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Hotels in Oxford near Miami University

Miami University Introduction

Founded in 1809, Miami University is a popular public research university in the heart of Oxford, Ohio. A charming college town, Oxford is famous for its striking redbrick Georgian Revival architecture. It hosts a number of annual festivals including a summer music festival, the legendary Oxford Wine Festival and the Oxford Kinetics Festival. A 5-minute walk from the main campus is the popular Hefner Zoology Museum, which houses some 53,000 specimens. For casual food and drink you'll find plenty of college bars, cheap restaurants and coffee shops dotted along East and West High Street, and North and South Main Streets.

Hotels near Miami University

The Best Western Sycamore Inn is an 11-minute walk from the Miami University campus. It's an affordable option which offers relaxed rooms, free parking and continental breakfast, and has an indoor pool and a fitness center. Stay on campus at the Markum Hotel & Conference Center, which is set in beautiful landscaped gardens. It has conservative rooms, free breakfast and parking, plus a lobby bar, and complimentary access to the university's sports facilities. The Elms hotel on South Main Street is a more traditional option, with unpretentious rooms, laundry facilities and a gym, as well as a casual bar/restaurant.

Where to stay near Miami University

Miami University's main campus is sprawled across the heart of Oxford. Main Street and High Street are the town's main areas, where you'll find several mid-range hotels, plus a mix of charming shops, lively sports bars and student eateries. The area around East High Street is known as Uptown Oxford, which has more upmarket restaurants, cheap pizzerias and busy college pubs. Venture slightly out of town, and you can find several budget inns and roadside motels off Highway 27, which heads northeast towards College Corner.

Things to see near Miami University

Sport is a big part of life at Miami University. A 16-minute stroll from the main campus is the Goggin Ice Center, a 2,850-seater hockey stadium. Head 0.5 miles north of the main campus and you'll find John D. Millett Hall, home of the RedHawks men's basketball team. Meanwhile the Miami Redhawks American football team play at the city's main Yager Stadium, which is a 17-minute walk from campus. Many students head out of town to explore Hueston Woods State Park, which lies 4.6 miles north of Oxford, or make a trip into downtown Cincinnati, some 40 miles south.

How to get to Miami University

Miami University sprawls across the center of Oxford and is easy to reach from all four corners of town. If you're driving, Highway 27 runs right through the center and past the main campus. There's also a busy bus route run by Butler County Regional Transit Authority (BCRTA), which connects the university campuses, the bars and coffee shops in the center, and the indoor sports arenas and football stadium. The university also owns Miami University Airport, a small public-use airport 2.5 miles from campus.