Macdonald Randolph

Enjoy beautiful city views over the rooftops of this famous university town at Macdonald Randolph Hotel in the centre of Oxford.


Macdonald Randolph Hotel is the leading five star hotel in Oxford, a charismatic university town just an hour and a half from the centre of London. Guests can look forward to elegant Victorian-Gothic architecture accompanied by laid-back evening drinks in the Morse Bar, famous for being featured in the Inspector Morse television series.

Description, Services & Facilities


Macdonald Randolph Hotel’s landmark building boasts impressive Victorian-Gothic architecture and a fantastic location within walking distance of both the Ashmolean Museum and the Oxford Playhouse. The hotel has hosted a variety of celebrities and politicians throughout the years and its Morse Bar has been the setting for an episode in the Inspector Morse television series. The hotel has a choice of 151 elegant bedrooms, a health spa with a sauna and a mini gym. Guests can look forward to dining on traditional British cuisine at Acanthus Restaurant or relaxing with a fancy afternoon tea in the Drawing Room. Exeter College and the Covered Market are also within easy reach from the hotel.

A variety of facilities and services are available at Macdonald Randolph Hotel, including:

  • Full service luxury spa
  • Function rooms
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Mini gym


One of the newest restaurants in Oxford.
Enjoy the contemporary bistro setting.
Seasonal a la carte menu.

Morse Bar
Frequented by actors and politicians.
Relax in the bar's classic and elegant environment.
Wide range of events available, including whiskey tasting and cocktail masterclasses.

The Drawing Room
Perfect for afternoon tea.
Serves scones, cakes and more.
Indulge in champagne or English teas.

Cartoon Bar
New bar specialising in Champagne and gin.
Offering seasonal light bites.
Set in a stylish environment.

Hotel Location


All Rooms Include

Rooms at Macdonald Randolph are individually styled to offer all the modern conveniences that you would expect from a five-star hotel.

Room and Suite standard facilities

  • Cafetiere coffee
  • Molton Brown toiletries
  • Mini bar
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Classic Room

Classic Room

  • Double bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults

Executive Room

Executive Room

  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Open space seating area
  • Work desk
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • iPod docking station
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 1 child

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