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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   24-26 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AE, England
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The Bocardo
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Ranked #51 of 82 Oxford B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 of 5 stars NEW

Advertised as a boutique hotel, this is a slightly upmarket hostel. We were told on booking that the room was a 'superior twin'. It was nothing of the kind; rather a standard single with a large double bed squeezed into it. The noise from the air unit - probably an extractor from the restaurant below - was so loud it... More 

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Stafford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a hotel handy for the Theatre as we were seeing Spamalot! They don't come any closer as the Bocardo was next door to the Theatre and above Jamie's Italian. The hotel is up a quiet narrow flight of stairs so if you struggle this might not be the place for you. The room was a good size and... More 

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Wales
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12 reviews 12 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this is a guest house with very pleasant staff and rooms with everything you could want except space. Very clean,free wifi and in-room tea, coffee and biscuits is not enough to compensate for intense noise til 3.30 am and heavy beat music from 7.00. Am Vastly over priced.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 1 night on a Saturday in November with my wife. Great location in the centre of Oxford. Hotel was basically a small room with no facilities in the hotel. Boutique is an understatement. £140 a night and feel robbed

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Bowral, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Stayed here for an overnight in Oxford. Hotel has no lift but reception carried bags to our room. Room was a adequate, comfy, slightly noisy in the early hours. Good sized room, l'occitane shower goodies, great wifi! Was skeptical about booking here because of some TripAdvisor reviews but was pleasantly surprised. Not 5 star due to some things like no... More 

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Robin Hood Country
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We mistakenly thought this was a hotel but it is really a small guest house, and has no facilities other than rooms. Having said that, our room was small but perfectly adequate, the bed was comfortable and the bathroom clean and had a good shower. However, sleep was all but impossible for any length of time due to the incredible... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Located right in the centre of Oxford the Bocardo was really convenient for a couple of days. The rooms are clean and the hotel functional. If driving the hotel doesn't have parking so you'll either need to park in the local city centre car parks (pricey - approx £25 for 24 hrs) or park in one of the park and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Not sure how this hotel constitutes a boutique hotel or its 5 Star rating. We arrived on a Friday evening, were shown to our room with the mention that the door had been left open to air it as the window was broken, then dropped our cases and headed out for dinner. By the time we arrived back in the... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Bocardo's location is perfect. Hotel is very close to famous restaurants, Cornmarket and High Street, bus stations, train station. Bed and bathroom are very clean. Wi-fi is available in the room. The only negative thing is we have to carry our lugagges upstairs by ourselves.(no lift)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

There was no breakfast, the room was small there was no lift, the towels were dirty. basically it shouldn't be a five star hotel. When people book a five star people want luxury. This was not luxury. I think it wasn't good for its value. If you want a nice cheap room with better facilities plus the good location, book... More 

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Address: 24-26 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bocardo 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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