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Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

University residence

Awarded 4 stars by VisitEngland for the high standard of its overnight accommodation for B&B guests and conference delegates, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge is a modern, inspirational College that welcomes visitors and offers cheerful, friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere during University vacations.

The College is home to the New Hall Art Collection, which was recently featured in Vogue Magazine, as one of the most stylish places to visit in Cambridge.

The College is a pleasant 10-minute stroll over Magdalene Bridge and the river Cam to the historic city centre and free parking is available on site on a first come, first served basis.

The bedrooms are used by students during the term, so you are getting a real student experience! However, there are some additional comforts for guests including in-room refreshments, toiletries, towels and bed linen.  All rooms have free WiFi Internet access. 

Rooms available in 2021 are in Buckingham House. Situated opposite the Main College, Buckingham House offers modern en suite bedrooms in a quiet location. Guests are welcome to access the Main College buildings, gardens and art collection throughout their stay. 


While you are on site at Murray Edwards College you are asked to adhere to all of the current guidance displayed around the College. This may include wearing face masks while inside College buildings and where you cannot socially distance, and following the one-way system. Hand sanitiser stations are available throughout the College.

Please do not come to College if you are have any Covid-19 symptoms in advance of your visit. The College encourages all visitors to take a lateral flow test before departing for Murray Edwards College and not to attend if it is positive. 

Check In: 13:00 (1:00pm) Onwards (no arrivals allowed outside this window)

Check Out: 00:00 (12:00am) - 09:00 (9:00am)

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Price range
£75.95 - £99.99

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking


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Based on 737 reviews
Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

5.0 5 0.5

Murray Edwards College was looking absolutely splendid, with a magnificent display of flowers at the entrance. The buildings and gardens are impressive, the service was excellent, and the various talks and lectures most interesting.

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

5.0 5 0.5

Everything was truly excellent. I will definitely recommend to family and friends. I will plan to return whenever travelling in that direction and look for opportunities to stay in similar settings.

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

5.0 5 0.5

Very impressed. our overnight stay was excellent. Delishous full breakfast, and continental available. Short walk to the centre of Cambridge.

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

5.0 5 0.5

Great secure car parking. Walking distance to town was easy. Porters very helpful. Breakfast person very helpful and friendly.

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

5.0 5 0.5

An excellent overnight stay; good convenient location with free parking; staff very friendly and helpful; great breakfast.

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

4.6 5 0.5

Excellent value for money, close to city centre, lots of parking nearby, service friendly and professional.

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

4.2 5 0.5

Nice place to stay - quiet and near town. Could do with a small fridge and a hairdryer.

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

4.5 5 0.5

Friendly and helpful welcome from everyone. Everything made easy.

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

5.0 5 0.5

very Good indeed Ratings were aall 5*

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Facilities & information


20th century buildings

Breakfast included

Parking (free)

No smoking



Free broadband access (wired)

Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Central heating


Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)


Pub (walking distance)

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (walking distance)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Arrival information and directions

Address: Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CambridgeCB3 0DF, United Kingdom

You can view Murray Edwards College Accessibility Statement via the link noted in your confirmation email. If you will require assistance in the event of an emergency, please complete and return a PEEP form, which you can download from the same link

To check in, please go to the Porters' Lodge, where you will be given directions to your room, a key and swipe card, your WiFi code (please ask for an additional code should you be using multiple devices simultaneously) and your Pocket Guide, which includes a map of Cambridge centre.

Check in: Monday to Friday, from 1:00pm. Check out: By 9:00am.

Check in: Saturday & Sunday, from 2:00pm. Check out: Saturday & Sunday: By 10:00am.

Access to the college after 11:00pm is by the main front entrance at the Porters' Lodge.


The College is easy to reach by road, with good access from the M11, A14 and A428. If you're using sat-nav, the postcode CB3 0DR/number 61 will bring you straight to the main car park on Storey's Way.

The railway station is a 20 minute taxi journey from Murray Edwards College. This could be longer at peak times. A free taxi phone is available at the Porters’ Lodge.

Access from the Park and Ride site on Madingley Road is simple - just hop off the bus on Bridge Street and walk up the hill.

There is a bus stop for regular buses on Huntingdon Road near the front entrance to Murray Edwards College.

Parking for bicycles is close to the Porters' Lodge at the front entrance.

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