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Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge

Lucy Cavendish College student accommodation is situated within a 10-15 minute walk of the city centre, but away from the hustle and bustle. The College offers free WIFI and car parking to its guests whilst staying in College, at the main College site.

Clean and comfortable, the student rooms are ensuite, centrally heated and bath and hand towels are provided, as well as complimentary toiletries. Tea and coffee making facilities are also provided either in the bedroom or a nearby kitchen, which is equipped so that guests can prepare snacks if they wish.

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

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

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Free WiFi

Breakfast Included

Free Parking


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19th century buildings

20th century buildings

21st century buildings

Breakfast Included

Parking (free)

No smoking

Children welcome



Free broadband access (wired)

Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Self-catering facilities

Children's cots

Linen included

Towels included

Central heating


Self-catering facilities

Continental breakfast (included)


Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses


Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)


Lucy Cavendish College, Lady Margaret Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CambridgeCB3 0BU, United Kingdom

On arrival, please report to the Porters' Lodge (first building on the left as you come into the College's private road) where you will be given a key and directed to your room(s).


By Road: M11 Junction 13, turn right at sliproad traffic lights, then go straight over next traffic lights, continue straight for a mile. When you can see that the road terminates at a mini roundabout about 150 metres ahead, you will come to a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights, look for a left turn marked 'Huntingdon, A14, Arbury, Shire Hall'. Take this, then first left into Lucy Cavendish College.    

Car parking is available at the College.


On Foot: Lucy Cavendish College is 10 minutes to the north of the city centre, just off "The Backs". It is situated on the corner of Lady Margaret Road and Madingley Road.


For guests who are allocated a room at our Histon Road student accommodation, further instructions will be given on arrival at the Porters' Lodge.


Sarah D | 06/05/2019

Room and bathroom good size. Bed very comfortable. Use of kitchen a bonus. Beautiful gardens. 5 min walk into centre and parking a bonus. Porters were lovely and really helpful.

Kirsten B | 25/09/2016

Had a wounderfull time at Lucy Cavendish and in Cambridge Thank you so much

Kevin S | 26/12/2015

Very good. Excellent welcome - mulled wine and chocolate biscuits.

Safinaz M | 03/10/2015

The staff was very helpful.

Cammy H | 09/08/2015

Delightful and warm reception. Enjoyed senior porter! However , it would be nice to have internet that worked in the room.

Gill H | 16/07/2015

The staff were extremely helpful and thoughtful, organising a packed breakfast to accommodate my early start.

christine w | 16/07/2015

also great to have car parking! wish we were there longer.

William N | 13/07/2015

Just what we wanted, and having parking certainly helped over a busy weekend. All the staff at Lucy Cavendish College were very helpful. Thank you.

Gail B | 01/07/2015

Really enjoyed the stay. Porters were exceptionally helpful. Didn't have breakfast

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