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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

i stayed on business for one night and it was pleasant but not memorable. The room was lovely albeit dated but I loved the crystal wine glasses so that made up for it. The fridge was also a nice touch however it wasn't plugged in and I could see no way of doing so!! I ate in the bar area... More

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed only the one night to celebrate my birthday in Woodstock to coincide with Christmas at Blenheim Palace. The staff and hotel were very good, the food in the restaurant was excellent. Our only gripe is the sound proofing was a little unsatisfactory as the guest below played the radio & TV rather loudly, however it is an old building... More

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Harrow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel in an excellent location. Great food but what makes this hotel special are the staff. They were extremely friendly and very helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Bear and will definitely go back.

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London
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights over a Friday and Saturday. Can't comment on check in as I was parking the car - bit tight if you arrive late, as we did. Staff OK, some very attentive and chatty, others don't say much. My dinner was disappointing - chewy and sinewy grouse followed by undercooked mushroom risotto. Good wine though and reasonably attentive... More

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Harpenden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hired a private dining room to celebrate a special birthday. The evening was was made extra special by staff who went the extra mile. Great food and great location. Bedroom was excellent but heating was on full blast and could not be turned off. Engineer could not turn off so spent unbearable night with no real acknowledgement by management. Disappointing... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Bear [room 44] was ruined by the noise from the radiator thermostat, which was so loud, we thought it was the hotel fire alarm The first time it happened was at about 4am, and it re-occurred several times throughout the night. We were not able to fix it ourselves. The major positive for the hotel is... 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 Bear following your recent stay. I was extremely sorry to learn of the noise you experienced and further to my email, would like to reassure you that our Maintenance Engineer has undertaken the appropriate works so that the disturbance you experienced could not be repeated. I do hope that despite this... More

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

lovely lovely lovely, gorgeous location, recommended for all, lovely time spent in Woodstock - a great hotel just about perfect all round, lovely breakfast and rooms, location fabulous for Blenheim and just a little stroll around Woodstock

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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 - we appreciate such a helpful review. I will be delighted to share your feedback with the team as I know they will be encouraged by... More

Somerset uk
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for 1night, the hotel is located in a small quaint town centre and is a stones throw away from Blenheim palace. Our room was amazing, very tastefully decorated and spacious, with very comfortable beds and a lovely bathroom. Breakfast was good, with a lot of choice, it was served as opposed to a buffet... 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 your review following your stay at the Macdonald Bear Hotel. I was delighted to note that you enjoyed your stay, particularly your accommodation and breakfast experience. We appreciate such a helpful review, and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes Paola Cassotti General... More

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looked atter buy the staff, food and bedroom excellent. We look forward to our return this is one of our favourite hotels The staff for breakfast and dinner were excellent and the quality of the food was very good although more FREE vegetables would have been better. The quality of the room was excellent with a comfortable nights... 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 recent stay. I was delighted to learn of your enjoyment and that the team looked after you so well! It was a pleasure to hear about your positive experience and I really appreciate you taking the time to share your view of the hotel. Best wishes Paola... More

Worcestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great hotel, in a delightful setting. I attended for a two day business meeting, which was a pleasure throughout. The staff were friendly and helpful, the breakfast was simply brilliant! Highly recommended

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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 and you particularly enjoyed your breakfast experience. We appreciate the recommendation look forward to welcoming you back! Warm regards Paola Cassotti General Manager 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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