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voco Oxford Thames

voco Oxford Thames

A venue like no other, voco Oxford Thames combines 15th century with modern luxury to create an inspiring and welcoming retreat for your guests and with unique spaces provides excellent choices in which to hold your event.

Previously the headquarters of the Knights Templar in medieval times the hotel has retained a measure of its original history and makes the venue spaces a real treat. Set beside the river and within 30 acres of manicured grounds there is much to explore and space to enjoy. With such a beautiful backdrop and world class facilities the hotel is perfect for many events such as weddings, receptions, banqueting, conferences, meetings and even team building days. The hotels team of events planners provide the vision and expertise in assisting you to plan all the details of your event from catering to seating plans.

Within the hotel the choice of venue space comprises of a large flexible suite, meeting rooms, a unique Little Barn conversion and even a boat. All spaces are equipped with the latest AV technology and free Wi-Fi is throughout the hotel. The Oxford Suite, with full length windows and outdoor patio offers a bright and airy option for many events from conferences and receptions. The suite can be divided into 3 separate spaces depending on how much room you require. The maximum capacity is 200 theatre style or 140 dining, individually 30-40. Ideal for meetings is the Kennington Room with its own coffee bar perfect for those breakout moments. This room can seat 100 theatre style or 30 boardroom. The Little Barn, a unique atmosphere for a special occasion with its rustic interior can accommodate 90 guests theatre style or 60 dining.

Following your event why not treat your guests to an overnight stay in one of the luxurious bedrooms many with views overlooking the grounds and the river. Relax in the pool or the spa, let off some steam in the gym or finish of the night in style with drinks on the Oxford Barge.

Easily accessible by car the hotel is located only 3 miles from Oxford city centre where there are train links. The hotel has ample free parking. Heathrow Airport is 47 miles away.

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Venue voco Oxford Thames
Capacity 200 guests
Address Henley Road
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Packages (3)

voco Oxford Thames - CHRISTMAS PARTIES


  • Guests: 300 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £19.95 per person
  • Description & Details

    Christmas parties and festive lunches are ideal for large or small groups. Private dining is available for large groups. Dinner and Disco Party Nights Start the evening with an arrival cocktail, before sitting down to a three course Christmas dinner with coffee and mints. Dance the night away to the sounds of our resident DJ.

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voco Oxford Thames - Day Delegate Package

Day Delegate Package

  • Guests: 300 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £25.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    8 Hour and 24 Hour Meeting Packages available to include: Venue Hire Refreshments Lunch and more.

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voco Oxford Thames - Weddings and Civil Ceremonies

Weddings and Civil Ceremonies

  • Guests: 250 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £76.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Venue hire Red Carpet on Arrival Use of Grounds for Photos Linen Napkins and Tablecloths Wedding Host to help with announcements Bucksfizz drinks reception 3 Course Wedding Breakfast Tea and Coffee 2 Glasses of wine per guest with meal Use of Silver Cake Stand and Knife 1 Glass of Sparkling Wine for toast Free Menu tasting for bride and groom Overnight accommodation for bride and groom

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Function Rooms & Event Spaces (6)


  • Max Capacity: 500
  • Full Details

    During the warmer months, we can hire a marquee overlooking the river, especially for your function or event. Suitable for up to 500 people, the marquee makes a fabulous venue for a grand event or function in Oxford.

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The Oxford Suite - voco Oxford Thames

The Oxford Suite

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Full Details

    If you are looking for a large Oxford function venue, our magnificent, air-conditioned Oxford Suite can accommodate up to 200 people. It has its own bar and dance floor making it ideal for large functions, parties and events in Oxford.

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Conservatory - voco Oxford Thames


  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Full Details

    New events space for dinners, functions and weddings.


    • Theatre: 100
    • Banqueting: 100
    • Dinner & Dance: 90
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The Little Barn - voco Oxford Thames

The Little Barn

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Full Details

    The Little Barn is perfect if you are looking for an Oxford venue with character, and can accommodate up to 100 people. Retaining many of its original features, including the stunning oak beams, it has been lovingly transformed into a luxury function room with its own bar. The adjoining courtyard is ideal for a barbeque or outdoor drinks reception when the weather is fine.

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Kennington Suite, - voco Oxford Thames

Kennington Suite,

  • Max Capacity: 25
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    For a more intimate gathering, we have a number of smaller function rooms, including the Kennington Suite, which has lovely views of the river and grounds.

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Bar Lounge and Gallery

  • Max Capacity: 24
  • Full Details

    Bar, Lounge and Gallery With its original beams, high ceiling and alluring fireplace, the baronial bar and lounge area provides a remarkable setting for a relaxing drink or a light meal in Oxford. The gallery, which overlooks the lounge and is interwoven with original beams, provides a cosy space for a private drink and can also be used as a semi-private dining area for up to 24 people.

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Venue Features (15)

  • AV Equipment
  • Accommodation
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access