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The Buttery Hotel

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   11-12 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AP, England
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Ranked #39 of 82 Oxford B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed one night here recently when enjoying a weekend in Oxford and would unreservedly recommend this as a base - it's on Broad Street so it is almost ideally situated to enjoy all the main attractions, restaurants, pubs, colleges, shops, market and all that this great city has to offer. They are all walk-able. Furthermore it is good value,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buttery cafe appears ok as you enter. Things go downhill after ordering afternoon teas. No teacakes because the kitchen closes at 3.30!! I ordered 4 teas, one cream tea and a cake. Teas were delivered without enough milk. No sugar and no serviettes even with the cream tea. The teapot lid fell into the cup as we poured. Not... More

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New Jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night and wished we had been here our whole stay. We had the very top room--a double twin. We left the windows open so there was noise from the street, but we could have closed the windows and used the A/C. Breakfast was included and it was cooked to order plus pastries, juice, and coffee and tea.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for almost a week for the Skoll conference. The staff was terrific. The breakfast always good and generous. The location was perfect for all points of interest in Oxford. Reasonably priced too. Rooms are cozy but very comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best bit about the Buttery is obvious - it is smack in the middle of The Broad, directly Opposite Balliol College. So you can forget your car or buses and taxis. We had a lovely twin on the second floor front - and two fans had kindly been provided (there's an earlier review of the same room which notes... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here, after much hemming and hawing, because of the excellent location but I wasn't quite sure what to expect. I am SO glad we stayed here though! The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating. They made sure our room was ready earlier than the standard time because they knew we were coming, which I thought... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The location is perfect and the staff is excelent. You get good balje for your money. The are stairs and its and old building. Our room was to the back and very nice and spacious. We couldnt have done better.

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Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Buttery is a very charming little hotel in the perfect location for seeing the sights in Oxford. All the best things to see are easily within walking distance. The stairways are winding and narrow, and the rooms can be quirky, but that adds to the charm if you have the right attitude. The staff are very friendly and helpful,... More

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Hobart, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Being an historic building posed a few challenges that guests need to be aware of. If you have lots of heavy luggage then be prepared to carry them up some very narrow, steep steps to the reception area on the first floor. Then onto your room which for us was a deluxe room on the second floor at the front... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Situated right in the centre of Oxford, the Buttery is in a perfect location for a weekend stay. Staff very friendly and helpful and the breakfast (included in the price) is decent. Rooms are good value compared with other hotels in Oxford, especially considering the central location. TV and wifi facilities are good and the de luxe rooms offer ample... More

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Address: 11-12 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Buttery Hotel 4*
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Set on Broad Street, surrounded by historic University Colleges, The Buttery welcomes you to enjoy the wonders of Oxford from its central location. The Buttery provides bed and breakfast accommodation in a choice of rooms, all en-suite and decorated in a neutral style with light colours, some also with original fireplaces. We are in easy walking distance of a number of museums, theatres, the main shopping areas as well as variety of restaurants and pubs. ... more   less 
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