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One of the smallest and newest Oxford colleges

It was originally a hostel for 13 men established by the Bishop of Liverpool in 1929, not achieving... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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A hidden gem

This college was once a medieval hospital for "unlucky wretches", then a lunatic asylum. It now has... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2017
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Feb 4, 2018
“Once a Hostel ”
Jan 20, 2018
“Beautiful evening at St Peter's ”
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New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DL, England
+44 1865 278900
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Located on New Inn Hall Street that is off George Street in Oxford city is St. Peter's college. Once a hostel, St. Peter's became a college in 1961.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Booked a concert with the misses to see Jess Gillam perform with the Ripieno Players in the Chapel at St Peter's College. Gosh what a great evening. I'm sorry to say we know nothing of St Peter's and at 8pm in the evening we weren't...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Alan A
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

It was originally a hostel for 13 men established by the Bishop of Liverpool in 1929, not achieving collegiate status until 1961, admitting women in 1979. It incorporates a motley collection of buildings: the entrance, porters' lodge and library is part of a Georgian rectory...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

This college was once a medieval hospital for "unlucky wretches", then a lunatic asylum. It now has some attractive architecture, but is often overlooked. The staff are lovely and it's definitely worth a visit. Especially attractive is the sunken pond and natural spring, in the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 34Doris
Reviewed September 11, 2016

I came to St Peter's while attending a conference in Oxford, and chose the College from the organisers' website. My room, however, turned out not to be at St Peter's main premises at New Inn Hall Street, but at a remote Annexe, and by the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank William M
Reviewed September 28, 2015

A beautiful and typical Oxford College. Choir sings in chapel each night at about 6pm. Formal Dinner in the dining hall is a great experience. Students in academic robes, grace said in Latin, Master of the College at the head table and a great three...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Christine U
Reviewed October 9, 2013

this has a good standard of food serving students & guests. There is a large range of choices at a reasonable price. The staff are very helpful & attentive to the peoples needs.There are bed & breakfast options during the summer vacations which is convienent...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank rosemary s
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Not as famous as the Magdalens or Mertons but much more inviting and on a personal scale. Try and go when you can hear the choir or an event in the chapel.

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank bigbadbob77
Reviewed June 29, 2012

On New Inn Hall Street, it's set a little away from the centre of gravity of the university. More amongst the shops than the university

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank Relentlessvoyager
Reviewed April 12, 2012

Lovely buildings hidden away in central Oxford near the main shopping area.

Date of experience: March 2012
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