Griphon House en-suite double bedroomThe College can offer a wide range of residential facilities, from standard to superior accommodation, and boasts some of the best College accommodation in Cambridge. For example, Griphon House, renovated in 2012, provides 22 superior double bedrooms with en-suite facilities. The superior en-suite rooms are furnished to a high standard with high-quality furnishings and luxury bathrooms. Some en-suite rooms have twin beds, and the standard study rooms offer comfortable basic accommodation, with shared bath and toilet facilities.

Accommodation suitable for wheelchair access can be provided on request.

As an Old Member you have the opportunity to book rooms in College. If you are attending an event organised by the Alumni & Development Office, any accommodation that is available for the event should be purchased through them.

Otherwise, for further information, please call the Accommodation Office on 01223 762063 or email them at

Alumni & Development, Downing College, Cambridge CB2 1DQ. Telephone 01223 334850· Email  Registered with the Fundraising Regulator