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Pembroke

Accommodation Band 2

Most band 2 rooms are single-occupancy, medium-sized rooms in off-site College accommodation know as 'hostels'. There's also a limited number of smaller on-site rooms in Pembroke College and King's College that are graded band 2.

All rooms contain a bed, desk, chair and storage space. You'll have access to a shared bathroom and shared kitchen facilities.

There's also a regular housekeeping service and the cleaners, known as 'bedders', will clean your room weekly and communal areas daily. 

Pembroke College

These rooms are located around Pembroke's historic courtyards and beautiful gardens.

Pembroke is just across the road from the main lecture venue at 4 Mill Lane and a five to ten minute walk from the secondary lecture venue at the Department of Engineering. Pembroke is also just five minutes from King's College and the main city centre.

Fitzwilliam Street

These 19th century houses have backyard patios and are in between Pembroke and King's Colleges and the main lecture venues.

The Fitzwilliam Museum is just across the road and the city centre is easily accessible. Fun fact: Charles Darwin once lived on the site of one of the Fitzwilliam Street houses!

Trumpington Street

The Trumpington Street hostel is conveniently located less than five minutes from each of the lecture venues at the Department of Engineering and 4 Mill Lane.

It's a short walk to Pembroke and King's Colleges as well as the city centre, plus the Fitzwilliam Museum is just across the road.

Lensfield Road

Lensfield Road hostels are five minutes from the secondary lecture venue at the Department of Engineering and ten to fifteen minutes from the main lecture venue and Pembroke and King's Colleges.

They are close to a number of restaurants and Cambridge's central shopping area.

Bateman Street

Houses on Bateman Street are ideally located near to the train station, but are still in a quiet location. They're also just a few minutes walk from the University Botanic Gardens. 

They're around a 10-15 minute walk to the main lecture venues. 

Spalding Hostel (TBC)

This hostel lies in the heart of the city centre, close to the Market Square, the Cambridge Arts Theatre, shops and restaurants. It's just across the street from King's College, five to ten minutes from Pembroke and about fifteen minutes from the main lecture venues. 

The hostel also has its own television/common room. 

Webb's Court (TBC)

Webbs Court is one of the beautiful courtyards located in King's College.

The College is right in the city centre, only a five minute walk from Pembroke College and a five to ten minute walk to the main lecture venues.