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Old Parsonage Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
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Ranked #5 of 43 hotels in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having lived in Oxford for many years, we thought we'd treat ourselves and stay here for a reunion lunch the following day. The location is unbeatable, right in the heart of the City, close to vibbrant Jericho (where we always hang out) and yet amazingly quiet and peaceful. The service is outstanding. Professional, yet informal and friendly. We stayed in... More

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Lagos State, Nigeria
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

so, a group of us descended for a Nigerian/British wedding on Oxford. Often a challenge for any inflexible hotel. So, my room pretty small but 'perfectly formed'. obviously newly refurbished including the small but wait for it - perfect shower. Great strong pressure, mix of fixed top shower head and a hand held for your bits! Showers are key, right!?.... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited mid week and decided on the afternoon tea (although the lunch menu did look very tempting). The sandwiches were tasty and well presented, and the scones were warm from the oven and pre-cut for you to open and pile on the jam and cream! I thought this was a nice touch. The range of teas is very good... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Old Parsonage after their recent rennovation. Most of the effort went into making the guest rooms modern in design and furnishings. They succeeded well in their efforts. Luckily they preserved the facade and entrance area in its original form with only a new registration desk added. The superb service remains unchanged and breakfasts... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This charming gem of a hotel is perfectly situated in Oxford- about 2 blocks from the center of town. The outside patio is a lovely place for tea or a drink, and their inside restaurant has so much character: walls lined with portraits, old fireplace, very luxurious bathroom. The room I was originally given was situated immediately above the fireplace... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Old Parsonage combines the charm of a graceful old building with the sleek interior design of a modern hotel. My room was just past the chic library they've put in, which includes a small terrace, and had a small balcony with a view of the back courtyard. The furnishings were thoughtfully chosen and of high quality, as were the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this gorgeous hotel on Sunday for a spot of afternoon tea, and it didn't disappoint! We arrived a bit early but still managed to get a table prior to tea, and decided to have a starter before our tea as we were ravenous. We both had the Eel and beet salad, which was very good, the egg was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

must stay if u are coming to Oxford....nice library and cosy. the staff are friendly and willing to go for the extra mile. it is near tothe Museum of the natiral history as well the english tea is superb

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Together with my wife I visited the Old Parsonage Hotel in Oxford, England, and it was one of the best hotel experiences I have ever had. It is probably the most charming hotel I have ever visited (and I have been to a lot). The historic and charming atmosphere, beautiful and dignified old building and furniture, very friendly staff. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently returned to have afternoon tea and scones at the Old Parsonage. There were seven of us and the service was excellent and the staff were all very attentive. It was a little expensive but well worth it, no one tried to rush us and we spent several hours chatting between ourselves while they topped up our tea pots.... More

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Address: 1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Parsonage Hotel 4*
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Ranked as the best hotel in Oxford, the 17th century Old Parsonage is situated in the heart of this historic city at the end of the beautiful boulevard St Giles. The recently completed restoration combines the original charm and character of the building with the very latest comfort, amenity and technology available today. The Old Parsonage restaurant and bar, famous for its intimate, bohemian, clubby atmosphere, serves classic British food with a modern, light touch. Open every day of the year, breakfast, lunch, dinner and our famous afternoon teas can be enjoyed in the company of Oxford's academic and literary elite. ... more   less 
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