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    River Hotel

    17 Botley Road | Oxford City by River Thames, Oxford OX2 0AA, England
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    “train station” (26 reviews)
    “city centre” (24 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 269 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The overall décor and furnishings of the River Hotel are a little dated. We were warned of this by reading previous reviews. But this was more than compensated for by the hotel's friendly welcome, their efficiency and the superbly cooked breakfasts. The hotel is also...More

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    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    My husband, son and I stayed here in March on holiday. The reason we chose this hotel was price and location. We were able to drop off our rental car, walk to visit sights at the university and walk to the bus/train station. The room...More

    Thank SusanKeiko
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Very basic accommodation at a very handy location. The staff were helpful and friendly and there is good parking at the back. We were there 10 days ago and it was stifling hot without AC. still for the price it was worth it. We were...More

    Thank PhoebeNJ
    Response from rhoxf, Manager at River HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay in Oxford and at the River Hotel. It is very rare we need air conditioning, just those few very warm days in July that you experienced; we do have fans available on...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Never have i been so disturbed, after paying the amount of sterling, only to find when upon entering the lavatory, to my horror the kitchen towel disceted in half placed upon the toiler roll holder. The owner must be potty.More

    Thank Mark K
    Response from rhoxf, Manager at River HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Sir, as I read your review I couldn't believe what you were describing. The hotel uses branded toilet paper in all our bathrooms; for sure using half a kitchen roll would be absurd. Perhaps the toilet roll was snagged on the metal holder, making...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed in the hotel for one night while visiting Oxford. The rooms were adequate, each with private bathroom, including bath tub. One of the private bathrooms was on the other side of the floor, but this fact was compensated by an additional sink in...More

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    Response from rhoxf, Manager at River HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind comments and we welcome you to the River Hotel on your next trip to Oxford. All rooms have their own bathroom with toilet, bath tub and shower head. Most of our rooms are full 'en-suite', while two rooms have a...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$75 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Oxford
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • River Hotel Oxford
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    capepurr
    30 March 2017|
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    Response from rhoxf | Property representative |
    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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    PhoebeNJ
    11 February 2017|
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    Response from rhoxf | Property representative |
    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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    "All are fine"
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    "We loved the first floor at the front (twin beds for my mother & I). Quiet & bright."
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    "You can never tell a house by its curtains"
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    "Room no. 3 where we stayed. Very quiet and not over looked from outside."
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