US$166 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 23 Apr 2015 Check-out 25 Apr 2015

Macdonald Randolph Hotel

4 stars
View map of Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2NL

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
5.0
out of 5
4 reviews
Good old fashioned service

This was our first night in the UK. The young porters greeted us on arrival and delivered our bags... See full review

  • justmyopinion
  • 31 May 2013
First Class

Everything about the Randolph was top notch - the service; the welcome; the room; the location and... See full review

  • NJSC
  • 2 Sep 2012
Presenting highest level of comfort and quality service in a traditional environment, Macdonald Randolph Hotel & Spa Oxford will certainly make your stay truly a relaxing and enjoyable one.
General

This property provides you with excellent facilities for the ultimate occasion where you can host superb banquets and gala dinners as well as smaller gatherings. Creating a luxurious atmosphere unlike any other in the city, the spa offers hydrotherapy bath, bio sauna or aromatherapy steam for you to pamper your senses.
Location

Situated in the heart of Oxford, the Macdonald Randolph Hotel & Spa Oxford is opposite to the world famous Ashmolean Museum. The perfect location of the hotel makes it an ideal base for exploring the splendid historic sights of Oxford or the thriving shopping centre, which is just a 2-minute walk from the hotel.
Dining

The on-site restaurant serves an interesting selection of dishes for you to feast on. If you desire a refreshing drink in a peaceful environment in which you can relax and unwind after a busy day, then drop by at the Morse Bar for the same.
Rooms

Designed elegantly and furnished with modern amenities, the 151 gracefully appointed accommodation units ensure that your stay is as comfortable as possible.

Macdonald Randolph Hotel Rooms

CLASSIC - ROOM
Choose a Classic Single Room at the Macdonald Randolph Hotel for a sound night's sleep in luxurious surroundings. Individually-styled single bedded rooms with high ceilings and excellent en-suite facilities ensure that your stay in Oxford is a comfortable one.
CLASSIC - ROOM
Choose a Classic Double Room at the Macdonald Randolph Hotel for a sound night's sleep in luxurious surroundings. Individually-styled double bedded rooms with high ceilings and excellent en-suite facilities ensure that your stay in Oxford is a comfortable one
CLASSIC - ROOM
Choose a Classic twin Room at the Macdonald Randolph Hotel for a sound night's sleep in luxurious surroundings. Individually-styled twin rooms, with 2 single beds, with high ceilings and excellent en-suite facilities ensure that your stay in Oxford is a comfortable one
EXECUTIVE - ROOM
Spacious Executive Rooms with one double bed, are the ideal base for those who come to work and relax in Oxford. Large desks and a generous work area combine with wireless internet access to help you stay in touch. Soothe away any tension with a relaxing shower or bath and take advantage of our turndown service so that everything is ready for a good night's sleep.

Amenities

  • WiFi
General
Concierge
Activities
Spa
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi

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Hotel Map

51.755 -1.2613
Area served
Oxford Airport - 20 minutes Heathrow Airport - 40 minutes Gatwick Airport - 75 miles
Nearby airports
Heathrow Airport, (LHR), 48.60, MI, NW; Gatwick Airport, (LGW), 84.80, MI, NW; Kidlington Airport, (OXF), 5.10, MI, NW;
Area description
The Macdonald Randolph Hotel provides the most contemporary of business facilities in the most classic of settings. Oxford's leading 5-star hotel sits opposite the world-famous Ashmolean Museum and our venues take inspiration from the advances and attitudes espoused by this great University city. Elegance, communications and commerce meet at the Randolph in the form of 6 conference and business suites accommodating up to 400 guests, equipped to the highest Meeting@Macdonald standards and managed by an experienced events team. v Natural light fills 5 of our meeting and function rooms and 3 exquisite chandeliers illuminate the largest ballroom in Oxford. Rich furnishings and stunning views over the city of dreaming spires highlight our first-floor venues. All rooms are individually designed, air conditioned, have tailored fire escape plans and benefit from wireless internet access throughout (fees apply).

Dining

The Randolph Restaurant
Dining in the Restaurant at The Randolph Hotel is like stepping into a baronial hall. If you can tear your eyes away from the University crests gracing the lofty ceiling, the double aspect full-length windows will direct your gaze to Beaumont Street and the Ashmolean. Crisp white table linen balances the opulent architectural features and richly painted oils. Choose from table d'hte and la carte menus prepared by our award-winning chefs and complement your meal with fine wine. Finish with flamb bananas, prepared with a flourish at your table by one of our talented and experienced team members
Morse Bar
An iconic meeting place in Oxford, often frequented by actors and politicians, The Morse Bar at the Randolph Hotel has been intimately associated with Colin Dexter's TV detective, Inspector Morse. A frequent setting for many scenes where Morse and Lewis have deliberated on complex cases, The Morse Bar still features regularly in episodes of the follow-on TV series, Lewis. The classic elegance of this wood-panelled, warmly-lit bar is complemented by a range of the finest cocktails in Oxford
The Drawing Room
The Drawing Room at the Randolph Hotel is the epitome of English style and a perfect setting for one of our hotel's famous afternoon teas. Toast your friends with a glass of Moet et Chandon, a centrepiece of our most luxurious champagne tea. Alternatively, indulge in a classic pot of freshly-brewed tea with melt-in-the-mouth scones and clotted cream. Settle into a comfortable sofa and spend a Saturday afternoon serenaded by our pianist or just relax with light snacks and refreshments

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
15:30
Check-out:
11:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Macdonald Randolph Hotel

Overall score

5 / 5
5.01.0
4 out of 4
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4.5
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Review of Macdonald Randolph Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
justmyopinion
Business
Newcastle, NSW
31 May 2013

Good old fashioned service

This was our first night in the UK. The young porters greeted us on arrival and delivered our bags to our room as we checked in. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable with free Wi-fi. The hotel is within walking distance of the main attractions including the Oxford walking tour. Our only issue with the hotel was that we were told that breakfast was not included in our booking, despite having paperwork indicating that it was. However when we checked out we showed our booking confirmation to another more senior staff member and our breakfast charge was removed. We left our luggage with the porters while went to pick up our hire car, and on our return they loaded our bags into the car for us.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macdonald Randolph Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
NJSC
Business
London
2 Sep 2012

First Class

Everything about the Randolph was top notch - the service; the welcome; the room; the location and the breakfast. The classic suite overlooking the Ashmolean made our weekend!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macdonald Randolph Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
michael
Business
Not Provided
28 Jul 2011

Lovely old hotel, service impe

Lovely old hotel, service impeccable

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Macdonald Randolph Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Eric
Business
Not Provided
23 May 2011

Excellent staff and service but

Excellent staff and service but it is an old hotel in need of refurbishment for the price. Location is just magic for Oxford. However despite to room being somewhat old it was spacious for the UK and well appointed. Will stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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