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Three people in the reception area in the YMCA

YMCA is five minutes from campus and has its own gym, 24-hour staffing and views across Fenners cricket ground. It’s also at the end of Mill Road, with its independent shops, pubs and restaurants.

There are five en suite rooms and 28 non-en suite rooms. The accommodation is owned and managed by the YMCA Trinity Group.

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  • Five-minute walk to campus
  • All bills included (gas, water, electricity and internet)
  • Wi-Fi
  • En-suite and non en-suite rooms available
  • Cleaning provided in communal areas
  • Self-service launderette
  • Bicycle storage
  • Secure post collection
  • 24-hour reception
  • Repairs and maintenance service included in the rent
  • Adapted rooms available for students with a disability/medical requirement
  • On-site gym
  • Unfortunately, there is no parking available

Visit YMCA Trinity Group's Queen Anne House website for more information.

  • Single bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk and chair
  • Noticeboard
  • Fridge freezer
  • Rubbish bin
  • Chair
  • Sink and mirror (non en-suite rooms only)

En-suite rooms (five available) contain:

  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Mirror
  • Shower

Kitchens (shared between five to 13 students)

  • Fridge freezers
  • Ovens with grill and hob
  • Microwaves
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Cupboard space
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Ironing board
  • Mop and bucket
  • Dustpan and brush
  • Broom
  • Noticeboard

Shared bathrooms (shared between four to 20 students)

  • Toilets
  • Sinks
  • Showers
  • Mirrors

YMCA is about five minutes' walk to campus. View on Google Maps.

Before you move in

You'll be asked to pay a £300 advanced rent payment to secure your room. You'll also be asked to pay between one and three months' rent before you move in, depending on your contract start date.


For current rent prices, please check our Cambridge halls and houses cost comparison chart (PDF).

In addition to the rent you pay before you move in, there’ll be two further instalments due in December and March.

If you'd like to book a room at YMCA, simply apply online.

Once you've applied, we'll send your details to the YMCA Trinity Group, who own and manage the accommodation. They will arrange for you to pay any upfront costs and sign your tenancy agreement. View YMCA Trinity Group privacy policy.

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