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Downing College, Cambridge

Downing College, dating from the early 1800s, has a unique setting amidst 20 acres of lawns and trees. While the college environment itself is quiet and peaceful, the museums, shops and River Cam in the very heart of Cambridge is only a few minutes’ walk away. Downing College is an ideal location for visitors on a leisure break or in Cambridge on business. 

Their spacious bedrooms are fully equipped for the modern-day traveller, with facilities such as a flat screen television, a spacious desk and free Wi-Fi. A hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities are also provided and bedrooms are cleaned daily by the College Domestic Assistants. There is free car parking available within the grounds, subject to availability; please request when you are making your booking. 

Please note: The college is unable to accept bookings for children of 16 years and under, or for Stag and Hen parties. Guests of 16 - 18 years must be accompanied by an adult (21 or over). 

Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) Onwards (no arrivals allowed outside this window)

Check Out: 06:00 (6:00am) - 09:30 (9:30am)

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Free WiFi

Free Parking

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Facilities

Summary

19th century buildings

Parking (free)

No smoking

Historic Property

Facilities

Free broadband access (wired)

Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Tennis court

Gym

Television

24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers

Central heating

Recreations

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Gardens

Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Directions

Downing College, Regent St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CambridgeCB2 1DQ, United Kingdom

Guests should check in and out at the Porter’s Lodge, located at the entrance to the College on Regent Street. It is possible for guests arriving before 2.00pm or departing after 10.00am to leave a small amount of luggage at the Porters' Lodge.

On arrival all Guests are required under the Immigration (Hotel Records) Order 1972 to complete a registration form giving full name and address and nationality. Non UK guests will also be required to provide the number and place of issue of their passport, their nationality and their next destination. These records must be kept for at least 12 months and be available for inspection by any police officer. 

How to Find Us:

By Train: Downing College is situated about ¾ of a mile (15 minutes walk) from the station and is served by regular buses and taxis.

By Bus: Cambridge's main bus station, Drummer Street is only a 5 minute walk from the College.

Parking on site is free but is subject to availability, so please ensure you add a parking request to your reservation at the time of the booking in the "Additional information" section of the booking form. If parking isn't available we will contact you to suggest alternative parking facilities.

Reviews

Anne B | 23/08/2019

The staff in the Porter's lodge were very welcoming and helpful. The rooms were a very good standard and breakfast very good. The experience of staying in college really enhances the overall visit.

tim s | 20/08/2019

Great place to stay.

Elizabeth G | 19/08/2019

couldnt fault it - really great stay

Sarah M | 19/08/2019

Excellent!

Melanie H | 16/08/2019

Great location. Roomy and very clean. Breakfast a bit early for vacation. The breakfast was in a beautiful building.

Benjamin W | 16/08/2019

Beautiful grounds, very comfortable rooms, a great location and a top breakfast. Really couldn't have asked for more. Very happy to recommend and I'll definitely be staying again!

Sue S | 12/08/2019

very enjoyable experience, which we will look back on with pleasure

Stuart B | 11/08/2019

It was wonderful. Can’t fault it! Thank you.

Werner G | 04/08/2019

We enjoed our stay at Downing College very much; thank's to all, especially the staff.

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