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 some of the best Airbnbs 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
Top guest reviewsgreat having fans in the hot weathera decent kitchen comfortable bed and sofa as well as beautiful views over the roofs of the neighborhoodthe apartment is exactly as described and i really appreciated how quiet the street wasthe bed was so comfortable we had a great night sleep after every long day of sight seeingthe bed was very comfortable and warmthe flat was very clean and well appointedmark’s flat was cheerful clean and comfortableit is spotlessly clean with excellent facilitiesmark's place was very clean comfy and cozyand it was all spotlessly clean
Host:the hosts were lovely and helpful throughoutgreat place with perfect hostlovely flat very hospitable and friendly hostmark was a great host toothe hosts are just wonderful people - friendly helpful understandingRead more reviewsideal place to staygood pubs in walking distanceeasy and short walk to town centrelovely apartment within walking distance of the city centregreat place location and hosts
If you like a bit of luxury while travelling, this studio apartment is for you. With a king-sized bed, this Airbnb in Summertown, Oxford, is 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, perfect for a solo traveller, 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
Top guest reviewsthe apartment looks exactly like the photosthe studio was so comfortable & elegant with a real air of luxury yet homeliness about itour stay was in november/december but the apartment was warm with possibilities for regulating the temperature (underfloor heating)the apartment is in a word beautifulwe enjoyed a 3 night stay in sandras lovely studio aptit was very clean and comfortablewarm clean quiet and comfortableit was very clean with modern featuresclean comfy modern and fully recommendedthe towels and sheets were very high quality and the flat was very clean
Host:sandra the host is very helpfulvery friendly hostnice touches by the hosthost was very helpful and easy to approachthe owner is incredibly polite too and happy to help as neededRead more reviewsgreat location and nicely decoratedeasy bus or walk to the city centreeasy access to summer town and oxford city center was close by toovery near to lovely shops and restaurants and yet easy walking or bus in the city centresandra’s place is in the perfect location
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!
COSY GUESTHOUSE-HOT TUB-free continental breakfastOxford, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsand the full english breakfast in the morning whilst soaking in the hot tub was amazinggood kitchen utilities and bathroom etcher breakfasts where amazingwe had a very brief and comfortable stay with madelineboy did we ever need the comfortable beds and quiet street to rest up for the next dayplace was clean and neatclean bright and knowledgable with regard to local areaspotless space and i would definitely recommendclean tidy good hostsit’s very clean and breakfast is so nice
Host:very attentive host and super breakfastsshe is a great host and always makes sure that her guests never lack anythingmadeline was a great hostmadeline is s wonderful hostmadeline is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsideal place for someone with dogsgood location (next to bus stop) and parking spacegreat location and accommodations would highly recommend to anyoneit was easy to catch a bus to get into towngood location as frequent busses to city centre
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.
This Oxfordshire Airbnb 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
Top guest reviewsmassive comfortable bed and plenty of tea and coffee even biscuitsthe studio was amazing and just like in the photos - very homely and comfortablethere is good wifi the bed is large and very comfortable and there is a spacious living spacethe accommodation was excellent - comfy sofa and bed (super king size ) relaxed and cosy decorthe bed has plenty of space for two and is very comfortablevery clean and spaciousgreat apartment very clean and comfortablethe shower was strong and the place was spotlessly cleanincredibly clean and all our needs were catered forcomfort cosy and clean
Host:pauline and peter are wonderful hostspauline is a delightful host with a lovely flatshe is an amazing thoughtful welcoming and generous hostpauline is a great host very welcoming and friendlylots of welcoming touches and very helpful hostsRead more reviewsnice quiet location a mile or two from oxford centralvery comfortable accommodation within walking distance of central oxforda lovely location walking distance from oxfordstunning flat really close to the city centre and in a beautiful locationbeautiful apartment in a lovely location
This gorgeous garden flat, a great Airbnb near the city centre in Oxford 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
Top guest reviewsyou can also enjoy online videos which the smart tv can provide at the cosy living roomwe like the fully equipped kitchen and spacious bedroom and bathroomthe bed is comfortable and the linens all softthanks for a great stay the apartment was exactly as described and perfect for our needsbilly left us breakfast items which was lovelyclean quite and comfortablea stylish space clean and brightflat was clean and felt very comfortablethe apartment was very clean and comfortablevery clean and the kitchen was well equipped
Host:attentive and helpful hostbilly was a great hostthe host was always available to answer questions and was very welcoming when he let us inbilly was a fab hosttotally excellent accommodation and host would thoroughly recommendRead more reviewsgood location near transportgood location and comfortable spaceeasy walk into the city center and even closer to puntingthe location was ideal and the accommodation perfectit was walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go but also on good bus links
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 Airbnb near central Oxford 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!
Idyllic country cottage, close to central OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe cottage was comfortable and had all the amenities we neededit is a very nice cottage for you to enjoy a wonderful english style roomthe place itself was cosy with great views and a nice comfortable feelit was well-equipped and the breakfast ingredients and flowers left for us were much appreciatedthe cottage has everything you need and the beds are very comfortable tooclean cozy and comfortableit's clean and beautifulit was clean and very functionalcosy clean lovely spot to stayclean stylish well-equipped and cosy
Host:hosts accommodating every request graciouslyabsolutely lovely with wonderful hostsv nice property and lovely hostbig thank you to our hostsgorgeous house with friendly hostsRead more reviewsamazing location with a beautiful easy walk to the centre of oxfordwonderful location close to centre but in a hamletgreat location near to oxford but situated in a peaceful village on the outskirtsfantastic location only a short walk into the centre of oxfordwill hope to come back as location close to family for us was perfect
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. If you are in a dilemma about where to stay in Oxford, this is the place for you.
Self-Contained Light-Filled Loft in Oxford CityOxford, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was a lovely space with a beautiful view over the rooftopsthe room was just like in the photosthe room has lovely views have to cross oxfordlucy's apartment was absolutely lovely it's a beautiful space with a view over the hills of oxfordthe view from the room is wonderful the road is quiet and very charmingeverything was very clean and neatvery clean bright and airyclean and tidy bright accommodationthe room was lovely clean and comfythe space was amazing clean and bright
Host:lucy was a lovely hostlucy was an amazing hostlucy was a lovely host :)friendly host and cosy spacelucy is a great hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectgreat location very quieteasy walk or bus to downtowngreat place and location just minutes from downtown via the bus or walkinggreat walk towards the city centre
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, socially distanced garden cabinOxford, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewseverything you could want for amenities-wise and great breakfast supplieswifi signal was good helping us to keep in touchlots of lovely extra touches like breakfast itemsand i already miss their absolutely gorgeous garden cozy cottage and splendid hospitalitythe cabin was really cosy and warm and the bed was extremely comfortableit was spotlessly clean and had everything you would need for your staythe accommodation is small but perfectly adequate clean and well appointedthe bathroom is tiny but clean with everything we neededthe cabin is beautiful clean warm cosy and has everything you could needeverything is very clean everything works etc
Host:wonderful hospitality with lovely hostslovely lovely cabin built by the host himselfthank you for being great hostsour hosts were very helpful and welcomingbrenda and manolo are the perfect hostsRead more reviewsvery good location toogreat location just out of townthe location is very good being caeasy to get to town by taxi or by bus a five minute walk awaythis cabin is a in a perfect location close to a bus stop and shops
Will you say yes to drinking a cup of coffee in the morning while you breathe in the beauty of South Park, right in front of your eyes? Do not think twice, book this spacious apartment right away for a wonderful stay in Oxford. The apartment comes with a king bed, a bathroom, a living room and a fully equipped kitchen, among other amenities, and it can accommodate four people.
Exceptional Apartment in Glorious Oxford; Views over ParkOxford, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewseverything necessary is there the bed is very comfortable and the kitchen is fully equippedit has a small modern kitchen lovely living room and comfortable bedroomvery clean and had a large bathroom also has a washer/dryer which is nicehad a lovely 3 night stay in the apartmentthe apartment was fantastic had everything we neededthe place was clean and stylishspotlessly clean and comfortable bedvery stylish and clean apartmentthe flat was extra clean and tidya comfortable impeccably clean and thoughtfully decorated flat
Host:excellent properly and hostthe area to store luggage is so helpfulmichael was an awesome host making check-in / check-out very easyRead more reviewsexcellent accommodation walking distance to everythingmichael’s place is in a great locationits location is easy to get to (about a 30 minute walk from the train station)great location and good value for moneygreat location and we were able to walk everywhere
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 2 bed / 2 bath apartmentOxford, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsgood wifi and tv and kitchen was well appointedthe apartment is equipped with modern amenities and a very comfortable sitting areait was very clean and tidy with reliable wifi and an neat simple heating systemthe apartment is lovely just as good or better than in the photosnice house with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms modern kitchenthe flat was very clean and well designedthe apartment was clean and very nicely decoratedit had a very homely feel and was spotlessly cleanthe flat itself was clean warm inviting and spaciouswonderful clean apartment in unbeatable location
Host:natalie and stuart were amazing hostsnatalie and stuart were really helpful throughoutnatalie and stuart were extremely responsive and kind hoststhank you natalie and stuart - excellent hosts and excellent accommodationthe hosts are extremely helpful and friendly and responded immediately to questionsRead more reviewsthe location is just perfectit's a great neighborhood very quiet yet close to everythingthe location of the apartment was central basically making any attraction in oxford within walking distancea fabulous central location next to the oxford castle and walking distance to both the train and bus stationsgreat location and very homely house
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 flatOxford, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe furnishings are all very comfortablea spacious apartment with a wonderful sunset viewwe loved cooking and jonny's kitchen has a complete range of utensilscomms are good with excellent wifihe also left chocolates for our arrival and great breakfast provisionsthe apartment was spotlessly clean and was spaciousapartment was clean & nicely decoratedthe flat was bright and clean as advertisedthe apartment is clean and tidyjonny's apartment was very clean and beautiful
Host:jonny was a great hostjonny was a very kind hostthanks for being a great host jonnyhe provided an abundance of helpful information on oxford top tips and reccomendationscouldn't fault the host or the accommodationRead more reviewsit is close to oxford with easy bus accessit was the perfect locationideal distance from oxford city centre accessible by bus and well-pricedit was close to the station and wasnt far from central oxford and a nice little area called summertimeeverything was close and we loved seeing blenheim palace
Which Airbnbs in Oxford provide free parking? Having a free parking space eases up the hassle of trying to find one in the area close to your accommodation. This luxury studio apartment and Madeline’s B&B are a couple of the Airbnb vacation rentals that provide free parking.
Which Airbnbs in Oxford have a pool? Any accommodation that comes with access to a swimming pool is the one to absolutely cherish. If you do want to book an Airbnb in Oxford that comes with a pool, then Madeline’s B&B is the place for you.
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.
Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Oxford, UK
1. Which Airbnbs in Oxford offer Wi-Fi?
2. Which Airbnbs in Oxford have a pool?
Any accommodation that comes with access to a swimming pool is the one to absolutely cherish. If you do want to book an Airbnb in Oxford that comes with a pool, then Madeline’s B&B is the place for you.
3. Which Airbnbs in Oxford provide free parking?
Having a free parking space eases up the hassle of trying to find one in the area close to your accommodation. This luxury studio apartment and Madeline’s B&B are a couple of the Airbnb vacation rentals that provide free parking.
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