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The Head of the River

Hotel Class
4 out of 5
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Reviews

4.2 / 5Very Good
356 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Christ Church College
    5 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Carfax Tower
    8 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Café Loco
    3 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Paul
    8 min walk
  • Airport
    Oxford (OXF)
    14 min drive

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1800 809 285

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    About this area

    Oxford

    Located in Oxford's Oxford City Centre neighbourhood, The Head of the River is in the city centre and on the waterfront. Ashmolean Museum and Oxford University Museum of Natural History are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include University Church of St Mary the Virgin and Radcliffe Camera. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Oxford Ice Rink or Iffley Road Track. Our guests appreciate the inn's location for the sightseeing.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Christ Church College - 5 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Carfax Tower - 8 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Covered Market - 10 min walk
    • Popular Location
      University Church of St Mary the Virgin - 12 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Oxford Castle - 12 min walk

    Getting around

    • Oxford Station - 17 min walk
    • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 58 min drive

    Restaurants

    • The Head of the River — 1 min walk
    • Café Loco — 3 min walk
    • Paul — 8 min walk
    • Chiang Mai Kitchen — 9 min walk
    • Burger King — 9 min walk

    About this property

    The Head of the River

    This smoke-free inn features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. All 20 rooms offer free WiFi, espresso makers and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, hairdryers and showers.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    • No on-site parking available

    Food and drink

    • English breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–11 AM: GBP 11.5 per person
    • 1 restaurant
    • 1 bar

    Family friendly

    • Free cots/infant beds

    Guest services

    • Daily housekeeping
    • Front desk (limited hours)

    Languages spoken

    • English

    Outdoors

    • Garden
    • Terrace

    More

    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    • Free cots/infant beds

    Bathroom

    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer
    • Shower

    Entertainment

    • digital channels
    • flat-screen TV

    Food and drink

    • Espresso maker
    • Free bottled water

    More

    • Iron/ironing board (on request)
    • Phone

    Nearby activities

    Where to eat

    • The Head of the River – Pub offering British cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner.
    4.2

    Very Good

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    2 - Mediocre
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    4.5
    Cleanliness
    4.3
    Service and Staff
    4.3
    Amenities
    4.1
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Away yet central

    This is the best place to stay in Oxford; within walking distance to everything but also removed from "the madding crowd".

    Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Lovely place, great location, friendly staff. We had a very nice stay.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 5 nights in Oct. 2019

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