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Review of Oxford City Stars

Oxford City Stars
Ranked #97 of 177 things to do in Oxford
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Oxford City Stars, Oxford's Premier Ice Hockey team playing in the NIHL1. Take a look at our website for the next home game and come and see the fastest team sport in the world take place in the heart of Oxford. Guaranteed to leave you impressed and catch the hockey bug which is currently winning the hearts of Oxford. Sunday night in Oxford is now "Hockey night in Oxford".
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children
Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Utter rubbish. Dont book on Groupon, it says that its available for any session but its not, 10am only!!!!

Visited May 2013
2 Thank Kelly H
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Cheap few hours out, great fun, staff very friendly!”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Me and and my family go to the rink at least once a month, great value for the money, cafe overlooking the rink to see all that is going on however a little pricey. If you fall over on the ice the stewards are straight over to see if you are ok and to help you back up. The skates are free to hire or you can bring your own. But for some odd reason they wont allow ice hockey skates on a Tuesday! Only down side is if you just want to watch you have to pay a full skaters admission, however if you have children under 16 then adults who dont want to skate have to pay £1.75 to enter the premises. Overall great few hours out the house!

Visited March 2013
1 Thank ThemeParkMad12
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Too Busy!!”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

A group of 6 of us went there last weekend, we got there for 1pm and it was so busy meaning it was hard to skate, once people started to leave it was better. Would probably go to Milton Keynes next time as we are based in the middle and from what i remember Milton Keynes is bigger!

Visited March 2013
2 Thank HT1990
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Some thing different to do in Oxford”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

Went to Oxford Ice rink with my sons and a friend and her son, who hadn't been skating before.
We all had a dodgy first circle holding on to the side of the rink, then gradually one by one we built up our confidence and let go . The boys enjoyed the music , and as they became more confident it helped them with their movements.
There were stewards there to help people who had fallen so no one was on the ice for long, younger children had plastic penguins to push , a bit like a plastic ice zimmer frame.
The cost to get in for two adults and three children was £25.80 which I thought was good value for money and cheaper than going for a swim locally. We took refreshments with us , but there was a cafe. Lockers were 20 pence and easy to use. The session was 2 hours long but we were worn out after an hour and half

Visited February 2013
1 Thank Lisa K
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“I'm going there regularly”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

It's a great way to exercise, the admission price is reasonable and it includes the skates (the parking is extremely expensive though). During weekdays it is not very crowded so I'd definitelly recommend it.

Visited January 2013
2 Thank Picatura
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