Macdonald Randolph Hotel
Why We Love It
- It is situated opposite the Ashmolean Museum in central Oxford
- Leisure facilities include a mini gym & a spa
- There's an elegant restaurant & a wood-panelled bar, which has featured in episodes of "Inspector Morse" & "Lewis"
- Afternoon tea in the Drawing Room is something of an Oxford institution
Map & Directions
It takes around 15 minutes to walk to Oxford railway station, or it's five minutes by taxi (expect to pay around £5). Heathrow Airport is around 45 miles away and Gatwick Airport is approximately 80 miles from the hotel. The Oxford Bus Company (The Airline service) runs regular buses from both airports to central Oxford. The bus from Heathrow costs around £23 one way and takes around 80 minutes, while from Gatwick, it's around £28 for the 2.5-hour journey. Tickets can be bought in advance online, or with cash on the day of travel. Parking at the hotel costs £28.50 per night (pre booking is essential).