Sir John Vanbrugh

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Sir John Vanbrugh Suite at our Boutique Hotel in Oxford 

The Sir John Vanbrugh Suite is named after the architect and dramatist who designed Blenheim Palace, and the Oxford hotel’s namesake.

Offering all the facilities of the superior room, this Suite also boasts a luxurious roll top bath, rainfall shower and a comfortable seating area for you to relax and prepare for the day ahead.

  • Sir John Vanbrugh Suite
  • Sir John Vanbrugh Suite

This eponymously named suite boasts a luxurious roll top bath to sink into after a long day, revitalising rainfall shower and a sumptuous additional seating area to enjoy a relaxing cup of tea and prepare for the day ahead.

At night, tuck into your delightful English hand-crafted queen-size bed fully equipped with fine Egyptian cotton sheets and light fluffy pillows to help you relax.

Located on the ground floor of the boutique hotel in Oxford, this magnificent Suite was designed to honour the hotel’s namesake, Sir John Vanbrugh.

Sir John Vanbrugh was a phenomenal country-house architect in the early 18th century. He was responsible for Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard, the two greatest commissions of the time.

A creative and ambitious designer, he characteristically worked in a boldly abstracted classical style influenced by European Baroque architecture. He is thought to have partly designed our Oxford hotel and his influence can be seen throughout.


The Sir John Vanbrugh Suite at our luxury hotel in Oxford offers the following little touches of luxury:

  • Complimentary soft drink & snack mini bar with fresh milk to refresh before you explore Oxford.
  • Tea making facilities with our favourite brand Tea Pigs
  • In room, safe, and iron & ironing board, the holiday essentials
  • Smart TV to flick through your favourite programmes
  • Powerful rainfall shower with Spa-inspired toiletries
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi throughout
  • Umbrellas in case of rainy days
  • Extra blankets for added comfort
  • Hairdryers

My husband and I came to Oxford to celebrate our wedding anniversary. From the moment we arrived at the hotel all staff were very accommodating and friendly. We were given a welcome drink to celebrate our anniversary as well as a lovely card- a really nice touch especially given that it was so long ago since I'd mentioned it in our booking!

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