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The Ridings Guest House

280 Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4TA, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This Bnb was awful! The place smelt of cabbage, it was dark and dingy. My rooms was horrendous... The floor has clumbs of dirt/hair/ dust over it, the sink had hair in the plug hole and therefore filled up with trying to wash! The spoon for the tea was dirty! The walls were filthy. Blood spots on the sheets!! Radiator... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

A modern cosy little B&B, with a very comfortable bed.Small bathroom but everything you need for a night away and close to the centre of Oxford at half the price of others we looked into.Pleasant and friendly owner ,who sorted the minor problems immediately. Would definitely recommend

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South Wales UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

after reading some negative reviews we were a little concerned abut what we would find on arrival but our concerns quickly dissolved as the welcome we had was vey friendly the room was rather small but very neat and clean the same can be said about the bathroom but the location was excellent,the buses were numerous but we chose to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Small room but that was expected (number 2) The bathroom is long and narrow, space seems to have been claimed from the room itself. The room was warm, the bathroom a little chilly. Overall good value for the price in the area If you have a a tough time with noise, Be aware the cars pass by very close and... More 

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Montrouge, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

First of all, the manager is really kind and nice. As I was initially not sure to stay with friends or in hotel during my two days sojourn in Oxford, I booked the first night at the Ridings and the second one later, in another guest house which happened to be also managed by him. So I have been offered... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Our room was very basic, twin beds and extremely cold. There was a skylight window which other rooms overlooked so we were confined to one end of the room to get undressed etc. We didn't have breakfast so cannot comment on the food. The location was good for pubs and bus into main town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We were "welcomed" by one from the staff, that asked us to shut the door in a hurry, because it was cold for him! Not very welcoming. The rooms are small, and not so well cleaned. The water pressure in our shower was very low, but in our friends room it was ok. The breakfast was ok. The location was... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Ridings House is great if you want to spend a few site seeing days in Oxford and want a nice and quiet place to stay. The home has some vintage touches such as the skeleton key for your room door and the carpeting. I stayed in Room #1 which had a sink. Though small, having a sink to freshen up... More 

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Thank Birgitta J
Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Very nice place to stay, clean, quiet andvery close to the city center. There is also a bus station a few meters from the house. The personnel and especially george is very friendly and easy going! I strongly recommend this hotel!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Staff were very friendly on arrival and very close to town. Room was clean and had a double bed however, breakfast wasn't included and at busy points in the night you could hear the traffic on the road. Having never been to Oxford it was easy to walk to town without being directly in the centre and also near Oxford... More 

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