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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We are very familiar with this Hotel as family have stayed here a few times. My daughters surprised me with a special mother's day lunch. The staff were brilliant and the food was excellant, compliments to all the chefs. I had the mushroom wellington as a main and the flavours were lovely and for desert had the three desert special....

1Thank Simon J
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I would describe this more accurately as an average B&B rather than a hotel. I was staying here as part of a business trip (paid for), so I cannot comment on whether it is good value for money (so i award a three star for the sake of completing the review). I stayed in room 9 on the second floor,...

Thank Mimi H
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night, single room, very basic, no hot water on arrival, obviously room had not been used as sink hot tap splutter with much airlock showing room not used often enough,bed comfy had all the basics breakfast was fine and presented well, shower in morning had to run for 10 mins then only Luke warm so gave it...

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

The room was very clean. Staff were very friendly. Hotel has free unlimited WiFi which worked well. We needed an iron and found there was one and an ironing board on each floor. Free breakfast included in the price was good too.

Thank Stephanie P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We had a one night stay here and whilst the reception on arrival and departure was not awe inspiringly welcoming, it all worked well and suited the price. Was there on a Sat night and the place got pretty packed for food and drinks, but all nice and jolly.

Thank Steven X
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We were able to park outside of the Hotel which was good. Check in was smooth and friendly reception. We then went to our room, it was small. there was a nice comfy bed but poor quality bed linen. The bathroom was awful the toilet would not stop draining and the taps were loose. it was very tiny with a...

Thank fabmanrambo
Frodsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Staff at the hotel, bar and restaurant are very friendly. Rooms can be a little pokey and the décor isn't as modern as other hotels but everything else makes up for that. Check parking availability as there is no allocated hotel car park.

Thank naylorb
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Stay at this hotel last night looks lovely from the outside checked in about six pm and the staff were nice Stayed in room 33 nice but basic need to make the floor better in the from above as the guest came in about 3am and the floor in there room is very creaky so maybe they should fix the...

Thank smallsy1973
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch as part of special family birthday celebration. The dining areas have lots of character and the whole place feels very warm and welcoming. The food was fabulous and I can't wait to go back to try something else off the menu. I had Leek & Potato Soup followed by Beef Wellington and then a Trio...

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bearwantage, Owner at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review.

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Having visited for 1 night due to work, I'd been told it was quite a nice hotel in a central location. I agree it was central but that's as far as it goes really. Upon arrival I was allocated room 19 and told it was out the back and through the fire door, up the stairs. I found my room...

Thank Michael S
bearwantage, Owner at Bear Hotel, responded to this review

I apologise if the room you stayed in was below par and as the room was only out the day before I looked into how it could be in this condition. Having spoken to housekeeping and looked into the dust situation I found that the demolition of the building opposite your room was to blame. Most guests think that the...

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Additional Information about Bear Hotel

Address: Market Place, Wantage OX12 8AB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Vale of White Horse > Wantage
Price Range: RM383 - RM475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bear Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Try and eat in actual restaurant”
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“Check access if you have mobility problems”
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“rooms not overlooking the hotel back or front doors are quieter..”
petermC5225SZ, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The room was on a quiet side of the hotel.”
389suet, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 31 was small but adequate. Rather dated and a little tired but ok. No problem with noise.”
Bspeaks49, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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