Top hotels in Oxford
The trendy location and neon-lit cocktail bar belie the fascinating (and rather dark) history of the ancient building which houses this unique 4-star boutique hotel. Just a few minutes’ walk from the city centre and train station, the hotel boasts a rich and unusual décor, a restaurant and bar, and 24-hour room service. All rooms come with wine and nibbles as well as free wi-fi, a flatscreen TV with a DVD player and an en-suite with a bath, drench shower and luxury toiletries.
This 3 star boutique hotel centrally located within easy walking distance of shops, covered market, theatres and museums. A popular hotel which attracts an international following among business and leisure travellers. Step off the airport coach and you are 2 minutes walk from the hotel.
Situated on 30 acres of parkland just 3 miles outside of Oxford's historic city centre is the 4-star De Vere Oxford Thames. Explore the hotel's extensive and well-manicured grounds, relax in the River Room Restaurant, and take advantage of Jerome’s Leisure Club with a fully-equipped gym, tennis court, swimming pool and sauna. Each room provides free wi-fi, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.
Stay a the 4-star Malmaison Oxford for a truly unique experience. The hotel resides in a converted Victorian prison, and is a tasteful blend of both modern and original features. Enjoy the hotel's one-of-a-kind interior as you dine in the Brasserie or sip a few drinks at MalBar, which also offers up some light bites. Your stylis, mood-lit room will feature a flat-screen TV with a DVD player, complimentary wi-fi, 24-hour room service, and a private bathroom.
Situated in the heart of the historic university city of Oxford, this beautiful 17th-century coaching-inn looks over the Examination Halls and Magdalen Tower. The convenient central location allows guests to easily discover Oxford's most iconic landmarks. City sightseeing tours are available in the area, making this a great base for guests who want to explore. The hotel offers modern, comfortable rooms which are perfectly equipped to accommodate individuals, couples and families.
Set in leafy parkland and a short drive from the historic city centre, the gorgeous 4-star Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel is perfect for a leisurely getaway and for business travellers. Dedicated meeting facilities and packages are available, or for a more relaxing trip, kick back in the spa and swimming pool. There’s also a gym, restaurant and bar on site, and free parking and high-speed internet come as standard.
Satisfy your appetite for dinner at the hotel's restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.
Cheap Hotels in Oxford
Our Oxford Peartree hotel is the ideal starting point for visits to the historic university city of Oxford. Soak up the beauty of its many museums, galleries and buildings. Or explore Oxfordshire's lovely countryside and the Cotswolds AONB. Head into Oxford to visit the Ashmolean Museum and the University Museum of Natural History, and admire the exquisite Bodleian Library. Drive a short way north to visit gorgeous Blenheim Castle with its butterfly house and giant maze. All rooms feature a comfy king size bed with four plump pillows and a cosy duvet. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of food and drink choices within a short car journey from the hotel.
A modern hotel next to Kassam Stadium with free parking, free WiFi, inclusive breakfast and easy access to Oxford city centre Holiday Inn Express® Oxford - Kassam Stadium hotel is less than five miles from central Oxford's bus and railway stations. Discounted flat-rate taxis to town make it easy and affordable to visit the 'dreaming spires' of the university's medieval colleges. Or you can leave your car in the free car park and take a bus from right outside. If you' want to escape to the country, the charming villages of the Cotswolds are only 30 minutes' drive away. Looking for a bite to eat? The restaurants at the neighbouring Ozone Leisure Park are five minutes' walk away, and you can order a takeaway to eat at the hotel. You can test your aim at the ten-pin bowling alley, catch a movie at the Vue Cinema or work out at the DW Sports and Leisure Club. In town for business? The hotel is right next to the Kassam conference and event centre, which has facilities for up to 700. The BMW Mini plant is two miles away. You can host a meeting for up to 18 in the hotel's naturally lit meeting room. There's free WiFi and a computer and printer available for guests. An inclusive buffet breakfast with sausages, scrambled eggs and baked beans is served in the Great Room. After work, the lounge bar is the ideal spot for an evening drink with views of the surrounding countryside.
Located just off the A34, three miles from Oxford town centre, whilst offering free car parking for hotel residents, the Holiday Inn® Oxford hotel is a short walk from the Pear Tree Park & Ride bus service for a 10 minute journey into the City Centre. Five minutes by car, Oxford Parkway train station puts you within easy reach of London, and designer outlet shopping at Bicester Village Retail Park. You can visit many of the University of Oxford's historic buildings including the 18th-century Radcliffe Camera and Christopher Wren's Tom Tower as well as the Ashmolean Museum. Birthplace of Winston Churchill, baroque Blenheim Palace is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. If you're hosting a business event, the Academy Conference Centre offers 11 fully equipped, naturally lit meeting rooms. Our dedicated conference team will help arrange all the details, including a fresh, energising working lunch. At this Hotel you can enjoy; - Free WiFi - 24-hour room service - Free on-site parking for Hotel Residents - Mini Gym - Air Conditioning in all rooms - Kids stay and eat free In the Junction Restaurant, start your day with a buffet breakfast, or enjoy an evening meal with family or colleagues. Keep up your fitness routine in the hotel's mini-gym or unwind and relax in our lobby Lounge & Bar. A tranquil night's sleep is assured in your spacious room, pillow menu included.
Hampton by Hilton Oxford is situated conveniently close to both the business and leisure areas of Oxford.We are only 15 minutes from the historic center and just an hour from Heathrow Airport. Oxford is the UK's oldest University City, where film fans explore the hallowed halls of Christ Church College, and punts glide gently along the River Cherwell. Our Oxford hotel is situated right next door to the Kassam Football Stadium and just 5 minutes’ walk to the Ozone Leisure Park's multiplex cinema, bowling alley, leisure club and restaurants. We are within easy reach of Oxford Science Park and only a mile from the BMW Mini plant, making our hotel a handy base for business travelers.Explore the pretty Cotswold villages and the rolling parkland of Blenheim Palace. Silverstone F1 racing circuit is 35 miles away and the famous Bicester village just 18 miles away but you do not have to go that far for retail therapy: Oxford’s newest shopping center, Westgate, home to over 100 brand new stores featuring the best of the British high street as well as prestigious global brands, is less than 5 miles away!Our inviting, air-conditioned guest rooms offer contemporary amenities including free WiFi, an ergonomic desk, a comfy bed and a 32-inch flat-screen TV. Refresh in the spacious bathroom, which features a walk-in shower or relax in our sunny hub.
The Ridings is located near the heart of Oxford, 25 minutes’ walk from the city centre with easy bus access. Free parking and free Wi-Fi is available to all guests. The newly decorated rooms at The Ridings come with TVs with Freeview, DVD players, hairdryers and tea and coffee-making facilities.
Stay in one of 52 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers.
Lina Guest House offers recently refurbished modern rooms with flat screen TVs and free WiFi. It is north of Oxford City Centre and has free parking. The Victorian town house has individually designed bedrooms with tea/coffee and CD/DVD players. You can reach the city centre by bus, and the Oxford University colleges and language school are easy to reach. Regular public transport to London runs for 24 hours a day. If you head out of the city, Blenheim Palace is about 12 km away, and Bicester Village Shopping Centre is 17.7 km away.
Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as a fireplace in the lobby.
Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.
With a stay at Egrove Park University of Oxford in Oxford, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Carfax Tower and O2 Academy (Oxford). This bed & breakfast is 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from University of Oxford and 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from Blenheim Palace.
With a stay at Sportsview Guest House in Oxford, you'll be a 4-minute drive from Carfax Tower and 9 minutes from University of Oxford. This guesthouse is 1.3 mi (2 km) from Oxford Castle Unlocked and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Ashmolean Museum.
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Hotels in Oxford
A city famous for its prestigious university, Oxford has produced some of the finest minds in the world within its 38 colleges. Book one of our Oxford hotels and find yourself surrounded by this great city's splendid architecture, history and culture.
University of Oxford
Oxford is rivalled only by Cambridge as the preeminent seat of learning in the country and certainly stands as one of the best in the world. Monarchs, Prime Ministers, writers, actors, directors, composers and many other public figures have passed through the hallowed halls of Oxford University – and you can too. Visit Christ Church, Magdalen and Wadham, among many others, and walk in the footsteps of Oxford alumni such as Edward VII, Oscar Wilde and Thomas Beecham.
Oxford has many great museums. The anthropological and archaeological collections of Pitt Rivers includes totem poles and shrunken heads. The Bodleian is one of Europe's oldest libraries and second only in size in this country to the British Library. The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology – where you'll see Powhatan's Mantle and the Alfred Jewel. And then there's the University Museum of Natural History with its dinosaurs, Roman skeletons and much more.
The rolling countryside of Oxfordshire is rich with pretty villages, stately homes and criss-crossing trails. And Oxford itself has its own green havens such Christ Church Meadow, Oxford University Parks and Port Meadow – perfect for a picnic.
There are four cinemas in Oxford showing a wide selection of movies from the art-house to action blockbusters. There are a host of theatres too, from the Sheldonian Theatre with its programme of classical music concerts to the Oxford Playhouse which describes itself as "a theatre for everyone".
Eating and drinking
Earning rave reviews for its food, service and value for money, Oli's Thai is one of the very best restaurants in Oxford. A choice of freshly baked focaccia, ciabatta, wraps and multi-cereal baguettes with a choice of delicious fillings is what Jimbob's is all about. And after a bit of evening entertainment, Hassan's Van serves a mean falafel salad wrap and kebab.
England's oldest covered market is on the High Street, containing anything from a butcher's shop, and a chocolatier, to a hat store and a glassware merchant. You'll discover many fascinating bookstores dedicated to second-hand, antique and new books. The University of Oxford has its own shop, selling gifts and souvenirs.
Less than nine miles from the centre of Oxford, The Cherry Tree Inn in Abingdon is a delightful stay that's easy on the pocket. A 25-minute walk from the city centre, Green Gables Guest House provides affordable 3-star accommodation. Fancy a night in a prison? Don't worry, Malmaison Oxford makes a virtue of this former Victorian gaol and delivers 4-star comfort into the bargain.
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