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The Talbot Inn

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whereas the staff were all polite and helpful (to a certain degree), the budget accomodation was AWFUL! cramped, cobwebs dangling, no hooks or towel rail in the minute bathroom in which we constantly bashed our knees on the loo seat in trying to negociate the really REALLY tight space, filthy stairs, nuts and bolts on our bedroom floor for the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food used to be fantastic, but it has gone downhill, the food took a long time to be served and when it did my husband's food was incorrect. the food used to be home cooked, the food now tastes like it has been microwaved.

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Thank 714jrh
Oxfordshire
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Dropped in for lunch on the off chance as had passed the pub many times on the way into Oxford. It is pleasant inside and had a good range of ales. I had the Wiltshire Gold from a barrel behind the bar and it was excellent. My wife chose the backed potato with prawns and I had the sausage sandwich,... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I don't have a good word to say about our stay here. The housekeeping is shocking! The carpet in our room looked like it had never seen a vacuum cleaner. We had to keep our shoes on to keep our feet clean! We had two single beds pushed together with a hard ridge down the middle. The beds didn't even... More 

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Thank MickAshford
foodiebic, Owner at The Talbot Inn, responded to this review

It's so sad to read reviews that are borne out of another hotels incompetence setting you off on a bad wicket really. I have copied and pasted our response to your complaint to Laterooms to perhaps paint a picture for others to see. We went out of our way to help you during your stay and it was NOT OUR... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

we went here for a celebratory lunch and it was just awful. my starter didn't turn up until everyone else had finished and then only by being prompted twice. the mixed grill our son ordered was cooked beyond recognition, the chicken and the steak could both be snapped in half, the chef seemed to be microwave happy!! the manageress did... More 

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London, England
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The staff were very welcoming. Excellent home cooked food. Comfortable room. Plenty of parking. Attractive seating area outside by the river. Well cooked breakfast. The Inn has charm - and a wisteria in bloom outside!

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Thank blueskylover333
Yorkshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This pub is excellently located close to Oxford on the river Thames (right next to a bus stop for those using public transport). We had a room in the old part of the building, which was quite good value for money but let down by a few things. The cleanliness could have been better e.g. dust around skirting boards, mould... More 

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Pinxton
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We enjoyed a lovely lunch at the Talbot Inn but the nights stay was slightly disappointing as we expected an extra large double bed in accomodation on the banks of the Thames, according to Booking.com. The bed was a standard double and the Thames was a fair distance away, with the waterside being a canal. That said, the staff were... More 

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Thank EllenandRichard
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

I stayed with you twice in the last week and the service was first class from the greeting on arrival right through my stay. The rooms were lovely and very clean. During the night the rooms were quiet with a home from home warmth. Thank you. I would recommend an evening with The Talbot.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

we were a group of five walkers, staff was very friendly and accommodating, rooms comfortable and very clean. We had two real-pub meals, excellent food and desserts. Easy access to Thames river path, only 5 miles from oxford We recommend this inn.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Talbot Inn

Address: Oxford Road, Eynsham OX29 4BT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Eynsham
Price Range: $81 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Talbot Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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