Oxford Map Tourist Attractions
Book at least a week ahead from June to September, and be prepared to mail in a deposit or give a credit card number. B&Bs line the main roads out of town and are reachable by bus or a 15-45min. walk. Wherever you go, expect to pay at least £25 per person. If it’s late and you’re homeless, call the Oxford Association of Hotels and Guest Houses at one of the following numbers: 721 561 (East Oxford), 862 280 (West Oxford), 554 374 (North Oxford), or 244 268 (South Oxford).
E3 Heather House, 192 Iffley Rd. (fax 249 757). A 20min. walk from Magdalen Bridge, or take the bus marked Rose Hill from the bus or train stations or Carfax Tower. Proprietress Vivian offers sparkling, modern rooms, replete with TV, phone, coffee, and tea in every room. Singles £33; doubles £66. Lower for longer stays. O
Oxford Backpackers Hostel, 9a Hythe Bridge St. (721 761). Between the bus and train stations, this lively independent hostel fosters the best of backpacker social life with an inexpensive bar, pool table, constant music, and colorful murals. Sheets provided, but no towels. Laundry facilities £2. Internet access 50p per lOmin. Guests must show passport. Dorms £13-14.
YHA Oxford, 2a Botley Rd. ( 727 275). An immediate right from the train station onto Botley Rd. Superb location and bright surroundings. Facilities include kitchen, breakfast, lockers (£1) and lockable wardrobes in every room. Towels £1. Laundry £3. Internet 50p per lOmin. 24hr. security. 4- and 6-bed dorms £19, under-18 £14; doubles £46; families £51-92. Students £1 off. 0
Newton House, 82-84 Abingdon Rd. (240 561), 75km from town. Take any Abingdon bus across Folly Bridge. Affable proprietress and dark wardrobes await Narnia fans. Recently renovated; all rooms have TV and phone. Doubles £58-64.
Camping: Oxford Camping and Caravaning, 426 Abingdon Rd. (244 088) behind the Touchwoods camping store. Toilet and laundry facilities. Reception 7am-llpm. Pitch £4.60. Electricity £2.60. £3.80-5 per person. Nonmember charge £5.60. O