We are a friendly, family run, Non Smoking Victorian Guesthouse in South Oxford. We have a 3 Star classification from both Visit Britain and also the AA. We offer well-maintained facilities and original features, including our fireplaces. The guesthouse has been recently refurbished to high quality standards and all rooms are en suite with the exception of 2 single standard rooms. Overlooking the Queens College Sports Grounds, we are located about half a mile from Oxford City Centre and close to the A40, M40 and A34. Within a short walk to the city you will find the colleges, pubs, restuarants, shops, theatres and historic buildings. In addition we are located very close to Oxford's open air swimming pool and Hinksey park. We are ideally situated in the historic university city of Oxford and on the edge of the Cotswolds with its many quaint villages and varied attractions.
We provide free of charge wi-fi throughout the building. All rooms offer a flat screen TV with Freeview and access to over 40 digital Tv and radio channels. In addition all rooms have telephones for incoming calls (no out-going calls). In addition we offer all our guests a great choice of breakfast, whether it's a full English, vegetarian or a continental breakfast, you will be spoilt for choice. We also aim to accommodate any special dietary needs (advance notice required). Our facilities include:Free WI-FI (subject to availability) Flat screen TV's with Frreeview Telephone in all rooms for incoming calls Full cooked breakfast/vegetarian alternative Non smoking establishment Tea and coffee making facilities Ironing facilities available Special diets catered for by arrangement Credit cards accepted. No children under three years old. Hairdryers Free car park (9 spaces on a first come first served basis - please note no more than one car per room booked and nothing larger than a standard wheel base Transit)
Our COVID-19 Secure approach to health, hygiene and cleanliness
Whilst the Sportsview Guest House has always maintained very high cleanliness standards, we have increased these to minimise the spread of Covid-19 and follow government policies. When we are able to welcome you back, rest assured that all measures possible to stay safe have been accounted for. As such we will take the following steps so that your stay is safe and enjoyable:
All our rooms will be deep cleaned and disinfected before the next guest is due;with special attention given to high-touch items. Certain amenities will be removed from rooms but will be available on request. Hand sanitiser can be found in communal areas in the guesthouse.
Communal areas - everything from door handles, room keys and all public spaces will be cleaned and disinfected frequently.
We will be putting various social distancing measures in place to keep everyone safe in communal areas. As part of this we will be offering a tasty takeaway breakfast option for those guests booking a breakfast inclusive rate.
PLEASE NOTE:Due to government advice during the coronavirus epidemic we will not be taking cash payments.
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"The Sportsview exceeded all of our modest expectations.The location was superb. Just 10 minutes walk from the centre of the city, but this is just far enough out so the traffic is relatively quiet. We even managed to get a space in their free car park.The breakfast selection was decent, with lightning-fast service with a smile.Rooms were very clean.Wi-fi was super fast, and available everywhere in the building.In fact I can't think of a single bad thing to say!"
Monica Z - 10 March 2020
"Very reasonable price and in a good location. Great (cooked) breakfast and very accommodating staff."
Iva F - 07 March 2020