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King's College, Cambridge

King's College is situated in the heart of Cambridge and offers views of the historic city, River Cam, the famous 'Backs' and beyond. The College is renowned for its academic success, iconic Chapel and world famous choir. 

King's College is delighted to invite guests to stay in off campus accommodation where some of the brightest young people live during their studies here in the College.

Bedrooms are booked with breakfast or brunch available in the dramatic gothic dining Hall. Off road off site parking is also available over certain dates in the summer.

Bene't Street Hostel

Accommodation is located off campus

Once the home of Barclay’s Bank, Bene’t Street provides a blend of modern facilities with high ceilings and sash windows. The single and double ensuite rooms have views of the Chapel and the old town centre and are located within minutes of the College. A lift provides access to two floors including disabled facilities.

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Summary

15th century buildings

Private parking (charge)

Public car parking for a charge (nearby)

No smoking

Historic Property

Lifts

Facilities

Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

No luggage storage

Linen included

Towels included

Iron/ironing board

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Central heating

Food

Tea room

Bar

Recreations

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses

Gardens

Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Directions

King's College, King's Parade, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CambridgeCB2 1ST, United Kingdom

Check in: From 2:00pm

Weekday check out: By 9:30am on the morning of departure

Weekend/Bank Holiday check out: By 10:00am on the morning of departure

Check in information: Guests are invited to check in and out at the Porters' Lodge, situated at the entrance to the College on King's Parade. Please show your booking confirmation to the Porter, who will provide you with your room keys, a map of the College and will direct you to your room. The Lodge is manned 24 hours; however, despite their title, the College Porters do not carry guest's bags, but are there for advice and support.  The Porters are able to call a taxi for you if required. We regret that the College are not able to store luggage, but left luggage facilities are available nearby.

Locations:

Bene't Street Hostel (located off campus)

The Bene’t Street accommodation is a two-minute walk from the Porter’s Lodge. Bene’t Street accommodation is the old Barclay’s Bank building between ‘The Pint Shop’ bar and ‘Zizzi’s’ restaurant.

Directions:

By Car:  There are local car parks and park & ride sites located on the borders of Cambridge. The closest car park is the Grand Arcade which is a 5 minute walk through the historic Market Square but Park Street might also suit you as it is a short stroll along the fronts of some of the most famous Colleges - St John's and Trinity but to name a few. Please see the City Council website for details of pay and display car parks https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/parking.

By Train: The railway station is approximately a 25 minute walk or 10 minute taxi ride from the College.  Bus and taxi services are available outside the station entrance and are able to drop off outside the College entrance.

By Coach: Cambridge's main bus station, Drummer Street is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the College. Please see http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/info/20017/buses for timetables.

Off road parking: Located a 5-10 minute walk from the College, access to the car park will be from 9am on the day of arrival.

If you book parking please contact us 7 days prior to arrival to receive your access pass on 01223 331410 or entertain@kings.cam.ac.uk 

Reviews

Bernd N | 12/09/2017

We enjoyed very much staying in Kings College. Service and everything was excellent and we had a great time in Cambridge. Thank You very much!

Barry T | 17/07/2017

Great location in the middle of Cambridge, short walk to all the action. Would stay here again. Thanks

SIMON C | 21/04/2017

Very good value for money, good facilities and great brunch in dining hall.

Robert P | 14/09/2016

A lovely place to stay in the centre of the city, with access to such an interesting and historic college.

JAMES D | 24/08/2016

We both enjoyed staying in the heart of the town and would certainly use the service again. We would also recommend the site to friends and family staying in Cambridge.

Tarun G | 22/08/2016

Excellent welcome Brunch was superb Room was spacious and clean with powerful shower

Gerry T | 22/09/2015

A great find right in the centre of Cambridge - the only potential issue is parking or the cost of parking nearby

Eric M | 13/09/2015

An enjoyable experience.

moira l | 17/08/2015

Absolutely outstanding...we thoroughly enjoyed and will be back.

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