Travel Blogs from Oxford
... vowing to take no book out of the library nor injure any while inside. The building is immense and imposing with a large courtyard enclosed by wings of the library It's architecture is reminiscent of a castle with it's spires. The buildings all around the colleges are ancient. Pubs, boasting signs that denote how old they've been pouring pints mixed with tourist shops and high end fashion houses creates an eclectic mix of old and new. The rain turns ...
... monetary history exhibits downstairs. Walking past all of those statues, Mummies and exhibits was truly breath taking. The age of them was beyond belief, and it was amazing to see so much of the hieroglyphics transcribed. The changes in the depiction of bodies and faces, and the different expressions captured brought back very foggy classics memories. I cannot wait for Greece. We left the museum and returned to the dining hall where we could ...
... is the arch by staircase 8 and the other is the staircase 9 breezeway. Staircase 9 became Platform 9 and 3/4, and the arch became the wardrobe into Narnia. The ADs even hung fur coats in it that the students had to walk through. It was really cute.
I started out the Ball in the Forte Room, which was where the faculty after party was held. I chatted with Lottie and Joe about our craziest drinking stories, and every single one paled ...
... to Pizza Hut to get pizza for my a cappellas. We decided to practice during the lunch hour today, so I promised them pizza. I'm glad I stayed, because while I was there a girl came in from the quad with a major cut. She'd been working on her project for architecture and cut her finger with a razor blade. She cut the tip off, and it was bleeding very badly. Fortunately (?) I've injured myself in the exact same way once when I was shaving my ...
... worth it. By the time we got back to the balcony most everyone had left, so we hung out for a bit longer and then headed back to the Pembroke program office to watch the Germany/Algeria World Cup game. The USA plays tomorrow night, and we're all debating on how/where/with what food we should watch the match.
Eventually more people joined us over at the Program Office, so there was a full crowd, as it should be - myself, Adam, ...
Other places to stay in Oxford
Godstow Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $121
- Recommended for honeymoon couples
- We enjoyed our stay at the Oxford
Grenoble Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $107
- Useless conference facilities!
- An Administrative Nightmare
- Location Location Location
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Nice hotel
- Modern, good standard rooms
- OK but go for the Travellodge, it's cheaper!
Beaumont Street, Oxford | 5 star hotelfrom $276
- Typical Victorian hotel
- Six months' guaranteed reservation broken the day before
- Not a place to choose
Abingdon Road, Oxford | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Not the best choice for business hotels
- Value for money
- Not worth the price or 4 stars, bad building layout, not for the less mobile..
Oxford Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $110
59 Western Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $167
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford | Hotelfrom $258
- Get me out of jail quick
- Getting the old 'Ball and Chain' off to a great start!!
- The teething problems continue...
73 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $219
- Good choice for Oxford town centre
- Okay place to stay
- Pleasant stay again
11 - 13 Linton Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Church Way, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $157
Welcome Break Service Area, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $84
180 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $154
137 Iffley Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Didn't even stay one night
- Don't Bother its awful
92 - 94 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $322
- You get what you pay for
- Overpriced and disappointing
- Great place to visit your student
66a Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $211
- Beautiful Hotel
- Not for business travelers
- Great Find
82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $157
Garsington Rd, Oxford Business Park, Oxford | Hotelfrom $128
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $156
Park End Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $198
- Noisy, basic, expensive but central location and clean
- Exceeded Expectations - Quite Good, Actually
- Dreadful Hotel
1 Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $345
- Exquisite Hotel, Impeccable Service
- A wonderful retreat, gorgeous food
Alsergrund, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $107
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $149
A418 Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $87
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278