Head of the River

Head of the River


1 Folly Bridge, Oxford, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 1,734 reviews


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Reviews for Head of the River

ExcellentBased on 1,734 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness8.9
  • Comfort8.8
  • Facilities8.0
  • Location9.3
  • Services8.6
  • Staff9.2
  • Value for money8.1
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travellers 

About Head of the River

Situated under a 20-minute walk from Oxford Railway Station, Head of the River offers guests an ideal base when in Oxford. It provides a garden and free Wi-Fi, and is a brief stroll from Oxford and Ch...

Good to know

Distance to city centre

0.4 mi

Location rating








Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact number

+44 186 572 1600

Amenities at Head of the River

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • River view
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Roll-in shower
  • Family rooms
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Digital access
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Cleaning products
  • Dustbins
  • Coffee machine
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out

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Where is Head of the River

Getting around

Oxford Speedwell Street0.1 mi
Oxford High Street0.5 mi
Oxford St Clement's0.7 mi
Oxford Redbridge Park and Ride1.2 mi
Oxford Headington2.1 mi
Oxford Parkway4.0 mi

FAQs when booking at Head of the River

  • What is the Head of the River phone number?

    For questions about Head of the River and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +44 186 572 1600.

  • Does Head of the River have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Head of the River has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at Head of the River?

    Check-out should be before 11:00. For checking in at Head of the River, guests should plan for any time after 15:00 on the day of their scheduled arrival.

  • Is there a restaurant at Head of the River?

    Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at Head of the River, Oxford, ENG, United Kingdom. For drinks at the accommodation, there is a bar available.

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