Places to Stay in Oxford, England

Places to Stay in Oxford, England
Thinking about Oxford, England, the first thing that comes to mind is famed Oxford University, but the city has been established since the ninth century. Mixing modern and ancient societies, this bustling city has more to offer than royals and scholars. Outdoor activities such as football (soccer), badminton, cricket, water sports, golf and a host of hiking and biking trails are offered in Oxford. As for places to stay, visitors can choose everything from luxury hotels to bed and breakfasts.

Old Bank Hotel

The Old Bank Hotel is between Oxford's oldest and most famous streets, where shopping, theaters, libraries and beautiful gardens can be found as guests walk out the front doors. Dining is found at the hotel's Quod Brasserie and Bar where guests will be served pasta, seafood, giant pizza and New York City burgers.

The rooms have a host of amenities including cable television, turn-down service, wireless Internet access and others. Spend a Sunday evening at the Quod listening to local Jazz musicians and dining on treats from the bar.

Old Bank Hotel
92-94 High St.
Oxford OX1 4BJ
England
011 (+44) 01865 799599
oldbank-hotel.co.uk

Macdonald Randolph Hotel

The Macdonald Randolph Hotel has accommodated royals and ministers alike. This award-winning hotel was given 5 Stars by England's Tourism Bureau and boasts of being named the leading hotel in Oxford.

The Morse Bar is famous for its part in the English detective show "Inspector Morse" and treats guests to cocktails and fine wines. Outside the doors of the hotel, guests will find Oxford Castle, along with The Playhouse and The New Theatre, where many a concert are presented.

Each of the rooms come with a private bath, cable television, wireless Internet access, room service and a DVD player can be requested. The dining room serves an International cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Macdonald Randolph Hotel
Beaumont Street
Oxford OX1 2LN GB
England
011 (+44) 08448 799132
macdonaldhotels.co.uk

Mercure Hotel

The Mercure Hotel was originally a 17th-century coaching inn and is centrally located for visitors to enjoy outdoor plays and see the historical colleges. The rooms are equipped with Internet access, mini-bars, cable television and private baths.

Guests can dine on International cuisine at the hotel's restaurant. Venturing out into Oxford, visitors will find golf, recreational fields and hiking trails close by. The river is a short walk from the hotel and boating and other water sports available.

Mercure Hotel
73 High St.
Oxford OX1 4BE
England
011 (+44) 01865 248332
accorhotels.com

Article Written By Eric Cornelison

Originally from Huntersville, W. Va., Eric Cornelison has been writing news and sports articles for more than 25 years. He now publishes travel, sports and religious articles on a variety of websites and in magazines, such as the "Red Oak Record" and "Ellis County Press." Cornelison holds a Master of Business Administration from West Virginia University and doctorate in religious theology from Rochville University.

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