Nido Castle Hill is home to 102 residents from over 17 countries across the globe. This close-knit residence not only offers swift commutes to your university but it also makes your student accommodation experience one of a kind with 24-hour security, social space, super fast wifi and an events calendar you won’t find anywhere else. 

Please note that we can only accept students from the University of Cambridge & Anglia Ruskin University.

What's included:

  • 10 mins to city centre
  • In-house gym coming soon
  • Social spaces
  • Bike storage
  • Nido membership discounts
  • Onsite maintenance team
  • Housekeeping
  • Onsite laundry facilities
  • Year-round events
  • 24-hour security
  • Utilities included
  • 100Mbps WiFi

Room types


from £200/week

Our studios are ideal for having your own space. Each room comes with all of the home comforts you’ll need whilst at university plus you can choose from a range of room sizes from Classic (13 - 14 sqm) to Deluxe (29 sqm) to find your perfect fit.

View what's included in each studio

Castle Hill neighbourhood

A city offering culture in every corner, Cambridge sets the bar high when it comes to ‘university towns’. With over 80% of the town owned by Cambridge University, one could say it is a town built for students. Lose yourself cycling through its historical streets, lunching in a quirky cafe and meeting your friends at a trendy pub, it's a city offering everything and anything a student may want throughout these memorable years.

Look through some of our recommendations below to find your favourite hang-out spots.


  • Restaurants and Cafes

    The Cambridge Chop House

    Regarded as one of Cambridge's best restaurants, The Chop House is the perfect location for any celebration. The restaurant offers prime steak cuts and is the place to go if you're after an unforgettable meal.

    1 King's Parade, Cambridge - CB2 1SJ

    La Raza

    La Raza is a relaxed Mediterranean tapas bar offering a variety in delicious dishes and drinks. This cafe/restaurant becomes a music venue after sunset, with live bands and DJs thoughout the week.

    4-6 Rose Cresent, Cambridge - CB2 3LL
  • Local Sightseeing

    The Fitzwilliam Museum

    This free admission art and antiquities museum is owned by the University of Cambridge. The museum offers a large showcase of classical art and artefacts, from Asian ceramics to armour, coins and paintings.

    Trumpington Street, Cambridge - CB2 1RB

    Scudamore's Quayside Punt Hire

    Cambridge is worldly recognised for its punting plus its the best way to see the city and hear its history. Also a frequent student destination for sunset drinks.

    Quayside Punting Station, Cambridge - CB5 8AB
  • Shopping and Grooming

    Grand Arcade

    The Grand Arcade is Cambridge’s largest shopping centre, offering all high street shops as well as small boutiques and a large John Lewis department store. A popular destination in Cambridge, offering several restaurants and cafes to unwind after shopping.

    St Andrew's Street, Cambridge - CB2 3BJ

    Lion Yard

    Smaller than other shopping centres in Cambridge, Lion Yard is known to be the “secret shopping centre” in Cambridge. Offering the alternative to mainstream shops, here you will find endless boutiques and one-off pieces to complete your wardrobe.

    Saint Tibb's Row, Cambridge - CB2 3ET
  • Bars and Clubs

    Hidden Rooms

    A secret cocktail bar hidden in the city centre of Cambridge. This intimate and secluded bar is a must visit. Offering generous Happy Hours, make sure to book as it is one of the most popular bars in Cambridge.

    7b Jesus Lane, Cambridge - CB5 8BA

    Lola Lo

    Cambridge largest dance club offering theme nights 5 days a week across several floors. Many consider Lola Lo to be one of the top 3 nightclubs in the city. Lola Lo will instantly transport you to Hawaii with its hand-carved wood Tiki booths from there, just lose yourself to the music.

    1-6 Corn Exchange Street, Cambridge - CB2 3QF


3 Histon Road, Cambridge - CB4 3BF

Contact information

+44 (0)207 1000 100


  • Single bed
  • Desk with ergonomic chair
  • Ensuite-bathroom with shower, sink & toilet
  • Closet with hanging space and shelving


  • Shared kitchen with storage, hob, microwave, oven, fridge and freezer
  • Dining area with 5-9 seated dining table
  • Lounge area with sofas and TV


  • Compact double bed with under-bed storage
  • Closet with hanging space & shelving
  • Ensuite-bathroom with shower, sink & toilet
  • Desk with ergonomic chair
  • Kitchenette with storage, hob, microwave, fridge and conventional oven
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