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Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our room at Holywell Bed and Breakfast was as charming, impeccable, and comfortable as we anticipated from the website information. We felt 'at home' immediately. Our hosts, Carrie and Stuart, were most welcoming and hospitable, providing lots of tips and information about their 1600's house, good spots for eating around town, lovely gardens and places we should visit. Anyone who...

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for two nights. We have traveled all through Europe and stayed in numerous B&B's and this ranks among the best in our opinion. The location is about a 15-20 minute walk from the train station and is about a 3 minute walk to the center of some of the best sites and pubs in...

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

only 2 rooms which are furnished very individually. Not a place to stay if you have any mobility issues. Nice breakfasts, not too over facing, although they do ration the toast! Very handy for Oxford - just a short walk into the centre.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Our visit to Oxford was to take in the the German market during a short break in Oxmas week. We stayed at Holywell B&B which was so relaxing with pleasant surroundings along with help from Carrie and Stuart on local places to see and do. We would recommend to anyone visiting Oxford it is the place to stay good value...

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Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stayed in the top floor room with the twin beds because it was the only one available, and even though my husband was sad we were in separate beds, we cannot express enough how wonderful our stay was! We stayed in September 2016 for 3 nights, and not only was the room clean, private, and comfortable, but the breakfasts...

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Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had a 3 night stay at the B&B and were so please with our choice. It is on the doorstep of all of the attractions in the city on a quiet road. It is really cosy and the hosts Stuart and Carrie were brilliant. Breakfasts were really good and not over facing. The pancakes are worth a try. And...

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A special place....Carrie and Stuart are wonderful hosts offering a unique Oxford experience in their charming 16th century B&B in the heart of academic Oxford. Our room on the top floor was quaint and charming if, as expected, a bit cramped. But everything worked fine, including Wi-Fi and being across from New College added an atmosphere of undergraduate life. Of...

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Goulburn
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Welcomed by Carrie and Stuart into their delightful home. We stayed in All Souls room and also appreciated the window open at night. We had very warm weather 27 degrees for three days in mid September 2016. Dining room just exquisite, breakfast all fresh food and very tasty. Our room was quaint and appealed to our characters. Stuart also has...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a small charming B&B in the heart of Oxford within walking distance of all the major sites. Breakfast is home-cooked with great eggs and coffee. The rooms are spacious, charming and quiet. The hosts are gracious. Stuart has been running Oxford walking tours for 30+ years, and is very amusing and knowledgeable. Wifi is excellent. Highly recommended.

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Arkansas
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Holywell Bed and Breakfast was a perfect holiday escape. I stayed in The All Souls Room and loved sleeping with the window open and the street light giving just the amount of light to not bother. The room was decorated very tastefully and so inviting. Carrie had different sizes of lamps in the room that made it so welcoming and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small, quiet, and traditional bed and breakfast located in the very heart of Oxford. The only traditional B&B in the city centre, Holywell B&B is a Grade II listed building and our home. Located opposite New College, with ample private parking, we are an excellent location for exploring the dreaming spires of Oxford. Ensuite and private baths, WiFi, and full breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holywell Bed and Breakfast

Address: 14 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $103 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Our room was the double (All Saints) facing the collegeat the front and was quite.”
822SimonB, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We liked the double room”
MarkandGillian, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quite, and in the centre of Oxford we were able to walk everywhere”
iansW4113JD, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are two guest rooms, we stayed in New College and it was perfect!”
303gabriellem, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only two to choose from, one double one twin, if you don,t like Steep narrow stairs choose the lower double”
Johnfrogley, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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