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Overview of The Black Boy

The Black Boy

3.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
91 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford, England, OX3 9HT

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationJohn Radcliffe Hospital10 min walk
  • AirportOxford (OXF)20 min drive
  • Popular LocationBicester Village27 min drive
  • Popular LocationBlenheim Palace28 min drive

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About this area


The Black Boy is located in Oxford. Magdalen Bridge and Greyfriars Oxford are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Cogges Manor Farm and Frilford Heath Golf Club. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Iffley Road Track or Oxford Ice Rink.

What's nearby

  • Headington Shark - 8 min walk
  • John Radcliffe Hospital - 10 min walk
  • Nuffield Health - The Manor Hospital Oxford - 12 min walk
  • Bicester Village - 27 min drive
  • Blenheim Palace - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Oxford Parkway Station - 14 min drive
  • Oxford (OXF) - 20 min drive


  • La Croissanterie Café - 5 min walk
  • Posh Fish! - 5 min walk
  • Buongiorno E Buonasera - 7 min walk
  • The White Horse - 14 min walk
  • Brookes Restaurant - 19 min walk

About this property

The Black Boy

3.5-star guesthouse with free breakfast and restaurant
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a computer station are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, wedding services, a garden and free breakfast are on-site. 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 on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station


  • Garden


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express

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

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 26 out of 36 reviews
5 - Excellent 72%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 36 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 36 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 36 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 36 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very accommodating and helpful staff. Great food (breakfast and dinner).
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
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

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019