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Old Black Horse

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   102 St. Clements, Oxford OX 1AR, England
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Ranked #36 of 43 hotels in Oxford
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

17th century coaching inn, which now finds itself on top of a busy main route into Oxford. Very welcoming once you are inside though, which includes the friendly and helpful staff…the landlord had most kindly even planned a route map for me to use the next day in order to travel to an interview! I stayed in room 5, which... More

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Valencia, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The lights of the room were not working. We asked the service to repair it, the day put off the reparation. Finally they did not repair it in 5 days!!! The hotel was clean, but a little noise. It's well connected to the city center.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Almost centre of Oxford, lovely and very clean room however the rest of the hotel could do with a make over. Had booked 2 nights. This has got 4 stars from the tourist board how I don't know, I would give it a good 2 stars. Pros: Good location Very nice and clean room Free cark park Cons: Rest of... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The Old Black Horse is not really a hotel, more rooms over a pub. It is in an excellent location, a few minutes walk from the city centre. It also has a car park. Hotels in Oxford that have parking tend to be very expensive or a distance out from the centre. The location and parking are therefore two big... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The Old Black Horse is a 10 minute walk in to the town centre, free on site parking and a good breakfast. The building is old and the floors slopey but that is all part of the character. We were in Room 1 in the main building which is above the Public bar. There was loud music playing on the... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

The room I have is fine in all respects except that it faces the main road and as a old coaching house does not benefit from double glazing to keep the traffic noise down. Bed is comfy enough and Aussie barman is pleasant enough but during my stay the place was mainly taken by construction workers who were on a... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Everyone at the Old Black Horse was lovely, very friendly and very nice. But what they have to sell to you does not match their level. I stayed in the self catering apartment out back, past the bins, perhaps the same one as the previous reviewer?. The place smelled horrible and had most likely suffered at the hands of a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

On the 22nd of September 2012, I stayed with my girlfriend in the Black Horse in Oxford. As there were no other rooms available, we took the family self catering apartment for the price of £125. On arrival we were shown to our room. It was cold and had a stagnant smell. None of the utilities were on, and over... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Yes, it's an expensive place to stay, but so is everywhere else in Oxford and I would much rather stay in a cosy, well-located place like this than a chain hotel on the side of the motorway! This place has charming character and is just over the bridge from the centre of town. Despite being located in a pub I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

My parents and I enjoyed our stay at this very conveniently located Pub B&B. The free on-site parking was excellent, the rooms full of character (loved the low ceilings and lots of dark wood), spacious and clean, the staff very friendly. The location is amazing, true walking distance from the centre of Oxford. Breakfast was ok. Overall, a good find!

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Address: 102 St. Clements, Oxford OX 1AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Free Parking
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Ranked #36 of 43 hotels in Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Black Horse 3*
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