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Macdonald Bear Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Park St, Woodstock OX20 1SZ, England
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Woodstock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed today
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The rooms could be better sound proofed as there was a lot of noise from the next room, e.g. television and gerneal conversation. This was an inconvience at 11 o'clock at night when we were trying to sleep. Guests should be asked to be considerate to other guests.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Excellent location for Blenheim Palace. Staff very helpful and friendly. In room evening dining worked very well although breakfast in the main dining room was disappointing by comparison. Only downside of our rooms were the noise from people walking around upstairs. No sound insulation was evident.

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Wilmslow Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Our stay was for our 25th wedding anniversary. The staff made our stay very special, they were friendly, professional and very helpful. The room was perfect and our dining experience a delight. We will definitely return.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have just spent a night at The Bear in Woodstock, with my husband and sister and husband for her Birthday..From the minute we arrived the staff couldn't do enough. Our bags were carried in by PAOLA, and a warm welcome was given. A Morse tour of Oxford was booked so we had to rush booking in as we were... More

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188 reviews 188 reviews
90 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb - had an executive room overlooking the village 'square' where there was a music festival going on. The staff were excellent. We were a little nervous turning up with a 3 month old baby but the staff were very friendly and welcoming. Our room was large, with a massive bathroom, everything looked very new and smart. Ate in the... More

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General_Manager_Bear, General Manager at Macdonald Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks for taking the time to review the hotel following your recent visit. I was really pleased to learn that the team looked after you well and you enjoyed your room and meal experiences. We hope to welcome you back soon! Warm regards Paola Cassotti General Manager More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the macdonald bear hotel for 2 nights to celebrate our anniversary and we certainly chose well! We booked a feature suite and it was beyond our expectations. Many features to mention but what stood out for us in particular was the space of the room and exceptionally finished bathroom. In the room contained an Espresso machine, separate... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for my husbands 40th, we had a wonderful time and were upgraded to a courtyard room which was lovely and had some lovely touches like coffee machine, bathrobes, a card and chocolates from the hotel manager. Staff were all very friendly and helpful. We had breakfast in our room which was delicious especially the sausages and... More

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General_Manager_Bear, General Manager at Macdonald Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel following your recent visit. I was really pleased to learn that the team were friendly and helpful, and you enjoyed the amenities and breakfast in your room. We look forward to welcoming you back! Warm regards Paola Cassotti General Manager More

Croydon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can you say about the Macdonald Bear in Woodstock, this hotel is English excellence personified. The staff are excellent, the rooms are excellent, the food is excellent, the attention to detail is excellent! Nothing is too much trouble, everything and anything is possible. This is good old fashioned English quality and excellence, in a time where standards do not... More

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General_Manager_Bear, General Manager at Macdonald Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review the Macdonald Bear following your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay and the team looked after you so well. We appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards Paola Cassotti General Manager More

Wirral
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to have a mini break over the Bank Holiday weekend and chose this hotel for its location and the fact that we regularly stay a few of the other Macdonald hotels. We find the standard of them generally to be very good. We were certainly not disappointed with this hotel ! The location is superb for visiting Blenheim... More

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General_Manager_Bear, General Manager at Macdonald Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time and trouble to submit such a glowing review following your stay at the Macdonald Bear Hotel. I was pleased to note that you enjoyed your visit, in particular your room, dinner and breakfast experiences and the service from the team - I am glad I could be of assistance. I will be... More

Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for a second time this weekend. The staff are very helpful and friendly.The rooms are excellent. Drinks a little on the expensive side..but I recommend visiting the pubs locally for beer. The only issue was that we were ushered in for dinner and they tried to pack us in a crowded corner when the rest... More

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General_Manager_Bear, General Manager at Macdonald Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review of the Macdonald Bear following your stay with us. I was pleased to learn that you were impressed with your stay, particularly the service from the team, however may I apologise for your disappointment with your dinner experience. I would like to assure you that your experience is not reflective of our usual... More

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Address: Park St, Woodstock OX20 1SZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Woodstock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Bear Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Hotel Macdonald Bear
Macdonald Bear Woodstock
Bear Hotel Woodstock
Bear Hotel Uk Woodstock

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