Built in 1864, this hotel that has been refurbished to include 40 new executive bedrooms, is spread over 4 floors and comprises a total of 151 en suite rooms. Facilities on offer include an inviting foyer with a reception desk and lifts. Guests will find a lounge, a cocktail bar, a stunning restaurant with culinary delights that prides itself on an award winning 2AA rosette, and a luxury spa. The impressive fašade and entrance hall are built in neo-gothic style. This leading Oxford hotel is situated in the heart of the city, which makes it an ideal base for discovering the historic city.
This stylish hotel is situated within the historic centre of Oxford, right opposite the Ashmolean Museum. The hotel is an ideal starting point for exploring the historic sightseeing attractions in the city such as the Museum of Oxford, Christchurch College, the Botanical Gardens and the Magdalen Bridge. Heathrow airport is 60 km from the hotel and links to the public transport network lie about 500 m away.
All rooms are comfortable and well appointed, featuring a bathroom with hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, a hi-fi, Internet access, a minibar, trouser press and tea/coffee making facilities. Upgraded rooms are available upon request.
The spa is a unique haven of tranquillity hidden away in the hotel's cellar. With its lantern-lit walkway meandering down to 4 treatment rooms, aroma steam rooms, bio and rock saunas, ice fountain, hydrotherapy hot tub and a mini gym, guests wouldn't believe that they were relaxing under the busy city of Oxford.
Enjoying spectacular views of the city, and the ultimate in fine cuisine, the hotel's 2AA rosette-awarded restaurant offers a contemporary menu with outstanding service in an unrivalled setting.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment. Some debit cards are also accepted.
By car: take the M40 to junction 8 signposted Oxford and Cheltenham (A40). Follow the A40 for approximately 5 miles until going through a set of traffic lights and coming to the Headington roundabout. Take the 4th exit, signposted Ring Road, Midlands. At the Cutteslowe roundabout take the 2nd exit (straight ahead) and then at the Wolvercote roundabout take the left exit towards the city centre. Follow the road all the way to the traffic lights at the end of St. Giles, keeping in the right hand lane. Guests will see the hotel ahead of them to the right. Limited car parking is available at the hotel with a valet service (fees payable). Pre-booking is essential.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board