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Bear and Ragged Staff

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, England
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Ranked #9 of 81 Oxford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

At first glance, it doesn't look fit for campers, especially those visiting from the wrong shade of blue when it comes to boat races. It's a bit posh, and full of shirt and trouser clad local chaps, with partners in summery dresses. My shorts and flat cap felt incongruous, and the grass stains on my companion's jeans told the wrong... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with a colleague after working in Oxford. it is very near the city/station but in a beautiful and peaceful village. The room was clean, comfortable and well-designed; there were nice touches like fresh milk, a fridge, decent coffee. The food in the restaurant was excellent and so was the breakfast. The hotel was good value for money... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel last week as we were attending the Oxford University open day. The hotels in Oxford were very expensive and parking a problem. Cumnor is a very short drive to the city centre and the staff were very helpful and explained how to get to the best parking in Oxford. We stayed in rooms 6 and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fortunate enough to be taken here for my Hen Party mid June and we absolutely loved it and all said we would like to return with our other halves. The staff were incredibly friendly, welcoming and hospitable and nothing seemed too much. The rooms were all fabulous and spotlessly clean with lots of lovely little welcome additions to... More

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Oxford
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Eating with a group of friends last Friday evening, we ordered 12 oysters, they arrived after we asked again for them twice. Our drinks took a long time to arrive. our table was sticky and the food was trying to be something it wasn't... Over priced and poor service are not a good mix in my book. Shame though, as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there early and let them know we had arrived. Our bags were taken and put aside so that we could get off to the Park and Ride to Oxford. The hotel is beautiful, clean and the service was great! We had a lovely room in the roof (room 9). There was a little fridge in the cupboard with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at the Bear and Ragged Staff are a credit to this business. They were very helpful when we first arrived, making us lovely coffee, booking taxi's, checking in early etc...so many small business' s loose sight of the importance of well trained, happy, enthusiastic staff. Great food, beautiful hotel and without repeating myself the staff are brilliant!! :)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I loved the quirky character of this beautifully renovated pub. It had all the little touches that make a stay special like home made treats in the room, fresh milk and pretty mugs. The bathroom was very tastefully decorated and our room spacious . Plenty of parking and nice and quite. Breakfast was delicious wish we could... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff. Great room full of character and charm but with modern facility's. The food was great and situated in a gorgeous town close to oxford. Would definitely return and recommend to others. Great parking and nice and quiet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not your regular run of the mill hotel. You get to your outside rooms through a wooden stairs. While the building maybe older than you, the rooms are furnished modernly. You get iphone, ipad docks, Flat screen TV, Sat. TV channels and wifi. Rooms 2 has a skylight with motorised curtain. You circulate the air int he room... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Not only does the Bear and Ragged Staff serve fantastic food throughout the day, its conversion to a Country Inn is complete with the opening in December 2012 of the last five of nine rooms. The Bear is now in a position to offer a full suite of services to the discerning traveler whether on business or just looking for a home away from home for a few days.Our food ethos can be summed up very simply, local where possible, absolutely fresh, prepared in our own kitchen. The Bear's food offering can best be described as eclectic, mainly British food, prepared with loving care and attention in well equipped kitchens, beautifully presented and served by well trained floor staff. And all this with a wine list carefully selected for quality and value. ... more   less 
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