The Room with The View

Aug 22 2018

ROOM 1. ‘The Room With The View’, at the Old Bank Hotel, 92-94 The High, Oxford.

Seven years in the making, within the very heart of historic Oxford and after overcoming a myriad of planning issues, we are finally completing this very complicated project which is due to open for our first guests from the beginning of September this year. The timing of this significant development conveniently coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Old Bank Hotel which first opened in 1999.

We are confident that this brand new luxury bedroom with its own private terrace will have one of the most exclusive and very best views in the world.

This quintessential, iconic Oxford ‘dreaming spires’ view cannot be enjoyed anywhere else in this city and our guests will be able to wake in the morning and whilst lying in bed, simply press a button, the curtains will open and reveal huge minimalist picture window doors onto an exclusive terrace with an unparalleled, mesmerising view to truly die for. In front of your very eyes, close up, will be St Mary’s Church with its incredible steeple, All Souls College with its famous coat of arms, the Radcliffe Camera, the Sheldonian and Bodleian beyond along with a roof scape which includes most other Oxford Colleges, many spires and a unique view up and down the length of the High with its 75 listed buildings.

‘The Room With The View’ will be the height of luxury with the latest touch screen technology. The room itself will be fully air conditioned, have underfloor heating, very generous wardrobes and separate storage for guest’s luggage. A handmade Epoc Super King bed with floating bedside tables and generous wrap around seating to enjoy the view. There is a dining table and also a bar/cocktail/coffee making station, electric blinds and blackout curtains. The technology includes a 55” SONY OLED smart TV with SKY and a centrally controlled integrated music system and radio to connect to our guest’s own playlist. The bedroom desk and spacious Carrara marble clad bathroom both boast a special view of Merton Tower at the rear. The bathroom has a serious rainfall shower, large enough for two, along with a twin vanity unit.

The combined space of the bedroom and terrace measures 58 square metres or 625 square feet. Rates for the experience of a lifetime start at £1000 per night.

The garden terrace features planting along with a dining table for four and after this summer, two sun loungers!

It is well known that art is one of the main ingredients of the Old Bank Hotel and Quod Restaurant and Bar and this special bedroom will feature some very interesting British 20th Century pictures and includes a terrific Geoffrey Clark abstract sculpture on the terrace.

So….. This brand new room and terrace has to be seen to be believed.


For further information, and high-resolution images, please contact:
Steve Holmes, Marketing & PR for Mogford Limited
(+44) 1865 517541
Old Bank Hotel
92-94 High Street
Oxford OX1 4BJ


The award winning 43 bedroom Old Bank Hotel and the 35 bedroom Old Parsonage are owned by Jeremy Mogford (founder of the Browns Restaurant group). They are the only two independently owned five star luxury hotels in Oxford. Centrally located, with complimentary parking and guest bicycles, a genuine culture of hospitality makes these hotels the best places to stay in the city.

Also, within the same company; Gees Restaurant, the Parsonage Grill and Quod Restaurant and Bar make up some of Oxford’s largest and most successful restaurants and bars, where locals and visitors meet for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. All are open all day every day.