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“2 November 2013, Room 207”
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Royal Oxford Hotel
Ranked #14 of 44 Hotels in Oxford
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
“2 November 2013, Room 207”
Reviewed November 4, 2013

Good but very busy location on road junction - double glazed so not so noisy as long as keep windows shut. Reception staff friendly & efficient. Room and en-suit good size,well equipped and clean. Breakfast facilities very average in Korean restaurant - not recommended.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

I travel extensively for work and the Royal Oxford is one of my very top favourite hotels. Superbly comfortable beds, spotlessly clean rooms, and highly attentive staff who are without exception extraordinarily helpful. Other reviewers have commented that the rooms are "drab," "basic," or in need of a makeover - I find them completely in keeping with the age and style of the hotel, and frankly I come to a hotel to unwind and to sleep, not look at the paintings on the wall. Have stayed here twice now and would recommend it without hesitation.

Room Tip: Ask for a quiet room - they will accommodate the request if they can.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

For anyone staying in Oxford and arriving by train this is an ideal place to stay. Clean and comfy rooms and bathroom. What more could you ask for? Excellent position for walking around colleges and shops


  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Ryde, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

The staff were friendly and very helpful. Room very comfortable and clean. Little touches like fruit made us feel very welcome.
The location is perfect for a sightseeing trip to Oxford as close to transport and easy walking distance from the centre of Oxford.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2013

A small hotel, well situated within walking distance of the Central Bust Station and downtown, Royal Oxford is a reasonable alternative to higher priced hotels in Oxford. The staff is very accommodating, rooms are small and inelegantly furnished, but the overall result is a good deal. Note that there is no lift.

Room Tip: Go higher to avoid street noise, but be aware there is no lift.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Peopleton, Worcestershire
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Reviewed October 27, 2013

The hotel was convenient for our stay, the room and bathroom were both clean and of a good size. However, we thought that for a room only, it was expensive, although we realise that Oxford is an expensive place to stay.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

If you are traveling the Royal Oxford is perfectly situated within easy walking distance of both the train station and the central bus station. But be aware, it has no elevator so if you don't travel light you will face a work out. Having said that the front desk staff were most helpful in helping to carry luggage up and down the stairs. Rooms are clean, comfortable and well furnished. The daily paper, hot beverage selection, biscuits and fresh fruit are a welcome touch. The hotel is within a 10 minute walk of the center of old town Oxford and there is a wide range of restaurants within a 10 minute radius of the hotel. The hotel is right at the intersection of several main thoroughfares and near a number of clubs but double glazed windows kept noise to a minimum. We would not recommend the breakfast. There are much better options close by.

Room Tip: If you can not travel light ask for a room on the first floor.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Royal Oxford Hotel

Property: Royal Oxford Hotel
Address: Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Oxford
#10 Romantic Hotel in Oxford
#12 Business Hotel in Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Oxford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fully air-conditioned hotel located in the city centre of Oxford. Walking distance to Oxford attractions. ... more   less 
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