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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I find it hard to believe that this hotel has anything like a four star rating! Yes it is central and a good place to see Oxford from if you are walking but that is pretty much all it has going for it. The hotel "reception" is at the top of a flight of stairs just off George Street. When...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed staying at this hotel particularly because of its great location. The hotel itself is very small (only ten rooms) and doesn't have many amenities but that's ok. Fairly compact but pleasant rooms.

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Salzburg, Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago

...money for value...not in this place...very small and noisy rooms and in comparison to the prize the hotel is asking for...the AC was not working ... and probably i will choose another place next time ........................ ................. ...............

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel has mixed reviews but my view is it's fine so long as you know It's small with no restaurant There are stairs It's bang in the city centre with the background noise from outside There is no hotel parking Positively Staff are great, there are numerous eateries for breakfast and tea on the same street, there is a...

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I get it, it not the most luxurious or prestigious in Oxford, but it is right where you need to be, within striking distance of all the shops, attractions and colleges. The room was clean and comfortable, apart from my pillow, which felt like a bag of wet sand. (Perhaps the hotel could consider new pillows?). I think the price...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Unfortunately, I thought I was booking myself and daughter into a boutique hotel - this is anything but. Grossly over-priced for what they are offering. I mistakenly thought the high room rate indicated an upmarket room. I should have read the reviews more carefully - I don't understand how they are getting good ones.

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Thank maxijoll
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We chose the Bocardo because of its central location, and it was. It had a hostel-like entrance. Reception on first floor accessible only by stairs. Reception wasn't particularly friendly. Room size was OK. Bathroom was small and a noisy pump shot in action each time we used water. Early morning street activity was very noisy. We paid £115 plus an...

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caerphilly
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

four star hotel then you wont be disappointed. it was clean, the staff were friendly and to be honest i didnt see the fuss with the steps. as i have stayed in grandeur hotels that have more stairs to climb. the reason for booking was the central situation of the hotel. close to many well known restaurant chains and individual...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Room was clean, reception was very friendly and the location was excellent, and I think the location dictates the price. Breakfast is not available although there is a spoons opposite. The reception was very friendly and gave us good advice and kept our bags during the day of our checkout so we could walk round Oxford. For someone who doesn't...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is NOT a four star hotel. It is more like a hostel. £135 for a tiny cramped room with a shower on what must be the noisiest busiest road in the city with the all night noise that comes from night clubs and bars. OK I could have researched that but the hotel has no breakfast facility (or restaurant)...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Bocardo

Address: 24-26 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: €128 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bocardo 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Just don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles 822petek, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 faced the street and was noises until 3 am.”
 of 5 bubbles DrForgot, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms to the back of the hotel are quieter because the room at the front overlook the main high street and night club.”
 of 5 bubbles K9450EXmatthewp, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had a corner suite on top floor, very noisy at night, but bright and sunny during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles crackers2014, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Not much choice to be honest..!”
 of 5 bubbles grgreen2016, 8 May 2016 | Read review
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