Venue & Accommodation


The IPPW 2019 Workshop and Short Course will be held in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Department of Physics, The University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PU.

Workshop & Short Course

The Workshop will take place from Monday 8th July to Friday 12th July 2019.

The Workshop will be preceded by the Short Course, focusing on Ice Giants, on the weekend of 6th to 7th July 2019.



The City of Oxford is very busy during the summer months, as the university colleges open their doors to international summer school students and the hotels fill with tourists.

IPPW2019 has made block bookings of rooms at the following hotels and colleges.

You are invited to make your own reservations using the booking information provided in the tables.



Eastgate Mercure Hotel

73 High St, Oxford OX1 4BE

4-star hotel

A 14-minute walk to the venue.

Accommodation  Please book your accommodation directly through the Hotel website

Eastgate Mercure Hotel

Booking Information The IPPW-2019 preferential rate has expired.


Room Rates available until May 2019

Keble College

Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PG

Traditional Hall of Residence, opposite the IPPW2019 venue.

Accommodation available/rates  100 Single Student Rooms with ensuite facilities inclusive of breakfast – £96

check in 7th July check out 12th July

20 Single Student Rooms with ensuite facilities inclusive of breakfast – £96

check in 5th July check out 12th July

Booking Information

Please type in the reference PHYSICS19 in the promotion/event code box

Please scroll to July 2019 and select your chosen dates to stay at Keble

The reference PHYSICS19 will unlock the dates in the Keble College Calendar that have been held for IPPW2019

no later than 3 May 2019



St Hugh’s College

St Margaret’s Rd, Oxford OX2 6LE

Traditional Hall of Residence. St Hugh’s College is about 10 minutes walking time to the venue.


Accommodation available/rates  30+ Single premium ensuite rooms inclusive of breakfast.

check in 5th July check out 12th July

Booking Information St Hugh’s College Booking Form

These rooms are not held exclusively forIPPW2019 participants, so early booking is recommended. Note that bookings are fully cancellable if at least two weeks’ notice is given. (Full cancellation policy)


Best Western Linton Lodge

11-13 Linton Rd, Oxford OX2 6UJ

3-star hotel

The hotel is a 20-minute walk or 5-minute bus ride from the venue.  Parking is available.

Accommodation available/rates  30 Double room with ensuite facilities, inclusive of breakfast

£165 (single occupancy)

£175 (double occupancy)

check in 5th July check out 12th July

Booking Information This hotel has been booked by IPPW2019 LOC.

Rooms at this hotel will be bookable as part of the conference registration process.


Rewley House

1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA

Modern university accommodation block

7 minutes’ walk from the Physics Department


Accommodation available/rates  19 Rooms range in price from £80 (single)  to £95 (double/twin) excluding breakfast

check-in Friday 5 July, check-out Monday 8 July

(some rooms also available until Friday 12 July)

Booking Information Further details are available at  Reception is open between 8 am and 10:30 pm – Ask reception if your arrival is foreseen to be outside these hours.

For booking of these rooms, delegates should phone or email Rewley House at + 44 1865 280343 / quoting code M115920, no later than 3 May 2019.



Oxford Spires Hotel

Abingdon Rd, Oxford OX1 4PS

4 Star Hotel

The hotel is 30 minutes’ walk or 10-minute cycle ride from the venue (bicycles can be rented at the hotel). Parking available at the hotel.

Accommodation available/rates  20 rooms available

Single Rooms  £145.00 Bed and Breakfast Rate; or

Double/Twin Rooms  £155.00 Bed and Breakfast Rate

check in 5th July check out 12th July

Booking Information Please use booking reference code 19502973

Credit card details will be required to secure the booking

Bookings  will be accepted no later than 24 May 2019

Other accommodation options

There are many further options for accommodation. In addition to sites like and, delegates can try to find spare College rooms using the following link:

The following 4- and 5-star hotels may also be of interest: