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Barn -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

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Joanna P
Sibton, United Kingdom
1 review
“An amazing place to stay”
Reviewed August 13, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

An idyllic place to stay. Peace and quiet with beautiful views but places to eat and shops all close by. The cottage is very clean and modern with a very comfy bed and an impressive shower. Plenty of places to visit and good places to eat within easy reach. Thank you to Carol & Doug for the lovely welcome basket (homemade bread included) and for making us feel at home. We look forward to our next visit.

Date of stay: August 2015
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Liked best: views
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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ihatetrip...
1 review
“Amazing views! Lovely accommodation!”
Reviewed May 18, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Massive thanks to Carol and Doug. Fresh homemade bread in the welcome pack was well received along with exceedingly good cakes, fresh orange juice and tea n coffee. Picturesque views were breathtaking. Barn is elegantly decorated to perfection. The horses were very friendly and enjoyed the bag of carrots we bought for them. Will definitely be back. I don't write reviews but this was worth taking my time to do so. Highly recommended.

Date of stay: May 2015
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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ather2015
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent”
Reviewed February 28, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

You can not get a better cottage holiday than stay at Brambles. We had thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Brambles. We will have no hesitation to recommend this place to our friends. The management has been very helpful.

The cottage was spacious and quality was excellent.

Date of stay: February 2015
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Liked best: quality of accomodation
Liked least: There nothing we can say we did not like
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Britjam
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Romantic Get away”
Reviewed February 15, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

There is simply no words to describe this place. Beautiful location beautiful interior and exterior. As for the property owners I saw very little of them but what I did see there were a lovely friendly accommodating and had customer service down to a fine art !!!!
I booked this as a valentines gift to my partner as a surprise and he sure was, he loved the comfort the privacy and the fact it was not a far drive from London, we were even able to stop and shop at Bichester village before we got there and on the way back lucky me !!!!

This property is finished to a high standard and I feel the pictures can not do this place justice. The price was amazing and I will definitely be visiting this place again.

Don't hesitate book today

Date of stay: February 2015
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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jonwoodru...
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Outstanding all round.”
Reviewed September 29, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

As all the other reviews have stated so far, Brambles is absolutely excellent. Everything you need to a high standard (42"TV, digital shower, electric lazy boy recliner etc.) and in a beautiful location (an elevated position enables rolling countryside views across the back garden). Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this to anyone.

Date of stay: September 2014
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Wendy G
Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful cottage set in stunning location”
Reviewed June 15, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Brambles is a beautiful, comfortable, well furnished, one-level cottage (it has a fantastic shower) with panoramic views over fields and woods. During our visit we were lucky enough to witness deer, foxes and pheasants in the garden. The property feels so rural yet it is within easy reach of day trips out to places like Warwick Castle, Blenheim Palace, Oxford and Stratford-on-Avon. Carol was extremely friendly and helpful and the welcome pack was excellent. We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend this rental.

Date of stay: June 2014
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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Leaving
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Kerry B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perfection”
Reviewed May 17, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Words and photos can not convey how absolutely stunning this rental is. The owners have got the art of helpfulness v privacy down to a fine art.
The village location is wonderful. Close enough to surrounding days out, yet you feel in the middle of tranquility.
The barn itself is finished off to a high standard and all the little extra touches made it a pampered home from home.
The shower was the best shower I have ever used!
I can honestly say we didn't want to leave.

Date of stay: May 2014
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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