Off Oxford’s High Street and opposite Magdalen College, this 17th-century converted coaching inn was often visited by the famous novelists J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S Lewis while being fellows of Oxford University. Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel is a good central base for exploring Oxford, only a 5-minute walk to the city center. Numerous colleges, museums and punting on the river are a short walk away.
The historic Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel has bright air-conditioned rooms that have internet access and a TV with satellite channels. The hotel boasts a choice of rooms including classic and privilege options. Following a recent extension, 17 additional bedrooms have been aded to the hotel. Those looking for an extra special trip should consider the deluxe suite, which overlooks Oxford High Street and offers luxurious extras including a coffee machine and robes. The hotel boasts the Eastgate Brasserie and with onsite limited parking (chargeable), it is the ideal place to stay while in Oxford.