Privately owned family run hotel in historic 17th century cottages offering accommodation and parking in the heart of Oxford city centre since 1989. Seconds  from the Sheldonian Theatre and the Bodleian Library. Immediately opposite The Holywell Music Room and less than five minutes on foot from the Oxford Playhouse, the New Theatre, The Covered Market and the city's main shopping area.  






Our rates include buffet or room service breakfast. The buffet is served in our dining room at pre booked tables as we continue to observe Covid safety working practices.  A cooked breakfast menu is also available which is not included in the room rate.

Children of all ages are welcome. Off street parking is available at £20 per day (£25 from May 2022) bookable in advance. Dogs and cats are welcome in certain rooms for a charge of £10 for stays of up to two nights; additional charges apply for longer stays.

For further information on rates and availability or to make a booking, please telephone 01865 791812 or email us at  and we will be happy to discuss your requirements.  Details of tariffs and availability can also be found here on our website. 

Reception may be closed at certain times of the day but a message service is in place and messages and emails will be answered within twelve hours. 

We would like to reassure our guests that we will be continuing to follow strict, high standards of sanitisation throughout the hotel in line with government guide lines to ensure protection for our guests and staff. The safety screen installed at reception during the pandemic remains and we prefer our guests to continue wearing masks when in the public areas of the hotel and observe social distancing where possible.

We look forward to welcoming regular and new guests this spring and summer of 2022 to the historical Bath Place Hotel in the wonderful city of Oxford.  


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Bath Place Hotel

In the heart of the city, this 17th-century hotel has floors that slope at disconcerting angles and stairs that are fit for a hobbit. Its creaking, crooked rooms are full of character.


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Hotels Oxford - About Bath Place Hotel, Oxford

The Bath Place Hotel is a cluster of seventeenth century cottages surrounding a tiny flagstone courtyard in the heart of Oxford, seconds away from colleges, libraries and museums. The cottages nestle between New College, one of the University's oldest colleges, and Hertford College, established in the thirteenth century. The New College Bell Tower, which has been in continual use since the thirteenth century, is visible from many of the hotel's rooms. More on the history of Bath Place Hotel.

Bath Place Hotel is a small, family run and friendly licenced Oxford hotel, very close to the Sheldonian Theatre and the Bodleian Library, Opposite Holywell Music Room and less than five minutes on foot from the Oxford Playhouse, the New Theatre and the main shopping area.

We have fifteen cottage-style rooms all of which are doubles or twins. There are also several family suites. The rates vary according to the time of year, the size of the room, and the location. Please see Rates and Booking for more information.

All rooms are ensuite with digital flat-screen televisions, Minibar, and coffee- and tea-making facilities. We also have a licensed bar and lounge with fireplace for our guests.

Wireless internet connection is available free of charge.

Parking available, please enquire for details of charges.


4–5 Bath Place, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SU
Telephone: 01865 791812 Email :

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