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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent the previous evening at the Randolph, the Vanbrugh House was truly a breathe of fresh air. It's only a comparatively small hotel with limited facilities but everything it does do are done well. All the staff were extremely friendly, helpful and competent. We had a very comfortable and quiet room, immaculately clean and ideal for our needs. The...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome hotel. Warm and attentive staff. Centrally located Minutes from shopping pubs restaurants and colleges. We will definitely stay here again. The room was huge and spacious! Ammenities were nice and the breakfast was delicious ! Only a ten minute walk from the train station.

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Dave R, General Manager at Vanbrugh House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear meredithinva, Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return! Kind regards David Robinson General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was in the centre of Oxford and close to all amenities. Staff were friendly and helpful and our breakfast was delicious. Our room was small but had everything that we wanted in it. Lovely shower!

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Dave R, General Manager at Vanbrugh House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Candice1951, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It is pleasing to read that the service provided during your visit was received as intended, friendly and helpful. We hope to see you again soon at Vanbrugh House Hotel. Kind regards David Robinson General Manager

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cozy, comfortable and elegant hotel with a variety of hot and fresh drinks and biscuits available in the room. Optimal location, in a quiet street but very close to the shopping area, restaurants and University colleges. It's at walking distance from the central bus station.

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Dave R, General Manager at Vanbrugh House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear G0909, Thank you for taking the time to write your 5 star review. Our central location, right in the very heart of Oxford, means you are only footsteps away from the theaters, museums, restaurants and shops. Its great to read you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon at Vanbrugh House Hotel. Kind regards David Robinson...

Oxon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You get what you pay for. This isn't cheap but it is good value. The room was beautiful and had everything you need including two stunning baths. The staff could not have been more helpful, and they worked round unusual dietary requirements. It's very central too.

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Dave R, General Manager at Vanbrugh House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Josie, Thank you so much for your 5 star review. Its great to read that the service provided by the team was appreciated, your comments will be passed on. We hope to see you again soon at Vanbrugh House Hotel. Kind regards David Robinson General Manager

Berkshire, UK
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Normally these days when I hear 'boutique' hotel, I immediately move on to a real five star hotel, as in my experience the word boutique is usually inserted to hide something that is fundamentally wrong with the place. The Vanbrugh House Hotel is however an exception to my rule..........almost. A beautifully decorated hotel right in the heart of Oxford, this...

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Dave R, General Manager at Vanbrugh House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WorldGlobetrotter_8, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and im sorry that the great British weather was a let down! All our rooms are stocked with umbrellas and i apologize if yours could not be located, i will be looking into this. However for future reference, if there is anything you do require during your visit,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our room was thoughtfully decorated, nice large firm bed and had all mod-cons. The breakfast was bang on (could have done with Kippers on the menu... but there you go.) It also has an excellent location which is right off central Oxford, but down a pretty quiet street which is excellent. Staff were nice and attentive as well.

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Dave R, General Manager at Vanbrugh House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephen, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your five star review. It is so pleasing to read that all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. We look forward to welcoming you again at Vanbrugh House Hotel. Kind regards David Robinson General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I know Oxford and its eateries like the back of my hand. Amongst those serving European cuisine, this is by far the best for value for money, with great food, wines and service. Took my old college principal as I was on a budget, and was not disappointed. Neither was he and he's fussy. Will return soon. Lovely Spanish waitress.

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Dear Julian68205, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your 5 star review. Its pleasing to read that you you appreciated the food, the wine and the service. I have passed on your valued comments to Laura. We look forward to welcoming you on your return to Vanbrugh House Hotel. Kind regards David General Manager

Twickenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Let’s start with the positives: it is slap bang in the middle of the city centre, the staff are friendly and the decor is modern and tasteful. The negatives, unfortunately, outweigh the positives: We stayed in the optimistically named Oxford Union Suite made up of a small room with cracked walls, a pointless box room that acted a as thoroughfare...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I was here on business and chose the Vanbrugh House for it's location in the center of Oxford and its price point. The location absolutely lived up to what I expected. It's just behind George Street and in the center area where there are loads of shops, restaurants, bars, and people (mostly college students) always roaming about. The staff upon...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Vanbrugh House Hotel

Address: Vanburgh House 20-24 St. Michaels Street, Oxford OX1 2EB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: ₹ 12,937 - ₹ 22,992 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vanbrugh House Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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