The Old Bank Luxury Hotel, Oxford

From the city centre, the hotel is situated halfway down the High Street opposite St Mary’s Church (the University Church) and Catte Street. The Old Bank is the most centrally located hotel in the city between famous colleges Merton, All Souls, University and Oriel and within minutes of the best of Oxford’s shopping, theatres, galleries, libraries and gardens.

The hotel has a large secure private car park which provides up to 40 spaces for hotel guests and is accessed via an automated barrier.



Please note between the hours of 7 am and 6.30 pm a traffic restriction on the High is enforced. You may drive up to the restriction and U-turn. It is located halfway up the High Street and is clearly marked.

Oxford is well linked to the M4 junction 13 (23 miles) and M40 junction 8 or 8a (10 miles). If using a satnav use the postcode OX1 4ES as this will direct you to Merton Street around the rear of the building.

To locate the hotel from Magdalen Bridge, cross the bridge into the High Street, go through the lights and turn immediately left into Merton Street. The hotel is signposted from here. Follow the road round until you come to Magpie Lane on your right-hand side. Turn into Magpie Lane and you will find the car park on the right-hand side opposite the lamppost.

To approach the hotel via St Aldates you must enter Merton Street via King Edward’s Street, go through Oriel Square and turn left into Magpie Lane where you will find the car park. Telephone the hotel on 01865 799599 and we will lower the traffic restriction bollard in Oriel Square.

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National rail provides a direct fifty-minute train service to London every half an hour. The Oxford train station is a fifteen-minute walk away, there are usually plenty of taxis outside the station. The Oxford ring road, M40 and M4 are all within a short distance.

Coaches provide regular services to London from destinations across the UK and there is a direct service to London every nine minutes.

London Oxford Airport is the Thames Valley’s primary regional and business aviation airport and provides the only commercial airport between London Heathrow and Birmingham.