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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 #38 of 82 Oxford B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Chard, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This hotel claims to be 4star. Not true. The facilities hardly justify 1star. Room adequate but noisy (so called de luxe rooms face Broad Street - choose one at the back). Breakfast was appalling, served in the tatty cafe next door. Staff friendly.ŷ

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Manchester, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The location is great, fifteen minutes walk from the station and in the centre of everything and the staff were helpful and friendly. I stayed in a first floor room overlooking Broad Street and had no problems with noise although it wasn't on a weekend. Plenty of choice for breakfast but avoid the scrambled eggs. I would stay here again... More

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Pool, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Perfect location as we visited for a function close by. Room: a good size, functional, shower good. Bring your own shampoo&conditioner Price: expensive for what it was, but the cheapest for what was available that weekend (eights weekend). £136 / night Staff: friendly Breakfast: do not get out of bed for it. Worst breakfast I have ever had. Stick to... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Friendly staff. Rooms quaint but overpriced and in need of 'polish'. VERY noisy if room overlooks Broad Street. Staff start hovering before 9 at weekends - consequently v little sleep. Rather befuddled by this, left shirt in wardrobe. Returned home and realised. Called hotel. Told no shirt there. Called again next day. Shirt discovered! Had to give credit card no.... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The Buttery is right in the town centre: the location is great, so long as you're happy with the the hustle and bustle of the city centre outside rather than peace and quiet. As you might expect for central Oxford, the building is old: there are a lot of creaking floorboards, winding staircases, uneven floors, and so on. I guess... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We had been looking for a stylish and interesting alternative to the Randolph (cost was not a particular issue). We actually booked the Tower House a year in advance but they revoked our booking due to refurbishment and recommended this instead It's noisy, pokey and stuffy and we wish we had stuck to the Randolph! should not hav

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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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