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Malmaison Oxford Castle

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“converted prison”(157 reviews)
“cell rooms”(106 reviews)
“roll top bath”(130 reviews)
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29 Apr.30 Apr.
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Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We arrived in the morning to take advantage of the valet parking in central Oxford. Check in was excellent, they kept our bags until later when the room would be available. We were looking forward to our stay. But when we arrived back things went...More

5  Thank Bro44
Response from Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 21 November 2015

Dear Bro44 Thank you for taking the time to write your review on your hotel stay. I am very pleased the team gave you a warm welcome on arrival but I am disappointed we did not meet your expectations in regards to your room and...More

Reviewed 15 November 2015

We were travelling back from France and needed somewhere to stay in Oxford. We rang and were met by a helpful person who answered all our questions fully. We booked for one night with a dog which provided no problem. Because of the lateness of...More

3  Thank Williamsm24
Response from Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 21 November 2015

Dear Williamsm24 Thank you for taking the time to write your review on Malmaison Oxford. It is great to hear that Sam really looked after you through your stay. I will be sure to share your feedback and thanks with him. It is very nice...More

Reviewed 13 November 2015

We arrived and were greeted by a lovely gent on reception; despite being early we were checked in and then had the lovely surprise of realising that we had been given an upgrade to a cell room which was a real treat. The room was...More

1  Thank ellafant
Response from Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 15 November 2015

Dear MD1080 Thank you for your review following your stay at Malmaison Oxford. All guest feedback is important to us. If you are ever looking to return to oxford all of our best value options are on our brand website malmaison.com Kind Regards Emma Dore...More

Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

At £145 for one night excluding breakfast, this is a pricy stay. Had no idea it was a former prison so rather surprised when I arrived. Room was fine, apparently this was upgraded, disappointed bottled water was not free as in most other hotels. Free...More

Thank MD1080
Response from Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 15 November 2015

Dear MD1080 Thank you for writing your review following your stay with us. All guest feedback is very important to us. If you are looking to come back to Oxford our best value rates are always on our brand website malmaison.com We hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 12 November 2015

We were meeting up with friends and needed to find a hotel to stay overnight. My husband chose this hotel as it looked intersesting. I must admit I didn't like the thought of sleeping in a converted prison. We had booked a superior room with...More

1  Thank Lynne T
Response from Emma D, General Manager at Malmaison Oxford CastleResponded 15 November 2015

Dear Lynne T Thank you for your review following your stay with us here at Malmaison Oxford. I am very pleased you enjoyed your room and breakfast experience and that all the team were helpful throughout your stay. I appreciate your feedback in regards to...More

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Dry Cleaning
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
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Refrigerator in room
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USD 222 - USD 480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Business Hotel in Oxford
#7 Luxury Hotel in Oxford
#9 Romantic Hotel in Oxford
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 222 - USD 480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Business Hotel in Oxford
#7 Luxury Hotel in Oxford
#9 Romantic Hotel in Oxford
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Rach B
29 January 2018|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
For the full experience of the prison, book in the actual prison. The house of correction is opposite the prison.
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Portugal103
19 January 2018|
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Response from Antonio S | Property representative |
Dear Tanya, Thanks for your message - I have cancelled the car parking space for you. We look forward to seeing you soon! Kasey
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rachcheshire73
17 January 2018|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are in the main prison area
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Room Tips
"Cell blck A, laods of character."
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"Please note that this a review about holding an event in this hotel, rather than a review of the hotel itself."
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"The inner garden rooms are very quiet but have no lift."
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"Don't go in the new wing, it's very noisy."
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