Nido Castle Hill, 3 Histon Road, Cambridge CB4 3BF

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One of the greatest things about Nido Castle Hill is how many world cultures are represented here. Currently, we have over 100 students from over 17 countries. We’re just a few minutes from both the University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University and on top of that, we’ve got 24-hour CCTV, an in-house gym and 200Mbps WiFi – to name a few – because we understand how important these things are to you.

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

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What's included

You won’t need to worry about much when you stay at Nido Castle Hill. All bills will be included in your stay, plus our superfast WiFi will be available to use wherever you are in the building, whether that’s in your room or in our comfortable communal area. It doesn’t stop there, we’ve included a few more things too…

All utilities included
100Mbps WiFi
Events throughout the year
Social & study spaces
Onsite maintenance & housekeeping
On-site gym
24-hour security
Discounts with brand partners


We think a lot about the design of our facilities. Each space at Nido Castle Hill is fully furnished with little touches that make a positive difference to sustainable living. We want you to be able to enjoy every single facility, from community spaces to the laundry room.

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Castle Hill team

Hello, I’m Donna. I am always happy to see you and try to help with anything you need.
Donna White
General Manager

What's nearby

Cambridge is the ultimate student town. Lose yourself cycling through its historical streets or cosy up in quirky cafes. Cambridge’s picture-perfect surroundings, local attractions and legendary-status universities make it the perfect place for a student to grow academically and feel connected to a global community, which is why we love our Nido Castle Hill residence.


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The neighbourhood

Bread & Meat

Are you a bread lover? You’ll love Bread & Meat sandwiches. Plus, they have student deals.

The Cambridge Chop House

Seen as one of the best restaurants in Cambridge, it’s the perfect location for any celebration. Our advice? Order the steak.

La Raza

A relaxed Mediterranean tapas bar offering a variety of delicious dishes and drinks. It’s definitely
a must.

The Fitzwilliam

This art and antiques museum includes one of the best collections of antiques in Western Europe.

Cambridge Punting

Tour your new neighbourhood across the river Cam on board Cambridge’s famous punting boats.

Botanical Gardens

For peace, quiet and greenery, head to the University of Cambridge’s botanical gardens for a moment of serenity.

The Grafton Mall

Catch up with friends, shop or eat, The Grafton is one of the main shopping areas within the city of Cambridge.

The Lion Yard

Celebrating 40 years in the heart of Cambridge with a huge selection of stores, the Lion Yard has places to eat, shop and drink.

The Grand Arcade

With over 60 UK retailers in the shopping centre, if you’re missing something, then it’s most likely can be found at the Grand Arcade.

Hidden Rooms

A cocktail bar and lounge, Hidden Rooms are one of our brand partners offering 20% off drinks anytime.

Lola Lo

A dance club with themed events 5 nights a week, Lola Lo brings you a true taste of the Tropics.

The Old Bicycle Shop

Previously known as Britain’s oldest bike shop, this is now a modern British restaurant and bar serving you Cambridge’s finest.