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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Middle Aged Couple stayed the night of New Year's Day. Lovely Freya welcomed us with Prosecco and cream tea. Three couples arrived all at once, and Freya dealt with us all very calmly. We stayed in Room 4 which was more like an apartment - large black and white bathroom - bath in the middle of the room. Lots of...

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

We love having happy guests, thank you for writing your kind review.  We are so pleased you found your room to your liking, it is indeed like an apartment and often used by families as one of the sofas is a sofa bed.  As we are a Bed and Breakfast we are more than happy to recommend restaurants to our guests for their...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Marlborough Arms through a deal with Secret Escapes in December 2016 & have absolutely no complaints. The B&B located in the lovely town of Woodstock had a lovely Christmas vibe and we were welcomed by pleasant staff. Through the deal we were given a bottle of Prosecco which we had by the fireplace...

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

We are so glad you and your boyfriend enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for taking the time to write your kind review.  Christmas is one of our favourite times of the year and our team love to make the hotel sparkle, allowing our guests to get into the Christmas spirit with drinks beside the roaring log fire.  We very much look...

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights between Christmas & new year, we were very pleased with this hotel. The breakfast was excellent as well as the service. Ideally situated in wonderful historic town of Woodstock within walking distance of Blenheim palace. Thankyou to all the staff.

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we will pass your thanks on to our brilliant team.  We look forward to welcoming you back one day.

Leicester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked through Secret Escapes where I've had good experience of getting great accommodation at a good rate. First impressions of the Marlborough Arms were great - briliant location in the centre of Woodstock, within walking distance to Blenheim and plenty of car parking. Lovely, old quirky bar and reception rooms. I'd paid to upgrade to a deluxe room so maybe...

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review.   We are so pleased that you found the Marlborough Arms to be lovely, quirky and in a brilliant location and that you were able to benefit from our large private car park at the rear of the property.  Due to being fully booked we were unable to accommodate your request to move rooms and...

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The two receptionists, that were there during our stay, were so pleasant and helpful and made us very welcome. They also serve breakfast and nothing seems too much trouble. The hotel is in an ideal location in Woodstock, handy for catching a bus into Oxford as driving in the city is horrendous, but it is on a main road and...

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review.  We are incredibly proud of our team at The Marlborough Arms and will pass on your compliments to the girls.  We look forward to welcoming your for your third stay!

London
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Charming historical building in an equally charming Cotswold village with easy access to Blenheim Palace. Welcoming lounge areas with comfortable seating and warming fires. Good parking to the rear. They don't have a restaurant but Woodstock has a large selection of pubs and restaurants just a short step away. Breakfast was excellent with good quality ingredients. The building is very...

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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 your visit to us was a success and that you enjoyed the charm of staying in a 15th Century Coaching Inn.  We have, over recent years, carefully tried to update the building and rooms whilst ensuring the character of the building remains untouched. ...

brighton Uk
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A warm welcome from Kat . The best gin and tonic . A new gin for me and should have remembered the name. So I hope to.be returning soon.and booking a room. Great ambiance and thank you . Would be great if they served food but an opportunity to research the local restaurants.

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MarlboroughArms, Owner at Marlborough Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased that  Cat made you feel welcome and that we managed to introduce you to a new Gin!  The Marlborough Arms is surrounded by an abundance of brilliant restaurants and pubs and as all are within walking distance, we decided that by offering our guests  Bed and Breakfast, they could then benefit from all that...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

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...

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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 pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us whilst visiting Bicester Village.  Being so close to the outlet, we have lots of Bicester Village Shoppers stay and we are lucky to be able to offer our guests a 10% Bicester Village discount card.  We are also glad that you found your room clean,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

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...

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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...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

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...

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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 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...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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: $155 - $257 (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 Woodstock, UK - England
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“12 rooms available. Whole hotel can sleep 24.”
 of 5 bubbles SallyM55503775, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Hopefully the rooms in the main building may have been more de-luxe??”
 of 5 bubbles cathos62, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 overlooks main road and therefore there is a certain amount if traffic noise, especially morning.”
 of 5 bubbles Abb0ts, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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