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“Excellent!!!”
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The Dashwood Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Kirtlington
Certificate of Excellence
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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“Excellent!!!”
Reviewed 6 March 2014

A friend and I wanted to visit Bicester Designer Village, staying nearby the night before so we were there for an early start to the day, I looked on line and found The Dashwood! How lucky we were from the start, fresh clean modern room with every thing needed for a really comfortable stay also very good car parking, as two ladies on their own we felt really safe. The evening meal was delicious, well cooked and the service really was first class, their breakfast sets you up for the day too!. Scott the manager and his team were so welcoming, nothing was too much trouble, will definitely return to this lovely hotel.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2014

We stayed at The Dashwood for one night. Scott and his staff were welcoming and helpful for our entire stay. The rooms are spacious and modern and the breakfast was lovely. We ate in the restaurant on the evening and loved the food. We would definitely recommend The Dashwood and will visit again!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

My wife and I stayed here on a B&B basis when we were attending the 50th Birthday bash of a good friend. The room was pleasant, clean and well presented. It was equipped with tea and coffee, TV and wifi and the various bathroom products that would be expected of a £100 a night accommodation. I have to say that we didn't find the bed that comfortable. Breakfast was very good with an excellent service. Kirtlington is a quiet, unassuming little village that, apart from a couple of pubs, doesn't have much to offer other than being very well placed for a visit to Oxford.

Room Tip: The location is very quiet but rooms above the bar will be noisier.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Faversham, Kent
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

We first stayed at the Dashwood seven years ago and when we returned for our second visit at the weekend we were happy to see that the quality of the decor in the rooms had been kept to a nice standard. We were made to feel very welcome by Stuart when we arrived and immediately relaxed into our spacious room. The Dashwood has a great atmostphere - to some it is unclear how to classify the place (hotel, restaurant with rooms etc) but I would recommend spending less time worry about that and more time enjoying the relaxed feel of the place. My husband and I work all waking hours and often find it hard to relax but we felt so refreshed after our one night stay at the Dashwood.

We love the touch of luxury that we get at the Dashwood - the valentines sharing meal was lovely. The service was great and we did not feel rushed considering we were having a romantic meal. The bar is quite small but we were comfortable in there for drinks before our meal.

The only one negative thing I would say is that some of the female staff are not as personable as Stuart but this would not deter me from going again and is something that could be worked on.

We would definitely stay again and were looking to book a longer break in the near future.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Nelson Bay, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2014

If you are looking a comfortable and friendly stay in a quiet country village hotel look no further. A well run little hotel far from the madding crowds of Oxford a mere 30 minutes away. Friendly and helpful staff, affectionately known to the locals as The Dash offering a wide selection of meals a la carte or set course in the restaurant.
The executive double, room 2 in the main building was spacious and extremely comfortable.
The downstairs pub in the evenings is cosy and fills up later in the evening with a few locals.
Overall a highly recommended modern country village hotel.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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Wales
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

We have stayed before after shopping at Bicester Village Outlet as we had done on this occasion. We stayed in room 6 which was spacious and clean with a comfortable bed. The bathroom was large with bath and shower.

Dinner in the restaurant was very tasty, mushroom fricassee followed by homemade steak and kidney pie. Together with a nice bottle of red wine

Thank you Scott and all of the staff for a comfortable stay.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

I stayed at the Dashwood this week for the first time. The room was spacious and comfortable and the staff helpful and friendly. However, my main reason for going back to The Dashwood in the future is the excellent food. Myself and 5 colleagues ate in the hotel restaurant and each one of us had a superb meal. The breakfast in the morning was equally as good.
I will definitely be staying again.

Room Tip: Room 7 is a twin bed room with a massive wet room fitted out for disabled guests.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Paul B
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Property: The Dashwood Hotel
Address: Heyford Rd, South Green, Kirtlington OX5 3HJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Kirtlington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Kirtlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — The Dashwood Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestling in the beautiful North Oxfordshire village of Kirtlington 0X5 3HJ near Bicester, The Dashwood Hotel is a historic grade II listed coaching house now serving as a restaurant and bar with hotel rooms. The surrounding area offers a wealth of sights, activities and heritage with Oxford, Woodstock's Blenheim Palace and the popular Bicester Village Designer Outlet Shopping Centre all on the doorstep. ... more   less 
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