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Bear and Ragged Staff

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28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, 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
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely room, exceptionally clean and comfortable. Great bed too. Nice bar and good beer and wine selection. Had a lovely evening meal, but breakfast was even better! Most recommend. Perfectly located for visit to Oxford, but without the issues of parking.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a recent tour of the Cotswalds and a trip to Oxford, I stayed ay the Bear and ragged staff. The reviews are inconsistant and I can understand why. The hotel/ bar is part new and part old, and i think it depends which part you stay in as to the quality of your experience. Unfortunitely i stayed in the... More 

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can not rate this Country Inn highly enough. The welcome was very warm, efficient and kind. The evening meal had plenty of choices, presented wonderfully and cooked to our liking. The rooms were very well equipped and very comfortable. The breakfast the following morning was very tasty and relaxed. Can not wait to be able to visit again.

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West Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't think we could have found a better place to stay - It was about 10pm, we were tired and hungry and we called on the off-chance. Luckily for us the hotel had just had a cancellation. We were welcomed by the most friendly (I think) Manageress who offered us drinks and hot food from a reduced menu as... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Planned a trip to Oxford on our recent trip to England and discovered details of this very typical, quaint old country inn on the Internet. We were traveling by train, so we needed somewhere with easy access to Oxford. As on-line reviews of the Bear & Ragged Staff were good and fitted our needs perfectly, plus there were local bus... More 

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Devon, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Really enjoyed our 1 night stay at this beautiful hotel. The rooms are modern and well equipped. Bottled water, iron/ironing board, mini fridge with fresh milk and a great choice of tea! Lots of old original features with a modern touch, real quality surroundings. We enjoyed evening meal in the restaurant which was first class, great service from a wonderful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We celebrated my parents-in-laws 40th wedding anniversary here. We had a fabulous time. All very welcoming, our rooms were lovely. We ate both Sunday lunchtime and dinner. The food was good. I wouldn't say mind-blowing but tasty. Lots of choice. We had lots of random requests (bringing our own wine, staying up late in the bar on Sunday night playing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My wife and I were truly amazed at the beauty quaintness of this inn. If you are looking to experience a country inn this is the place to go. While the room was charming the food was excellent. Additionally there are a couple of other pubs close by for variety. On the west side of Oxford it is an easy... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My partner and I stayed here for an anniversary weekend and we really impressed with the food, the accommodation and the service. Faultless right from the friendly welcome at check-in, service at dinner (the food is excellent) and Audra at breakfast! Just the right balance of friendly and professional / helpful. We will defintely be back again.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed two nights with friends and enjoyed the hotel, the restaurant and the area with nearby Park & Ride into Oxford. The staff were very friendly and gave an excellent service, The rooms were a good size, clean and modern. The food in the restaurant was excellent and we ate in the hotel on both nights. Would stay there... More 

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