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Mansfield College

Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF, England
+44 1865 270999
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Opened in 1886 in Oxford city centre, having moved from Birmingham is this small sized college... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
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Excellent location for the historical parts of the City

If you fancy staying somewhere clean and tidy, well placed for the Colleges and the... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
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Mansfield College, one of the smallest of the University's colleges, is ideally situated in a quiet and leafy part of central Oxford. The College is pleased to be able to offer accommodation in student bedrooms during the vacation periods. The accommodation consists of a choice between traditional student study bedrooms with shared bathroom facilities (singles and twins) or more modern, single en-suite rooms. All accommodation offered is located on the main College site. There are no parking facilities available at the College. All rooms are fully equipped with bed linen, towels and tea and coffee making facilities. College guests can use wifi provided by The Cloud, with the first four hours for free. The College offers a full English and continental breakfast served in the College Crypt. The Crypt café and bar with terrace also offers the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing meal and drinks in relaxed surroundings. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to Mansfield.
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4 Feb 2018
“Pleasing college ”
11 Jan 2018
“Excellent location for the historical parts of the City”
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Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF, England
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Opened in 1886 in Oxford city centre, having moved from Birmingham is this small sized college. Some really pleasing looking buildings and located in the heart of academia central.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

If you fancy staying somewhere clean and tidy, well placed for the Colleges and the Bodlean/Sheldonian etc. then staying in Uni' accommodation at Mansfield is worth a go. You'll get a comfy bed, tea/coffee making tray, loo and a shower but no TV or hotel...More

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MansfieldCollege, Conference Assistant at Mansfield College, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Mansfield, it is always lovely to hear positive comments from our guests and I will be sure to pass these on....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a twin room for a breakfast meeting with CIMA. Really spacious room with a sink in the bedroom. The bath and toilet were just outside of the room. Good breakfast. Will be staying here again. Really helpful and welcoming staff in the Porter's...More

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MansfieldCollege, Conference Assistant at Mansfield College, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at Mansfield and will be returning to stay with us again. I will pass on your feedback to the Head Porter who I'm sure will be delighted to...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

In 1838 Spring Hill College was set up in Birmingham for non-conformists precluded from an Oxbridge education by a pre-condition of adherence to the Church of England. Only after the University Tests Act 1871 removed this discrimination Spring Hill moved to Oxford in 1886 and...More

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MansfieldCollege, Conference Assistant at Mansfield College, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review for Mansfield College. I am delighted that you have given us four stars, and have included some history of Mansfield. We have recently completed our newest student accommodation building, The Hands Building, which also includes...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

A very pretty college. We enjoyed the MCR, the chapel and the library. The ceiling of the library was strikingly pretty.More

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MansfieldCollege, Conference Assistant at Mansfield College, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Mansfield. I am glad that you enjoyed the buildings, the library is not often open to the public (occasionally for Oxford Trust Preservation 'Open Doors' weekend) but is truly beautiful. We have recently completed our new student...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights in the hall of residence, the college located about 10 min walk from city centre. There was a canteen on campus. Staff throughout were friendly and helpful. The single ensuite room was a typical size student accommodation, clean and quiet, strong...More

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MansfieldCollege, Conference Assistant at Mansfield College, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a response for us on TripAdvisor. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff to be friendly and helpful. Our new Crypt cafeteria and bar is a wonderful space for our...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

We booked rooms at Mansfield College during the students' summer break. Rooms are large and quite basic, but they were affordable and put us close to much of central Oxford. A full English breakfast is included in the room rate. Book through universityrooms.com.More

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MansfieldCollege, Conference Assistant at Mansfield College, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a response for Mansfield. We do offer student style accommodation, but as you say our rooms are usually a good size and we are in a great location! Guests can book through the University Rooms website, or...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2016

A friend, who graduated from Mansfield College back in a day, asked me to pay a visit and take some photos for him. It's a beautiful college with wonderful chapel. We're lucky to visit the chapel the moment the choir was rehearsing, so we took...More

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MansfieldCollege, Conference Assistant at Mansfield College, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am glad that you enjoyed your visit to Mansfield and were lucky enough to visit the chapel during a choir rehearsal. I hope that you and your friend were happy with the photographs...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Mansfield is one of the smallest and I think the newest of Oxford's colleges, located near the science buildings. New College, the University Club, Harris Manchester, Libacre College, and Rhodes House are all close by. The college offers comfortable guest accommodations between terms.More

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MansfieldCollege, Conference Assistant at Mansfield College, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review of Mansfield College. You are correct, in that we are one of the newest Oxford College, we opened in 1886 and were granted full college status in 1995. We certainly are very close to...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2015

The fun thing about Oxford is discovering colleges that others haven't heard of & immersing oneself in the beauties to be found there. OK, I went to Mansfield, but I have to highlight it for several reasons: the Library's stunning Victorian painted ceiling takes one's...More

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MansfieldCollege, Conference Assistant at Mansfield College, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, it is always great to welcome back our college alumni. There certainly is much to see within the Chapel at Mansfield, I hope that you will be able to visit us again soon. With...More

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