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Guest Information

Clare College entrance

On Arrival

Please check the location of your accommodation; Memorial Court or Chesterton Lane. Guests should register at the appropriate Porters’ Lodge where your room key will be issued. Rooms are available from 3pm on your arrival day.

On Departure

On the day of departure, visitors are asked to vacate their rooms by 10.00am.


Clare College
Memorial Court
Queens Road

Clare College
Chesterton Lane

How to Find Us

Satellite Navigation Systems

Please note, if using a satellite navigation system, the postcode for Memorial Court takes you behind the College. Once you arrive at Queens Road, continue along until you see the large black gates and a sign saying Clare College, Memorial Court. 


Clare College offer parking, which must be booked in advance, at Memorial Court and at a nearby sports ground and this can be arranged by a member of the conference team. The postcode for this parking is CB3 0EQ.

Public car parks are available at Park Street and the Grand Arcade both 300 meters from the College in central Cambridge.

Parking for disabled delegates is available at Memorial Court. Please get in touch to let us know your or their requirements, so we can ensure the visit is comfortable.

Bicycles can be left in the bike sheds at the front of Memorial Court. Please use a suitable, secure lock.


The Porters at Memorial, Old Court and the Chesterton Lane Porters Lodges’ can arrange taxis on request.

Accommodation Services

All rooms are provided with tea and coffee making facilities, towels and toiletries. Bed linen is changed every five days for long stay guests. Beds are made and serviced every day apart from Sunday.

Laundry Services

Delegates are welcome to use the student laundry facilities in Memorial Court and Chesterton Lane. Please ask at the Porters Lodge for further information.

Meal Arrangements

Breakfast is served from 07.30-09.30am in the Buttery, unless otherwise specified. The Buttery is a 5 minute walk down the Avenue to Old Court.

A continental breakfast is served in the Chesterton Lane Dining Room from 07.30-09.30am. This is in the same building as the bedrooms.


The College gates will normally be locked at midnight but the Memorial Court and Old Court Porters’ Lodge are staffed 24 hours a day. It is not possible to walk through Old Court after midnight therefore, Garrett Hostel Lane should be used to access Memorial Court from the town centre if returning late.

It is strongly recommended that delegates lock their rooms at all times. The College is not insured for loss or theft of any items belonging to visitors to the College.


Please note that pets are not allowed in the College. 

College Bar

The bar, which is only open by prior arrangement, is located downstairs near the Buttery in Old Court. 


The College has first aid facilities but has no resident medical staff. In an emergency, the Porters’ Lodge in Memorial Court, which is staffed 24 hours a day, should be contacted.

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