Hotels in Oxford, the United Kingdom

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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Low seasonFebruarycheapest month to stay
High seasonMaymost expensive time to stay
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£73 - £1,575

Highest day of weekSaturdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekThursdayis the cheapest day of the week to book
£89is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
£73is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
Cheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in Oxford is: 4-5 star, 76 days before.

1-2 star

£55 - £113

3 star

£72 - £93

4-5 star

£137 - £150

Useful insights on Oxford hotels

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Most Popular Hotel (5-star)

The Randolph Hotel, by Graduate Hotels

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Average Length of Stay

2 days
The cheapest price for a room in Oxford found in the last 7 days is £14/night. This rate is available with Yha Oxford, a 1-star hotel.
Travel with comfort when booking a room with The Randolph Hotel, by Graduate Hotels, the most popular 5-star hotel in Oxford (8.1/10 rating - based on 1,205 reviews).
There are 213 hotels in Oxford close to London Heathrow. Aerotel London Heathrow T2 & T3 is the nearest with a distance of 0.1 mi from this airport.
On average, people stay for 2 days when lodging at hotels in Oxford. The average accommodation price for 2 days in Oxford in the past week is £210.

Oxford travel tips

Best time to visit Oxford

Located in South East England, Oxford has warm summers and cool to cold winters. Spring months from March – May and autumn months from September – November, are good times to enjoy the mild weather and lesser crowds. Average temperature ranges between 10 – 17 degrees Celsius. The city also hosts several festivals around spring time, including the Oxford Jazz Festival, The Chocolate Festival, and The English Music Festival. Summer months from June – August see the maximum tourist crowd. Hotel rates also tend to be higher during this period. From December – February, the days are shorter, and there is a possibility of snowfall. Average day time temperatures hover around 6 – 8 degrees Celsius. If you do not mind the cooler temperatures, winter is a good time to visit, especially to soak in the festive atmosphere around Christmas and New Year. The city hosts a number of fairs and Christmas markets at this time.

Getting around Oxford

Most of Oxford’s tourist attractions are located north of the river, and are within walking distance of each other. The city also has an excellent bus service operated by the Oxford Bus Company. Fares start as low as £1.10 GBP for a single trip, and vary based on the bus routes and zones travelled. Biking is another very popular way to get around the city. There are several bike rental agencies in the city, or you can also take advantage of Oxford’s bike-share program called OXONBIKE. Pick up a pedal bike for £1.00 GBP per hour or an electric bike for £2.00 GBP per hour for as many hours as you wish. There are several taxi operators in the city, and taxis are easily available at all times. Avoid driving around Oxford if you can, since parking is expensive and hard to find.

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Average £138

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Where to stay in Oxford

Best places to stay in Oxford

Attracting bright young minds and tourists alike, the university city of Oxford blends old world charm with everything hip and modern. Featuring cobbled alleyways, awe-inspiring university buildings, and architecture of all styles and eras, Oxford is just an hour away from London. You will find that it is a perfect short-stay destination.

City Centre

The city centre is home to almost all the Oxford colleges and historic architecture that makes up the ‘Dreaming Spires’. It also features several interesting museums, libraries, book shops, and hip bars and restaurants. Many of the city centre hotels are housed in handsome period buildings, but inside you will find modern amenities like sleek spas and chic rooms with modern amenities. Stay in luxurious, boutique accommodation at the Vanbrugh House Hotel, which boasts a bold architectural style, and charming rooms and suites. On the historic Broad Street, you have The Buttery, a family-run hotel in a traditional townhouse, just a 2-minute walk from the Sheldonian Theatre. You can also look at The Old Bank Hotel on High Street, which features cosy rooms with cushioned window seats that look out at the ‘Dreaming Spires’. A little further north, consider the slick and stylish rooms of the Old Parsonage Hotel, perfectly located amidst quaint old pubs on Banbury Road.

Abingdon Road

Heading south from the city centre, the Abingdon Road area features lush green fields and leafy suburbs. If this is not your first time in Oxford, you can look at a more relaxed experience in this area. You have the Oxford Spires Hotel set in a Cotswold stone building, surrounded by beautiful parkland along the Thames River. Or consider staying at The Oxford Townhouse, which offers relaxed bed and breakfast accommodation spread over 2 Victorian townhouses, and just a 15-minute walk from the city centre.

Cowley Road

This is a cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse neighbourhood that features quirky vintage shops and cafés, and vibrant street art. It is also home to the annual Cowley Road Carnival which includes street performances, parades, food, and a celebration of the neighbourhood’s diversity. Enjoy comfortable rooms with modern amenities at the family-run Athena Guest House. It is, set in a Victorian brick home, close to the live music venue of O2 Academy Oxford. Or consider The Old Black Horse, a 17th century Coaching Inn which is just a 5-minute walk to the city centre.


Jericho is a hip neighbourhood with a Bohemian vibe. It has plenty of independent shops, fantastic Georgian and Victorian architecture, and rows of pretty, colourful houses. The area is also known for a vibrant night life with several bars and live music venues that entertain tourists and the large student community of the city. Enjoy a luxurious stay in the charming and elegant rooms of the Macdonald Randolph Hotel, set in a landmark building on Beaumont Street. You also have The Richmond, a small private hotel on Walton Crescent, surrounded by a host of restaurants and interesting shops.

Cheap hotels in Oxford

With a huge student population across its 42 colleges, Oxford has several options for affordable hotels and hostels, cheap food, and a thriving nightlife. Book a stay at the award-winning hostel Central Backpackers, which provides comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi at Park End Street, in the heart of Oxford City Centre. You also have colourful dorm rooms, free breakfast, and a hip pub with pool tables, at the Oxford Backpackers hostel on Hythe Bridge Street. On Abingdon Road, you can stay at Victoria Hotel Oxford which offers simple, affordable rooms. Or enjoy unique rooms with antique and retro furnishing at Browns, a quirky and interesting Bed and Breakfast accommodation set in a Victorian house at Iffley Road.

Learn about attractions and sights in Oxford

As soon as you hear Oxford, you can picture a beautiful city with the architecturally grand golden-stone college buildings. You will see large groups of hip youngsters walking around charming medieval streets. You will notice the impressive libraries and museums, and eclectic restaurants, cafés and clubs. The vibrant and energetic city of Oxford promises all of the above, and more.

  • Admire the medieval architecture of elegant domes, attractive stained glass art, and beautiful stone carvings that rise high up to form Oxford’s famous skyline, known as the ‘Dreaming Spires’.
  • Enjoy the museum circuit when you visit the Modern Art Oxford museum, the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Museum of the History of Science, and the Ashmolean Museum which features art, architecture, and antiques.
  • Go college-hopping across some of the most famous and historic college campuses in the city. Magdalen College is known for a beautiful campus set amid 40 hectares of private lawns and woodlands. Exeter College is known for its elaborate 17th century dining hall and ornate Victorian Gothic chapel. Christ Church is the largest Oxford college with the most grand quadrangle, and several magnificent buildings.
  • Click pictures in front of Radcliffe Camera, a beautiful bright circular columned library, and a quintessential Oxford landmark.
  • Browse through the scores of stalls selling fresh produce, flowers, gifts, and baked goods, at the Oxford Covered Market. Indulge in the warm and delicious cookies at Ben’s Cookies in the market.
  • Climb atop the landmark Carfax Tower and enjoy panoramic views of Oxford from the tallest medieval structure in the city.
  • Enjoy sailing down The Isis (name of the Thames River within Oxford city boundaries) in a row boat or the classic punt (a long, narrow, flat-bottomed boat).
  • Watch a live performance at the open air theatre run by the Oxford Shakespeare Co.
  • Get a drink at Lamb & Flag, a traditional Georgian pub on St. Giles Street which sends its profits to needy students at St. John’s University.
  • Indulge in a luxurious Afternoon Tea tradition in The Drawing Room at the Macdonald Randolph Hotel.
  • Watch an old classic or a new Hollywood film at the Ultimate Picture Palace, which boasts a beautiful Art Deco auditorium.
  • Book lovers should not miss a visit to Blackwell’s Bookshop to see The Norrington Room, a 10,000-sq. ft. room which is the largest room of books available for sale in Europe, with over 3 miles worth of book space.

Information about staying in Oxford

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The average length of stay in Oxford is 2 nights.

Hotels in Oxford show a range of prices for their rooms. These are determined by factors such as availability, locale and amenities. On average, rooms will be around £111 per night.

The cheapest month to book a hotel in Oxford is February. The cost of your room could be as much as 79% cheaper than in peak months.

The cost of a Oxford hotel room will vary for each day, but generally Wednesday works out the most economical, with Friday proving the least economical.

Hostels in Oxford (including hotels rated 2 stars and below) cost £57 per person, per night on average. This is £55 per night cheaper than the average cost of hotels in Oxford.

With generally low rainfall expected (62 mm) and an average temperature of 17 °C, those staying at a hotel in Oxford may want to take some time during their visit to go see popular landmarks in the area. Considering the weather during August, attractions worth visiting near Oxford are Headington Shark, Oxford Town Hall, and Radcliffe Camera.

The city of Oxford has holiday rentals available as well as hotels if you’re looking for different accommodation options. At the moment, there are 169 holiday rentals in the city. We recommend booking Oxford Private Studio - Free Parking for your stay, which is the most popular rental in Oxford. Search for deals on holiday rentals in Oxford.

Yes, Oxford hostels are available if you aren’t interested in staying at a traditional hotel. Yha Oxford is the most popular out of the 67 hostels in Oxford. Search for deals on hostels in Oxford.

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374 Banbury Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

Newton House

Newton House

82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

Easyhotel Oxford

Easyhotel Oxford

278-292 Banbury Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

Tower House

Tower House

15 Ship Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

WestGate Hotel

WestGate Hotel

1 Botley Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

St Margarets Hotel

St Margarets Hotel

41 St Margarets Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford Guest House

Oxford Guest House

228 London Road, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Bocardo Hotel

The Bocardo Hotel

24-26 George Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Clifden Arms

The Clifden Arms

75 Clifden Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Chequers at Burcot

The Chequers at Burcot

Abingdon Rd, Oxford, United Kingdom

Cotswold House

Cotswold House

363 Banbury Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Talkhouse

The Talkhouse

Wheatley Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Oxford House

The Oxford House

128 Oxford Road, Cowley, Oxford, United Kingdom


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