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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Henley in Arden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very helpful & friendly staff, superb room with all the extras you need, free wifi all through the hotel and we had an excellent dinner in the restaurant which offered a good varied menu & the breakfast was superb. There is a play area outside if you should be visiting with children and ample parking.

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U.K.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As far as location is concerned The Bear and Ragged Staff wins hands down. Away from the snarl and mayhem that is Oxford City Centre, on a quiet lane in an unspoilt village yet only 20 minutes by regular bus to Oxford. We stayed 2 nights in room 7, which is approached by a very ancient twisting staircase. Good luck... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent one night here when visiting our son who lives close by. Lovely old inn with great rooms and nice breakfast. Friendly and helpful staff. Lovely atmosphere for enjoying an evening drink and very close to Oxford. Would definately stay here again. The only thing that spoilt our enjoyment was that a family with two children had the room above... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here enroute to joining a cruise in Southampton. It was a fairly last minute booking and we managed to get a fantastic room at a great price. When we arrived, check-in was very easy and we were shown to our room in the wing off the main building. The room itself was deceptively large and impeccably clean. The... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here while picking up our niece from Oxford, We had dinner, a nightcap, and then breakfast the following morning... Excellent food, drink and service. Room was surprisingly modern, with free WiFi, and plenty of parking. They actually gave us a key to the front door and one to our room... we had not made dinner... More 

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Laguna Woods, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for one night. It was actually a last minute booking. Having stayed in quite a few B&B's this one rates quite highly. It is in a quaint building with multiple eating areas on the bottom floor and bedrooms above. We stayed in the old section, room 6. The room was large, clean and quite modern... More 

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

We spent 2 nights here with friends. Staff were helpful and always friendly, rooms were immaculate, comfortable and quiet - we stayed in the old cottage wing. We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner here and the food cannot be faulted either. Close enough to central Oxford but in a quiet and peaceful part of town. We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 13, 2015

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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