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Staying at Sidney

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation, why not stay in a historic College room at the University of Cambridge?


The following types of accommodation are available for bed and breakfast guests during the vacations:

Standard Single rooms

Ensuite Single rooms

Ensuite Twin rooms

For more details about the rooms, and the facilities available for guests to use, please see our Guest Information brochure sheet.

Bookings include breakfast in our College Hall.

Standard Single and Twin Rooms

There are standard single rooms offered across the College and our standard twin rooms are located in Garden Court and Cloister Court. All rooms share a toilet and shower between four or five rooms.

Wireless internet is available throughout all rooms in the College. Your personal log in details can be found in the welcome folder that will be issued when you check in. If these details are not available please contact the Porters’ Lodge.

Tea and coffee-making facilities, soap and towels are provided, and the rooms are serviced daily.


Cloister Court 

Cloister Court is in the historic heart of college. It was built in the late nineteenth century and its red brickwork hints at its Victorian history. This court overlooks the College's beautiful gardens on each side, which today can be enjoyed by students, fellows and guests alike. 

Garden Court 

Garden Court is located next to the Master's Garden. The building contains numerous bedrooms as well as the College library and an assortment of staff offices. The top floor of the building was added in recent years to provide additional accommodation.

Cromwell Court 

Cromwell Court is named after one of Sidney's most famous students. Located just 300 yards from the main College site the building boasts recently renovated rooms.

Sussex House

Sussex House is located on the main site, just behind the historic College chapel and before the more modern Garden Court. Initially built in the 1930s, Sussex House was recently refurbished in 2015. The House contains 40 standard student rooms, each sharing a toilet and a shower with 5 other rooms.

Sidney House

Located on Sidney Street, Sidney House is a 2 minute walk from the College site. Originally built in 1931, the building was completely refurbished and modernised in 2014.

Ensuite Single and Twin Rooms

Our ensuite rooms are located in Blundell Court. All rooms have wireless internet access and your personal log in details can be found in the welcome folder that will be issued when you check in. If these details are not available please contact the Porters’ Lodge.

Blundell Court has full disabled access, and all floors are served by a lift.

There are also a limited number of ensuite rooms in Chapel Court. All these rooms have an ensuite shower room.


Guest Information Brochures

Make a B&B Booking

Please check carefully to ensure that you select correctly from either the Individual or Conference booking pages.

Individual B&B bookings 

Please use to booking page below.

Bookings made through this form are handled by previously known as Travel Booking Network

Make a Booking

Conference Delegates or Wedding Guests 

Please use the conference delegates booking page below. You should have been issued instructions by your Conference Organiser and will need to enter your promotional code to view the specially allocated rooms. If you have not received a promotional code, please proceed as a Bed and Breakfast guest.

Conference Organisers 

If you are hoping to book a large number of rooms please contact us.

To ensure a smooth and speedy check-in for your group we may ask you to print our Guest Registration Form so that your delegates can complete it before arrival. 

Alumni or members of College 

Please contact the Housekeeping Department directly on or 01223 338880.