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17 Botley Road Oxford City by River Thames, Oxford OX2 0AA England See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Pool
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews train station breakfast tray bubble bath city centre car park basic hotel a bit tired full english breakfast location is ideal few minutes walk visit oxford double bed plenty of hot water yogurt family room stayed for one night thames
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very convenient to Oxford train station, walking/running path along river. Easy walk to town center and colleges. Nice, clean, comfortable old style hotel. Very friendly staff, hot breakfast cooked to order. Need to climb some stairs. Room and bathroom a bit small but clean and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the River Hotel. It was a short walk from the rail station, the staff was helpful, the room comfortable and a great breakfast. A plus is its location on the river, where you an sit and watch the boats go...More

Thank Gerald S
Response from rhoxf, River Hotel at River HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review Gerald and we are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay at the River Hotel, with our riverside location, comfortable rooms, great breakfast and helpful staff!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although not in the city center, I believe it’s one of the best places for its value of money. Almost 5 m walk to the George street and from that to the other places. And a bonus if you are an MBA or EMBA student,...More

Thank MRoni13
Response from rhoxf, River Hotel at River HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review MRoni and we are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay at the River Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back again very soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

.....and not in a chic way. The beds and pillows were quite squishy and worn out. Tip to the owners: please replace all the pillows in your rooms. It's a cheap fix, and it will improve your guests' experience. It was very odd; there was...More

Thank Marcia B
Response from rhoxf, River Hotel Management at River HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Marcia B and we are sorry the eccentricities of England left you puzzled; the electric shower was traditionally quite common in homes throughout the UK, especially on upper floors where water pressure tends to be low. We no longer have...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very friendly and helpful staff! The beds where not great and even though it's located outside of the town center you could still hear the traffic outside pretty loudly. On the other hand the location is amazing, only 4 min from the train/buss station and...More

Thank Maja I
Response from rhoxf, River Hotel at River HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review Maja and we are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay at the River Hotel, with special mention of our excellent location and freshly cooked breakfast. We have new beds and mattresses throughout the hotel and are concerned yours...More

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Description
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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$123 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
River Hotel Oxford, England
Location
United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$123 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
River Hotel Oxford, England
Location
United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
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Room & Suite (34)
Dining (6)
Pool & Beach (3)
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capepurr
29 March 2017|
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Response from rhoxf | Property representative |
Our family rooms have a double bed and a single bed, normally for three occupants; it would depend on the age of your children and for how many nights you wish to stay. Please contact the hotel directly with your request.
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PhoebeNJ
11 February 2017|
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Response from rhoxf | Property representative |
We have ample free parking on site for registered residents, it is not necessary to book a space. When booking we enquire your arrival time and transport to send appropriate directions. River Hotel Oxford reception
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"If you have mobility issues, ask for a lower floor: the stairs are narrow and there's plenty of them."
barneyj583
8 Jul 2018
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"Ask for rear bedroom as quietest"
Geoffah952
4 Jul 2018
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"Quiet hotel: even rooms facing on main road were quiet at night."
TravellerJune18
16 Jun 2018
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"Go for a modern hotel."
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7 Jun 2018
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