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River Hotel

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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 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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
River View
Centrally Located
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Location
Full view
87Good for walkers
Grade: 87 out of 100
325Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
135Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

I stayed there for 4 nights and it is one of the best and most friendliest hotel I've ever stayed in. A family run business where nothing was too much trouble. comfortable. Convenient. Great parking. the best.

Thank Travis C
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This hotel is possibly a bit more expensive than an equivalent Travel Inn or Premier Inn, but those hotels are out on the bypass, a park and ride journey away from the town centre. The River Hotel is a mere stone's throw from Oxford mainline...More

Thank ljauk
Reviewed 11 October 2018 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

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 1 October 2018 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 8 October 2018

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 24 September 2018 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 8 October 2018

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.

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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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Room Tips
"The top rooms might be a struggle for guests with knees or hips which have seen better days."
ljauk
28 Oct 2018
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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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PRICE RANGE
US$120 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
river hotel oxford
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandOxford
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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