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Address: 173 W Lorain St, Oberlin, OH 44074-1073
Phone Number: (440) 775-8121

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My father passed away and while visiting with my sister we wanted to research some infomation about my fathers forefathers. Which took us to Oberlin College. We visited the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Gloucester, Virginia
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Gloucester, Virginia
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243 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My father passed away and while visiting with my sister we wanted to research some infomation about my fathers forefathers. Which took us to Oberlin College. We visited the Archive Building and look up the history of our relatives that were involved with Oberlin College. Over the years we had heard that our relatives were the founding fathers. After some... More 

Thank threekittyinn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

I can only talk of the beauty of this campus! It's beautiful and quaint and well kept! Appears safe at all different hours and the people of the community are very friendly and warming.

1 Thank Jamez N
Oberlin, Ohio
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I feel so lucky to have moved here from Shaker Heights, Ohio. The students are a great compliment to a great College. The campus and town of Oberlin buzz with life and at the heart of it, are these wonderful students.

1 Thank Ed W
Gainesville, Florida
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

A pioneer institution for equal education for all races and genders in the arts, sciences, for a time (but no more) theology, and above all music, Oberlin mirrors the best traits of humans and the highest aspirations for a planetary community. Campus buildings are models of several architectural styles, from Italian Renaissance Revival, through Richardson Romanesque, to so-called Postmodern and... More 

Thank Bokononer
Cheadle, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I wish that this review could be listed under HOTELS for Oberlin as the conference facilities are offered as hotel facilities and carry quite the price tag for what you (don't) get. our experience: sterile little room with linoleum floor plastic beds (no mattress pad) unfitted sheets that slipped right off the mattress one threadbare blanket a stained pillow bathroom... More 

Thank Rosamunde J
Devonport, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Seems like a posh and pretty place in a nice town....but I stayed here for a conference a while ago and was really not impressed with the facilities considering how much I had paid. The rooms didn't have appropriate bedding and there are only two bathrooms per half floor. Food was ok but staff not helpful and they stare at... More 

Thank Vanessa D
Utica, New York
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1,610 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 578 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Liberal arts college with a stunning campus. One of the great colleges in small town Ohio. Plenty of history, art, music, architecture.

1 Thank RonL40
Seattle, Washington
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1,102 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

My son and I flew to Ohio to check out Oberlin and really enjoyed our visit. The college is beautiful and the music scene is incredible. Would highly recommend!

2 Thank misopiso88
Johnston, Iowa
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

College visit successful! Beautiful campus. Strong academic programs. D3 NCAA athletic opportunities. Clean and friendly historic community. Easy travel. Close to bigger community with more services.

2 Thank jmw0313
Tomball, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We were in Oberlin to tour the Conservatory. I immediately fell in love with the campus and my son was surprised at how much he liked it. We had a great experience with the faculty (Peter Slowik is a sweetheart of a man) and experienced a magnificent recital. It was a wonderful visit!

4 Thank dajordans

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