If you're considering an overnight stay in Oxford, St. Catherine's College (better known as St. Catz) is an ideal choice.
Oxford is a beautiful city, famous for its dreaming spires, academic excellence and beautiful surroundings. And St Catherine's College offers the best of all worlds.
It's in a beautiful setting and has all the latest facilities to make your stay with us a night to remember.
Here are a few things to consider which we hope will explain how we operate on-site.
Founded in 1962 St. Catherines College is a testament to modern architectural beauty. Set amidst the historic backdrop of Oxford, along the banks of the Cherwell River, it offers beautiful views and a lovely tranquil atmosphere.
St. Catz takes pride in offering spacious and comfortable accommodation which perfectly complements our surroundings. Our rooms are well appointed, blending the charm of Oxford with modern comforts. Whether you're a student, academic visitor or a tourist you can be sure of a happy comfortable and peaceful stay
Dining at St. Catz is an experience in itself.
Our grand dining hall features glass architecture and offers scenic views of the college gardens. If you spend the night you can look forward to a breakfast with a variety of options to suit everyone. We cater for all tastes, from a traditional cooked breakfast right through to the continental style. One thing is for sure… you won’t go hungry.
Exploring the Grounds
One of the highlights of staying at St.Catz is having the opportunity to explore our grounds. Taking a morning walk along the Cherwell riverbank or enjoying an evening stroll through the garden is a great way to relax and unwind.
For those interested in the city’s history, the college provides glimpses into its past and its evolution up until the modern day.
Points of Interest
St. Catz is perfect for those who want to explore the city of Oxford itself. Close by are some of Oxford’s most famous landmarks, including the Bodleian Library, Radcliffe Camera and Oxford University Museum of Natural History.
Don't forget to take the time to discover the charming boutiques, cafes and galleries that line the city streets.
Accessibility and Parking
St. Catz is easily accessible whether you're arriving by car, train or bus. While parking space at the college is limited it's an idea to check availability when making your booking.
Fortunately Oxford has great public transport that allows you to easily reach the college from any part of the city.
Events and Conferences
In addition to providing accommodation St.Catz also serves as a centre for various academic events, conferences and seminars. Make sure to check our events calendar so you can plan your visit accordingly and catch any occasions which interest you.
St. Catz is more than a place of history and learning; it also has a strong commitment to sustainability. While you're staying here you'll notice eco friendly initiatives, such as energy saving measures and sustainable practices throughout. We take caring for the environment very seriously and like to think we make a real difference to our planet’s future.
It’s recommended you make your reservations in advance, especially during busy periods . You can find all the booking details, including rates and availability, on the official website of the college. We may be able to offer packages for groups or longer stays.
In summary, staying overnight at St. Catz Oxford isn't just about being in a historic city; it's an immersive experience into the world of academic excellence, impressive architecture and timeless customs.
Whether you're here for studying, leisure or exploration, St. Catz guarantees memories that will last forever.