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Old Parsonage Hotel

1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Contactless check-in
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Updated 04/26/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 48 hotels in Oxford
Travelers' Choice
Ranked as one of the best hotels 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 hotel combines the original charm and character of the building with the very latest comfort, amenity and technology available today. The Parsonage Grill, 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Books, DVDs, music for children
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Parking garage
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Walking tours
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Czech, Polish
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Jeremy R wrote a review Dec 3
3 contributions1 helpful vote
A great place to base yourself for exploring everything Oxfordshire/Cotswolds has to offer. Hospitality and service was excellent and rooms were well appointed. Would recommend the food too, we very much enjoyed ourselves and will be back next time we’re in the area.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
lucygrogzz wrote a review Nov 2021
Monterrey, Mexico1 contribution
We were so happy during our stay! My parents and I stayed at the hotel because I had my graduation ceremony, when the hotel found out, they were kind enough to send us a bottle of champagne to celebrate. Also, we requested to have a meal at the restaurant twice without a reservation and the manager went above and beyond to find us a table despite being fully booked. The entire staff was super friendly and helpful. We are definitely coming back and fully recommend staying here!
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Date of stay: November 2021
Chris81AstonMagna wrote a review Nov 2021
Aston Magna4 contributions
Very impressed. The room was of a very high standard, great atmosphere in the communal areas. The curation of art and prints around the whole property is very impressive. Long time lover of Oxford, this is the perfect place to explore it from.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Chambesy wrote a review Nov 2021
Geneva, Switzerland569 contributions154 helpful votes
We dined at the Old Parsonage to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Booked a table at the last minute. Had a lovely evening. The menu offers a nice variety of vegetarian, fish, fowl and meat dishes. I won’t forget the “beet root hazelnut tartare”! Wine was good (we chose the Rioja). Deserts worth the extra effort ;-) Had a really great evening. Thank you. Hope to be back.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Delia K wrote a review Nov 2021
London, United Kingdom26 contributions10 helpful votes
The hotel is superb and tastefully designed, rooms are spacious and quaint and the staff was polite and friendly. Location is great too and we appreciated the on site free parking. We enjoyed the hotel's restaurant a couple of times during our short stay and we will definitely try the 4 o'clock tea experience next time. It looked soooo good! We truly loved our stay here. The service, the room, the food.. everything was perfect!
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Date of stay: November 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: If you are a light sleeper, ask for a room on the second floor
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Response from Camille Bourgois, Other at Old Parsonage Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you for such a glowing review of your recent stay with us. I am glad to hear you felt well look after throughout your visit to Oxford, and we certainly look forward to welcoming you back for afternoon tea ! Kindest regards, Camille Bourgois Front Office Manager
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Frequently Asked Questions about Old Parsonage Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Old Parsonage Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Oxford University Museum of Natural History (0.2 miles), University of Oxford (0.1 miles), and Pitt Rivers Museum (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Old Parsonage Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Old Parsonage Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Old Parsonage Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Old Parsonage Hotel?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Old Parsonage Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jude the Obscure, Pierre Victoire, and The Standard.
Is Old Parsonage Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Oxford.
Are any cleaning services offered at Old Parsonage Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Old Parsonage Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Polish, and Czech.
Are there any historical sites close to Old Parsonage Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Bodleian Library (0.5 miles), Oxford Castle & Prison (0.6 miles), and Sheldonian Theatre (0.4 miles).
Does Old Parsonage Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.