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River Hotel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Oxford, as regular visitors will know, is not a cheap place to stay. Which is what makes the River Hotel such a welcome discovery. It's not boutiquey or fashionable but it is clean, comfortable and surprisingly quiet. The rooms are very well equipped, breakfast is everything you could want - except on a Sunday when it really could be a...

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It is a lovely little hotel with a character. The location is great and the rooms are very clean with a homely feel. I like the fact that there are big bottles of shampoo and bath soak in the bathroom so you don't need to worry about running out. If you are going to leave very early in the morning,...

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Sussex
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Chose the River Hotel for parking facilities (excellent) and convenience to city centre (even netter than I had expected). It was almost central, with an easy walk to everywhere, and yet quiet (double-glazed sash windows), and picturesquely located on a river's edge. Formerly a private house, it has been converted into a small hotel but retains period features that I...

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Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We had a lovely short-stay at this hotel. It is so convenient for the centre of Oxford and its restaurants, we did not use our car at all. The staff could not be more friendly and helpful and the breakfasts were great. Our room was clean but rather dated, although the reception rooms had been updated. The blinds on the...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Good value, clean, friendly, good food, clean room, very happy place to stay, on river Thames. Very handy for town centre and good resteraunts.Good, well stocked bar.Secure parking off road. Rooms although not over large but comfortable and more than adequate.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Excellent cleanliness and brilliant bacon! A very enjoyable few nights stay over a period of weeks. I slept well, heard very little noise, love simplicity and warmth, like free parking,a good location, favour hot showers and good size rooms, require outstanding cleanliness, polite, professional, efficient staff and comfortable pillows and beds. Most of all I am grateful for a good...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My husband and I stayed at this great hotel for 3 nights. We very liked the location, the room and its amenities. The service was excellent, and the staff were very nice and helpful. We liked everything about the hotel and we will certainly go there as and when we visit Oxford, where I studied for my postgraduate degree many...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The location of the hotel is good, close to the center. It was nothing luxurious but there was a lot of space and it was very clean. The staff was specially kind and helpful, all of them. I enjoyed my stay a lot!

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Spain
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic location five minute stroll to the train station where you can catch the tourist bus at the first stop. Easy walk into the city centre. Lots of places to eat and drink. Free parking and secure. A bit tired but very clean and plenty of hot water. Staff were lovely and friendly. A good freshly cooked breakfast with plenty...

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rhoxf, Owner at River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments salty9. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Oxford and your stay at the River Hotel, with special mention of the friendly staff, our breakfast with riverside view, city centre location with free car parking.

Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Excellent hotel ,friendly,good position ,leave your car at the hotel and use public transport to see Oxford . Punters pub good for food by River Thames, circular 1hr bus ride around Oxford to see very interesting locations where you can get off and on any time at special stops on route.

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rhoxf, Owner at River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments Thelma and Gordon. I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Oxford and your stay at the River Hotel, enjoying the riverside location and eating options close by.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Hotel

Address: 17 Botley Road | Oxford City by River Thames, Oxford OX2 0AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: RM322 - RM490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — River Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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River Hotel Oxford, United Kingdom
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Oxford
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“All are fine”
jld1232017, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“We loved the first floor at the front (twin beds for my mother & I). Quiet & bright.”
Mama-U, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You can never tell a house by its curtains”
Sam907, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room no. 3 where we stayed. Very quiet and not over looked from outside.”
mhtayeb, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter”
Critickle, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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