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Ossian Guest House

#126 of 541 B&Bs / Inns in London
Certificate of Excellence
20 Ossian Road, London N4 4EA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ilkey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed at the Ossian Guest House at the same time as the report below, entitled "Dont book if you want to sleep etc...." I would like to be make the following observations:- We all know that reviews in Trip Advisor can be open to abuse but in the main I believe they are true and accurate reports of experiences... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely house, friendly & family run, very comfortable and was the icing on my London visit. The hosts were knowedgefull about London & made a fantastic breakfast that was enjoyed with a variety of choice and a quirky selection of tableware. Definitely started our day brightly.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister booked two rooms for myself and my partner, mother and partner for two nights for her wedding weekend. The guesthouse appears to be very nice from the pictures on the website and was near to the wedding in Highgate so we were looking forward to a relaxing stay... Unfortunately our stay was far from relaxing. Upon arrival from... More 

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robbenlondon, Owner at Ossian Guest House, responded to this review

There are so many untruths in this review that I am not even going to attempt to deal with them individually.Suffice to say one wonders the real motivation of this young couple who didn't mention that they quitely walked out without paying on departure until his mother called them back. More 

Corvallis, Oregon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We visited for 5 nights, and were very pleased with our stay. Both of the rooms we had were comfortable,and the beds were nice. The bathrooms are a bit small by American standards, but nice and clean. John and Ann were very helpful and full of information and served great breakfasts. Would recommend to anyone looking for a quiet, convenient... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Stayed one night in the French room would not recommend this to anyone. The rim of the shower base was absolutely filthy the chrome was pealing off the shower frame itself slider missing off the shower door with screw pocking through. Bed was very uncomfortable.The rest of the room was clean. Went down to breakfast pulled my chair out and... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I satyed a here a year ago and recently booked a colleague in there for a week long stay . Nice clean rooms with lots of character and friendly staff . Outside the bus stop is very handy as you can geta bus to finsbury park station it takes arouind 5 minutes and then victoria line into central London journey... More 

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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed at the end of January for two nights to attend a birthday party in crouch end with grandaughter & daughter in-law the place was as cold inside as it was outside,no hot water on Saturday at 1600 hours so we were late going out whilst waiting for water to get hot which it never did.Hard grey towels,breakfast on cold... More 

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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Had two nights at the Ossian. It's a lovely, quirky place to stay. The hosts were wonderful.the breakfasts were great. The room was really comfortable. We don't usually stay in guesthouses, preferring hotels, but with places like the Ossian, we may change our choices in future.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Superb Setting Comfy Bed Excellent Breakfast Fantastic Hosts Surrounded by Quality Restaurants Booked To Stay Again On Next Trip To Area. Perfection Value For Money Excellent Coffee Fantastic All Round Lovely Area Beautiful Residence Perfect For Commuting Loved it Thank you

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I had booked a room in August for my in laws to stay during the Christmas period only to discover 3 days before Christmas that the booking was not made and that the Owners were going to go to Kent on Christmas Day and the guest house was going to be closed. The Owners' excuse was that the booking was... More 

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robbenlondon, Owner at Ossian Guest House, responded to this review

this was never a confirmed booking sorry More 

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