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Great place for a stroll round. Grounds are well maintained and the gardens are beautiful. Well... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Hastings, United Kingdom
Basic Housing; Great Food

This was a good place to stay in that it was close to downtown, right on the tour bus route. The... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Penticton, Canada
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  • Average30%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
29 Apr 2018
27 Jul 2018
“Smelly and worn down, but probably cheap”
The newest Cambridge College was founded in 1977 with its pleasing modern buildings built in red brick with balconies facing into a paved courtyard.
Grange Road, Cambridge CB3 9AN, England
+44 1223 339100
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Went here for an outdoor Shakespeare production recently. It's the 2nd time I have done so and it really is a lovely way to spend an evening. The gardens are perfectly manicured and the stage area is set up as a mini amphitheatre. Great on...More

2  Thank otolith
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is OK to stay for an on-site conference, otherwise find a nicer and better-located hotel elsewhere (the town center and the closest pubs are a 15-20 minute walk away). The accommodation is to be found in a two story red-brick building set well back...More

2  Thank PhantomTourist
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Probably as expected from pictures, except for strong unspecific smell. Might be something rotting/died combined with detergent?More

Thank GBRova
robinsoncollege2015, Manager at Robinson College, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Further to your comments above, are you able to advise when you stayed and which number, so that we can look into please? The College is of a very high standard, so I was surprised by your comments, but would like to have the opportunity...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Great place for a stroll round. Grounds are well maintained and the gardens are beautiful. Well worth a visit,

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Really disappointed with lunch this year. The food was bland and uninteresting and I really could not be bothered to eat either starter or main course. The cheese plate is simply awful, given the amazing British cheeses one can so easily get these days.

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great facilities. We had a conference, with over 300 delegates it was roomy and met the needs for all attending.

Thank Jojomartin1971
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Do not expect traditional Cambridge halls and gargoyles at this brick built college. The entrance and walk through the college does not prepare you for the beauty of the gardens but you can buy a booklet at the porter's lodge which points to their best...More

Thank suerobinson01
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was a good place to stay in that it was close to downtown, right on the tour bus route. The rooms are clean and basic -- no TV, but towels and toiletries are provided. Highlights were the wonderful lunch and breakfast served in the...More

Thank freeranger2016
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Robinson is a newer red brick college situated in a quiet area but not far from the bustle of Cambridge centre. The rooms don't have a TV or hair dryer but they are clean & in good condition with tea & coffee making facilities. Wifi...More

Thank scousepeasant
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Robinson is not one of Cambridge's ancient university colleges, having been built in the 1970s. It's on the far side of the river, about 15 minutes' walk from the historic centre of the city. For me, that made it perfect -- away from the roving...More

Thank Toby W
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Few tourists make it to Robinson College, on the periphery of central Cambridge, but it has its attractions. The architecture is modern, and heavily based on red brick (with a tinge of blue). It's designed along the lines of a mediaeval castle, so you enter...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Let's face it the people who stay in Robinson's College are either tourists or, like myself, attending a meeting or conference. My venue was elsewhere but walkable from Robinson. The staff are incredibly polite, courteous and efficient and the building and gardens are very pleasant....More

Thank astroian
RobinsonCollege169, Front Office Manager at Robinson College, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2016

Thank you for your comments and I hope that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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