ACCOMMODATION for PEI UK CONFERENCE, CAMBRIDGE

From Sunday 7 to Friday 12 April

Report by Pia on Sat. 10 November 2018

Two websites deal with available rooms in Cambridge colleges:

Meet Cambridge: https://www.meet-cambridge.com

University Rooms: https://www.universityrooms.com/en-GB/city/Cambridge/home

At the moment bookings are only available until the end of 2018. Later availability for bookings will be released depending on the colleges.

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Sidney Sussex College                                                        7 mins.  0.4 miles

Single with shared bathroom  £50   incl. VAT, breakfast and wi-fi

Single en suite  £72

Twin en suite  £110

People can book directly from January 2019

https://www.sid.cam.ac.uk/confer/accommodation/bookingindiv

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Jesus College                                                        6 mins.  0.3 miles

5 Single rooms en suite:  £72  incl. VAT and breakfast [special Fellows discount]

5 Standard single (no en suite):  £48  incl. VAT and breakfast [special Fellows discount]

Reserved until March 2, 2019

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Corpus Christi College                                        5 mins.  0.3 miles

20 Standard single (no en suite):  £70 + VAT 20%  [£84] including breakfast

5   Single rooms en suite:  £85 + VAT 20%  [£102] including breakfast

Reserved until February 28, 2019

Web link:   https://www.corpus.cam.ac.uk/conferences/conference-accommodation

Passphrase: polarccc19

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Downing College                                                8 mins.  0.4 miles

20 Superior Single en suite: £95 + VAT 20% [= £114] including breakfast

10 Superior Twin en suite:  £132.60 + VAT 20%  [= £159.12] including breakfast

Reserved until February 24, 2019

Web link:   https://www.downing-conferences-cambridge.co.uk/

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EXCELLENT B&Bs

Duke House                                                        3 mins. walk to Christ’s

1, Victoria Street, Cambridge

1 apartment sleeps 2:  £110 incl. breakfast

4 doubles en suite Standard:  £140 (£125 single occupancy)

4 doubles en suite Large: £160 (£145 single occupancy)

www.dukehousecambridge.co.uk                 

Warkworth Guest House                                        7 mins. walk to Christ’s

Warkworth Terrace, Cambridge

2 singles at £80 per night, incl. VAT and lavish breakfast

8 doubles at £105 per night, incl. VAT and lavish breakfast

www.warkworthhouse.co.uk 

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OTHER B&Bs [if nothing else is available]

There are a number of B&Bs near the station, which is about 20 minutes from Christ’s

As an example:

A & B Guest House (124 Tenison Road)

Single room en suite:        £60 incl. VAT

Double room en suite:        £90 incl. VAT

Full English breakfast is £7.50

HOTELS

Travelodge, Newmarket Road                        18 mins.  0.9 miles

It is a modern budget hotel, quite pleasant.

 [www.travelodge.co.uk]

20 double rooms, 7th April 2019 @ £30.10 per room per night

20 double rooms, 8th April 2019 @ £40.40 per room per night

20 double rooms, 9th April 2019 @ £61.00 per room per night
20 double rooms, 10th April 2019 @ £61.00 per room per night
20 double rooms, 11th April 2019 @ £40.40 per room per night
20 double rooms, 12th April 2019 @ £40.40 per room per night

Reserved until March 8, 2019, h. 12 noon UTC

 

Web link:   https://www.incorporatevenues.com/public/b/2290/

Rooms to be booked directly at: www.travelodge.co.uk 

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Lensfield Hotel, Lensfield Road                        13 mins.  0.6 miles, just by Scott Polar

(the rooms are rather small)

Single standard (7 rooms): £87 incl. VAT and breakfast

Double standard (7 rooms): £130 (£115 for single occupancy)

Executive single (4 rooms): £108

Executive double (4 rooms): £145

They don’t reserve rooms

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Airbnb has lots of places, but they don’t give the addresses

In order to know the distance from Christ’s College people can just google:

“Distance from Christ’s College to XXXX on foot”

www.airbnb.com 

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BIKE RENTALS

OFO (see: www.visitcambridge.org).

They can only be rented for a maximum of 5 hours per day (£5) (at 50 pence per half hour).

Local Cycle shops hire bicycles for about £20 for 4-5 days.

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