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The Oxford House

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
8 Sep 2016
“Two night break”
11 Aug 2016
“Lovely little getaway ”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Pool
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were looking for a BB central to Swanage and came across the Oxford House. The owner Robin took our provisional booking over the phone and was extremely helpful with our queries as to what the area was like etc. Upon arrival we were greeted...More

Thank Kenny M
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights as a short get away to the seaside (Monday 20th June - Thursday 23rd June 2016). Welcome was warm and friendly and the room was ready sooner than we were expecting. Janis dealt with us mainly and was always happy...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Recently we stayed at Oxford House BB in Central Swanage for a short Family Holiday. Though we had enjoyed our stay in Swanage, we would not stay at this BB again. We found that the proprietors were Snobbish towards their guests & at Breakfast time...More

Thank Steve M
Response from JanisC749, Owner at The Oxford HouseResponded 9 August 2016

We're sorry you and your family were unhappy staying with us at Oxford House. The large bucket was actually put in our laundry room and not outside because of the rain, as the smell in the bedroom was horrendous. The rules and regulations I presume...More

Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed here in June from Thursday until Sunday. We found the property very clean, the owners Robin and Janis very pleasant and obliging, especially with my wife's medication, so thank you Janice for that. The breakfast was spot on with cereal fruit juice, full...More

Thank kimmi3dog
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed last weekend, room was clean and tidy, with a sea view. We took a bottle of wine on our first night, the next day there was two crystal glasses waiting for us next to the coffee and tea...nice touch :)...More

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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
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Price range
US$30 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$30 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"We stayed at the top of the house which was very quiet and we had a small, but lovely view across the bay..."
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"If you want a shower let Janice know when booking"
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"rooms at the back of the hotel may be quieter at night!"
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"if possible try to get room 6 this room has a great sea view ."
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