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The 3 Best Accommodations Nearest to Oxford Train Station

The best hotel, inn, and hostel within 350 meters (5 minutes’ walk) of the Oxford railway station.

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There are three accommodations with good ratings and reviews that are within 350 meters, or 5 minutes’ walk, from the Oxford train station. To be shortlisted below, each accommodation should have a rating of at least 8/10 in Booking.com and at least 4/5 in TripAdvisor and Google Reviews.

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1. Royal Oxford Hotel

This hotel offers single, double, and triple rooms. A full English or continental breakfast is served daily. Children are welcome. Guests may bring pets upon request; additional charges may apply. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at £96 – £210.

  • 290 meters from Oxford Train Station
  • 8.2 / 10 at Booking.com, 4 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4 / 5 at Google Reviews
  • Book here 

2. Central Backpackers

This hostel has 4-, 6-, 8-, and 12-bed dormitory rooms, including a female-only dorm room. It has a rooftop terrace and its own bar. There is a fully equipped kitchen that guests can use from 7 AM to 11 PM. Sheets and towels are included in the accommodation price. Guests may bring their own locks for the lockers or buy one from the vending machine on site. The hostel also offers laundry and bag storage services. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Pets are not allowed. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hostel starts at £17 – £30.

  • 350 meters from Oxford Train Station
  • 8.3 / 10 at Booking.com, 4 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4.2 / 5 at Google Reviews
  • Book here 

3. The Porterhouse Grill & Rooms

This inn is a short walk from both the rail station and the Castle Quarter. The attached grill specialises in British steak and offers a variety of hand-pulled ales, cocktails, and wines. The rooms in the inn have queen-size beds. Children and pets are not allowed. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this inn starts at £166 – £220.

  • 400 meters from Oxford Train Station
  • 9 / 10 at Booking.com, 5 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4.5 / 5 at Google Reviews
  • Book here 
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Related FAQs

What are the best hotels in Oxford?

Old Bank Hotel and Old Parsonage Hotel are both centrally located and highly rated 5-star hotels. Both offer a variety of double rooms and suites. Rooms start at £252 a night at Old Bank Hotel and £238 a night at Old Parsonage Hotel.

If you don’t mind staying a bit farther from the center, Beechwood House is a beloved property (9.5/10) that offers 1- to 5-bedroom apartments starting at £250 per night.

The following guesthouses / bed and breakfasts offer double/twin rooms and are also very highly rated by previous guests:

  • Sabine Barn B&B – rated 9.5 / 10 – a one-night stay starts at £80
  • High Hedges Guest House – rated 9.5 / 10 – a one-night stay starts at £110
  • Oxfordbnb – rated 9.5 / 10 – also has triple rooms – a one-night stay starts at £57
  • Sandfield Guest House – rated 9.4 / 10 – also has single rooms – a one-night stay starts at £76

And for something a bit out of the ordinary, Oxford Riverside Glamping has bell tents with electric heating that can accommodate 4 persons each, starting at £90 a night. The private camping ground is located in Swinford Farm, Oxford, and has external fire pits, a communal cooking and washing-up area, and toilet and shower facilities.

What are the best small hotels in Oxford?

The Old Parsonage Hotel (9.1/10) is a boutique hotel set in a beautifully restored historic building around 5 minutes’ walk from the center of Oxford. Rooms start at £238 a night.

Bear and Ragged Staff (9.1/10) is an inn in a building parts of which are more than 450 years old. Aside from double rooms, the inn also has a family suite that can accommodate up to 4 guests (maximum of 3 adults). A one-night stay starts at £87.

Cotswold Lodge Hotel (8.2/10) is set in a Victorian country manor-style building roughly 10 minutes’ walk away from central Oxford. It has single rooms and a variety of double rooms starting at £75 per night.

Which Oxford hotels have private parking?

Centrally located Oxford hotels with private parking include:

  • Malmaison Oxford – The hotel has 30 onsite parking spaces that must be reserved in advance. Parking fee is £28.50 per day (1500h to 1200h the next day).
  • The Randolph Hotel – The hotel has private onsite parking, subject to availability. Reservation is required and the fee is £45.00 per day (1400h to 1200h the next day). They do not have disabled (blue badge) parking.
  • Ethos Hotel – The hotel has limited parking spaces on site which cost £10 per day and must be reserved prior to arrival.
  • Old Parsonage Hotel – The hotel offers guests free private parking on site but spots must be reserved beforehand and are subject to availability.
  • Westgate Hotel – This hotel offers free parking on site. Parking spaces cannot be reserved beforehand and may be subject to availability.
  • River Hotel – This hotel has private parking on site, which guests can use on the day of arrival before check-in and for the rest of the day after check-out. There is no need to reserve a spot beforehand, although guests are advised to inform reception when they have arrived and parked. This parking space is generally free, except for guests who have availed of the promotional room-only rates that are occasionally offered by the hotel.
  • Old Black Horse Inn – There is a large secure car park behind the inn, which guests can use for free with no need for prior reservation.
  • Newton House Guesthouse – They have a car park that guests can use on a first come, first served basis (the guesthouse does not take reservations for parking spaces), limited to one car per room.
  • The Sportsview Guest House – One car per room can be parked for free on site. Reservations are not possible; parking is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Voco Oxford Spires – The hotel has private parking on site at a rate of £15 per day. Prior reservation is not required.

Which Oxford hotels have free parking?

Centrally located Oxford hotels with free parking include:

  • The Old Parsonage Hotel has free private parking on site but this must be reserved prior to arrival and may be subject to availability.
  • Westgate Hotel also offers free on site parking on site but reservations are not possible and spaces may be subject to availability.
  • The River Hotel has private parking on site which are free for most guests, the exception being those who availed of promotional room-only rates.
  • The Old Black Horse Inn has a car park at the rear that guests can use for free without the need to reserve a spot beforehand.
  • Newton House Guesthouse has a car park that guests can use for free, one car per room, on a first come, first served basis.
  • The Sportsview Guest House has a car park that guests can use for free on a first come, first served basis (reservations are not possible), limited to one car per room.

Which Oxford hotels have a pool?

Hotels with a swimming pool are rare in Oxford and tend to be located a bit farther from the center.

  • Jurys Inn Oxford has an indoor swimming pool. Aside from double rooms, they have rooms that can accommodate three people. Rates start at £68 per night.
  • Stable Cottage in Worton Park, Oxford has an outdoor swimming pool open from May till the end of September. This holiday home can accommodate up to four people and starts at £174 per night.
  • Ensuite Rooms at Westminster Hall is a hostel that offers single rooms with ensuite bathrooms. Children cannot be accommodated in this hotel. They have a pool that guests can use with an additional charge. Rooms start at £39 per night.

Which Oxford hotels have a spa?

The Randolph Hotel has a spa that includes a steam room, hot tub, and sauna.

Which Oxford hotels have a sauna?

Jurys Inn Oxford, voco – Oxford Spires, and voco – Oxford Thames all have a sauna that can be used for free by guests of the hotel. The Randolph Hotel also has a sauna that guests can use with an additional charge.

Which Oxford hotels have a family room?

In addition, the following accommodations have rooms that can accommodate up to 4 guests:

Finally, The Jericho Hotel has a “family double room” that can sleep up to 5 adults.

Which Oxford hotels are by the river?

The Head of the River inn is located right by the banks of the River Thames and has an on-site pub and riverside terrace. Guests love that it is a great base for riverside walks. The Oxford train station is 1.4 km (around 20 minutes’ walk) away. Children are welcome. Dogs are allowed upon request with no extra charge. The inn offers a variety of double rooms, many of which have river views, starting at £125 per night.

Which Oxford hotel is opposite the Ashmolean?

The Randolph Hotel is a 5-star hotel located right across the Ashmolean Museum. It has single, double, and twin rooms, as well as a variety of suites, starting at £167 per night.

Which Oxford hotel is a former prison?

Malmaison Oxford is a 4-star boutique hotel that used to be a Victorian prison. The hotel offers a variety of double rooms and suites starting at £169 per night.

Is there a Holiday Inn in Oxford?

There are two Holiday Inn properties in Oxford.

Is there a youth hostel in Oxford?

Central Backpackers is a hostel in Oxford with good reviews and ratings. It is around 5 minutes’ walk from the train station. There are 4-, 6-, 8-, and 12-bed dormitory rooms, some of which are exclusive for females. Rates start at £17 per night.

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Note: Accommodations are shortlisted based on their review scores on Booking.com and TripAdvisor, as well as their distance from the train station as determined through Google Maps. We are not connected in any way with any of the properties listed, and the best accommodations are selected based on a combination of reviews, rankings, nearness to the train station, and best value for money. Affiliate links are used in this article; when you book, we may earn a small commission from the booking platform, but the price stays the same for you.