Whether you are looking to stay amongst the rolling hills of the Oxfordshire countryside, in the hustle and bustle of Oxford itself, or perhaps a relaxing spa break in the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire has no shortage of beautiful hotels.
The Greyhound Inn
This 18th Century free house is not simply a pub, but also offers the perfect place to escape if you are looking to immerse yourself in village life. Sitting on the northern border of the South Wessex Downs area of Natural Beauty, there is no shortage of countryside walks, British pubs, and quintessential cottages straight from this hotel.
With just eight well presented bedrooms, there is no risk of being overlooked by staff. Enjoy the warm welcome at this cosy inn, you won’t receive anything like it in a city hotel. Whilst each guest room is individually decorated, all the beds have luxury handmade pocket spring mattresses by Hypnos, and are made up with crisp white linen.
Wake up the next morning to a delicious cooked breakfast, and if you have a busy day ahead, staff will be more than happy to provide you with a packed lunch.
Price: Starting form £90 per night
Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
With a strong focus on food, this luxurious property in the heart of Oxfordshire is hard to beat when it comes to luxury and quality. Created by celebrated chef Raymond Blanc, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons is renowned for offering one of Britain’s finest gastronomic experiences.
This exclusive manor house hotel showcases 32 individually designed guest rooms and suites, and of course two Michelin Stars. The hotel is surrounded by perfectly manicured lawns and gardens, as well as its own extensive vegetable gardens that have been created to provide ingredients to the acclaimed Raymond Blanc Cookery School which is also on site.
Of course this is one of Britain’s finest boutique hotels and its lavish guest rooms and suites prove this in more ways than one. If you are looking for something really special, and don’t mind paying for it, book yourself into one of the One Bedroom Garden Suites. These suites are dripping with Provencal charm and are the highest quality hotel suites in Oxfordshire.
Price: Starting from £600 per night
Old Parsonage Hotel
Situated in the heart of Oxford, the Parsonage Hotel is the place to stay when visiting this historic city. This independently owned 5* hotel dates back to the 17th Century so oozes in history and tradition, just what you need when you are visiting such an iconic British city.
The hotel features 35 charming bedrooms, with many retaining the historic features o the oldest part of the building. This art lovers paradise features the owner’s private collection of artwork within each guest room.
Not only does the hotel offer complimentary parking (this is a rarity in such a city!), but also the complimentary use of bicycles to explore the city in the same way as the locals.
Price: Starting from £260 per night
Tucked away in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, the Artist Residence is a typical country pub offering five stunning guest rooms. All the bedrooms are located in the 16th century farmhouse and are decorated in an English bohemian style.
Just 15 minutes from Oxford in one direction and the Cotswolds in the other, there is nowhere better to spend a few days in order to delve into the best of Oxfordshire.
Don’t look too far away for lunch, the onsite pub offers delicious casual bar snacks and classic pub food alongside Mr Hanbury’s Dining Room, an intimate dining room sourcing the best local ingredients.
Price: Starting from £130 per night