We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Oxpens Road, Oxford OX1 1RX, England
Phone Number:
+44 1865 305010
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Oxford City Stars, Oxford's Premier Ice Hockey team playing in the NIHL1....

Oxford City Stars, Oxford's Premier Ice Hockey team playing in the NIHL1. Take a look at our website for the next home game and come and see the fastest team sport in the world take place in the heart of Oxford. Guaranteed to leave you impressed and catch the hockey bug which is currently winning the hearts of Oxford. Sunday night in Oxford is now "Hockey night in Oxford".






read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 43 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 7
  • 14
    Very good
  • 12
  • 2
  • 6
Ice rink is a bit run down but loved the visit.

I think this is a great asset for the city of Oxford, the wife and I didn't go to skate we went to watch the Oxford City Stars play the Bracknell Hornets. It was our first time... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 41: English reviews
Level Contributor
277 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I think this is a great asset for the city of Oxford, the wife and I didn't go to skate we went to watch the Oxford City Stars play the Bracknell Hornets. It was our first time watching Ice Hockey and we loved it, we'll definitely be going to watch them again. The actual ice rink itself we thought was... More 

Thank PeterGarrett78
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

My daughter had her 9th birthday party at the ice rink. The party was really well organised with lots of activities for the children to do on the ice as well as a private party room after. The host was very good and encouraged them to have the confidence to skate. All the children went away happy and I think... More 

Thank MattySmith83
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I really enjoyed my skate today you must have one of or the nicest rink I have visited. The Ice was well surfaced friendly staff and an atmosphere that makes you want to Skate . However I thought the car parking was a bit expensive. Roger Bailey Nottingham

Thank Roger B
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We went on a Saturday afternoon and the place was absolutley packed, we queued over an hour to get in (they only have one till open) then we had to queue up for 15 minutes to get our skates. They need to have a cap on numbers. It was very streaaful. When we finally go onto the ice rink a... More 

Thank Jocomp
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I went the other day and it was very dirty, the staff were very rude. The skates were some out of last century. It was not cheap either. The river by it was nice. I would not recomend this place to anyone.

1 Thank Paul F
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I had not been to the Oxford Ice Rink for a number of years and was very shocked how run down it has become. Its quite a shame because it used to be a very nice and friendly place. There was a very long wait to pay then another long wait to get the skates. The skates were very old... More 

1 Thank Ian K
Level Contributor
21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We first went yesterday, but after a 25min queue to pay nobody mentioned the next 25min queue to collect skating boots. We asked for a refund as after both queues we would only have half an hour on the ice before closing time, which for the best part of £30 was too steep. Our second try this morning was less... More 

Thank Ashley L
Burford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
119 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Visited for the first time to watch an ice show which was brilliant. Very good routines and talented ice skaters. However the venue is grotty, seats are very uncomfortable and they couldn't find our tickets that we pre paid for in their folder so just let us in. Long queue for a cup of tea and disorganised chaotic team working... More 

Thank Nichola B
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Skated here morning noon and night as a teenager. Curiosity got the better of me during a recent trip to visit family in the Oxford area having moved away many years ago. Much the same as I remember it! Parking charges in the council run car park adjacent are daylight robbery - but that's Oxford for you! Looks like it's... More 

1 Thank Julian B
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

As above, the private coaches are happy and helpful, can have a bit of fun going around, my girls love it, but it really is very dirty everywhere you look.

Thank mrfinn171061

Travellers who viewed Oxford City Stars also viewed

Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford, Oxfordshire

Been to Oxford City Stars? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Oxford City Stars staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?