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Bear and Ragged Staff

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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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Dublin, Ireland
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is the best the duck pond - the church all straight out of a Midsummer Murder movie the rooms are period 1588 however all given the modern touch ,however y need to be careful with standing upright as doors are small , ceilings low and wood beams are everywhere , however that is where things stop the Hotel... More 

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Liverpool
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for my wife birthday in August 2014. It was ideal, the room was brilliant and really well appointment. It took comfort to a new level. The staff were very attentive and the food in the restaurant was excellent. Definitely a place we would stay again

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An attractive country hotel which is a great value alternative to expensive central Oxford accommodation where car parking costs an arm and a leg. If you like old pubs with character, well renovated, and less than 15 minutes by bus from the centre of the city this hotel is well worth considering. With a return bus fare less than 4.50... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was our second visit, having stayed there two years ago, and everything was just as good the second time round. All the staff have a knowledge of everything, so that you don't have to wait for a receptionist to book you in. We were booked in by a lunchtime waitress and paid our bill to a breakfast waitress. Both... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. Arrived in early evening. One of our party went in to check in and found out where the rooms were. There was a very steep and winding (beautiful, old, wooden) staircase leading to our rooms... Thus was fine although a little difficult as I was on crutches and my mother has slight difficulty walking... A... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The staff at the Bear were extremely friendly and the place certainly has a lot of charm. However, I do think the room and breakfast falls short of its £130 per night price tag. Breakfast is particularly average. Nice county pub for dinner but overpriced as a place to stay.

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oxford
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Having been to the Bear & Ragged Staff many times before we were excited to celebrate a family birthday there on Friday night. An 8.30pm appointment meant it was busy, but not heaving so nice atmosphere. We were greeted by very polite staff and shown our table. Ten minutes later we were eventually asked if we would like a drink.... More 

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Surrey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and here's my review - Greeting First impressions were excellent, beautiful building with plenty of parking. Greeted instantly by a lovely girl who checked us in super quick and showed us to our room. We were asked if we wanted help with our bags but didn't need it. The Room We stayed in room... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed here because of a friend's wedding was being held in the area and seeing it was Valentine's we thought we would treat ourselves. We weren't let down. Breakfast was amazing with a brilliant selection to choose from. The only thing for me that stops this place from getting a 5 is that our meals in the evening although... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to spend a few days in the Cotswolds and decided to go to Oxford. While looking for a place to stay, came across this hotel/inn. What a find. An excellent location, not far from the Oxford Park and Ride and only 4 miles from Oxford itself. The room we had was fabulous, the staff were... More 

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