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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chose the River Hotel for parking facilities (excellent) and convenience to city centre (even netter than I had expected). It was almost central, with an easy walk to everywhere, and yet quiet (double-glazed sash windows), and picturesquely located on a river's edge. Formerly a private house, it has been converted into a small hotel but retains period features that I...

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Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely short-stay at this hotel. It is so convenient for the centre of Oxford and its restaurants, we did not use our car at all. The staff could not be more friendly and helpful and the breakfasts were great. Our room was clean but rather dated, although the reception rooms had been updated. The blinds on the...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value, clean, friendly, good food, clean room, very happy place to stay, on river Thames. Very handy for town centre and good resteraunts.Good, well stocked bar.Secure parking off road. Rooms although not over large but comfortable and more than adequate.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent cleanliness and brilliant bacon! A very enjoyable few nights stay over a period of weeks. I slept well, heard very little noise, love simplicity and warmth, like free parking,a good location, favour hot showers and good size rooms, require outstanding cleanliness, polite, professional, efficient staff and comfortable pillows and beds. Most of all I am grateful for a good...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this great hotel for 3 nights. We very liked the location, the room and its amenities. The service was excellent, and the staff were very nice and helpful. We liked everything about the hotel and we will certainly go there as and when we visit Oxford, where I studied for my postgraduate degree many...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is good, close to the center. It was nothing luxurious but there was a lot of space and it was very clean. The staff was specially kind and helpful, all of them. I enjoyed my stay a lot!

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Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location five minute stroll to the train station where you can catch the tourist bus at the first stop. Easy walk into the city centre. Lots of places to eat and drink. Free parking and secure. A bit tired but very clean and plenty of hot water. Staff were lovely and friendly. A good freshly cooked breakfast with plenty...

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rhoxf, Owner at River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments salty9. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Oxford and your stay at the River Hotel, with special mention of the friendly staff, our breakfast with riverside view, city centre location with free car parking.

Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel ,friendly,good position ,leave your car at the hotel and use public transport to see Oxford . Punters pub good for food by River Thames, circular 1hr bus ride around Oxford to see very interesting locations where you can get off and on any time at special stops on route.

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rhoxf, Owner at River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments Thelma and Gordon. I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Oxford and your stay at the River Hotel, enjoying the riverside location and eating options close by.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The hotel is in a very convenient location, being an easy walk from the station and right on the river. It is an old building and some of the decor is quirky and sometimes dated, but it is a refreshing change from the bland sameness of the hotel chains. It is not particularly cheap, but the price is all inclusive,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located near the train station and on the banks of the river. Staff were very pleasant, room was dated but comfortable, reasonably quiet location. Wifi was a bit spotty. Has a nice bar - but beer was not chilled.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Long established local business in a good location by the River Thames at Osney bridge. Walking distance to city, colleges and venues, Oxford rail and bus stations, one of nearest to Said Business School and Kings Centre. Small hotel friendly service and value, all rooms with own bath with shower head and toilet, digital TV, radio and free tea/coffee tray. Residents bar/lounge, Free car park on site, Free wifi. VisitBritain **Metro grading awarded since 2007, free breakfast service with buffet and main meal cooked to order. 24-hour access with key. Oxford college owned property, originally 1870s master-builder's home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Hotel

Address: 17 Botley Road | Oxford City by River Thames, Oxford OX2 0AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $98 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — River Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
River Hotel Oxford
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Oxford
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“We loved the first floor at the front (twin beds for my mother & I). Quiet & bright.”
 of 5 bubbles Mama-U, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You can never tell a house by its curtains”
 of 5 bubbles Sam907, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room no. 3 where we stayed. Very quiet and not over looked from outside.”
 of 5 bubbles mhtayeb, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Critickle, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The best views of the river are on the west side of the hotel. I'm not sure how many or which rooms are located there.”
 of 5 bubbles 462tonyk, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
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