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A glorious place to stay in Oxford

Discover the sparkling city of dreaming spires this summer at one of the best hotels in Oxford. We’re located very close to things to
do in the city. And, we’ve got some sensational offers just for you.

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Oxford Hotel Deals

Offers from our luxury hotel in Oxford

Champagne Package

Ultimate Champagne Package

Enjoy free champagne, chocolates, a hamper breakfast and late checkout.

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Celebrations Package

Celebrations Package

Celebrate like a VIP in our deluxe suite with courtyard garden, a VIP entrance to Oxford, champagne and hamper breakfast.

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Things to Do in Oxford During the Day

Our Oxford hotel’s spectacular recommendations

Embrace the summer sunshine and explore our favourite day-time activities.

Things to Do in Oxford In The Evening

Our Oxford hotel’s spectacular recommendations

Spend a summer night discovering the finest activities in the city.

Best places to eat in Oxford

Oxford is bursting with inspiring food choices.

Experience the best breakfast in Oxford without leaving the comfort of your hotel room, with a continental breakfast hamper. If you’re venturing further-a-field, discover The Handle Bar.

For a light lunch on a dazzlingly hot day, visit Opera Cafe for their famous Moroccan wraps. Another option is Happy Friday Kitchen, a radiant plant-based restaurant.

Enjoy a quintessentially British dish! For the best Afternoon Tea in Oxford, visit The Grand Café, the first coffee house in England. Or, sample sweet scones from Vaults & Garden.

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Best places to eat in Oxford
Best places to drink in Oxford

Best places to drink in Oxford

On a blissfully hot day, there’s nothing better than a good drink.

Mouth-watering milkshakes are a summer essential. Moo-Moo’s is famed for their weird and wonderful combinations. For a fruitier choice, head to Puggi Yoggi for a refreshing yoghurt drink.

Need a comforting cup of coffee? Admire local art with a warm drink at Art Café or enjoy a thick, Italian hot chocolate at The Missing Bean.

If you’d like something stronger, try a Bottomless Brunch option in Oxford like George Street Social. Alternatively, pair your brunch with a Bloody Mary at The Breakfast Club.

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Best ATTRACTIONS IN Oxford

Satisfy your sense of exploration in the city.

Punting is one of the most famed things to do in Oxford. Feel the summer breeze as you glide down the River Cherwell. Another outdoor activity is Oxford Botanic Garden, where you can feast your senses on fragrant flowers.

Shopping is a favourite activity of locals and tourists alike. Oxfam has some of the best charity shops in Oxford, especially because it was founded here. Bicester Village, a nearby shopping village, is also a marvellous attraction.

Step back in time to one of Oxford’s treasured museums. Discover dinosaurs and fossils at The Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Or, visit the UK’s first public museum, The Ashmolean Museum.

Are you looking for a day out near Oxford? Around 30 minutes away is Burford, a hidden gem bursting with beautiful architecture. Of course, London is also only an hour's train ride away.

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Best places to eat in Oxford

From relaxed eateries to up-market dining, Oxford has a radiant restaurant scene.

One of the most romantic restaurants in Oxford is The Folly, where you can combine a pre-dinner cruise with fine dining. And, for award-winning British cuisine, visit No.1 Ship Street.

Named after the celebrity chef Raymond Blanc, Brasserie Blanc serves a divine menu of French classics. Described as a ‘culinary voyage from Beirut to Marrakech’, Le Kesh is another dazzling restaurant.

Inspired by the food and drink of New York City, Dirty Bones is perfect for burgers, small plates and crispy chicken dishes. Alternatively, recline with a freshly made pizza and a pint at The White Rabbit.

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Best places to Drink in Oxford

Best places to Drink in Oxford

Oxford has a range of traditional pubs and new bars.

With its ever-changing cocktail menu, Angels is one of the best bars in Oxford. Offering a mix of in-house creations and local drinks, The Lighthouse is another brilliant bar.

Having previously welcomed customers such as CS Lewis and Stephen Hawking, Turf Tavern is one of the best Oxford pubs. A short evening stroll away is The Angel & Greyhound, which provides a tranquil courtyard garden.

The Varsity Club is a rooftop bar in Oxford, wonderful for watching a glorious summer sunset. Another open-air bar is Victors, which provides unrivalled views of the city.

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Best ATTRACTIONS IN Oxford

Explore the city's nightlife, before retiring to your luxury Oxford hotel room.

Step out on a summer evening for a spot of ghost hunting in one of the UK’s most haunted cities. There are plenty of walking tours in Oxford, if you’re brave enough to explore the city’s dark past.

Make your night unforgettable with a trip to the theatre. The New Theatre Oxford showcases performances from the West End, as well as concerts, opera, ballet and more.

Sandy’s Piano & Wine Bar is an elegant bar with live music most nights. Named after a character created in Oxford, The Mad Hatter also provides live music and entertainment each weekend.

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Stunning hotel, beautiful room and the service was incredible. Perfect in every way.

Tim, United Kingdom

A gem in central Oxford. I wouldn’t hesitate to book again.

Anita, United Kingdom

A wonderful boutique hotel in a brilliant location!

Sean, United Kingdom

Stunning hotel, beautiful room and the service was incredible. Perfect in every way.

Tim, United Kingdom

A gem in central Oxford. I wouldn’t hesitate to book again.

Anita, United Kingdom

A wonderful boutique hotel in a brilliant location!

Sean, United Kingdom

The Sounds of our Oxford Hotel

Our Oxford hotel’s summer Spotify playlists

Soak up summer in Oxford with our two Spotify playlists. Whether you're listening at sunset or sundown, our mesmerising music is the soundtrack to your city break.

The Sounds of our Hotel in Oxford
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