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Takaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here coming from New Zealand the Oxford accommodation costs seemed high so the River Hotel was great Good location, good breakfast , clean but dated room. Friendly staff would stay again .

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Near station, right by River Thames and walking distance to town. Large car park. Rooms a bit faded and bathroom small, but very comfortable and had everything you need.Very friendly and helpful staff and a great full English breakfast cooked to order.

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5Thank Kathy B
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Although the Hotel décor was rather dated, the room was pleasant and quiet and bathroom had a really powerful shower and all was immaculately clean. The outstanding kindness and friendliness of the staff really made our visit a pleasure. The breakfast was brilliant, all tastes catered for, tables presented well and again, service efficient and friendly

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3Thank suetip2016
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We very much enjoyed the ambience of this character rich property. We were greeted with a warm smile and nothing was too much trouble. We were in the top floor room and happily climbed the stairs to our comfy room that had all we needed, clean and modern ensuite, TV, tea & coffee making facilities. The wifi worked quite well,...

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bollybay
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This hotel has very pleasant staff and is in an excellent location, but the property is very tired. The rooms are clean but shabby and the bathroom is very cramped, as for the shower (not good) above the bath with a curtain that was too short, not a pleasing experience. The tv was very small and there seemed to be...

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2Thank BollybayBolly
London UK
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We received a very warm welcome when we arrived early for an overnight stay at this reasonably priced Hotel. Our luggage was put in a locked room whilst we went off to walk along the Thames path, access to the path being no more than 25 metres away. Another warm welcome when we returned at seven o'clock. The room was...

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Missoula, MT
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Great people and excellent location. I really appreciated the attentiveness of staff upon our arrival and their willingness to accommodate our early departure the next morning. They provided us with breakfast tray. Very pleasant all around.

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Glen Echo, Maryland
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Once again I was hosted to a stay that involved no drama at a very reasonable cost. As a repeat guest, I seemed to be treated quite royally. Sought after and full during the Skoll World Forum, breakfast is a rare experience of made-to-order wonderful food and superb conversation with other delegates. Those in the search of a better world...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The staff were lovely, friendly and helpful. Our room was well equipped, quiet and everything worked. the breakfasts were good. It was only a short walk to the city centre and even shorter to the station and there were also lots of buses. The little garden by the river was a bonus, and we would also recommend the restaurant opposite

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The hotel is perfectly situated near the centre of Oxford, also in proximity of several scenic walking routes along the river. The building and the surroundings are well maintained, the room was well furnished and comfortable.

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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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  • Breakfast included
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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 - $150 (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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“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
“Nice view of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles lilylaurenkav, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
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