We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 82 Oxford B&Bs / inns

Browns Guest House

You added Browns Guest House to your Saves list
281 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 4AQ, England
Hotel amenities
Browns Guest House
Ranked #43 of 82 Oxford B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Oxford
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

20 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Paris, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

B and B very handy for Oxford centre, possible 10-15 minutes by foot, 5 minutes on bus. Friendly service in B and B, though rooms and particularly bathrooms comfortable but very small. Standard no frills breakfast. Price reasonable i think for Oxford.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What I want from a B&B is a clean room, comfy bed and a good breakfast. Brown's delivers on all 3. It's not luxurious, but it's handy for the city centre (20 mins brisk walk or frequent buses) and the proprietors are warm and friendly. Oxford is an expensive place to stay and Brown's prices are par for the city.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I stayed at Browns for a night with my family which included 5 people and a 2 year old baby, the place was warm clean and comfortable. The owners were very pleasant hospitable and accommodating being extra nice and considerate. Last but not least the breakfast and service was first class. Highly recommended

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were met and welcomed by a very nice host. The bed gave us a very good nights sleep being large and with good bedding but I'm afraid the bedroom itself was very uninspiring and needed some refreshing especially when we saw the rediculouslly small and unusable bathroom sink (it was also badly cracked). However the breakfast was very good... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

The owner was really friendly and made us feel very welcome during our stay. As a whole, the guest house was clean and comfortable but nothing spectacular. Good value for money for Oxford and a good location with a short bus ride into the centre. Only recommendation for improvement would be to replace one of the dining tables with a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

What I loved about browns guesthouse was the cleanliness, bed, feeling of being at home rather than a guest house, the rooms are good for its size however the bathrooms are very small especially the sink its not usable at all I wonder why it has been there since am sure no adult can make a use of it.. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tampa Bay, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Unfortunately, there were known plumbing problems during our stay. At times the water flow would not come on at all, or even worse, would cut-off mid shower! While the owners are quite nice and have adorable grandchildren... I really cannot give more than an average rating because members of our group were unable to shower during our 2 night stay.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Adelaide, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

A very comfortable bed and breakfast that I would highly recommend. We had a very comfortable and quiet double room with en-suite and views over the back garden. The full English breakfast was freshly cooked to order and really delicious. There is also a separate, comfortable lounge room for guests. The B&B is located about a 20 minute walk from... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Have visited Oxford twice, and stayed in this guesthouse both times, and can certainly recommend it. I stayed in room 5, which was a large ensuite. It contained a wonderfully huge bed but strangely no desk or chair, which didn't particularly bother me but thought I'd point it out. The room was very quiet, the guesthouse itself was lovely and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Stayed here just one night for a wedding. Room comfortable and quiet and overall a nice homely atmosphere. About a 20 min walk into town - quite pleasant on a nice day (and a bus stop just over the road if not). Breakfast was lovely and my boyfriend asked after the unusual brown sauce - only to be given a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Browns Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Browns Guest House

Address: 281 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 4AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Number of rooms: 8

10 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (10)
Room/suite (3)
Dining (4)
Family/play areas (1)
Bathroom (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay