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Athena Guest House

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Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2015

we paid £63 per night no breakfast and we got a £63 room in comparison to other places charging £90 + this place is no palace but is definitely functional, the staff were friendly enough......although we never dined there but hey why would you your smack in the middle of cowley road........there has been many bad reviews about this place...

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London
Reviewed 28 April 2015

The chap that met us was polite enough, but the first house (255) appeared tatty and disorganised. The room we stayed in was 300 yards down the road. We saw a young person with a pit bull type dog go into a ground bedroom. The stairs up had wires falling out of plastic casings, in the room the sheets had...

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1Thank niceplaceseeker
Reviewed 4 April 2015

This 'guest house' should be reported. I arrived at the guest house to a dirty note in the window informing me to 'ring this number'. I had to wait for 30 minutes. the room was filthy and cramped. Downstairs there was a fridge with rotting food and half drank alcohol bottles. there were piles of letters strewn all over the...

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6Thank Ash_Brydges
Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I was disappointed with this hotel. On my arrival at the dirty front door, I had to read a piece of paper asking me to call the owner if there was no answer. I phoned him to be talked through finding a front door in a key safe near the floor and was told to let myself in which, as...

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3Thank Sue R
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2014

I was not at all impressed. Small cramped rooms, awful pillows. Noise from the road and pub across the road added to a terrible sleep. Couldn't even get into the 'dining room' for the very, very basic breakfast. Left a night early because I couldn't face any more sleep deprivation. The upside were the little extras, the hairdryer and straightener,...

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3Thank AndrinaP
Bedworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Stayed for one night to go to a concert at the O2 which is a few minutes walk up the road. Good basic accommodation, clean double room with en suite shower. Good breakfast although dining room somewhat cramped. Not cheap but location excellent for my visit. Would stay here again.

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Thank Rosewood1000
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The really terrible reviews appear mostly to be generated from the other property associated with this guest house. I can't speak to those experiences as we stayed at the main building at 255 Cowley Road, and it was just ok, no better than that. We had a family room which was reasonable: a double and two single beds, which were...

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1Thank BAS106
Reviewed 13 September 2014

This is by far the worst bed & breakfast I have ever had the misfortune to have stayed in.When booking I was told that there were no rooms left with an en suite bathroom.The only rooms left were to use a shared bathroom.This wasn't a problem as I've stayed in a few b&bs with shared bathrooms whilst working away.The room...

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4Thank Mlyde
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2014

I have been offered to stay with my family at a separate house where we had a family room. It was small, cramped, and dirty! Cleaners just emptied the bins, didn't hoover the floor unless told and had some strange small dead insects on the walls corners. Use of the kitchen, ok, but dirty!! Definitely not a safe place to...

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2Thank Alessia G
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Booked a family room and was horrified to let my children stay in this b&b. It felt more like squatting than anything else.The room was very small. The owner told us we can park in a nearby street but we refused since he had a space outside the house. Left without having breakfast as it was all so dirty we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Athena Guest House is a friendly, family run guest house in Oxford offering accommodation in single, twin or double, triple and family bedrooms all with washbasin facilities, tea & coffee, hairdryer & alarm clock radio, welcome trays and colour TV/DVD Player. Some room has free SKY satellite and NTL cable channels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Athena Guest House

Address: 255 Cowley Road | Cowley, Oxford OX4 1XQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $89 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Athena Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“No rooms are good”
montaguepam, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cowley Road is full of nice restaurants and shops”
korrneliusz, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“A family room may have en-suite”
ArisaMiura, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“suggest you choose a room in a different hotel!”
613pablob, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“do not stay here!”
113gemmas, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
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