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Mathematical Bridge

Queens' College, Cambridge

Offering clean and comfortable accommodation with free Wi-Fi and use of gym.

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  • 18th century buildings
  • Breakfast included
  • No parking onsite
  • No smoking
  • Minimum age 18
  • B&B


  • Free broadband access (wired)
  • Shared gardens
  • Squash court
  • Gym
  • Luggage storage
  • 24 hour security
  • Linen included
  • Towels included
  • Central heating

Food and Drinks

  • Restaurant
  • Cooked breakfast (included)
  • Lunch available (at additional cost)
  • Dinner available (at additional cost)
  • Picnic area

Nearby recreations

  • Recommended walks
  • Pub (walking distance)
  • Museums (walking distance)
  • Historic houses
  • Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
  • Theatre (walking distance)


Queens’ is one of Cambridge’s most historic colleges and today offers a wonderful mix of history and modern design, creating a truly unique experience to visitors who are looking for a true Cambridge experience.

Situated next to the River Cam and home to the famous Mathematical Bridge, Queens’ College offers a selection of accommodation, perfect as a base to explore Cambridge and beyond.

The  twin ensuite accommodation is bright and comfortable situated in the Fisher Building and single ensuite rooms in either the Erasmus Building or in Cripps Court, all of which include breakfast.

With regret disabled rooms are not available at Queens' College.

History to the present day

Queens' College has a rich and magnificent history dating back many hundreds of years, showcasing many centuries of heritage and academic learning. The colleges older buildings date back to the 15th Century, whilst the more recent 20th Century buildings are modernistic in design, mixing traditional styling with modern design. constructed on the site of today’s Mathematical Bridge and shortly after, the first, 16th Century bridge was removed.

Food and Drinks

Renowned for banqueting and stunning chef prepared menus. Guests staying at Queens’ College can enjoy a full and hearty breakfast included in the price. Freshly prepared and delicious lunches can be purchased, please enquire on arrival.

Grounds and gardens

There is a selection of manicured gardens and lawns to enjoy.

Other facilities

Complimentary Wi-fi, tea & coffee making facilities in all rooms, and a selection of bathroom toiletries.

Also available to use is the College gym (£20.00 deposit) please enquire on arrival, squash courts and college punts.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: Queens' College, Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9ET, United Kingdom

Check In: From 2.00pm      Check out: By 09.30am

On arrival, all guests must report to the Porter's Lodge (located at the main entrance to the college). Please show your booking confirmation receipt to the Porters to check in. The college is manned 24hrs a day.

All guests who do not hold a UK passport are required by law to fill in a Guest Registration Form - this will be in the Porters Lodge for you to fill in on arrival. You must bring your passport with you. You will then be given a key to your bedroom and directed to your room(s).

The College Porters’ duties do not involve handling luggage; you must carry your own luggage to and from your room.

On departure, please take your key to the Porters Lodge and they will be delighted to look after luggage until your departure from Cambridge.


Car Parking: Unfortunately parking is not available at the college, and nearby car parks are expensive, at around £20 per day (see the Visitor Information page on for more details). We are situated in the centre of Cambridge and we have close links to the train and bus station.

Arrival by Car: Queens' College is located in the heart of Cambridge and suggest using the following postcode for navigation: CB3 9ET

Arrival by Train: Cambridge railway station has fast and frequent services to London Liverpool Street and London Kings Cross Station. There are also regular services direct to London Stansted Airport. The station is situated only 2 miles from Queens' College and will cost less than £10.00 for a one way journey.

Alternatively, the "Citi 1" operates between the Railway Station and City Centre-St. Andrews Street. Queens' College is 10 minutes walk from this bus stop.

Arrival by Air: London Stansted Airport is less than 30 minutes drive, connecting Cambridge to many European destinations, whilst London City and London Heathrow Airports can be reached in less than 90 minutes. Journey time by taxi from London Stansted by taxi is approximately 30 minutes and should cost no more than £35.00 for a one way journey.

More photos of Queens' College, Cambridge

Cripps Building Example of  Single Ensuite Bedroom Example of Twin Ensuite Bedroom Porters' Lodge Example of Twin Bedroom
Queens' College Queens' College Canteen Queens' College Bar Queens' College in winter Fisher Building

Customer feedback

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, December 2016: Hello, I was very impressed with the 3 rooms we had, very comfortable, warm and far more spacious than a hotel room. My view was amazing over the river and I enjoyed walking along the river and around the grounds. Staff were very friendly and the rooms were spotlessly clean. The breakfast was delicious and varied and we all enjoyed dining in the dining hall. I will definately recommend to friends and family. Thank you. 4/5

, September 2016: A very nice experience! Much more than I expected from staying in a "dorm room." 4/5

, August 2016: Loved the venue for the wedding. So enjoyed it we would love to return again to stay in this old building. We want to look around Cambridge more and enjoy the historical buildings. Many thanks for a great stay. 5/5

, August 2016: An absolutely superb experience 5/5

, April 2016: Outstanding experience renting a room from Queen's College Cambridge. Very convenient, very nice, very well priced. 5/5

, April 2016: I had a very nice and confortable room with a view of the river. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The wifi connection very good :-) 5/5

, September 2014: A very pleasant stay, close to town, was attending a Wedding at Queens, so close to Chapel And Reception, breakfast amazing, no need for lunch, clean and very quiet room with lounge area. 100 per cent recommendation. Parked at Station, cheap and not too far from University. Highly recommended. 5/5