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Malmaison Oxford Castle

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#6 of 44 Hotels in Oxford
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18/05/2017 19/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Wonderful visit , service , food and experience excellent. Castle visit first , actors and tour brilliant. Malmaison well worth a visit will definitely be back. Didn't stay at hotel but place looked really lovely and unusual.

Thank Debbie L
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a one night Malmaison special, the Sunday stopover, which is fantastic value, we paid £25 for the room which is on the basis you spend £75 in the hotel restaurant on food/drinks - in other words the room will cost a maximum of £100, but you can, as we did, stay, eat and drink for £100,...

Thank sheff85
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here recently for my birthday with my partner. I have to say I've wanted to stay here for many years (mainly because Bad Girls was filmed here) and I wasn't disappointed ! The castle was stunning. The room was beautiful, clean and full of character. I would stay here again without a doubt. As I was celebrating a...

Thank Chantel-MarieD
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is set in a former jail in Oxford Castle and the decor shows this to its advantage.It is full of character. The room was beautifully decorated following the prison theme, clean and the bed was very comfortable. The staff were all very friendly & gave great service. They have retained an original cell downstairs which shows the history...

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Modern room with walk-in shower and bath. Room smaller than expected (in 2 converted jail cells - well converted. Spacious gallery outside room, and a preserved museum cell as used in 'Porridge' comedy show. Good TV with too few channels. Good Brasserie, with well cooked food, but lacking atmosphere, the old Prisoners Mess. Lighting throughout too muted/.Room lights need more...

Thank david c
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 1 night for a friends birthday, and had a private dining room experience for dinner in the evening. The main part of the hotel has been converted from a prison, and each room is formed of 3 original cells. The attention to detail is great with the original features in place. The bedrooms are beautifully decorated and...

Thank Sally J
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Not only was this hotel a former castle with great history, but it was also a jail. Rooms are really unique. Free wifi, nice comfortable bed. Lots of great character at this hotel and the bar was fun with a nice wine selection. Would definitely stay here when visiting oxford again.

Thank Atman S
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Met our eldest son here and stayed 2 nights in superior room. Eldest stayed in similar room next door. Theme of prison was clear throughout and on the whole was great. Room spacious and bathroom was ok. Sink plug unit was very difficult and broken but we managed. My sons fridge in the room did not work and was not...

Thank Jeff W
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for one night for my boyfriends 21st birthday. Upon arrival I will just say that it's not very clear where to park your car if you have paid for parking or if you can drive down the drive but we did anyway and luckily we was right! After checking with the reception as we checked in, they...

Thank Danielle T
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We dropped our son and girlfriend and decided to have a night in Oxford. We'd read mixed reviews but we loved it. If you like quirky interesting hotels in an urban style, then you should like it. If you like a traditional hotel with bright lighting and carpets, then don't try this one. Dinner and breakfast was excellent. We stayed...

Thank Vanessa C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're tired of doing hard time in run-of-the-mill hotels, it's a completely different story at our former gaol, Malmaison Oxford. Instead sip the coolest cocktails in the free world at MALBAR and enjoy an eclectic mix of classic dishes with a twist at the Brasserie, from freshly caught fish to the famous Mal Burger. Good behaviour will get you privileges like free Wi-Fi, drench showers, plasma TVs and and even toiletries that are just begging to be nabbed by light-fingered guests. This is one hotel in Oxford city centre where you'll be happy to get a long stretch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malmaison Oxford Castle

Address: 3 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: €167 - €376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Malmaison Oxford Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Malmaison Hotel Oxford
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Oxford
#5 Business Hotel in Oxford
#9 Romantic Hotel in Oxford
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