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“Very comfortable, clean and tidy B&B/pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Fox

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The Fox
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Chipping Norton
London
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48 reviews
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“Very comfortable, clean and tidy B&B/pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2011

Centrally located in the main town square, but still with ample parking accessible round the back, the Fox Hotel offers everything you could want for a country pub hotel. Room 6 is a very nice room, nicely refurbished and well appointed. Spacious bathroom with all the amenities. Very old building with sloping floors, full of character. The owners are very hospitable, giving you a key to the front door of the pub if you come back late. The breakfast was very good, and you were offered whatever you wanted, cooked to order. Was a very nice fry-up included in the price. All in all, no problems at all here. Word of advise if you are staying here to go to a wedding, make sure you book your taxis well in advance as we found out there are not many taxi companies and you will not find one on the night!!!

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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2011

We stood 5 nights at The Fox in Chipping Norton, we thought it would be a strategic place to stay while sightseeing the amazing region and it did not let us down. The 16th century construction is gorgeous. We were given the choice between two rooms, both very comfortable, and we chose the one in the picture above, very silent. The other was green, beautiful and with a view but there was roadwork in progress so we chose the red one (room six). We had a complete bathroom with a tub, and amenities. The owners (Lou and John) couldn't be nicer, they went out of their way to make sure we had a wonderful time, they gave us accurate advise about transportation, restaurants in the area, attractions in the region, opening times, etc, so kind!
Great breakfast, made to your taste and preferences. And they offer lunch as well, which I can say was excellent, their cook is really something. Pity they don't offer dinner. The pub is lovely, with a variety of beers and the locals are all very nice and chatty.
We'd love to go back and if we can make it, The Fox is our home in the Cotswolds region.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2010

Friendly pub/hotel. Great location in the heart of Chipping Norton. Rooms attractive and very clean. Staff friendly and welcoming. Only downside is that they don't do evening meals but there are plenty of places to eat within walking distance. Great place to stay.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2010

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night as we were attending a wedding in the area. When looking for somewhere to stay, we were really glad to find The Fox as it was only £70 for the room and we could stay for 1 night. Everywhere else we had looked at required a min 2 night stay at this time of year.

The pub itself was pretty average and did have that 'kitchen fat' smell about it. Fortunately this was undetectable in the rooms. Our room was lovely and had obviously been renovated quite recently. Towels, tea & coffe etc... all great. Bathroom was fine, new floor and a lick of paint, but the bathroom suite was obviously quite old. Still it was clean and all functioned well and we wouldn't have expected anything more for the money. The pillows were quite uncomfortable so if you're fussy I'd advise taking your own.

Breakfast was ok, I'd been expecting better given the previous reviews on here, and there was plenty of tea and coffee.

The land lord was very helpful and upon asking about what time we needed to check out he told us that noone was staying in our room the next night so just to take our time.

All in all a good place to stay and we'd definately stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2010

The Fox was very clean and tidy, the rooms were lovely and the staff very friendly and helpful. Very reasonably priced, would defiantly stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2010

A friendly place to stay staff couldn't have been nicer, made to feel like a local in the bar. Exellent breakfast and the beer ain't half bad. Room clean, comfortable and quiet, we will be back. I can't understand the negative reviews we found everything positive

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled as a couple
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Wyvern
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2010

If you like proper pubs ,with, in our case, a tastefully furnished, comfortable en suite bedroom(70 pounds-room 2) and a properly home cooked full English breakfast ,served with a smile, then The Fox is worthy of consideration. There is a little traffic noise from the front bedrooms, but you are centrally located in this charming town. The Landlord was notably welcoming-we arrived much earlier than scheduled but this wasn't a problem

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Fox
Address: Market Place, Chipping Norton OX7 5DD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Chipping Norton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Chipping Norton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fox 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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