Macdonald Bear Hotel

Woodstock, Cotswolds

Classic room

A charming stay in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds at a former 13th-century coaching inn - includes breakfast

Discover all the charms of an Oxfordshire Cotswolds market town from the authentic comforts of Macdonald Bear Hotel. Set in a former 13th-century coaching inn, this ivy-clad abode offers plenty of traditional charm, alongside buckets of modern amenities to ensure an undeniably comfortable stay. Add to this the award-winning dining - the restaurant here holds two AA Rosettes - and you have a country retreat you'll want to write home about.

Enjoy classic British cuisine in the atmospheric restaurant, which boasts an authentic stone fireplace and elegant decor, whilst The Churchill Lounge offers afternoon teas alongside views over Woodstock's market square. Pursuits in the area include exploring the historic Blenheim Palace a 10-minute walk away or visiting Winston Churchill's grave at nearby Bladon. However you choose to spend your days, the plush guest rooms at this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winner welcome you back nicely.

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  • Staying in a former 13th-century coaching inn in the Cotswolds
  • Award-winning AA Rosette dining in the hotel's restaurant
  • Exploring nearby Blenheim Palace or visiting Churchill's grave

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