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Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Oxford, UK - Updated 2019

Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Oxford, UK - Updated 2019
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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 Airbnb rentals in Oxford. Read on to pick your favourite!

1. Cosy attic flat in a converted pub (from USD 84)

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
195 reviews
Entire apartment 0 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was very comfortable and warm.
The bed was comfortable and the water was very hot.
The matress, pillows and towels meant for a perfect shower and sleep.
Cleanliness:
Well equipped kitchen and all very clean.
It had everything I needed, it was clean and quiet.
The flat was very clean and well appointed.
Host:
Thank you, Mark!
Thank you Mark!
Thank you Mark!
Location:
He even moved his car down the street
The place was perfect!
Perfect place for two to stay.
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2. Luxury studio apartment (from USD 114)

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 Summertown
Oxford, United Kingdom
140 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 bed 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was very comfortable.
The bed was incredibly comfortable as well.
Nice hot shower too!
Cleanliness:
Very comfortable, very clean and beautifully decorated.
It was very clean and comfortable.
The apartment was also very clean.
Host:
I would definitely recommend a stay with Sandra.
Very friendly host!
Would highly recommend to anyone.
Location:
A highly recommended place to stay.
And the place is really well-appointed.
If I was back in the area I would 100% book this place again :)
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3. Madeline's B&B (from USD 102)

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!

Large self contained Annexe with Pool & Hot Tub
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
264 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 beds 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds are extremely comfortable.
The beds were very comfortable, there was no noise to disturb us.
Beds are too hard And noisy for us.
Cleanliness:
Very clean and comfortable.
Place was clean and neat.
Room was very comfortable and spotlessly clean.
Host:
Would strongly recommend this accommodation to anyone visiting Oxford!
Will come back again next time.
I can only recommend to everyone!
Location:
Really nice place, would recommend
Great place to stay!
Great place and hosting.
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4. Lovely private, spacious studio (from USD 123)

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 studio
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
196 reviews
Entire loft 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Also we have never slept in a more comfortable bed.
The bed is large and very comfortable.
The bed has plenty of space for two and is very comfortable.
Cleanliness:
Everywhere was extremely clean.
Incredibly clean and all our needs were catered for.
Very clean and spacious.
Host:
Thank you again Pauline!
We loved our staying at Pauline’s.
we stayed with Pauline to celebrate my 50th birthday.
Location:
If you enjoy walking, this is the place for you!
There's no better place to visit Oxford from!
Great place to stay.
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5. Gorgeous garden flat in trendy East Oxford (from USD 103)

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 Oxford
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
286 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was super comfy, and the bathroom sparkling clean.
Great bed and shower.
He came back with a portable WIFI device and that's it.
Cleanliness:
Beautifully clean and well equipped flat, walking distance from everything you could want or need.
Well equipped, clean and tastefully decorated.
Very clean and the kitchen was well equipped.
Host:
Thank you Billy.
Thank you again Billy !!!
Would definitely recommend to others.
Location:
Location, location, location.
The place was as advertised.
Very convenient location.
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6. Peaceful country cottage (from USD 184)

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 Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
140 reviews
Entire cottage 3 beds 3 bedrooms 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage has everything you need, and the beds are very comfortable too.
The bathroom has a wonderfully big bath.
The bedrooms were warm and cosy, the beds were comfy and so, so quiet.
Cleanliness:
It's clean and beautiful.
Spacious and clean.
It was clean and very functional.
Host:
Hosts accommodating every request graciously.
Thank you for having us Alison.
Thank you for sharing your cottage, Alison.
Location:
Fantasic place to stay.
We did enjoy our stay in her place.
Everything you need and location,location, location!!
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7. Space and light in Oxford City (from USD 106)

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 City
Oxford, United Kingdom
276 reviews
Entire loft 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed comfortable and warm.
The kitchen is well stocked.
The bed was very comfortable (and my husband and I are in our 60's, so we're picky!).
Cleanliness:
Clean and welcoming.
So clean and comfortable!
Everything was very clean and neat.
Host:
We loved our stay at Lucy’s.
Lucy is indeed a Superhost!
Thank you, Lucy!
Location:
We never minded the walk - and busses run frequently as well if you don’t want to walk.
We stayed at Lucys place for the weekend!
Location was convenient.
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8. Beautiful garden cabin (from USD 91)

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 cabin
Oxford, United Kingdom
211 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 bed 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was small but comfortable for two.
Plus hot hot water from the shower!
Bed is actually a futon sofa bed, is low to the ground, less than a double bed size, and is very uncomfortable.
Cleanliness:
It was spotlessly clean and had everything you would need for your stay.
Everything is very clean, everything works, etc.
Clean, comfortable, cozy.
Host:
We really enjoyed our time at The Cabin.
Thank you so much, Brenda and Manuel.
Enjoyed all the blooming flowers.
Location:
The place is exactly what you see.
This is a really special place to stay!
The location is very good, being ca.
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9. A spacious apartment with park views (from USD 106)

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 Park
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
204 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Bed was very comfortable.
but I slept very well in the really comfy bed and didn’t hear a thing!
Spotlessly clean and comfortable bed!
Cleanliness:
It’s a beautifully kept and very very clean.
Very clean and would definitely stay here again.
Fully recommend, sparkling clean and beautifully styled.
Host:
I have stayed 4 times.
We arrived earlier than check-in time.
It had everything we needed and more.
Location:
If this place is available, just book it.
Good place for stay
It great to come home each day and feel like you were coming home instead of just some place you are staying.
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10. Beautiful two bedroom apartment

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

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11. Modern, light & airy Oxford flat (from USD 102)

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
Oxford, United Kingdom
164 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Plus, the beds are super comfortable!
Bed was really comfy too!
Nice living room and bed room.
Cleanliness:
Apartment was clean & nicely decorated.
The apartment was clean and conveniently located.
Immaculately clean with all you could possibly need for a comfortable stay.
Host:
Jonny also responded very promptly.
Thank you, Jonny.
I will definitely book with Jonny again! :)
Location:
The location suited us well.
There is no better place to stay!
You could not ask for a more ideal place to stay.
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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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Nicole is an American expat living in London, England. When she moved from the midwest to London in 2012, it was her first time leaving the US. She has traveled steadily since then, making trips...Read more

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