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Where to shop near our boutique hotel in oxford

Oxford has fast become a shopper’s paradise, especially with the recently opened Westgate Oxford shopping centre. Our boutique hotel in Oxford is the perfect base for a shopping trip, and here’s our handy guide to the best shops, from boutiques to high street favourites.

Westgate Oxford – For a Touch of Luxury

Opened in October 2017, Westgate Oxford is a brand new major shopping centre just a 5-minute walk from out boutique hotel in Oxford. With 800 000 sq. ft. of prestigious luxury brands and high street favourites, inventive and eclectic restaurants and cafes, a five-screen boutique cinema and a range of rooftop bars and dining, Westgate Oxford has everything you need under one roof and you can easily spend a day exploring here.

For more information visit their website.

Oxford Covered Market – For a Dash of History

This charming and historic market and the building it’s housed in dates back to the 1770’s and is just around the corner from our boutique hotel in Oxford. It’s a treasure trove of treats with over 40 traders selling everything from food to gifts, flowers to shoes, and of course plenty of clothes and jewellery too. You will find an eclectic range of items, perfect if you’re looking for a unique item for yourself or a quirky present for somebody else. The market is open from 8am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday, and 10am to 4pm on Sunday.

For more information visit their website.

Cowley Road – For a Pinch of Quirky

Cowley Road is the place to go if you’re looking for something to wear but you don’t want to look like everybody else! It may be known for its buzzing nightlife and bar scene, but Cowley Road is a delight during the day too, home to a diverse range of exciting small and local businesses. The Ballroom is home to racks and rows of gorgeous vintage clothes, whilst at the Bombay Emporium, you’ll find an old-school hippie vibe complete with rainbow coloured clothes and plenty of incense. Head to Indigo for stylish organic and Fairtrade clothing. Cowley Road is a firm favourite of the team at our boutique hotel in Oxford.

Vanbrugh House Hotel, a boutique hotel in Oxford, is ideally located in the centre of Oxford, near to the area’s top attractions, theatres and bars. To check availability, email us or call us on 01865 244 622.

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