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Derby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As we needed a relaxing place to stay after shopping at Bicester Outlet, we decided to stay here for one night as it is just 15 minutes drive away. We couldn't have been more pleased. After a lovely cream tea and a bottle of Prosecco in front of a roaring log fire in the reception area, our bedroom was at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is right in the middle of Woodstock, with parking, a real plus. It is within walking distance of Blenheim Palace, and really on the doorstep of lots of frat pubs and restaurants in this beautiful town. The staff are friendly. The rooms are clean and the beds comfy. But there are a few maintenance issues. Some of the... More 

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Thank RachelRivers
MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing your nice review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found both the location and breakfast excellent.  Thank you also for drawing to our attention the maintenance issues. Generally light bulbs are checked and flagged to John, our handyman by our housekeeping team, and dealt with immediately, so we apologise... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights in November 2016. Lovely old building with really comfortable communal areas and superb location right in the middle of Woodstock. Our room (7) was at the top and front of the building and was quite comfortable, although a little tired and on the basic side in terms of furniture and facilities. It was quite cold, especially... More 

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Thank Diane G
MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. We are so glad you found the Marlborough Arms comfortable and that you enjoyed your breakfast, the contents of which is sourced locally from local suppliers.   Due to the fact we are a Bed and Breakfast, we do ask our guests to check in after 4pm so that we can ensure the rooms... More 

Potton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place to stay right in the heart of Woodstock. From the moment we walked through the door we felt at home. The welcome was warm, the room was spotless with the most comfortable beds and I would highly recommend a stay.

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Thank Sarah B
MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased that you felt at home the moment you arrived, this is exactly how we wish our guests to feel! Thank you also for highly recommending us and we hope you come back and visit us again. More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found it was the perfect launch pad to our Cotswold experience.Left London on Friday evening. Meant we didn't get to the hotel til late. Super central location. We were directed to free parking very close as the spots in the hotel were gone. Dim lights, stylish and homely furnishings, honey coloured stone helped shed the stresses of London life.... More 

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1 Thank Mahoganysoup
MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, we are so happy you found The Marlborough Arms the perfect escape from the stresses of London.  Being just over an hour from London and about 20 mins from the Cotswolds, we are ideally located for weekends away and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.  More 

South Wales
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90 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Making the most of our Blenheim Palace tickets from June that gave free admission for a year, Trip Adviser flagged up the Marlborough Arms as doing a very good rate that suited the day we planned to visit. The rate and the good reviews made the reservation decision easy - and we were not disappointed. Our reservation was for a... More 

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your very kind review.  We are so pleased that the reviews from previous guests helped you make your decision, we are always very grateful to them for taking the time to share their thoughts.  We are also glad you managed to fit so much into your trip and that you found The Marlborough Arms... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed 1 evening but will definitely return as soon as we can as the hotel ŵas fantastic. A great luxurious room a friendly welcome and a filling and top quality breakfast all helped to make our stay very enjoyable. The village location is also really good with plenty of pubs and a good Italian on your doorstep.

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1 Thank Phil_and_Tina
MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit and we very much look forward to your return More 

Prestbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used this hotel for business for years and it was always welcoming almost a home from home with sally and Alistair the owners Now retired and on social visit to the area Great as always to stay there Don't miss this one if your looking for comfort with informality

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We have enjoyed your company over the years and are so glad you found  the Marlborough Arms a 'home from home'.  We very much hope you will keep in touch and will return to stay again.  We look forward to your next visit.  More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a weekend break and can honestly say the accommodation, staff and breakfast were all excellent. Great location, onsite car parking and the bus stop is right outside the front door. 30 minutes in to Oxford on the bus and 10 minutes to Bicester shopping village by car. Would not hesitate to return to this cosy bed and... More 

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our location perfect for all your plans.  We are also thrilled you wouldn't hesitate to return and we very much look forward to welcoming you back one day. More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm welcome on arrival, there was a lovely fire in a very cosy lobby but as it was very quiet - being a Monday night - we didn't hang about. Our room was a triple at the top of the hotel and it was spotlessly clean, warm and comfortable. The bathroom had a shower in the bath and the... More 

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review.  We are so glad you found The Marlborough  Arms to be cosy, welcoming and spotlessly clean. We are also pleased that you would visit again and we very much look forward to welcoming you back one day. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Marlborough Arms is a beautiful 15th century coaching inn, situated in the heart of Woodstock, overlooking historical streets and offers Bed and Breakfast. Whilst guests can enjoy the tranquillity of the surroundings they still have good links to the M40. The hotel has been elegantly finished in a classic style in-keeping with the character of the building and surrounding area, with contemporary touches throughout. Guests can also take advantage of the inn's own car park located directly behind the property.Each of the thirteen luxurious en-suite bedrooms are all individually themed with a focus on comfort and relaxation. All rooms differ in shape, size and style, ranging from the Cobalt Room, which is situated overlooking the courtyard which has a contemporary feel with beautiful sensuous fabrics and natural morning light, through to the Sepia Room, which is a very large room with a striking interior of deep greys and gentle soft tones, set off with modern lamps and cushions. All of the rooms have flat screen televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdriers, irons and ironing boards. Some have baths, some large walk-in showers and some rooms are equipped with both! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marlborough Arms

Address: 26 Oxford Street, Woodstock OX20 1TS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Woodstock
Price Range: $178 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Marlborough Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Marlborough Arms Hotel Woodstock
Marlborough Arms Woodstock, UK - England
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“It is such an historic venue, just go with it”
 of 5 bubbles RachelRivers, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have baths and some don't. We looked at a few rooms, and they all look well appointed and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles sstoney52, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles geoffs153, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A great base for visiting Oxfordshire, Blenheim, Bicester Village etc.,”
 of 5 bubbles generaldogsbody, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a super deluxe which was lovely but on the main road so maybe one at the rear would be quieter for light sleepers”
 of 5 bubbles W9107OZlindad, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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