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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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Visited a couple of weeks ago with friends to watch the rugby and have a couple of pints . Its a tiny place but has great screens so all can take advantage of the atmosphere . There is a great range of drinks and the service was always quick .

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Monroe, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed for a week at Old Black Horse.....Pete the owner was very friendly and bent over to accommodate us at every turn. Great cooked breakfast, nice in hotel pub and front deck. Room was cozy with great service. Guests are made to feel welcome, and it's a great location in Oxford. Hard to find a more personable and friendly... More 

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Birmingham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Nice little place, clean and tidy. Stayed on couple of occasions for work so alone. Single room is a little cramped but sky tv, WiFi, hair dryer and decent bathroom. Reasonable breakfast, I enjoyed the poached eggs. Great location for doing things but as its above a pub it is as expected noisy at times, especially as Wednesday seems to... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Booked on the internet for £125 for one night. A very tatty building. The room smelt and was very tatty and dark - many of the lights were either not working or had no bulbs. No heating until 9pm and the electric circuits kept cutting out, so no TV etc for long periods. No internet at all during my stay.... More 

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I booked 5 nights and changed it to 4, several weeks in advance. Refunds were guaranteed if 24 hours notice was given. I'm still waiting for my refund, despite repeated reminders. What more can I say? It's a shame it came to this - a simple, honest, refund was all that was required.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a very old inn but it is sadly down-at-heel. Good points: great location, kind and friendly staff, comfy bed, car park. Entrance through a small bar, tiny rooms up a rickety staircase. That's ok, but bits of the cladding on the walls fell off as we passed, the light fittings and window catches were wonky, no hand towel... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We popped into here on the off chance of getting a family room after a spur of the moment trip to Oxford while on the way home from Norwich, however they only slept 3 but we were offered accomodation out the back in the court yard, The rooms were clean, and fresh with everything we needed like a self contained... More 

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