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Malmaison Oxford

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
3 Oxford CastleOxfordEnglandOX1 1AYUnited Kingdom, 0203 024 8216

4-star hotel with restaurant, near University of Oxford
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.4
Great location
Fantastic service
Good internet service
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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Malmaison Oxford

Hotel Info: 0203 024 8216

from £169
  • House of Correction Double Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Cell Double Room
  • Superior Room (Main Building)

About Malmaison Oxford

Quirky hotel with a brasserie in a former medieval castle

Oxford Castle Quarter

Located within a converted prison in a medieval castle, Malmaison Oxford puts you in one of Oxford’s oldest and trendiest areas. You’ll find the bustling Covered Market, the Modern Art Oxford gallery, and Christ Church College within a 5-minute walk.

Crypts and curios

You can take a guided tour of the castle and climb St. George’s Tower or descend into the dark, 900-year-old crypt. Within a 15-minute walk, you can browse curios at the Pitt Rivers Museum or drawings by da Vinci at the Ashmolean, the world's first university museum.

Unique dining

You can dig into a Malburger or go for a blackboard special at the Brasserie, which features converted prison-cell dining rooms. At the neon-lit Malbar you’ll find coffee by day and cocktails by night, plus you’ll have access to limited parking and laundry services.

Medieval and modern

While you can experience the hotel’s peculiar past by staying in renovated prison cells, you can expect a comfortable stay. All 95 mood-lit rooms and suites feature free WiFi and tea and coffee facilities, plus high-power showers and flat-screen LCD TVs.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 95 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking (limited) *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The Brasserie – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Malbar – On-site cocktail bar.

Malmaison Oxford’s small print

Also known as

  • Malmaison Oxford Hotel
  • Malmaison Hotel
  • Malmaison Oxford
  • Malmaison Oxford Castle Hotel Oxford
  • Malmaison Hotel Oxford


Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve a valet parking. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve a valet parking. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs GBP 28.50 per night

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15.95 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10.00 per pet, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Malmaison Oxford


  • Heart of Oxford
  • University of Oxford (11-minute walk)
  • Christ Church College (7-minute walk)
  • Covered Market (7-minute walk)
  • Ashmolean Museum (8-minute walk)
  • Exeter College (9-minute walk)
  • Radcliffe Camera (9-minute walk)
  • University Church of St Mary the Virgin (9-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Oxford (OXF) 20-min drive
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) 59-min drive
  • Oxford Station 8-min walk
  • Oxford Islip Station 16-min drive
  • Abingdon Radley Station 17-min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 455 reviews

Malmaison Oxford
Very Good8.0
Great hotel in a great location. Highly recommended.
A Traveller, gb2 night trip
Malmaison Oxford
Very Good8.0
expensive for a ok experience.
The hotel is nice, I think it’s expensive for what you get, but location is excellent. We had a cell room which was at times noisy from the corridor, there was also a noise from the air con. The continental breakfast is poor and you have to pay extra for a cooked breakfast.
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
Malmaison Oxford
Beautiful hotel, perfect location
William, gb1 night trip
Malmaison Oxford
Excellent hotel and location But outrageous car parking charges which needs review and reduction
Derek, gb1 night trip with friends
Malmaison Oxford
Very Good8.0
Could not control the shower water to hot. Heating in the room not working
Ricky, gb1 night trip

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Malmaison Oxford

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