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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Market Place, Wantage OX12 8AB , England
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Bear Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a lovely evening at The Bear last week as part of a large group attending a function. The food was excellent especially the lamb and the chocolate fondant dessert. The restaurant was full but the service to our large group was excellent and very efficient. Great atmosphere and great value. Will be back soon.

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Recently stayed for 1 night in this market town hotel. Our stay was most enjoyable, hotel good and staff friendly. The room was very nice and spacious with a 4 poster as an additional bonus. During the evening we ate in the hotel restaurant where the food and service were of a very high standard. On booking I asked the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The food is good! The rooms are small & in need of updating!the showers are either cold or scalding! This is an extremely noisy hotel, having stayed in 3 separate rooms. If you're above the smoking area the guests are loud & the generator is on all the time & if you're facing the market, kids congregate at the bus-stop.... More

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Kep, Cambodia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The hotel staff were great especially at breakfast. The room was small but clean, bed comfortable. This place is really a very very busy pub with rooms. The corridors are small and creaky so the quietest of guests woke us but and we had people banging on the door and running away until three o'clock in the morning. Drunken guests... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Stayed overnight as we were attending a wedding nearby. The location is right in the centre of Wantage which is a lovely but very small place. The hotel itself looks nice and looked after (within reason) and staff on reception very friendly. Delicious breakfast but feet stick to the old carpet in the breakfast room which is a little off... More

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Wantage
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stayed here before...excellent as usual. New menu absolutely lush. If you read any reviews know this- you will not find more helpful staff, better food or nicer atmosphere. The location is great although no car park but civic car park is across the road and as long as you read the instructions you can't go wrong

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Staff were fantastic and very welcoming. This was a family occasion for 7 of us and we all loved it. My husband and I stayed there as we had travelled and we will stay there again. The meal was enjoyed by all 7 of us - even the 2 dieters were happy as they offer small plate meals! Great idea.... More

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My hubby and I stayed in the Bear Hotel for 4 days as we had a family gathering. It is in the center of town just opposite a car park and bus stop. The hotel itself is charming as it is quite old and the some doors to the rooms are tiny. So if you are tall you have the... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I have family living in Wantage, so for big get togethers we often stay here. I think that *for the money* (always booked on line) this represents good, rather than average value for the following reasons: Bang in the middle of a pretty town Bar open late, if you want a nightcap Rooms are quite large and always clean. (some... More

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Kendall Park, New Jersey
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110 reviews 110 reviews
36 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I stayed here to be close to my client's offices. It's a very convenient location in the center of town and you can walk to shops, restaurants and the Vale & Downland museum (a charming little find). If you're looking for old world charm, this is the place. If you, like me, prefer modern amenities, you won't find them here.... More

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Additional Information about Bear Hotel

Address: Market Place, Wantage OX12 8AB , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Wantage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bear Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Bear Hotel Wantage, Oxfordshire

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