Oxford, located in central southern England, is well known for the prestigious Oxford University, also known as the world’s oldest university. There’s plenty to do in Oxford. If you like art, there’s the Ashmolean Museum, which opened in 1683. You can take a trip on a punt, a flat bottomed boat, and experience the city from the water. There are plenty of pubs, restaurants, and shops, as well, so there’s no shortage of places to go when your tummy starts rumbling or when that money starts burning a hole in your pocket.
When you’ve finished seeing the sites and exploring the pubs, you’ll need a place to rest your head. Below are our top 10 Airbnb rentals in Oxford. Read on to pick your favourite!
First up on our list of Oxford Airbnb options is this cosy attic flat. Formerly a pub, it’s been transformed into a family home, with an upstairs flat. The attic flat is self-contained and is quiet and secluded.
It’s an excellent spot for a couple, with one double bed. It can, however, accommodate another guest or children. There is a futon in the living room, and the host can provide a travel crib if needed. There is also a fully equipped kitchenette, so you’ll be able to cook meals in the flat, if you’d like.
The flat is a 20-minute walk from the city centre, so you won’t be far from the colleges, pubs, and shops, that Oxford has to offer.
Cosy attic flat in a converted pub.Oxford, United Kingdom
If you like a bit of luxury while travelling, this studio apartment is for you. With a king sized bed, it’s an excellent spot to call home, during a romantic getaway. You’ll also have access to a kitchenette with all the essentials, an outdoor seating area, and a beautiful modern bathroom.
The hosts provides you with plenty of luxury items. There are Jo Malone bath products, so you can get squeaky clean, in style. The bedding is made of Egyptian cotton and the duvet and pillows of goose down. This is definitely a place for winding down in luxury!
The apartment is located in the Summertown neighbourhood, north of Oxford, so you won’t be far from bars, restaurants, and shops. Oxford city centre is a 20-minute walk away, via the canal, so you can also take a pleasant stroll into town.
Luxury Studio with a Private Terrace in SummertownOxford, United Kingdom
Madeline’s B&B is an excellent place for a family. Located in an annexe at the side of the house, you’ll have your own private entrance and be able to interact with the host Madeline and her family, as much or as little as you choose.
The annexe is fitted with a double bed, as well as a smaller sofa bed which can sleep one or two children. While there isn’t a kitchen, Madeline provides a continental breakfast in the morning. You’ll be a 10-minute drive or a short bus ride from the city centre, so heading out to a restaurant won’t take long.
Madeline’s garden has won awards, so it’s an excellent spot to relax in. You can also use her pool and hot tub. Madeline’s family does use the garden as well, so it’s a great spot to be if you like to socialise - an excellent way to get tips on the area, from someone who lives there!
Annexe + lush garden + luxury pool area, hot tubOxford, England, United Kingdom
For those who like the tranquillity of the countryside, but want easy access to the city centre, have a look at this private, spacious studio. It’s located in a village and is a 30-minute walk from the city centre. The walk will take you through the countryside and a park, so you’ll have plenty to look at on your way into Oxford.
The studio contains a king size bed, a kitchen, and all the essentials you’ll need for a weekend away. It’s also across the road from a gastropub, so a good meal is nearby, for those nights you feel like staying closer to home.
The host is known for thinking of the small details and provides things like a pint of milk and flowers from her garden, in a vase.
Lovely private, spacious studioOxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
This gorgeous garden flat is newly refurbished and stunning. It’s suited for two people and has brand new everything. The city centre is about a 15-minute walk away, so you’re close to everything. The neighbourhood has plenty of restaurants, pubs, and grocery stores, so you can stay entertained near the flat, as well.
It’s also got a secluded garden, so you can relax outdoors, after a busy day exploring Oxford.
Gorgeous garden flat in trendy East OxfordOxford, England, United Kingdom
For a tranquil escape that’s close to Oxford, check out this peaceful country cottage. It’s 1.5 miles (2 km) from the city centre, and the scenic country walk into town will take you about 30 minutes. The cottage is a self-contained wing of a country house and accommodates 5 people. There are three bedrooms, all of which have views of the countryside.
This rental is surrounded by an expansive garden, a lovely spot to enjoy on a sunny day. It’s also right across the road from a famous gastro-pub, the Perch, so you won’t be far from a good meal and a pint!
Peaceful country cottage, 2 km from central OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
This studio flat is another option with stunning views. It’s located on the top floor of a Victorian home, and while access is through the main home, the flat is completely self-contained. There are glass floors which lead out onto a private balcony, providing views of Oxford and the Thames Valley.
It sleeps two people, with a queen bed and kitchen. The host provides groceries, like coffee, milk, and bread, so you can have a light breakfast in the morning. It’s about a 20-minute walk along the river into the city centre, and buses run frequently, as well.
Self-Contained Light-Filled Loft in Oxford CityOxford, United Kingdom
We’re rounding out our list with this beautiful garden cabin. It’s a pinewood chalet, with all the amenities you need, during your stay. It sleeps two people, with a double sofa bed, a kitchen, and shower room. Outside is a deck, which provides a great spot to enjoy the garden, on a nice day.
The cabin is a 20-minute bus ride from central Oxford. There is also a wooded area nearby, so if you like walking, this is the perfect place to go. It’s a beautiful little spot and an excellent choice for a couple on a romantic getaway.
Beautiful garden cabinOxford, United Kingdom
If you like modern design, have a look at this apartment. Suited for two guests, it contains a queen size bed, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a balcony to relax on. There are two bus routes, which can bring you to Oxford city centre in 10 minutes. The apartment is also near trendy Summertown, just north of Oxford, and is a short walk from Port Meadow countryside and river.
This area has a couple of lovely pubs, so it’s worth the nice walk to enjoy a couple of pints in the evening. Reviewers love the host’s hospitality and say the flat is lovely.
Modern, Light & Airy Oxford Flat
If you want a centrally located place to stay, this two bedroom apartment is for you. It’s in the heart of Oxford, with museums, restaurants, and the colleges, just a few minutes away.
It has two bedrooms, each with a double bed, and can accommodate 4 guests. It has a fully-equipped kitchen, an LCD TV, and under-floor central heating.
Reviewers rave that the host is wonderful. Very accommodating and helpful, she responds to all questions and does all she can to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Beautiful Two Bedroom Apartment
Options in Oxford
Whether you’re a couple or a group, whether you like something modern or something cosy, there are options for you in Oxford. With plenty of Airbnb properties to chose from, you’ll definitely be able to find something that fits your needs, for your time in this beautiful city.
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