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    281 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 4AQ, England
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This is guest house but also a bakery and cafe. Open early on sundays it serves excellent coffee and wonderful cooked breakfasts. I have a v yummy vegan plate but there’s other very original takes on salmon/poached egg and traditional cooked breakfasts. Nice simple cafe,...More

    Thank Sbm2161
    Reviewed 9 November 2017

    We stayed at the Hotel for two nights and had to arrange for late time check in which worked extraordinary great. The room was really spacious and had a small extension with bathroom facilities. Everything in the room was really modern and nice and it...More

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    Reviewed 22 September 2017

    The rooms are comfortable and clean, and it was an overall good experience, but be aware of the new confusingly-worded "laptop policy," which doesn't permit laptop use in their dining area before 3 PM, even if you have ordered food and are a hotel guest....More

    Thank worldtravel109
    Response from Jessicamchugh1, Owner at BrownsResponded 23 September 2017

    Thank you for you reply. The work policy that silvie runs does welcome work/laptop customers and has actively dedicated 10 spaces for people to work in their front dining room all day weekdays. They ask that their back dining rooms remain work/laptop free until 3pm...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2017

    The couple that run Browns were away when we arrived so we were directed to call a mobile number to gain access to the keys - this took a few goes to get hold of someone. We didn't in fact get to meet anyone from...More

    1  Thank cara472
    Response from Jessicamchugh1, Owner at BrownsResponded 15 August 2017

    Thank you for your review x

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    Guest house run by Mary & George for 30 years. A lovely couple, heart warm personal service - the same from the lovely staff. Their daughter is running the café, which is one of the most cosy café's I have visited. Picturesque garden, and always...More

    Thank NBL_Copenhagen
    Response from Jessicamchugh1, Owner at BrownsResponded 15 August 2017

    Thank you for your review x

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Price range
    • US$70 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    12 November 2016|
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    Response from Jessicamchugh1 | Property representative |
    Hello, thanks for getting in touch. Oh course we can accommodate that, when are you coming? Jess
    Joe Y
    16 October 2016|
    Response from Jessicamchugh1 | Property representative |
    Hello Joe, Thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately we don't have any off street parking but there is plenty of street parking locally to our hotel. Kind regards, Jess Browns Oxford
    22 July 2016|
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    Response from Jessicamchugh1 | Property representative |
    Hello, we are the other side of town so would be a bus into town then then another out of the city. It would take about 20mins in a taxi otherwise. Thanks Jess
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