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Ossian Guest House

#100 of 536 B&Bs / Inns in London
Certificate of Excellence
20 Ossian Road, London N4 4EA, England
Ossian Guest House
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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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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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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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
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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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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 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stayed for four nights as we were in London for a family get together. The house is in a nice quiet road. Finsbury Park tube station a 5 minute taxi ride or if you are able , just 15 - 20 minutes walk. Our room was good, very clean and warm, the bed was particularly comfortable. John and Ann... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stayed here for a couple of days as my son lives nearby. Communication with Ann was fantastic as I asked a few questions before our arrival, and replies were always prompt and informative. We were greeted by Ann and shown to our room, which was the Jacuzzi room at the back of the house. The guest house is in a... More 

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UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed here as a couple for a long weekend. The accommodation was clean and comfortable. The hosts Ann and John were helpful; John was great to talk to over a very varied breakfast, they are both frequent travellers. The house is a 10-15 minute walk from the tube/bus station and Finsbury Park, an easy journey to central London. There... More 

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