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River Hotel

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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 offering 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, car park on site, Free wifi. VisitBritain **Metro grading awarded since 2007, 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.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 87 out of 100
20Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
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Just 1 night stay.Its a basic hotel,A bit tired and dated,but clean.The shower wasn't very good for anyone tall.But we managed.If you just want somewhere to lay your head, no frills the River is ideal.
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Arrived in Oxford on a snowy day. Car park was clearly marked, the hotel was fairly empty. Check in was easy and the room was conveniently placed. Room was pleasant but felt a little cramped, sockets weren't conveniently placed for charging phones etc. The bathroom was
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River Hotel is conveniently located close to train station and Oxford city centre. The room is compact but provides everything you need. Staff are all very friendly. It is a very efficiently run hotel and everything is very organised. The breakfast is great, choice of
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We were remembered from our previous visits and made arrangements for our parking wants. very convenient to get into Oxford or bus/taxi to the hospital. We shall be back again as it makes a good base for what ever your reason to visit Oxford.
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Response from rhoxf, Owner at River Hotel
Responded 22 Jan 2019
Thank you your kind review Eve and it was a pleasure to accommodate you and your husband once again. We are delighted to know that our friendly service met all your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Oxford.
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This is a totally no frills hotel near the train station, though a bit further from the city center. The rooms are very basic and not uncomfortable. They had a very good breakfast though. Overall a nice budget type place.
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in real world we mix cold and hot to actually use it .
The blue 'river' theme continues on the stair case which leads down to the meeting room and toil
Bedroom after Tracey Emin, I wish
Compact bathroom
Our family rooms have a double bed and a single bed, normally for three occupants; it would depend on the age of your children and for how many nights you wish to stay. Please contact the hotel directly with your request.
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We have ample free parking on site for registered residents, it is not necessary to book a space. When booking we enquire your arrival time and transport to send appropriate directions. River Hotel Oxford reception
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"Our room faced the main road but didn't notice the traffic"
"The top rooms might be a struggle for guests with knees or hips which have seen better days."
"If you have mobility issues, ask for a lower floor: the stairs are narrow and there's plenty of them."
"Ask for rear bedroom as quietest"
"Quiet hotel: even rooms facing on main road were quiet at night."
US$128 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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