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The Tower House

3-star3 stars
15 Ship Street, Oxford, England, OX1 3DA, United Kingdom

3-star inn with restaurant, near Ashmolean Museum
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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Very Good8.4
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Delicious food
More comfort would be nice
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The Tower House

from £120
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite
  • Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite (with Bath)
  • Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite (with Shower)

What’s around The Tower House


  • Heart of Oxford
  • Ashmolean Museum (5-minute walk)
  • Christ Church College (6-minute walk)
  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History (8-minute walk)
  • University of Oxford (10-minute walk)
  • Bodleian Library (3-minute walk)
  • New Theatre Oxford (4-minute walk)
  • Carfax Tower (4-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Oxford (OXF) 13-min drive
  • Oxford Station 12-min walk
  • Oxford Parkway Station 9-min drive
  • Oxford Islip Station 14-min drive
  • On-site parking not available

At a glance

Key facts


  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Special features


Turl Street Kitchen – On-site restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 83 reviews

The Tower House
Excellent location 2 min. from the Sheldonian
Fantastic location for Oxford Literary Festival. Delicious breakfast. Lovely basket of fruit every day.The room was large but not deluxe.My room was on the ground floor and the lack of insulation meant that I could hear everything from the upstairs bedroom and really only had one night of good sleep. There was scaffolding right outside my windows although I was only disturbed by hammering one afternoon. I found all the staff very friendly.
Anita, gbOther trip
The Tower House
Not worth the money. Style over substance.
I didn't enjoy my stay. I missed that it was a shared bathroom. For £100 I expect my own bathroom. The room was also tiny. So small I had nowhere to lie my suitcase - I had to step over it to move around the room. There was no iron in the room but then no room for that either. Breakfast is also in a different building around the corner. Not at all practical. Not impressed at all for over £100 for the night. Its all style over substance and no thought for how guests actually need to use the hotel.
Fraser, gb1 night business trip
The Tower House
Very Good8.0
Quirky little B & B
This is a quirky little B & B right in the heart of the city. Even though you are just off the main street its very quiet, our room was very comfy with everything that you would need. Breakfast was lovely at the Turl Street Cafe. Would definitely recommend.
Sally, gbTrip with friends
The Tower House
Excellent: comfortable stay, friendly staff
The room was perfect, very comfortable bed, en-suite was clean. Staff were really lovely and very kind. Breakfast at the nearby Turl Street Kitchen was excellent. Location very central with everything nearby. Highly recommend.
Laura, gb1 night trip
The Tower House
Fantastic central location & accomadation !
As always , an extremely comfortable stay ... Wonderful venue , fantastic accommodation. Host , as always , very welcoming & congenial. TurlStreet Kitchen always accomodates a very tasty & varied breakfast with great service & staff.
Wendy E, gb1 night trip

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