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Unlike other colleges

I was recently at the Fitzwilliam College, located in the north-west region of Cambridge. The... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
A nice stay in Fitzwilliam College

I was attending a conference held in the Fitzwilliam College and also stayed there for three... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Tanja S
Zagreb, Croatia
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21 Sep 2018
“Unlike other colleges”
9 Dec 2017
“Works Christmas party ”
Originally founded in 1869 as a school for those who couldn't afford full college enrollment, Fitzwilliam became a full college in Cambridge in 1966 and boasts such famous alumni as Norman Lamont and Derek Pringle.
Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DG, England
+44 1223 332000
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

I was recently at the Fitzwilliam College, located in the north-west region of Cambridge. The college is a fairly new one, with relation to other Cambridge colleges, and hence is more modern than traditional. Not the most, architecturally pleasing of all colleges in Cambridge. Nothing...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I attended a Christmas party at the college last night. The venue was very lovely. Staff serving drinks and food were friendly and helpful. But the main reason for this review is to complement the chef fort the food. Started with choices of soups or...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

I was attending a conference held in the Fitzwilliam College and also stayed there for three nights. The room was pretty basic and kind of run-down but still clean and relatively spacey. The staff was really very friendly and helpful.There are a few city buses...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We spent four nights at Fitzwilliams, principally to attend a wedding in their chapel. A delightful and quiet place to be based. The room was a good size and had an ensuite shower room. Yes, it is basic but comfortable, clean and has everything you...More

1  Thank Charles J
Reviewed 3 May 2015

I stayed at Fitzwilliam while recently working in Cambridge. It was a very unpleasant experience. The staff were pleasant but not trained in hospitality. The rooms are awful, I stayed in two. Very dark and dingy with unbelievably awful en suite facilities. I was there...More

3  Thank Julia B
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I was accommodated here while working in Cambridge. The room was disgusting: the environment dirty. My bed was made twice in nine days. Long Life milk was not refreshed. No biscuits were provided for tea. I had to import two lamps in order to see...More

1  Thank fightingsultan
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Staff friendly. Fascinating building and artefacts/paintings. Free to visit. Shop rather pricey. Cafe closed quite early.

1  Thank 197hilary
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I stayed at this college housing for a conference and the rooms were terrible. Very small and run-down, with cubicle bathrooms that I have only ever seen in overcrowded Japanese hotels. There is no restaurant (or anything like that) on the college premises, and the...More

2  Thank f64CM
Reviewed 26 May 2014

The building and its contents should not be missed. So much to admire. It has an interesting gift shop and a purposeful cafe.

1  Thank Norman G
Reviewed 28 January 2014

My son is studying at this College. He is very pleased with the accommodation facilities, as well as all other facilities availzble. The only drawback is that it is some distance from the centre of Csmbridge and from the places where the lectures take place....More

1  Thank sophivosCyprus
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