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Travel Blogs from Oxford
"I wonder anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking. It is all like an opera."
Tuesday Eva had to go back to work, but the rest of us planned to spend the day in Oxford. We caught the bus from Abingdon and were in Oxford within 30 minutes. We walked around the town, following signs for the information center. There, we picked up a map, ...
... give them their share of the gifts. I got earrings for Jen, Marta, Anne, and Lottie, and I got Joe a fooseball play bottle opener. Emma got a fairy puppet on which I'd glued print-outs of tiny Pringles cans to the hands, as her Pringle fairy. Anne and Joe were moving boxes when I arrived, so they didn't open their presents while I was there. Poor Anne is really sick now with whatever I had, so I don't know that she felt like opening presents anyway. Lottie ...
... along with wonky old buildings you picture of English towns. I found my way to the high street and my interview location; sorting out my bearings before meandering down to Christ Church College, one of the largest in Oxford and the Cathedral Church for the city. Most expensive to visit but gorgeous (only later did i find out how to visit for free). The main hall was beautiful, think Harry Potter grand Hall as this place is the very one which ...
... mashing songs, so we chatted about my a cappella arrangements (which I really need to start, btw), and then Kate and I did a snippet of our rap from last year. I got some pulled pork nachos for dinner, and actually they were excellent. All the nachos I've ever had in England have been terrible, and I was quite curious how their BBQ would hold up, but these nachos were quite good. Then for dessert I had this yummy vanilla cream with berries in ...
... back to the coach.
From Stratford upon avon we headed through the cotswolds to Oxford. The cotswolds had lots of little villages and lots of farms with Lamas, sheep and cows out in the fields. When we got to oxford, tony took us on a tour of the colleges area. We covered some of the markets, learnt about the history of the colleges in Oxford, learnt about the exam time, as this time of year was exam time, we walked past ...
Other places to stay in Oxford
Godstow Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $121
- Recommended for honeymoon couples
- We enjoyed our stay at the Oxford
Grenoble Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $107
- Useless conference facilities!
- An Administrative Nightmare
- Location Location Location
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Nice hotel
- Modern, good standard rooms
- OK but go for the Travellodge, it's cheaper!
Beaumont Street, Oxford | 5 star hotelfrom $276
- Typical Victorian hotel
- Six months' guaranteed reservation broken the day before
- Not a place to choose
Abingdon Road, Oxford | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Not the best choice for business hotels
- Value for money
- Not worth the price or 4 stars, bad building layout, not for the less mobile..
Oxford Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $110
59 Western Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $167
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford | Hotelfrom $258
- Get me out of jail quick
- Getting the old 'Ball and Chain' off to a great start!!
- The teething problems continue...
73 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $219
- Good choice for Oxford town centre
- Okay place to stay
- Pleasant stay again
11 - 13 Linton Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Church Way, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $157
Welcome Break Service Area, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $84
180 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $154
137 Iffley Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Didn't even stay one night
- Don't Bother its awful
92 - 94 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $322
- You get what you pay for
- Overpriced and disappointing
- Great place to visit your student
66a Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $211
- Beautiful Hotel
- Not for business travelers
- Great Find
82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $157
Garsington Rd, Oxford Business Park, Oxford | Hotelfrom $128
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $156
Park End Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $198
- Noisy, basic, expensive but central location and clean
- Exceeded Expectations - Quite Good, Actually
- Dreadful Hotel
1 Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $345
- Exquisite Hotel, Impeccable Service
- A wonderful retreat, gorgeous food
Hinksey Hill, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $133
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $149
Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $87
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278