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“Excellent accommodation close to Oxford”
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Barn -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Horspath, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

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1z123
Patras, Greece
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent accommodation close to Oxford”
Reviewed July 20, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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We stayed 4 days in July with our teenage children. We all loved the accommodation (a recently converted barn) - very nicely done, nice furniture, very spacious, spotlessly clean, very organized and safe, plus... two ponies, two lamas and two very friendly dogs keeping us company on the field next to the house. The house is in a quiet rural location just off the Oxford ring-road, close to a "park and ride" (Thornhill) where you can get a bus into Oxford (20 min to the center) or London (OxfordTube or X90), or rent a bike to visit the nearby park (Shotover County Park). There is a Tesco Superstore close by on the ring-road (also a SportsDirect, Next and Boots). Only suitable if you have a car.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
22 Jul 2015
I am pleased to hear that you all enjoyed your break at Glebe Retreat. Your review is very complimentary of the holiday let and expresses the important fact of the ideal quiet location which is only a short journey from Oxford city centre.
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Helma S
Dusseldorf, Germany
1 review
“Excellent stay”
Reviewed May 19, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We stayed 7 days in Glebe Retreat and we adored it.The cottage was so spacious, clean and comfortable.We enjoyed the calm and the excellent view. Glebe Retreat was a ideal starting point for excursions in Oxford and around. We visited Blenheim Palace and the cotswolds villages and Oxford, of course.

The children loved the animals - even if the smallest child was a bit afraid of the dogs. Even she loved them ! The dogs were well trained and really family dogs. But the shetties were the reason why we had tears while leaving..

The owners live close by - thanks for the lovely stay! And thank you again for the Easter treat for the kids - thoughtful little suprise!

We would recommend without any hesitation Glebe Retreat for a stay and we plan to return.

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Liked best: the location
Liked least: no dishwasher
Travelling group: Young Children
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Management Response
20 May 2015
Thank you for this great review. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. I hope other potential visitors to Oxford are encouraged to book and stay with us at Glebe Retreat.
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sibbowhu
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wonderfull”
Reviewed May 5, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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person found this review helpful

Stayed in this lovely converted barn for 2 weeks lovely and clean comfy 5 star and the owners are so helpfull thank you aran and emily for a wonderfull stay

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Management Response
7 May 2015
Thank you for taking the time to leave this great review. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Glebe Retreat.
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Kevin0074
1 review
“Absolutely fabulous!”
Reviewed April 11, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We had a fantastic break at Glebe retreat, it was clean, comfortable and homely, the views are amazing and our children loved the animals. We hope to return one day.

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Management Response
7 May 2015
I am glad you all had a good break and hope to see you again someday.
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