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The Bull at Burford

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   105, High Street, Burford OX18 4RG, England
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Ranked #7 of 8 hotels in Burford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights for a friend's wedding in Oxford. Whilst the hotel isn't as impressive as the nearby hotel where the reception was held, this hotel is ideally located in the middle of the village and retains its historic features (you'll need your sea legs as the floors and ceilings slope), harking back to Admiral Nelson's stay. Our... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked well in advance with booking.com but was given the smallest room in the inn,called The Fairfax,be warned,not worth the price we paid! Good points -excellent breakfast ,owners son very pleasant,oh and a quick mention the free parking is for maybe 4 small cars (first come first served)Burford is very busy

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had several meals here and would go back again and again, the food is great, freshly made in-house bread, all locally sourced food, clean and tidy, lots of original character, very nice place to visit.

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Gold Coast
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42 reviews 42 reviews
39 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel with history, sloping ceilings, beams, squeaky floors. Hearty full English breakfast. But . . . the bed I had in room 5 was truly awful. Soft as a slab of blancmange. Mr Manager: fix this and I'll give you five stars.

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saddleworth
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96 reviews 96 reviews
33 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely old hotel on the main street of a picturesque Cotswold small town.What could be better. The public rooms are charming;cool in the heatwave of the last week or so,and they (especially the upstairs salon) looked as if they would be wonderfully comfortable and snug with snow on the ground.The patio was an oasis in the heat,a lovely place... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My colleague and I stayed at the Bull for one night to attend a training course nearby. It was a rare treat, lovely rooms, fantastic service and the steaks we had for supper, we agreed, were probably the best we'd ever had. Wished we could stay longer as the town is beautiful. Thank you!

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at The Bull whilst visiting The Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford 13/14 July. The hotel was excellent. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful and the place was spotlessly clean all round. As a nice touch they served breakfast 1/2 an hour early for those of us wanting to leave early in the morning for the airshow. This... More

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San Carlos, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were first time visitors to the Cotswolds and really didn't know what to expect. Reserved two rooms at the Bull - one for our daughters with twin beds and a separate double bed room for us. The girls' room was in a separate annex location out behind the parking lot. It was newer, clean and had a reasonable amount... More

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Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I have read the recent bad review and I would like to add my imput. I was the mother of the groom and I would refute everything that was written in the previous review about the Bull Hotel. We were a wedding party of 36 people and from the moment we arrived we were made very welcome and the service... More

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The Bull in Burford is full of history and uneven floors! We loved the atmosphere and found the staff friendly and helpful. The food was excellent so we ate in the restaurant three times. There was a full fish menu alongside the regular menu. The fish platter starter was a meal in itself. Breakfast cereals were a bit limited but... More

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Address: 105, High Street, Burford OX18 4RG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Burford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bull at Burford 4*
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Recently restored and re-opened as a gourmet French restaurant with rooms, The Bull at Burford now offers a varied selection of dishes to suit all palates and beautiful accommodation to match. Situated in the popular village of Burford, this historic building has recently celebrated its fourth century operating as an inn and was officially re-opened by our local MP, The Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. David Cameron. We look forward to welcoming you. ... more   less 
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