The Best Romantic Breaks in Oxford

by: Annalee Sims

Fancy a Romantic getaway once the kids have gone back to school? Why not treat yourself with a luxury long weekend in Oxford. Prices shown are for a 3-night weekend in September.  

Hawkwell House Hotel

Hawkwell House Hotel

Consisting of two magnificent manor houses dating back to the 19th century, Hawkwell blends tranquillity with contemporary elegance making it the perfect venue for leisure, business, events & weddings.  Located in the quaint village of Iffley, just 2 miles from the historic city of Oxford and just a stone’s throw from the river Thames. Situated in 3 acres of private gardens, Hawkwell offers historical character along with contemporary designs.

Make yourself at home in one of the well-presented bedrooms situated in two buildings, the main Hawkwell premise and Elm House, or for a little more luxury, this hotel also offers superior grade bedrooms, with DAB radio, safe and wardrobe. If your visit is for a really special occasion, there are two suites, the Honeymoon Suite and the Four Poster Suite; both offering a spacious bedroom with superior digital audio system.

Enjoy a delicious meal at the restaurant or stay in and take advantage of the hotels 24-hour room service.

Facilities at Hawkwell House Hotel include a 24-hour front desk, tours and ticket assistance, free Wifi, a garden and terrace to relax in,  or a beautiful fireplace in the lobby where you can take advantage of their range of free newspapers. 

When you stay at Hawkwell House Hotel you’ll be on the river walk, a 3-minute drive from O2 Academy (Oxford) and 9 minutes from University of Oxford. This 4-star hotel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Carfax Tower and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Oxford Brookes University.

Roomslanka.com price £356.78, Booking.com price £402

Remont Oxford Hotel

Remont Oxford Hotel

Recently refurbished, Remont is an independent, family-run, hotel-style bed and breakfast located in the picturesque city of Oxford. Offering comfortable clean accommodation, modern facilities and a convenient location for easy access to Oxford.

Compared to many of the hotels in Oxford, Remont has the advantage of being situated in North Oxford for easy access to Blenheim Palace, London, the beautiful Cotswolds and the popular Bicester Village Outlet Designer Stores.

Stay in one of 25 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Facilities at Remont Oxford Hotel include free parking and Wifi. 

Only a 5-minute drive from University of Oxford and 5 minutes from Oxford University Museum of Natural History. This 4-star hotel is 6.8 mi (11 km) from Blenheim Palace and 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from Bicester Village.

Roomslanka.com price £340.93, Hotels.com price £366

De Vere Oxford Thames

De Vere Oxford Thames

Close to the heart of Oxford, on the banks of the River Thames, lies voco Oxford Thames hotel. With a history dating back to the Middle Ages, the hotel’s surroundings have an intriguing story to tell. Originally headquarters of the Knights Templar, the house and its lands have been owned by notable religious figures, lords, and even kings throughout the centuries.

This beautiful hotel combines its medieval character with 21st-century style to create a unique setting for memorable meetings, conferences, and weddings alike.

After a day in the City of Spires, dining is a relaxed affair; discover British classics in the restaurant, enjoy pub favourites in the bar, or take afternoon tea out on the terrace.

A riverside setting and 30 acres of manicured grounds offer plenty of chance to explore the outdoors. And when it’s time to relax, you’ll discover a choice of stylish rooms and suites, many offering views over the River Thames.

Offering a total of 104 guestrooms, all featuring flat-screen televisions. Every room has wireless Internet access to keep you connected, and cable television is available for your entertainment. Relax in your private bathroom with shower/tub combinations which feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Facilities at De Vere Oxford Thames include a full service spa with steam room, indoor pool and sauna, a health club, outdoor tennis court, free parking and WiFi and a beautiful picnic area and garden space. 

You’ll be within a 15-minute drive of O2 Academy (Oxford) and Oxford Castle Unlocked. This 4-star hotel is 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from University of Oxford and 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from Carfax Tower.

Roomslanka.com price £421.91, Expedia price £474

Cotswold Lodge Hotel

Cotswold Lodge Hotel

This 4 star central Oxford hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the historic city.

From casual meetings over coffee to nights spent in our beautifully turned out and comfortable rooms, you will find a well-equipped and conveniently located hotel.

The hotel’s period features and elegant Victorian architecture provide the perfect backdrop for weddings and functions. Free wifi and parking top off the offering.

With 49 bedrooms comprising of a mixture of Oxford twin, Oxford king, Courtyard single, Courtyard double, Courtyard king, Standard king & 10 feature rooms. The rooms offer comfort and privacy with elegant furnishings & modern en-suite bathrooms. All rooms include a direct dial telephone, high-speed wireless broadband internet connection, tea and coffee making facilities and satellite television. The feature rooms – all named after Oxford colleges – retain the distinctive architectural features of the original Victorian building. These rooms have especially luxurious furnishings with half tester beds and Italian marble in the bathrooms.

Enjoy local and international cuisine at Restaurant 66A, which also features a bar, or take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the two other bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Facilities at Cotswold Lodge Hotel include free parking and Wifi, a manned 24-hour front desk, a terrace and garden and tour/ticket assistance. 

  • Cotswold Lodge Hotel is only a 15-minute walk of University of Oxford and Oxford University Museum of Natural History. This 4-star hotel is 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from Blenheim Palace and 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from Bicester Village.

Roomslanka.com price £442.43, Booking.com price £501

The Best Romantic Breaks in Oxford
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The Best Romantic Breaks in Oxford
Fancy a Romantic getaway once the kids have gone back to school? Why not treat yourself with a luxury long weekend in Oxford.