Vanbrugh House



22 of the most charming Oxford hotel bedrooms…

Feel at home in our stylish and individually designed rooms.

Being a Grade II listed building of historical significance, renovations cannot always be carried out in order to preserve the original structure. Expect unique quirks, such as creaky floorboards, narrow corridors and original features which all add to the charm and homely feel of our quintessentially English hotel.

Throughout our boutique rooms and suites, our designer has selected a luxurious palette of subtle greys and whites, complemented with pops of colour and a mix of modern and traditional furniture.

Our beds are dressed in premier cotton linen to ensure a relaxing night’s sleep. And, as with most of our furniture, our bedframes were handmade in England to a bespoke specification.

Each room is named after a historical character or significant location related to Oxford’s fascinating past, with the backstory displayed on the bedroom wall. Our bespoke style is finely tuned with careful attention to detail, technology and round-the-clock service, so you can have the perfect luxury staycation in Oxford.

Enhance your stay with our Breakfast Hamper, a basket filled with your choice from our selection of continental items from cured meats, creamy cheeses, and pastries to name a few, enjoy with a freshly brewed coffee or tea and juices. The hamper will be delivered for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own room.

We don’t offer overnight parking on site, please refer to our FAQs page for full parking details.

*Please note, booking 4 or more rooms at this hotel will be classed as a group, additional terms and conditions will apply. You may be asked to pay a deposit or sign a group agreement based on when your reservations are for.

Vicarage Suite

Our comfortable and stylish Vicarage Suite comes with its own city garden – the perfect place to escape and unwind.


Superior Twin Rooms

We have 3 Twin Rooms perfect experience to share a city break in Oxford.


Superior Double Rooms

We have 5 Superior Double Rooms, each with its own unique character and style.


Standard Accessible Room

Located on the ground floor, The Safe Room is ideal for guests with limited mobility.


Standard Double Rooms

Ideal for couples and friends looking to stay in the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’.


Single Room

Our standard single offers the perfect space for the solo traveller.





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