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The Buttery Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2014

iPhone and £70 cash gone AFTER paying at counter. Staff not a bit interested. Watch your belongings and keep them safe. Beautiful location, reasonably priced for location, fast efficient service. Street seating = pick-pockets paradise. Be cautious.

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1Thank Julie S
sallymoss2014, Owner at The Buttery Hotel, responded to this review

It is never nice when you lose personal belongings. However I do feel you are being a little harsh on The Buttery in this case. After you ordered and left the counter you came back and asked if you had left your phone at the till. The manager said he had not seen one and asked his staff if they...

Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

While the room was clean, it was located on the street side. The window needed to remain open about 6 inches per a posted Sign about Health and safety regulations. It was very noisy until about 230 in the morning because of the street noise....and this was on a Tuesday. The weekend would probably be even worse. The reception staff...

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Paderborn
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I've just arrived and must say I'm not impressed. A bottle cap left in the bathroom, dust everywhere and a TV that doesn't have any reception. I've reported the problems to reception and am glad to say the room was "cleaned" again, but not dusted. On a plus note, the hotel is in the centre of the town and although...

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sallymoss2014, Owner at The Buttery Hotel, responded to this review

Oh dear I am sorry you were not totally happy with your stay. However one part did make me smile a little. we honestly do not expect you to keep the window open all night. The sign is there to explain that the blocks that only allow the window to open six inches are not to be removed for health...

Springfield, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 October 2014

I have never stayed in a place quite like this one before. It is more of an inn or bed & breakfast than a hotel, and certainly nothing like a chain hotel. The location could not be more perfect - it is right in the center of Oxford, and you can walk to pretty much everything. There are charming pubs...

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Scotland
Reviewed 14 October 2014

I was booked into this hotel by the university I was visiting. Reading some of the reviews below I was quite wary. The room I was given was quite small and the furniture a little old. However, it was at the back of the hotel and very quiet. The bed was softer than I normally like but many other people...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Two travellers, youthful teenage son and middle-aged fat dad. Twin room at the top of the hotel, overlooking Broad Street, opposite the entrance to Balliol College. Absolutely perfect location for attending conference or visiting Oxford--everything close by. Tesco and Sainsbury grocery stores about 2 minutes' walk from hotel. Room was warm when we visited; there is a portable air conditioner...

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Satellite Beach, Florida
Reviewed 28 September 2014

What a great location in the center of old town. Excellent attentive staff. Very good morning breakfast. Five stars except for........ Accommodations were good. There are no elevators and you have to navigate winding stairwells, even to just get to reception. It was 44 stair steps up to our room up several winding stairwells. So do go and enjoy this...

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Reviewed 24 September 2014

Vastly overpriced, substandard breakfast, the number of stairs would better suit a mountain goat! We've had better bedrooms, both in layout, size and finish for £40. Never again! (On behalf of my mam and dad, both 77)

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sallymoss2014, Owner at The Buttery Hotel, responded to this review

Oh dear a terrible review is always upsetting as we like to think we offer a good value stay in Oxford. If you compare our prices to other four star guest houses in the town centre we do always offer a very competitive rate. It is always advisable to check with a hotel either on the website or over the...

Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I've read many reviews here, was well aware of the steep stairs, of the lousy breakfast, but also of the good reviews. The central location in Oxford made us decide to chance it and I'm so glad we did. Yes The Buttery is not perfect, but it's fun, it's an experience, and if you avoid the scrambled eggs you can...

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Echo other reviewers who experienced the terrible breakfast. Warm yogurt and orange juice, undercooked sausage, rubbery scrambled eggs, etc. We also had to deal with the noise level on Sat. night, and bees flying into the room, who were attracted by the street light right outside the window (no screens in the UK). Otherwise, the location is perfect, the staff...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on Broad Street, surrounded by historic University Colleges, The Buttery welcomes you to enjoy the wonders of Oxford from its central location. The Buttery provides bed and breakfast accommodation in a choice of rooms, all en-suite and decorated in a neutral style with light colours, some also with original fireplaces. We are in easy walking distance of a number of museums, theatres, the main shopping areas as well as variety of restaurants and pubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Buttery Hotel

Address: 11-12 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: RM607 - RM924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Buttery Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“NO DISABLED ACCESS AT ALL!!! More staircases than rooms! NO lift!”
AlanSB1955, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“It's not just a hotel -- it's a café too.”
PJandSJ, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter but rooms at the front have fantastic views of the university colleges”
Bluebell62, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't be at the front if you want to sleep -- or bring earplugs !”
RGetto, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not sure about the other rooms but our double deluxe had great views.”
gingernutblonde, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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