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Old Parsonage Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Lovely old building, right in town centre - great staff, nice rooms with modern facilities although no bath only a shower, which I would have preferred. Breakfast was delicious, but when you pay over 300 GBP a night you would expect it to be included, which it wasn't. Ordered room service and had an excellent dinner.

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Kansas City USA
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The charming Old Parsonage is perfect in every way. It is small boutique hotel oozing charm. The staff is extremely warm and friendly. The reception area is small with a large fireplace ...much like being in a home. The delicious and busy small restaurant is also on the first floor. Our room was up and down stairways with no elevator....

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Yes, it is a beautiful hotel with atmosphere, but it is very expensive. The price was fine with us - we wanted to stay at a nice hotel and were looking forward to it. We are also experienced travelers and have stayed in many 4 star city hotels with small rooms without incident. But we did expect a room where...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A central location with included reserved parking. The welcome and service from the whole team from the minute we arrived to when we left couldn't be faulted. Attentive without being over bearing. Food and room service also excellent.

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Andy. Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we hope we will have the chance to welcome you again? Best wishes, Toby

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Perfect place to stay when in Oxford either for business or pleasure. Much more intimate than the bigger hotels in the city, even cosy, but just as comfortable and well-kept. The nicely stocked library and sturdy free bikes compete for your attention, but both are high quality and very worthwhile (just don't try reading while riding your bike). It's a...

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments; they raised an appreciative smile. Pleased to hear you took advantage of the benefits of being a guest at the Old Parsonage. Books, beer and bicycles - what's not to like? We hope to see you again? Best wishes, Toby

Northamptonshire
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Old Parsonage to celebrate my wife's 40th birthday. The location is excellent. Close enough to the centre to walk (or bike) but just far enough to be away from the hustle and bustle. The service was superb from the reserved parking, check in and bar/restaurant. The room was lovely. Not huge but immaculately clean with a...

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Wonderful! Thank you for your 5 star review. What better way to celebrate a birthday? I do hope you will find an excuse to return? Best wishes, Toby

Scotland
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

A truly beautiful hotel made even better by excellent service. I stayed as part of an international group in oxford for a client conference and the foreign guests loved what is a quintessentially English luxury hotel. There are some steps to some of the rooms but the team here are very happy to help with luggage, and pretty much anything...

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much. So pleased you enjoyed our renowned hospitality. We are always keen to offer assistance and reassurance. Thanks too for mentioning the quality of our fresh farm eggs; proper deep yellow yolks make all the difference! Best wishes, Toby

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Perfectly located to explore the back alleyways, parking is a premium in Oxford so the fact there was parking major plus. Check in was problematic, however Toby was on hand to downplay the incident. A pot tea on arrival was a personal touch. Restaurant as good as one would get in UK, excellent wine list. Rooms modern and immaculate detail....

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Yvonne. We really appreciate your feedback and the positive comments regarding the food and wine. I am also pleased I was able to offer a suitable compromise, upon discovering you had double booked your room online and am glad you were able to make the most of our hospitality. I am sorry to hear you...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My family of 6 (wife and our 4 kids) spent two nights and the Old Parsonage during our stay in Oxford. The accommodations were excellent and the staff very courteous. The restaurant was wonderful. The location is ideal (walking distance to most attractions in Oxford). I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much! It was a pleasure to welcome you and your family and I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. Happy trails! Best wishes, Toby

Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 18 March 2017

So the location is good, the hotel has charm (parking better at the Old Bank) and one has to love the little touches like the fire in the reception/bar and the library now on the 1st floor. Thankfully suitcases are brought up for guests as there are many little ups and downs to most rooms. The rooms are of good...

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Toby A, Front Office Manager at Old Parsonage Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Very pleased to hear you enjoyed your return visit. I am sorry I did not immediately recognise you upon arrival. It has been quite a while since we last met. Your room was booked online, providing a different address and a temporary email address, so we did not make the connection...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ranked as the best hotel in Oxford, the 17th century Old Parsonage is situated in the heart of this historic city at the end of the beautiful boulevard St Giles. The recently completed restoration combines the original charm and character of the building with the very latest comfort, amenity and technology available today. The Old Parsonage restaurant and bar, famous for its intimate, bohemian, clubby atmosphere, serves classic British food with a modern, light touch. Open every day of the year, breakfast, lunch, dinner and our famous afternoon teas can be enjoyed in the company of Oxford's academic and literary elite. ... more   less 

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Address: 1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: ₹ 17,769 - ₹ 35,959 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Parsonage Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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