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Hughes Hall, Cambridge

University Residence

Hughes Hall is the oldest of the University of Cambridge's postgraduate colleges and is housed in a number of 19th and 20th century buildings at a main site immediately adjacent to the University of Cambridge's Cricket ground.

Located next to the iconic Parkers Piece, Hughes Hall is a 10 minute walk from the railway station and 15 minutes walk from the centre of Cambridge.

The single en-suite accommodation is located in the Fenner's Building and the small double rooms are located in Gresham Court.

Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) - 23:30 (11:30pm) (arrivals may be allowed outside this window if your travel plans can't be adjusted however this is subject to availability)

Check Out: 10:30 (10:30am) - 10:30 (10:30am)

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Top facilities

Free WiFi

Free parking


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Based on 9 reviews
Hughes Hall, Cambridge

4.0 5 0.5

Lovely stay and large apartment with good view over grounds. Location is very good for walking to City center and free parking was a definite bonus. Very helpful and friendly lady in the porters office at the gates. We would stay again if visiting Cambridge

Hughes Hall, Cambridge

4.5 5 0.5

Polite and pleasant porters

Hughes Hall, Cambridge

4.5 5 0.5

The porters lodge personnel were exceptionally friendly welcoming the helpful. The picture depicted of the accommodation was of the original Hughes college, so initially, I was disappointed to learn we were in a modern building. Having said that, it was warm, clean and quiet. We had a wonderfu...

Hughes Hall, Cambridge

5.0 5 0.5

Very polite staff (porter).

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Facilities & information


19th century buildings

Parking (free)

Public car parking for a charge (nearby)

No smoking

Room Only (no kitchen facilities)

Historic property



Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Luggage storage

Pool/snooker table

Linen included

Towels included

Common room


Washing machine

Central heating

Bicycle storage


Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)


Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Arrival information and directions

01223 330484
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Address: Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CambridgeCB1 2EW, United Kingdom

Guests are invited to check in at the Porter's Lodge, which is located at the entrance of the College. Please show your booking confirmation and your passport to the Porter, who will provide you with your room key and direct you to the room. 

The College Porters' duties do not involve handling luggage.

On departure please take your key to the Porter's Lodge. The College Porters will look after your luggage until your departure from Cambridge.

The Lodge is manned from 07:00am to 02:00am.


By Car: Hughes Hall offer parking on site, depending on availability. In case the College car park is full, the closest car park is the Queen Anne Terrace Car Park, which is located 2 minute walk to Hughes Hall. Please see for details of pay.

By Train: The railway station is approximately a 15 minute walk or 5 minute taxi ride from the College. Taxis are available outside the station entrance and are able to drop off at the Porter's Lodge.

By Coach: Cambridge's main bus station, Drummer Street is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the College. Please see for timetables.

By Air: London Stansted Airport is less than 30 minutes drive, whilst London City and London Heathrow Airports can be reached in less than 90 minutes.  

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