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Malmaison Oxford Castle

#6 of 43 Hotels in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
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Ranked #6 of 43 Hotels in Oxford
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked this hotel for its location in Oxford, price and amenities. We were 2 couples, each in distinctive rooms in different parts of the hotel, our room off the main building and a little bit of a maze to get to. Rooms were comfortable, nicely furnished and with special bath amenities. Hotel capitalized on its quirkiness, but not to... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Leaking bath from plug = flooded bathroom floor Breakfast = Long wait and cold food + No tea Have received 1 telephone call after complaint and NO reply to my emails... WE WILL NOT GO BACK AGAIN......

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Ilkley
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The idea of this hotel is fun and exciting. Seeing the original cell was also an added bonus. This hotel is in a good position and offers parking. Our room was on the ground floor and was very noisy and cold. The view from our windows overlooked the court yard where people were constantly walking passed and looking in. The... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing hotel expensive but worth it We have stayed twice and have had perfect weekends both times Half moon suite is highly recommended There's an Italian restaurant in the courtyard which is gorgeous

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Tintern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at this very unusual hotel ( it used to be Oxford Prison ). I took my Mam there on 24th June, which would have been her 65th Wedding Anniversary ( sadly Dad died last year ). We stayed in a Junior Suite situated in a semi-circle turret with a huge bed, amazing shower & a roll-top bath... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel used to be a prison and each room is made up of 2 cells knocked into 1 room. Definitely worth staying in the main prison building to fully appreciate the experience. The cell windows remain but the bars have been removed. Unfortunately this means that the windows can't be opened and instead there is air con which can... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location was good, close to the city center, Gloucester Green Coach station and Westgate Shopping Center where you have Primark and Sainsbury's supermarket (walking distance) Halal food (sandwiches) can be easily found around and mainly near the Coach Station. Appreciated the early check-in and Ms. Poppy from the reception was very kind and helpful. It was a different experience to... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited restaurant for a Sunday lunch. Booked a table for 1pm but were still left waiting for a table for an hour, staff did not inform us of the wait and did not offer an apology. Food was fine, starter salad table was pretty average. Not enough gravy with roasts, but ok. Overpriced for what is was particularly with the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night whilst attending a wedding close by. The location is pretty good, and the building itself is fantastic; the way they've managed to build a hotel into such an old building (firstly a castle, and then a prison) is amazing. Many of the old prison features still remain; which makes it a really quirky place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed four days at this lovely hotel in the middle of Oxford city. Rooms are old cell blocks which are nicely decorated. Obviously windows are not at normal hight (they are near ceiling), but it did not bother me. Breakfast was nice, but unfortunately service was slow. Anyway, I would stay this hotel again, especially its location.

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