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The Talkhouse
4 stars

The Talkhouse

Wheatley Road, Oxford, OX33 1EX, United Kingdom
Oxford, United Kingdom
See location+44 186 537 7000
From
$73
Cheapest

rate per night

8.0
Great
based on 168 reviews
168 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room

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About The Talkhouse

  • Bed & Breakfast Room
    Enjoy a cozy breakfast in the morning
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Set in Stanton St John, The Talkhouse Stanton St John is within easy driving distance of Oxford and provides a sun deck, free Wi-Fi and a swimming pool. It also features a garden, a terrace and live music.

The bed & breakfast has 4 en suite rooms with a flat-screen TV and heating.

The Talkhouse Stanton St John's restaurant is available for lunch, providing guests with an easy dining experience near their room. For guests spending the day out, the bed & breakfast provides packed lunches if needed.

London Oxford Airport is within a 30-minute car ride of The Talkhouse Stanton St John, as are Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds. Chiltern Hills is an easy car trip away.

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Amenities at The Talkhouse

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hairdryer
  • Increased accessibility

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Heating
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Private entrance

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker

Things to do

  • Horse riding
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking
  • Cycling

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

General

  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of The Talkhouse

8.0
Very good168 verified reviews
1.3Families
1.5Solo
7.5Couples
0.5Friends
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What can I expect from the food at The Talkhouse?

The food at The Talkhouse is excellent, with great options for vegetarians and lots of gluten-free options. Guests have also described it as incredible, and the full English breakfast is highly recommended.

How is the staff at The Talkhouse?

The staff at The Talkhouse are described as friendly, welcoming, and amazing. They are also praised for being helpful and accommodating, creating a comfortable and cozy atmosphere for guests.

What are the main concerns about the rooms at The Talkhouse?

Some guests have mentioned concerns about the rooms not being soundproof, with noise from neighboring rooms and the courtyard. Additionally, there have been comments about the cleanliness of the rooms, including cobwebs and ingrained dirt in certain areas.

Is there anything special about the location of The Talkhouse?

The location of The Talkhouse is described as lovely, with a cozy atmosphere and beautiful countryside. It's also conveniently located near Oxford, making it a great place for a leisure stay.

What are the best times to visit The Talkhouse?

The high season at The Talkhouse is in October, offering a great opportunity to experience the charming traditional buildings, the courtyard, and the garden. Additionally, the cozy atmosphere and beautiful rooms make it a great place to stay during this time.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room Away from the Courtyard

Some guests mentioned that rooms facing the courtyard can be noisy, especially in the evenings, due to patrons dining, smoking, and children playing. Consider requesting a room away from the courtyard for a quieter stay.

Consider Bringing Earplugs

Several guests noted that the rooms lack soundproofing, and noise from neighboring rooms and the courtyard can be disruptive. Bringing earplugs may help ensure a more peaceful night's sleep.

Check Room Location Before Booking

If you prefer a more private and quiet experience, it's advisable to inquire about the room's location within the property before making a reservation, especially if you are sensitive to noise.

Request a Room with Soundproofing

Some guests experienced disturbances from neighboring rooms and the courtyard due to the lack of soundproofing. Consider requesting a room with better sound insulation for a more comfortable stay.

Be Mindful of Room Lighting

A few guests mentioned that the bedside lights were dim, affecting the room's overall brightness. Consider bringing a small reading light if adequate lighting is essential for your stay.

Plan Breakfast Accordingly

Breakfast service starts at 10:00 am, which may not align with some guests' schedules. If an earlier breakfast is preferred, it's advisable to plan accordingly or explore nearby dining options.

Inquire About Room Cleaning and Maintenance

Some guests reported issues with cleanliness, including cobwebs and dust in the rooms. Before your stay, consider inquiring about the cleaning and maintenance procedures to ensure a comfortable accommodation experience.

Consider Room Size and Layout

A few guests found the rooms to be smaller than expected and faced challenges with the room layout. If space and room configuration are important to you, it's recommended to inquire about these aspects before booking.

Check for Room Amenities

Some guests noted the absence of certain amenities, such as plug sockets near mirrors and a lack of heating. Prior to your stay, consider confirming the availability of specific amenities that are important to you.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's proximity to attractions like Magdalen College, University of Oxford Botanic Garden, and Pitts Rivers Museum makes it convenient for guests to explore these notable sites during their stay.

Location

Wheatley Road, Oxford, OX33 1EX

What's nearby

  • Magdalen College4 mi
  • University of Oxford Botanic Garden4 mi
  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History4.1 mi
  • Pitts Rivers Museum4.2 mi
  • Bodleian Library4.2 mi
  • University Church of St Mary the Virgin4.2 mi
  • Radcliffe Square4.2 mi
  • Sheldonian Theatre4.2 mi
  • Museum of the History of Science4.2 mi
  • Christ Church Cathedral4.3 mi
  • Covered Market4.3 mi
  • Christ Church College4.4 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about The Talkhouse

Low season

February

High season

June

Average price (weeknight)

$119

Average price (weekend night)

$125
Cheapest month to stay with an average 29% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 19% rise in price.
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When to book a room at The Talkhouse

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Top tips for your stay at The Talkhouse

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Talkhouse, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in February and January.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Talkhouse, plan to stay on a Saturday or Wednesday. The most expensive day is usually Sunday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Talkhouse was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $109, while the most expensive was $109.
  • How long should you stay at The Talkhouse? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 5 days.

FAQs when booking at The Talkhouse

  • Where is The Talkhouse located?

    The Talkhouse is located at Wheatley Road, 4.3 miles from the center of Oxford. Magdalen College is the closest landmark to The Talkhouse.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Talkhouse?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at The Talkhouse.

  • Does The Talkhouse offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Talkhouse offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Talkhouse offer free parking?

    Yes, The Talkhouse offers free parking.

  • How far is The Talkhouse from the airport?

    The Talkhouse is 7.9 miles from Oxford Kidlington. The Talkhouse is 18.1 miles from Brize Norton.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Talkhouse hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Talkhouse in Oxford and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Talkhouse and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Talkhouse.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.4

Distance to city center

4.3 mi

Nearest Airport

Oxford Kidlington

Distance to airport

7.9 mi