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29 reviews
Snipe Barn is a delightful contemporary conversion, with a Cotswold stone wall enclosure.
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6 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Bampton, Oxfordshire, England

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Demzi
Great Missenden
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Outstanding property, fabulous location, couldn't recommend highly enough!”
Reviewed 27 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

My 10 friends & I stayed at Snipe Barn last weekend and had a fabulous time. The barn is of the highest standard, spotlessly clean with every amenity you could ask for. Fergus & Pippa were both so helpful and welcoming. The location is great, we took a taxi into Oxford for the evening which is around 20 minutes away.

As a wheelchair user, the barn was perfect in that respect, flat access in with only a tiny step to some of the bedrooms. Spacious parking for everyone and ample seating both in the living area and kitchen.

We enjoyed Snipe barn so much that we plan to go back next year :)

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Liked best: The overall high standard of the property.
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups People with pets
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: Spacious rooms and ease of access
Liked least: Shop, pub and restaurant facilities are not within comfortable walking distance so a vehicle is essential, but that is the price you pay for the rural tranquility
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2012 for a stay in July 2012

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Liked best: Relaxing, attractive space both inside and outside the house. Peace and quiet.
Liked least: There was nothing I didnt like.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Langley
Reviewed 10 March 2012 for a stay in March 2012

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Liked best: Quiet location, high quality interior, great facilities, comfy beds!
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2011 for a stay in October 2011

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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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KentishMa...
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Luxury and Tranquillity”
Reviewed 21 August 2011 for a stay in August 2011

We stayed at Snipe Barn for a weekend (Friday - Monday) prior to being able to continue our fortnight's family holiday in our first selection, Rose Barn, which was not available until Monday. This is a lovely property, beautifully converted, in an idyllic and peaceful location half an hour from Oxford and quite literally in the "middle of nowhere". The property has a large paddock garden, accessible from the kitchen/dining room which makes it ideal for small children to play out whilst being easily watched over. There's a modern range cooker, making it possible to cook for large numbers, and ample bathrooms for a party crossing the generations. The owner, Fergus, and his manager, Pippa were both very welcoming and helpful (and the cake was very much appreciated on our arrival!). We would thoroughly recommend this property.

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Liked best: Quiet location,internal/external space, overall comfort
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London
Reviewed 30 June 2011 for a stay in June 2011

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Travelling group: With Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Young singles Friends getaway
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Families with teenagers
Tourists Large groups
Luxury-minded travelers
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