Travel Blogs from Oxford
Today was a lot better then yesterday.We went swimming in the hotels pool. It was good because the water wasn't freezing cold but not hot. It was a good way to escape the heat of Dubai. We also went to the Mall of the Emirates. In the mall there's a snow field but we ...
... her a pound. I've always been really good around her, but tonight I slipped up and she caught. She is quick and brutal with her cuss fines. Then she wanted me to get Joe to cuss, but he bet her double-or-nothing that he would never cuss in front of her. We all agreed that we need to plan some admin fun times once things settle down a bit. We talked about doing a movie night, and I mentioned Love Actually, but Larry said that none of the men would want to ...
... faith in the reformation and covenanter periods and many protestants didn't want the church to forget that so they erected the Martyrs Monument near the city square in Oxford to remind people. From there we walked down to the University Church of Mary where the trials for Latimer, Cranmer, and Ridley were held. All three were convicted for their parts in the reformation movement. We walked past a large ...
... of us getting side-on in the current before a lock. It took 6 of us on 2 long lines to get the stern back in the right direction. Our skipper, Earl, did a superb job and we had no issues as the crew got used to casting on and off at the various locks. By the time we reached the last locks the lock keepers had gone home for the night but with easy instructions posted on ...
... on a sunny day.
I finished off with a visit to the Ashmolean Museum, which is full of old pots, statues etc of ancient times. I only had time to see the ground floor which is a survey of the ancient civilisations of the Middle East and the Mediterranean. Definitely a museum for the scholar, though everything was neatly labelled and explained in its context for those who are not. Not for kids unless you want to put them off for life, but you can easily ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Pickwicks Oxford
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
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $156
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
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