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Park St, Woodstock, OX20 1SZ, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 283 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Macdonald Bear Hotel.
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Hiking
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Packed Lunches, 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Baggage Storage, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Shoeshine, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop, VIP Room Facilities, Honeymoon Suite
Newspapers, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Lithuanian, Italian, Spanish, English
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 5 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One additional child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One additional older child or adult is charged GBP 15 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Based on 283 reviews
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The Feathers Hotel, situated in the center of historic Woodstock on the doorstep of Blenheim Palace. Originally 7 separate houses, the hotel boasts character and charm with antiques and log fires.
Score from 159 reviews Very good
This listed historic building is in the charming town of Woodstock. It is just a short walk from Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.
Score from 248 reviews Wonderful
Situated in central Woodstock, this charming 17th-century building is 8 miles north of Oxford. It’s restaurant overlooks the market square, and the 6 rooms all benefit from free wired internet.
Score from 176 reviews Excellent
Situated within 1 mile of London Oxford Airport, Sturdys Castle boasts a bar and restaurant, along with free unlimited Wi-Fi and free parking.
Score from 200 reviews Very good
This is a delightful, traditional country coaching house hotel. Our rooms were very well appointed and extremely comfortable and breakfast dinner were excellent.
The location was very convenient for Oxford and Woodstock itself is a beautiful little town. The Bear is picturesque with very welcome private parking and helpful and knowledgeable staff. A lovely relaxing place for a weekend getaway.
The ancient heating system in the bedrooms, which seems very temperamental with wall controls that are complicated to understand and soon throw everything out once all the buttons have been pressed!
The hotel offers plenty of quirky character and charm. The staff were outstandingly helpful and personable and seemed to be better trained than many staff in the big five star groups. The stay at the Bear surpassed my expectations and I would have no hesitation recommending this hotel to anyone looking for a boutique style base of operations from which to explore Blenheim and Oxford.
This is a character hotel and so don't expect the kind of things you might take for granted in a hotel chain. For example in our room the wardrobe was tiny taking up the width of a convinient alcove. Also there are no lifts. This should in no way put anyone off. The hotel delivers comfort and quality in spades.
Location Room (Cromwell) Huge bathroom
Price of breakfast
Have wanted to stay here for years and the hotel did not disappoint
Twin room a little small and drinks extremely overpriced! Price of breakfast.
Hotel is beautiful, full of character. Location is good. The food in the restaurant is fantastic.
The service is terrible. Not enough staff to cater for needs of all the guests. We found the service to be so disappointing that we checked out and went to the Randolf hotel in Oxford. This is also a Mc Donald hotel but what a difference, the service is fantastic. The Bear charges 5 star prices but sadly doesn't deliver.
Pleasant, comfortable accommodation in area we wished to spend some time.
Everything especially the amazing feature room. The early morning tea was the best that we have tasted. Thanks for a great two nights. We will be back.
Ambiance of hotel and character.
It was exactly what we wanted- a characterful hotel with lovely rooms in an idyllic spot.
That we couldn't charge things to our room with a debit card.
The hotel is in a superb location in the lovely village of Woodstock. The suite we had was on a mezzanine level. Lovely bathroom. Staff very friendly and eager to help.
We had dinner in the restaurant. Food was very stodgy, expensive and to be honest a bit tasteless. For such a prestigious hotel the food was a disaster. Breakfast was better but my wife's bacon was burnt and my kippers overcooked
Hotel with bags of character very near to choice of eating places, as well as being very close to Blenheim Palace (10 minutes on foot). Quiet location and very comfortable bed. Excellent breakfast in charming dining room. Staff friendly and helpful.
Nice hotel in a good location. Lots of character. Bed comfortable.
Hotel was far too hot (even with radiators all off). Some maintenance badly needed (window handles falling off, loose taps, very noisy toilet cistern, lights not working). And smelled a little bit like an old folks home when we arrived.
The staff were lovely, so friendly and helpful
Our room had an unusual odour which was rather strong at first then I assume we got used to it as it wasn't as noticeable. I think being an old building it was probably a bit damp. Perhaps a diffuser in the room would help.
The style of the hotel and staff are both outstanding .
wfi , a bit confusing
Lovely room and hotel with lots of character, friendly helpful staff. Very good base for exploring Oxford and surrounding area. We will definitely return, and for longer next time
We weren't there long enough! Category missing for review, not young or mature couple!
Clean and comfortable. Staff friendly Breakfast was freshly cooked and of good quality
Room was a bit small and too hot but acceptable for one night. Food in the evening a little disappointing.
Great location and friendly staff in Woodstock
Restaurant booked for an event do no room for us
Nice location, friendly staff and classy accommodation.
Wifi sign-up process lengthy.
Location, Woodstock is beautiful. The hotel is lovely. We had a room in main hotel at the front, Cromwell, it was beautiful with huge bathroom. Two big windows in bedroom and one in bathroom.
Can't think of anything.
We had a lovely stay. The bear is a lovely hotel, the staff very friendky, my husband and myself had a lovely dinner in the restaurant. Woodstock is also a beautiful place.
There was nothing we did not like, but just felt £9.10 for two pots of tea was a little steep.
The staff were outstanding. Restaurant menu was fabulous. Cute idea making the cottage along the road into a suite. Room service for breakfast. Ideal location for visiting Blenheim
Woken by footsteps above on a regular basis in the Park Suite/cottage The lack of seating in the bar to enable us to try the 2nd menu on our 2nd night..went elsewhere to eat in Woodstock. Expensive compared to boutique hotel suites Bathroom far too small particularly the bath.
Safe parking, good breakfast
top storey room so many steps to climb, but appreciated assistance of a personable (and very fit!) porter
Location, comfort of rooms and good internet access. Friendly staff were very helpful, esp David the porter.
Its supposed to be old, but some general areas looked a bit shabby and perhaps a redecorate would freshen things up. Sadly, My smoked fish at breakfast was still cold inside .. Maybe it had been frozen? ...so next day i opted for a fry up.
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