St Anne's College, Oxford

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St Anne's College, Oxford

Clean comfortable accommodation in this 20th century Oxford College close to the city centre.


  • 19th century buildings
  • 20th century buildings
  • No car parking


  • Free broadband access (wired)
  • Shared gardens
  • Hair dryers

Food and Drinks

  • Cooked breakfast (included)

Nearby recreations

  • Pub (walking distance)
  • Museums (walking distance)
  • Historic houses
  • Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
  • Theatre (walking distance)

Situated within five acres of tranquil leafy grounds, and only a 10 minute stroll from the centre of Oxford, St. Anne's is an ideal base from which to explore the city.

St. Anne's offers well appointed ensuite accommodation which includes twin bedded rooms (no doubles). In addition accommodation with washbasins and shared facilities is available overlooking the main quad. St. Anne's also has some more basic accommodation with shared facilities to suit most budgets.

All bedrooms are provided with bed linen, towels, toiletries and hospitality trays and provide a clean and comfortable place to stay.

Please note we cannot accept Hen or Stag Parties out of respect for our other guests.

History to the present day

St. Anne's began in 1879, extending a University education to women who could otherwise not have afforded it.

It became a full College of the University in 1952 and has taken both men and women since 1979. It is now one of Oxford's largest Colleges for both graduates and undergraduates.

Food and Drinks

Our prices include full English breakfast which is served in the Hall between 8am - 9am.

Other facilities

Wireless internet access is available in all bedrooms. Guests are welcome to use the University sports centre which has a gym, swimming pool and tennis courts. There is a small daily charge and advanced booking is not necessary.

Hairdryers are available from the Lodge and the guests can pay £10.00 deposit, which is refundable when the hairdryer is returned to the Porter's Lodge.

Unfortunately there is no parking available at the College, however the Pear Tree and Water Eaton park and rides are very convenient.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: St Anne's College Services Company Limited,56 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS, United Kingdom

Address: St. Anne's College, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HS

Check in: From 1pm Check Out: By 10am

On arrival please report to the Lodge which is situated at the main entrance to St. Anne's College where you will be given a key and directed to your room(s). 

If you arrive before 1300 hours and your room is not ready, you may leave your luggage at the Porters' Lodge which is staffed 24 hours a day.


Unfortunately there is no parking available at the College, however the Pear Tree and Water Eaton park and rides are very convenient.

The College is about a 30 minute walk from the railway station (taxis are available outside Oxford train station) and 15 - 20 minutes' walk from the bus and coach station.

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Customer feedback

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, September 2014: Thank you for helping me with printing, sincerely appreciated. 5/5

, September 2014: The bedside light had a loose connection at the lamp and had to be manipulted to a certain position to keep it lit. Portering staff were largely very pleasant and helpful but on occasion one was rather rude and dismissive considering the population being catered for. The Welsh porter on at night was very professional, pleasant and helpful in particular and deserves commendation. Overall a very comfortable and relaxing visit. 4/5

, August 2014: Balcony opening door was lovely, but not enough room to go onto the balcony which was a pity. Would have liked a tv in the room. Other than that it was a very enjoyable stay and very clean facilities. 4/5

, August 2014: Great! I look forward to the next time. Very impressed by the reception at the desk. 5/5

, August 2014: Clean, tidy, comfortable, excellent value for money and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. 5/5

, August 2014: A pleasant stay in a clean and relative quiet university housing. 5/5

, July 2014: I really enjoyed my stay. It's safe, close to the centre of Oxford and the porters couldn't have been more helpful. 5/5

, July 2014: I found the staff and facilities very pleasant and efficiently run. 5/5

, July 2014: Very friendly and helpful staff enhanced my stay. 5/5

, July 2014: I very much enjoyed my stay and all ran smoothly with the booking, arrival and using the room. The room and facilities were absolutely fine (although the water power in the shower could have been better). It's quite expensive in relation to hotels etc. but perhaps not for Oxford! I would gladly stay again. 4/5

, July 2014: I was in a room that had clearly seen better days, but it was quiet and clean and I enjoyed my stay. 4/5

, July 2014: Guys at the front desk were lovely--friendly, helpful, courteous. Please pass on to them that they were great 5/5

, July 2014: A student room admittedly, but one of the nicest I have stayed in. 4/5

, April 2014: For student halls everything was fine, porters were, as ever, marvellous. 4/5

, April 2014: I really enjoyed my stay at St. Annes and would certainly stay again. 4/5

, December 2013: Great accomodation, cheap and practical, of good quality, thanks! 4/5

, September 2013: Excellent place to stay. Conference facilities were also excellent. Only issue I woudl say that more toilets by the lecture theatre would be very useful at coffee/tea time. 5/5

, September 2013: An extremely pleasant stay in very comfortable accommodation. Many thanks. 5/5

, July 2013: Nice room and very nice staff. I missed just a little thing : a fridge in the room to have fresh drinks ! 4/5

, June 2013: The Porters were excellent , very helpful. We enjoyed the whole experience. 5/5

, December 2012: It was a special occasion for me and everything went according to plan, so my response has not surprisingly been very positive. 5/5

, December 2012: I enjoyed my stay very much. And thank you for asking! Best regards Ute Bertelsmann 4/5

, September 2012: Very good central location 4/5

, August 2012: Very enjoyable stay. 5/5

, August 2012: Nice and quiet place, very close to the university and restaurants. Excellent price/quality 5/5

Mrs Diane Mumford, August 2012: Very helpful people on front desk and parking for car a bonus 1/5

Mrs Joan Thomas, August 2012: only had two nights here but enjoyable. Helpful staff - would stay again. 4/5

Mrs Alison Gordon, August 2012: I was very pleased with the location, the comfort and the sense ot peace at the college. 5/5

Mrs Susan Moore, July 2012: Great place to stay, close to city but quiet location. 5/5

Ms Megan Ball, March 2012: I was very impressed with all the staff at St Annes. They were GREAT 5/5

Mr Roger Thomas, January 2012: My booking didn't come with breakfast, so that item should be N/A. Excellent service, anyway - will use again. 5/5

Miss Anna Ting Ting Chan, December 2011: The stay was great. The room is very clean, and the location is convenient. It has hotel standard and yet allows me to sample a taste of a college's life like a student studying there. I will definitely stay again at St. Anne's if future allows such an opportunity. 5/5

Miss Xanthe Banham, October 2011: On behalf of the whole group we had a fantastic time and would definitely recommend the college for future events. Breakfast was fantastic and the rooms were clean and bright. The porters were incredibly helpful and on the whole I was very impressed. 5/5

Ms Marie Leahy, October 2011: I shall definitely ask St Anne's if they will have me to stay again. 4/5

Ms Lana Guineay, October 2011: Staying at St Anne's College is wholeheartedly recommended! A lovely, authentically Oxford experience, chilled out and peaceful, with lovely porters and staff to help you out. Plus, a great English brekky to get your day started the right way :) 4/5

Miss Lynette Coolahan, August 2011: Great basic room. Quiet. Clean. Good security. Convenient to public transport. This was my first experience using the internet for bookings and I was impressed with how successful it was. I would use university-rooms again. 5/5

Prof Timothy Unwin, August 2011: An excellent deal all round. 5/5

Dr Alison Foster, August 2011: A very convenient service, excellent room - good value. Many thanks, Alison. 4/5

Mr Ioan Hadade, August 2011: I've spent a week at St Anne College during a course I took at the University. The overall experience was lovely, the room was modern, the porters were ever so helpful and together with the quality of the breakfast made this place the best value for money among all the rest. Thank you again 5/5

Mrs Gretchen Hucklesby, July 2011: Staff generally helpful and friendly. Accommodation simple and convenient 4/5

Michelle Batten, December 2010: St Anne's was an ideal base from which to explore Oxford for a couple of days with everything in easy walking distance. I very much enjoyed my stay. 4/5

Jan-Hendrik Heinrichs, December 2010: Fairly spartan accommodation, but adequate for a College. 3/5

Pauline Graham, October 2010: My only gripe would have been the fact that I could not turn the air conditioning off in my room. Which meant it made rather a loud noise during the night but this was really only a small thing. 4/5

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