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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 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.
All reviews blenheim palace glove factory car park lovely hotel feature room four poster bed main building coaching inn nespresso machine old world charm old building lovely room evening meal cooked breakfast short break well worth a visit stayed for one night
Booked 2 rooms to visit Blenheim palace for the festival of lights, both rooms very cold and dated. In the room I stayed in the bathroom was falling apart and desperately in need of modernisation, no robes left in either room for the guests just...More
Booked an overnight stay at Macdonald Bear in Woodstock so we could go to Blenheim Palace for the Christmas lights/market.
Really friendly, helpful staff who made the whole experience very special.
Location was fantastic, being in the centre of Woodstock and only five minutes walk...More
This is a great place in terms of location and character, but I have to say, there were a couple of niggles.
Cobwebs in the bedroom, heating not working so a couple of oil filled radiators, a cold bathroom and a very average breakfast.
The receptionist was excellent, professional and friendly - very charming. The breakfast team also excellent - prvoide a great service, friendly, attentive and very smart. The room was comfortable and clean. Great location - lots of parking at the back on the road of the...More
We stayed in a great room - the Marlborough Suite so spacious with a lovely 4 poster bed and separate living / TV area.
The food was hearty, so if fish and stews are your thing then you’re in for a treat. I would recommend...More