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Athena Guest House

1.2 km from Oxford centre
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
255 Cowley Road | Cowley, Oxford OX4 1XQ, England
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    All reviews short trip into town nice pub enjoyed my stay budget hotel cowley
    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...More

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    Reviewed 3 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...More

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    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...More

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    Reviewed 23 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...More

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    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...More

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    ChiariMartina
    Hi! I was searching for an hostel in Oxford and I am very interested in yours, so I have a question: is the hostel open at night? If it is not, is there a curfew to respect? Thank you, best regards.
    12 July 2016|
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    Room Tips
    "No rooms are good"
    montaguepam, 9 months agoRead review
    "Cowley Road is full of nice restaurants and shops"
    korrneliusz, 10 months agoRead review
    "A family room may have en-suite"
    ArisaMiura, 11 months agoRead review
    "suggest you choose a room in a different hotel!"
    Pablo B, over a year agoRead review
    "do not stay here!"
    Gemma S, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't bother even going there!"
    Emma W, over a year agoRead review
    "opt for a ground floor room looking over the cowley road if your a people observer you will enjoy the..."
    roanie21, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't stay here."
    lauritaox82, over a year agoRead review
    "I stayed in room 5, it was fine."
    chrisy_90, over a year agoRead review
    "Try a different guest house."
    Alex W, over a year agoRead review
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