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Boutique Hotels & Resorts in Oxford

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Best Oxford Boutique Hotels

The Oxford Townhouse
3 out of 5
88-90 Abingdon Road, Oxford, England
The price is AU$226 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (356 reviews)

"Visited in Feburary during Storm Ciara. Was warm and cosy. Loved the floor lights in the bathroom and the well stock coffee tray options. Perefct location for visiting the town. Peaceful neighbour hood"…"

Reviewed on 23 May 2020

The Oxford Townhouse
The Old Parsonage Hotel
4 out of 5
1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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The price is AU$434 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (471 reviews)
Spontaneous visit.

"Beautiful little hotel very close to the city centre. Rooms are small but perfectly formed. Restaurant lovely and the food is excellent."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

The Old Parsonage Hotel
Malmaison Oxford
4 out of 5
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford, England
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Excellent service. Brilliant staff. Would highly recommend this beautiful historical prison hotel. Amazing experience can’t wait to have my Xmas visit here. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul. 2020

Malmaison Oxford
The Head of the River
4 out of 5
Folly Bridge, St. Aldates, Oxford, England
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The price is AU$218 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (380 reviews)

"Super setting on the river with lovely walks. Short walking distance to centre and main attractions. Excellent food and breakfasts. Friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are lovely, clean, warm and very comfortable. Hotel was quite as it's February."…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb. 2020

The Head of the River
Vanbrugh House Hotel
4 out of 5
20-24 St Michaels Street, Oxford, England
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The price is AU$168 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (383 reviews)

"Just off the High Street, nice and quiet. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Went to drop our bags off in the morning so we didn't have to carry them around til check in at 3pm and as our room was already ready they let us check in early. Continental breakfast, not to our taste but had plenty ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2020

Vanbrugh House Hotel
Hawkwell House Hotel Oxford by Accor
4 out of 5
Church Way, Iffley Village, Oxford, England
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4/5Very Good! (773 reviews)
Great location and very comfortable

"Lovely hotel but could do with a little tlc in places. Having said that it didn't spoil our break what so ever. Very comfortable and great location"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Hawkwell House Hotel Oxford by Accor
The Buttery
4 out of 5
11-12 Broad Street, Oxford, England
The price is AU$113 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (920 reviews)

"My room which was tastefully furnished had a fabulous view of Balliol's Victorian Gothic facade. One thing to be aware of is that the hotel is accessed through very narrow winding stairs--no handicapped access, but the staff were very helpful carrying my bags up and dow."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

The Buttery
Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel
4 out of 5
73 High Street, Oxford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$161 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (671 reviews)
Business/family stay.

"The hotel is practically in the city centre which is very convenient, it is nice, the lounge and restaurant are really cosy and pleasant, the staff are kind and effective, the room is fine and the bed very comfortable!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel
Crazy Bear
5 out of 5
Bear Lane, Stadhampton, Oxford, England
The price is AU$354 per night
3.6/5Good! (80 reviews)

"Crazy Bear is a hotel that uniquely different. Bohemian style rooms some with cooper baths next to the bed. Great for couples 😉"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2020

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Where Should I Stay in Oxford?

Looking for a quaint place to stay for your visit to Oxford? If you want to find a smaller hotel with outstanding service, a personal feel, and good ambiance, a boutique hotel may be exactly what you're looking for. Choose from 10 boutique-style accommodation options in Oxford to find a property that characterises the local flavour of this destination.

Guests say they appreciate these boutique accommodation options in Oxford:

The Buttery: 4-star guesthouse with 16 guestrooms. Enjoy the restaurant, free WiFi and lobby fireplace. Popular with our guests for its walkable location and clean rooms.

The Head of the River: 4-star inn with 20 guestrooms. This property offers a restaurant, a bar and a garden. Expedia travellers like its comfortable rooms and nearby public transport.

Crazy Bear: 5-star guesthouse with 16 guestrooms. Take advantage of this property's 2 restaurants, bar and spa services.

Old Bank Hotel: 4.5-star hotel with 42 guestrooms. Provides guests with a restaurant, a bar and free parking. Reviews say the room service and walkable location are noteworthy.

The Oxford Townhouse: 3-star B&B with 14 guestrooms. Guests can enjoy amenities such as free breakfast, free parking and free WiFi. Expedia travellers like the central location and comfortable rooms.

What Should I See and Do in Oxford?

After you've decided where you'd like to stay in historic Oxford, plan what to do for fun on your holiday. The theatre, museums and gardens are just some of the things to enjoy while you're in the area.

Oxford is also known for its:
  • University life
  • Churches
  • Architecture

While you're out and about in Oxford, popular attractions like Bicester Village, Covered Market and Sheldonian Theatre are worth a visit. While you're here, make sure you don't miss Radcliffe Camera, University Church of St Mary the Virgin and Ashmolean Museum.

When Should I Plan a Trip to Oxford?

If you're wondering about the local weather, you can use this info to plan your escape to Oxford:

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°C
  • Coldest months: February, January, December and March, with an average temperature of 1°C
  • Driest months: March, August, July and June, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, December, January and November, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

Getting around Oxford

The closest major airport is in Oxford (OXF), which is located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the heart of the city, but London (LTN-Luton) may also be an option. If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at Oxford Station.

Frequently asked questions

Searching for a stylish place to stay for your visit to Oxford?
A boutique hotel may be just what you’re looking for if you enjoy smaller hotels with quality service and good atmosphere. Select from 10 boutique accommodation options in Oxford to find a property that represents the local feel of this area.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Oxford?
Malmaison Oxford is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Vanbrugh House Hotel and Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's there to see and do in Oxford?
The theatre, museums and gardens are just some of the things to enjoy while you’re in the area. Favorite activities and sights around Oxford include Blenheim Palace, Bicester Village and New Theatre Oxford. You might also want to see interesting spots such as Bodleian Library, Ashmolean Museum and Oxford Castle during your trip.
What's the weather like in Oxford?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 4°C. Average annual rainfall for Oxford is 853 mm.
How can I get around Oxford?
The nearest major airport is in Oxford (OXF), which is located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the heart of the city, but London (LHR-Heathrow) may also be an option. If you want to explore the larger area, take a train from Oxford Station.

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