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The Old Parsonage Hotel
4 out of 5
1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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The price is £240 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (471 reviews)
Spontaneous visit.

"Beautiful little hotel very close to the city centre. Rooms are small but perfectly formed. Restaurant lovely and the food is excellent."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

The Old Parsonage Hotel
Hampton by Hilton Oxford
3 out of 5
Grenoble Road, Oxford, England
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The price is £68 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (665 reviews)

"Friendly staff, quiet location everything was clean and kept up well."…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2020

Hampton by Hilton Oxford
Vanbrugh House Hotel
4 out of 5
20-24 St Michaels Street, Oxford, England
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The price is £93 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (383 reviews)

"Just off the High Street, nice and quiet. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Went to drop our bags off in the morning so we didn't have to carry them around til check in at 3pm and as our room was already ready they let us check in early. Continental breakfast, not to our taste but had plenty ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Vanbrugh House Hotel
Jurys Inn Oxford
4 out of 5
Godstow Road, Wolvercote Roundabout, Oxford, England
Free cancellation
The price is £74 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,197 reviews)

"Parking charged at 6 pound per day Could have been free for hotel guest Clean and well renovated rooms"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Jurys Inn Oxford
Browns
3 out of 5
281 Iffley Road, Oxford, England
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4.2/5Very Good! (83 reviews)

"Really nice place,lovely cafe underneath.Only issue is the surprise fee for parking.This is more the fault of Hotels.com than Browns.Needs to be clearer."…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019

Browns
The Randolph Hotel
5 out of 5
Beaumont Street, Oxford, England
The price is £146 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"Lovely stay in the middle of Oxford. Staf were very helpful and amenable. Some slight issue with teh heating in the room - just too hot but generally everythign was lovely. Old fashioned hotel but a lovely stay"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Randolph Hotel
voco Oxford Spires
4 out of 5
Abingdon Road, Oxford, England
Free cancellation
The price is £103 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"Couldn’t fault anything from reception staff to housekeeping to restaraunt staff they were so helpful and friendly amenities excellent food 1st class something for everyone’s taste. The only thing was height of beds for someone tall no problem for me difficult getting into bed but once in didn’t ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

voco Oxford Spires
Hawkwell House Hotel Oxford by Accor
4 out of 5
Church Way, Iffley Village, Oxford, England
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4/5Very Good! (773 reviews)
Great location and very comfortable

"Lovely hotel but could do with a little tlc in places. Having said that it didn't spoil our break what so ever. Very comfortable and great location"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Hawkwell House Hotel Oxford by Accor
The Buttery
4 out of 5
11-12 Broad Street, Oxford, England
The price is £62 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (920 reviews)

"My room which was tastefully furnished had a fabulous view of Balliol's Victorian Gothic facade. One thing to be aware of is that the hotel is accessed through very narrow winding stairs--no handicapped access, but the staff were very helpful carrying my bags up and dow."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Buttery
YHA Oxford - Hostel
4 out of 5
2a Botley Road, Oxford, England
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3.9/5Good! (194 reviews)
perfect for our needs

"The location, cost and overall facility where perfect for a group of 10 on mixed budgets. Its not a luxury facially and doesnt try to be, but it doesn't exactly what is says on the tin and overall was perfect for our needs."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

YHA Oxford - Hostel
Newton House
3 out of 5
82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £81 per night
3.9/5Good! (207 reviews)
Great find

"This was a great find! Well located within easy walking distance of the town centre and all sights. Parking is cosy but well managed by the very helpful Martyn, and was a real benefit compared to so many other places that had no parking at all. Rooms were spacious and clean, and well appointed though ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2019

Newton House
Green Gables Guest House
3 out of 5
326 Abingdon Road, Oxford, England
The price is £95 per night
3.8/5Good! (210 reviews)
Would book again!

"Lovely little B&B with the bus to downtown about 1 minute away. Pub up the road is excellent. The owner is very friendly an accommodating."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Green Gables Guest House
Holiday Inn Express Oxford-Kassam Stadium
3 out of 5
Grenoble Road, Oxford, England
Free cancellation
The price is £62 per night
3.8/5Good! (997 reviews)
Pleasant stay

"We had a very comfortable stay. Everything was as expected. Staff was friendly and very helpful. The kids enjoyed the breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Oxford-Kassam Stadium
Ramada by Wyndham Oxford
3 out of 5
Welcome Break Service Area, Oxford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £33 per night
3.6/5Good! (999 reviews)
Nice hotel for a great price

"I stayed here as I was working nearby and this was a great price. Having stayed here previously I knew what to expect. The hotel was nice although the lady who checked me in was training she didn't really speak to people in a nice manner. Oh and my room ran out of the toilet but the hotel just left ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Oxford
White House View Guest House
3 out of 5
9 White House Road, Oxford, England
The price is £78 per night
3.6/5Good! (83 reviews)

"Everything you would hope to find was here - well worth paying for the excellent breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2019

White House View Guest House
The Ridings Guest House
3 out of 5
280 Abingdon Road, Oxford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night
3.2/5 (163 reviews)

"great location only a 20 minute walk into Oxford. Pleasant room."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2019

The Ridings Guest House
The Old Black Horse - Inn
3 out of 5
102 St.Clements Street, Oxford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £125 per night
3.2/5 (269 reviews)

"Comfortable clean room. In room 5 on front. Sleep disturbed from shouting from people passing by and constant traffic. Excellent breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2019

The Old Black Horse - Inn
Athena Guest House
3 out of 5
Cowley Road,255, Oxford, England
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The price is £43 per night
2.7/5 (44 reviews)

"To location is lovely..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2019

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Cheap Hotels in Oxford

Oxford has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Covered Market and Sheldonian Theatre, this destination is home to Christ Church Meadows and University Botanic Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for low-cost places to stay in Oxford, you can book your choice of the 31 budget accommodation options in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have earned good reviews from bargain-minded travellers:

Holiday Inn Express Oxford-Kassam Stadium - 3-star hotel. You'll find free buffet breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its clean rooms and proximity to shops.

The Old Black Horse - Inn - Customers like this 3-star inn for its central location and clean rooms. It offers free full breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.

Macdonald Randolph Hotel - At this romantic hotel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. Reviews mention the proximity to public transport and central location.

Vanbrugh House Hotel - Customers like this hotel for its proximity to public transport and clean rooms. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant and free stocked minibars.

Planning Your Trip to Oxford

Still choosing trip dates? Use these temperature and rainfall averages to get an idea of the best months to visit so you can maximise your time.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, December and March, with an average temperature of 1°F
  • Rainiest months: February, December, January and November, with an average rainfall of 3 inches
  • Driest months: March, August, July and June, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Oxford

Oxford attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and beautiful gardens, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Bicester Village and Covered Market, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Sheldonian Theatre and Radcliffe Camera, or get outdoors at Christ Church Meadows.

Travellers also like Oxford for its:
  • University
  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Architecture
  • Theatre

Getting around Oxford

The most convenient airport is in Oxford (OXF), 5.9 mi (9.5 km) away from the city centre. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 38.7 mi (62.2 km) away in London (LTN-Luton). If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at Oxford Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Oxford like for travellers on a budget?
Oxford has a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a great holiday choice for budget-conscious travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as New Theatre Oxford and Bodleian Library, this destination is home to Christ Church Meadows and University Botanic Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Oxford?
Based on reviews, The Buttery Hotel is a popular property for our travellers in search of a less expensive place to stay, and it offers free Internet. Other options to stay on the cheap include Hampton by Hilton Oxford and voco Oxford Spires.
What's the weather like in Oxford?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 4°C. Average annual rainfall for Oxford is 853 mm.
What is there to see and do in Oxford?
Oxford attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and beautiful gardens, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Blenheim Palace and Bicester Village, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the local culture at New Theatre Oxford and Ashmolean Museum, or visit other spots like O2 Academy (Oxford).
What's the best way to get around Oxford?
The closest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), 39.8 mi (64 km) away from the city centre. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 5.9 mi (9.5 km) away in Oxford (OXF). If you want to venture outside the area, hop aboard a train at Oxford Station.

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What's the best place to stay on a budget in Oxford?

Based on reviews, Cherwell Guest House is a popular 3-star guesthouse for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Oxford Spires Hotel and Newton House.

What's it like to stay in Oxford?

History buffs will enjoy exploring Oxford, and visitors give high marks for the college vibe and beautiful gardens. Tourists who journey to this vibrant city can discover its museums, cathedral, and architecture. Top sights in the city include Covered Market, Sheldonian Theatre, and Radcliffe Camera. In Oxford, there are 345 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place for a stay in Oxford?

Gidleigh House B&B is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend The Oxford Townhouse and Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons as top choices for your trip.

What should I see while I'm in Oxford?

The city is well known for its museums and theatres, and cultural venues include Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and Pitts Rivers Museum. Its cathedral and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Sheldonian Theatre, Radcliffe Camera, and University Church of St Mary the Virgin. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include Exeter College and Christ Church College.

Where is the best hotel to stay close to O2 Academy (Oxford)?

Adjacent to O2 Academy (Oxford), Cherwell Guest House is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 3-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices close by include Oxford Spires Hotel and Athena Guest House.

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