The Cambridge


2900 S Jefferson Ave , Springfield, MO 65807

(855) 840-7257

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I visited the Cambridge. The food looked pretty good. The rooms were pretty dated. The facility seemed fine but old. They had a room for playing pool, a small workout area, and a small library.

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The Cambridge has a chef who is very nice and very pleasant, and he cooks very good meals. The lunch I had was very good with several choices and adequate portions. They had bingo, cards, tours, cookies, and coffee every 4:00. I'm looking forward to my moving into a one-bedroom apartment that's very roomy with a little balcony, and big closets with shelves. It also has a complete kitchen with a refrigerator, a sink, and a nice stove. It's been completely refurbished and everything is brand new. They've put in new carpeting and repainted it. I'm very happy with it.

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The tour at The Cambridge went well. The people were very nice, not pushy, very caring, generous, and very good with the elderly and the family. They had everything that you would need, like a library, dining room, big family rooms, activity rooms, and games rooms.

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The Cambridge wasn't good enough for my mother because she needs more care than they offer. We would have had to hire outside help to spend the night with her, but that would be very expensive. They do try to take people who are non-ambulatory, but they prefer people who are ambulatory; you have to be able to go out for a fire drill. Nevertheless, they had studio and one-bedroom units with small kitchenettes with a refrigerator, stove, and microwave. In the one-bedroom, there's a separate bedroom with a large closet, and there's a handicapped bathing facility right in the bathroom. Everything was right there; it was very nice. The food looked absolutely wonderful. They served breakfast, lunch, and dinner and had a lot of activities. They also had a bus that took them to different places for shopping and shows. They had an activity staff who does different activities, like painting and cards. If I was to move there right now, I think I would be very happy.

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We've put my mother in The Cambridge and she is doing excellent there. Everybody from the staff to the residents were just wonderful. The cleanliness and maintenance are excellent. They have central air and central heating in the unit. It's one of the few in Springfield that has the central air and central heat with a thermostat. The location is excellent. It's close to everything and they provide shuttles, but it's also close to bus lines. It's across the street from grocery stores, eye service centers, fast food, and anything the residents could want. The staff is excellent.

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

The Cambridge is fantastic. For the affordability and everything it offers, it’s the best in Springfield. The rooms are very clean. They have a cleaning staff that comes in weekly. They have just about everything that you’d want. Mom likes to do puzzles. They have a place for church, an activities room, an exercise room, and a salon. All of the meals that I’ve had with my mother there have been really good.

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We visited The Cambridge. It and the people were very nice. We were able to see a one-bedroom, but we’re really interested in a two-bedroom, and they didn’t have any available. They didn’t have a pool, but they did have a small library and a pool table, which is something I appreciate. We had lunch there, and it was very nice. They had a garden that you can go out to, activities, exercise, and some games.

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Costs for The Cambridge

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 2,099

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

Amenities at The Cambridge

Property Info

Emergency Services: Less than 2 Miles

Shopping: Less than 1 Mile

Recreation: Less than 2 Miles

Minimum Age: 55

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

2-Bedroom Units

Air Conditioning/Climate Control


Full Kitchen

Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Parking Provided

Fitness Room/Gym

Beauty/Barber Shop

Billiards Lounge and Game Room

TV and Media Room with Nintendo Wii®



Full-Time Activity Director

Dominos, Bingo, Wii Bowling and Group Games

Daily Exercise Programs

Community Socials and Parties

Live Musical Entertainment


Outside Patio/Gardens

Cable/Satellite TV

Pet Policy: Pets allowed

Private Dining Room

Restaurant-style Dining


Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided


Holiday Travel Program

Seniors Serving Seniors Program

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Description of The Cambridge


Conveniently nestled within four manicured acres in downtown Springfield, you'll enjoy a beautiful, peaceful home in the heart of it all. Residents have easy access to all the shopping, golf, hospitals and entertainment that Springfield has to offer, and we're only 35 miles from Branson. For the adventurers, our area offers unique outdoor beauty like the Roaring River, Bennet Springs State Park and an elaborate system of caves to explore. You'll love coming home to The Cambridge, your tranquil island in the middle of so much activity.

The Cambridge is proud to be a Holiday Retirement community. Since 1971, Holiday Retirement has been creating superb residential communities where seniors feel a sense of home and belonging. This is what we like to call “The Holiday Touch.”

Featured Amenities

The Cambridge is not simply a place to live; it is a home. We create a busy schedule of events to keep you excited and engaged. Whether watching a film, enjoying freshly baked cookies or competing in a thrilling poker tournament, there is always something fun to do at our community.

Since good health is such a critical concern for seniors, we make sure to serve three delicious and nutritious meals every day in our restaurant-style dining room. To keep you physically fit, we also provide a well-equipped fitness center and exercise classes throughout the week.

Available Services

For convenience, cable TV, most utilities and heating and air conditioning are included in your monthly rental fee. We also offer free parking to our residents and their guests, as well as a complimentary shuttle service for those who need assistance getting around town.

We understand that each individual is unique and that needs may change over time. Holiday does not provide any health care services. However, residents are welcome to receive services from any outside home health care provider of their choice to help them continue enjoying life at our community.

If you are retiree who wants all-inclusive living at a great value, consider making The Cambridge your new home.