Travel Blogs from Oxford
... 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 ...
Highlight #1: Oxford's university, people and societies are so rich, abundant, diverse and highly interesting. I am provided tools, ideas, chances and inspirations to do all the things I want to do in life (which is a lot as you know). E.g. take a look at this page from my notebook! I sat one eat diagonally behind Al Gore (getting there is an amusing separate story) before he was invited on stage. I recommend listening ...
... and various other weapons that makes our collection look minuscule by comparison.
After our full day of academic indulgence, it was time for a nice dinner at Pierre Victoire based on a recommendation from the hotel. On the way there, we encountered one of the two funniest things that happened on the whole trip -- the second to come later on. A woman opened the door to her home to welcome guests, came out and bellowed ...
... my flight is so early. Then began the goodbyes. Lots of hugs from everyone, and promises to email and keep in touch. And then I started crying. I knew it was inevitable, but I'd hoped I would be able to hold off until I got back to the privacy of my own room rather than blubbering in the middle of the bar area. But Thomas and I took a photo together, and he gave me a hug to say goodbye and thanked me for working so hard and for "getting what this program is all ...
... type I have ever seen. He is always genuinely pleasant and chivalrous, always offering to get things for people or open doors or lift heavy boxes, etc. Just an all around really nice guy. Will is also blessed with the magical ability to bring total calm over the office. Nothing stressful or crazy happens when Will is working, so everyone argues over who gets to have a shift with Will. Emma is originally from Ireland, but she moved when she was very young ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Pickwicks Oxford
Other places to stay in Oxford
Godstow Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Recommended for honeymoon couples
- We enjoyed our stay at the Oxford
Grenoble Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Useless conference facilities!
- An Administrative Nightmare
- Location Location Location
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Nice hotel
- Modern, good standard rooms
- OK but go for the Travellodge, it's cheaper!
Beaumont Street, Oxford | 5 star hotelfrom $245
- Typical Victorian hotel
- Six months' guaranteed reservation broken the day before
- Not a place to choose
Abingdon Road, Oxford | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- 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 $123
59 Western Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $157
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford | Hotelfrom $217
- 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 $155
- Good choice for Oxford town centre
- Okay place to stay
- Pleasant stay again
11 - 13 Linton Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $137
Church Way, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $135
Welcome Break Service Area, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $82
180 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $136
137 Iffley Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Didn't even stay one night
- Don't Bother its awful
92 - 94 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $266
- You get what you pay for
- Overpriced and disappointing
- Great place to visit your student
66a Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $194
- Beautiful Hotel
- Not for business travelers
- Great Find
82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $144
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
Garsington Rd, Oxford Business Park, Oxford | Hotelfrom $112
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $138
Park End Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $148
- Noisy, basic, expensive but central location and clean
- Exceeded Expectations - Quite Good, Actually
- Dreadful Hotel
1 Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $255
- Exquisite Hotel, Impeccable Service
- A wonderful retreat, gorgeous food
Hinksey Hill, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $140
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $138
Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $80
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278