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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked this last minute (as an escape from an awful hotel my partner and I were supposed to be staying at), and we did not experience one hiccup at all. Considering we'd only booked an hour or so before arriving, the staff had everything ready for us and even allowed us to check in early. The staff were polite,...

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this hotel is its location.Unfortunately it ends there. The hotel has no lifts and no obvious entrance ther buttery being a snack bar adjacent to a red door which we found was the entrance. At breakfast we went down the three levels into the street and then tried to enter the buttery where breakfast was served,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast, plates cold so was food, asked for beans to be heated in microwave but still just lukewarm. Really for nearly £8 it wasn't good enough. Cakes looked good but I'd go elsewhere if you want hot food.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location in the centre of Oxford, with easy access to everything. Stairs up to the first floor reception with rooms, and then up again to the second and third floor rooms are not for the faint-hearted. Little road noise as pedestrian precinct outside. The room is very clean, comfortable and warm, but not cheap. Shower experience was not great....

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Derby, Uk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is fantastic - right in the centre - excellent for shops and colleges. Entrance to the reception area is up steep stairs - not for the disabled. Reception staff were friendly. The room , although booked as a "de luxe" room, was nothing special and, as an example, the duvet was old and very lumpy....

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oxcampus, Owner at The Buttery Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry that due to a problem that could not be sorted out immediately you had the inconvenience of moving hotels. On this occasion we could only find limited availability in the city centre. you preferred to move further out and as you say we paid for a taxi. I feel a one star is very unfair as you...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stayed for one night in a twin room (the only room left, or would have selected double) while in Oxford for business. The bed I slept in was comfortable (I assume the other one was too but didn't check), although it did squeak quite a lot. The tea and coffee facilities in my room were good with nice quality and...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

For £150 a night, I certainly did not expect the dire level of service I had the misfortunate of receiving. The quality of the room was subpar for this price range, in particular the uncomfortable pillows and mattress. The manager was incredibly discourteous and lacks basic customer service skills. The wifi was barely working. Oxford is a beautiful city and...

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oxcampus, Owner at The Buttery Hotel, responded to this review

The majority of our reviews are in the main positive. It is always disappointing when someone gives such a terrible review. Our staff always aim to give the best service possible and deal with any problems immediately. Our mattresses and pillows are of a deluxe quality as the most important thing for us is our guests have a comfortable nights...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Buttery for three nights in December. Centrally located on Broad Street in front of where several walking tours begin, it is ideal for the average traveler. For those arriving by bus to Oxford it is only about a five minute walk to the bus station. The hotel is located on the second and third floor of the...

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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stayed for one night, midweek while in the area on business. Hotel is average. No iron in room, no tea/coffee making facilities. Basic rooms. Bed was okay, but pillows were awful. Felt like sleeping on 2 pieces of paper. Cant fault the location, right in the heart of Oxford its ideal for exploring. No parking and none close by. It...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Good location between old and new town. Noisy if at front due to undergraduates at Balliol College. Rooms (stayed in 303 and 105). No lift and narrow steep stairs (ok for me). Rooms spacious for UK standards. Good bathrooms. 105 (and few others) have saniflow plumping which is noisy. Very clean and comfortable but old windows (listed probably) and heating...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on Broad Street, surrounded by historic University Colleges, The Buttery welcomes you to enjoy the wonders of Oxford from its central location. The Buttery provides bed and breakfast accommodation in a choice of rooms, all en-suite and decorated in a neutral style with light colours, some also with original fireplaces. We are in easy walking distance of a number of museums, theatres, the main shopping areas as well as variety of restaurants and pubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Buttery Hotel

Address: 11-12 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $162 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Buttery Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Not sure about the other rooms but our double deluxe had great views.”
 of 5 bubbles gingernutblonde, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Steep stairs to reception and rooms are not ideal for travellers with a lot of big luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles kevins200, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 202 is quiet. Shower pressure is low and you won't be able to get the shower head down if you are under 5'4".”
 of 5 bubbles flaed87, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the front of the hotel get a lot of street noise and are brightly lit from the street at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 291lesliem, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Had room facing Trinity College at the front of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles SarahGibbins123, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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