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Melbourne,Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights to explore Oxford and the surrounding region. A wonderful place to use a base. Rooms were wonderful and in keeping with the traditional style...low ceilings and exposed beams. Bathroom was a complete surprise incorporating some more modern features and very spacious. Staff were very helpful and the restaurant served great meals. Obviously very poplular with locals... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here last night after being at a wedding locally. The place was lovely, the room (in the main building) was clean, in very good decorative order and well laid out. The staff were very friendly, professional and efficient. The food (breakfast) was great.

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Ulverston, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights here, using it as a base to visit Oxford, Blenheim Palace and the surrounding area. The pub serves excellent food and is a nice place to eat and enjoy a drink on the sunny terrace : the breakfast was fantastic (large portions, very tasty, cooked to order and an unusually large choice of alternatives including... More 

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights at the Bear and Ragged Staff on a recent trip to a cousins wedding. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by a member of staff (Irene) who was also very helpful and booked a table for us in the restaurant later. The room was spacious and very clean offering a fridge with bottled water and... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated within easy distance of Oxford and just off the Oxford by pass this Pub offers a good standard of Accommodation if our room was representative and a decent breakfast. The room was well clean appointed with a good quality bed. Although in a pub the room was also nice and quite. Lots of parking and all the advantages of... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was a great find, we were 4 couples visiting Oxford for our annual weekend away. The hotel has great character and the rooms are spacious and have an individual feel, not like many modern chain hotels, a bonus for myself was the inclusion of a cafetiere and ground coffee. We ate a snack lunch and an evening meal... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not been here for a while took advantage of a offer off local radio station Lovely sharing platter chosen from quite a list favourite was the Duck spring rolls Kids as usual chose the fish and chips and they loved the chips especially Wife chose the chicken and I went with the Venison burger and no one was disappointed No... More 

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Thank Sirmatty
New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

A real old country pub with good food choices and friendly staff. Well recommended. The rooms are very well presented, good outdoor decking eating as well as a great restaurant and original pub bars for an atmospheric beer.

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Thank Jamie S
Redditch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Visit twice a year but this time things have changed , menu seemed more limited , no specials on offer . we had one excellent waitress and another that was grumpy and seemed to roll her eyes at every request . Twice a member of our party was left waiting for food , once with starter , once with main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Building combines traditional and modern style with a relaxed atmosphere. Clean, well run with pleasent staff. Excellent dinner & english breakfast. Rather limited continental breakfast. Stayed two nights in annex. Nice, comfy room.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Not only does the Bear and Ragged Staff serve fantastic food throughout the day, its conversion to a Country Inn is complete with the opening in December 2012 of the last five of nine rooms. The Bear is now in a position to offer a full suite of services to the discerning traveler whether on business or just looking for a home away from home for a few days.Our food ethos can be summed up very simply, local where possible, absolutely fresh, prepared in our own kitchen. The Bear's food offering can best be described as eclectic, mainly British food, prepared with loving care and attention in well equipped kitchens, beautifully presented and served by well trained floor staff. And all this with a wine list carefully selected for quality and value. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bear and Ragged Staff

Address: 28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $165 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bear and Ragged Staff 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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