In the University vacations, we have accommodation for small groups or large conferences both at our main site in Broad Street and at Jowett Walk, less than ten minutes' walk away. To check availability and book a room at the College during the vacations, please book through the booking system:

A traditional experience

At Broad Street, we have over 200 bedrooms. Of these 38 are en suite; the remaining rooms (standard rooms, as in the photo below) have shared bathroom facilities, usually on a ratio of one bathroom between four bedrooms. All bedrooms have their own washbasins. For conferences, meals (if required) are taken in Hall (there are no facilities for self-catering).

Broad Street standard bedroom

Modern en-suite accommodation

Jowett Walk was built in 1996. Here we can provide 93 well-furnished bedrooms with shower, toilet, and washbasin in each room. For conferences, meals (if required) are taken in Hall at Broad Street, a short walk away. There are also kitchens in the Jowett Walk Building - one between seven rooms - and guests are welcome to use these to make tea, coffee and light snacks.

Jowett Walk en suite bedroom

At both sites

Check-in is from 2.00pm on the day of arrival. If your conference or event is starting before then, luggage can be stored. On the day of departure, rooms must be vacated and keys returned to the Porters’ Lodge by 10.00am; again, luggage can be stored.

Please note that no parking is available at either site.

Read here what our clients say about the standard and service.

Come and see

Conference and Events Manager

Jacqui will be delighted to show you round Balliol and discuss your requirements with you. Please email or telephone her with any questions you have; or you can get in touch with her by using our online enquiry form.