CB1 is a 15-minute walk from campus and is close to Cambridge train station, supermarkets and plenty of restaurants. It’s also less than ten minutes from a bowling alley, gym, theatre and cinema, so there’s always something to do nearby.
There are 392 en-suite rooms, and 119 studio flats, some of which are suitable for couples. CB1 is managed by Host Students, who provide 24-hour support from the on-site reception.
Kitchens (studio flats only):
Kitchens (shared between three to ten students)
You'll need to pay a £150 application fee to reserve the room, followed by a £250 deposit seven days later. Before your contract starts, there will also be a £50 utility deposit and a one-off £50 internet connection fee, plus five weeks' rent payment.
For current rent prices, please check our halls and houses comparison chart.
Rent is paid in three instalments in October, January and April (plus the instalment due before you move in).
If you'd like to book a room in CB1, simply apply online.
Once you’ve applied, we will send your details to Host Students, who manage CB1. They'll arrange for you to pay any upfront costs and sign your tenancy agreement.