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Staying at Hotels Information

Oxford and the surrounding area is blessed with a number of fine hotels, so you can combine a visit to the Oxford Literary Festival with a relaxing break.  Some of them offer special rates for festival-goers.

The Randolph Hotel, Oxford


The AA five-star Macdonald Randolph – Oxford’s leading hotel is proud to be the official festival hotel.

Situated in the heart of the city, opposite the world-famous and recently restored and extended Ashmolean Museum, the Randolph was built in 1864. Fully refurbished, the hotel offers each guest the highest level of comfort and service in a traditional and welcoming environment.

Special rates apply for festival visitors. For further details quote ‘literary festival rates’.

Randolph Hotel contact details are:

  • Telephone: 0844 879 9132
  • Address:   Randolph Hotel, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LN
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Feathers Hotel


The AA four-star Feathers Hotel in Woodstock is an official festival hotel. It is a 17th-century country townhouse hotel in the heart of the historic town of Woodstock. Oxford and the festival is only eight miles away and Woodstock itself is home to the historic Blenheim Palace.

Feathers Hotel contact details are:

  • Telephone: 01993 812291
  • Address:   The Feathers, Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SX
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Bear Hotel

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The AA four-star Macdonald Bear Hotel in Woodstock is an official festival hotel. It is set in what was once a 13th-century coaching inn and combines history and culture with exceptional facilities.

Bear Hotel contact details are:

Eynsham Hall, Witney

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Eynsham Hall is a Jacobean-style mansion set in 3,000 acres of Oxfordshire parkland six miles from Blenheim Palace. It has an indoor swimming pool, sauna, state-of-the-art fitness studio and award-winning bar serving a varied menu. There is a 10% discount on published rates for festival-goers. Quote ‘lit fest’ when you telephone or email.

Eynsham Hall contact details are:

  • Telephone: 01993 885200
  • Address:   Eynsham Hall Conference & Training Centre, North Leigh, Witney OX29 6PN
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