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Address: Jesus Ln., Cambridge CB5 8BL, England
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One of the colleges of Cambridge University that was built on the site of a...

One of the colleges of Cambridge University that was built on the site of a 12th-century nunnery, and which today features spacious grounds and a pretty 16th-century cloister court.

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Well worth a visit

Interesting entrance. Lovely grounds and gardens. Grand hall and library. Do visit the chapel which is splendid.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 December 2016
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Interesting entrance. Lovely grounds and gardens. Grand hall and library. Do visit the chapel which is splendid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for a business dinner and found the staff lovely and attentive. The food was wonderful and excitingly presented. They offer an extensive range of wines and champagne too. All this set in a brilliantly decorated private dinning room made for a really special evening. Thank you for a great memory.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were fortunate enough to stay in the residence (Library Court) for three nights during a visit to Cambridge. While this college is not nearly as well known as others, it is quite beautiful and peaceful. The grounds are lovely. Our room was very comfortable. Wifi free! Breakfasts in the dining hall were quite good and plentiful. The porters were... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Beautiful, steeped in history. The pavilion has a thatched roof! Worth looking round, but won't let the dog in.

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gloucester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Our daughter studied here over five years ago so went back with her to look around the grounds again.It has beautiful grounds, the "horse" is still in position. The college is a couple of minutes walk from the centre of town, on Jesus Lane, a very tranquil inner court. A great college to study. Jesus Green lies to the rear... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

The college is a tranquil haven within the splendour of ancient stonework. We stayed in the college rooms and were amazed at the level of comfort and cleanliness. Generous facilities and free wifi....beats any of the city hotels....how many of them can boast a heritage spanning centuries? The grounds are delightful and the porters and staff were extremely friendly and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I am a graduate of the college and love it dearly. It is a short distance from the very centre of the city but well worth the walk. It is, unlike many colleges, always open to visitors. There are beautiful gardens, a very large close with sports grounds and buildings dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. A wonderfully... More 

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Sutton Coldfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

It's probably true that only the discerning or lost find this gem, which makes it a peaceful choice for the students living there. Lovely chapel & beautiful grounds.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Used to work here and back 20 Years later to visit. Happy memories. Helpful porters and lovely college.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Huge single room with en suite, all newly refurbed. Jesus buildings are not among the most picturesque and part of our court looked like Princetown Prison, but we were able to wander about ad lib. Excellent breakfast, really well cooked and presented in Upper Hall. Local produce and no rubbish. Our stay was completed by a wonderful carol concert in... More 

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