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Rhodes House

South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RG, England
+44 1865 270902
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Great venue

I attended a 3 day symposium at this venue. The architecture is amazing, the building is well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ala'a A
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Christmas venue

Great venue for a fabulous Christmas party that can accommodate a large number of people. It works... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
tanagogo1
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2 weeks ago
“Great venue”
20 Dec 2017
“Christmas venue”
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South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RG, England
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+44 1865 270902
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a 3 day symposium at this venue. The architecture is amazing, the building is well maintained with great facilities and spacious nice back garden.

Thank Ala'a A
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Great venue for a fabulous Christmas party that can accommodate a large number of people. It works really well with 3-4 different reception areas. The catering was average, the service good.

Thank tanagogo1
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Went to a conference there venue really lovely but in Nov and in the rain it was very very cold and damp. Staff were very good but it was overshadowed by howling wind and a damp feeling . Food ok coffee stewed

Thank Liz M
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Built in the late twenties in the colonial (of course) style as the home of the Rhodes Trust, many notable scholars have passed through these doors. Einstein gave three lectures here.

Thank AtlanticTyger
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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I went for a wedding this September. The building is incredible and a very subtle mix of styles. The gardens are lovely and we'll planted. Catering was excellent and thoroughly enjoyed by all. Recommended.

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Having snuck in here as an Oxford Science undergraduate over 30 years ago, what an absolute delight to visit this recently for a one day workshop. If you are not inspired to think differently or "give of your best" in this environment, you deserve to...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Lovely historic building with amazing mural on the ceiling. Well worth a detour to see this. The same Rhodes who funded the Rhodes Scholarships was the person who provided the funds for this. Its a wonderful example of work of the period.

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We attended a wedding reception here in mid August and had a wonderful time. The venue is stunning. From the champagne & canapés on the lawn to the amazing wedding breakfast, to the bacon burgers & cake in the evening. Everything was well organised and...More

Thank Susan T
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

This colonial style building with it's distinctive green dome was built in 1928 in recognition of Cecil Rhodes achievements. He was a former pupil of Oriel College and went on to be a major benefactor of Oxford University. Albert Einstein lectured here in 1931. Today...More

Thank Jolyon67
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

Chalked for of more modern history. Historians say it is the place where Albert Einstein first lectured on this theory of relativity. The House has three main rooms in it and gives one a reminder of the value of leaving a legacy.

Thank Renaissanceman58102
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kajal b
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Response from Ala'a A | Reviewed this property |
Rhodes house is a venue that is reserved for meetings, weddings and gatherings. I don't think they offer night stays.
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