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Malmaison Oxford

Malmaison Oxford

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Malmaison Oxford

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  • Unique boutique hotel located in Oxford centre
  • Originally a prison within a medieval castle.
  • Stunning original medieval architecture
  • Roof terrace with beautiful Oxford views
  • Eight different spaces to choose from
  • 95 boutique bedrooms
  • Receptions for up to 200 guests
  • Civil ceremony licence

Situated in Oxford, this unique boutique hotel was once a prison within a medieval castle and holds its original layout and architecture. Offering space for up to 200 guests for a reception in the Atrium, and 95 boutique bedrooms, whether it's a small gathering or a large event, Malmaison is always flexible to your needs.

This civil licenced venue offers a choice of eight spaces with an aura of elegance thanks to its wonderful medieval architecture. Their catering team offer you a fine selection of four different menus to suit all tastes.


Malmaison has venues and hotels all around England. This one in particular is held in a medieval castle in Oxford and was originally a prison set within the grounds! Oxford Castle is one of the country's oldest castles, dating back to 1071. The prison within the castle boundaries has been a working prison up until 1996 and transformed into a boutique hotel in 2006.


Malmaison Oxford offers a selection of eight uniquely designed spaces for you to celebrate your special day.

Private Dining Room

Ideal for an intimate gathering, the Private Dining Room gives maximum privacy. Once used as a cell, this room has been transformed into a cosy room with a warm atmosphere.

Wedding breakfast capacity - 10 guests

Cells 2, 3 and 4

If you wish to have a slightly larger space but still a small celebration, both rooms hold a similar interior. Although named 'the cells', these rooms have lovely natural daylight and elegant decoration. They are also ideal to hold small drinks receptions as they create a lovely, intimate atmosphere.

Wedding breakfast capacity (2 and 3) - 16 guests

Wedding breakfast capacity (4) - 20 guests

Reception capacity- 20 guests

Cell 5

This room is much larger and is perfect to host a private wedding breakfast. It has its own outside entrance and a beautiful terrace, perfect to host a drinks reception. Its design fits with the boutique style of the hotel.

Wedding breakfast capacity- 35 guests

Reception capacity- 40 guests

Visitors Room

The Visitors Room is one of their biggest rooms. With beautiful features including a high ceiling, combined with boutique style furniture, this room is the perfect mix of old and contemporary.

Wedding breakfast capacity- 80 guests

Reception capacity- 100 guests


The atrium is a completely unique place to host your wedding breakfast under the original vaulted ceilings of the prison. It creates a wonderfully dramatic atmosphere and provides immense natural daylight that will have your guests looking up!

Wedding breakfast capacity- 150 guests

Reception capacity- 200 guests

The Roof Terrace is perfect place for a drinks reception with beautiful views and fresh air!


Offering you a fine selection of cuisine delicatessen, the chefs at Malmaison have created four different menu options to choose from or the option of altering them in order to meet your needs.


All of Malmaison's 95 rooms were once cells which have now been transformed into beautiful boutique hotel rooms! These rooms are individually designed and filled with every luxury including powerful drench showers, mood lighting and exclusive toiletries.

If you would like to find out more about this beautiful venue, please get in contact with the team via the details provided below.

Oxford Castle
3 New Road
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