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Oberlin College

173 W Lorain St, Oberlin, OH 44074-1073
+1 440-775-8121
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Great town, great students, great community

Loved the place! Oberlin has the mix of things to do, good food, places to hang out, stellar art... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
New York City, New York
Beautiful Town, Terrible students

Stopped off at the town and was highly impressed, it's beautiful Ohio. The college students are... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Bill H
Holt, Michigan, United States
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173 W Lorain St, Oberlin, OH 44074-1073
+1 440-775-8121
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Loved the place! Oberlin has the mix of things to do, good food, places to hang out, stellar art museum, movies you would want to see at the theater, too.The mixed age group of bikers that was circling around made me want to drop everything...More

Thank mckevie
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Stopped off at the town and was highly impressed, it's beautiful Ohio. The college students are smug and entitled. At a diner we had the misfortune of having a "student" take our order. The cell phone call was higher priority than our order, nothing personal...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Oberlin College is a walkable campus with some interesting architecture. The Conservatory of Music and King Building were designed by the architect of the original World Trade Center and you can see the similarities. The Frank Lloyd Wright Weltzheimer/Johnson House and Allen Art Museum are...More

Thank demTravels
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This might just be the most quaint college campus I have ever visited, and I have visited a ton. The architecture is amazing. From traditional sandstone structures from the late 1800s to mid century modern it's all fabulous.

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you are looking for a great highly selective liberal arts college, beautiful campus and a town that is FULLY integrated into the campus....look no further. One of the best college communities we have visited. Ranks right up there with Northampton.

Thank Work2vaca
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Beautiful campus, excellent staff, high quality education The town of Oberlin is quaint with a five-and-dime, coffee houses, and bakeries (no Starbucks). Lovely.

Thank relaxationseeker0
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My Son went to Oberlin for physics... but I wish I had chosen it back when I was looking. This is such a great school with solid academics, lots of diversity and a location that is just really cool! It is easy to feel at...More

Thank BBBHiles
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is going to be listed as an unbiased review by a TripAdvisor member. Haha! I graduated from Oberlin College (class of 1967) and am planning to move back into the town. In addition, I recently asked a famous flute professor at the Conservatory to...More

Thank brian_va
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to explore. Pretty campus with a beautiful park, alot of activity, music, art, and an impressive art museum. Nice place to explre for a day and its locatrd in a nice little town as well.

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We saw the Miracle Worker and it was wonderful. The cast held a great performance. The stage was perfect and the venue convenient. The price was free. There will be 2 more plays this year and I am sure they will also be worth attending.

Thank B165ICcarolc
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