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Historic Hotels in Oxford, England

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The Oxford Townhouse
3 out of 5
88-90 Abingdon Road, Oxford, England
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The price is £125 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (356 reviews)

"Visited in Feburary during Storm Ciara. Was warm and cosy. Loved the floor lights in the bathroom and the well stock coffee tray options. Perefct location for visiting the town. Peaceful neighbour hood"…"

Reviewed on 23 May 2020

The Oxford Townhouse
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
voco Oxford Thames Hotel
4 out of 5
Henley Road, Sandford-on-thames, Oxford, England
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4.4/5Excellent! (583 reviews)

"Excellent hotel. Lovely staff. we enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

voco Oxford Thames Hotel
Malmaison Oxford
4 out of 5
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford, England
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The price is £122 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Always superb"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Malmaison Oxford
The Head of the River
4 out of 5
Folly Bridge, St. Aldates, Oxford, England
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The price is £70 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (380 reviews)

"Super setting on the river with lovely walks. Short walking distance to centre and main attractions. Excellent food and breakfasts. Friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are lovely, clean, warm and very comfortable. Hotel was quite as it's February."…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

The Head of the River
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
Holiday Inn Oxford
4 out of 5
Peartree Roundabout, Woodstock Road, Oxford, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (826 reviews)
elaxing Stay

"Nicely located near buses, trains, small shopping area with KFC, Starbucks and a Waitrose The restaurant food and bar were amazing, only a picky eater would go hungry with the selection, and the hot breakfast was top notch. Only detail is, no one uses dressers anymore, lived out of the suitcase"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Oxford
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
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The price is £115 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
Ethos Hotel
4 out of 5
59 Western Road, Oxford, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (454 reviews)

"Lovely staff, welcome drink and snacks on arrival."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Ethos Hotel
The Talkhouse
4 out of 5
Wheatley Rd, Stanton St. John, Oxford, England
The price is £80 per night
4/5Very Good! (42 reviews)

"Lovely country pub with a cosy feel to it. Close to Oxford and Bicester. Would recommend the pub food and drinks. Unfortunately the pub were not serving breakfast during our stay so we had to travel out to eat. This would have been useful to know before our stay as we were planning to purchase the ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

The Talkhouse
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
Royal Oxford Hotel
3 out of 5
Park End Street, Oxford, England
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The price is £110 per night
4/5Very Good! (405 reviews)

"This hotel is a find! The location couldn't be more convenient, very welcoming staff, nicely decorated rooms, large bathroom with a window, very comfortable mattress and pillows, nice touches in the room like a generous fruit basket and 2 bottles of complimentary water (1 still, 1 sparkling). Would ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Royal Oxford Hotel
The Buttery
4 out of 5
11-12 Broad Street, Oxford, England
The price is £84 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
River Hotel
2 out of 5
17 Botley Rd, Oxford, England
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The price is £130 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (172 reviews)

"We loved the people, the owner and staff. They could not have done more to make our stay comfortable. I don’t think there was anything we didn’t like."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar 2020

River Hotel
Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel
4 out of 5
73 High Street, Oxford, England
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The price is £89 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (671 reviews)
Business/family stay.

"The hotel is practically in the city centre which is very convenient, it is nice, the lounge and restaurant are really cosy and pleasant, the staff are kind and effective, the room is fine and the bed very comfortable!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel
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
The Old Black Horse - Inn
3 out of 5
102 St.Clements Street, Oxford, England
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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
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Guide to Oxford Historic Hotels

Visiting new cities can be more than just getting a break from your daily routine, it can also be about experiencing the culture and history of an area. A perfect way to experience the culture of a new place is to learn about its history. Exploring landmarks or museums is a great kick-off, but a stay in a Oxford historic hotel can send you back in time. Pack your luggage (no need for a time machine) as your Oxford historic hotel awaits.

Grab Your Place in History

When you walk through the doors of your Oxford hotel, you'll be whisked to the past. With their classic charm and marvellous back stories, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their contemporary counterparts. Although these accommodations are historic, they have of the modern amenities that help you keep in touch or relax during your stay. You will find rooms furnished with a cosy bed, loads of character, and about anything you may need for a marvellous stay.

After you have checked-in and had time to look around your historic hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by visiting the famous landmarks and art galleries. Oxford is home to around 7 museums. You'll be able to spend an afternoon at places like the Bate Collection of Musical Instruments, Museum of History of Science, or the Curioxity Hands on Science Exhibition. You may have to add a couple more days to your trip to check out everything that interest you. If you still need more things to do in Oxford, be sure to read our comments section. You'll find recommendations about what to see and where to go in this area.

Book a Oxford Historic Hotel Today

Oxford has 39 vintage hotels that exude the look and feel of another era. Some of these lodgings are where renowned writers may have stayed. You are certain to find a hotel that has all the amenities and the qualities you desire. If you want to stay in one of these vintage hotels, book soon, or you may miss out on a one-of-a kind accommodation.

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