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Old Parsonage Hotel

#3 of 44 Hotels in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
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1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my eldest daughter for one night on the hottest days of the year so far. The hotel is ideally situated for exploring Oxford and ideal for popping back for a rest or a shower. The room was smallish but beautifully decorated and furnished and the bathroom was well equipped with excellent plumbing. The staff were friendly... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hi Rankinfoodie here. This is my idea of a good hotel. Small, old building but great modern design inside. We splashed out and booked a suite. Great attention to detail in the room. My only complaint would be the minimalist storage space and a bath too long for short people. Very unobtrusive but attentive staff. Good small bar, lunch, afternoon... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent one night at this lovely Hotel. The rooms are clean, comfortable and beautifully designed. Not too large but just about right. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed as well an excellent lunch and dinner there. The Dover sole is outstanding.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for our golden wedding anniversary!! A pricey hotel,. We spent 3 nights here but though they knew it was our golden wedding anniversary we did not feel very special. The staff were friendly and helpful in every way But I feel this hotel is overpriced! The narrow stairs cd b a problem fr seniors but the staff will... More 

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San Diego, California
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic hotel yet our guestroom was tastefully decorated with attention to modern British detail.A truly special first floor library with Terrace was added recently. So happy we ordered breakfast room service because it was a delight to sit in the linen ropes and eat off the finest china! Antique bikes are available for guests to use and were a fun... More 

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much. You paint a very tempting portrait of a luxurious stay at the Old Parsonage. It's very telling that this review even makes me want to spend a leisurely few days here! You will have to return to us in the summertime - the perfect opportunity to make use of our umbrellas... Kind regards Toby More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful old hostelry in Oxford city centre near to all historical attractions and academic institutions. Very comfortable rooms and very welcoming staff. Restaurant is very good also but be sure to book beforehand as it is very popular. Highly recommended.

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay! A very good word to the wise there - our restaurant is a very popular choice in Oxford and we do recommend booking in advance. We do hope we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back to the Old Parsonage. Kind regards Toby More 

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132 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had afternoon tea here recently for the second time and it remains excellent. Lovely old building, good quality food, nice staff, we didn't feel rushed at all. Highly recommended. Easy parking in the road opposite if the hotel car park is full.

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Afternoon Tea is a wonderful tradition and the Old Parsonage is THE place to take tea! We do recommend booking in advance, especially at weekends. What better place to enjoy tea than on our wisteria clad terrace, beneath the blue skies and endless sunshine we enjoy throughout the British Summer?! (We do also have an awning,... More 

Singapore
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108 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 5 stayed here for a night in June. We had 2 rooms with the 3 kids in a larger one. unfortunately the rooms weren't inter connecting nor were they next to each other but that was fine.it's a little out of the main thoroughfare but it's not a long walk into the main city centre. The free... More 

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your time here. Availability of interconnecting rooms is limited at the Old Parsonage and we do always endeavour to keep families close together, whenever the availability of room categories allows. We are mindful of the need to keep... More 

Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at the Old Parsonage Hotel in June. We arrived in the rain before the room was ready, borrowed an umbrella, and headed out to explore Oxford. The hotel called when the room was ready, and we headed back to relax and enjoy the luxurious room and wonderful bath. We'll stay there again when we visit... More 

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback! So pleased to hear about your enjoyable stay. Umbrellas are an essential for the British Summer, so we always keep a plentiful supply at Reception. Delighted to learn that the Old Parsonage is your intended destination when next in Oxford - we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Toby More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Old Parsonage Hotel with my family, my wife and my daughter. We were there around 6 pm and we were quite tired traveling from Istanbul. I thought it is a nice Hotel. But I had one of the worst experience in my life. I requested an extra bed for my daughter. The responsible person in the... More 

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

It appears your recollection of events differs from the truth. You had reserved a Superior Deluxe Double room for 2 people. We were not made aware you were travelling as a family; had you advised us, we would have been able to provide a suitable room and advise you of the modest supplement for providing an extra bed. Lovely though... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ranked as the best hotel in Oxford, the 17th century Old Parsonage is situated in the heart of this historic city at the end of the beautiful boulevard St Giles. The recently completed restoration combines the original charm and character of the building with the very latest comfort, amenity and technology available today. The Old Parsonage restaurant and bar, famous for its intimate, bohemian, clubby atmosphere, serves classic British food with a modern, light touch. Open every day of the year, breakfast, lunch, dinner and our famous afternoon teas can be enjoyed in the company of Oxford's academic and literary elite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Parsonage Hotel

Address: 1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $283 - $552 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Parsonage Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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