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River Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
2 Star Hotel
Long established local business in a good location by the River Thames at Osney bridge. Walking distance to city, colleges and venues, Oxford rail and bus stations, one of nearest to Said Business School and Kings Centre. Small hotel friendly service and value, all rooms with own bath...
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17 Botley Road | Oxford City by River Thames, Oxford OX2 0AA, England
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63.5 km to Luton Airport
28 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.9 km from Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for one night when my friend and I drove from South Wales to Oxford to watch David Byrne's American utopia tour play at the New Oxford theatre. Excellent show and a very friendly welcoming hotel. Close to the theatre where the show was and...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We spent one night, sadly only 1 night, at the River Hotel in Oxford. It is a quaint place with great breakfast. Wonderful location for a river walk in the morning and just down the hill form Oxford proper. Very helpful staff that sent us...More

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Response from rhoxf, Manager at River HotelResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you for your kind comments and we welcome you to the River Hotel on your next trip to Oxford. We are glad to hear you the heartily recommend the local restaurants on our doorstep.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a research trip to the Bodleian and brought my husband along. I knew we'd need a place that fit my research budget that was still clean and conveniently located. The River Hotel was all of that and more. The staff is extremely...More

Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a decent, straightforward, secure place to stay near the train station, plus a great breakfast, this is the hotel for you. It's not special, it's not a memorable, it's not beautiful, but it does the job efficiently and well, and the breakfast...More

Thank Barney J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK, so the hotel could definitely do with some updating when it comes to carpets and decor, but it makes up for this with its great location and friendly service. We stayed in a family room which was a good size and with the comfiest...More

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Long established local business in a good location by the River Thames at Osney bridge. Walking distance to city, colleges and venues, Oxford rail and bus stations, one of nearest to Said Business School and ...More Kings Centre. Small hotel friendly service and value, all rooms with own bath with shower head and toilet, digital TV, radio and free tea/coffee tray. Residents bar/lounge, Free car park on site, Free wifi. VisitBritain **Metro grading awarded since 2007, free breakfast service with buffet and main meal cooked to order. 24-hour access with key. Oxford college owned property, originally 1870s master-builder's home. Less
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Beachfront
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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capepurr
30 March 2017|
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Response from rhoxf | Property representative |
Our family rooms have a double bed and a single bed, normally for three occupants; it would depend on the age of your children and for how many nights you wish to stay. Please contact the hotel directly with your request.
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PhoebeNJ
11 February 2017|
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Response from rhoxf | Property representative |
We have ample free parking on site for registered residents, it is not necessary to book a space. When booking we enquire your arrival time and transport to send appropriate directions. River Hotel Oxford reception
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"If you have mobility issues, ask for a lower floor: the stairs are narrow and there's plenty of them."
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"Ask for rear bedroom as quietest"
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"Quiet hotel: even rooms facing on main road were quiet at night."
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"Go for a modern hotel."
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