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EC Cambridge: Superior Castle Street

Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Features

Room Facilities

Building Facilities

  • BBQ
  • Cleaning Service Provided
  • Communal Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Free-Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lift
  • Sauna
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Cleaning service provided for both rooms and common areas twice a month without any extra charge.
  • Laundry room with 7 washing machines and 7 dryers. £2.50 for washing, £1.50 for drying
  • Luggage drop off is allowed. Students can store their luggage in reception. Please advise the school ahead if students would like to store luggage as Castle Street will be informed
  • Utility bills are included
  • 24-hour on-site security
  • Kitchen utensils are provided
  • Cinema room with gaming chairs and PS4 console
  • Flat screen TV’s in the room but TV license is not included. It usually works out at £15 per month
  • This accommodation can be wheelchair accessible. It depends on student's mobility. The building is wheelchair accessible, but bathroom is not wheelchair accessible
Room Type
Studio single and Couples Travelling together (sharing a bed). Room size (bathroom included): 17 sqm
Bathroom Type
Ensuite (shower)
Board Status

Description of Local Area

Located in a quiet area north of the city centre, there are pubs and a nice café just nearby, and the historical city centre is just in a short walk away.


Description of Accommodation

Castle Street is a purpose built student self-catering accommodation block. The rooms are large and furnished to a high quality. Each room also includes a private, fully equipped kitchenette with induction hob and en suite bathroom.


Castle Street, Castle Court, Castle Street Cambridge, CB3 OSZ

Emergency Number

+44 (0) 7966 976 513


 Available fom 29th February 2020

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival day: Saturday (Sunday arrival is possible)
    Check in: after 3 pm
    They might be able to check in before 3pm if the room is ready, if not they can either drop off their suitcase and pass the time in the city centre or just use the common areas.
    Castle Street has staff in reception 24/7 so late arrivals have no problems checking in.

  • Departure day: Saturday 
    Check out: before 10am
    Late check out is not allowed.


Journey to school

EC is located about 25 minute walk from the residence or a 12 minute journey using public transport.


Cancellation prior to arrival

Students cancelling or postponing 14 days or less prior to their accommodation dates will be charged a two-week accommodation fee at the rate quoted in the price list for the accommodation booked and the accommodation placement fee.

Airport Pickup

If you have booked accommodation with EC you must arrive at the airport between 8:00 and 20:00. Late/early arrivals may be asked to book alternative accommodation. You will meet an EC transportation representative holding a sign with the EC logo and your name. They will be waiting for you at Arrivals. If after 10 minutes you cannot see the EC representatives, just call +44 (0) 7966976513 (from the information desk or a moblie phone. If your flight is missed, delayed, cancelled or if there is other problems, you should notify EC by calling +44 (0) 7966976513 (from the international desk or a mobile phone) to rearrange your transfer time and avoid additional costs. 

Other ways to get to your residence

Students can take trains from the airport straight so Cambridge station. National Express and National Rail can be booked directly at the airport. Students can ask the dedicated desks, the Information Desk or directly online: National Rail and National Express - please click the links for information on prices. From Cambridge station students can take several buses: A the busway, D the busway, B the busway, Park & Ride, Citi 5 or Citi 6. The journey will take approximately 25 minutes.

Arrival Procedures

There is a 24/7 reception.

House Rules

  • Students must be 18+ to choose this accommodation
  • Mixed Gender. Male and female students share common areas and facilities, but bedrooms are single gender
  • Study Inn may ask for credit card details but will not charge unless rooms are left majorly damaged.
  • Guests allowed: Students are permitted to have a max. of one guest staying over as long as they are over the age of 18 and the Centre Manager has been informed of this. No need to ask in school.
  • Smoking is not allowed but it's permitted in designated areas outside
  • While we promote and support diversity, we cannot guarantee language mix. However, we always encourage students to use English to communicate, be respectful and inclusive of others
  • EC provides a clean living space for all students and expects a basic level of respect from all students. For example, if something is dropped, pick it up; do not leave clothes and belongings on the floor; place rubbish and leftovers in a garbage bag

 For more accommodation terms please refer here