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Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

University residence
4.3 110
4.3 (110)
Free WiFi
Free parking
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Overview

Awarded 4 stars by VisitEngland for the high standard of its overnight accommodation for B&B guests and conference delegates, Murray Edwards College is a modern, inspirational College that welcomes visitors and offers a friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere, during University vacations.

The College is home to The Women's Art Collection, which was recently featured in Vogue Magazine, as one of the most stylish places to visit in Cambridge.

The College is a pleasant 10-minute stroll, over Magdalene Bridge and the river Cam, to the historic city centre. Free parking is available onsite on a first come, first served basis.

The bedrooms are used by students during the term, so you are getting a real student experience! There are some additional comforts added for for guests, including in-room refreshments, toiletries, towels and bed linen.  All rooms have free WiFi. 

Rooms available in 2023 are in Buckingham House. Situated opposite the Main College, Buckingham House offers modern en suite bedrooms in a quiet location. Guests are welcome to access the Main College buildings, gardens and art collection throughout their stay.


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

Check out: 00:00 (12:00am) - 09:00 (9:00am)



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Reviews

4.3
Based on 110 reviews
Room
4.2
Value
4.2
Food
4.0
Service
4.6
Experience
4.4
★★★★★
76
★★★★
23
★★★
9
★★
1
1

The accommodation was clean and spacious and set in beautiful gardens. There was also the added benefit of an extensive women's art collection, a rarity indeed. It was also a short walk into Cambridge and for me had the added benefit of being minutes away from Kettles Yard one of the main reasons for the visit. The staff were courteous and friendly.

Anon

Very friendly and helpful porters. Room clean and comfortable. The only downside was the breakfast, as there wasn't much fresh fruit or choice of cereal (but that might have been because of the large number of summer school students staying).

Anon

It was a great stay - a note needs to be made with attention to detail around the bathroom cleaning - hairs from previous occupant left :( Overall, staff were wonderful and so helpful and friendly - thank you :)

Anon

The college is overall nice, however the bed is not very comfortable (can feel every spring in the mattress!) and check out time is early and they don't store suitcases, which created logistical challenges.

SimoneF

A very pleasant visit. Well equipped, comfortable and clean room, great assistance from the Porters Lodge and the breakfast offering was very good. Great location for the town centre.

DawnK

Loved staying at Murray Edwards College - interesting building and artwork, beautiful garden and planting. All very efficient and convenient. Would definitely stay here again.

Anon

Excellent position for access to Cambridge. Room including bathroom facilities. Very good for amount payed. breakfast good and time span for taking it good

HarrietT

Everything one could ask for in the room and service, great proximity to town centre and parking onsite.

SharonC

Excellent room and location. Thank you

Anon
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Facilities & information

Summary

20th century buildings

Parking (free)

No smoking

Facilities

Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

DVD library

Book library

24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Central heating

Bicycle storage

Bring your own travel cot

First aid / doctor on site

Recreations

Pub (walking distance)

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (walking distance)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses

Gardens

Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Theatre (walking distance)

Arrival information & directions

Address: Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CambridgeCB3 0DF, United Kingdom

You can view Murray Edwards College Accessibility Statement via the link noted in your confirmation email. If you will require assistance in the event of an emergency, please complete and return a PEEP form, which you can download from the same link

To check in, please go to the Porters' Lodge, where you will be given directions to your room, a key and swipe card, your WiFi code (please ask for an additional code should you be using multiple devices simultaneously) and your Pocket Guide, which includes a map of Cambridge centre.

Check in: Monday to Friday, from 1:00pm. Check out: By 9:00am.

Check in: Saturday & Sunday, from 2:00pm. Check out: Saturday & Sunday: By 10:00am.

Access to the college after 11:00pm is by the main front entrance at the Porters' Lodge.

Travel

The College is easy to reach by road, with good access from the M11, A14 and A428. If you're using sat-nav, the postcode CB3 0DR/number 61 will bring you straight to the main car park on Storey's Way.

The railway station is a 20 minute taxi journey from Murray Edwards College. This could be longer at peak times. A free taxi phone is available at the Porters’ Lodge.

Access from the Park and Ride site on Madingley Road is simple - just hop off the bus on Bridge Street and walk up the hill.

There is a bus stop for regular buses on Huntingdon Road near the front entrance to Murray Edwards College.

Parking for bicycles is close to the Porters' Lodge at the front entrance.

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