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Macdonald Bear Hotel

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Park St, Woodstock OX20 1SZ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sutton
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for one night on the bank holiday weekend. The hotel itself has a nice feel to it - a traditional 'Old England' feel. Very well maintained and a any modern installations are nicely integrated without affecting the historic feel. We had lunch in the Churchill Lounge - very good food and service. The Lounge itself was also nice... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazing hotel. We stayed in the blenheim suite which was an upgrade on the clubcard points and it was awesome. Huge room with Mezzanine bedroom. The service was impeccable and the setting was straight out of a\ novel and so close to the palace. The drinks are quite pricey but that didnt hold us back and the food... More 

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East Molesey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here over a weekend to attend a wonderful wedding next door at Blenheim Palace. The hotel was fantastic, has amazing character and is very well decorated. Huge amount of charm, very cosy and everything needed for a perfect country break.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A confusing experience. We were here for a wedding weekend and were initially delighted with first impressions despite a frosty undertone from the reception manageress. The rest of the staff were delightful and super efficient, displaying a high level of training and ethos in the service approach. The room however was lacking in the high quality detail required to command... More 

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Orlando, Florida 32835
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room was comfortable and well equpped, staff were courteous and attentive. The restaurant and bar were well stocked and tasty food. Our every need was attended to. The location served us well for our intended purpose.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service is excellent. This was our first visit to Woodstock, my reservation is booked two double room, but the hotels upgrade to a triple room for us cause I have a 12 years old child. The staff is friendly and helpful. Short walk to the Blenheim Palace.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided to book a short midweek break to Woodstock and wanted something luxurious - and the Bear did not disappoint. We stayed in Clementine (named after Churchill's wife) a beautiful room with a four poster bed, very large bathroom, and lovely views over Woodstock. The hotel is an old pub/inn so is quite higgledy-piggledy but this just adds to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful overnight back in time to the village of Woodstock next to Blenheim Palace. MacDonald Bear Hotel with it's central position and elegantly appointed rooms with friendly staff makes for a perfect place from which to explore this historical village.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Bear as we were in Oxfordshire over the bank holiday weekend, and fell in love with this 700 year old coaching inn and its vibe. From the friendly check in we received from Ingrid, where we learned we had received an upgrade, to our drinks in the bar (where Richard Burton apparently bought the Cartier diamond... More 

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Doncaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Bear is a lovely,old hotel in a fantastic town.The staff are very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. Our evening meal was excellent, as was the breakfast. If you like super- modern hotels, the Bear is not the place for you. If you like all modern comforts in an historical building, it is. Woodstock is a lovely, old... More 

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