Liddell building exterior

The Liddell Building (1991) is situated in a quiet location in East Oxford, approximately a five-minute walk from amenities and a fifteen-minute walk from Christ Church. Check-in at the Porters’ Lodge, located behind the gated entrance. The lodge reception is staffed 24 hours a day. For details about how to find the Liddell Building see our Find us page.

Liddell common room
Facilities and Amenities
  • Self-service laundry facilities
  • Complimentary wi-fi
  • Equipped kitchen
  • Toiletry welcome pack
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hairdryer
  • Short term luggage storage
  • 24/7 Lodge reception
  • Common room
  • Parking (limited – must be booked and paid for in advance)
View of a Liddell bedroom

Comfortable and spacious single standard rooms in three- or four-bedroom flats with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities.

Room types available: Single Standard

(Images are for illustrative purposes only. Bedroom layout and size vary.)

A kitchen in the Liddell building
Food and drink

The accommodation is self-catering; each flat has a shared kitchen with a dining space.

Breakfast tickets (mid-August to the end of September – subject to availability):

Purchase a ticket at the time of booking to experience breakfast in the unique setting of the Great Hall, Christ Church, with its stunning hammer-beam roof and wonderful oil paintings.

Monday–Saturday: 7.30–9am

Sunday: 8–9.30am

Garden space at the Liddell property
Grounds and gardens

The Liddell Building is built around a beautiful lawn and adjoins the University sports ground. In nice weather, it is possible to have picnics on the grounds (please note: no ball games are to be played).

All guests are welcome to visit Christ Church and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the College and Cathedral (walking maps are available from the Porters Lodge) at no charge. Find out more about Christ Church and its history here.


There is limited parking available for guests staying at Liddell. An additional option will be shown at the time of booking when space is available. If you have purchased a car parking ticket, please call the lodge on 01865 276999 before arrival and they will explain the location of the car park and open the gates for you. You will be given a dated pass to display on your dashboard. If you were unable to secure parking on site, details of where to park in Oxford can be found on the Oxford City Council website.


Book here, or view our other sites at Christ Church and 117 St Aldate's.