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The Highwayman Hotel

249 Banbury Road, Kidlington OX5 1BF, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Surrey
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights whilst visiting Oxford. The rooms are very clean, comfortable and well equipped, some may think them slightly dated but I felt this helped retain the historical character of the pub.The pub is lovely, breakfast and evening meals were excellent, especially the curry. The staff were very helpful. It is a delightful setting next to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed here for one night in order to visit Oxford. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It's got really pretty surroundings with a Canal and a few chickens and ducks roaming around. There is free parking and also a little caravan park next to the pub/hotel. We went into Oxford which cost us £15 there and £20 back... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The welcome we received at The Highwayman was lovely. Very friendly staff. The room was clean, the shower very good, beds very comfortable. We have two not so goods:- If you don't like Indian food, you have to eat very early in the evening. We were offered English food but only as we were being seated for an Indian meal.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

my thoughts on this hotel are varied ...the service is really good..food is really really good ..the only thing that is a little poor is the rooms it was a bit cold and small but overall i enjoyed my stay i would go back ....very competitive prices for the area your in and the staff was very friendly...the indian resturant... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at The Highwayman Hotel whilst visiting my son. Please note that My review is for a single room only, that is annexed from the main hotel. SERVICE - all the staff were very friendly and helpful. I didn't spend the evening in the bar, but I was greeted on my arrival and shown to my room by a... More 

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Billericay, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We arrived to find the room freezing cold and the radiators off, we turned them on but found nothing happened so the heating must have gone off (it was late in their defence). There was one hand towel, no other towels and lots of empty shower gel and shampoo bottles left loose on the floor of the shower. I woke... More 

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Bedford, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Location and food very good. Can be a bit noisy in bar in the evening. Bedrooms basic but comfortable. Easy access into Oxford town centre, approx. half an hour dependent on time of day. Nice walks along the canal which borders the hotel.

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Almost cancelled our three night stay after reading other reviews, but it was the most convenient place for us to stay to visit family within walking distance! Upside was the great breakfast - rather too large and excellent quality. Full English was huge, so tried scrambled egg on toast next, but still too much! Downside was the room, which was... More 

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Oxford, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I visited this premises, as this has been the selected venue for our "works Do" a game of Aunt Sally with Bar B Que. I knew of it's reputation, but decided to keep an open mind and went along. On entering I went to the bar to order a pint of bitter ( Ale) and was shocked and amazed to... More 

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed in the Highwayman Hotel as I was doing the Race for Life for Cancer Research and the hotel we usually stay in was fully booked due to a wedding. We were shown into a ground floor twin room near to the car park which was ideal as we had our dog with us. When I went into the... More 

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