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.

Old Parsonage Hotel

4.0 of 5 1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
Hotel website
Special Offer
Book Direct - Best Price
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Old Parsonage Hotel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Old Parsonage Hotel
Write a Review

407 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    199
    130
    48
    20
    10
See reviews for
77
196
29
46
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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 (76)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (407)
  • Mar-May only
    (88)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (113)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (122)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (84)
All months
Jersey, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a lovely friendly hotel, full of character and nothing was too much trouble. I was greeted by a lovely roaring fire and extremely efficient staff. Food was very good and the room a delight. We were upgraded too which was an added bonus! Perfect location. Sadly this trip was very brief vi but I am really looking forward to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel with excellent, friendly staff, good facilities particuarly the library which is well stocked. Varied menu in the restaurant both for dinner and breakfast - & they very kindly upgraded me. Looking forward to my next visit....

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jersey, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
41 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Those who have read my reviews of Randolph McDonald hotel in oxford will know my frustration ......a wise friend recommended the Old Parsonage ....oh and what a great decision ....great location , easy close walk to city , full of character , well furbished rooms and best of all superb staff friendly and a delight in every way ....we arrived... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm very glad that I decided to select the Old Parsonage, it's absolutely lovely and stylish with warm service (although the heavily promoted heated floors in the bathroom didn't work and the shower room was very chilly...in fairness temperatures outside were an icy minus Celsius). The best hotel in Oxford in my view; despite the historic and slightly rustic or... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oxford, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My stay was excellent. The hotel is quiet and yet close to the city centre. The staff is extremely attentive and embracing, with a ready smile and attention to detail. It is also helpful that one of the best restaurants in town is actually the house restaurant. The recently renovated rooms are very nice, in particular the heated bathroom floors... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
los angeles
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an absolutely lovely NYE here this year. My only regret was that we didn't have another night to spend in Oxford. We checked in on a rainy afternoon and walking into the reception area with the fireplace going definitely warmed up our day. The parking is a bit precarious but we had a small rental car that we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us; you obviously got the new year off to a great start. We do hope you will return to us, when you visit Oxford again. The historical nature and design of the hotel precludes us from being able to have a lift (elevator). For your reassurance, and... More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made the booking over the phone, the day of our visit. The receptionist was excellent and informative, when asked about car parking she said she would reserve a place for us. When we arrived we saw our parking place with our name on right next to the Hotel, this Hotel is only a few hundred meters from the centre... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such positive feedback, Neil. It is fantastic to have these comments available for all to read. We are privileged to regularly welcome new guests, like yourselves, as well as a loyal following of returning visitors, so are becoming much less of a 'secret'. Thanks again, for spreading the good word! More 

New York
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful new years eve at the Old Parsonage. It's recently went through a renovation and they have done a wonderful job. The common areas are homely, warm and inviting and the rooms are lovely. They have added many small features only commonly found in the worlds large exclusive hotels like underfloor heating in the bathroom, non misting... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such constructive feedback and kind words, Warren. Post refurbishment, all of our rooms have been redesigned to the same high standard. The features you generously mention are available in all rooms (with the exception of the blackout blinds, which are unique to bedrooms on the newly constructed 2nd floor). It is regrettable that the restaurant did not... More 

Guildford
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed over New Year. Lovely mix of old and new architecture and recently refurbished to a high standard in greys and orange in the glass library, purple and black in the bar and restaurant. Very good food but they really need to review the portion sizes and please get rid of the 12.5% service charge (no option not to pay... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is satisfying to hear that our intended aim of retaining the historical charm of the Old Parsonage, whilst offering modern comfort and convenience, is in evidence. To reassure you and others reading this, the restaurant’s service charge is discretionary and can, of course, be removed. Apologies for any inconvenience caused by the fire alarm... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked there for one night as a birthday treat for my husband so that we could explore Oxford and visit the museums. The hotel provided free parking which is a plus and we had a parking space reserved for us when we arrived. They knew we were arriving early and our room was available much earlier than the advertised... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Serene. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we do hope to see you again soon. We do endeavour to have rooms available to check in to, when occupancy permits and I am pleased you and your husband were able to make the most of your visit. Please be reassured that teas... More 

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 Old Parsonage Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Old Parsonage Hotel

Address: 1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
Phone Number:
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Parsonage Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Despegar.com, Travelocity, Odigeo, TripOnline SA and Tingo so you can book your Old Parsonage Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel Old Parsonage
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Oxford
#3 Family Hotel in Oxford
#4 Romantic Hotel in Oxford
#4 Luxury Hotel in Oxford

151 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (113)
Viewed
Room/suite (14)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (38)
Viewed
Dining (15)
Viewed
View from room (6)
Viewed
Other (32)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (38)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (15)
Viewed
Dining (13)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay