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A CHRISTMAS GETAWAY IN THE CITY OF DREAMING SPIRES AT OUR OXFORD HOTEL

The weather is getting colder and the nights and mornings are getting darker, which means Christmas is fast approaching. Our boutique hotel in Oxford shares its top tips for what’s on this festive season in the city of dreaming spires.

 

Be dazzled by Oxford’s Christmas Light Festival

This annual Oxford tradition takes place this year from 17th to 19th November, perfect for kicking off the Christmas festivities. Marvel at the sound and light installations scattered across the city and enjoy live music, dancing and lots of free activities in venues across the city. Make sure you catch the stunning lantern parade passing near our Oxford hotel. For more information visit www.oxfordschristmas.com

This annual Oxford tradition takes place this year from 17th to 19th November, perfect for kicking off the Christmas festivities. Marvel at the sound and light installations scattered across the city and enjoy live music, dancing and lots of free activities in venues across the city. Make sure you catch the stunning lantern parade passing near our Oxford hotel. For more information visit www.oxfordschristmas.com

Experience Blenheim Palace like never before

‘Christmas at Blenheim’ returns for 2017 from 24th November to 1st January 2018. The Formal Gardens will light up for an unforgettable after-dark festive trail of light. Explore the scented Fire Garden, adorned with lanterns and a circular carpet of dancing flames, discover Christmas trees that sing and marvel at the lake aglow with brightly-lit boats. This event is not to be missed and our Oxford hotel can help arrange transport to Blenheim Palace for you. For more information visit www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/christmas-at-blenheim

‘Christmas at Blenheim’ returns for 2017 from 24th November to 1st January 2018. The Formal Gardens will light up for an unforgettable after-dark festive trail of light. Explore the scented Fire Garden, adorned with lanterns and a circular carpet of dancing flames, discover Christmas trees that sing and marvel at the lake aglow with brightly-lit boats. This event is not to be missed and our Oxford hotel can help arrange transport to Blenheim Palace for you. For more information visit www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/christmas-at-blenheim

Don’t miss the Christmas Markets

The smell of mulled wine, the sound of carols, the taste of delicious Christmas treats - nothing quite gets you in the festive spirit like a Christmas market. From 7th to 17th December, head to Broad Street just a short walk from our hotel in Oxford to discover countless charming stalls filled with Christmas food, drinks and gifts. Don’t forget to wrap up warm! For more information visit www.oxfordchristmasmarket.co.uk

The smell of mulled wine, the sound of carols, the taste of delicious Christmas treats - nothing quite gets you in the festive spirit like a Christmas market. From 7th to 17th December, head to Broad Street just a short walk from our hotel in Oxford to discover countless charming stalls filled with Christmas food, drinks and gifts. Don’t forget to wrap up warm! For more information visit www.oxfordchristmasmarket.co.uk

Vanbrugh House Hotel, a boutique hotel in Oxford, is ideally located in the centre of Oxford, near to the area’s top attractions. To check availability, contact the Oxford hotel team on info@vanbrughhousehotel.co.uk or 01865 244 622.

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Vanbrugh House Hotel Reviews

Clare,

Melbourne, Australia

Lovely hotel in a wonderful central location. We could easily walk to most places of interest with many restaurants. We had booked a superior double, which was on the second floor and quiet as requested.

The staff were happy to help with our luggage. Standard of room excellent with a lovely bathroom and walk in shower.

Assistance pleasantly provided by helpful staff - good restaurants, parking, ice, taxis etc. Good breakfast choice included in tariff. Loved our stay and would certainly return.


Graham,

Salisbury

The experience was superb from start to finish. Lovely deluxe room with private garden. Excellent for a special treat. The hotel is in a great location and Oxford has plenty of lovely coffee shops and restaurants to keep you nourished.


Adrianne,

Hong Kong

The hotel suite is very nice and spacious. We love every detail in the room, especially the shower in the bathroom! The complimentary breakfast is also very good with nice service! Definitely will stay over again if we come back to Oxford!


Kate,

London

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 kindly given a room that required no steps (The Sir John Vanbrugh Suite) given that I am heavily pregnant. In addition, 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!

Breakfast the next morning was fantastic - really fresh ingredients and friendly staff. The location of the hotel is excellent. We used the park and ride option for parking which really was very easy and much cheaper than the multi storey.

Our room looked out onto the main street but noise definitely wasn't a problem. The best part of the room was either the very comfy bed or the enormous bath! Thanks to all staff for making our stay so relaxing and enjoyable!


Luna,

Hong Kong

I recently spent one night at Oxford and since I'm not driving and I plan to take the train, I want to stay in a decent hotel at the city centre and close to train station. Vanbrugh House Hotel ticks all of the above.

Staff are super helpful and friendly, I arrived on the day with big snow and my train was cancelled so I have to get off at Didcot Parkway and take a bus. By the time I arrived, it was only 12 noon but the staff kindly check me in early. They also helped carried the luggage (together with me, of course) to go up the stairs.

The hotel was recently renovated and positioned as a boutique hotel, the size of the room is very okay as I'm travelling sole and it's very comfortable. Shower facilities are great so as the washroom amenities are very high quality. Breakfast, traditional English breakfast with unlimited cereal plus toasts was excellent. Would definitely stay here again.


Leo,

New York

Our stay at the Vanbrugh House Hotel was enjoyable. The hotel is located in the centre of Oxford, giving us the opportunity to explore Oxford right outside the front door. The staff were very helpful and courteous, and after a day of touring it was relaxing to have a glass of wine at the hotel.


Jan,

Princes Risborough

What a fabulous hotel. The staff, location and rooms are excellent. The staff couldn't do enough to help and were very welcoming. Location is perfect for the Theatre, the new Westgate shopping centre and plenty of restaurant within a very short walk.

The rooms are beautiful and very clean. Loved the fact that anything in the rooms fridge was complimentary.


Donna,

Bedford

Beautiful hotel in the centre of Oxford, great location with everything nearby, but very peaceful and quiet. The room was gorgeous, the staff very friendly and helpful. Great food and spotless rooms. Thoroughly recommended and we'll definitely be returning.


Anna,

Poland

I love luxury stays with family and this hotel is perfect. Rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. Our kids had a very enjoyable time there. Staff are very nice and they helped us with how to organise free time for our kids. Highly recommended!


Cat,

Mount Prospect, Illinois

Nice little boutique hotel, centrally located in a quiet area. Complimentary snacks, tea, coffee in room. Comfy beds and best bonus was Mustafa from the front desk staff. He was most ready and willing to help with any request, and at all times with a very friendly and a happy personality.

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