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Flat-screen TV
Minibar, individually decorated, desk, laptop workspace
Minibar, individually decorated, desk, laptop workspace
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The Oxbow Hotel

3 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
  • Contactless check-out

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPablo Center at the Confluence6 min walk
    Popular LocationSchlegelmilch-McDaniel House8 min walk
    Popular LocationGrand Little Theater11 min walk
    AirportEau Claire, WI (EAU-Chippewa Valley Regional)8 min drive

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King Suite Deluxe

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Queen Patio Room

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

King Suite

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Queen Studio

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Queen Suite ADA

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Queen Suite

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed

King Balcony Room

  • 2594 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Queen Patio Room ADA

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Eau Claire

Located in Eau Claire, The Oxbow Hotel is in the city center. Lake Hallie Golf Course and Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Half Moon Beach and Carson Park. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pablo Center at the Confluence - 6 min walk
  • Schlegelmilch-McDaniel House - 8 min walk
  • Grand Little Theater - 11 min walk
  • Mayo Clinic Health System - 17 min walk
  • Mayo Hospital - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportEau Claire, WI (EAU-Chippewa Valley Regional) - 8 min drive


  • Livery Restaurant aka Cowtown Saloon — 3 min walk
  • Stones Throw Bar — 4 min walk
  • Wigwam Tavern — 5 min walk
  • Stella Blues — 5 min walk
  • The Plus — 6 min walk
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About this property

The Oxbow Hotel

3-star Eau Claire hotel in Downtown Eau Claire, near University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk. All 30 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. Guests will also find flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, and room service.
The Oxbow Hotel offers 30 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee weekends 7:00 AM–1:00 PM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room


  • Picnic area


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated entire property - September 2016
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from March 23 2020 to March 31 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night
2 per room (up to 50 lbs)
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Oxbow Hotel Eau Claire
Oxbow Hotel
Oxbow Eau Claire
The Oxbow Hotel Hotel
The Oxbow Hotel Eau Claire
The Oxbow Hotel Hotel Eau Claire

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Oxbow Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Oxbow Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Oxbow Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Oxbow Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows pets (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 50 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night.
How much is parking at The Oxbow Hotel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Oxbow Hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at The Oxbow Hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is The Oxbow Hotel located?
Located in Downtown Eau Claire, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Children's Museum and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Pablo Center at the Confluence and Schlegelmilch-McDaniel House are also within 10 minutes.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 278 out of 394 reviews
5 - Excellent 71%
Rating 4 - Good. 85 out of 394 reviews
4 - Good 22%
Rating 3 - Okay. 17 out of 394 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 394 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 394 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
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Cool funky hotel. Record player in every room and a library in the lobby.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
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Awesome experience!!
Very cool spot with so much character and great service!!!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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An amazing place. Friendly staff, clean comfortable rooms, and a great place to hunker down and take walks from. Right near the bike path in the downtown area around Eau Claire. MA
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
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Jimi Hendrix would love this place.
Banal transformed to funky-older hotel/motel reborn. Interesting food and wonderful, charming waitress. Loved the tennis racket over the toilet. Very convenient parking.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Love it
I love this place and I always stay here when in Eau Claire. Never disappoints.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

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