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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Booked as had a wedding in Oxford Centre. Welcomed by a friendly host who showed us to our room. Room Was very tired, new carpets, but in desperate need of painting and a deep clean. Bed was old and had no support resulting in 2 very uncomforatble nights sleep. Bedding and a few small stains on and pillows and duvet... More 

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Seattle, WA
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190 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

What's with this property? Over two weeks they failed to respond to three emails and failed to answer four phone calls and my left messages. Off site ownership, staff only for breakfast, communications not monitored, systems down, too much bother?

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The room did not match the photos on line. Standard basics were well past their prime, non-functional or just broken like the shelf hanging off the wall above the sink. remote only worked to power TV on and off. Had to stand on the bed to reach and change the channel. Bathroom seemed like it had been 'cleaned' but caulking... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We arrived and entered The Ridings Guest House unsure as to what we would find due to previous reviews being so mixed but we're pleasantly surprised to find that the room was a good size with Television on the wall and wardrobes, chest of drawers and 2 armchairs. The bathroom was compact but adequate with a good supply of hot... More 

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1 Thank Jwyl2240
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This guest house is 20 minutes walk from the centre and has parking so is convenient for a trip to the city. Breakfast is not included in the price making it compare favourably with other properties when looking, this is very apparent when booking. The shower was not very powerful and felt like standing under a watering can full of... More 

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1 Thank Helen B
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I would not highly recommend this because I was never truly comfortable here. The room was okay, but needed a little cleaning. The bathroom was a little dirty, and neighbors were noisy. I felt uncomfortable often. I was grateful for the wifi, the tv, and a place to stay. The hot pot was gross though and it's a little bit... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

My daughter booked a one night stay here over the phone and spoke to a lady who was very helpful.As I am disabled she booked the fround floor double room ,gave her card payment details and was told the room was paid for and that she would recieve a conformation e mail.A few days later ahe realised the money hadnt... More 

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Thank Sue W
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

This Bnb was awful! The place smelt of cabbage, it was dark and dingy. My rooms was horrendous... The floor has clumbs of dirt/hair/ dust over it, the sink had hair in the plug hole and therefore filled up with trying to wash! The spoon for the tea was dirty! The walls were filthy. Blood spots on the sheets!! Radiator... More 

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1 Thank Cheryldilley
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61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

A modern cosy little B&B, with a very comfortable bed.Small bathroom but everything you need for a night away and close to the centre of Oxford at half the price of others we looked into.Pleasant and friendly owner ,who sorted the minor problems immediately. Would definitely recommend

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South Wales UK
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

after reading some negative reviews we were a little concerned abut what we would find on arrival but our concerns quickly dissolved as the welcome we had was vey friendly the room was rather small but very neat and clean the same can be said about the bathroom but the location was excellent,the buses were numerous but we chose to... More 

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Additional Information about The Ridings Guest House

Address: 280 Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4TA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $121 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ridings Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Room 3 - side of property but outlook is wall of house next door - Rooms at front look onto main road”
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 of 5 bubbles Jwyl2240, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Away from road”
 of 5 bubbles 613helenb, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“See the last part of my review.”
 of 5 bubbles Rob-Strat, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Request George's phone number or try to arranged for him to be at the property around the time of your arrival.”
 of 5 bubbles birgittaj309, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“the double en-suit is good”
 of 5 bubbles BennyRo, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
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