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The Bocardo

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This hotel is situated on top of a Jamie Oliver restaurant. One has to go up a narrow flight of staircases to reach the reception which could be a real hassle for someone who just arrived from a long haul flight carring a 22 kg luggage. I was lucky there was a workman who arrived at the same time and...

Thank s_nasadin
New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I waited a week to post this review to give the hotel a chance to rectify the situation properly. Instead I had countless back and forths with the owner and was last dumbfounded by their lack of comprehension and customer service. Key points: 1. The sheets on the bed were soiled (they said they were coffee stains but who knows?!)...

1Thank Michael92780
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We stayed in the Bocado on Saturday night for a short weekend break. The location was brilliant as it is very central, a short walk from the station and easy to walk to a number of restaurants and cafes. The Hotel has been given a 5 star rating and unfortunately we both failed to see how it achieved this. The...

Thank Teri T
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Oxford is of course a university town -- and kids will be kids, even at 3:30 in the morning. The noise from the street below woke me up several times, even over the cover of a white noise generator. The window overlooking the street desperately needs another pane of glass for sound deadening. The grinding noise of the pump for...

Thank Mikael B
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Definitely not a space to take a loved one .... The rooms was small ... however as a transit point for a solo traveller this was good enough !! Clean and neat and good friendly service However ... The shower left me wondering how a fairly large person would fit in it though .... Too small ... I have a...

Thank Basil H
Exeter, Devon
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We stayed here for one Saturday night. We think we had the largest room (room 3) and had an additional bed for our 10 year old daughter. In our view this is not a hotel at all but just some rooms above Jamie's Italian up some steps (no left) along narrow corridors. Note to owners: jazzy wallpaper does not a...

1Thank devonlady45
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Noisy, expensive, no facilities, loud if you have room at front. Classes itself as a boutique hotel when in fact it's pretty plain and very average. Could hear all the goings on in room behind mine. not value for money at all.

Thank Jools P
Reviewed 28 September 2015

A bed and breakfast (not really a hotel, because, apart from the rooms, there are no other facilities). On George Street, trendy and safe, surrounded by restaurants, clubs and late night shops. Very easy walking distance to the main attractions of Oxford. The place has been recently rennovated to a high standard. The rooms are pretty small, but the bed...

Thank DarwinBeagle
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Very clean small hotel ,But it has a night club in front which does not close until 4.30 am so if you need sleep do not go there ,very busy road with lots of road noise Windows locked shut no ventilation ,air in room but no controller ,we paid £148 for one night with no breakfast ,better to stay on...

1Thank Peter6060
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Stayed here with a group of friends when we all went to stay at the beginning of July. We picked this hotel due to its location and we were not disappointed - the hotel is right in the centre of Oxford, so it meant we were really close to everything we wanted to do and see including restaurants, sightseeing and...

Thank Rachel M
Maria C, Manager at The Bocardo, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for posting your review. I am very pleased to hear that you had a comfortable and relaxing stay with us. Kind regards,

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Address: 24-26 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: €123 - €199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bocardo 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Just don't bother”
822petek, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 faced the street and was noises until 3 am.”
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.”
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.”
crackers2014, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Not much choice to be honest..!”
grgreen2016, 8 May 2016 | Read review
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