Duke Of Marlborough

Address: Woodleys, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England, OX20 1HT, United Kingdom | 4 star inn
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This 4 star inn, located on Woodleys, Woodstock, is near Blenheim Palace, The Wychwood Brewery Co Ltd, Eynsham Park, and Hanborough Haflingers.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsDuke Of Marlborough Woodstock

    Reviewed by driverj

    Memorable and great staff, rooms and pub. You are missing out if you do not stay at the Duke!

    Reviewed Mar 21, 2013
    by (5 reviews) Crestview , United States Flag of United States

    You hope when you travel abroad that your accommodations will be clean, reasonable, enjoyable and friendly. You don't always get all four in one location, but we did with the Duke of Marlborough. When we started planning our second trip to England for 2014, one of the few requirements that we had was that we would return to Oxford and that, without question, we would stay at the Duke of Marlborough. We discovered this gem by accident on the road and were taken in by the pictures of the pub, the rooms and the rate. We were not disappointed. Derek and the staff were incredibly friendly, willing to help us with our trip plans, and made us feel welcome. The food (and drink) was fantastic and the rooms great. I cannot recommend The Duke of Marlborough highly enough; it became our "local" while we were there, and I know that we will be returning whenever we are back in England.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Duke Of Marlborough Woodstock

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    Travel Blogs from Woodstock

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    A travel blog entry by lmcfarland on Sep 21, 2015

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    A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie on Aug 18, 2014

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    A travel blog entry by adamel on Jul 02, 2014

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    A travel blog entry by shadowmadow on Jul 21, 2013

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