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Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SZ England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Concierge
4 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have stayed several times in Macdonald Hotels including Bath Spa, Elmer’s Court and in fact a few times at The Bear. And have previously had great experiences. Our stay this time at The Bear was an utter disgrace. We had booked for my mother-in-laws...More

1  Thank Marcvg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location right in the middle of Woodstock and a stones throw from Blenheim Palace. This is obviously a very old hotel and there are some public areas that I felt could do with a little updating, but it was extremely comfortable. You can park...More

Thank lizm54
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really great hotel with loads of character and in a fabulous location and friendly staff but sadly let down by the way they run there restaurant (this was the reason for invite back) its very chaotic and needs a GOOD restaurant manager.More

Thank Brian F
Response from Macdonald_Bear, General Manager at Macdonald Bear HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments following your recent stay at The Bear - Woodstock. We do take your comments seriously and are working hard to make the dining experience better. We hope to be able to welcome you back to The Bear in the not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely character hotel which we visited for a family meal. I cannot comment on the accommodation, but despite the efforts of the staff it was a bit chaotic and quite pricey. Several of the drinks and dishes on the menu were not...More

1  Thank SB01
Response from Macdonald_Bear, General Manager at Macdonald Bear HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments following your visit to The Bear - Woodstock. We appreciate your feedback and we will work with the Chef and the Restaurant team to make the experience more seamless. Once again , Thank you for your comments , and we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly we had a very disappointing stay here, despite some of the staff trying so hard. We arrived about 1.30 and went to reception to check in. I just commented that I guessed we were a bit early and our room probably wouldn't be ready...More

1  Thank Blossie14
Response from Macdonald_Bear, General Manager at Macdonald Bear HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay at The Bear - Woodstock. I was sorry to read about the lack of true service with regards to luggage handling and receptionist interaction. clearly we have have a lot of work to do on training...More

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About
Description
Macdonald Bear Hotel is one of the finest 4-star hotels in Oxfordshire and part of The Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection. Set in Woodstock, in what was once a 13th century coaching inn, our hotel ...More combines history and culture with exceptional facilities. With direct access to the historic city of Oxford, our hotel is a popular choice for leisure breaks, business and weddings. Our hotel is a perfect venue for celebrations, events and conferences; we boast superb hotel accommodation, stylish meeting and function rooms, peaceful views over the courtyard and stunning period features. Our hotel in Oxfordshire is perfect for a relaxing retreat. Roam the historic city of Oxford and marvel in the dreaming spires or linger in the city's many shops and museums. Once you've finished exploring - we recommend a visit to our award-winning restaurant and bar for the finest of fares and a well deserved nightcap. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
54
Price range
US$ 112 - US$ 323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Bear
,
Macdonald Bear Woodstock
,
Bear Hotel Woodstock
,
Bear Hotel Uk Woodstock
Location
United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Woodstock
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
54
Price range
US$ 112 - US$ 323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Bear
,
Macdonald Bear Woodstock
,
Bear Hotel Woodstock
,
Bear Hotel Uk Woodstock
Location
United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Woodstock
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Room & Suite (125)
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Lucinda B
30 May 2018|
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Good morning, Could please send me the request by email so that I can deliver it to the best person to answer fully. Thank you very much
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zoebarrasmommentor5
15 March 2017|
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Response from tootrue64 | Reviewed this property |
no just stairs. but they have courtyard rooms of which you walk straight in from the carpark
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pale-girl
1 February 2017|
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Yes - not terribly strong but fine for googling
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"Go for the separate private "cottages" in the courtyard."
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"Rooms are noisy in the Ground floor courtyard"
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