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14 Holywell Street, Oxford, England
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Holywell Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #10 of 82 Oxford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edmonds, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for five nights and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Carrie and Stuart were excellent and thoughtful hosts. Breakfast was delicious and we were impressed by the quality of food and options available. Then location of this B and B is unbeatable- 5 minutes walk to anywhere in the city center. (We found the ease of getting anywhere around town... More

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Kilchberg, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay in this authentic B&B which is just a short walk into town. Staying on the top floor we had to carry our suitcases up the small, steep winding staircase. Our room faced the street and was next to the bathroom which was for our private use. The B&B has a lot of character with old... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We made a day trip to Oxford a year ago as part of a two week trip through Great Britain and fell in love with it - so when we planned a return trip to England this year I was determined to make Oxford our homebase for exploring. When I found Holywell BnB, I knew this was where I wanted... More

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North Vancouver
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Holywell B&B is the real deal, from the grab rails to haul yourself up the stairs, to the tastefully updated bathrooms, the amazing central location, accommodating hosts with a wealth of local knowledge, delicious hot breakfasts that last you until a late pub lunch/dinner, a passing parade of students on bicycles, and a profoundly moving Evensong service at the New... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Great location and breakfast, and a comfortable room. Walk to everything. Connie, Carrie and Stuart are most gracious, and Stuart's tour is informative and funny. We stayed a week and will definitely return when we have a chance to dream among Oxford's spires again.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed at Holywell B&B for three nights and found it excellent in many ways - charming rooms, comfortable and spacious; fantastic location in the centre of Oxford, with everything within easy walking distance; delicious breakfast and car parking available. We would certainly stay again!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This B&B is magnificent. Welcoming and kind service of our hosts, pleasant, charming and clean room and a wonderful breakfast. Location is great. The guided tour in historic Oxford is highly recommendable. We can only give our best recommendations - will be back at this B&B next time!

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Brussels, Belgium
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86 reviews 86 reviews
23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Very quiet location. Near to centre.Superb room which was well decorated. Nice touches with bath robes , books, chocolates etc . Relaxing and large bed. Cozy and romantic. Friendly staff and good breakfast.Historic breakfast room.Will certainly return.

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Helsinki, Finland
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Towards the end of a closed-off street, this B&B offers the best location in town: quiet and central. The house is quaint but has all the modcons: powerful shower, soft beds, wi-fi, TV. We stayed in All Souls Room, which is spacious, clean and very pretty. The host and hostess are very friendly and cook a terrific breakfast. To top... More

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Hermosa Beach, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The small and beautiful historic building that is the Holywell B&B places you in the center of picturesque Oxford.The colleges, the Bodleian library, Blackwell's, the Botanic Gardens and The Turf Tavern(!) are only steps away. The rest of Oxford (the Ashmolean and the Pitt River Museums, the Martyr's Memorial, etc.) are within easy walking distance. Carrie and Stuart Holloway are... More

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Address: 14 Holywell Street, Oxford, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
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A small, quiet, and traditional bed and breakfast located in the very heart of Oxford. The only B&B in the city centre, Holywell B&B is a Grade II listed building and our home. Located opposite New College, with ample private parking, we are an excellent location for exploring the dreaming spires of Oxford. ... more   less 
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