Accomodation in Oxford for the 8th Experimental Archaeology Conference

The 8th Experimental Archaeology UK Conference is being jointly held between Merton College, University of Oxford, and the Research Laboratory. Registration is now closed. The final schedule can be found here.

Accommodation is not included in the conference registration fee. Below are a small number of suggestions for those attending the conference.


Youth Hostel Association Oxford.

“Comfortable accommodation right in the centre of Oxford, an historic, vibrant and active university city. YHA Oxford is a modern purpose-built backpackers hostel next to the train station, ideal for a cheap city break or weekend away. Visit all the famous Oxford colleges and the Ashmolean Museum or take a trip to Blenheim Palace. Enjoy great food in our licensed restaurant or relax in our sunny garden with a latte and a cake from the café bar.”

The Youth Hostel offers bunks in single-sex rooms from £21 a night, with a £3 p/n discount for members of the Youth Hostel Association. It also offers double and larger rooms for hire from £49. Breakfast is not included.

Taste of Oxford

University of Oxford Halls of Residence rooms

“Staying in historic Oxford college accommodation is a unique opportunity. With centrally-located bed and breakfast (B&B) rooms from £49, it is a cost effective alternative to staying in a hotel, and by providing the college with revenue you will be contributing to the upkeep of the famous buildings.”

A small number of rooms in University halls of residence are available, from £48 p/n.

Hotels and B&Bs

There are a large number of hotels and B&Bs in Oxford. Although these are rarely cheap, some discounts can be found by booking early.

The following sites can be used to search for accommodation:


Trip Advisor

Important locations for the conference within Oxford can be seen on the below map:


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