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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 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time we have taken our dog to a pet friendly hotel; we were not disappointed. We enjoyed an excellent bar meal by a roaring fire and being able to take our dog with us made it extra special. Very friendly staff

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Aylesbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night but the staff were very attentive and made our stay memorable. A very comfortable room, good shower and excellent breakfast. The type of place you could go back to again and again.

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Middlesex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked a stay here with my husband for an anniversary break. Woodstock itself is incredibly picturesque and a lovely place for a Christmassy break. We had a pleasant stay at the hotel- very friendly staff, cosy rooms and a great overall experience. The hotel is ideally located for visiting Blenheim (which we did). Highly recommend this hotel!

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Mansfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What's not to like ? A twisting turning climbing uneven beamed piece of historical charm: the requested attic room was everything we expected, the breakfast was excellent, the location close enough to Oxford for convenience.

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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 Hotel following your recent stay. I was delighted to note that you had such an enjoyable stay, especially our location and your breakfast experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Paola Cassotti General Manager More 

Portsmouth
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent for Blenheim Palace and Lovewine tasting opposite the hotel. Hotel very expensive for type of rooms. Our bathroom furniture was dirty with apparent toiletries upgrade worse than a Travelodge etc. Recommend Woodstock but not The Bear

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Bexleyheath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very happy with our 1 night stay at this piece of history building. The breakfast was lovely and the staff couldn't have been more attentive. Room was very comfortable and larger than most double rooms I have stayed in.

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Dear Guest Thanks for taking the time to review the hotel following your recent visit. I was really pleased to learn that you particularly enjoyed your room, but that you also received helpful service from the team. We look forward to welcoming you back! Warm regards Paola Cassotti General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

overall our stay at the Bear was good. The staff were helpful and professional and the hotel itself was warm and welcoming. The main fault was the cleanliness of the bedroom. There were dirty tissues tucked down the side of the chairs, there were human hairs on the bathroom floor and the waste bin in the bathroom was full of... More 

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Merseyside
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bear Hotel is an old coaching inn that has been transformed into a very good hotel with nice yet varied accommodation and good food. It has a nice bar area with a feature log fire (very nice on a cold December day). We stayed for 3 nights on bed and breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Only negative was... More 

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Dear Guest Thanks for taking the time to review the hotel following your recent visit. I was really pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back! Warm regards Paola Cassotti General Manager More 

Hobart
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as part of a 6 week holiday, planning to use this location as our base to explore the Cotswold Region. We were so very thrilled with this gorgeous hotel in an equally gorgeous village. It is very well located, within the Woodstock village centre with Blenheim Palace almost next door!! The decor is very English which is... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for submitting your review of your experience following your stay at the Macdonald Bear Hotel. I enjoyed reading your review and appreciate the helpful details you provided. It is lovely to receive feedback of this nature and the team are always encouraged by it. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Paola Cassotti General Manager More 

London
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72 reviews 72 reviews
71 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night and was really impressed. The hotel is hidden behind what looks like the facade of an old pub/inn. As you go through the big archway you emerge into a courtyard, around which are the rooms and reception. Great setting and lots of character. Not just a chain hotel clone. Checking in was quick and efficient.... More 

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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 learn that you enjoyed your visit, in particular the service from the team, the character of the hotel and food you experienced. We appreciate such a helpful review. I will be delighted... 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*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Hotel Macdonald Bear
Macdonald Bear Woodstock
Bear Hotel Woodstock
Bear Hotel Uk Woodstock

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