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Malmaison Oxford Castle

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  • Excellent44%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“cell room”(219 reviews)
“converted prison”(150 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

This hotel is well sited, being within easy walking distance of the centre of Oxford. The building is fascinating and is a very good conversion of the former prison. The rooms are comfortable, with excellent beds, and all you would expect from a 4 star...More

Thank MichCL
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic stay in the cell clean and quiet absolutely spot clean you we're even invited to steal the soap and shampoo mini bar was great the reception staff we're great and parking was no fuss will be going back againMore

Thank Am M
Response from Antonio S, Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded yesterday

Dear Am M, Thank you for leaving a review. It is great to see that you loved your stay with us in one of the cells! I will pass on your kind words to our Reception Team, and to our Car Porters too. We hope...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This design hotel in an old prison, located in the centre of Oxford, has been a slightly awkward experience. While staff is friendly, the overall approach is very commercial (with upselling practices starting with emails about subscribing for chances for upgrades and continuing at check-in...More

Thank Stanm0re
Response from Antonio S, Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded yesterday

Dear Stanm0re, Thank you very much for your review and for providing feedback. Firstly I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be friendly, and that we were able to help try to resolve the issue with the shower. We do offer...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wouldn't normally book a Malmaison but made an exception for this converted prison. We stayed in the House of Correction a separate building across the exercise yard. Loved the decor. Can't comment on the food but bar had a good selection of drinks available. Staff...More

Thank CFC_Chick
Response from Antonio S, Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 5 days ago

Dear CFC_Chick, Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and your room in Houses of Correction. Whilst I am happy that you enjoyed our selection of drinks, I am sorry that you did not find the service...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one Friday night recently. The most unusual hotel I have ever stayed in, it's a former prison. The conversion to a hotel really works and made it an interesting place to stay. We had a room in the house of corrections which was...More

Thank johnduffy0111
Response from Antonio S, Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 1 week ago

Dear johnduffy0111, Thank you very much for your review. It is great to see that yourself and your wife enjoyed your stay with us in the Houses of Correction. I am also pleased that you enjoyed our Cooked Breakfast! We hope to welcome you back...More

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US$189 - US$416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Business Hotel in Oxford
#6 Luxury Hotel in Oxford
#9 Romantic Hotel in Oxford
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$189 - US$416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Business Hotel in Oxford
#6 Luxury Hotel in Oxford
#9 Romantic Hotel in Oxford
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Rach B
29 January 2018|
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Response from Antonio S | Property representative |
Dear Rach, The "House of Correction Doubles" are standard rooms in a separate building across the exercise yard. The "standard doubles" are double rooms joined to the main building, however not in the prison wing. Or... More
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Portugal103
18 January 2018|
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Response from Antonio S | Property representative |
Dear Tanya, Thanks for your message - I have cancelled the car parking space for you. We look forward to seeing you soon! Kasey
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rachcheshire73
16 January 2018|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are in the main prison area
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"The cell rooms in the main building are worth the extra price, so was the valet parking"
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"Cell rooms are a nice touch"
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"Floor 5 is very quiet"
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"Ask for cell room"
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