Ethos Hotel - Oxford

59 Western Road, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX1 4LF  show map
 4 stars
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Ethos Hotel - Oxford

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

GBP 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Ethos Hotel is a 4-star grand property offering an en-suite accommodation steps away from Sheldonian Theatre, University Museum of Natural History and Oxford Greyhound Stadium. The hotel was opened in 2008 and remains an example of Victorian architecture in Oxford ever since.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot. A tower, a college and a church lie a short distance away.

Ethos Hotel offers a stunning view to its guests.

RAF airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Ethos Hotel.

Rooms

Guests at Ethos Hotel are accommodated in rooms with a refrigerator, TV with satellite channels, a laptop safe, a DVD player and a minibar. The rooms look on to the city. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Every day a good breakfast is served in the dining room. There is a restaurant serving contemporary dishes on site. Guests can try complimentary drinks in the café bar. A variety of dishes are served in St Aldates Tavern and Zappi's Bike Cafe, which are only 10 minutes’ walk away.

Services

The property offers parking, an elevator and a baggage storage along with a meeting room and a copier.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at GBP 10 per day.

Number of rooms:   16.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Coffee shop
  • Female traveler room/floor

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Barbeque grills
  • Spa center

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

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Hotel Address:

59 Western Road, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX1 4LF

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City Center
  • Oxford
    3000 ft
Airports
  • RAF Station (ABB)
    4.5 mi
  • NAF (GXH)
    29.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
    4000 ft
  • Oxford Railway Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    16

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 175 sq. feet
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    King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      King Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed
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        Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed
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        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 260 sq. feet
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        • Shower
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          Executive Suite
          Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
          Size: 455 sq. feet
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          Suite|Executive Suite (Free Wi-Fi)

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Ethos Hotel - Oxford Oxford location
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            Hotel Address:

            59 Western Road, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX1 4LF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Oxford
              3000 ft
            Airports
            • RAF Station (ABB)
              4.5 mi
            • NAF (GXH)
              29.6 mi
            Train Stations
            • Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
              4000 ft
            • Oxford Railway Station
              4300 ft
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  4 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              16

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedOxfordEthos Hotel

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • oxford river cruises - 700 ft
            • Carfax tower - 2300 ft
            • Black Sheep Galleries - 2700 ft

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 2700 ft

            Places of interest

            • Salter's Bros Steamers - 400 ft
            • Christ Church Cathedral - 1000 ft
            • Campion Hall - 1700 ft
            • St Ebbe's Church - 1700 ft
            • Oxford Town Hall - 2300 ft
            • The Oxford Castle - 2300 ft
            • Merton College Chapel - 2700 ft
            • The Purple Turtle - 2700 ft
            • Saint Michael At The City Church & Saxon Tower - 2700 ft
            • Oxford Castle Remains - 2700 ft
            • University Church of St Mary - 3000 ft

            Amusement

            • American Pool & Theme Bar - 2000 ft
            • Bowlplex - 2700 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Oxford Castle - 2700 ft

            Stadiums

            • Oxford Ice Rink - 2000 ft

            Museums

            • Town Hall & Museum Of Oxford - 1700 ft
            • Modern Art Oxford - 2000 ft
            • Museum Of Modern Art - 2000 ft
            • Oxford Unlocked - 2300 ft
            • Oxford Museum - 2300 ft
            • museum of oxford - 2300 ft
            • Christ Church Picture Gallery - 2700 ft

            Parks

            • hinksey park - 2700 ft
            • Christchurch Meadows - 2700 ft

            Theaters

            • OFS Studio - 3000 ft

            Public parking

            • Corpus Christi College Oxford - 2300 ft

            Local attractions

            • Pitt Rivers Museum - 5300 ft
              South Parks Rd, Oxford
            • Sheldonian Theatre - 1.1 mi
              Broad Street, Oxford
            • Oxford Brookes University - 1.5 mi
              Gipsy Lane Campus, Oxford
            • University Museum of Natural History - 5200 ft
              Parks Road, Oxford
            • River Cherwell - 1.2 mi
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            Near the hotel

            • Bate Collection - 1700 ft
              Oxford University Faculty of Music, Oxford
            • Oxford Town Hall - 2000 ft
              St. Aldates, Oxford
            • Carfax Tower - 2500 ft
              Corner of Carfax and Cornmarket, Oxford
            • Christ Church Picture Gallery - 2500 ft
              OxfordEngland
            • Christ Church College - 2100 ft
              St. Aldate's St., Oxford
            • Modern Art Oxford - 2200 ft
              Pembroke St., Oxford
            • Museum of Oxford - 2500 ft
              St Aldates, Oxford
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  4 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              16

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedOxfordEthos Hotel

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            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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            Ethos Hotel Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ethos Hotel

            Average guest rating

            7.4out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 154 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Family with children
              7.8

              Friendly staff, clean and comfortable rooms, and very well located for central Oxford and the river.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Good central location- nice modern room with good facilities

              No parking directly outside the hotel

            • Group of friends
              10.0

              Everything! Lovely friendly staff, very chic rooms, excellent facilities (dvd player, fridge, microwave. toaster etc.), location was perfect, loved it all and will definitely be returning! Thanks.

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              There was a good bed to sleep in. There was a little kitchenette which was nice. With watercooker and a combined microwave-grill. Placed in a quiet area, but still not far from citycenter.

              The bed had one big duvet to be shared for 2 persons. I would prefer two smaller duvets. The walls were thin, so you could here the noise of the neighbourguests. The rooms are not big but sufficient.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Classy style, easy access to room, quality equipment, very comfortable bed, quiet neighbourhood, 20 minutes walk from city centre

              Some minor sound intrusion from water running in waste pipes in the room above. Improved sound insulation required to pipework?

            • Group of friends
              7.0

              room was excellent

              didn't realise there was no lounge or bar area Also info said breakfast included but it was only continental in the room.

            • Couple
              6.6

              The room was lovely and spacious, but I would expect this for the price we paid. The key code system was handy so we didn't have to worry about keys. The location was good as it was not too far from the city centre yet was nice and quiet.

              A massive downside to this hotel was the lack of parking. We were informed there were unrestricted parking bays a couple of roads away, there are a handful and they were all taken the entire time. We had to keep moving the car and ended up having to get a cab to the park and ride car park where we had to leave our car (24 hours only) as we couldn't get it parked anywhere near the hotel. I felt the hotel were dishonest about this problem and although we really liked the hotel, I would not book here again because it was a real problem - stressful and time consuming.

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              Comfortable bed, excellent walk in shower room, modern design.

              Poor Breakfast choice, would be better charging less for the room and supplying nothing. No parking at the hotel. Our room was accessed directly from the street, was quite noisy and we felt vulnerable that evening as there was an arson attack within 30 yards of our room !

            • Single
              8.8

              The friendly staff, the room was a lot bigger than I expected, the breakfast provided was very reasonable.

            • Older travelers
              5.4

              Parking was NOT available. To classify small packs of cereal and yoghurt in your room as breakfast was stretching it. It was very small for a self catering room with no separate seating area.Therefore, for the cost it was misleading.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Friendly welcome, modern, very clean accommodation, no hassle.

              Parking is a bit of a bind. We had a toaster but no bread, OK if you are staying for a while, but for one night it would have been convenient to have had a wider choice for breakfast - dont like muffins!

            • Couple
              7.4

              Clean and friendly hotel within walking distance of Oxford town centre.

              There was no full length mirror which wasn't popular with the girlfriend. Also the curtains were very lightweight so it was difficult to get any sleep once the sun had come up.

            • Couple
              3.8

              Very poor for a 'superior' kingsize room-couldn't walk around bed on one side! No bath-small shower. Breakfast was self-catering =boxed cereals. We showered+decided not to stay as it was such a small boxed room! Totally misleading, expensive and a waste of our money. Could get cheaper and better in London. Fact. Very unhappy about this hotel. Advise against staying there.

            • Single
              4.2

              Room size was good. Bed was comfortable.

              I would not recommend this hotel at all! I paid £150 a night for a room that was maybe worth half of that. Firstly, there isn't a 24h reception, something you wouldn't expect in that category. The reception is closed from 7pm-9am---this was not clear at the time of booking. I had to check in after 7pm so I needed some instructions. I had to call/e-mail several times to get those! They were e-mailed to me on the arrival day, so if you don't have internet access you are screwed. Secondly, it said breakfast included, but that was almost a lie---basically some lousy cereals and some cheap yogurt and juice in the room's fridge. In fact, I booked a double for two persons but stayed alone and after the first night, they even removed half of the lousy breakfast from the fridge even though I paid for that! Thirdly, the room was not really clean, with a lot of nasty stains on the carpet.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Friendly staff, very handy to town, a little on the small side.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Ethos Hotel - Oxford Oxford location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            59 Western Road, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX1 4LF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Oxford
              3000 ft
            Airports
            • RAF Station (ABB)
              4.5 mi
            • NAF (GXH)
              29.6 mi
            Train Stations
            • Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
              4000 ft
            • Oxford Railway Station
              4300 ft
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  4 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              16

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedOxfordEthos Hotel

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge