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Bay Tree Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Sheep Street, Burford 0X18 4LW, England
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Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in Burford
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a very pleasant stay at this hotel. It is brim full of character. Our room was not large but there was a very comfortable bed.The breakfasts were very good but the food otherwise was a little disappointing. Burford itself is beautiful, very old with lots of nice shops.The local area is full of things to do such as... More 

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Worcerster
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the hotel, the staff were attentive and polite, our room overlooking the garden, perfect. The feel of the hotel was inviting and comfortable. One of the joys of spending time away is enjoying the food. Unfortunately we were disappointed. Our evening meal was forgettable. What wasn't forgettable was the breakfast. My husband ordered poached haddock. The haddock was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights (weekend ) and couldn't fault the size of the room (Tanfield) nor the location of the hotel. An added bonus for us is that it is dog friendly. There are just slight niggling points such as bar lacking orange peel for cocktail decoration. Having ordered room service breakfast two mornings in a row the difference... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at the Bay Tree Hotel a number of times since getting married there in 2007. Having undergone a bit of a contemporary revamp earlier in the year it's looking better than ever. Our suite was large and comfortable, the food was delicious and the staff were friendly and attentive. Looking forward to another visit later in the year!!

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General M, General Manager at Bay Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our décor and atmosphere to be inviting and beautiful. The whole team work incredibly hard to ensure that each guest that comes through our door has a great stay and it is wonderful to hear that you noticed this.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked last minute- having been to Burford on several occasions we didn't know what a gem we had been missing- unless you go down sheep street. From the outside it looks fabulous at this time of year and gets only better as you go inside.The staff are all so friendly and will even let off the over enthuastic waiter... More 

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General M, General Manager at Bay Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We love hearing from our guests that have enjoyed their time with us, therefore I was really thrilled to read that you enjoyed your entire stay. Your comments are invaluable. We will look forward to welcoming you back to The Bay Tree soon. Warm Regards Luke Grimwood More 

Wallingford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I got married at this wonderful hotel last month . The full wedding package is great value for money. The staff are all extremely welcoming and couldn't do enough to make, not just our stay, but all our guests stay one to remember. A special thank you once again to our Matre'd Mark. He was the perfect... More 

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General M, General Manager at Bay Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Dear markbirch78, Thanks for taking the time to review your wedding day with us. We are thrilled to read you both enjoyed your and the same experience was passed on to all your guests. Your comments will be passed on to Maureen, Mark and all the team. We will certainly look forward to welcoming you both back to the Bay... More 

England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff incredibly helpful. Beautiful setting and an excellent breakfast. Even though our room was slightly jaded, it didn't seem to matter, just part of the charm of this beautiful place. Will definitely be back.

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General M, General Manager at Bay Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tj4789, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience with us at The Bay Tree. Very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. 2015 marked the start of an exciting refurbishment project throughout the hotel, the entire ground floor is now complete and we have moved to the bedrooms to freshen up where... More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was recommended to me by a friend. I stayed in one of the suits which had a bathroom, a bedroom and a lounge with a big open fire. We got there and the first thing they did was offer to have somebody come in and light the fire. We then went for drinks in the bar (excellent attentive... More 

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General M, General Manager at Bay Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Phil K, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a great review regarding your recent stay with us, sounds like you had a great stay in our Tanfield suite. Your comments will be passed on to all the staff who helped make your stay so comfortable. We will look forward to welcoming you back to... More 

London
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed for one night last week, room required updating, dinner was expensive, luke warm and poor quality. Breakfast was even worse, porridge was a heavy sticky lump served at the same time as the full English breakfast, when asked to serve the dishes separately, the breakfast plate arrived ten minutes later and was luke warm. Management and quality control a... More 

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General M, General Manager at Bay Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GarethGP, Thank you for your review and of course I will to investigate your negative comments. I would appreciate it if you would make contact with me personally in order for me to gather some more information about when you visited etc. As the guest experience is an important part of our service, I only wish I had been... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have had the privilege and pleasure of sampling cream teas at this property over the last 15 years and can wholeheartedly say that a day out to Burford, exploring the antique shops and driving through the wonderful Cotswold countryside and villages, is never complete without a sumptuous cream tea in the very well tendered and loved garden setting complete... More 

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General M, General Manager at Bay Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Authentic Trave... S, Thank you for your positive comments regarding your recent afternoon tea experience. We will look forward to welcoming you back to The Bay Tree in the not too distant future. Kind Regards Luke Grimwood More 

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