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Brasenose College

Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ, England
+44 1865 277830
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Brasenose is situated in the center of Oxford, facing one of the most scenic squares in the world, and within a few minutes walk of all the major libraries and laboratories of Oxford University.
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Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ, England
+44 1865 277830
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I stayed here last week for Oxford UNIQ's summer school, sleeping in the Frewin annexe and eating in the main Brasenose dining hall. Our rooms were reasonably sized and cleaned regularly. Some had en suites, but even those that did not only had to share...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is unbelievable, right out of a storybook. The college functions as a B&B during the summer months, and the price and location and friendly staff and VIEW can’t be beat. As I sat in my student room on the old quad, a young...More

Thank Paigeturner2
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Founded in 1509 Brasenose College takes its name from a brass or bronze doorknob adorning the front door. A college library and chapel were added in the mid 17th century when the dining hall was also renovated to accommodate a wine cellar below. The New...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Founded in 1509, Brasenose College is one of the many beautiful colleges that comprise the University of Oxford.

1  Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Renowned for its "hearties" when I was at the Varsity. In the old days, many a saunter on the High would end here, with a delightful dash around the quad, chasing some bookish swot. Amazing views from the quad, over Radcliffe Camera. Famous old boys...More

1  Thank 34Doris
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Oxford is an amazing city to stroll. Nice vantages around every corner. Loved our time in this university town.

Thank Vijante-gigante
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Stayed here recently for two nights as my company was holding an event at the college. It felt like the true 'Oxford experience', with my room at the top of a steep staircase - but wow what a view from the room! Overlooking one of...More

Thank London_UK_member
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stayed here overnight, great experience, lovely room and breakfast in the main Hall. Overlooked the Quad with the Radclife Camera poking over the top of the college as we looked out of the window.

Thank Trac232
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning college . Amazing as a Wedding Venue ! Beautiful Quads. Well worth a visit ! The chapel is stunning . The whole College is just so lovely .

Thank Flower1980
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights when working in Oxford. Beautiful place, nice and tidy rooms and friendly staff. I will try to come back!

Thank schibboleth74
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