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Malmaison Oxford Castle

#9 of 43 Hotels in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
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Ranked #9 of 43 Hotels in Oxford
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
rosejones123 Oxford, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there with work friends for few drinks I didn't even know about the terrace bar!! Fantastic cocktails nice music Roof terrace was Amazing nice view from the terrace Friendly staff very well looked after Will go again and again Loved my Friday evening. Amazing place to go and spend the evening after work

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is hotel is nice especially on arrival as the outside looks very swanky. It is a little spooky feeling at times and lit very darkly as it is an old converted prison, but you get the feeling there is some serious history behind the place. For the expensive price for one night I thought the rooms would be a... More 

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Hexham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed a couple of weekends ago. Great room although a bit stuffy. No hot water first morning but we were given a discount on check out. Appalling breakfast service both morning. Plenty of staff all achieving nothing. Bar area poor. Very pleasant dinner but wine totally overpriced with a 250ml carafe costing £12.50, when just around the corner a... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Malmasion Oxford is indeed interesting. An old prison converted to a hotel ( where the series Porridge was filmed) whilst being very comfortable and clean a strange foreboding exists. Especially in the corridors. We enjoyed our stay at the Malmaison until it started raining in our room! ( broken air conditioning) the manager didn't charge us and was extremely... More 

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Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Julie G Thank you for taking the time to write your review following your stay here at Malmaison Oxford. I'm pleased to hear that your issue was dealt speedily and to your satisfaction. We continously aim to impove all areas of the business so appreciate your feedback. We hope that on your return to Oxford you try out Malmaison... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My 99 year old Mother was booked in for a family event but had to cancel at the last minute as she became unwell the day before staying. Although it was within 24 hours of arrival the staff were understanding and concerned and waived the late cancellation fee. They were courtesy itself and I will be staying there , as... More 

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Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford Castle, responded to this review

Dear BrandlerGalleries Thank you for taking the time to write your review on Malmaison Oxford. We hope you mum gets better soon and we look forward to welcoming you to the hotel! Kind Regards Emma Doré General Manager More 

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

I took my husband away for a weekend to Oxford and I chose to stay at Malmaison Oxford. I was concerned that the hotel wouldn't be like the photos but I wasn't disappointed at all, the styling and decor is stunning. Very Cool and very Quirky - the perfect place to take someone special somewhere special. The restaurant was good,... More 

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Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford Castle, responded to this review

Dear hannahwhiteuk Thank you for taking the time to write your review on Malmaison Oxford Castle. I am very pleased you and your husband had an enjoyable time while staying with us and also that you were able to try out our great restaurant and bar. Thank you for your recommnedation and we look forward to you returning to us... More 

Wymondham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let me get this out of the way straight away. Why did I title this review as I did yet only give it 4 stars? The main reason was the money we paid we expected a few things to be a bit different. Firstly, It was our wedding Anniversary and when I booked it I let the person know on... More 

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Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Kimbers24 Thank you for writing your review on Malmaison Oxford. I am very pleased that my team were able to reolsve any isues that you had throughout your stay. Feedback is very important to us so that we can continuously improve all aspects of our guests experiences. Thank you for your positive commnets in regards to the team, food... More 

Giarre, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The stay in the hotel was very pleasant. Personnel was very professional and accurate, and at the same time available to all needs and requests. The background and the atmosphere were so nice and comfortable. I have to thank my colleague in Oxford University to set my stay in that beautiful place.

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Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Francesco P Thank you for your amazing feedback on our hotel Malmaison Oxford. I am very pleased you had an a great stay and we hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Oxford! Kind Regards Emma Doré General Manager More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding hotel made even better by the history and architecture of the prison. The character makes this place. We had the superior cell room, which was fantastic. One thing to note, if you have the continental breakfast included, the menu at breakfast also has full cooked, eggs benedict etc, however it is not very clear that these are additional. So... More 

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Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Janet A Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Malmaison Oxford! It is great to hear that you had an outstanding overnight stay with us. We are very fortunate with the fantastic nature of our building and the history asscoiated with it makes for a memorable experience. I am pleased you had an enjoyable dinner... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited the hotel bar last week with a few friends who were visiting town. The bartender, Mark, was extremely courteous and although there were a few customers he made sure to make us feel welcome straight away, and when it was our turn to be served he recommended a great cocktail from the menu. After that round we were... More 

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Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Kennyadam Thnak you for your review on the Malmaison Oxford Bar. It is fantastic to hear such great feedback about the Malbar and about our great bartenders Mark and Alex! We hope to see you again soon Kind Regards Emma Doré General Manager More 

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