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Top Oxford City Centre Historic Hotels

The Randolph Hotel
5 out of 5
Beaumont Street, Oxford, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,680 reviews)

"Lovely stay in the middle of Oxford. Staf were very helpful and amenable. Some slight issue with teh heating in the room - just too hot but generally everythign was lovely. Old fashioned hotel but a lovely stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

The Randolph Hotel
Malmaison Oxford
4 out of 5
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford, England
$148
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.2/5Excellent! (1,221 reviews)

"The unique conversion of it being a prison but retaining the character."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Malmaison Oxford
The Buttery
4 out of 5
11-12 Broad Street, Oxford, England
$138
per night
May 3 - May 4
3.9/5Very Good! (914 reviews)

"My room which was tastefully furnished had a fabulous view of Balliol's Victorian Gothic facade. One thing to be aware of is that the hotel is accessed through very narrow winding stairs--no handicapped access, but the staff were very helpful carrying my bags up and dow."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

The Buttery
The Old Parsonage Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1-3 Banbury Road ,, Oxford, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (465 reviews)

"This is a charming historical hotel. My room was clean and well-equipped--including cookies, bottled water, and a daily newspaper. The restaurant was excellent, with a comfortable bar area to meet friends. It was definitely a splurge, but worth it."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

The Old Parsonage Hotel
The Head of the River
4 out of 5
Folly Bridge, St. Aldates, Oxford, England
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4.2/5Excellent! (376 reviews)

"Super setting on the river with lovely walks. Short walking distance to centre and main attractions. Excellent food and breakfasts. Friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are lovely, clean, warm and very comfortable. Hotel was quite as it's February."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

The Head of the River
Vanbrugh House Hotel
4 out of 5
20-24 St Michaels Street, Oxford, England
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4.2/5Excellent! (371 reviews)

"Just off the High Street, nice and quiet. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Went to drop our bags off in the morning so we didn't have to carry them around til check in at 3pm and as our room was already ready they let us check in early. Continental breakfast, not to our taste but had plenty ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Vanbrugh House Hotel
Royal Oxford Hotel
3 out of 5
Park End Street, Oxford, England
$79
per night
May 5 - May 6
4/5Very Good! (402 reviews)

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Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Royal Oxford Hotel
Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel
4 out of 5
73 High Street, Oxford, England
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$125
per night
Apr 16 - Apr 17
3.9/5Very Good! (660 reviews)

"Lovely old building in the centre of Oxford which was tastefully decorated."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel
The Tower House
3 out of 5
15 Ship Street, Oxford, England
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4/5Very Good! (344 reviews)

"very friendly"…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2019

The Tower House
Euro Bar and Hotel
3 out of 5
48 George Street, Oxford, England
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$93
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
2.4/5 (157 reviews)

"Fab guy on reception. Very helpful and polite. Enjoyed the chocolates!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Euro Bar and Hotel
Victoria House Hotel
29 George Street, Oxford
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2/5 (5 reviews)
Website picture misleading; not a good value

"Hotel Review: The picture of the front of the hotel as shown on the expedia website is incorrect (April 2008)- the lighted restaurant/lobby area was leased out to a burger restaurant a few months ago. (Hotel entrance is a single door with a buzzer to ring to gain access to the stairs to the reception ..."…"

Reviewed on May 6, 2008

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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Oxford City Centre

When you take a Oxford City Centre trip out of town, it is easy to pick a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You know that your accommodation will have all the amenities. However, staying in an in a more unique accommodation can elevate your stay. Staying in a Oxford City Centre historic hotel still accommodates you with a well-appointed room that is also bursting with personality. Furthermore, it provides you the opportunity to surround yourself in Oxford City Centre's history.

Something Old, Something New

When you pass through the reception area of your Oxford City Centre hotel, you'll be whisked to a previous era. With their unique architectures and areas infused with a rich past, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their contemporary counterparts. Although these accommodations are older, they have many of the up-to-date conveniences that allow you to wind down during your stay. You'll discover rooms outfitted with a comfy bed, and just about everything you'll need for a marvelous visit.

After you have checked-in and had a look around the hotel's grounds, you can visit the museums and well-known landmarks to appreciate more of the region's culture. Of course, all this time traveling is going to work up an appetite. Make sure to read the reviews section and see the recommendations other travelers to Oxford City Centre thought were worth a visit. You can also ask your hotel's concierge so you can get recommendations where some of the area's favorite spots to enjoy a pint or a meal in Oxford City Centre are.

Reserve Your Oxford City Centre Historic Hotel!

Oxford City Centre has 180 vintage hotels that exude the look and feel of another era. Some of these famous hotels are where respected world leaders may have stayed. You are sure to find a room that has all the amenities and the characteristics you want. Be sure to reserve your Oxford City Centre vintage hotel soon, or you could miss out on a stay in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What is Oxford City Centre like?
Oxford City Centre is a neighborhood that people enjoy for its interesting historical sites. Experience the best of Oxford City Centre with a visit to New Theatre Oxford, Bodleian Library, and Carfax Tower. You’ll find 180 hotels and other accommodations in Oxford City Centre to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Oxford area.
Where is the best place to stay in Oxford City Centre?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Courtyard by Marriott Oxford City Centre is a highly ranked property in Oxford City Centre. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located steps from Oxford Castle. Other top choices in the neighborhood include The Old Parsonage Hotel and Henry’s.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Oxford City Centre, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Oxford City Centre.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Oxford City Centre?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Oxford City Centre, click here.
What is there to do around this Oxford neighborhood?
Sights like New Theatre Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, and Oxford Castle can be part of your cultural tour of Oxford City Centre. As you’re discovering the neighborhood, Bodleian Library and Carfax Tower are some other places worth a visit. Oxford University Museum of Natural History and O2 Academy (Oxford) are some favorite places to visit in the area around Oxford City Centre. When you’re sightseeing in Oxford, Covered Market and Museum of the History of Science are also worth a stop.
How can I get around Oxford City Centre and the greater Oxford area?
To venture out of town, take a train from Oxford Station.

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