Whether you’re punting on the river Cam or exploring historic university buildings, this awesome hostel is in the heart of the action. With a quirky £1.4million restoration in the bag and a handy location just five minutes from the train station – YHA Cambridge is top of the class.
The hostel has 24 hour access, free Wi-Fi in communal areas and plenty of space to relax and hang out. Plus, plan your trip with peace of mind, safe in the knowledge that we have 24 hour staffing, ID checks, CCTV and other features in place to ensure you enjoy a safe stay.
Catch one of our in-hostel music events in our comfortable book-laden lounge, or enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner with group catering options. YHA Cambridge is decorated with local legends, so look out for pioneers like David Attenborough, Charles Darwin and Sir Isaac Newton on the walls.
There’s a licensed bar to relax in during the evenings and plenty of history and culture for school trips and groups. Be awe-struck by the beautiful Kings College, or be inspired by the Cambridge University Library – it holds a copy of every book ever published! You could stay for a highbrow festival, catch up on study at the Cambridge Science Centre, or bring your bike to explore this cycle city.
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Learning Outside the Classroom
YHA is at the top of the class for educational visits. We have been awarded a
Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Award at 74 of our Youth Hostels
across England and Wales.
For more information about the Learning Outside the Classroom Awards,
please visit the Learning Outside the Classroom website.
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How to get here
By car and coach:
From M11: Exit at J11 then turn into Trumpington St (A1134). At the fourth set of traffic lights turn right into Brookland Avenue. At the end of the road turn left onto Hills Road. At the next set of traffic lights turn sharp right into Station Road. Then the next left is Tenison Road. The hostel is at the next set of lights on the corner of Tenison/Devonshire Road.