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Dorset House, Oxford
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Dorset House, Oxford

London Rd, Oxford, OX3 7FT, United Kingdom
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Vending machine
laundry facility
Bike storage

About the Property

Dorset House, Oxford is a premier student accommodation located in the heart of Oxford. The property offers a wide range of amenities and services to make your student life comfortable and convenient. Whether you're looking for an ensuite or a studio, Dorset House, Oxford has something to suit your needs. With its prime location, you'll be just a short walk away from all the best that Oxford has to offer, Oxford Brookes University is around 2 minutes drive and University of Oxford is around 10 minutes drive away,

Oxford, also known as the "city of dreaming spires", is one of the most renowned and historical cities in the United Kingdom. Known for its world-class universities, Oxford is home to the University of Oxford, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. The city is also steeped in history, with its mediaeval and Georgian architecture, museums, and libraries attracting visitors from all over the world. Dorset House, Oxford is a premier student accommodation located in the heart of Oxford. The property offers a wide range of amenities and services to make your student life comfortable and convenient. Whether you're looking for a private room or a shared apartment, Dorset House, Oxford has something to suit your needs. With its prime location, you'll be just a short walk away from all the best that Oxford has to offer, including world-class universities, museums, and cultural attractions.The city of Oxford also offers a wide range of entertainment and recreational activities, from punting on the River Thames, to visiting the Bodleian Library, one of the oldest libraries in Europe and the famous Oxford University's library. The city also offers a vibrant nightlife with a variety of bars and clubs catering to students, as well as a diverse range of restaurants and shops.So if you're looking for student accommodation in Oxford to call home while you study here, look no further than Dorset House, Oxford. With its prime location and excellent amenities, it is the perfect choice for students looking to make the most of their time in this historic and vibrant city. Also, check out this Oxford student city guide before moving.


Dorset House, Oxford is a premier student accommodation offering ensuites and studios in the heart of the city, giving you easy access to all the best that the city has to offer, including world-class universities, museums, and cultural attractions.

The rooms at Dorset House, Oxford come equipped with a variety of amenities to make your stay comfortable. Each room boasts a cozy 3/4 bed for a restful night's sleep. A thoughtfully designed breakfast bar and cooking hobs allow you to prepare meals at your convenience. The room also includes essential amenities such as a fridge freezer, microwave, and oven for your culinary needs. For your convenience, an iron, ironing board, desk as well as chair are provided. Storage options abound, with under-bed storage and a spacious wardrobe ensuring your belongings are neatly organized. The bathroom features a modern shower, toilet, and washbasin, along with a towel rail for your comfort. The property features a variety of common amenities that include laundry facilities, printing (extra charge), vending machines, Wi-FI, bike storage, and recycling. There is also a common area and outdoor social space for residents to gather and socialize with their peers. Dorset House, Oxford also offers a variety of services to make your stay more convenient. For your safety & security the secure access, 24/7 assistance, maintenance support, fire system, CCTV, contents insurance, and onsite service team is available to help with any questions or concerns you may have and they are always happy to help. The bills include Wi-Fi, management’s app, heating, water, gas, and electricity. Overall, Dorset House, Oxford offers a comfortable and convenient living experience for students.

Location and What's Hot?

The location of Dorset House, Oxford is truly ideal for students, as it is situated in the heart of the city, providing easy access to all the best that Oxford has to offer. The property is conveniently located near public transportation, such as buses and trains, making it easy to get around the city and explore all that it has to offer. When it comes to food, the property is located near a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, and shops, so residents can easily find something to eat or drink when they're not in class. From casual pubs to fine dining, Oxford has something for everyone.

In terms of tourist attraction, Oxford is home to some of the most famous and historic universities in the world such as the University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University and many more. Visitors can also explore the city's rich history by visiting landmarks such as the Bodleian Library, Christ Church College, and the Oxford Castle. Additionally, Oxford is also known for its beautiful parks and gardens, such as the University Parks and the Botanic Garden, which are perfect for a relaxing stroll or picnic. For shopping, Oxford's High Street and the Westgate shopping center are just a short walk away, offering a wide variety of shops, cafes and entertainment. Oxford has a good number of cultural and recreational facilities and entertainment options, such as the Oxford Playhouse, and the Oxford Ice Rink. Overall, Dorset House, Oxford's location offers students the perfect combination of convenience and accessibility, with easy access to transportation, restaurants, shops, tourist attractions, recreational facilities and all the best that Oxford has to offer. With everything you need within easy reach, you'll find that Dorset House, Oxford is the perfect place to call home while you study in Oxford. Check out this blog to explore the top 35 things to do in Oxford.


Dorset House, Oxford is located in the heart of the city, providing easy access to all the best that Oxford has to offer. Whether you're travelling to class, visiting friends, or exploring the city, you'll find that the property's location is accessible. Oxford is well connected by public transport, with frequent bus and train services linking the city to London and other major towns and cities in the UK. The bus stops near Dorset House, Oxford are Sandfield Road bus stop and Headington School bus stop. The Oxford train station is also just a short walk away, providing connections to London, Birmingham, and Bristol. Cycling is also a popular mode of transport in Oxford, with many cycle paths and lanes throughout the city. With everything you need within easy reach, you'll find that Dorset House, Oxford is the perfect place to call home while you study in Oxford.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Ultrafast Broadband & Wi-Fi*
Management's App

Common Amenities

Printing (extra Charge)
Vending Machine
Bike Storage
Common Area

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent.
If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh.
More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you.
They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property.
If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this.
You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive.
LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early.
If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat.
Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive.
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in.
As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either.
Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options.
Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.

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Student Accomodations in Oxford

Oxford Student Accommodation

When studying in the historic city of Oxford, students often explore housing options that balance convenience with a taste of local life. Opting for student accommodation in Oxford, as compared to on-campus living, offers more flexibility and independence. With its wide range of Oxford student accommodation, amber serves as a comprehensive platform simplifying the search for the ideal student accommodation. Amber's listings provide a variety of room types suited to diverse preferences, all within the convenience of proximity to major educational institutions such as Lincoln College, the University of Oxford, Oxford Sixth Form College, and several others.

Whether it's a cosy studio or a shared apartment, students can find student accommodation in Oxford that fits their needs. The Oxford student accommodation options are equipped with amenities tailored to student life. Properties like Dorset House, Beech House, West Way Square, and many others options combine comfortable living with access to bustling city life and campus resources.

About Oxford

Oxford, a globally revered city rich in history and academic prestige, stands at the heart of England's educational and cultural heritage. Known for the world-famous University of Oxford and its beautiful architecture, it's a hub for scholars from all corners of the globe. Oxford seamlessly combines ancient university buildings with the dynamism of a bustling city center, making it an intellectually stimulating environment.

The city's deep-rooted scholarly tradition contributes significantly to its charm, with the majestic spires and lush gardens offering a serene backdrop. Oxford student accommodation is diverse, catering to the needs of its large student community. With an array of both traditional and modern living spaces, students can find accommodation in Oxford that suits their preferences and lifestyles. The city is not only an academic powerhouse but is also brimming with galleries, museums, and historical sites, enhancing the cultural richness experienced by its inhabitants. The bustling student population is evidence of the city's educational prominence. Each institution plays a pivotal role in shaping the academic landscape of Oxford and contributes to Oxford's rank in the QS Student Cities index. Offering a wide range of courses across various disciplines, these universities are a beacon of knowledge and research excellence. Students seeking a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment find Oxford an ideal destination. The city not only promises a world-class education but also ensures a memorable university experience, with ample opportunities for personal growth and cultural exploration.

Best Student Accommodation in Oxford

Relocating to Oxford for academic aspirations unveils the opportunity to embrace a new chapter of life, and selecting the best student accommodation Oxford plays a crucial role in this transition. Student accommodation in Oxford offers numerous advantages for students looking for a blend of independence, affordable living, and an engaging community environment. Options range from en-suite rooms that promise privacy to studio apartments that offer a tranquil abode for focused studies. Being close to prestigious institutions, living off-campus also ensures convenience and ease of commute. Dive into the diverse selection of Oxford student accommodation and embark on a memorable university experience surrounded by the historic charm of Oxfordshire, England. Explore an array of top-notch Oxford accommodation options such as:

1. Dorset House, Oxford

2. Beech House, Oxford

3. West Way Square, Oxford

4. The Park, Oxford

5. iQ Alice House, Oxford

6. The Spireworks, Oxford

7. Student Castle Oxford, Oxford

8. Between Towns Court, Oxford

9. The Mews, Oxford

10. Cambridge Terrace, Oxford

Cost of Living in Oxford

Understanding the cost of living in Oxford is essential for students who are planning to study and stay in this historic city. Oxford, renowned for its academic excellence, also has an associated cost of living that significantly impacts student finances. On average, students can anticipate a monthly cost of around £900 to £1,200. This estimate sets expectations and helps in planning a budget conducive to a comfortable yet cost-effective student lifestyle, especially when looking for Oxford student accommodation.

1. Food & Groceries - £200 -  £225 / per month

2. Transportation - £55 -  £60 / per month

3. Utilities (including internet) - £100 -  £150 / per month

4. Clothing - £40 -  £55 / per month

5. Sports & Leisure - £50 -  £60 / per month

Student Travel Oxford

For those pursuing their studies in the historic city of Oxford and looking for student accommodation near prestigious institutions, navigating the locality is a breeze thanks to the accessible and affordable student travel options in Oxford. These travel options cater to the diverse needs and budgets of students, providing a mix of convenience and cost-effectiveness.

1. Buses

A staple mode of transport, buses in Oxford offer extensive coverage across the city and beyond. With frequent services, students can expect a bus every few minutes, especially during peak hours. Travel is made more affordable with travel cards like the 'Oxford Key' which allows students to top-up and pay-as-you-go. Expect one-way fares to start from around £1.50, with options for daily, weekly, or monthly passes to save even more.

2. Cycling

Oxford is known for being exceptionally bike-friendly, with numerous dedicated cycle lanes and bike-sharing schemes. Bikes can be rented for as little as £1 for the first half-hour. For those with their own bikes, many student accommodations in Oxford offer secure bike storage.

3. Trains

For longer journeys, the train station in Oxford provides connections to major cities across the UK. Students can take advantage of rail cards which offer up to 1/3 off train fares, ideal for visiting friends or family out of town.

4. Walking

Many of Oxford's neighbourhoods are walkable, giving students the chance to absorb the collegiate atmosphere of the city while getting from A to B for free.

5. Taxis and Rideshares

Readily available, taxis and rideshare services like Uber are great for late-night or group travel. Rates vary, but students can split fares for a budget-friendly option.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Oxford

Oxford is known as a quintessential hub for students seeking an enriching academic and social life. Nestled in the heart of England, Oxford is renowned for its outstanding universities and collegiate atmosphere. Students can look forward to an exceptionally safe environment conducive to learning, with the city’s rich intellectual heritage infusing every cobblestone street and majestic building. An undeniable sense of camaraderie among the student population makes Oxford accommodation a prime choice for those pursuing higher education. The city’s charm extends to its myriad of hangout spots for students looking to unwind after a day of lectures. Just a short distance away from Oxford student accommodation, one can find cosy cafes like The Missing Bean, where the aroma of freshly ground coffee mingles with the buzz of student conversation. For those with a taste for the night, The Library is a popular pub known not only for its extensive selection of drinks but also as a lively venue for quiz nights and social gatherings. Students can indulge in the serenity of nature's embrace at the University Parks, which offers a verdant oasis perfect for picnics, jogs, or a tranquil study spot under the shade of ancient trees. Oxford’s calendar is dotted with events that observe the city’s vibrant cultural tapestry, particularly music festivals such as the annual Oxford Chamber Music Festival, which attracts talent from around the globe. Beyond the halls of academia, these cultural offerings complement the student lifestyle in Oxford, adding a layer of richness to the city’s intellectual rhythm.

Oxford Tourist Attractions

Studying in Oxford not only offers an exceptional academic experience but also the opportunity to explore a city brimming with history and culture. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Oxford include:

1. Oxford Botanic Garden

2. Pitt Rivers Museum

3. Christ Church

4. Bodleian Library

5. History of Science Museum

6. Port Meadow

Universities in Oxford

Oxford, renowned for its academic excellence, is home to some of the most prestigious and respected universities in the world. Students from across the globe come to Oxford in search of top-tier education and vibrant student life. Some top universities include:

1. Buckinghamshire New University

2. Reading College

3. University of West London (Reading Campus)

4. Ecole de Management de Normandie - Campus d’Oxford

5. City of Oxford College

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