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Founded in 1473, St Catharine's College is a welcoming community of students, staff and Fellows in the heart of Cambridge. As a College of the University of Cambridge, we are dedicated to academic excellence and to recruiting the most able students...more
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to sit and contemplate the world hurrying by. Great buildings and little sun traps with benches to rest in. Chapel was lovely but seats a bit uncomfy in there (presumably to keep folk awake !). Loved it.

Thank Andrew-Leakey
Lauren T, Public Relations Manager at St Catharine's College, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thanks for visiting Andrew! We're glad you enjoyed Main Court!

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Founded in 1473, St. Catherine's college is located off trumpington street in Cambridge. A more centrally located college that has good lay out and architecture.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 24 February 2018

it looks oddly unfinished. Very odd feel to the place - but I love it! If one was honest, it's one of the uglier Oxbridge colleges - only Sidney Sussex here - or Balliol College at Oxford - are more plain. But that's what's great...More

Thank 34Doris
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We stayed three nights at this place. The room of course the students' room which was not fancy but it was big, we can't expect that the bed would be comfortable like at the hotel but it was alright. Breakfast was in the Refectory, it...More

Thank Preeya I
Lauren T, Public Relations Manager at St Catharine's College, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you at St Catharine's again soon.

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Was here for four nights to watch Middlesex play at Fenner's. Very good value and a reasonable cooked breakfast for £42 per night in central Cambridge. Had shared bathroom with meant larger room in an old quad. Slight queue in mornings if timing wrong. Would...More

Thank ChrisHuntingdon
Management response:Responded 16 June 2017

Thank you for your review Chris. We'll pass it on to our porters!

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here last year for B&B and were extremely impressed. It's a fantastically convenient location ( we were in Cambridge for the Alumni Festival so needed to walk all around Cambridge). The breakfast was very good quality. We'd certainly recommend staying here.

Thank jerahaldi
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Living in Cambridge and working for the University gives you the privilege to often be invited for dinners at the colleges. There is really only one reason why dinning at one of the old colleges is so spectacular. It's the old dinning halls, the very...More

Thank Claudia S
Management response:Responded 2 December 2016

Dear Claudia Many thanks for your feedback regarding dinner. Ella has responded to you directly by email and we are very sorry for the problems you encountered Kind regards Conference & Catering

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

St Catherine's is a pleasant college, which supposedly has closed access. You may visit the chapel however for services. Ignoring the sign I proceeded to the chapel on the excuse of enquiring the service times. The chapel is interesting and well worth a visit. The...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I was there for a scientific meeting, so a faculty member of St. Catharine's booked 3 nights for me in a room with private bath at a very reasonable rate (would have been pretty reasonable if he hadn't booked it). Pluses: 1) Centrally located for...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I stayed for 2 nights in St Catharine's College, bed and breakfast, cheap and cheerful student accommodation. A nice big room overlooking a courtyard(don't walk on the grass) with the lavatory and shower room at the other end of the corridor. There were three small...More

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