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Old Parsonage Hotel

#2 of 43 Hotels in Oxford
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1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
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  • 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
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131 reviews 131 reviews
41 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Super, room-temperature sandwiches, fluffy scones, tempting cakes and pastries and delicious Earl Grey tea, served in charming surroundings, was a lovely way to spend a wet afternoon. It is unsurprising that The Old Parsonage is such an institution in Oxford.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A really wonderful place, whether for meals or to stay overnight. An ancient building of great charm, with attention paid to every detail to create comfort and style. From the log fire to the perfect napery, to the fantastic collection of art, you will be delighted. Morning coffee in the Library was a particular treat, with very striking black and... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at the Old Parsonage on 17th May, as a treat for my 21st birthday. We had two rooms, one for my Mum and Dad and one for me and my boyfriend. Without asking, our rooms were upgraded which was a lovely surprise. The rooms were very clean and spacious, free wifi in the room and all around the... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a lovely time. The room was wonderful and we enjoyed the whole time. The dinner was delicious and all and all we would give our stay a 10, except the road traffic in the early morning. Make sure that your room faces elsewhere.

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London England
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33 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is beautiful and quaint and has incredible character. The tea itself was wonderful and delicious, the scones just melt in your mouth. The staff were polite but a little stiff but the service was very good. However our table for 3 was stuck almost in the reception with the door open and people coming and going, so we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my Mother here to celebrate her birthday with afternoon tea. The hotel is beautiful and the room we had afternoon tea in was very tastefully decorated. The staff were friendly and attentive and the Very High Tea was superb. I have been to afternoon tea in London and they did ask there if we wanted to add more... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The solicitous of the staff could not be faulted. They went out of their way to ensure our stay was perfect - directing my husband to the best nearby running path, me to the closest store for emergency tights, a shop for College memorabilia, even finding theatre tickets in London for the next day and standing aside while we completed... More 

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Berkeley, California, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this hotel reminds my wife of the House of Usher, that's just because it is authentic English architecture. It is obviously a conversion to a hotel, but this has happened successfully. What I want to mention mostly is the staff. There is a profusion of staff, mostly young ladies, and all are unfailingly polite, friendly, and helpful. Every interaction... More 

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Kingston, NJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very fortunate to be treated to a night at the Old Parsonage Hotel as part of the introductory visit to my new employer in Oxford. It was a lovely stay. The hotel is old, full of whimsical and beautiful touches, graced with portraits and a lovely garden. The bed was fabulous and the rain shower in the bathroom... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Parsonage is a luxury lodging in Oxford a very short walk from the city center and Colleges. In this case, luxury is not stuffy. Afternoon tea was great. The rooms are warm and well appointed. Our room opened out to a peaceful garden. Pubs are a two minute walk but it is equally enjoyable to sit in the lounge... More 

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