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Bear and Ragged Staff

4.0 of 5 28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quite a busy little hotel on the southern fringe of Oxford (in Cumnor). Our room was up 2 flights of very narrow, very steep 500 year old stairs...staff were only too pleased to carry bags for you.. room was surprisingly spacious, bathroom even more so. One of the most comfortable beds we slept in and quite quiet. Bathroom had a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went for an evening meal on a Thursday on an amazon local deal, we got to choose anything off the menu with a supplement for steak. The food was really good, all I would say is that they seem to be over complicating the menu where they don't need to.. My partner ordered a pie expecting a nice pastry... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and my friends was there on 23rd September for dinner. We just arrive Oxford in the evening and after done check-in to our B&B, then we heading out for the dinner. I have search trip advisor for the possible place which open that time and Bear and Ragged Staff came up. I've read the comments but decided to give... More

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall we enjoyed our stay here -the evening meal was very good and very enjoyable, the staff were friendly and helpful, the beer was good, our room was very small in fact to small for comfort-no room at all to swing a cat -but clean and with a large bathroom, but the breakfast was the big let down and very... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bear and Ragged Staff is a real gem in the Oxford area. I had high expectations due to the number of excellent reviews and it did not disappoint. Firstly, I loved the location, a quiet and quaint village very close to the centre of Oxford with good bus links. The hotel itself is quaint and full of charm, very... More

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we dont get the chance to abandon our young daughter that often and have some time to ourselves but this weekend we did. The room was terrific and the bed very comfortable. As it was only £10 each way into Oxford in a taxi we had a pizza in town, did a bit of shopping and a pint in the... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was extremely slow. Four or five waiting on the tables spending time looking at computer screen rather than checking on customers. Goodness know what it would be like when it is busy. This was a Wednesday evening. Food was also poor. One of us had the duck which was really tough and I had monkfish which tasted very... More

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Ithaca, New York, United States
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this charming old hotel outside of Oxford. My husband, who is 6'6'', had to stoop to get through the doorways, but that's what you expect in a restored 16th century building. Our bedroom, which was room 5, was absolutely great -- a beautiful, spacious room with a really nice bathroom (and they were kind enough to upgrade us... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The restaurant a real let-down. Food expensive and not well cooked. We chose the duck which was almost un-chewable and the meal did not even include a selection of vegetables, only beetroot and one potato on the plate. For the cost we did expect a satisfying meal which this certainly was not. A very small and poor meal. The service... More

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Kintbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This hotel is very old with extremely quirky nooks and crannies, We stayed in a room that surely at one time had been an attic, but it had been very comfortably converted giving us a large comfortable bedroom with all mod cons. A superbly fitted bathroom and a quite large sitting room with one large TV viewed from the couch... More

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Address: 28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bear and Ragged Staff 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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