Mercure Eastgate Hotel - Oxford

73 High Street Oxford Ox1 4Be, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX1 4BE  show map
 3 stars
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Mercure Eastgate Hotel - Oxford

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The excellent Mercure Eastgate Hotel is a great place in a vibrant area of Oxford. Offering accommodation in the 4-story building, the hotel combines original architecture and modern facilities.

The hotel boasts central location in the center of Oxford, providing access to University of Oxford, Magdalen College and University College within 5 minutes' walk. Mercure Eastgate Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Oxford.

Mercure Eastgate Hotel is set close to a college and a museum as well as The Queen's College and Corpus Christi College.

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology train station is a 10-minute walk from the property. RAF airport is 10 minutes' drive from away.

Rooms

Staying in one of the 64 contemporary rooms, guests can enjoy a wonderful view over the tower. Many guestrooms offer views of the River Thames. The rooms feature English décor and private bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and terry bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Italian dishes are served in the traditional restaurant. Guests can dine in Turl Street Kitchen and Moya located within a 10-minute walk of the property.

A full english breakfast is served at the price of GBP 16 per person per night. 

Services

Corporate travelers are free to use a business center, a meeting room and a copier offered on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at GBP 20 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   64.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

73 High Street Oxford Ox1 4Be, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX1 4BE

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City Center
  • Oxford
    500 m
Airports
  • RAF Station (ABB)
    8.3 km
  • NAF (GXH)
    48.6 km
Train Stations
  • Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
    900 m
  • Oxford Train Station
    1.5 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Oxfords Grill (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    440 m
  • Moya (cuisine: Eastern European)
    500 m
Parks
  • Corpus Christi College
    180 m
  • University of Oxford Botanic Garden
    190 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    64

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Rooms and availability

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Classic Room
Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
Size: 19 m²
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The room offers one Double bed or two Single beds, private bathroom with bathtub and shower.

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    Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
    Size: 19 m²
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    The room offers one Double bed or two Twin beds, en-suite bathroom and all modern amenities.

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      Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
      Size: 19 m²
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      This room offers one spacious bedroom with a Double bed, internet access and wonderful view.

      Room facilities
        Mercure Eastgate photos Room
        Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
        Size: 19 m²
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        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        The room offers a spacious bedroom with one Double bed and feather pillows, internet access.

        Room facilities
          Mercure Eastgate photos Room
          Classic Room
          Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
          Size: 19 m²
          Check Prices
          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
          — Less information+ More information

          This room offers one Double bed or two Twin beds, en-suite bathroom with a shower and all modern amenities.

          Room facilities
            Mercure Eastgate photos Room
            Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
            Size: 19 m²
            Check Prices
            • Air conditioning
            • Shower
            — Less information+ More information

            This room offers one spacious bedroom with a Double bed and feather pillows, internet access and wonderful view.

            Room facilities
              Mercure Eastgate photos Room
              Classic Room
              Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
              Size: 19 m²
              Check Prices
              • Air conditioning
              • Shower
              — Less information+ More information

              The room offers one Single bed, private bathroom with bathtub and shower.

              Room facilities

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Mercure Eastgate Hotel - Oxford Oxford location
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                Hotel Address:

                73 High Street Oxford Ox1 4Be, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX1 4BE

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Oxford
                  500 m
                Airports
                • RAF Station (ABB)
                  8.3 km
                • NAF (GXH)
                  48.6 km
                Train Stations
                • Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
                  900 m
                • Oxford Train Station
                  1.5 km
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Oxfords Grill (cuisine: Mediterranean)
                  440 m
                • Moya (cuisine: Eastern European)
                  500 m
                Parks
                • Corpus Christi College
                  180 m
                • University of Oxford Botanic Garden
                  190 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2008
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  64

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                Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • University Church of St. Mary the Virgin - 100 m
                • magdalene bridge punt - 200 m
                • Magdalen Bridge Boathouse - 200 m
                • Black Sheep Galleries - 400 m

                Popular areas

                • City Center - 400 m

                Places of interest

                • Merton College Chapel - 100 m
                • The Queen's College - 100 m
                • Magdalen College - 200 m
                • University Church of St Mary - 200 m
                • The Oxford Botanic Garden - 200 m
                • Magdalen's Bell Tower - 200 m
                • Bodleian Library - 300 m
                • Saint Cross Church - 300 m
                • St Hilda's College - 400 m
                • The Purple Turtle - 400 m
                • University Club - 500 m
                • Mansfield College Chapel - 500 m

                Shopping areas

                • Oxford Museum - 400 m

                Amusement

                • Ballroom - 300 m
                • Bowlplex - 400 m

                Museums

                • The Botanic Garden - 100 m
                • Christ Church Picture Gallery - 200 m

                Parks

                • Oxford Fellows' Garden - 100 m
                • University of Oxford Botanic Garden - 100 m
                • Magdalen Deer Park - 100 m
                • Christchurch Meadows - 200 m

                Universities, Institutes

                • Harris Manchester College - 500 m

                Theaters

                • Holywell Music Room - 300 m

                Golf courses and Country clubs

                • Botanic Gardens Oxford - 100 m

                Public parking

                • Corpus Christi College Oxford - 300 m

                Local attractions

                • Sheldonian Theatre - 2.0 km
                  Broad Street, Oxford
                • Abbey Meadows - 9.3 km
                  Abbey Close, Abingdon
                • Didcot Railway Centre - 15.7 km
                  Didcot Parkway railway station, Didcot
                • Port Meadow - 2.3 km
                  Walton Well Road, Oxford
                • Newington Nurseries - 12.5 km
                  Newington Nurseries, Stadhampton

                Near the hotel

                • University of Oxford Botanic Garden - 190 m
                  Rose La., Oxford
                • Corpus Christi College - 180 m
                  Merton St., Oxford
                • Radcliffe Camera - 350 m
                  Radcliffe Sq., Oxford
                • Christ Church Picture Gallery - 360 m
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                • University College - 170 m
                  High Street, Oxford
                • University Church of St. Mary the Virgin - 320 m
                  High St., Oxford
                • Bodleian Library - 410 m
                  Broad Street, Oxford

                Restaurants nearby

                • Oxfords Grill - 440 m

                  Address: 21 Cowley Road
                  Phone: 01865 201 120

                  82% likes this, based on 82 reviews
                  Cuisine: Mediterranean
                  Price Range: CAD 25 - CAD 36

                • Turl Street Kitchen - 540 m

                  Address: 16-17 Turl Street
                  Phone: 01865 264 171

                  76% likes this, based on 199 reviews
                  Cuisine: Eclectic
                  Price Range: CAD 10 - CAD 42

                • St Aldates Tavern - 560 m

                  Address: 108 St Aldates
                  Phone: 01865241185

                  76% likes this, based on 75 reviews
                  Cuisine: British
                  Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 22

                • Moya - 500 m

                  Address: ST Clement's street
                  Phone: 01865 200111

                  72% likes this, based on 138 reviews
                  Cuisine: Eastern European
                  Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 28

                • Hassan's Kebab Van - 550 m

                  Address: Broad Street

                  94% likes this, based on 36 reviews

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2008
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  64

                Hotel Awards

                UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedOxfordMercure Eastgate

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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                Mercure Eastgate Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mercure Eastgate

                Average guest rating

                7.4out of 10
                Very good
                Based on 315 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Family with children
                  9.2

                  We were traveling with our infant son and the staff was very accomodating and friendly

                  We ordered room service for dinner. The food was excellent but it was quite pricey considering the amount in the plates.

                • Family with children
                  7.0

                  very close to the colleges and town centre

                  very squeeky floorboards in our room

                • Couple
                  9.2

                  The girl at the reception and the waiting staff were really nice. Room service breakfast was great. Good location.

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  Location and car parking

                  We were placed in a room for disabled persons. The lighting was appalling and it was only possible to read on one side of the bed.

                • Older travelers
                  7.4

                  Very good value at £110 for a spacious double room with magnificent views at the front of the hotel over looking the university, just minutes from the Botanical Gardens and shops. We were delighted!

                • Older travelers
                  9.6

                  The prime location on the High Street was excellent for us getting to the theatre and restaurants during our stay. The bed was ultra comfortable, so much so that our 'snooze' almost became a full nights sleep! On check-in we were advised that our room was at the front of the hotel, over-looking the High Street which would be noisy late at night.... it wasn't noisy, but it was nice to be warned.

                • Older travelers
                  6.2

                  the location of the hotel, and the view from the room - along with the stay itself.

                  The sink did not drain. We advised front desk about this, but they sent no one to mend it, and only explained why (maintenance go home at half 5) the following morning when we raised it again. This is unacceptable in any hotel, let alone a relatively expensive one.

                • Couple
                  8.8

                  A wonderful problem free stay. 10 paces away from the high street. 20 seconds away from the park, the Bodlian library, great restaurants and much more. A perfect location!The room was very spacious, clean and comfortable. All this contributed to a fantastic stay in Oxford. Would certainly use it again for another visit to the city.

                • Couple
                  7.4

                  Clean, central, very pleasant staff, good breakfast.

                  Charge for use of hotel car park, charge for use of hotel wifi. Not mentioned anywhere clearly when booking.

                • Family with children
                  7.8

                  Location was superb. Staff were very helpful and moved us without any fuss when we had a few problems with the first room.. Parking at hotel is a premium in Oxford. Breakfast was superb.Relaxed atmosphere in the lounge/ bar area.

                  First room we were given had a number of problems. Trouser press did not work. Light outside of bathroom did not work and there was a very pungent smell of frying; this appeared to be due to the vents for the kitchen extraction system are located directly outside the windows of the room. The smell would have been difficult to bear if there had not been another room available to move us to.

                • Older travelers
                  8.8

                  I (and my wife when she is with me) stay at the Eastgate whenever I am in Oxford. Its location right on the High, its history, its fantastic beds and lovely tubs, and the overall ambiance is unbeatable. I simply love staying at the Eastgate. My only regret is I have never set-up a frequent stay account, as I have probably been at the Eastgate ten times by now.

                  Would love the wi-fi to be free. I already am paying well over 100 pounds a night. Wi-fi is usually free in the U.S., even as far less classy hotels. It seems like a bit of needless extra charges.

                • Single
                  9.2

                  On arrival I received an upgrade not a usual occurence for a solo lady traveller......a spacious well appointed room resulted. Appreciated hot breakfast being cooked to order and not self service. The staff were most helpful at all times.

                • Older travelers
                  7.4

                  The location couldn't be better and the hotel is in a beautiful old building that has been very sensitively converted. We found the restaurant to be very good and the drinks in the bar were sensibly priced. All the staff we met were friendly, welcoming and helpful.

                  We were charged for breakfasts, which had been included in the booking price, but this was efficiently rectified. Not sure whether this was the fault of the hotel or the online booking agent.

                • Single
                  7.0

                  The first morning I was there, I had no hot water in my shower and due to the time I had, I had to have a shower with freezing cold water. I reported this to reception who apologised and said that they would send an engineer to take a look. The following morning, I did have hot water for my shower but again there were problems. Without me trying to change the temperature, it would alternate from being ok, to freezing cold and scalding hot. Better control of the water temperature would be much appreciated

                • Older travelers
                  7.4

                  Location, Location, Location

                  The Room - The curtains were hanging off the rail, and the carpet did not look clean it looked as if there had been a few parties on it. The disabled rail down the side of the bath was coming away from the wall and it looked dirty at those points, it wasn't very inviting and we wondered why we had been given a disabled room on the lower ground floor. All in all not a very appealing room, especially as we had come from the Marriott Hotel in Cambridge. We would recommend it for the location and the rest of the hotel but not the room.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Mercure Eastgate Hotel - Oxford Oxford location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                73 High Street Oxford Ox1 4Be, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX1 4BE

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Oxford
                  500 m
                Airports
                • RAF Station (ABB)
                  8.3 km
                • NAF (GXH)
                  48.6 km
                Train Stations
                • Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
                  900 m
                • Oxford Train Station
                  1.5 km
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Oxfords Grill (cuisine: Mediterranean)
                  440 m
                • Moya (cuisine: Eastern European)
                  500 m
                Parks
                • Corpus Christi College
                  180 m
                • University of Oxford Botanic Garden
                  190 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2008
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  64

                Hotel Awards

                UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedOxfordMercure Eastgate

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

                Use Badge