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The Bocardo

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   24-26 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AE, England
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Ranked #40 of 82 Oxford B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Watermaal-Bosvoorde, Brabant, Belgium
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, since it was a birthday present from my darling wife, i'm eternally grateful for having stayed in this hotel. xxx The good: First of all, a fantastic location - right smack in the center. Also: a very friendly and helpful receptionist, who seemed to man his desk 24/7. Photos of Sean Connery and Audrey Hepburn in the... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are very clean but small and not suitable for families with kids. They are located in the 2nd floor with no elevator and the nearest parking costs 30£ per day!! The location is excellent though, in the center of Oxford.

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Vancouver BC
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97 reviews 97 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel in Oxford due to its location. Close to where the wedding was being held (St Peter's College), walkable with bags from rail station and good for sightseeing. It fulfilled that promise nicely. And because we arrived right around 2pm, having a Jamie's Italian on the main floor was a nice and welcome surprise. There are no... More

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Oslo, Norway
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is extremely central. My window was facing St. George St, but I am not sure why people seem to be so bothered by the noise. The aircondition was very effective, so there should really be no use for having the window open. The room was small, but cosy, looking like a rather small hotel room, but bathroom was... More

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Vantaa, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location is good, but that is about all. Room was small and not that clean. A/C was noisy and there was about two different settings in spite of the contol panel: on/off... Wifi was working pretty well. For the quality, price is just too high.

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Wakefield, West Yorks
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Sells itself as an upmarket room-only boutique hotel but feels more like a quirky B&B without the breakfast. Staff were friendly (though I was made to wait whilst they completed their paperwork) at both check-in and check-out. Seems there aren't staff on the desk all night (though there appears to be a Duty Manager on call via mobile) and that... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The location was exxcellent, rightfully in the middle of Oxford city centre. While others address the issue of noise, i did not experience that despite having the room right opposite to the pub thankfully. The room was decent, nothing much to shout about. I feel for the price i paid i could have got a bit more. But if you... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed two nights at this so called "hotel". The room was small but very noisy as it was opposite a night club. Drunks shouting at the top of their voices from 2:00 am until about 4:00 am with no let up was not our idea of fun. The night club staff did nothing to move people on and there... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We booked at The Bocardo for an overnight stay in Oxford. It's location is superb and enables you to walk straight out into the centre of Oxford. The staff were very efficient and welcoming and our room was fabulous. Although not the biggest, it was immaculate, with a comfy bed and spotless bathroom. The under floor heating, air conditioning and... More

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Cuffley, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

We wanted a hotel right in the middle of Oxford so that we could easily explore, shop and eat nearby and we were not disappointed. The room was modern and fresh and clean. It was on a main street so please be prepared for some street noise at night (I always travel with earplugs!). We were right next to an... More

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Address: 24-26 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bocardo 5*
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