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The Royal Oak

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Witney Street, Burford OX18 4SN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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kentucky
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Using TripAdvisor found this charming pub while passing through Buford. Hosts were friendly and attentive. Dinner menu had many interesting choices . Steak and Ale pie, fish & chips and shrimp appetizer were superb

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My friend and I stayed here for a wedding and it was exactly what we needed. I didn't really know what to expect as I'd never been to Burford before but it's a gorgeous little village. We didn't eat at the hotel as we were going to a friends wedding but the service when we arrived was fantastic. It's also... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Arrived a busy two days at RIAT and a warm welcome, room comfortable and nice and clean. Room at the back and nice and quiet. Hosts were very welcoming and a good cooked breakfast. The location and price both excellent so many thanks.

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had a great time at The Royal Oak. The inn and pub were both just what we were hoping for. Authentic. Just the experience we wanted. Please remember that staying in the Cotswolds is to enjoy the traditional English countryside, so it is not going to be the Ritz Carlton in the city. I think people confuse their wishes.... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Not only had a local person in Burford recommended this pub to eat but I had read good reviews online.We wanted to eat on bank holiday Sunday night but they were not serving food so we went back later in the week.We sat in the end of the room nearest the dart board,which was weary and scruffy.People had mentioned how... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I was welcomed like a member of the family. My room was spacious, comfortable and included a nice bathroom. Breakfast was punctual, delicious and wifi was provided as well. The TV in the room was not working due to renovations, but the owners made every attempt to make my stay outstanding.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Booked into the Royal Oak, due to it's price compared with other accommodation in Burford, and we were not disappointed. Other reviews refer to the food in the restaurant, but WOW, had one of their steak and ale pies, really really nice, the wife had a steak and it was cooked to perfection, and tasted great. If you still have... More 

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. With regards the 'squeaking noise' coming from outside this was due to a nest of bees in the rear wall. This has been dealt with and is no longer an issue. We look forward to seeing you again. Jeanette More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My wife and I came here looking for a quiet weekend away and found just what we needed. The pub is located just away from the main road through Burford, far enough to provide a peaceful atmosphere. There were a few points about the room that just held back from being a perfect stay. Poor TV signal limited the available... More 

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Please be advised that the aerial has now been fixed and all channels are available. More 

chorley
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Room was nice and clean but plugs overloaded. Small screen TV mounted on wall pointing in weird direction which was very erratic with no ITV or Channel 5. Could not get WiFi unless I stood next to window. Bathroom shower not good with no water power. There were no toiletries provided except one of those small soaps.. Told by landlady... More 

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Please be advised that the aerial has now been fixed and all TV channels are available. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Stayed just one night as we were attending a wedding in the area. Friendly welcome to a lovely pub with stone floors and lots of atmosphere. Arrived at lunchtime so decided to have lunch – shared a Baked Camembert starter followed by delicious Thai Fish Cakes on a bed of salad washed down with a pint of Wadworth’s Horizon and... More 

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for The Royal Oak, we appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you again. More 

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