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Address: South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RG, England
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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... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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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
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 29 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
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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
Stamford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
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 be fired or you work in Sales! The rooms are grand, the wifi is good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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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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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 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 flowed like clockwork. I have some food allergies & once I made them known, meal... More 

Thank Susan T
Melbourne, Australia
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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 it is a wedding and conference venue. You pass it on the hop on hop... More 

Thank Jolyon67
Fargo, North Dakota
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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
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

Rhodes House can be hired as a venue and the place, furniture, garsens and overall ambience is perfect for quality meetings/weddings/any other. It feels like you are in a grand home...rather than other much grand venues where you are restrained to one or two rooms only.

1 Thank RedThunderbird

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