We're launching a brand new Daily Info soon! Try it out and give your feedback here
Daily Info, Oxford on Twitter Daily Information, Oxford on Facebook
Place Ad List Event Mobile Site Map FAQ Log In
Ads Events Reviews Venues Site
Send to a Friend
Place your advert

Rooms/Host Families Wanted

You can place an ad on this page if you are looking for a room - there are lots of rooms on offer already on our Rooms To Let page - have a look!

Beware of Scammers

Small MapLarge Oxford MapHelp

Despite the enormous number of rental properties in Oxford, prices are very high and many people (especially couples) remain in shared houses rather than finding flats on their own. Of course, many people deliberately choose a shared house because it's more sociable - if you're new to Oxford it can be a good way of meeting people.

Finding a property can take some time especially if you're searching at one of the quieter times of year, or need something to start very soon: you may need to stay in a guest house or holiday home for a month or so while you search. And, if you are a student, you should try to sort out your accommodation at least a year in advance.

However, don't lose heart - there are a lot of rooms out there. If you're having problems finding something consider looking in a different area of the city - there are good bus routes around most areas and you might even find that living further out gives you a shorter commute. More advice on renting in Oxford...

  • Quiet support worker (female, 41) seeks room in quiet shared/family home with nice people to occasionally socialise with. Prepared to pay max. £400 with bills included. Marston, Headington, Sandhills preferred. Email Me 
  • Sat 27th Aug, 17:09  
    Desperatly need a room from 3rd sept to 1st October central area ! Email Me 
  • Sat 27th Aug, 16:54  
    Full furnished room for female professional, OX4 2EF, £550pcm Email Me 
  • Fri 26th Aug, 19:44  
    22yr arabian female want aroom in headington on25sep, student, non drinker female preferred, 500 pcm incl Email Me 
  • Fri 26th Aug, 08:48£400 pcm  
    A student seeks a double room with a British host family from 1st September 2016 to 1st May 2017. Email Me 

    A STUDENT SEEKS a double room with a British... read more

  • Thu 25th Aug, 22:55  
    24M SPANISH CRIMINOLOGIST. Looking for a room in Jericho/Cowley/Iffley/Train station. Friendly and tidy. £500. Email Me 
  • Thu 25th Aug, 16:15  
    Room wanted in a clean, friendly shared house. N-S Female. Cowley/Iffley Road. Email Me 

  • Thu 25th Aug, 16:14  
    Looking for 2 single rooms, near headington oxford brookes, starting 17th september, 2 single people Email Me 
  • Thu 25th Aug, 15:46  
    28F doctor looking for room from October in/around Headington, friendly + tidy housemate! Email Me 

    looking for a house share or room mate to... read more

  • Thu 25th Aug, 12:10  
    24yr Saudi male Law student wants Homestay breakfast, half evening meals. City or Headington from September Email Me 
  • Thu 25th Aug, 10:57
    2 Double Rooms wanted by 2 professionals, East-Oxford area, early- mid Sept. Email Me 
  • Thu 25th Aug, 10:31  
    Room needed from sept 1st to October 1st city/Jericho/Cowley urgently Email Me 
  • Thu 25th Aug, 08:30£500 pcm  
    26 yo female looking for a double room in Iffley/Cowley area. £500 total budget incl rent & bills. Email Me 

    Friendly and tidy female looking for a double... read more

  • Wed 24th Aug, 12:55£600 pcm
    I am a bmw employee, looking for a double room with my girlfriend and my pet, a middle-sized dog. Email Me 

  • Tue 23rd Aug, 20:33  
    szukam razem z siostrą pokoju 2-ki od października okolice Cowley Email Me 
  • Tue 23rd Aug, 20:07  
    Double room for dental nurse and maintenance supervisor Marston or Summertown areas. Email Me 
  • Tue 23rd Aug, 17:59  
    Postdoc (33, male) looking for a room in Jericho/city centre around £700 from Sep. 1. Email Me 
  • Tue 23rd Aug, 15:14  
    Alessia 24 yrs medical student. Rent max 550pcm, ensuite or bathroom shared with max 2 females. Email Me 
  • Tue 23rd Aug, 12:12  
    Male ACADEMIC VISITOR Looking for a room near city center, from 20 Oct, long term, 500 pcm incl. bills. Email Me 
  • Tue 23rd Aug, 10:45  
    Quiet couple: Retail Assistant and Freelance Illustrator seek room for £600-650 incl. bills. Interests include film, literature and media. Email Me 
  • Tue 23rd Aug, 08:21  
    33 years old professional looking for room in 2 or 3 bedroom house /flat asap. 600£ 07858164878
  • Mon 22nd Aug, 21:03  
    Room wanted Summertown! Female household, preferably vegetarian. Non-smoking. No pets. Unlimited wi-fi. tumble dryer. Budget £500pcm. Email Me 
  • Mon 22nd Aug, 09:11  
    Looking for centrally located host families with en-suite, pay from 200 per week. Email Me 

  • Sun 21st Aug, 23:04  
    young n/s professional looking for double room near cowley road. Short/long-term, starting soon! ~600pcm is good! Thanks! Email Me 
  • Sun 21st Aug, 21:40  
    postdoc looking for an ensuite room around £700 from Oct 1. prefer an area close to sport center. Email Me 
  • Sun 21st Aug, 15:48£700 pcm
    DOUBLE ROOM OXFORD/around Sept-December to start. Spanish marriage, hard-workers, Catholics, with a 9 month old daughter lovely.Thanks Email Me 

    Hello, We are a non smokers, very normal... read more

Will appear in the printed sheet, and on the website in larger type.
Your ad goes up immediately in the free section and is transferred to the paid section at the top of the page later the same day.
The cost per insertion is 50p/word, with a minimum charge of £5.
One insertion gives you one week online and one edition of our printed version. Discounts are available for 3 or more insertions.

These produce even better results. Prices start at £36 for a 3cm deep x 6.8cm wide (150 x 340px) display ad (that's about 30 words and a logo). You can make your ad larger in increments of £12/cm (/50px). Each increment provides space for about 12 more words). A double column ad is twice the price but just over twice the width (you gain the 'gutter' space between the columns).
Enter your text below; we will design an ad for you and send you a proof for your approval before it goes live. There's no extra charge for this.
Alternatively, you can email us your own pdf, gif, png or jpg. We'll need a high-resolution black and white version for print as well as the colour version for the website. Contact us for more details.

Appear on the lower part of the page in chronological order.
These are limited to 20 words in this column and are for private advertisers only.
We require property or job agencies and those with trade ads to take out one of our splendidly cheap and effective paid adverts.

All prices are subject to VAT. Advertising FAQ pagePrice List

Do please read the terms and conditions of using Daily Info before replying to an ad or placing your own.

Place your own ad

I would like to place a advert in the Rooms/Host Families Wanted section.

Want a different section? You can choose one on the next page.

Words separated? Unnecessary words omitted? You can make changes later.

Enter the text of your ad here:


  • pcm = per calendar month
  • pw = per week
  • excl./incl. = exclusive/inclusive of bills
  • n-s = non-smoking
  • gch = gas central heating

Advice for landlords and tenants in Oxford

Post Code Finder

Place Your Own Ad

Area map of Oxford

Area map of Oxford

Click for a larger, more detailed map