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    The Head of the River

    Folly Bridge | St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 4LB, England
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    • Excellent29%
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    “pub hotel” (8 reviews)
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have stayed in good quality hotels in london who have far superior facilities for less money room 14 should not be let to two people unless they are gymnasts! the only real attraction of this hotel for us was the location ,but for that...More

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    Response from bryan_walker79, General Manager at The Head of the RiverResponded 4 days ago

    Hi Helen, Thanks for your review. I am sorry you didn't enjoy room 14, this room is advertised as a cosy room or small double. The price represents the room size but I think it is still finished to a very high level. Some people...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    No real ales available. Asked for G & T with cheapest gin i.e. Tanqueray Gin- Cost £7.50. So after just one drink and therefore not staying for food we moved to a more acceptable establishment with the same drink costing £5.45 and they also had...More

    Thank Andrew W
    Response from bryan_walker79, General Manager at The Head of the RiverResponded 4 days ago

    Hi Andrew, Thanks for your review. As stated in our price list our Tanq and tonic is £6. I would always suggest that if you are unhappy with a price to enquire at the time. We are always more than happy to correct any issues...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed at the pub for two nights while visiting the city for our friends' wedding. Our room was nice and spacious - the bed was very comfortable and everything was very clean too. The location is good, less than a ten-minute walk from the main...More

    Thank Beth S
    Response from bryan_walker79, General Manager at The Head of the RiverResponded 4 days ago

    Hi Beth, Our weekends do get very busy. A 30 minute wait on food when we are full is not beyond reason. I am pretty sure your friends food didn't come because he cancelled it. As for our pricing policy we are priced on demand....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great location on river. We'd booked one of indulgence rooms which at over £200 is pricy. The pictures online show a large room with a sofa which is what we thought we'd get. We didn't have a sofa or indeed much space at all, although...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I was looking for a pub with character and a nice view. Head of the River ticked the box. Lovely location by the river and only a 5 minute walk from the centre of town (Carfax Tower). They take the time to make a 'proper'...More

    Thank Judy R
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    • Restaurant
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$146 - US$277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
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    Room Tips
    "The room I had (T.S.Eliot 01) was on the river view and was very well facilitated"
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    "Didn't stay at the hotel so cannot say"
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    "Best spot for river views and sunny afternoons"
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    "We were in Room 8 and besides a double bed it also had bunk beds in so would be a great family room"
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