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Old Parsonage Hotel

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 February 2015

We recently got married in Oxford and chose to have our reception at the Old Parsonage in the Pike Room. We also stayed there 2 nights and so did our friends who are a family of 4. We booked a standard double room and left it up to the hotel if we had a room in the new or older...

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Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2015

What a lovely friendly hotel, full of character and nothing was too much trouble. I was greeted by a lovely roaring fire and extremely efficient staff. Food was very good and the room a delight. We were upgraded too which was an added bonus! Perfect location. Sadly this trip was very brief vi but I am really looking forward to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Wonderful hotel with excellent, friendly staff, good facilities particuarly the library which is well stocked. Varied menu in the restaurant both for dinner and breakfast - & they very kindly upgraded me. Looking forward to my next visit....

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Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Those who have read my reviews of Randolph McDonald hotel in oxford will know my frustration ......a wise friend recommended the Old Parsonage ....oh and what a great decision ....great location , easy close walk to city , full of character , well furbished rooms and best of all superb staff friendly and a delight in every way ....we arrived...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2015

I'm very glad that I decided to select the Old Parsonage, it's absolutely lovely and stylish with warm service (although the heavily promoted heated floors in the bathroom didn't work and the shower room was very chilly...in fairness temperatures outside were an icy minus Celsius). The best hotel in Oxford in my view; despite the historic and slightly rustic or...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2015

My stay was excellent. The hotel is quiet and yet close to the city centre. The staff is extremely attentive and embracing, with a ready smile and attention to detail. It is also helpful that one of the best restaurants in town is actually the house restaurant. The recently renovated rooms are very nice, in particular the heated bathroom floors...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We spent an absolutely lovely NYE here this year. My only regret was that we didn't have another night to spend in Oxford. We checked in on a rainy afternoon and walking into the reception area with the fireplace going definitely warmed up our day. The parking is a bit precarious but we had a small rental car that we...

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

Thank you for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us; you obviously got the new year off to a great start. We do hope you will return to us, when you visit Oxford again. The historical nature and design of the hotel precludes us from being able to have a lift (elevator). For your reassurance, and...

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I made the booking over the phone, the day of our visit. The receptionist was excellent and informative, when asked about car parking she said she would reserve a place for us. When we arrived we saw our parking place with our name on right next to the Hotel, this Hotel is only a few hundred meters from the centre...

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

Thank you for such positive feedback, Neil. It is fantastic to have these comments available for all to read. We are privileged to regularly welcome new guests, like yourselves, as well as a loyal following of returning visitors, so are becoming much less of a 'secret'. Thanks again, for spreading the good word!

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Reviewed 5 January 2015

We spent a wonderful new years eve at the Old Parsonage. It's recently went through a renovation and they have done a wonderful job. The common areas are homely, warm and inviting and the rooms are lovely. They have added many small features only commonly found in the worlds large exclusive hotels like underfloor heating in the bathroom, non misting...

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

Thank you for such constructive feedback and kind words, Warren. Post refurbishment, all of our rooms have been redesigned to the same high standard. The features you generously mention are available in all rooms (with the exception of the blackout blinds, which are unique to bedrooms on the newly constructed 2nd floor). It is regrettable that the restaurant did not...

Guildford
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Stayed over New Year. Lovely mix of old and new architecture and recently refurbished to a high standard in greys and orange in the glass library, purple and black in the bar and restaurant. Very good food but they really need to review the portion sizes and please get rid of the 12.5% service charge (no option not to pay...

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

Thank you for your comments. It is satisfying to hear that our intended aim of retaining the historical charm of the Old Parsonage, whilst offering modern comfort and convenience, is in evidence. To reassure you and others reading this, the restaurant’s service charge is discretionary and can, of course, be removed. Apologies for any inconvenience caused by the fire alarm...

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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: ₹ 14,659 - ₹ 31,424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Parsonage Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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