Oxford City CentreOxford

Trip time! Discover the university life, museums and theatre in Oxford City Centre.

Discover the historic area of Oxford City Centre—museums, a university vibe and top sights from Covered Market to Sheldonian Theatre.

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Top hotels in Oxford City Centre

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Macdonald Randolph Hotel
Macdonald Randolph Hotel
5 out of 5
Beaumont Street, Oxford, England
£171
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov

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

4/5Very Good! (1,512 reviews)

"Lovely older building with great location and outstanding concierge service. We arrived early, had prepaid for onsite parking as research had shown parking in Oxford was difficult at best. Our luggage was tagged, car valet parked and we were given a local map to go exploring before our walking tour. ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2019

Macdonald Randolph Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Oxford City Centre
Courtyard by Marriott Oxford City Centre
4 out of 5
15 Paradise Street, Oxford, England
£113
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct

Located in Oxford City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Oxford Castle, Said Business School and Christ Church College. Ashmolean Museum and Exeter ...

4.3/5Excellent! (22 reviews)

"Great central location, very new hotel. Clean, quiet and modern."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2019

Courtyard by Marriott Oxford City Centre
Malmaison Oxford
Malmaison Oxford
4 out of 5
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford, England
£125
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov

Located in Oxford City Centre, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Oxford Castle and Carfax Tower. Christ Church College and Covered Market are ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,073 reviews)

"Lovely property with a unique focus! Very comfortable. We enjoyed our stay here."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2019

Malmaison Oxford
Old Bank Hotel
Old Bank Hotel
4.5 out of 5
92-94 High Street, Oxford, England
£179
per night
6 Nov-7 Nov

Located in Oxford City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps away from All Souls College, University Church of St Mary the Virgin and Radcliffe Camera. Sheldonian ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (585 reviews)

"Great location with parking in the middle of Oxford . Good rooms given the location and very good restaurant with friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

Old Bank Hotel
Old Parsonage Hotel
Old Parsonage Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1 Banbury Road, Oxford, England
£196
per night
7 Nov-8 Nov

Located in Oxford City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Keble College, University of Oxford, and Pitts Rivers Museum. Oxford University ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (434 reviews)

"After having stayed at the high and low over the past 20 years, this is the finest hotel in Oxford. Excellent location, lovely rooms, and superior staff."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2019

Old Parsonage Hotel
George Street Hotel
George Street Hotel
3.5 out of 5
15-19 George Street, Oxford, England
£106
per night
28 Oct-29 Oct

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

4.2/5Very Good! (197 reviews)

"Excellent, well located, new property. Rooms a little on the small side but they make up for it by being nicely appointed and clean."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

George Street Hotel

Popular things to do in Oxford City Centre

Ashmolean Museum
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Ashmolean Museum

4.5/5(139 reviews)

The world’s oldest public museum is home to a fascinating collection of global curios and priceless works of art.

Oxford University Museum of Natural History
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Oxford University Museum of Natural History

4.5/5(81 reviews)

Gaze up at towering Oxfordshire dinosaur skeletons, see a colony of swifts in a tower and study the preserved model of the extinct dodo.

Christ Church College
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Christ Church College

4.5/5(95 reviews)

Take a campus tour or just explore the area around Christ Church College, a top university in Oxford. While you're in the area, stroll along the riverfront.

Radcliffe Camera
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Radcliffe Camera

4.5/5(50 reviews)

This splendid 18th-century building was the first rotunda library in Britain and is one of the most recognizable Oxford landmarks.

Covered Market
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Covered Market

4/5(95 reviews)

Discover the charms of the quaint city of Oxford at this permanent market full of local produce and intriguing trinkets.

Exeter College
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Exeter College

4.5/5(18 reviews)

Stroll across perfectly kept grounds, admire centuries-old architecture and attend a peaceful evening recital in one of Oxford’s first colleges.

Top activities in Oxford City Centre

Shakespeare’s Stratford, Warwick Castle, Cotswolds & Oxford
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Shakespeare’s Stratford, Warwick Castle, Cotswolds & Oxford

£92

Stroll the grounds of the oldest university in England, explore an 11th-century castle full of interactive exhibits, and get a first-hand look at the town William Shakespeare called home. Enjoy a drive through the Cotswolds, check out Oxford's campus, enter Warwick Castle, and visit Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Warwick Castle, Shakespeares England & Oxford with Admission
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Warwick Castle, Shakespeares England & Oxford with Admission

£92

Spend the day exploring castles, charming villages, and historic cities on this immersive tour. See the quaint English homes in the Cotswolds, walk through the medieval Warwick Castle, visit Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, and stroll down the cobbled streets of Oxford.

Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

£16

Explore Oxford, the oldest university city in England, on a fun and informative hop-on hop-off bus tour. With a 24 or 48 hour pass, you can hop on and off as many times as you please, discovering the city to your own schedule.

Sightseeing River Cruise With Traditional Picnic
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Sightseeing River Cruise With Traditional Picnic

£45

Cruise through Oxford's waterways and take in picturesque views of Christ Church college and Osney Island from a unique vantage point. As you sail along, listen to stories about famous writers who were inspired by the very sights you're witnessing.

Inspector Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Walking Tour of Oxford
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Inspector Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Walking Tour of Oxford

£19

Join this tour around the city of Oxford and step into the crime-filled world of Inspector Morse. Fans of the series will recognize iconic filming locations as you walk through colleges and Oxford streets, listening to facts about the series and the city from an informed guide.

Silverstone - Formula 1 Visit
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Silverstone - Formula 1 Visit

£18

The driver will be in regular contact with you by SMS or WhatsApp to ensure an easy way to identify and locate one another. The event undoubtedly has a huge number of guests all vying for the same space and at the same time.