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The Fat Fox Inn

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The Fat Fox Inn, formerly the Fox and Hounds, is a country pub with dining and accommodation in the village of Watlington on the northern edge of the Chilterns in Oxfordshire. The pub is easily accessed from the M40 at Lewknor. Watlington is only 15 miles from the heart of the City of Oxford and 35 minutes from Blenheim Palace and the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, as well as the Thameside town of Henley on Thames, home of the Royal Regatta.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Heathrow Airport43 km
Luton Airport51 km
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed here whilst on business trip. Very professional team great room clean and good value for money. If I had to eeek out negative I’d say the WiFi could be improved but all in all a very good place to stay.

Thank john d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an overnight stop here . A lovely village to explore, stunning walks close by on the RIDGEWAY. THE STAFF AT THE FAT fox could not have been more welcoming, relaxed and attentive. The food and ambience were prefect. I would thoroughly recommend. Fiona...More

Thank fionat716
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A group of friends on Motorbikes called here for Sunday Lunch in late September. They were very busy with a christening party but they got us seated and got us drinks while we waited. We all opted for the Roast Dinner that was piping hot...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A warm welcome in every sense , a smiling face greeted us and a roaring fire. Good choice of lunch time fare we had the fish and chips and the Burger, food excellent well presented. Very young staff who did an excellent job also very...More

Thank lorrainem134
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed for one night in a room in a separate building at the back of the pub. Bedroom was nice enough, but the sink was cracked, shower controls not working properly, bathroom vent fan not working, light fittings not fitted properly. Woken by people leaving...More

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Carol D
15 June 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! We do have a dog and live locally. I agree with previous responders - give them a ring. Just wanted to say that there are some great walks to enjoy nearby, Why not try The Ridgeway and Watlington Hill as two of our... More
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"Not all rooms are within the main pub building so check where yours is before booking."
_clemmyx760
12 Aug 2018
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"Upstairs and away from the road will be quieter"
ITTraveller
25 May 2018
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"Room 5 is a lovely spacious room and is upstairs in one of the barns at the back, so relatively quiet."
678katef
8 May 2018
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"Stay somewhere else"
peterandwendy595
30 Apr 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$105 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the fat fox hotel watlington
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Fox and Hounds Inn
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandWatlington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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