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Holywell Bed and Breakfast

14 Holywell Street, Oxford, England
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Holywell Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #11 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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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North Vancouver
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
17 helpful votes 17 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 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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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Stayed at the Holywell B&B for three nights in March. Great location near a number of the colleges. The owners were very helpful. If you get a chance go on the walking tour of Oxford that Stuart gives. A good breakfast and a very clean room added to the overall stay.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We have had a thoroughly enjoyable stay at Holywell B&B in Oxford. It is one of very few B&Bs right in the centre of Oxford which also offers limited free car parking. Just a moments walk from the main Oxford attractions the owners Stuart and Carrie are excellent friendly hosts and the breakfasts set you up for the day. A... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was our second occasion staying in this delightful small B&B close to both Mansfield & New College.As previously, we stayed in the New College Room. Improvements last Autumn have converted this into an en suite bedroom, and the room has been tastefully refurbished. You can opt for continental or full English breakfasts, and the owners (Carrie & Stuart Holloway)... 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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