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The Galaxie is a family-run bed and breakfast accommodation situated in a leafy residential area offering individually styled, modern bedrooms. Continental or full English breakfasts are available early each morning and paid for upon arrival. Within 400 metres there are 7 restaurants, a traditional pub serving hearty food, an elegant wine bar and shops. The Galaxie is just over a mile from the centre of historic Oxford. Guest can relax and sit in the attractive and peaceful garden.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

The Galaxie has been welcoming guests since 20 Jul 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room type
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 single bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Sally
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Quirky hotel. Delicious breakfast. Would recommend.
  • Mia
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Even though the hotel is under renovation there were no disruptions because of that. It looks absolutely lovely, with a vibe that combines the modern with the old school Victorian style and our favourite feature was the garden which is just...
  • Jenny
    Love the detail decoration and the friendliness of all staffs!
  • Lucy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Super staff and very friendly place. Loved the overall feel of the place and the location. Will be back.
  • Louise
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Cute & cozy. Lovely little hotel with lots of character. Handy car park.
  • Randa
    The staff were exceptional, motivated, cheerful and nothing was too much for them to do. The breakfast was excellent. The Galaxie felt like a home, creatively decorated, very clean and the garden terrace is a beautiful relaxing space. The...
  • Nadine
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff were really helpful and friendly! Loved the decor of the property, very charming. Outdoor space was lovely, nice areas to sit out and enjoy the sun. Even has a train track that runs overhead through the breakfast room and a sweet station on...
  • Huszczo
    The staff were so friendly and the property was very clean. Very comfy bed and beautiful room. 15 minute walk to city centre.
  • Nicholas
    Everything was good. I had stayed before and knew what to expect. The only downside was the unseasonable heat and lack of air conditioning.
  • Yair
    The staff was very friendly. The rooms and location were excellent, breakfast was really great as well. Moreover, they lended out bicycles at no charge, this was very convenient as well. I wholeheartedly recommend this hotel.

Property questions and answers
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  • is there plenty of parking spaces available

    Yes! All price include complimentary parking. Best wishes, Charlie
    Answered on 7 July 2020
  • How far is the property from the Railway Station?

    Dear Guest, we are 1 mile from both Oxford Parkway and Oxford Station. Best wishes, Reception
    Answered on 2 March 2021
  • Hi- I've got a reservation with you for October but we'll be travelling in an estate car and noticed it said the driveway is narrow - is there plenty ..

    Our check in time is from 1pm. Will you be able to come early so you can park in front rather than our back carpark?
    Answered on 7 August 2021
  • Will breakfast be on the menu from the date we are looking at 27th May 2021?

    Dear Guest, yes - breakfast will be made available to all residents. Best wishes, Galaxie Team
    Answered on 2 March 2021
  • Good evening! Do you accept guests from abroad who needs to stay for the remainder of self-isolation period (7-9 nights)?

    Dear Sir/ Madam. Good evening - yes, we would be delighted to welcome you to our hotel. With best wishes, Charlie
    Answered on 8 September 2020
  • How far from the city centre?

    We are a 20 minute stroll into central Oxford (or 5 minute bus journey!). Best wishes, Charlie
    Answered on 7 July 2020
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Hotel surroundings *

Facilities of The Galaxie
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lift
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs £7 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Executive lounge access
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Express check-in/check-out
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Lift
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

The Galaxie takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 00:00


From 07:30 to 10:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

FAQs about The Galaxie

  • Check-in at The Galaxie is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • The Galaxie offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • The Galaxie is 1.6 miles from the centre of Oxford. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at The Galaxie may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Room options at The Galaxie include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Single

    • Guests staying at The Galaxie can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free