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Macdonald Bear Hotel, Park Street, Witney| Area: Oxford Airport
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4.2
HOTEL RATING:
EXCELLENT
4.2 out of 5 (818 Ratings)
9.0 miles from Witney centre
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Hotel Description
In picturesque Woodstock just 20 minutes' drive from Oxford centre Macdonald Bear Hotel offers free parking and a restaurant. Set in a 13th-century inn the charming rooms have period features.The traditional bedrooms at The Bear Hotel have been home to royals and film stars including Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. All rooms have en suite bathrooms satellite TV mini bars and fluffy bathrobes. All have wonderful antique furniture and Wi-Fi is accessible throughout.With bare stone walls open fires and exposed beams the atmospheric restaurant at Macdonald Bear serves an innovative British menu using fresh seasonal produce. The cosy bar offers fine wines malt whiskies and real ales and serves light lunches and snacks.Just a mile from magnificent Blenheim Palace Bear Hotel Macdonald is surrounded by Oxfordshire's beautiful countryside. Kirtlington Golf Club is a 10-minute drive away and The Wychwood Project is just 5 minutes' drive away.

Check-in time:15:00 Check-out time:11:00
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Non Smoking
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Accessible
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Free Internet
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Free Breakfast
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Free Parking
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Swimming Pool
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Fitness Center
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Business Center
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Airport Shuttle
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Pets Allowed
Other Amenities
` Restaurant
` Laundry
` Meeting/Banquet Facilities
` Newspapers
` Room Service
` Safety Deposit Box
` Terrace
` VIP Room Facilities
` Bar
` Concierge Service
` 24-Hour Front Desk
` Express Check-In/Check-Out
` Dry cleaning
` Shoeshine
` Non-smoking throughout
` Breakfast in the room
` Bridal suite
` Gift shop
` Hiking
` Packed lunches
` Heating
` Fax/photocopying
` Luggage storage
` Restaurant ( la carte)
` Shared lounge/TV area
` golf course (within 3 km)
` Facilities for Disabled Guests
` Non-smoking Rooms
` WiFi available in all areas
` Tickets to attractions or shows
` Outdoor furniture
Macdonald Bear Hotel Park Street, Witney

Macdonald Bear Hotel Guest Reviews

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE:
EXCELLENT (4.2 out of 5)

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2.3

Disappointing - 2.3 out of 5

Andrew Tue, 5 December 2017

Disappointing.

Liked: The breakfast was good.
Disliked: I arrived just after 10.00pm and there was no food available at all. No hot food; no sandwiches; not even crisps or nuts were available at the bar! The staff member at the bar didn't offer any apology for this peculiar lack of service. The bedroom was cold. I won't be staying here again.

4.8

Exceptional - 4.8 out of 5

Stephen Tue, 5 December 2017

Very comfortable and relaxing

Liked: The rooms were very cosy and comfortable and the bathroom very clean and provided all that we needed for our stay. Tea and coffee making facilities were provided together with an nespresso coffee maker. Also magazines and a local book about the area . Nice touches.

4.2

Very Good - 4.15 out of 5

Sylvia Tue, 5 December 2017

Really enjoyed the food.

Liked: We really enjoyed our 1 night stay with you.
Disliked: The toilet in the bathroom is most definately not situated in the right place.We are not very big people. I dread to think what it would be like for tall or larger people.The toilet should be facing the washbasin which would enable any person to use this facility more easily.

4

Good - 3.95 out of 5

Marilyn Tue, 5 December 2017

Functional, not comforting.

Liked: Staff were very helpful and kind. Plentiful hot water. Fluffy towels.
Disliked: Bed too worn to be comfortable .... 2 divans together, impossible not to slide to the middle. Bathroom very cramped. Bar area dingy. Restaurant tired decor.

4.6

Wonderful - 4.6 out of 5

Christina Tue, 5 December 2017

A lovely end to a...

Liked: Helpful reception and we were given free upgrade to a wonderful feature room. Food in restaurant was excellent. Could adjust thermostat on bedroom radiator.
Disliked: Bathroom a little cold, though bedroom was really warm

4.8

Exceptional - 4.8 out of 5

Charlie Tue, 5 December 2017

excellent stay, lovely rooms and...

Liked: Very comfy bed
Disliked: room could be slightly more spacious

3.2

Pleasant - 3.15 out of 5

V Sun, 3 December 2017

Liked the location and history...

Liked: Comfortable bed and room clean. Liked the history of such an old building
Disliked: Tv a bit temperamental, phone didn't connect to reception after early evening, one lamp not working. Decor badly needs a lift. Old and drab (room 50) needs repainting and fresh furnishings.

4

Good - 3.95 out of 5

Roon Sat, 2 December 2017

Good accommodation - very comfy...

Liked: Extra comfy bed.

3.8

Good - 3.75 out of 5

Anonymous Sat, 2 December 2017

Good

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Anne Thu, 30 November 2017

Really lovely

Liked: The staff were extremely friendly and helpful.We were upgraded to a lovely signature suite room which was great

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