Bay Tree Hotel
4 4 Star:
Per Person Per Night
- Situated in picturesque Burford 'The Gateway to the Cotswolds'
- Bar & Restauran
- Historic and traditional hotel
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Dating from 1584, The 4* Bay Tree Hotel is situated in picturesque Burford 'The Gateway to the Cotswolds'. It has a heritage and charm that is the essence of 'Old England'. Friendly and attentive service, gourmet cuisine, exposed beams, flagstones and crackling log fires create a homely and traditional feel.
Hotel Facilities & Services
- Total Floors Number: 2
- Total Rooms Number: 21
- Non-Smoking throughout the hotel
- Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
- Room Service Not 24hr: Yes
- Non Smoking Rooms
- Ground Floor Rooms
- Direct Dial Telephone
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Sofa Beds Children Only: 12
- Parking at Hotel Free: Yes
- Name: CHARLBURY
- Distance: 8 miles
- Name: HEATHROW
- Distance: 62 miles
- Cots/Cribs Free: No
Bar and Restaurant
Breakfast served from
- Saturday/Sunday: 08:00
- Monday to Friday: 07:30
Breakfast served to
- Saturday/Sunday: 10:00
- Monday to Friday: 09:30
- Bar in Hotel
- Restaurant in hotel
- Children's Menu available
- Types: Small dogs & cats
- Cost: £15.00 per night
- Nearest Rail Name: Charlbury Distance: 8 miles
- Nearest Airport Name: Heathrow Distance: 62 miles
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SuperBreak Customer Rating
- Overall: SuperBreak Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
- Sleep: SuperBreak Sleep Rating: 4.5 out of 5
- Breakfast: SuperBreak Breakfast Rating: 4.5 out of 5
- Staff: SuperBreak Staff Rating: 4.5 out of 5
- Location: SuperBreak Location Rating: 4.5 out of 5
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
- Overall: based on 604 reviews
- Sleep Quality:
Stay Date: 28/08/2013, a customer aged 25-44 from Dorking who stayed in this hotel wrote this review.
Lovely hotel, ambience and atmosphere! See more
Lovely hotel, ambience and atmosphere! Collapse
Overall Hotel Rating: 5 out of 5
- Destination: 4 out of 5
- Sleep: 5 out of 5
- Breakfast: 5 out of 5
- Staff: 5 out of 5
- Nature In Art: 5 out of 5
Stay Date: 28/04/2013, a customer aged 45-64 from Gotham who stayed in this hotel wrote this review.
As always the Cotswolds never fails to please. A beautiful part of England with some excellent restaurants and sights to see and friendly locals, the ideal place to relax. See more
As always the Cotswolds never fails to please. A beautiful part of England with some excellent restaurants and sights to see and friendly locals, the ideal place to relax. Collapse
Overall Hotel Rating: 4 out of 5
- Destination: 5 out of 5
- Sleep: 4 out of 5
- Breakfast: 4 out of 5
- Staff: 4 out of 5
- The Slaughters: 5 out of 5
- The Angel Burford: 5 out of 5
- The Angel: 5 out of 5
- The Bay Tree: 4 out of 5
A very pleasant stay
Stay Date: 04/2017, Hotelrep01 wrote this review.
A lovely hotel and the room was great. Breakfast excellent. Have been before and would definitely stay again. I would highly recommend this hotel and it is in a lovely location. Bonus of a car park too in such a touristy area. Easy to walk onto high … See more
A lovely hotel and the room was great. Breakfast excellent. Have been before and would definitely stay again. I would highly recommend this hotel and it is in a lovely location. Bonus of a car park too in such a touristy area. Easy to walk onto high street of Burford. Collapse
Stay Date: 04/2017, uktravellerspo12 wrote this review.
Attended Wedding in the hotel, had Wedding breakfast, stayed the night and had breakfast. We were delighted with all aspects of our stay: our room was comfortable and very nicely decorated with good quality toiletries; breakfast was very good with su… See more
Attended Wedding in the hotel, had Wedding breakfast, stayed the night and had breakfast. We were delighted with all aspects of our stay: our room was comfortable and very nicely decorated with good quality toiletries; breakfast was very good with superb Eggs Royale. The wedding, meal etc were all very good. The small town looked very attractive. In in an excellent spot. Collapse
Great couple of nights
Stay Date: 04/2017, Laura S wrote this review.
We decided to book this hotel after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor and weren't disappointed. The room was well equipped, quiet, clean and comfortable,with a large bathroom. Our only criticism is that the shower could have been a bit better.....th… See more
We decided to book this hotel after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor and weren't disappointed. The room was well equipped, quiet, clean and comfortable,with a large bathroom. Our only criticism is that the shower could have been a bit better.....the water flow was fairly weak and it was difficult to get the temperature right. The staff were great from start to finish, and there was a wonderful breakfast selection. We didn't eat in the restaurant, but did stop off in the bar one evening when returning from a day out, which we found to be very inviting, with a couple of logs fires going and a lovely ambiance. Collapse
Overnight stay for three with dinner and breakfast
Stay Date: 04/2017, Nicola P wrote this review.
The "Bay Tree" is beautifully presented, fully refurbished, historic hotel building - formerly an Elizabethan private house - with attentive staff,charming, traditionally furnished rooms and an impressive dining room overlooking a delightful gar… See more
The "Bay Tree" is beautifully presented, fully refurbished, historic hotel building - formerly an Elizabethan private house - with attentive staff,charming, traditionally furnished rooms and an impressive dining room overlooking a delightful garden. Expectations were consequently very high as we looked forward to dinner in the glamorous dining room after a celebratory bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. The only note of concern at this point was the disappointment of the sandwiches we ordered for lunch. The menu description of the local cheddar and ham rather oversold compared the grated cheese (!) and uninteresting ham and cheese slice sandwiches which arrived. Ignoring this we went ahead with our evening booking for the restaurant. After the champagne and some acceptable canapés, we order from the detailed and very descriptive 'à la carte' menu. One odd note was that he wine list showed no vintage years for any of the (rather expensive) wines. When the starters came we had a real shock. We had ordered one offered as being with pork filet one with tuna and one with turbot - described in mouth watering terms on the menu. What came was barely a mouthful on each plate with tuna the size of a ten P piece on one serving and a tiny sliver of what was I presume turbot (there was not enough to know what it was) on another. Seasoning was totally absent and the whole starter 'event' was over in seconds for all three of us. Frankly,we were close to laughter! However, the only comment we made to the waitress when asked 'how it was',was on the surprisingly tiny size of the entrees- her response was to ask if we wanted any more! A little shocked, we declined - it was hardly a 'help yourself' buffet we had ordered! For the main course I had ordered a roast filet of beef dish for nearly £5 extra, which was well cooked but again unseasoned and small but I was fortunate in having at least that to eat. The few accompanying bits and pieces had no seasoning and frankly I could not tell what they were supposed to be, although one was apparently a snail (tasteless - and I love snails). My wife's Guinea Fowl made no impression whatever - the tiny portion on her plate hardly resembled any presentation of a bird we know well. The pasta vegetarian dish would have been acceptable - had we been in an urban high street spaghetti house rather than a country hotel restaurant, pitching at the 'fine dine' end of the market. A vegetable side dish appeared to be a pre-prepared mixed pack. probably frozen and microwaved on the very firm side - once again no seasoning whatever. We worked the pepper and salt mills very hard during this evening. We approached the dessert with little enthusiasm although the cheese plate was acceptable. The other desserts were too cold straight from the fridge and took a long time to arrive by which time we had lost interest. The bill for this experience was £38 a head plus £4.95 extra for my beef filet - around £122.95 with wine an extra £31.50 - total £154.45 without any coffee or aperitif. The large dining room had only four or five tables occupied on a Friday night. Breakfast was the last shot at a decent offering. The buffet was very attractively presented but the cooked breakfast took its time coming, although there were only a few people waiting and the ' full English 'was once again subject to very tight portion control - one small rasher of bacon a few beans, half a tomato, a tiny morsel of black pudding, some egg and a lonely mushroom. The scrambled egg was light but tasteless and watery. The cafetière coffee had been stewing in its insulated pot. I had ordered a kipper - what came were two small rectangular portions of the " boil in a bag" variety without head, tail or bones - obtainable from any supermarket. With the superb decor and setting this ought to be one of the best hotel restaurants in the area. I can only say that if food is not really that important to you, by all means enjoy the lovely bedrooms, the tasteful period surroundings and the welcoming staff - but an expensive hotel which offers 'quality' food for me has to be a total experience, not just a matter of decor, so if you are hungry and enjoy quality food that looks and tastes like the descriptions on the Menu - eat elsewhere! Collapse
Wonderful sunny break Burford in Burford at this he Bay Tree Hotel
Stay Date: 04/2017, anon362 wrote this review.
The hotel was well placed for easy access to Burford shops, tea rooms etc. Very quiet location off the main thoroughfare. The hotel staff were very accommodating. Nothing was too much trouble. Accommodation was excellent, comfortable and clean. The m… See more
The hotel was well placed for easy access to Burford shops, tea rooms etc. Very quiet location off the main thoroughfare. The hotel staff were very accommodating. Nothing was too much trouble. Accommodation was excellent, comfortable and clean. The menu was varied with interesting selection of excellent food. We would certainly stay there again. Collapse
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