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Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

Sidney Sussex College is pleased to offer clean, simple accommodation in the unique historic surroundings of a traditional college in the heart of Cambridge.

Bedrooms can be chosen within the grounds of the college in either Blundell Court, Garden Court, Cloister Court or Sussex House. There are also bedrooms located outside of the College about 5 minutes walk away, in Sidney House and Cromwell Court.

Most bedrooms have a wash hand basin and you will be provided with towels and soap. Bathrooms are shared between 4-5 bedrooms unless you are in an ensuite room. All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities, internet access and are serviced daily by the Housekeeping staff.

Please note that a project to build new kitchens started in the Master's garden in October 2018. This will affect the views from some bedrooms and may also result in noise and disturbance on the main College site during daytime working hours until August 2020.

Check In: 13:00 (1:00pm) - 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: 06:30 (6:30am) - 10:00 (10:00am)

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Top Facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast Included


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Breakfast Included

Public car parking for a charge (nearby)

No parking

No smoking


Historic Property



Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Garden furniture

Luggage storage

Linen included

Towels included

Iron/ironing board

Central heating


Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)


Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses


Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)


Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CambridgeCB2 3HU, United Kingdom

Rooms are available to check in from 1:00pm on the day of arrival. On the day of departure, guests are required to vacate bedrooms and return keys to the Porters' Lodge by 10:00am to enable the rooms to be serviced for incoming guests.

Guests should check-in at the Porters' Lodge at the front of the College (opposite Sainsbury's on Sidney Street).

The Porters' Lodge is open for check-in and check-out between 06.00am and 11.00pm. Outside these times, a night porter is on site to deal with emergencies only.

The main gate by the Porters' Lodge is closed at 10pm. Room keys also unlock the wicket gate (the small door within the main entrance gate).

Please note that, despite their title, College Porters do not carry guests' bags.

The College is unable to offer parking on site, however, Park Street Car Park is available a short distance from the College. 

The railway station is approximately 25 minutes walk from the College. Bus and taxi services are available outside the Station entrance.


Robert W | 05/08/2019

Very courteous reception on arrival

Jennifer R | 28/07/2019

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the College and in Cambridge

Francisco A | 19/07/2019

It is a great opportunity to connect with the history. Everything perfect. Thanks you

Glynis S | 19/07/2019

Great location, delightful room and a friendly porter.

Kevin R | 12/07/2019

Fantastic staff at Porters Lodge

Wendy F | 08/07/2019

Quick and easy booking in and out. Room a little dated but very clean. Breakfast had good choices. All staff very friendly. Would recommend and use again.

Erzsebet A | 07/07/2019

Basic but comfortable room, nice staff, very good location.

Jackie A | 04/07/2019

Booked last minute very quick and easy Nice quiet room Lovly evening walk round the garden and perfect breakfast right in the middle of Cambridge

Anne C | 16/04/2019

We had a really good experience with Sydney Sussex and all the staff bookings etc. It was 100% they were very accommodating and we would highly recommend them.

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