Best Cambridge hostels

Top tips for finding the perfect Cambridge hostel

  • The Artist House is a perfect hostel in Cambridge for the single traveler or the couple to enjoy. Located on the grounds of Girton College at the University of Cambridge, there are only three rooms to choose from: two singles and one double. Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, parking, and a terrace/patio are available on the property, and some toiletries are also included. Famous attractions near Artist House Cambridge are the River Cam, the Bridge of Sighs, Kettle’s Yard, and Cambridge Castle.
  • An inexpensive hostel in Cambridge can be found on Tenison Road not far from the Cambridge Railway Station. This recently refurbished property can accommodate groups (maximum 16 persons) as well as solo travelers, and a few of the rooms have in-suite bathrooms. There is also 24h security and front desk service, laundry facilities, a common room, and a café/restaurant and bar. Free Wi-Fi can help you to navigate local sights such as the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Parker’s Piece, the Fitzwilliam Museum, as well as a few other colleges and art galleries in the downtown area.
  • St. John’s College is another local academic institution that houses a hostel in Cambridge. Situated on Cranesbill Close, Cranesbill House provides accommodations with in-suite bathrooms (dressing gowns included) and are equipped with a writing desk, pantry, and telephone. The facilities are limited at Cranesbill House, but if you stay there, you can enjoy the bar and nightclub, plus a parking lot if needed. Cambridge Castle, Magdalene College, the Jesus Green, and the ADC Theatre are just a few of the places of interest.
  • Robinson College–Cambridge University is a perfect location for large groups or conference attendees looking for an affordable short stay in the area. It has 10 twin suite rooms, 100 single rooms for groups of 2 or 3 with a shared bathroom, 160 suite single rooms (Standard Plus), and four double rooms that also have an in-suite bathroom and fridge. All rooms come with free towels, toiletries, heating, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary breakfasts. Notable nearby sites include Whipple Museum of the History of Science, King’s College Chapel, and Mathematical Bridge.

Where to stay in Cambridge?

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