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    The Railyard

    Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JH
    From £215 / week
    2 Offers + Bills Included
    Distance from Embassy English Cambridge
    31 mins
    20 mins
    8 mins
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    The Railyard stands as a prominent student accommodation in Cambridge, offering a variety of en suite rooms and studios tailored to student needs. Located conveniently close to the University of Cambridge and Regent Cambridge, this modern residence provides students with a comfortable and well-equipped living environment. With essential amenities, including a gym and communal lounge, and its central position within the city, this student housing in Cambridge is a prime opportunity to experience both academic and social aspects of life.


    Situated in the heart of Cambridge, The Railyard student accommodation enjoys a strategic location with proximity to notable educational institutions. Students here have easy access to vibrant city life, including diverse dining options like The Raven, renowned for its live music, and The Shipping Forecast, known for inventive cocktails and DJ sets. For those seeking international flavours, Milano Cambridge and Wang's Kitchen offer Italian and Chinese cuisine, respectively. Additionally, nearby shopping districts such as the Grand Arcade and Lion Yard cater to various retail needs. The historical charm of Cambridge comes alive through attractions like the University's impressive architecture, museums, and lively nightlife scene.


    The Railyard presents an array of contemporary student-focused amenities that cater to every aspect of student life. Each thoughtfully designed room boasts modern furnishings and essential comforts, including spacious beds, well-equipped kitchens, desks and chairs, along with amenities like a microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, vacuum cleaner, and iron with ironing board. The accommodation complex further offers a fully-equipped gym to maintain physical well-being and a spacious lounge and games area for relaxation and socialization.


    The Railyard accommodation provides diverse living spaces, including various studio configurations and comfortable 2-bed apartments, allowing students to find the perfect fit for their preferences. This flexible range of options ensures that students can enjoy a personalised and comfortable living environment during their time in Cambridge.

    Key Locations:

    Universities Miles Transportation Miles Places Of Interest Miles
    University of Cambridge - Downing College Campus 0.7 Cambridge Train Station 0.1 Cambridge Train Station 0.1
    Anglia Ruskin University - Cambridge Campus 1.3 Various Bus Stops along Station Road and surrounding areas Within 0.1 mile radius The Fitzwilliam Museum 1.0
    University of Cambridge - Sidney Sussex College Campus 0.6 London Stansted Airport 31.1 University of Cambridge 1.1
    University of Cambridge - Newnham College Campus 1.4 London Heathrow Airport 66.3 The River Cam and Punting 1.1
    University of Cambridge - Pembroke College Campus 0.9 London Luton Airport 32.5 Cambridge Corn Exchange 0.8

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    Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JH

    Room Types

    Generic Room
    Bronze Studio
    • Entire-PlaceEntire Place
    • study-deskStudy desk and chair
    • underbed-storageUnderbed Storage
    • wardrobeWardrobe
    • windowWindows / Curtains
    Move - InDurationRentDeposit
    2024-08-3151 week£257 / week£100
    2024-04-0620 week£250 / week£100
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    Silver Studio
    • Entire-PlaceEntire Place
    • study-deskStudy desk and chair
    • underbed-storageUnderbed Storage
    • wardrobeWardrobe
    • windowWindows / Curtains
    Move - InDurationRentDeposit
    2024-08-3151 week£265 / week£100
    2024-04-0612 week£270 / week£100
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    What To Expect

    Electric Stove
    Book Shelf
    Utility Bills Included
    TV Licence
    Bike Storage
    Parcel Receipt Service
    24x7 Dedicated Support
    Electronic Key Fob Entry System
    On-Site Gym



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    You can get a full refund if you cancel within 24 hours of payment, after which platform fees will not be refunded (To be added on Cancellation Policy also)
    Fee is non-refundable in case the student decides to swap their accommodation from a non-commissionable property to a commissionable property. Platform Fee is refundable to the student if they decide to cancel their booking within the defined “UniAcco Cooling Off Period”. This period will be upto 48 hours from the months April-September and 5 days from the months October-March.
    Platform fee reflects upfront for all non-commissionable properties. For partially commissionable properties, the platform fee should reflect at the time of the student filling the booking form. This is subject to the nationality of the student.
    We will assist the student with the entire booking process. End-to-end handling of the cancellation process for the student. (Platform Fee won’t be refundable to the student in this scenario). Post Move-In Assistance to the student.

    If you provide written evidence from the University, within SEVEN days of your results being published and no later than 1st September (which ever date is the sooner), that you do not have a place we will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid.

    Only full time students can live with Downing Students. You may be asked to provide proof of your student status and it is very important that you notify us immediately if this changes.

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