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Holywell Bed and Breakfast

Certificate of Excellence
14 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SA, England
Holywell Bed and Breakfast
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Texas
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41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't realize when I booked, but this place is right in the middle of things in central Oxford. New College is right across the street and the Ashmolean is around the corner. The hosts are very cordial and helpful and the room was cute as could be. The bath was right outside our door but, since we were the... More 

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Vedbaek, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Centrally located right in the Heart of Oxford in 1540 building, warm and welcoming atmosphere, charming rooms, excellent breakfast. Carrie and Stuart both very kind and helpful. We also enjoyed Stuart's guided walking tour in the colleges and chapels in Oxford.

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San Francisco, California
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This B@B was perfectly located near the Ashmolean Museum, the Bodlian Library, and several colleges we wished to visit on foot. Our room was comfortable, quiet, pleasantly furnished, and more than adequate. Our English Breakfast was excellent. The owners are very nice, friendly, and quite helpful. We wish we could have stayed longer and hope to return.

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Northampton
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Holywell B&B is a great small (only 2 rooms) place to stay in Oxford. It is very centrally located- just 3 mins from the Sheldonian theatre and Broad street. The rooms are comfortable, clean with good facilities and the parking is a real bonus as parking in the centre is at a premium. The breakfast was of good quality... More 

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in this city centre B&B with secure off street parking, which is rare in Oxford, the location could not have been any better. Carrie and Stuart gave us a friendly warm welcome and were a delight throughout our stay. Our room was of a very high standard, mirrored in other communal parts of the house, with... More 

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london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

What a find. Rather than the usual overnight stay at a Travel Lodge or similar I stayed at this lovely B+B before a conference I was attending. It is right in the centre of Oxford surrounded by the University buildings and all things historical! I was greeted by Carrie who was charming and helpful making me feel very welcome. The... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We originally chose this guest-house for our short stay in Oxford because of its central location and free secure off-road parking. In reality it turned out to be so much more. Our delightful double room was clean and comfortable with excellent facilities which were readily fine-tuned by the friendly and obliging hosts Stuart and Carrie. Oxford's history and culture (and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a wonderful place to stay! Holywell B&B is centrally located and has secure parking. The room we stayed in was very clean and comfortable with a lovely bathroom. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful and Carrie and Stuart are both very welcoming.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The best b&b we've ever stayed in! Perfect location opposite New College & close to everything of interest, secure parking and a beautiful pretty room. Tastefully decorated and exceptionally clean with lots of little touches which make it very homely. Excellent ensuite with a brilliant shower. Stuart, Carrie and Max the dog are very welcoming and helpful and serve an... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is the best place I've ever stayed in! The rooms are decorated thoughtfully, and are comfortable and actually quite roomy. The bathrooms are clean and fresh-smelling. Stuart and Carrie are thoughtful and prompt to respond to any comments, and their breakfast is generous and delicious. It feels like a real, personal home, while also maintaining the cleanliness and amenities... More 

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