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Right in the centre of lovely Cambridge, this 32-room hostel, located in a Victorian townhouse, and has recently undergone extensive renovations. There's a great café/bar on the ground floor.

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Rooms: 122 beds in 32 rooms; 10 en-suite

Dorms: from £14.50; double rooms from £49

Meals: Café and bar onsite; mains from £6.95
Open: Open year round
Address: 97 Tenison Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2DN
Tel: +44 3453719728

Why we've chosen YHA Cambridge

The youth hostel has been here since 1945 and after a recent £1.4 million restoration it's now better than ever. Cambridges a great place for families, single travellers or groups. The YHA's in a prime location, just three minutes’ walk from the train station, and a perfect base to explore the historic university city. The hostel offers a wide variety of rooms, from dorms to double, many of them en-suite. The friendly staff will happily give recommendations and discounted tickets for many attractions and activities, including the Cambridge favourite - punting!

Cambridge is called the cycle city and with good reason! Explore the city on your own or get off the beaten track with Cambridge Bike Tours. There are secure bike lockers available for guests that bring their own wheels. Finish a great day out sightseeing with dinner in the brand new café and bar, Scholars, or relax with a drink in the quiet courtyard.

Top eco features at the YHA

  • YHA Dartmoor is one of 25 hostels to have benefitted from recent investment in their cycling facilites, including cycle repair and maintenance stations, secure lockers and secure cycle sheds

  • Seven hostels use solar PV installations, two hostels use nearby watercourses for a hydro-electricity installation, and one hostel has its own wind turbine

  • Eight hostels have solar hot water systems and three hostels have biomass boilers, using wood-chips from renewed harvested woodland for heating

  • The majority of hostels have ‘hippos’ in the toilet cisterns, or use a reduced flush system to reduce the amount of water used

  • The YHA have created a 'Green Spirit' plan as a way of sharing its green objectives with customers, staff and volunteers

  • Each hostel is provided with ‘Hostel Environmental Plan’ templates, where they can choose a target to reduce their impact of energy, water, waste, chemical usage and the wider environment



YHA Cambridge, Cambridge, England
Nearest train station: Cambridge

Directions from station:
The hostel is a few minutes' walk from the train station.

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