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Keble College

Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PG, England
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Keble College
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tyne and Wear
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76 reviews 76 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fairly basic rooms - a table lamp between the twin beds would have been nice as there is only one central light in the room. The room was hot and stuffy so we had to leave the window open throughout our stay. Having said that the highlight was the great hall where you have breakfast. On the last day we... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A chance to have a genuine Oxford experience, living in a college with breakfast at the High Table but with much more comfort than in my student days! Lovely en suite room, Internet access, tea & coffee - no TV but good desk and cupboard space. I would return if I ever have a study or writing project to work... More

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Toowoomba, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We recently spent a night staying at Keble as part of our UK experience. Wanting to experience as many different B & B's as we could, we liked the idea of staying at such an iconic place, and we were blown away with the College. Simple, clean and functional rooms, opened out onto the beautiful grounds with the most amazing... More

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Montreal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We were in Oxford for only one night and had found that most hotels were very expensive. Then we found that we could stay in the student residences of colleges and thought that this would be a real Oxford experience. And it was, indeed! Keble is within walking distance from the bus (coach) station, and a little further away from... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

To stay at Keble College is to experience a tiny bit of what it might be like to be a student there. The buildings themselves, centred around the quad, are beautiful and a breath-taking setting. Once you step through the very old doorway to the Porters Lodge an almost reverent hush descends on you. The rooms are definitely students rooms,... More

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Sydney
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A delightful stay at Keble, excellent breakfast in Harry Potter like dining room and friendly helpful staff at Porter's lodge. Close to town shops as well. The only downside was not having wifi in the rooms - difficult for work. If you need to use the Internet in the room, you need to bring your own cable.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I was in Oxford for a conference a week before, and stayed at Mansfield College. I spent a week in Cardiff on another work assignment and returned to Oxford for a weekend of rest, relaxation and catching up with old friends. I decided to stay at Keble College instead, because of the good reviews here. I was not disappointed! I... More

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Brussels
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The room carpet was filthy (looked like construction had taken place on it!), the mattress was lumpy and ancient, but the location was perfect -- a 10-minute walk from the conference I was there to attend and very quiet at night, despite leaving the window open. Take note, there's no in-room wi-fi and although the website says they provide hairdyers,... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
23 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

There is no better place to pretend you are an Oxford undergraduate than a stay here. I was lucky enough to get a large room overlooking the quad, with an en suite and even a little dressing room in between. My desk overlooked the Quad in the sunshine: I could happily have stayed here for 3 years or more. Everything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Jut stayed here on a 2 day conference. Everything was perfect the location , the room the catering and te elderflower G+T served to us by a second year philosophy and theology student. I am now trying to persuade one of my children to apply here just so I can return some time !

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Also Known As:
Keble College Hotel Oxford
Keble College Hotel
Address: Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Amenities:
Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 11 Specialty lodging in Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Keble College, founded in 1870, is one of Oxfords architectural landmarks located in the heart of the City.Venture behind the college walls and stay as a bed and breakfast guest at Keble. Discover stunning tranquil quads and inspiring architecture whilst staying in a comfortable study bedroom.All bedrooms include tea and coffee making facilities, towels, toiletries, card operated telephones and free internet access points. Bedrooms are serviced daily. To complete your college experience, relax and enjoy a cooked or continental breakfast served in our magnificent Gothic dining hall, the longest Hall in Oxford, before setting off to explore Oxford. ... more   less 

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