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The Oxford Hotel

4.0 of 5 Godstow Road, Oxford OX2 8AL, England
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Check in was very slow, once checked in we had to wait an hour for our rooms as they were not ready. We pre booked a 'tea party' however non of the staff had prepared for this. When we asked a staff member he told us to 'speak to someone over there' and walked off. The spa staff were not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Check in was slow, didn't have our booking for afternoon tea and I felt sick after eating the sandwiches. Wasn't impressed with the mould in the bathroom and the swimming pool was smaller than I was lead to believe and the floor itself was dirty. Wouldn't have thought it was a 4* hotel. But the massage was quite nice.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a morning booster spa session with a friend as a joint birthday celebration. The booking process was easy enough as was getting the day we wanted. When we arrived the staff were very friendly and the collection of the robes and slippers etc was smooth. The only negative thing I could say about the experience was the sheer smallness... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kitchen refuse to alter a dish to your preference - for instance serving a burger without a bun or with salad rather than chips,without an additional charge. Rather than say this, the server tried to explain that they had run out of salad, before promptly serving an /actual/ salad to the next customer.

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Oxford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dean E, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am very disappointed to learn the standard of service was not to our usual high standards and have taken careful note of your comments. I trust that you raised your concerns with the duty manager. Kind regards Debbie Priestly General Manager More 

Birmingham
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent two days here on an Amazon offer and really enjoyed it. The rooms were excelllent, clean, tea and coffe, large bed. We had diinner included and a bottle of wine which was superb. The staff were friendly and could not do enough for you. Bus stop into Oxford just over the road so no problems with parking left... More 

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Oxford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CarolynBirmingham, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Oxford Hotel and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am pleased that you enjoyed dinner and that the team were consistently delivering excellent service. I do hope to welcome you back again very soon for another visit. Kind regards... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here Saturday under my wife's name Morgan, after a stay the night before in Banbury. The booking was done on line about an hour before we got there and hadn't reached the hotel, but it was confirmed during the check in. Unfortunately the receptionist had my wife going through her ipad to try and get up the booking details... More 

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Oxford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephen D, I am pleased to read that the confusion at check-in was quickly rectified and that you enjoyed your accommodation. The pre authorisation that we take at check-in is a way of guaranteeing that if anything is charged against the room, this can be settled up at the reception desk at check out. I do apologise that this... More 

Pershore, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from a two night spa break at this brilliant hotel. Easy to find, secure parking, great regular return bus service into Oxford City centre. The food was very good, the staff were friendly and helpful. The treatments were professional. My six friends and I spent the whole time laughing and relaxing. I would heartily recommend this hotel for... More 

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Oxford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Corinna228, I am delighted to read that you all thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us at The Oxford Hotel and thank you for leaving a wonderful review. It is also a pleasure to read that the team were really friendly and welcoming. I do hope to welcome you back for another visit again very soon. Kind regards Debbie Priestley... More 

Hampshire
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a last minute weekend break here and it really didn't fit the bill for us. We like a luxury city centre hotel and this is neither city centre nor luxurious. At our last visit to Oxford we stayed at the Randolph and this is the other end of the scale. It is clean and functional, the food is OK... More 

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Oxford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pshampshire, It saddens me to read that our hotel wasn't to your liking, although drawing a comparison to a five star city centre property is not a fair or relevant. We have a great location for visiting to Oxford and Oxfordshire whether staying on business or leisure, with complementary car-parking and great transport links into the city and surrounding... More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good hotel for Oxford. Bus stop few yards from hotel into Oxford city centre. Rooms clean with tea,coffee etc and buffet breakfast very good. We came early. Left our car in their car park and took bus into Oxford. The same on our last day so in fact made our overnight stay into two full days.

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Oxford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Grannyjade, I'm delighted to read you had a lovely stay and made the most of the area. We have free car parking and just a 10 minute drive to the centre of Oxford city. Having a bus stop just outside of the hotel is very handy too. It's very pleasing to read you like our accommodation and the buffet... More 

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19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got a good rate at this hotel. Really nice hotel with very professional staff. The bar area was excellent the gym was excellent even the food was excellent nothing was a problem very relaxed. I would recommend this hotel to anyone. Well done to all the staff. Keep up the good work!!!!

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Oxford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stewartfraser, I am delighted to read that your stay here was faultless. Thank you for leaving us such lovely comments. Your compliments will be passed on to my team. We do hope to see you again soon Kind regards Debbie Priestley General Manager More 

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Address: Godstow Road, Oxford OX2 8AL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oxford Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 168
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Oxford Hotel Oxford
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Oxford
#11 Luxury Hotel in Oxford

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