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Old Black Horse

102 St. Clements, Oxford OX 1AR, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Basingstoke
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a one night stay and we thought it very good value for money. Free secured parking, 5min walk to Magdalen Bridge. Good breakfast included, our room 7 was very clean and comfortable. The landlord allowed us to leave our car foc the following day which was fantastic. Very friendly welcome. One problem, we are real ale drinkers so... More 

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Wallington, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was not ready even though it should have been from 2pm and we arrived at 2.30pm. We left our bags walked around came back and were given a "self contained " flat. It was a converted stable in the pubs car park. It was awful. Mould in the bathroom. Water poured through the ceiling through a light fitting... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night at The Old Black Horse. We had booked online with a no refund price of £115 and had expected more. We were uncomfortable about staying when we entered the place. Our room was reasonably clean on the 2nd floor. It was noisy overnight but we were at the front of the house. No double glazing. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We had a family room as there were no doubles available . The room was cluttered, dark, dirty worn carpet, bed cover and pillow slips were not ironed, looked like someone had just got out of the bed. All the carpets were threadbare and looked like they could do with a good clean. Looked like the whole place had not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A very small single room accessed via narrow stairs, that was excessively hot, even with the windows open. A good updated shower room. Entry to the upper rooms is via a dark uninviting old bar, up some dingy stairs. Friendly staff, very good breakfast. Very good location, plenty of space and camera surveillance locked car parking space.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Positioned about150metres from Magdalen bridge it took about 10 minutes from the hotel to the centre of tourist Oxford. The secure parking was a real bonus and the owners were lovely. Our room was a little difficult to reach and my husband hit his head on the low ceilings in the corridor. It could have been a bit of an... More 

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warwickshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

had a 1 night stay here to go to a gig so great location.on site secure parking which is a bonus, clean and cosy room but everything there you need. compact bathroom [shower could do with a bit more pressure] . great breakfast.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I look back to our overnightning at the Old Black Horse as a victory- We did it. The rooms are dark, uninviting, smelly and the shower trickled. To top off the negative experience - The Old Black Horsef cost as much as the wonderfu Abbey Hotel in Bath, where we spent the previous night.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

returned to the Old Black Horse after trying different establishments to watch sport . This is still the best place . It has a great atmosphere and plenty of screens to watch . The range of beers and snacks is great and it attracts a good nature crowd

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wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Great location. Delicious breakfast. George made us feel very welcome. room small but perfectly adequate and spotlessly clean. Good Wi-fi. Bar closed at 10.30 so no late noise. Onsite secure parking too. Will definitely stay again.

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