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Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed stay in Tower House. The room is clean and give you a feel like stay in your own house. Wonderful location and convenient for shopping. The staff is very nice and friendly. The most attractions is super delicious breakfast as provided. When strongly recommend you to stay with Tower House. Cheers!!!

2Thank Belmont0705
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 December 2014

I stayed at Tower House Hotel from 7th to 11th December for a conference held at the University church of of St. Mary . The perfect thing about this hotel is its location. It is very near to the conference venue, the shopping spheres, bus station, halal eateries, Blackwell book store, Oxford Book Store and Oxford Center for Islamic Studies....

3Thank zamhas671
Reviewed 19 November 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Tower House. It's excellent value for money given its central location. My room was large, characterful, and well-equipped, with nice touches like proper tea and biscuits. Breakfast at the Turl Street Kitchen was fine. The only negatives were the shower, which had very little water pressure, and the noise from the street at night...

1Thank trolleydolly11
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

The Tower is a charming, small hotel in a superb location right in the centre of the town, only 60 seconds to three of the main streets. Surprisingly, it was also quiet enough, particulatly after about 11pm. The room was clean and the check in at the restaurant next door was all no problem at all. The room and en...

Thank Gareth R
Lohja, Finland
Reviewed 26 October 2014

I stayed in this hotel for one night in October 2014. I wanted to find a traditional cozy hotel in the city centre and succeeded. The location couldn´t be better, 50 m to the shopping street, near everything and yet on a quiet street. The house itself is very charming with narrow stairs, low ceilings and wall to wall carpets....

Thank Annina A
Reviewed 13 October 2014

I stayed in one of the deluxe double rooms before the Oxford half marathon. The room itself was extremely comfortable and furnished to a high standard with a lovely en suite bathroom with double shower. The location is perfect, very central but quiet even though this was during term time. Hotel itself is charming with beams and original features throughout,...

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 23 September 2014

So cosy and stylish - I only stayed for one night but will go back. Unpretentious but with lots of attention to detail and very welcoming and informal. Breakfast around the corner at the delightful Turl St Kitchen is an added bonus. I love it.

Thank Numphed
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Even before I arrived I had contacted to ask if I could leave my suitcase early in the day. Such a nice, welcoming e-mail in response. This was a very good start. When I arrived the location was in the center of everything. I was given a door key and could go in and out at will. When I stepped...

1Thank margaretandkay
Askrigg, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Cracking location right in the city centre of Oxford yet on a reasonably quiet back street. (I stayed in the summer though so it might not be the case in Uni Term time!) Lovely helpful staff both in the B&B and in their sister restaurant around the corner Clean and tidy and great price for it location.

2Thank Asa G
Alesund, Norway
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Exactly what it claims to be. A lovely B&B in the heart of Oxford. I lived in The Blue Room, and enjoyed the new experience of a shared bathroom. That worked surprisingly well. I seldom met a closed door, and the bathroom was consistently clean. I also had a sink in the room so I was not in need of...

Thank Marianne_Bambi

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tower House Hotel is a Sixteenth Century Guest House, situated on a quiet street in the heart of Oxford city centre. Oxford is a delightful city, famous for its dreaming spires, ancient University colleges and beautiful architecture. The hotel is two minutes walk from all the major tourist attractions. The Hotel has eight unique rooms, each one is individually designed and furnished with period antiques. The hotel is steeped in history, the bastion of the medieval city walls form part of the dining room and the front of the hotel overlooks Jesus College. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tower House

Address: 15 Ship Street, Oxford OX1 3DA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: £102 - £160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tower House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“If there are rooms at the back of the building, these would presumbaly be quieter than those facing onto Ship Street.”
MACAMAC_12, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor with a view over a private garden”
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paloma057, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had the Foundry Room -- ground floor, windows face into other buildings across a small courtyard.”
DavidinEssex, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Each room has it's own quirks.”
DLPlatinum, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Recommend a double en suite for longer stays; small doubles with shared bathroom are budget friendly though.”
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  • Small double, shared bathroom
422ninaf, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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