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Blue Boar Witney

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   28, Market Square, Witney OX28 6 BH, England (Formerly Marlborough Hotel)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here with my husband for a meal and the food is amazing! Lots of choice, brilliant service and a lovely atmosphere. I like how you can see the food being cooked and there is a great outside space. Will definitely go back, really enjoyed it!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a central location. The food in the hotel is excellent, the breakfast was one of the best I have had in a UK hotel. The room we stayed in was simple and clean with a decent bathroom that had complimentary toiletries. The staff were also very friendly and helpful. It really is a nice place to... More

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at Blue Boar Witney, responded to this review

Hi Gab160, What a great review! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback, it’s not only helpful for other Trip Advisor users but also so motivating for the whole team. We’re delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful stay, and your comments about your breakfast are particularly lovely hear. We do hope you’ll... More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in July, it was cleAn, was decorated beautifully, our room was really good value for money, the food was excellent. I would recommend this hotel if you want to stay in Witney. My only gripe would be it is slightly overpriced.

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at Blue Boar Witney, responded to this review

Hi Judith, We’re really pleased to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us in July, thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. It’s so lovely that you enjoyed the room décor, we like to make the rooms as homely as we can and it’s great to get such positive feedback on them. If you’re ever... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great welcome nice bar - but no lime in my gin and tonic room roasting window open - loads of noise bench by takeaway means swearing and loudmouth chat from local youths however - room well set out and Trimbach pinot blanc in the fridge - classy!!!!!! AWAY TO DINNER NOW - SO MAYBE THAT WILL BE GOOD TOO!

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at Blue Boar Witney, responded to this review

Hi Crawhound, We’re really pleased to hear that you like the décor and welcome. I’m surprised to hear that you didn’t get a lime in your gin and tonic, this is definitely a mistake on our part and we would have been more than happy to fix this if you’d mentioned it! Sorry about that. We’d love to hear what... More

Manama, Bahrain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came and stayed at the Blue Boar while attending a nearby Event and liked it so much I extended my holiday by an extra couple of days. A real rarity in a small, historical English market town - a fresh clean and contemporary hotel, housed sympathetically within an old building, with lighting, and plumbing that works well, crisp white... More

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at Blue Boar Witney, responded to this review

Hi Kphardeman, We’re really delighted to hear that you had a lovely time with us – so much so that you decided to extend your holiday! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback, we really appreciate all your lovely comments and it’s such a motivation for the whole team. Finally, we will definitely take your... More

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were looking for a weekend away to attend a party we were invited to and came across the Blue Boar Witney - evening menu sounded very appetising and didn't disappoint.Saturday Evening staff in dining room very attentive despite a function in another room going on. Reception staff very attentive, Road facing room very good,clean, smart - though very hot... More

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at Blue Boar Witney, responded to this review

Hi Alecandlaura, Whilst we’re delighted to hear that you had such a pleasant meal on the Saturday, it is very concerning to hear that your breakfast experience did not live up to it. Something we value very highly at Oakman Inns is consistency, and this was evidently not the case during your stay. Thank you so much for raising this... More

Ossett, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If your visiting the Cotswolds or Oxford then this is a place to stay - having a combination of a high quality hotel, the informality of a pub and the upmarket ambience of a wine bar. Rooms are comfortable although quite warm in the summer and it can be noisy with the window left open. There isn't any parking so... More

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at Blue Boar Witney, responded to this review

Hi Sam, Wow! What a fantastic description - you’ve managed to capture exactly the vibe we’re going for. Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your feedback! We’re very sorry about your coffee and thank you for alerting us that this needs to be improved, it’s comments like that which enable us to grow and develop and keep... More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed for one night, Friday. Arrived at hotel after a long day at the Gamefair to find there is no parking for the Hotel as such so had to find a space on the main road which has restrictions. Arrived in our room to find the tempreture due to the weather was unbearably hot. Also our room faced out into... More

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at Blue Boar Witney, responded to this review

Hi MrsLodge13, I’m really sorry to hear that you did not have a nice stay with us. With regards to the car-parking situation, as we are based right in the centre of town it was impossible for us to build a cark park. However, there is ample parking around the town that is only a short distance away. It’s both... More

twickers
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Really helpful reception staff (they were the only staff that we spoke to but I assume that the others would be like that too). Stayed on a Friday night and as we were going to the air show the next day we needed a breakfast at 7.30am however, breakfast normally starts at 8am on a Saturday. No problem, we had... More

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at Blue Boar Witney, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind comments on TA, we're so pleased that you had a good stay - I hope you enjoyed the air show too! The staff here are all very passionate about what they do so it makes a real difference to receive feedback that reflects this - thank you! More

Warrington, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed 27/06 with family and one young child. Overall very attentive staff and smart place to stay. No parking but staff advised of local points. Breakfast was vast though tea / coffee was self service and not too hot, otherwise faultless. Excellent location and would return.

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at Blue Boar Witney, responded to this review

Hi Batfink, Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay, it was great to read that you will be returning! We've taken on board your comments regarding the tea and coffee, and have invested in some new thermal jugs together with continuing to offer fresh coffee and tea from our espresso machine. Look forward to welcoming you again. More

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Address: 28, Market Square, Witney OX28 6 BH, England (Formerly Marlborough Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Witney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Boar Witney 4*
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The Blue Boar in Witney is a stylish restaurant, bar and rooms, combining historic character with modern comfort and design. Open all day every day for food and drink, the Blue Boar is at the heart of the town, providing the ideal place to eat, drink, and relax. Featuring a modern Mediterranean-inspired restaurant menu, an extensive range of drinks, wines, local real ales and cocktails, as well as a cafe area overlooking the courtyard, the Blue Boar also offers complimentary wi-fi throughout. With 20 luxury en-suite bedrooms, complete with iPod docking stations, flatscreen televisions and designer toiletries, the rooms also feature locally-made Witney blankets. Available for private hire is the Bosworth Suite, an elegant function room ideal for weddings, conferences, business meetings or events, with a completely tailored package to suit individual requirements. ... more   less 
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