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St Edmund Hall

Queen's Lane, Oxford OX1 4AR, England
+44 1865 279000
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A charming college

Beautiful chapel. Lovely old dining hall. Nice sun dial. A small but beautiful quad. Great photo... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Charles K
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Biased because I studied there!

It's beautiful, and has the best porters in my opinion! There are little corners with gems of... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
kincsem
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Oxford
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Queen's Lane, Oxford OX1 4AR, England
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Beautiful chapel. Lovely old dining hall. Nice sun dial. A small but beautiful quad. Great photo opportunities.

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 7 January 2017

It's beautiful, and has the best porters in my opinion! There are little corners with gems of plantings and places to sit. The library is in a deconsecrated (but beautiful) church, and the combination of crumbling golden stone, quiet study and cheerful lack of pretension...More

Thank kincsem
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful, peaceful quad away from the hurly-burly of the main street. It has been newly renovated recently, which my husband wanted to see as we were in the area. The Porter is also so friendly and welcoming.

1  Thank Hils1967
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Front quad is a stunner. Actually a very historic college - alumni include Dudley Paycock (inventor of the trouser press) and Ken Dodd. I stayed for the Annual Conference of Naturalist Ergonomics - we were treated royally. The college library was probably the most peaceful...More

Thank 34Doris
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Very pretty quad for a college that boasts itself as the oldest educational establishment in Oxford. Not the oldest college as became part of Oxford University in 1957. If you can arrange to see them, the library, old dining room, and chapel are well worth...More

Thank SteveAndJac
Reviewed 27 November 2015

I'm a bit biased as this was my college when I was at Oxford Uni years ago, but finding myself in Oxford for a few days looking for somewhere to stay, I thought I'd try out the college accommodation. The booking process was really straightforward,...More

1  Thank Kate G
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Charming, historic college, atmospheric ambiance, the epitome of an Oxford College. Entrance hidden off Queens Lane, opens into quad (paving currently under reconstruction). Ancient church, used as Library, in grounds. Well worth a visit.

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I had a unique dining experience in dining at St. Edmund Hall at Oxford University. The opportunity arose because the conference I was attending chose to hold the conference banquet at this venue. The dinner was a five course affair, and while the vegetarian option...More

Thank Hotelanatomist
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This small college has charm that the grander colleges lack. The chapel, formerly a saxon church, is now a library. Very much part of the Queen's Lane walking experience.

1  Thank Helen K
Reviewed 22 July 2015

St Edmund Hall is is part very beautiful and in part spoilt and modern. The Hall is older than the colleges as a place of learning as the Bishops taught here before the colleges were founded. Students lived, learned and slept in the Hall. The...More

1  Thank PrinceAyla
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