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Christ's College

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Address: St Andrew's Street, Cambridge CB2 3BV, England
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+44 1223 334900
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09:00 - 16:00
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It is said that Poet John Milton sat and wrote poetry under a tree on the...

It is said that Poet John Milton sat and wrote poetry under a tree on the grounds of this College, whose famous alumni include General Jan Smuts, John Milton, Charles Darwin and CP Snow.

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Beautiful

A truly outstanding college with beautiful scenery as well as the only circular lawn in Cambridge!! Gorgeous gardens.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A truly outstanding college with beautiful scenery as well as the only circular lawn in Cambridge!! Gorgeous gardens.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited here just to sit in the gardens - amazing fragrant wisteria covering the front of building late April/early May. Quiet relaxing gardens with benches to sit and relax away from the cities hustle & bustle!

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Cascais, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to be attending a conference in Cambridge after term end, so the College was renting out its rooms. My room was spacious, private and comfortable. But above all you can't match the environment .... or the location.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most central colleges and like all is beautifully kept. The porters here are particularly helpful with one of them even bringing more bedding to our room one evening. The attraction here is Charles Darwin and there is a room with his name on it on the main quadrangle. There are one or two sculptures around... More 

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Neuwied, Germany
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

♥♥ significant impression ! ♥ Connection to friends from Bromley make us walking through the nice surrounding♥ in fact really pretty ♥ thanks for the chance to go around ♥ we admire the beautiful parc ♥ significant impresssion of the famous universiy town ♥ Townexperience Cambridge ♥ best wishes Eckard

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have visited Cambridge for business purposes and I made a booking online to stay in this college. All went so smooth; staff members were extremely helpful and friendly. The room was average but met with my requirement. I had to use shared bathroom/WC but it was also my choice and I am glad I have done that. It was... More 

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is another college of Cambridge university. The buildings are beautiful. They also have a cafe like other colleges.

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

My wife and I had some difficulty finding Christ's College, finally getting aid from a couple of guys with smart phones. Admission wasn't allowed, but we were permitted to take pictures looking into the first court. There was also information in the gate-house about Darwin's stay at Christ's College, and we photographed that as well. This is not a must-see... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Christ's College Cambridge is a great place to stay, the staff are very polite and always willing to help, the single room is just that a room with Tea/coffee making facilities and a desk, also there is no parking on site. its a 5 min walk to the Cambridge Corn Exchange which is a local venue for All types of... More 

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Jaipur, India
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Christ's college is one of colleges in Cambridge University. It offers a good tutorial support to its students. All members are encouraged to explore a wide range of outside interests. Many extra-curricular activities are done by the students: like sport, music, drama, films, debating, and many more. It is a small college, but has earned a name for its excellence.... More 

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