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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We stayed for just one night and we received a lovely welcome. The room was a good size with a very comfy bed. Breakfast was delicious. The B&B was in a great location for both Whitney and Oxford. I would definitely recommend this place.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank BettyPierce
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james s, Owner at Gorselands Hall, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Thank you Betty for your kind review - we are glad you had a good stay in Oxfordshire.

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

I'll admit it- having read some reviews on here and travelling with a toddler, I was nervous before we arrived and had packed many contingency options in the car! But any such fears were allayed upon arrival and the warm welcome we had from the proprietor. We were travelling as a three generational party of five and were thrilled to ave rooms next door to each other- the twin and the 'family suite' which comprised a single through to a shared bathroom through to a really lovely appointed kingsize with views over the garden. Knowing that we had our toddler with us the owners had been through and locked all the windows within reach of little hands and knowing they had taken such care for the safety or our daughter was brilliant.

The details such as fairtrade teas and hot chocolate on the tea tray were brilliant. At breakfast the first morning they had put some colouring in my daughter's place and it really felt like a home from home. We were able to store milk in the guest fridge in the snug and they were on hand if we needed anything.

The location is really good for Oxford, Blenheim and a whole host of other attractions and I anticipate coming back here with my partner for a child free break in the new year.

Yes there were niggles- the wrong tea at breakfast one morning, the shower in our room was difficult for anyone over 5'3 and yes the access issue of having to go through the single and the bathroom to get to the main bedroom are not ideal, but it worked for us for our short stay and the warmth and welcome from the hosts has led me to overlook any minor imperfections and award 5 stars to this fabulous B&B.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Sue B
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james s, Owner at Gorselands Hall, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2017

Thank you Sue for your detailed review. We are glad that you felt at ease with the arrangements for your child & were able to relax and enjoy your stay with us.

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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place to stay in a quiet location. Food was nice and the owners were very friendly. Room was very comfortable and clean. Parking was a little tight when there was quite a few cars there but overall we had a really nice stay and would stay again.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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james s, Owner at Gorselands Hall, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2017

Thank you for your review - we are glad you had a good stay with us. We are certainly fortunate to be living in such a quiet area yet close to Oxford & Blenheim.

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Our stay was perfect for what we needed as an overnight stay on the way down to the South Coast. Directions were good.

Rooms were comfortable, breakfast was excellent, grounds were extensive and hosts were very friendly.

I'd recommend to anyone.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
Thank 325Robert
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james s, Owner at Gorselands Hall, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review - we are glad you had a pleasant stay with us.

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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Handy for Oxford but better in many ways than B&Bs in Oxford itself - calmer; parking etc. A lovely building: room and breakfast were all fine (though more fruit would be good, especially for those of us who don't have a cooked meal). The use of the living room is good and there are plenty of places for an evening meal in Witney which is a 5 minute drive away.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Sally D
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james s, Owner at Gorselands Hall, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2017

Thank you for your kind review. Oxford is indeed a lovely city but the parking and traffic can be a problem. We are happy to be in such a quiet rural area.

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