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Guest Rating: 4.2
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15 Ship Street

Oxford, 

Oxfordshire, 


OX1 3DA,  United Kingdom
The Tower House is a part medieval, part 16th century eight bedroomed guest house on a quiet street in the heart of Oxford. We offer quirky but comfortable accommodation in clean, contemporary bedrooms each with a unique character. With rooms to suit a range of budgets, our rates include a delicious breakfast served at the Turl Street Kitchen restaurant just moments from our door.As part of the Hub Ventures family (check us out online) we offer a warm welcome in a vibrant city - come visit.
  • Central
  • Historic
  • Relaxed
  • Restaurant
  • Quirky
  • Friendly Staff
  • Boutique
  • Licensed Bar
  • Wi Fi Access
  • Comfortable
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Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for Tower House, Oxford are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.0
Value:
3.9
Friendliness:
4.6
Cleanliness:
4.4
Facilities:
3.8
Staff service:
4.5
Location:
4.9
Breakfast:
4.2
Guest Rating: 4.2
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Benjamin
Alone
Stayed: Aug '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
3
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"A weekend stay for a business seminar in central Oxford"
Stayed for 4 nights in a double room where I shared a bathrrom.… Read more
"A weekend stay for a business seminar in central Oxford"
Stayed for 4 nights in a double room where I shared a bathrrom. Read less
Likes:
Breakfast for excellent and the serving staff were very friendly, obliging and keen to make my breakfast experience a pleasant one. The location was the best one possible for my particular trip.
Dislikes:
Not really. The TV didn't seem to work although I wasn't too concerned as I had other things that needed doing instead.
Guest Review for Tower House, Oxford
Layla
Alone
Stayed: Aug '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Lovely Hotel"
Business trip… Read more
"Lovely Hotel"
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Likes:
Being Close too City
Dislikes:
Unfortunately the room above me opted not to use a shower curtain for their morning shower and water poured through the ceiling. It took me a while to contact anyone.
Guest Review for Tower House, Oxford
Nancy
Alone
Stayed: Jul '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Great Food and Rooms Doing Good"
Great place, great staff, great location, great food, excellent energy.… Read more
"Great Food and Rooms Doing Good"
Great place, great staff, great location, great food, excellent energy. Read less
Likes:
The staff in both the guest house and Kitchen were wonderfully friendly and helpful. The room was charming in its simplicity, comfortable, and the cedar soap was heavenly. The food was delicious.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for Tower House, Oxford
More Information
3 Stars Self Assessed Guest House
Types of Payment Accepted at Tower House
Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card
Payment Cards accepted at the property
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Check-in: 3:00 PM till 10:30 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Policies
Children Policy: No preference
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: No pets
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
If the idea of staying in an historic hotel in the centre of Oxford appeals,Tower House is the obvious choice.

Two of our contemporary deluxe rooms, Bastion & Foundry, are quietly tucked away in one of the 21 bastions within the 13th century 2 mile long city wall. Spacious rooms with kingsize beds, both have lovely modern bathrooms - the Foundry on the ground floor has a large walk in shower & the Bastion, up a small narrow staircase has a generous rolltop bath with a handheld shower.

If your taste is for something more modern, we have 6 stylish rooms in our 3 storey, 16th century town house on Ship Street. We are rather fond of our narrow stairs, wobbly walls and slightly uneven floors but we appreciate for the taller of our guests, 16th century architecture may be a challenge as our ceilings are pretty low.
Our bedrooms are tasteful and modern and you can choose from 3 double ensuite rooms or small doubles with a shared WC & shower room.

The Jade and Red rooms, both with kingsize beds, face onto Ship Street and although they are usually quiet, occasional reports of enthusiastic late night revelry have reached us so if you prefer something quieter, the Yellow room with a standard double bed may appeal. All three have contemporary bathrooms with shower, washbasin and WC. For guests seeking a friendlier price range, we have three lovely small double rooms - Pink, Blue and Little Blue. All three have a washbasin in the room and standard double beds and are decorated in a combination of painted and period furniture. All our rooms have flat screen TVs, tea and coffee etc and free wifi.

As part of the Hub Ventures family, out of hours check in is managed by Turl Street Kitchen where you will be served a delicious breakfast - we're not keen on fry ups but how do real sausage or bacon sandwiches or french toast with maple syrup sound? Kippers and salmon too! TSK has a well deserved reputation for locally sourced, seasonal menus & the atmosphere is so chilled.
Environmental Statement
We are committed to minimising our environmental impact, using ethically sourced products wherever possible; low impact cleaning products; environmentally friendly laundry procedures and more. We are owned by Hub Ventures CIC, a social enterprise leading the way in sustainable restaurant operation: our environmental mission is at the very heart of what we do.
Style of property
Comfortable, Eclectic, Homely, Stylish, Unique
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