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4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant

Explore the area

    Popular LocationJohn Radcliffe Hospital10 min walk
    Popular LocationNuffield Health - The Manor Hospital Oxford12 min walk
    Popular LocationOxford Brookes University11 min drive
    AirportOxford (OXF)22 min drive

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  • Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Double Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 205 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 151 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, Ensuite, Garden View
  • Superior Double Room, Ensuite, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 205 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, Ensuite, Garden View

About this area


The Black Boy is located in Oxford. O2 Academy (Oxford) and New Theatre Oxford are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Bridge of Sighs and Oxford Castle. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Iffley Road Track or Oxford Ice Rink.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • John Radcliffe Hospital - 10 min walk
  • Nuffield Health - The Manor Hospital Oxford - 12 min walk
  • Magdalen Bridge - 6 min drive
  • Oxford Brookes University - 11 min drive
  • University of Oxford - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Witney Hanborough Station - 16 min drive
  • AirportOxford (OXF) - 22 min drive


  • La Croissanterie Café - 5 min walk
  • Buongiorno E Buonasera - 7 min walk
  • The White Horse - 13 min walk
  • Joseph Perks & Co. - 5 min drive
  • Qumins - 5 min drive

About this property

The Black Boy

3.5-star guesthouse near University of Oxford
A restaurant, a computer station and wedding services are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden and free breakfast. This guesthouse has 5 rooms.
The Black Boy offers 5 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free nearby parking
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • 1 restaurant


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station


  • Garden


  • Smoke-free property



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Property is also known as

Black Boy Pub Hotel Oxford
Black Boy Pub Hotel
Black Boy Pub Oxford
The Black Boy Oxford
The Black Boy Pub Hotel
The Black Boy Guesthouse
The Black Boy Guesthouse Oxford

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Black Boy and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Black Boy offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Black Boy cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Black Boy pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Black Boy?
Self-parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at The Black Boy?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The Black Boy?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is The Black Boy located?
Situated in Oxford, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Headington Shark and John Radcliffe Hospital. Churchill Hospital and Oxford Brookes University are also within 1 mile (2 km).
36 reviews
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3 - Okay
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Very accommodating and helpful staff. Great food (breakfast and dinner).
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

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Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019

4/5 Good

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Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

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a special Oxford haven
Our stay was amazing from start to finish and I cant recommend it enough . The bedrooms are quiet, modern and the beds really comfortable and excellent showers. The food was excellent. When back there on business this is where we will stay without ANY hesitation so pleased I found you .The area is hidden just off the main road with beautiful oldey worldey houses . A short easywalk, just a few minutes to many shops
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

4/5 Good

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Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019