We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 525 London B&Bs / inns

Ossian Guest House

Save Saved
You added Ossian Guest House to your Saves list
20 Ossian Road, London N4 4EA, England
Hotel amenities
Ossian Guest House
Ranked #64 of 525 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in London
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

148 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    88
    43
    6
    6
    5
See reviews for
38
62
21
15
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (17)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ossian Guest House twice and and truly appreciated both stays. The place is beautiful and very clean in a calm neighborhood and the guests are very welcoming. You can go to the centre of London pretty quickly, this makes it a good place to stay for visiting London or for work.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a family wedding and were delighted with the location, the warm welcome, and the great service. We stayed in the jacuzzi room, and made full use of the facilities :). The bed was comfortable, and we had a good sleep both nights. The breakfast offered plenty of choice, and they even accommodated us when we appeared... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I was delighted by the quirkiness of the decor. So colourful and cheerful - as were the host and hostess. The breakfast table provided a great start to the day - both to the eye and to the palate. The bed in the Rose room was comfortable though I only experienced this from on top rather than under the covers... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Hampshire
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Ann & John's home is in the Northern end of London away from all the hustle and noise of central London. This is just what we were looking for. It was conveniently located close to the bus / tube. John went out of his way to be sure you knew where you were going and giving helpful hints. The rooms... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Our stay at the Ossian Guest house was marvelous. Ann and John welcomed us in a very tasteful and very 'English’ house (we stayed in the Rose Room) in the North of London. This was a perfect starting point for the many activities that we had planned for the weekend (bus stop down the street, brings you in five minutes... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The only place my wife and I stay when in London--a reasonably priced and extremely comfortable place in a great neighborhood in North London. Ann and John are warm and welcoming hosts, the rooms are quiet and nicely appointed, breakfast encompasses a range of tastes, Cannot recommend enough.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed at this Guest House last weekend and found the whole experience a pleasant one. Located in a quiet area of Crouch End, just a 10 minute walk into the town which has all the amenities you need. On arrival we were quickly shown to our room appropriately named the "Jacuzzi Room". A decent sized room located at the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stayed at the Ossian Guest House with a work colleague for two nights whilst working in nearby Highgate. Ann and John both greeted us on arrival, showed us around and gave great information about the local area and where to go for meals. The guest house is set in a quiet terrace and we found parking (in a large van)... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I had attempted to arrange a stay at the Ossian guest house as it was conveniently located for an event I was to teach at in London. Having made contact with the owner through the website, I confirmed by E-mail that I would like to stay on the specified date, and asked for the PayPal details. Once she'd sent those... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
robbenlondon, Owner at Ossian Guest House, responded to this review

I do completely understand how frustrating it must have been to discover your booking has not been confirmed & I myself would be upset, I do apologise for that. It is not in my interests to cause people any trouble or problems. I do feel it is worth mentioning that in this instance though, I simply did not receive the... More

Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

It was great to sit around the table at Ossian Guest House with other travellers while enjoying a cordial breakfast – and what a breakfast table! (See pic taken early my final morning). I stayed in the Rose Room and it was excellent. Buses, trains and underground are within walking distance and the local area has the atmosphere of village,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Ossian Guest House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Ossian Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ossian Guest House

Address: 20 Ossian Road, London N4 4EA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Also Known As:
Ossian Guest House Hotel London
Ossian Guest House London, England

14 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (9)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in
any neighborhood
in London with
any amenities