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In picturesque Woodstock, just 20 minutes’ drive from Oxford centre, Macdonald Bear Hotel offers a restaurant. Set in a 13th-century inn, the rooms have period features.

The traditional bedrooms at The Bear Hotel have been home to royals and film stars, including Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. All rooms have en suite bathrooms, satellite TVs, mini bars and bathrobes. All have antique furniture, and WiFi is accessible throughout.

With bare stone walls, open fires and exposed beams, the atmospheric restaurant at Macdonald Bear serves an innovative British menu using fresh, seasonal produce. The bar offers fine wines, malt whiskies and real ales, and serves light lunches and snacks.

Just a mile from Blenheim Palace, Bear Hotel Macdonald is surrounded by Oxfordshire’s beautiful countryside. Kirtlington Golf Club is a 10-minute drive away and The Wychwood Project is just 5 minutes’ drive away.

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This room features a seating area, bathrobes and complimentary mineral water.

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Guests will find either a four-poster bed or a canopy bed in the room, and period features throughout.The en-suite facilities contain bathrobes and Arran Aromatic toiletries.Additional amenities include a seating area, complimentary mineral water.

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This room features a seating area, bathrobes and complimentary mineral water.

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These rooms contain period features such as exposed beams, stone walls and fireplaces.Guests will find a Nespresso coffee machine and complimentary mineral water in the room, as well as additional living space with a seating area.The en-suite facilities contain a bathrobe.

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Our Feature Suites boast different features such as period features and antique furniture.The en-suite facilities contain Arran Aromatic toiletries and bathrobes.Additional amenities include complimentary mineral water.

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These rooms contain period features such as exposed beams, stone walls and fireplaces.Guests will find a Nespresso coffee machine and complimentary mineral water in the room, as well as additional living space with a seating area.The en-suite facilities contain a bathrobe.

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Some suites feature four-poster beds. Each suite contains additional living space with a separate living room and seating area.Additional amenities include magazines and flowers, complimentary mineral water and bathrobes.

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This double room has a bathrobe and air conditioning.

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Facilities of Macdonald Bear Hotel

General
On-site parking, Parking, Pets allowed, Private parking, WiFi everywhere

Activities
Hiking

Services
Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Food & Drink
Bar, Breakfast in the room, Packed lunches, Restaurant, Room service, Snack bar, Special diet menus (on request)

Front-desk/reception area services
24-hour front desk, Express check-in/check-out, Luggage storage, Newspapers, Safety deposit box

Common areas
Shared lounge/TV area, Terrace

Cleaning services
Daily maid service, Laundry

Business facilities
Fax/photocopying, Meeting/banquet facilities

Shops
Gift shop

Miscellaneous
Bridal suite, Facilities for disabled guests, Family rooms, Heating, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout, VIP room facilities

Hotel Policies

Check-In
15:00- hours

Check-Out
Untill 11:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. The credit/debit card used to book a pre-paid rate must be presented to reception on arrival at the hotel. Please note that failure to do so will result in an alternative payment method being required.
Please note, some of the rooms and facilities at the property are accessed via uneven steps, which may not be suitable for those with reduced mobility.
Pets are welcome for an additional charge of GBP 15 per pet, per night.
Please note that guests on a Dinner, Bed and Breakfast package will have a GBP 30 per person allowance to spend on food only.

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