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Vanbrugh House Hotel

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Multilingual Staff
4 Star accommodation
About
Description
This historic home from home in the centre of Oxford was partly designed by John Vanbrugh in the 18th century. Vanbrugh is known for his bold and daring architectural style along with masterpieces such as More Blenheim Palace (just 20 minutes away by car). Small and intimate yet intensely stylish, the Vanbrugh House Oxford Hotel’s 22 charming rooms and suites fuse eclectic design and comfort with enchanting historic features. From wooden beams to panelled walls and exquisite fireplaces each of our 22 beautiful hotel rooms houses an original feature of the building. This chic, individually run boutique hotel in Oxford, is intimate, relaxed and refreshingly informal. Our discreet and personalised service allows you to unwind and feel at home. In our rooms enjoy complimentary high speed Wi-Fi, Smart TVs along with Nespresso coffee machines, rainfall showers and fine Egyptian cotton bed linen for a beautiful night’s sleep. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Business
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$142 - US$505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
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Vanbrugh House Hotel is what I would expect as a typical English hotel. I stayed there various times and really like the calm and classy atmosphere. The rooms are unique and no one is like the other which gives the place a lot of charme.
The location right in the center of Oxfor
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Great rooms - loads of character! Very helpful and friendly staff! Lovely interiors! Very central location in the middle of oxford . Nice features in the rooms! Gorgeous historical building!

Only downer is the end of breakfast which was amazing in the hotel itself in the baseme
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I spent the last weekend at this hotel as a birthday treat organised by my husband. The hotel room (Room 7) was AMAZING! Such a fabulous space with our own private courtyard. But it was the bathroom that took my breath away - his & hers bathtubs with a tv too! There was also a hu
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Ground floor room was cozy. Bathroom was excellent - good shower and water pressure. However, there was noise from adjoining buildings at night - it's Oxford, so assume there will be uni parties, etc. I wear earplugs anyway, so it was not a big deal.

I was not overly impres
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Booked for 2 nights.Location excellent - not far from station.Room was great.Staff very friendly.Nice and warm in hotel.Booked for breakfast - very good continental -I had Full English - my only criticism was that the bacon should be back bacon and not streaky- apart from that -l
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Is there laundry service on site and anyone know the costs?
I don't remember offhand - we didn't need laundry done at this point in our trip. I doubt that a hotel this small would offer laundry services themselves, but I am confident they would be able to accommodate you somehow.
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Is there parking available
Hi Nyxtian, Thank you for your question. Having such a central location in the very heart of Oxford, we have no car park at the hotel. However, there is Worcester Street car park only a few minutes walk away. We are also close to all major road and rail links. We hope to see you at Vanbrugh House Hotel in the future. Kind regards David Robinson General manager
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hi do you have room that can have extra bed?
The room that we had during our stay only had enough room for the one large bed
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We are thinking of coming in August. Do any of the rooms have air conditioning as last summer it was extremely hot there? Thanks, Margaret
Hi Margaret, Thank you for getting in touch. At this present time we have not got air conditioning at Vanbrugh House due to restrictions in regards to being a listed property. We do however provide fans in the rooms for the warmer months. If there is anything else we can assist you with, please do not hesitate to ask. Kind regards David Robinson General Manager
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Do you have a group discount if you book a certain amount of rooms?
Hi Jacob, Due to the size of the hotel we dont really do discounts on group bookings. What month and how many rooms were you looking to book? Kind regards David
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"Amazing boutique hotel in the heart of oxford"
"Steep steps so maybe lower rooms, but will be noisy"
"Ask for a room away from St Michaels Street"
"We stayed in a nice larger room - The Nicholas Hawksmore"
"Vicarage Suite #7 is the best in the hotel. "
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