Your Destination —
With over 900 years as a seat of learning, most sightseers to the city come to see the buildings and quadrangles of the 39 colleges that comprise Oxford University.Those visiting in Spring can enjoy college boat races, or from April onwards there is cruising on the Thames and punting on the Cherwell.
Any trip to Oxford should ideally begin with a guided walking tour or bus tour of the city. A wide variety of tours cater for all tastes - one can enjoy the Oxford University and City Tour, or Inspector Morse Tour or the more daring might take the evening Ghost Tour of the city.
Some places of interest:
Home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a unique example of English Baroque architecture. Inside, beautifully intricate, delicate carvings, hand painted ceilings and amazing porcelain collections, tapestries and paintings. Outside, 2100 acres of beautiful parkland, award-winning formal gardens and the great Lake — an unforgettable day out for all.
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology on Beaumont Street, Oxford, is the world's first university museum. Its first building was built in 1678–1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities Elias Ashmole gave Oxford University in 1677.
Oxford Castle – Unlocked
Oxford Castle – Unlocked reveals Oxford's less well known history, one that's rich with tales of great escapes, betrayal and even romance – all within the walls of this ancient castle and prison.
Your Hotel —
Just for you: late check out.
With great transport links into Oxford, the contemporary four star Oxford Hotel is the ideal place to stay when exploring Oxford and the surrounding area. After a long day in the city, retreat to the hotel's modern surroundings, and indulge in a beauty treatment, unwind in the sauna and cool off in the pool – the options for relaxation are in abundance.
Number of rooms: 168
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Your Room —
You may choose between a Standard Room or Premium Room.
Room amenities for both include:
- Air conditioning
- Mini safe
- Hair dryer
- Trouser press
- 24 hour room service
- Free WiFi
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on a bed and breakfast stay. Just for you: dinner on the 1st night and bottle of wine. Those choosing offer 2 will receive Afternoon Tea on the 2nd day.
Get your day off to a great start with the hotel's signature breakfast. Choose from a traditional cooked or light Continental selection, including farmhouse pork sausages, grilled back bacon, fresh fruit, flaky pastries and seeded breads. Or treat yourself to any of the classic dishes such as eggs benedict and smoked salmon or haddock.
In a superb setting, relax and enjoy a range of international and classic cuisine, complemented by a wide selection of wines from the hotel cellar at the Medio Brasserie.
Unwind in the comfortable Medio Bar for a pre or post-dinner drink and end the evening on a positive note. Cocktails, bar food and light bites are served.
The welcoming Cappucino Lounge provides the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely drink and snack. You can also enjoy Afternoon Tea, a decadent way of treating yourself and someone special.
Your Time —
The Health & Leisure Club is open to hotel guests and members. Facilities include:
- Fully equipped gym
- Indoor splash pool
- Sauna & steam room
- Squash courts
- Aerobic & spinning classes