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River Hotel

2-star2 stars
17 Botley Rd, Oxford, England, OX2 0AA, United Kingdom

Edwardian hotel with restaurant, near Said Business School
  • Free WiFi
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From 361 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Great location adjacent to River Thames. Handy for Oxford city centre (5-10 minutes walk).Aug 8, 2019
  • Hotel location was central to the city which was what we wanted. Parking was a big plus.…Jul 26, 2019

River Hotel

from £115
  • Family Room, Multiple Beds, Ensuite
  • Standard Single Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Basic Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Basic Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Ensuite, Annex Building
  • Double Room, Ensuite, Annex Building
  • Family Room, Ensuite, Annex Building

What’s around River Hotel

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Said Business School (3-minute walk)
  • The King's Centre (5-minute walk)
  • Oxford Castle (6-minute walk)
  • Worcester College (6-minute walk)
  • Oxford Playhouse (8-minute walk)
  • New Theatre Oxford (8-minute walk)
  • Ashmolean Museum (8-minute walk)
  • Christ Church College (11-minute walk)
  • Bodleian Library (11-minute walk)
  • Radcliffe Camera (12-minute walk)

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) 62-min drive
  • Oxford (OXF) 11-min drive
  • Oxford Station 4-min walk
  • Oxford Parkway Station 9-min drive
  • Abingdon Radley Station 12-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 11 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM, please contact the property at least 48 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. All guests must show a valid passport, driving licence, or other official form of national identification. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (4 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Garden
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

River Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • River Hotel Oxford
  • River Hotel
  • River Oxford
  • River Hotel Hotel
  • River Hotel Oxford
  • River Hotel Hotel Oxford


This property will place a credit card authorization for one night for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Self-parking costs GBP 10 per stay

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.

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Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 83 reviews

Very good 8.0
Near centrum, free parking
Vwell situated hotel in Oxford. Pree parking is big plus. Good English breakfast. Very friendly staff, small course in Oxford english.We would definitly stay again.
gbOther trip
Very good 8.0
Great value
This is a great little hotel in a central Oxford location for a bargain price. It may look a little tired but the mattresses are really good, it is very clean, the staff are lovely and the breakfast is amazing.
Claire, gbBusiness trip
Very good 8.0
Charming and hospitable hotel in Oxford.
The location of the hotel is perfect for the rail station and city centre. The staff were superb, friendly and knowledgeable. The free car park is large with ample space and the breakfast was excellent with a lovely view of the River Thames. Our room was really clean and spacious with the only negative points being rustling bed sheets and blankets (no duvet) and a low shower riser and curtain rail over the bath which was fine for my little one but too short for me. Would definitely stay again however.
Karen, gbFamily trip
Very good 8.0
Weekend visit
Close to city centre. Very friendly staff. Bit dated but comfortable for a weekend stay.
Emma, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent first experience of Oxford
We had the pleasure of staying at the River Hotel back in June. The staff couldn't have made us feel more at home and together with their service, cleanliness of room and charming building, added to our excellent first experience of Oxford. We very much look forward to returning in the future.
Gavin, gbRomance trip

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