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The Railway Inn

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The Railway Inn is a Traditional English Pub, Restaurant with 10 Rooms 3 star Bed and Breakfast accommodation. We are situated adjacent to Culham Railway Station. Local to Abingdon and Didcot. Culham Science Centre is a short walk from us. All the rooms are en-suite. There are 4 Double rooms, 3 Twin rooms, 2 Family rooms and a Double de Luxe. Room prices are inclusive of breakfast which is cooked to order. The Railway Inn has a Restaurant/Lounge Bar which serves a menu from Steaks, Home made Pies to simple Ham and Egg. No food is served after 3pm Sunday until 6pm Monday evening. The seperate Public Bar has a TV for BT sports and other programmes. Occasional Parties on Saturday nights if requested. Winners of Best of Abingdon 2016 and 2017.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Charming
HOTEL CLASS
107Reviews
33Photos
1Q+A
28Room tips
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Think fawlty towers...the older staff members were unhelpful and quite rude on occassion.The family room on ground floor is right next to the toilets in the bar and absolutely stinks. Bring some ear plugs if you dont want to be woken at 4am by the trains that stop at the station
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Response from paulineddavidson, Owner at The Railway Inn
Responded 12 Dec 2018
The Railway Inn is next to a Railway Line which would be expected surely. The reason for the smell was explained to your colleague and I offered to find another hotel and refund his money which he declined, so I would say it wasn't so bad.I am pleased you have decided not to return. Every other word a swear word and headboards pulled from the wall is also not helpful and a complete disregard of the other guest, locals and my property which could be classed as criminal damage. Shame the going out of the way to make a roast dinner for you doesn't have any effect on you. Kind regards Pauline
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We stayed here for just one night while attending a party nearby.What a lovely quirky B & B. Winding staircase, rooms here and there - simply marvelous!! The staff were friendly and helpful and the breakfast was excellent.We'd love to go back and actually spend more time in the
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Response from paulineddavidson, Owner at The Railway Inn
Responded 13 Nov 2018
Hi glad you enjoyed your short stay and of course we would also like you to return to enjoy the fun we have here. Thank you
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Stayed here on the 1st of November for my AM2 exam. Where do I start!?Highly recommended this place! ALL staff were amazing, room was lovely, breakfast was spot on. All round brilliant!! Would highly recommend to anyone
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Response from paulineddavidson, Owner at The Railway Inn
Responded 3 Nov 2018
So pleased you had a great stay with us. Hope you passed your exam and are on your way with your career. Thank you so much for being so kind in reviewing us
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We have just returned from a lovely couple of days staying here, we had a lovely welcome and were made to feel at home. We booked the deluxe room that was clean and very well appointed. The coffee machine was lovely to have in the room. We ate both nights in the pub along with
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Response from paulineddavidson, Owner at The Railway Inn
Responded 24 Sep 2018
Hi, thank you for being such lovely people to meet. So pleased you had a good stay. We do our best to help people feel comfortable in their surroundings an be as helpful as we can. The staff are all friendly and like to meet people. Thanks for this lovely review
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I was booked in here at short notice on a business trip, and very pleased too! It's a lovely little pub with well-appointed,clean rooms, very friendly and helpful staff and great, straightforward food. The only downside is the proximity of the Oxford railway line, with the
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Response from paulineddavidson, Owner at The Railway Inn
Responded 14 Sep 2018
Thank you for your kind review. We like meeting people so it's easy to be friendly, it also helps people to relax in their surroundings. Maybe see you again when in the area
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I`m pretty much sure they did have Wi fi & it was free, we was not there for much of the day but a lovely family run place. Just ask when you book in, they are all friendly. Enjoy your stay. Hope it helps.
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"All rooms involve several staircases."
"Rooms 8-10 are at the back so the noise from the trains won't be quite as bad."
"Higher floors have steep stairs, some rooms have much easier access, ask the owners about easy access rooms."
"Express & Freight Trains roar through the station yards away but do not stop"
"Light sleepers might request a room away from the trains. Not easy as the station is next door. Didn't bother me, I'm a bit deaf anyway."
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PRICE RANGE
US$115 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandCulham
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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