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Robinson College

Robinson College
Grange Road
United Kingdom


Robinson College was founded with a donation by the entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir David Robinson and formally opened in 1981. It now has 80 Fellows, and around 400 undergraduate and 100 graduate students.

The red-brick main block houses the majority of the undergraduates, library, chapel and our excellent dining and conferencing facilities. In addition there are a number of older houses dating back to the 1890's, converted for college use and new accommodation blocks. The whole site centres around the large tranquil garden and lake.

Getting there: The Robinson College website provides location maps and directions to the College.

Arrival: Check-in time is from 2:00pm onwards.

Car parking: Parking at the College is only available for visitors by prior arrangement at a charge of £3.50 + VAT per car per night. There is some limited on-street parking around the College.

Bedrooms: There are 170 en suite rooms, all of which are decorated to a high standard and offer good working areas for study. Rooms are centrally heated and have radio alarm clocks. Beds are made with duvets in covers; bath and hand towels are provided, as well as a complimentary vanity pack. A tea/coffee making tray with mineral water is provided in each room. Bedrooms are serviced daily during your stay.

Breakfast: Breakfast is served from 08:00 - 09:30 in the Cafeteria.

Internet Access: Wifi and wired internet are free and the instructions are in your bedroom.

Porters' Lodge: The Lodge is manned 24 hours a day and the Porters are a great source of information. Please do not hesitate to ask them if you have any queries.

Vacating your room: On departure it is essential that you vacate your room by 9:30am and return your key to the Porters' Lodge. A charge will be made for keys not returned. A room will be made available for the storage of luggage, if necessary. Additional nights should be booked via the Programme and Visitor Co-ordinator at the Isaac Newton Institute.

Smoking: Smoking is not permitted in Robinson College.

Bar: The College Bar is open to guests by prior arrangement and opening times are displayed in the Bar.

Telephone: To receive and make telephone calls from their bedroom delegates may rent a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) telephone from the Porters Lodge for a minimum rental fee.

+44 (0)1223 339100

If you require any further information, please contact the Programme and Visitor Co-ordinator.

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