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voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel

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Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4PS England
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#9 of 48 hotels in Oxford
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Finding an ideal quiet hotel in Oxford does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Oxford Spires Hotel, a nice option for travelers like you.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Magdalen College (0.8 mi) and University Church of St. Mary the Virgin (0.8 mi), guests of Oxford Spires can easily experience some of Oxford's most well known attractions.

As your “home away from home,” the hotel rooms offer a flat screen TV, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, room service, and a coffee shop while staying at Oxford Spires. In addition, Oxford Spires offers a pool and breakfast, which will help make your Oxford trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is parking available to guests.

Oxford has plenty of Indian restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Cosmo Oxford, Yeti Nepalese Restaurant, and Cinnamon Kitchen Oxford, which are serving up some great dishes.

If you are interested in exploring Oxford, check out a natural history museum, such as Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

Oxford Spires Hotel looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Oxford.

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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Parking
Wifi
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Steam room
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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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Park View
Languages Spoken
English
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MarpleTraveller wrote a review Oct 16
Marple, United Kingdom1090 contributions269 helpful votes
The best bit of this hotel is the location. A 20 minute walk along the river from the city centre. The rooms are great, very comfortable with good quality facilities. The service in the rooms is excellent. The problem with the hotel is the food and drink service. The restaurant menu is limited, the service is chaotic especially when busy and definitely not consistent. Having said that when the food arrives it is good, and there are interesting dishes available. Breakfast is a better experience than dinner, there are plenty of choices on the buffet which is refreshed regularly.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Parking is plentiful but charged at £10 a night for residents.
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Tracy G wrote a review Oct 14
Tetbury, United Kingdom10 contributions4 helpful votes
Wonderful hotel ideally situated for mini break in Oxford 10 min walk to historic city 1 min walk to river ample car park . The hotel is beautiful we had a standard room and it was large and beautifully furnished, very comfy bed , breakfast and evening meal very nice
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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happysun4 wrote a review Oct 12
Essex, United Kingdom49 contributions41 helpful votes
Visited with my Hubby for 2nights at the weekend. On arrival the receptionist was very welcoming. Check in was quick. On walking through the hotel to our room we acknowledged how clean the hotel was and our room was the same. Very comfortable and clean. Our meal in the hotel restaurant was lovely. It was very organised and our server was delightful. We both enjoyed our meals and I have to say the salted caramel tart with ice cream was one of the best deserts I’ve had. We had a great day shopping at Bicester village which is around 25 min away. On our second night we went out for dinner and the hotel taxi drove us to the restaurant and picked us up a few hours later. He was very nice and professional. The breakfast at the hotel was nice although it would have been nice to have porridge on the menu. All in all a very enjoyable stay. We will definitely return.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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piggies06 wrote a review Oct 3
Chatham, United Kingdom73 contributions22 helpful votes
When we were arrived the car park was nearly full. We managed to squeze into a space at the back of the hotel, there was a short cut to reception. We arrived early, our room was ready. Receptionist could have been a bit more welcoming. I think we must have been in a room furthest away from reception. Once we found it, it was lovely. Plenty of space not to feel on top of each other. It was spotless. Only used the bar once, had no problem with service. Breakfast was your usual buffet, tea and coffee are brought to your table. I had an issue with a dirty cup, which was rectified staight away. We were told at check in breakfast was from 6:30, we just assumed that was the weekend as well. So we had to go back to the room until it was open. Not the only ones it happened to. Lovely walk along the Thamas path from the back of the hotel. Will say walking from our room to reception/bar/restaurant, there was a strong smell of smoke in one of the corridors. Not sure if they were smoking rooms. We would stay again
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Storyteller826876 wrote a review Sep 2021
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We booked for our anniversary and wanted a nice getaway from London. However we weren't told that they were having filming done in the lobby which made it extremely uncomfortable to walk around or go into the breakfast area. Furthermore we were not told that they were having building works done on our floor which again was a huge disturbance especially as they started so early. A little heads up would of been greatly appreciated. Room was clean and the staff were friendly, just the courtesy email in advance would of sufficed.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$128 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
oxford spires 4 pillars hotel
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Principal Oxford Spires Hotel
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
181
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Frequently Asked Questions about voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel
Which popular attractions are close to voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel?
Nearby attractions include Christ Church Meadow (0.7 miles), Christ Church (0.7 miles), and Alice’s Shop (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and paid public parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spiced Roots, Hubble And Home, and Oli's Thai.
Are there opportunities to exercise at voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Is voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Oxford.
Are any cleaning services offered at voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Bodleian Library (0.9 miles), Oxford Castle & Prison (0.9 miles), and Sheldonian Theatre (1.0 miles).
Does voco Oxford Spires, an IHG hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the park view available here.