A unique seventeenth century guest house nestled in the heart of Oxford city centre.

  • Our Rooms

    Featuring an eclectic mix of old and new our rooms have a home away from home feel.

    Pricing starts at £100 per night.


    Tower House Oxford Double Ensuite Room

    8 Bedrooms

    In our cosy Oxford city centre townhouse.

    All decorated with old, modern, repurposed and handmade furniture and equipped with the usual suspects such as a flatscreen television, tea and coffee facilites, a hairdryer, complimentary toiletries and free wifi access.


    Prices include breakfast at the neighbouring Turl Street Kitchen.

    Front Door of Tower House Oxford

    Historical Oxford

    17th Century Ups and Downs.

    We are housed in a Grade II listed building with only one ground floor bedroom (one of the Deluxe En Suites) so please advise us if you specifically require the ground floor room when booking.


    We have three levels and no lift, some of our rooms have low ceilings and are not advisable for folk over 6 foot tall, but we will do our best to accommodate you - let us know when you book.

    Tower House Oxford Deluxe Double Ensuite Room

    Tailored to you

    Prosecco on arrival?​

    If you require a baby cot, an additional single rollaway bed (not available in all rooms) or you fancy a bottle of Prosecco upon arrival you can add these products when you book. We want to make sure your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.


    Anything else you might need help with just drop us a line.

    Tower House Oxford Deluxe Double Ensuite Room in City Wall Bastion

    2 Deluxe Double

    En Suites

    Built in to the original city wall.

    These gorgeous spacious rooms with king size double beds are built in to one of the original 21 semi-circular bastions forming part of Oxford's city centre two mile long wall. 


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    Double Ensuite Room - Tower House Oxford

    3 Double En Suites

    Each with their own character.

    Two of our lovely en suites overlook Jesus College, founded in 1571 by Queen Elizabeth I, the third is nestled in quietly at the back of the guest house. All are equipped with double beds and en suite shower rooms.


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    Double Shared Bathroom in Tower House Oxford

    3 Small Double Shared Bathroom

    For those seeing Oxford on a budget.

    These three cosy rooms all have double beds and own wash basins, and they share a bathroom and toilet. Great for a budget overnight stay in the city centre.


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  • Oxford Drinking & Dining


    A delicious breakfast is included in your room rate. Served from 8am until 10am at the neighbouring Turl Street Kitchen. Choices on offer range from a hearty Full English Breakfast to freshly baked pastries.


    The Turl Street Kitchen also serves lunch and dinner, with a menu that changes daily, focusing on fresh, seasonal produce.


    Whilst we do prioritise Tower House guests at the Turl Street Kitchen we do recommend booking for lunch and dinner.

  • Student Volunteering in Oxford - Oxford Hub: Schools Plus, Branch Up, LinkAges projects

    Oxford's only social enterprise guest house

    Our profits go to the Oxford Hub to support university students engaging in social action in both their local community and beyond. Projects include:


    School Plus - student volunteers tutor struggling schoolchildren; Branch Up - activity days for children giving them the chance to go to museums or the zoo when they otherwise wouldn't;  LinkAges - helping tackle elderly isolation by matching student volunteers to people living alone, running activity sessions in care homes and giving IT lessons.

  • FAQs

    If there is something you'd like to know that isn't listed here give us a call on 01865 246828.

    Are any of the rooms twin rooms?

    No, all of our rooms contain double beds, none of them are twin beds. However we do offer the option of adding a single rollaway bed (at an additional £25 per night) to your room (not applicable to all rooms).

    Do you have parking?

    Due to our incredibly central location in Oxford we cannot offer parking.


    The Oxpens multi-storey carpark is approximately 10-15 minutes walk from us but now offers all day parking for £6 if pre-purchased.


    There are city centre car parks nearby too, however these can be costly, so we recommend using the JustPark app or website (we will provide you with a discount code to use when you book with us), or alternatively, the city's fantastic park and ride facilities.

    Can you accommodate my food intolerance?

    Absolutely. Advance notice is useful but not entirely necessary, we will always be able to accommodate you.

    I'm vegetarian can you accommodate me?

    Again - absolutely. Our breakfast menu can be adapted to suit anyone and our lunch and dinner menus always feature at least one vegetarian dish.

    What time can I check in?

    Check in is from 3pm.

    Between 3-6pm Monday - Friday check in is via reception at the Tower House.

    Post 6pm check in is via the Turl Street Kitchen duty manager.

    Monday-Friday early check ins can generally be accommodated.


    Weekend check ins

    On Saturdays and Sundays check ins are via the Turl Street Kitchen from 3pm. If you arrive prior to 3pm at a weekend you will be able to leave luggage with us but you will not be able to check in early.


    Late check ins

    Our restaurant is open until at least 11pm daily so we can handle the majority of late check ins. Please do bear in mind however that we do not have an overnight reception. If you are worried about arriving late please give us a call on 01865 246828 to ensure that we will be able to give you access.

    What time is check out?

    Check out is by 11am.


    Can I have a late check out?

    Occasionally this may be possible, late check outs are handled on a case-by-case basis so please do ask.

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