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The Railway Inn

Station Rd, Culham OX14 3BT, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Culham B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Went there on a group outing and both my wife and I ordered the lamb shank and apple pie to follow. The place was dead for a Saturday night, we were the only customers and it all felt a bit soulless. The food arrived on cold plates swimming in greasy watery gravy. The shank was the smallest I've ever seen... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great location right on the train station and short walk to Culham science centre. Very clean, bright and modern room. Decor etc not fully modern but very good for the price bracket. Good breakfast in the morning. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Downsides would be some noise from the trains (as expected when you're at the station!),... More 

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Having visited the Railway inn I found it the perfect spot to eat and drink, The food can't be faulted the beer is A 1 and although we did not stop the room and public spaces are the top's. Put this together with a very friendly and attentive staff it is a great place to go.

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Bradford, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed here for a night whilst visiting my son in Abingdon. The directions state 2.2 miles from Abingdon which was spot on even if it felt slightly longer. Prior to our arrival the hotel called me to make sure the way the beds were made up would be ok. I had booked for 3, myself, husband and daughter, they... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Booked this accommodation over the internet as friends were hosting party in Abingdon. What a marvellous little find. Fabulous reception - and celebrating a wedding in hotel at the same time? - we were led outside and upstairs to a loft room with a huge ceiling window. Double bed with small adequate en suite. directly outside our room was a... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Visiting that part of the world this looked to be an ideal place for us to stay. My partner is into trains in a big way. We also enjoy a drink so a pub by a railway station appeared to be ideal. So the good stuff first. Room although small was adequate. It was clean. The bed and pillows were... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I stayed at the Railway Inn for 3 nights when in Wantage for work. The rooms aren't massive but were very clean, well maintained and had the most wonderful memory foam bed. I had opted for a quiet room on booking and with the window open, there is some traffic noise but with the windows closed, it was surprisingly quiet... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We didn`t want to pay Oxford prices so we have just spent a night £78 b and b. I can say it was excellent. If you don`t mind trains passing within 2 minute walk from the room you will love it. We booked in and were greeted very well, the Inn have a lovely oldy world decor and covered in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I'm finding this review particularly difficult to write because much about the Railway Inn is wonderful and yet in all honesty I cannot, in good conscience, recommend it as a B&B. The owners and their staff are all lovely people; friendly, welcoming, and helpful to a fault. In all respects that matter the establishment is clean, tidy, and comfortable. My... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This pub is an absolute delight! The rooms were lovely and clean, and the food was wonderful, but the best part of the whole experience was the warm, friendly welcome we received. As expected, there was some noise from the trains, but it seemed to add to the experience rather than detract from it. We will definitely be back.

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