Macdonald Bear Hotel

Park Street


Very good

Based on 897 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 18.00 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 10.00 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 15.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express; cash is not accepted
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Check-in Special Instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests checking in after 11 PM will need to ring the bell for check-in assistance upon arrival.

Minimum Age



General description

An original 13th century coaching inn, Macdonald Bear Hotel has a long tradition for a friendly comfortable accomodation, featuring open fireplaces and old oak beams. The extensively refurbished meeting and conference centre, complete with state of the art facilities, is complemented by the hotel's award winning restaurant and atmospheric bar.The Bear Hotel exudes warmth and cosiness, perfect if you want to escape from it all and treat yourself to some good old fashioned hospitality.


Macdonald Bear Hotel is centrally located in Woodstock, a 1-minute walk from Oxfordshire Museum and 12 minutes by foot from Blenheim Palace. This 4-star hotel is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Cotswolds and 7.2 mi (11.5 km) from University of Oxford.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Oxfordshire Museum - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Blenheim Palace - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Cotswolds - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
University of Oxford - 11.5 km / 7.2 mi
Rousham House and Gardens - 11.8 km / 7.4 mi
St. Anthony's College - 12 km / 7.5 mi
St. Anne's College - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi
Green Templeton College - 12.2 km / 7.6 mi
St Cross College - 12.8 km / 7.9 mi
Pitts Rivers Museum - 12.9 km / 8 mi
Oxford University Museum of Natural History - 13 km / 8.1 mi
Ashmolean Museum - 13 km / 8.1 mi
Worcester College - 13 km / 8.1 mi
Keble College - 13 km / 8.1 mi
Oxford Playhouse - 13 km / 8.1 mi

The nearest major airport is Oxford (OXF) - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi


Enjoy British cuisine at The Restaurant, a restaurant which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Full breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 10 AM for a fee.


Make yourself at home in one of the 54 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and coffee/tea makers.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include express check-out, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Woodstock? This hotel has facilities measuring 1937 square feet (180 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


This property is closed from December 26 2020 to May 16 2021 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Concierge

  • Conference room

  • Restaurant

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Parking

  • Wedding services


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
Front desk services
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Business centre
  • Conference room
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
  • Wedding services
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Does Macdonald Bear Hotel offer free breakfast?

    No, Macdonald Bear Hotel does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Macdonald Bear Hotel have non-smoking rooms

    No, Macdonald Bear Hotel doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Macdonald Bear Hotel provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Macdonald Bear Hotel have a swimming pool?

    No, Macdonald Bear Hotel does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Macdonald Bear Hotel have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Macdonald Bear Hotel does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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