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Keble College

Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PG, England
+44 1865 272727
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Concert at the Keble College chapel - amazing acoustic

My first ever visit to Oxford last Saturday. Came with my old university choir to perform choral... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
leushira
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London, UK
Beautiful College

I'm biased towards Keble as my son studied for his BA there. The painting of The Light of the World... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
doccaroline123
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Barry, South Wales.
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Founded in 1868, this Oxford college is constructed in brick rather than stone, and features a chapel with beautiful Venetian wall mosaics illustrating events from the old and new testaments.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PG, England
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

My first ever visit to Oxford last Saturday. Came with my old university choir to perform choral work by our conductor (an alumni of Keble College himself) - pretty sizable college and the chapel inside was magnificent. Hard to believe it's Victorian but the vibrancy...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

I'm biased towards Keble as my son studied for his BA there. The painting of The Light of the World is stunning and hangs beautifully in the Sacristy of their beautiful chapel.

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Large college founded in 1878, is a great looking building that is made from brick and features a chapel with Venetian wall mosaics.

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Founded in 1870, this college has mostly brick buildings as opposed to the older colleges' stone buildings. The college was designed by Butterfield and the architecture was quite controversial at one time.

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

I am loth to write this note because it will only encourage more people to stay in the rooms at this college, and make it more difficult for me next time. We stayed in this college, and it was such a wonderful experience. The rooms...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

The rooms are available during non term times. They are basic student rooms with good linens and well-fitted bathrooms. The highlight of the stay is breakfast in one of the most beautiful (and largest) dining halls in Oxford where you share tables with mostly visiting...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

We only had a quick look after visiting the Pitt Rivers Museum. We were impressed by the beautiful architecture. We also had a look inside the chappel and again you would not expect something like that in a college.

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Always worth visiting Oxford and the splendid Chapel at Keble College. My son was so very happy during his time as a student there. He used to love giving Chapel Tours to various groups of visitors, who were always so appreciative of his knowledge and...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

I was slightly annoyed (at myself mainly) for not just pushing the gate and walking in - however it is not that obvious that it is simply open to walk in (most of the time); the buildings are interesting and the chapel quite beautiful, but...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

Stayed while in class with OUUSA. Beautiful dining hall, similar to Christ Church. Excellent breakfast although the coffee was poor. Adequate room but desperately needed rotary fan since no air conditioning. Reasonable price for a summer stay.

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