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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Absolutely no more clean and friendly place than to spend a while with Janice. Will see you next time we are in Swanage . Janice always had good advice of different places to go for an evening meal and different things to do during the day. Hope you had a good holiday in Cyprus as Liz looked after us just...

Thank Sheryl T
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2015

stayed in the oxford at leased ten times, the hill from the town center is quite steep but a very short distance, some rooms have a sea view but all rooms are nice.real'y friendly staff and rob and janice are bri'lliant . going to the oxford for a week in july hope the weather is as good as the hotel

Thank John W
Reviewed 30 May 2015

My husband, 2 kids and I stayed for 3 nights during May half term. We had a family room which was a good size, very clean and well equipped with a brand new shower room. Janis and Robin, the owners, were really friendly and welcoming, we enjoyed a chat with them over a tasty cooked breakfast each morning and were...

Thank Victoria289
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2014

My wife & I stayed at Oxford House for three nights in September 2014. We had a top-floor en-suite bedroom, which we found very comfortable and with great en-suite facilities. It is right in the middle of town, and close to the seafront and the local pubs and clubs, which means that, if you have the window open at night...

2Thank JohnBoy582
Greasby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Just stayed for three weeks at this bed and no breakfast, only because there was no availability anywhere else. After searching the area for several hours we managed to get four rooms here (which tells a story) when we arrived we where all sat down an given a talking to about our behaviour (yes before we where given our keys)....

2Thank Marcus B
JanisC749, Owner at The Oxford House, responded to this review

Dear Marcus, I am very sorry to hear that you were subjected to a lecture by my colleague. It certainly won't happen again. All I can say is that she used to have her own b & b and unfortunately had a few bad experiences with workmen abusing her hospitality. It's a pity you didn't tell me when we returned...

Reviewed 27 August 2014

The Oxford House is clean, tidy and smart. Very welcoming by the owners :) Our room was on the top floor and was very smart. Had a great night sleep and had a large bath. I would stay here again. Breakfast was very good. Overall I would recommend The Oxford Hotel and the prefect place to stay in Swanage. very...

Thank Londonmillwall
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Had an absolutely great time staying at this lovely B&B. Very pleasant hosts. Made us very welcome. Very clean, very comfortable and very yummie breakfast. Ideally situated for the town. No trouble finding a place to park. Highly recommended. We certainly go back again.

Thank Debbie B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We phoned last week to enquire about staying this. An answerphone promised our call would be returned. Nearly a week later - and now after the date of the proposed stay - we are still waiting......What more does one need to know? Fortunately there was no such approach to potential customers elsewhere.

3Thank Iain D
Purton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2013

My girlfriend and I have just returned from a 5 day break at the Oxford house , this was our second visit to the bed and breakfast and we were not disappointed . The rooms are clean and fresh - cleaned daily and we had a great view of the sea from our room , the breakfast selection is fantastic...

1Thank john f
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2013

We spent a couple of nights here in June for a weekend away. Breakfast was really lovely, very well cooked and not too greasy. the owners were very friendly as well. We had a room at the very top of the house and so could see the sea! :) however, it was a pretty small room. Bed was comfy though....

1Thank ALI12341234

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located Guest House for the beach, walks, shops and restaurants and there are sea views from bedrooms on the second floor. A full English breakfast is offered together with fruit, cereal and yoghurt. We also cater for special diets.Wi Fi is available throughout.The bedrooms have TV,tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer. Heating is individually controlled. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oxford House

Address: 5 Park Road, Swanage BH19 2AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: €28 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“We stayed at the top of the house which was very quiet and we had a small, but lovely view across the bay from our window.”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want a shower let Janice know when booking”
 of 5 bubbles kimmi3dog, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“rooms at the back of the hotel may be quieter at night!”
 of 5 bubbles JohnBoy582, 7 Nov 2014 | Read review
“if possible try to get room 6 this room has a great sea view .”
 of 5 bubbles 841johnf, 26 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Top floor sea view... worth the climb on the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles Shahira, 7 Jan 2013 | Read review
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