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Address: New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DL, England
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+44 1865 278900

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A hidden gem

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... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
34Doris
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 April 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 fellows' garden. Old Boys include Geoffrey Claggsworth (notoriously unsuccessful Victorian playwright) and Sydney Bone, the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 12 September 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 time I'd lugged my luggage there, I was feeling fairly worn. There was absolutely no... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 29 September 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 course meal. Vegetarians no problem, alternative menu deliver with a minimum of fuss.

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1 Thank Christine U
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 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 while visiting the city as it is in the city centre.

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Thank rosemary s
burnaby, canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 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.

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Oxford
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227 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 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

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Thank Relentlessvoyager
Oxford, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2012

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

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