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76% would recommend it to a friend
Nice pub, decent staff.
Rooms very much an afterthought and really grotty. Radiator thermostat dysfuntion in my tiny single room, with tiny window (Room10), meant sauna-like temperatures until heating went off at midnight. Then wakened at 0530 as heat rose steadily again. I left at about 0615 as temperature unbearable Numerous emails exchanged with a manager who was competely unsympathetic. His best offer was £10 off the £45 charge, but then burgled my debit card for the full £45. Such a false economy too; if he had been sympathetic and refunded all or a significant portion of the fee, I'd have been genuinely tempted to visit the pub with friends in the future. I won't be going back.
The Talbot Inn
Excellent value will be back.
Wonderful included breakfast with beautifully cooked poached eggs. Only two small criticisms, very creaky beds, and shower had black mold.
Room was comfortable and generally clean (few cobwebs in the corners of the bathroom).
Staff were very friendly and welcoming. We booked an evening meal for the night that we stayed, which I would highly recommend, as it was reasonably priced, substantial, and very delicious.
The Talbot Inn
Excellent Service, friendly staff, room (7) is very pleasant.
Clean and comfortable, Food is excellent. The address suggest it's near Witney, this is a 6 miles away. It is nearer Eynsham which is only a 5-10 mins walk.
We used to stay at The Talbot fairly regularly and were always impressed with the service, the food and the cleanliness of the rooms but have not done so over the past 3 years or so until 27th December this year.
I booked on-line through Late Rooms.com and had an immediate confirmation of our booking on December 6th. Unfortunately, when we arrived on December 27th, the Talbot had no record of our booking. Fortunately, the staff were able to juggle the bookings to give us a Twin Room (I had booked a Double Room). However, the en-suite bathroom floor was not very clean (a muddy footprint near the wash basin and grubby marks on the floor round the toilet and in the corners of the bathroom). None of these marks was cleaned during our two-day stay (sadly, not impressed!) On checking out, I found that two burgers and two soft drinks had been added to our bill which we definitely did not order. However, the staff accepted my word that we had not ordered these and the items were deducted from our bill.
Whitney David Cameron's constituency
Stayed as a late selection at 6pm and arrived at 9.30 pm after a long drive from up North.
Price of £65 for two persons including breakfast is very reasonable and the room was of a good standard. Stayed at the Travel lodge at Peartree last month and after staying at the Talbot would not go back to the travel lodge brand. For price and quality they are worlds apart and the travelodge had gone up to £85 when I checked. Rush purchase pleasantly surprised nothing was too much trouble from a friendly informative staff.
A pleasant experience
Enjoyed the stay and would go again
A country pub in a pleasant situation with easy access to Oxford by bus and car.
The staff were very helpful with our queries regarding visiting Oxford.
The bedroom was clean and comfortable. I would have felt safer if the outside door , leading to our bedrooms, could be shut and locked
Staff very friendly welcome .
Room cold heating could of been put on, beds very creaky, tiles in shower and cubicle needed deep clean and regrouting. Excellent shower good pressure and hot. Food excellent lovely bar with logburner .Breakfast cooked had plenty of options. We would go back there.
Booked a double room but got a twin.
Just pushed the by beds together but not the point. Staff were very nice and welcoming and helofull. Apart from getting a twin instead of a double the door knob on the wardrobe and coasters on bedside cabinet were sticky but I thinks they are trivial things. Room and end suite were big. Bed very clean as was bathroom. The best thing about the stay was the staff.