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The Head of the River

4-star4 stars
Folly BridgeSt. Aldates, OxfordEnglandOX1 4LBUnited Kingdom

4-star inn with restaurant, near Christ Church College
  • Free WiFi
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Notes

Fabulous8.6
  • Great spot, although found parking a challenge initially, being visitors to the area.…Sep 11, 2018
  • Best thing about the hotel is it's staff. Friendly and helpful. Lovely comfy room. Great…Jul 12, 2018
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From 1,029 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Head of the River

from £109
  • Comfy Room
  • Indulgence Room
  • Cosy Room

What’s around The Head of the River

Landmarks

  • Heart of Oxford
  • University of Oxford (20-minute walk)
  • Christ Church College (5-minute walk)
  • Covered Market (10-minute walk)
  • Exeter College (12-minute walk)
  • Radcliffe Camera (12-minute walk)
  • University Church of St Mary the Virgin (12-minute walk)
  • Ashmolean Museum (14-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Oxford (OXF) 20-min drive
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) 58-min drive
  • Oxford Station 18-min walk
  • Abingdon Radley Station 14-min drive
  • Oxford Parkway Station 18-min drive
  • On-site parking not available

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM until 11 PM
Guests who are driving should contact the hotel in advance for advice on parking. Complimentary on-site parking is available only for guests staying in Superior Rooms. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

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

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • No parking

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
Facilities
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Espresso maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

The Head of the River – This pub specialises in British cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

The Head of the River’s small print

Also known as

  • Head River Inn Oxford
  • Head River Inn
  • Head River Oxford
  • Head Of The River Hotel Oxford
  • Head Of The River Hotel Oxford

Policies

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 11.5 per person (approximately)

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

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 168 reviews

The Head of the River
Very Good8.0
Oxford
very interesting town, nice old hotel on river with efficient staff.London prices so quite pricey.
I P, gb1 night trip
The Head of the River
Good6.0
Nice hotel, good location, shame about the windows
The room was freezing, for some reason the outside windows are permanently open resulting in a very cold draft coming through the inner window.
Penny, gb1 night trip
The Head of the River
Very Good8.0
A little attention to detail needed.
Comfy pub/hotel - service was very good, parking is dependant on having a superior room at £20-00 extra (not mentioned at time of booking). Room was quirky but ill thought out in places, watching TV from the bed meant the bright overhead light was dazzling. Bathroom had mouldy grout on tiles and remnants of building dust in corners. Not sure it was worth £140-00 per night. Breakfast was good and the evening meal was very good.Not sure what extras were worth the extra for a superior room (slippers, bathrobe, neither of which used, a bottle of beer, some tea bags and a coffee machine?)
John, gb3 night trip
The Head of the River
Exceptional10.0
Overall great room
Food was really good, they didn’t charge extra for Room service and the breakfast selection was excellent! Nespresso machine in the room and a free bottle of beer was a nice touch. Only issues were squashed spiders in the blinds and the lighting was a bit low
S D, gb3 night business trip
The Head of the River
Exceptional10.0
Gorgeous room, really friendly staff, very good breakfast and great location!
Jacqui, gb1 night business trip

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