FAQs for College Guests

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

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

There is no parking in the College. We recommend parking at one of Oxford’s Park and Ride car parks. Alternatively, the nearest pay & display parking is 0.5 miles from College at St Giles.

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.

All guest bedrooms have single beds.

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.

There are no TVs in our guest rooms.

No, please bring your own hairdryer.

Yes, please call the Porters Lodge to arrange access: +44 01865 284700.

The Porters Lodge is staffed 24 hours a day. The Duty Porter should be contacted immediately in case of any security problems on +44 01865 284700.

Smoking is NOT permitted in your bedroom.

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 aware there is no exclusive use, and the College is still a space used by St Antony’s College Students, Senior Members and staff.

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.

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

Hot meals can be purchased from the Dining Hall. Please note that we only accept contactless card payments. We do not accept cash payment.

The College Punt, moored at the nearby 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.

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

Uber is available in Oxford.

You may also explore Oxford by e-scooter or by bicycle – St Antony’s is an OxBikes depot.

Please report any maintenance issues to the Lodge.

The University of Oxford website gives excellent information.

A searchable map is available here, a map of museums, colleges, and other buildings of interest here, and a map of the city centre and science area here.

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.

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

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

In any emergency please contact the Lodge on +44 1865 284700. If for any reason this is not possible, please note that the number for the emergency services, Fire, Police and Ambulance, is 999.