FAQ for College Guests

FAQ for College Guests

Q. What time may I check in?

Check is from 2pm onwards. If you arrive earlier you may store your luggage at the Lodge.

Q. What time do I need to vacate the room?

Please vacate your room by 10am on the day of your departure and return your key/swipe card tothe Lodge.

Q. Is there parking in the College?

There is no parking int he College. There is parking at the Park & Ride car parks or the nearest pay & display, this being St Giles.

Q. Is there internet access?

Yes. Upon registration, you will be provided with a temporary username & password for internet access. Wifi access is available in all areas around the College. Please note you will require 1 x Username and Password for each device you have. More information can be accessed here.

Q. Are the beds double beds?

All bedrooms have single beds.

Q. Are there any laundry facilities? 

Yes, there are laundry facilities, though you will need to provide your own laundry detergents. You will need to download the Circut mobile app in order to pay for the use of washing machines.

Q. Is there a TV in the bedroom?

No, there is no TV.

Q. Is there a hairdryer?

No, please bring your own.

Q. Is there an iron & ironing board?

Please call the Lodge.

Q. What are the Lodge opening times?

The Porters' Lodge is staffed 24 hours a day. The Duty Porter should be contacted immediately in case of any security problems on 01865 284700.

Q. Can I smoke in my bedroom?

Smoking is NOT permitted in your bedroom.

Q. May I use the College Grounds?

You are welcome to enjoy the College gardens and the Buttery at all times. While you are welcome to use the College's facilities, please be ware there is no exclusive use, and the College is still a space used by St Antony's College Students, Senior Members and staff.

Q. When are bedrooms serviced?

Rooms are serviced Monday to Friday and are provided with bed linen, soap and towels. As part of our commitment to environmental issues, bed linen is normally changed every seven days and towels changed every 2-3 days. 

Q. Is breakfast included?

Breakfast is not available in College, but there are a number of cafes and restaurants nearby offering cooked meals from 7.30am onwards.

Q. Where can I purchase a meal?

Hot meals can be purchased from the Dining Hall via Contactless. We do not accept cash payment.

Q. Is there punting nearby?

The College Punt, moored at Cherwell Boathouse is available from April to October, weather permitting, and is free for those staying with us. You can book a slot with the Lodge. The College can accept no responsibility for any harm, damage, loss or injury.

Q. What are the local taxi numbers?

If you ask at the Lodge the Porter on duty can call a taxi for you or if you wish to contact one yourself, here are some local taxi companies:

Courtesy Cars: +44 (0)1865 874787 or 873497
ABC Taxis: +44 (0)1865 770077 or 775577
CCB Cars: +44 (0)1865 876699

Q. There is a maintenance issue in my bedroom - who do I contact?

Please report any maintenance issues to the Lodge. 

Q. What are the places of interest in Oxford?

The University of Oxford website gives excellent information.

Q. Is there a map of Oxford?

Oxford Colleges, Libraries and Museums

Q. What do I do in the case of a fire alarm?

In the event of the activation of a fire alarm residents should exit the building as quickly as possible and follow the fire exit route which is identified, to the fire assembly points which are identified around College.

Q. Where can I pick up the bus to the Park & Ride?

The nearest Park & Ride bus stop is located just outside the College entrance. The Peartree Park & Ride is accessible via bus 300.

Q. Where is the nearest doctor?

The nearest is at Summertown Health Centre, a 15 minute walk/five minute journey from St Antony's.

Q. What do I do in the case of an emergency?

In any emergency please contact the Ldoge 01865 284700. If for any reason this is not possible, please note that the number for the emergency services, Fire, Police and Ambulance, is 999.