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The Bird in Hand

B4022 Hailey, Witney OX29 9XP, England
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Ranked #8 of 13 Witney B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014
stephbWitney_Oxon Witney, Oxon
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Witney, Oxon
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were accommodated by the Bird in Hand for a surprise birthday party. Booked weeks in advance we ended up with a delightful room to ourselves and on request, a stunning birthday cake for the birthday girl! 20 of us had lovely food, some from the specials menu and we were all happy diners! Delightful staff - I highly recommend... More

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Lovely friendly pub with fantastic rooms set in an outer courtyard. Beautiful setting not too far from Witney and approx 20 minutes from Oxford. The pub is wonderful. We had dinner there and the food and service were excellent. Breakfast is also served in the pub and it can not be faulted. A perfect place to stay and enjoy the... More

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Hampshire, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A real find - close enough to the Cotswolds and Oxford. Great rooms, fabulous pub. Lovely menu and very friendly staff/owners. A separate area for accommodation. Huge carpark. Easy to drive to the Pear tree park and ride to get into Oxford. Great area for a base. Would definitely recommend. Dog friendly too.

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137 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is a period Cotswold pub with 16 purpose built rooms in an annex around a central courtyard. Nice setting with gardens and ample parking. There is a bar and restaurant, the breakfast particularly good whatever you want cooked to order included in the price. The rooms are spacious and ok not quite up to 3 star chain hotel standard.... More

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Burford, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Rather disappointed, went for a Birthday celebration last night, not the best! Menu hasn't changed for years! Very average food, nothing special, over priced for basic food. The pub is lovely but needs to up its game as there are so many better places to eat in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Bird in Hand Inn overnight as we were attending a wedding locally. From the minute we arrived until we left our experience was excellent. Every member of staff we met was helpful, polite and kind and the service was just great. We were very impressed with our room (Room 5) which was like... More

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Spent two nights at The Bird in Hand to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. What a fantastic weekend we had from the time we arrived to saying goodbye the staff were excellent and very helpful. Our room was spotless and the food was wonderful. The pub was full of character and we were welomed by some locals who were great... More

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Witney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Had a three course meal with my husband. The food was fab loved every bit of it. The pub had a warm feel to it with the fairy lights in different places. The staff are very friendly with a lovely atmosphere. Looking forward to another visit,hopefully very soon!!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Oxfordshire and the neighbouring Cotswolds are such quintessentially English destinations at this time of year. My partner and I decided on a last minute short break to experience all the glorious British spring can offer but we didn't want to stay in the tourist traps. It was important we had proximity to the great city itself - Oxford but was... More

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Callington, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We stayed for a saturday night recently in a twin room. Room was a very good standard of decoration and a reasonable £80 including B&B. Staff immediately dealt with 2 blown light bulbs. Bathroom not quite up to the same standard, needing a new towel rail and a little repainting - but quite usable. We had a comfortable night and... More

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Address: B4022 Hailey, Witney OX29 9XP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Witney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Bird in Hand Inn is a classic Cotswolds country Inn located in Whiteoak Green, Oxfordshire, near Witney on the B4022, just outside the small village of Hailey. This classic Cotswolds hotel is an ideal location in the heart of the country within a few miles of Oxford, Chipping Norton and major motorways. The Bird in Hand Inn is surrounded by the beautiful scenery and rolling countryside of the Cotswolds, this Grade II listed building is made of traditional local stone and slate and boasts beautiful original features. ... more   less 
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