10 Best Budget Hotels In Oxford, England - Updated 2021

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Being known as “the city of dreaming spires”, Oxford is home to the prestigious and the oldest University in the Southeast region of England. You can expect notable examples of every English architectural period since the late Saxon period. Take a slow walk or cruise along the River Thames to admire Oxford’s beauty, mingle around and experience its cultural diversity at this cultural meeting point.

Oxford’s accommodations can be competitive and convenient for budget travelers, we’ve listed 5 hotels and 5 other budget accommodations that might be perfect for your trip!

1. Westgate Hotel (from USD 134)

This family-run hotel is a 2-star Visit Britain rated accommodation located in Oxford, Oxfordshire. The Westgate Hotel has two buildings, offering en-suite accommodation with hotel facilities and a house with basic rooms. The city centre, railway station and the River Thames are just within walking distance from the hotel.

Westgate Hotel

Address: 1 Botley Road

Delivered food is securely covered Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Smoke alarms WiFi Available Breakfast takeaway containers Cashless payment available Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed

2. The Ridings Guest House (from USD 63)

This newly built guest house is located in Headlington, with easy access to Oxford’s city centre and attractions. You can walk or take a short bus ride to the nearby Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University and its 38 colleges, Natural History Museum and Pitt Rivers Museum.

The Ridings Guest House

Address: 280 Abingdon Road

Invoice provided Non-smoking throughout WiFi available in all areas WiFi Available Luggage storage Free WiFi Free parking Fax/photocopying

3. The Bat & Ball Inn (from USD 82)

Located in proximity to the business district and the tourist’s spots of Cotswolds, the Bat & Ball Inn offers the best of both world - business and travel. It offers seven en-suite rooms, each with a distinct and individual ambiance, most business travelers welcome the location for its convenience.

The Bat & Ball Cuddesdon

Address: Cuddesdon, Denton

Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Process in place to check health of guests Designated smoking area Heating Breakfast in the room Ironing service Smoke alarms Non-smoking rooms

4. Cherwell Guest House (from USD 65)

Cherwell Guest House is located within a short walk from the Magdelan bridge. Guests can explore the nearby botanical garden and the high street where colleges of Oxford University are found. In the neighborhood are the Radcliffe Camera, Sheldonian Theatre, Bodleian Library, Queen Street, Corn Market Street, O2 Music Academy, Comedy Club, the West-gate centre and the Cowley Road where international cuisines are offered.

Cherwell Guest House

Address: Iffley Road 137

5. Travel Oxford Apartment (from USD 160)

Located at the heart of Oxford, Travel Oxford Apartments offers one and two bedroom apartments, each with a private entrance. Each room has an open plan kitchen/dining/living area fully equipped with modern appliances and facilities. Headington hospitals, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford’s Business and Science parks are just nearby. There is a direct coach service to London, and frequent bus service to Oxford city centre. Waitrose, a local megamart, is just a short distance away from the townhouse.

Travel Oxford Apartment

Address: 17 Horwood Close, Headington

And 5 other budget accommodations...

6. Central Backpackers (from USD 24)

Being rated as the best hostel in Oxford for over 10 years, Central Backpackers offers budget travelers a range of facilities: free unlimited WiFi throughout the building, free tea and coffee and free luggage storage, TV lounge, dining lounge, fully fitted kitchen and an outdoor rooftop terrace with BBQ. Staffs are well-versed with Oxford’s history and development, so they can advise guests with the best places to visit. Near the accommodation is the nightlife district, train station, bus station and the Oxford Castle.

Central Backpackers

Address: 13 Park End Street

WiFi available in all areas Terrace Internet services Free WiFi Pub crawls Shared kitchen First aid kit available CCTV in common areas

7. Oxford Backpackers (from USD 20)

This 13-room hostel offers budget accommodation for visitors coming for business or leisure. There are various choices for shopping during the day and hanging out at night. The nearby Oxford Railway Station allows easy reach to Oxford city centre and its surrounding area.

Oxford Backpackers

Address: 9a Hythe Bridge St

8. Quiet, comfortable & central location (from 52 USD)

Mila is sharing one of her bedrooms with a shared bathroom, a large wardrobe, a table and a chair. Fresh bed linen, towels, coffee or tea are provided for guests. It is located at a quiet neighborhood near to the Oxford canal, the Oxford train station, the Saïd Business School, the town centre is only a 10 minute walk away.

Quiet, comfortable & central location

Price: from 52 USD

Number of Guests: 2

9. Smart, spacious single bedroom (from USD 54)

Billy’s little house is open for guests. The two bedrooms for rent are furnished with a comfortable bed, a hanging Danish wardrobe and a full size mirror. Guests can enjoy a 200Mbps fibre optic broadband and help themselves to the simple prepared breakfast or cook as they like it. The house is at a walking distance to the train station, town centre and the River Thames.

Central, Sunny, Single Bedroom.
Oxford, United Kingdom
238 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good standard of beds/shower/furniture
billy also kindly offers breakfast tea and coffee
the space is very comfortable
perfect for an academic visit - great location good wifi super friendly host and a luxurious bathroom
there is also only one full bathroom shared among the three bedrooms (but an additional toilet downstairs)
very clean and nice apartment
the room was clean and the bed was very comfortable
the place is clean and tidy
moreover he keeps his stylish apartment in a very clean condition
the bathroom is very clean
friendly host thank you
billy is a great host
billy is a brilliant host and is home is awesome
billy and amreen are great hosts
billy is a really good host kind and helpfull
the location is amazing
great location five minute walk from the train station
great location - very close to oxford train station which made travel easy
very well located close to oxford rail station
the location is very convenient it close to train station and easy to downtown
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10. Room near the city center (from USD 44)

Lucy’s home is located in central Oxford, so guests can walk to the city centre, Oxford/Brookes University, Cowley Road and John Raddcliffe Hospital. Guest’s rental includes a single or twin bed, continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, driveway parking and a bicycle.

Single Room nr City Center + Breakfast & Bike
499 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast was an extremely nice touch
nice rooms with all the supplies you need; water towels shampoo hairdryer etc
i liked that you also get some breakfast which isn’t the norm with airbnb
i was so pleased with the breakfast and the option to use her bikes
also breakfast was good with non-diary options included
just as described- clean and convenient
place was clean room was as advertised
simple clean and homely
clean bathroom on same floor with shower
the room is clean and spacious
lucy was a friendly host
lucy was an amazing host
lucy was really a great host
friendly and caring host
she is very kind and always ready to give advice
great location close to university parks
easy 30-minute walk to the city center
excellent location with easy parking
nice place near the city centre
the location is ideal and accessible to public transportation food shops and take aways
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Behold Oxford's beauty at every turn

Oxford has its beauty along the riverside and in its literary links. The draw is at its various film and TV locations and its music and drama inspired by Shakespeare. This historical city is given a cosmopolitan touch by the mix of restaurants and theaters, whiles the range of budget accommodation is ideal for budget and business travelers.

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