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Malmaison Oxford

Malmaison Oxford

3 Oxford Castle, Oxford
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 11 hours ago
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4.2 out of 5 (555 reviews)

Located in Oxford City Centre, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Oxford Castle Unlocked, Christ Church College, and Covered Market. Ashmolean ...

£141

£141
De Vere Oxford Thames

De Vere Oxford Thames

Henley Road, Oxford
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
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4.4 out of 5 (336 reviews)

Located in Sandford-on-Thames, this spa hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Kassam Stadium and within 3 miles (5 km) of Greyfriars Oxford and O2 Academy. St Hilda's ...

£91

£91
George Street Hotel

George Street Hotel

15-19 George Street, Oxford
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 12 hours ago
4.0 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Located in Oxford City Centre, this hotel is steps from New Theatre Oxford and Ashmolean Museum. Exeter College and Covered Market are also within 5 ...

£97

£97
Macdonald Randolph Hotel

Macdonald Randolph Hotel

Beaumont Street, Oxford
5.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 11 hours ago
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4.0 out of 5 (902 reviews)

Located in Oxford City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps away from Oxford Playhouse and Ashmolean Museum. Exeter College and Covered Market are also within ...

£131

£131
Jurys Inn Oxford

Jurys Inn Oxford

Godstow Road, Oxford
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
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3.8 out of 5 (911 reviews)

Situated in Oxford, this eco-friendly hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of St. Anthony's College, Pitts Rivers Museum and Oxford University Museum of Natural History. ...

£80

£80
The Fleece

The Fleece

11 CHURCH GREEN, Witney
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 16 hours ago

Situated in Witney, this inn is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from West Witney Sports and Social Club and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Witney Lakes Golf Course. Oxford Bus Museum ...

£54

£54
Oxford Spires Hotel

Oxford Spires Hotel

Abingdon Road, Oxford
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 13 hours ago
7 others viewing this property now
4.1 out of 5 (1,081 reviews)

Located in the heart of Oxford, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Bate Collection and Christ Church College. Covered Market and Exeter College are ...

£94

£94
Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel

Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel

73 High Street, Oxford
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago
1 others viewing this property now
3.9 out of 5 (511 reviews)

Located in Oxford City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The Queen's College, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, and Radcliffe Camera. Sheldonian ...

£112

£112
Vanbrugh House Hotel

Vanbrugh House Hotel

20-24 St Michaels Street, Oxford
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 7 hours ago
3 others viewing this property now
4.5 out of 5 (81 reviews)

Located in Oxford City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of New Theatre Oxford, Exeter College, and Covered Market. Ashmolean Museum and Sheldonian ...

£141

£141
The Crown & Thistle

The Crown & Thistle

18 Bridge Street, Abingdon
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 days ago
4.1 out of 5 (12 reviews)

Situated in Abingdon, this inn is within a 5-minute walk of Abingdon County Hall Museum and Abingdon Abbey. Frilford Heath Golf Club and Milton Manor House are ...

£74

£74

Pocket Guide: Burton Taylor Studio Burton Taylor Studio Hotels

With such a rich variety of attractions and activities spread across Oxfordshire, it can be something of a problem agreeing on which ones to visit. The ancient colleges of Oxford are usually high on the list of priorities, along with shopping in Bicester of course, but when you're staying at a local Oxfordshire hotel you should get yourself along to the Burton Taylor Studio for a slice of living history. It's right next to the Oxford Playhouse and from a nearby hotel such as The Buttery or Malmaison Oxford it makes the perfect destination for an evening's entertainment.

The Burton Taylor Studio from Oxfordshire Hotels

The Burton Taylor Studio is definitely the coolest place to view the latest plays to hit Oxford. It seats 50 and hosts a lot of cutting-edge student productions during term time. As well as supporting the work of local artists, the Studio gives performances aimed at children under two years of age and has a special play area for them when they get bored.

Oxfordshire Hotels for the Burton Taylor Studio

Richard Burton enjoyed his first of many standing ovations during a performance in Oxford whilst he was studying at nearby Exeter College. He was 18 at the time and fresh from West Glamorgan; he was on a 6-month course and the year was 1944. The great John Gielgud happened to be in the audience that evening for the performance by the Oxford Dramatic Society of Measure For Measure, and it was the start of Burton's rise to international fame.

His tutor Neville Coghill had exacted a promise from Burton that he would return to act in Oxford, and he duly returned in 1966 with wife Elizabeth Taylor in tow. They both starred in a production of Doctor Faustus at the Oxford Playhouse which was directed by Coghill, and donated money to create the Burton Rooms from the old reading rooms next door. Later, in the 1980s, members of the Dramatic Society needed somewhere else where they could uninterruptedly stage productions and renamed the Burton Rooms as the Burton Taylor Studio. It's well worth a visit.