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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Thought this would be fun but have mixed emotions. The room was ok. It was very hot and we slept with the window open. We could not control the heat in the room or the bathroom. Bathroom looked very dirty but the vanity was stained. The sink was very dirty-we could feel the scum. We had to eat in a... More 

Thank RO1N
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

My girlfriend and I had planned on a 2 night trip to Oxford in September, and at the last minute extended it to 3 nights. Since there were no double/twin rooms available for the third night, we got two single dorms at Jesus College. Oxford University lodgings tends to fall into two categories: "historic" rooms - by which is typically... More 

Thank Atmos05
Rye, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful and brilliant way to see the area in an authentic and atmospheric way. The room was real modern and were even possessing toiletries which for a university is very impressive - even if it is Oxford. Attention to detail was lovely plus breakfast very satisfactory with a lot of choice. For the price and location it really wasn't... More 

Thank Pyotr K
Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We enjoyed our tour of Christ Church College, Oxford University. A bunch of stuff for Harry Potter fans and a lot of tradition. We did this as part of a tour and everyone was very satisfied with what we get to see.

Thank Gary F
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The Quads of Jesus College are an oasis of calm right in the centre of Oxford. Rooms are basic but have all required facilities - but it's not really the room you stay here for, it's the overall ambience, the history and the central location of this lovely old Oxford college. We had a good breakfast in the lovely old... More 

Thank IanHa
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed as a couple and really enjoyed our stay. The accommodation was simple but clean and warm and more than sufficient for our needs. It was a shared bathroom for 2 rooms but nobody was in the other room so it was fine. There was a bit of noise from a alley that ran behind the back of the room... More 

Thank BeamMeUp_Melb
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

Stayed in modern student room, maybe ten years old, with en suite bathroom, right in the centre of Oxford - you are literally one minute's walk away from the pedestrian Cornmarket. Everything clean and efficient, including, crucially, the shower and the wifi. Big bed, almost big enough for two! No service as such, but very good. There is a lift.... More 

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Reviewed 10 March 2016

For anyone who wants a "behind the scenes" experience of life in one of the oldest and most interesting Oxford University Colleges, similar in many respects to that of a typical undergraduate student, an overnight stay in Jesus College is an absolute must! Founded by Queen Elizabeth 1st on 27th June, 1571, to provide higher education for the people of... More 

Thank Prickles1
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

I went with a group from the Women's Institute. We looked at the library and quads and were given an interesting talk about the library and the college history and ethos. If you're interested in architecture and history this has it all. The lunch in the hall was very good and what a place to eat, just like being at... More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

I would stay there again because one just cannot beat the location. When you make a reservation, you think you are going to stay in beautiful old Jesus College.. Not so, they put you in a remodeled building in a back alley behind the beautiful quadrangles. Eatng breakfast in the hall is very pleasant except that the eggs are always... More 

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Address: Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
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“Ask for building 19. Can't speak to other, older buildings, but the modern newer building(s) are excellent value for the money.”
 of 5 bubbles Atmos05, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room overlooking either first or second Quad if out of term time”
 of 5 bubbles IanHa, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Any room in a beautiful Elizabethan College in the very centre of Oxford is going to be a good room!”
 of 5 bubbles Prickles1, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room... maybe backing onto Ship Street.”
 of 5 bubbles rebsaroo, 10 Oct 2014 | Read review
“There's a good disabled access room if you need one. Rooms vary in price - see what's a available on University Rooms (.com)”
 of 5 bubbles Stevessssmith, 20 Sep 2013 | Read review
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