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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Terrible service. Staff made it seem like it was their house that you were invading. Good food but very slow service. Rude staff at checkout. Refused Amex even though they can accept it and asked me to clean tables to cover the cost.

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Llantrisant, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food here is stunning. Our evening meal was sublime. Also, our full English in the morning was very good too. Service from staff was excellent and the room was lovely. We were lucky enough to have room 8 which was essentially a top floor flat. Lovely period features such as old beams, wooden doors and a winding staircase. The... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First class service and great food at a fair price.The dinning area is very nice,great outside dinning area..will visit again.staff very helpful from the moment will ordered our drinks at the bar.good size car park, great location for Oxford.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful, quiet, rural setting, wake up to birdsong! Comfortable room, fab bed and excellent food! The staff at every level, check in, bar, restaurant are just so friendly and helpful! Nothing was too much trouble, oh! And a great selection of real ales too!

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been recommended to the Bear and Ragged Staff by a colleague and I have to say that he was right! A really quaint village location, beautiful olde world building with significant history, really nice ,very helpful and attentive staff and all the usual accoutrements you would expect. Didn't realise that we had, in fact, been upgraded to "Carmel's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a room for one night for our wedding anniversary. We had the most gorgeous early evening meal. We wanted to eat and chill in our room early doors, which was facilitated by the fact that this establishment serves food all day. Brilliant for us and the quality of the food was amazing. However our room was decidedly average.... More 

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Shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in room 9 - a quirky low ceilinged room at the top of the main building - probably not the best room if you're tall but we're not! Loved the atmosphere of the place - very relaxing and laid back. We ate there the first night and had an excellent meal. The cooked breakfast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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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