Places to stay in Oxford and beyond
There is a great selection of places to stay in Oxfordshire from a luxury boutique hotels, country house retreats, short-let apartments and cosy bed and breakfasts.
In Oxford, luxury options include the five star plus Old Bank Hotel situated on the High and the large five star Randolph Hotel by Graduate Hotels. For a different overnight experience, spend a night or three in a cell at the Malmaison, formerly the Oxford prison and now a four star boutique hotel. Another great option is to truly immerse yourself in Oxford tradition by staying at a University of Oxford College. This a great way to discover Oxford and experience life as students have done for centuries in the city. The rooms are of a good standard, reasonably priced, and guests can enjoy a great breakfast in their grand dining halls. Step outside of the room and guests can begin their tour of Oxford by exploring the College, the quadrangle, gardens and admire the iconic architecture. If you would like more information on staying at the University, or have a group booking request, Conference Oxford can help.
Outside of Oxford are some wonderful country house hotels such as Caswell House which dates back to the 15th century, situated close to Witney in West Oxfordshire. Further west is the Old Swan and Minster Mill, sister hotels nestled in the picture-perfect village of Minster Lovell, where guests can enjoy a relaxing country setting and relax in their newly opened spa. Other countryside retreats include Heythrop Park Resort which has a spa, manicured gardens, and golf course.
Or the St. Margarets Hotel, a Victorian building with many unique features such as stained glass window and high ceilings.
If you’re looking for group accommodation, Greyfriars Hideaway is a unique destination in the heart of Oxford, with two historic luxury self catering properties, sleeping up to 12 people.
For those looking for home comforts, there’s a great selection of cottage and farm stays in the county. Grange Farm Estates, located close to Bicester has been tastefully converted Victorian barns where dogs are welcome, and guests can meet the ponies and alpacas, and enjoy the surrounding Oxfordshire countryside.