The Oxfordshire has announced the July 2010 opening of their Hotel & Spa, which will provide a state-of-the art destination close to the M40.

The Oxfordshire‘s existing 7313-yard Championship golf course is the only British course designed by the parkland pioneer, Rees Jones. However the four-star hotel, with luxury spa and 15-metre pool, six flexible conference rooms and signature Sakura restaurant, will also attract business groups and tourists.

The hotel design has been overseen by Jennifer Gibbons – joint owner with Paul Gibbons – who has drawn on the world’s best hotels.

Jennifer said: “The hotel has a country-club feel, with soft furnishing and fabrics in the rooms.”

Paul Gibbons has built up Leaderboard Golf – which is behind the hotel development – since selling his founding stake in Autotrader Magazine in 1998.
“We already have a world-class course at The Oxfordshire and we wanted world-class accommodation to go with it,” says Paul.

Tim Pettifer, General Manager of the hotel, says: “This is a very good period for us to be opening. Being this close to Oxford – and its newly renamed London Oxford Airport – we will be top of the list for luxury tourism and business travel.

“Being positioned within arguably the UK’s top region for heritage tourism – and with as good food as you can find anywhere locally – we really have an unbeatable combination.”

Full golf training and a quality Pro shop will be available to hotel guests, and, away from the golf course, there are extensive pampering and therapy treatments.

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