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Malmaison Oxford Castle

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife booked us a nights stay here as a birthday present for me. Absolutely awesome! The hotel is situated in the old Oxford Prison. Our room was in Cell Block A. Perfect! We stayed on the 3rd floor. The cell block has lounge areas on the ground floor and one at reception. The rooms are made up of 3... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here because hotel rooms in oxford are always at a premium and finding a dog friendly hotel of a really good standard is difficult. We went for a junior suite as we wanted extra space and a bit more luxury, so we had the Clink, which is a ground floor room, great for dog access in and out,... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic setting, quirky, unusual and very central for everything. The staff were wonderful, the room fantastic and very good value for money. A lot of luxury, clean, comforting, lovely huge, comfy bed and pillows. I'm picky about bathrooms and cleanliness but couldn't find a thing to complain about here as everything was squeaky clean and I had no problems with... More 

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

Dear Suzie S Thank you for taking the time to write your great review following your stay with us here at Malmaison Oxford. It is great to read you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your great feedback in regards to the housekeeping of your room. I will be sure to pass this onto our Head Housekeeper.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow....amazing venue. Converted prison and done beautifully. Fantastic location right next to the castle and surrounded by outdoor eating. Rooms are comfortable and clearly newly refurbed and ours was 3 cells becoming one room. The old visitors room was where the evening wedding reception was held. Nice for a small gathering. Buffet food could have been better at the do... More 

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

Dear Stellachristine Thank you for taking the time to write your review following your stay with us for a wedding with us here at Malmaison Oxford. It is great to read you enjoyed your stay with us and that you thoroughly enjoyed the surroundings. I am sorry you felt that the evening buffet did not meet your expectation. We do... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my wife in August for a one night. The room was fantastic - in the main prison part of the hotel. Such style. The way it has been converted is amazing. We ate in the restaurant in the evening and had a wonderful meal. Great food and great service. Although i've stayed here before with work,... More 

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

Dear TomLondonUK Thank you for taking the time to write your great review following your stay with us in August here at Malmaison Oxford. It is great to read you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your great feedback in regards to your dining experience. I will be sure to pass this onto our Head Chef and... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here as it was walking distance to a wedding we were attending. I was in a huge rush at check in but the receptionist insisted on us paying at check in despite me mentioning we were in a rush and asking to pay at check out. We then had to wait for someone to show us to our... More 

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

Dear hkm77 Thank you for taking the time to write your review following your stay at the hotel. I am very disappointed to read that we were not able to exceed your expectations during your stay on this occasion. I will be sure to share your feedback with my team. I do hope in the future we are able to... More 

Folkestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the malmaison last night, was a very interesting venue. Such a shame only one original prison cell to see. Rooms looked beautiful but mine was freezing half the night, then boiling the other half. Air conditioning kept coming on and off all night making awful noise. Room near lift so could hear people coming and going all night.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The visit is wonderful..the staff is very nice and welcoming. The tour guide was excellent..patient and very helpful..best time ever!!! It's a wonderful walking.through early English history. Perfect moment to.learn more

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After staying a night here... me and my partner were very happy with the room and hotel facilities. However, after we checked out in the morning. I realised, I had left my Red garnet earrings on the table in the room. I phoned straight to ask if they had been handed in. The receptionist said the cleaner were still in... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is located right in the centre of Oxford so if it is location you are after and nothing else, then this is the perfect place for you. Hotel had some character due to it being an old prison. It was clean and staff were reasonably friendly. When we arrived, the lift to their car park was broken. It... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're tired of doing hard time in run-of-the-mill hotels, it's a completely different story at our former gaol, Malmaison Oxford. Instead sip the coolest cocktails in the free world at MALBAR and enjoy an eclectic mix of classic dishes with a twist at the Brasserie, from freshly caught fish to the famous Mal Burger. Good behaviour will get you privileges like free Wi-Fi, drench showers, plasma TVs and and even toiletries that are just begging to be nabbed by light-fingered guests. This is one hotel in Oxford city centre where you'll be happy to get a long stretch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malmaison Oxford Castle

Address: 3 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $213 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Malmaison Oxford Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Malmaison Oxford Castle Hotel Oxford
Malmaison Hotel Oxford
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#5 Business Hotel in Oxford
#6 Luxury Hotel in Oxford
#9 Romantic Hotel in Oxford
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