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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For these prices don't expect a five star visit. However, our room was really comfortable, clean and spacious. Parking was provided and the hosts were really accommodating. A 5 min taxi ride into town, too.

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Thank Will B
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I was told to go down the road to house 353. The room appeared clean but on going to bed we discovered bed bugs, when it was too late to leave. We had to google it to find out what they were. On return home we have had to destroy luggage in case we brought them back. Not a nice... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Read 'Odd just Odd' review and I agree with all of it. I was also directed to another building with a set of keys. On opening the door I was greeted to the sight of several oriental gentlemen with no shirts on, and the ground floor rooms doors open with mirrors positioned to watch you enter the building. The overwhelming... More 

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Lebanon, Indiana
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Arriving at the Athena guesthouse, we were taken aback at how poorly kept the property was outside. The sign was faded, paint cracking, and generally untidy and unclean. The pictures we had seen through the online booking site we used were clearly out of date. Nevertheless, we hoped for the best. We had confirmed our arrival time with the owner,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We paid over £100 per night for this hotel. We arrived at 6pm given keys and told our room wasn't in the main building but in a separate house just down the road (or so they said) it was a good 10 minute walk with the only directions being "next to the second bus stop" no one offered to show... More 

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Thank Dayna M
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Ended up at this guest house due to a mix up with overbooking. Bad, shared bathroom, not good for the price! Very disappointing and seemed poor value for the price which wasn't particularly cheap. Location wasn't the best either.

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Thank stephlane12
Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

When we arrived we were shown into a back room by Jack and asked to write out our details on a piece of paper. Jack told us that breakfast was not included (thank goodness!) and we would have to go to the pub over the road. We were led out of building to building over the road. Accommodation very poor... More 

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1 Thank montaguepam
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I booked a room for 2 nights stay only. The service was excellent. The hotel was clean and overall the staff were welcoming. Also the price was fair and worth it. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking to stay for a few days and explore Oxford!

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Thank Geldi M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I booked 2 rooms at this accommodation purely for a quick nights stay over a I needed something cheep & cheerful (or so I thought) a stones throw away from the festival I was attending in South Park with friends. Good points: 1- having to cancel 1 of the rooms due to unforeseen circumstances of friends not being able to... More 

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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Pros: Overall cleanliness is a plus; the towels were daily changed and the staff was very polite and helpful. Cons: Slightly expensive for the money I've paid. Also, it is situated near of a junction on one of the most crowded streets, so can be very noisy in the morning or far in the night. But, the soundproof windows made... More 

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  • Free Parking
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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: ₹ 4,391 - ₹ 7,147 (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”
 of 5 bubbles montaguepam, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cowley Road is full of nice restaurants and shops”
 of 5 bubbles korrneliusz, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“A family room may have en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles ArisaMiura, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“suggest you choose a room in a different hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles 613pablob, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“do not stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles 113gemmas, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
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