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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Total rip off, paid over £100 pounds to stay in a room where the TV didn't work and shower didn't work. When asked to change rooms or to fix either issue the staff replied it wasn't their issue. Terrible service, bad rooms and a total waste of money.

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1Thank ahutch4
Chesterfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This is an excellent hotel to explore Oxford. The rooms are a similar size to the big sensibly priced multiple roomed hotels, have the kettle, hair dryer, trouser press, toiletries etc, but in a family run hotel with a family atmosphere. The breakfasts were made to order, and personal preferences were catered for, hubby only wanted toast, I like scrambled...

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3Thank pebbles62cleethorpes
China
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The lodge is located in a quiet local community.I took the NO.3 bus to the lodge.Just 10mins.The bus stop is just in front of the lodge.The room was very cosy.I did check the shower.Because some guests complained about it.The shower was working very well now.I was impressed a lot by the free breakfast.It was tasty and healthy.The receptionist was friendly...

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2Thank lisaselencer
Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Stayed at The Balkan Lodge Hotel in Oxford and stayed in the room with the four poster bed, the room was clean but had cobwebs everywhere and the shower was useless,no water would come out and if it did, it was too hot all to cold,as you had to put taps on to make it work...!!!! disaster. Ended up having...

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1Thank iain8
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were greeted cordially by the manager and given our key. We made our own way upstairs to our room which needed redecorating as it looked tired, although very clean to be fair. We were at the front facing a main road but the double glazing helped shut noise out. At breakfast, we ordered a full English and were invited...

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1Thank ChristineT880
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a night during a trip to Oxford. Great value for money. Easy to get a bus into the city centre. Service was friendly and the full English breakfast was great!! In fact we had stayed at the crazy bear the night before and at four times the price the service here was of a much better...

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2Thank Catherine R
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We had a lovely stay at this quirky little hotel. We had the warmest welcome ever by the proprietor who was very helpful with walks etc. Just outside Oxford so ideal location. Bus stop outside hotel if you need & it's a No 3 bus which takes about 5 minutes to go into Oxford. We walked a lot which took...

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Thank Julie W
Dover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

The staff were very helpful but they charge extra for a four poster bed room when the décor is dark and messy and the mattress was like a plank of wood. I awoke with backache which only a long soak in the bath resolved slightly. The shower was less than effective.

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Thank jpoppymoore
Cheshire
Reviewed 31 March 2015

My advice, check and double check then get confirmation in writing. I booked by 'phone a couple of weeks before our trip, when we arrived we were casually informed that there was'a problem' as we had been double booked and 'it would be unfair on the other people to take their room' - even though our booking preceded theirs. I...

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Thank ShropshireTenor
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Living just down the road from the Balkan Lodge, I was forced out of my university accommodation because of a gas leak and loss of heat & hot water. I'd already heard good things about this hotel so I was happy to book three nights with my flatmate, and we were both absolutely thrilled with the experience we had. Beautiful...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Balkan Lodge Hotel

Address: 315 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 4AG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: ₹ 6,449 - ₹ 7,621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Balkan Lodge Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles D8230QYsteveb, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms a back quieter large car park as well”
 of 5 bubbles 707de, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“only book this room if dont want to shower and want a bath every day...!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles iain8, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Quieter rooms at the back. One honeymoon suite available with spa bath”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineT880, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“room 6 was ok”
 of 5 bubbles JulieW81, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
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