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    Bear Hotel

    Market Place, Wantage OX12 8AB, England
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (29)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good25%
    • Average29%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “market square” (11 reviews)
    “car park” (12 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 208 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Went with friends for Sunday lunch. Plenty of meat, potatoes were beautiful and a nice selection of veg. Restaurant was lovely and clean and the staff were very friendly. would definitely recommend. went back again on Tuesday evening, and again had a lovely meal. Food...More

    Thank Jayneoxfordshire
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Not sure if enough space ! We tired so hard to love the place ! Reception was cluttered , staff efficient in a so so kind of way , no zip zap !! even premier Inn staff are better dressed. Décor and furnishings sad, stair...More

    Thank iris c
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had travelled to the Wantage area at short notice and with no prearranged place to stay overnight. We contacted a number of places recommended on Trip Advisor but they were full. However, the Bear Hotel, which is situated on the main town square, had...More

    Thank Poppadoc5748
    Reviewed 31 August 2017

    A really friendly welcome on our arrival to meet up with our Australian relatives.-the purpose of our visit. It is an old building,but every member of staff was so helpful. The food was excellent-great breakfast! Thanks to all.

    1  Thank Moira H
    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    Arrived on market day - very difficult to park. Staff were initially very helpful, however following day we were told we had missed breakfast as we were one minute late. Nice reception area but rooms were dated and dusty. Wouldn't return again.

    1  Thank starrynight85
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    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$93 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Oxfordshire >
    • Vale of White Horse >
    • Wantage
    • Also Known As
    • Bear Hotel Wantage
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    Traveller (29)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    24 May 2017|
    Response from Egypt1206 | Reviewed this property |
    Unlikely there is anywhere for that length of time but the council car park is 3/400 yards away. Don't know anywhere that you'll be ok other than there.
    1 November 2016|
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    Response from Davidwineoclock | Reviewed this property |
    All inclusive so not sure. Sorry
    Room Tips
    "I haven't had a room, but it's a very old building but very clean,and right in the centre of the..."
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    "Pot luck, I won't be returning."
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    "Rooms facing the inner court arre to be preferred."
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    "Try and eat in actual restaurant"
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