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Location & Parking



Route planner

By road

From the north and south leave the M40 at Junction 9 and proceed along the A34 towards Oxford. Follow the A34 for approximately 8 miles until you reach the North Hinksey / Botley Junction (please ignore all Junctions before this one). At the roundabout on the Botley Junction take the first exit and proceed in the middle lane for 500 yards until you reach a T Junction (opposite McDonalds, turn left at this Junction and follow this road for approximately 1.5 miles, at which point you will travel under a railway bridge, at the traffic lights after the bridge the hotel will come into view directly in front of you.

By coach

You will arrive at the coach station in Gloucester Green. Go out of the main entrance and turn right. At the bottom of this road you will see a car park on your right past Duke’s Cut pub into Park End Street, the hotel can be found at the bottom of this road on your right.

Car parking options

1) Staples Shop Car Park - car park space at the Staples Shop next door can be arranged in advance at the costs of £5.00 per night. For more information regarding this option please contact us directly. Please be aware that this car park is closed between 7pm and 8am during the week; 4.30pm and 10.30am during the weekend and there are limited car parking spaces.

2) The Seacourt Park and Ride on Botley Road (OX2 0HP) costs £2.00 per day.

If you are using A34 to come to Oxford, please park first at the Park and Ride as it is on your way to the hotel. You will find the Park and Ride at the very beginning of the Botley Road on your left hand side, before the Volvo Garage.

You will have to take the Park and Ride bus, which will drop you off right in front of the hotel (in Frideswide Square) and the single fare costs £1.70. The Park and Ride buses run every 10-15 minutes, however, you can take any bus number 4 (a, b, c), S1 or U1 from Botley Road, those buses run every 5 minutes. Bus ride to the hotel will take 5 minutes. Should you wish to walk, it will take 15 minutes.

The Seacourt Park and Ride is a convenient and secure car park, which is managed by the Oxford City Council and is located only 2 minutes drive to the hotel. You can leave your car overnight and it is protected by CCTV cameras and security staff.

3) Thornhill (OX3 8DP) and Water Eaton (OX2 8HA) Park & Rides are free of charge up to 72 hours.

4) Pay and Display Worcester Car Park at the end of Park End St (1 min walk).

Duration (up to) Between the hours of Sun-Fri Sat
1 hour 8am & 7.57pm £3.20 £4.00
2 hours 8am & 7.57pm £5.30 £6.60
3 hours 8am & 7.57pm £7.30 £9.20
4 hours 8am & 7.57pm £8.90 £11.10
4 hours 8pm & Midnight £3.20 £4.00
6 hours 8am & 7.57pm £13.60 £17.00
8 hours 8am & 7.57pm £20.60 £25.80
12 hours 8pm & 1am £3.20 £4.00
12 hours 1am & 9am £3.20 £4.00
24 hours (1day) - £24.70 £30.90
2 days - £49.40
3 days - £74.10
4 days - £98.80
5 days - £123.50

Maximum stay: 5 days.
Extendable: Allows only TWO session extensions.
Session valid from the next day when parked after 8pm.

If you have any further queries about the car parking options please call the hotel directly on 0044 (0)1865-248432 or email