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Pickwick's Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   15-17 London Road, Oxford OX3 7SP, England
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Pickwick's Guest House
Ranked #71 of 81 Oxford B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A hotel which provided a clean room and an acceptable breakfast both for meat eaters and vegetarians. Staff were efficient. Only request we made was for a 3rd mug for the room as only 2 provided. tea, coffee etc plentiful.

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Dublin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a dive, I would forgive a multitude were the staff friendly, try grumpy and rude for your money!!! I was put in a pokey, over-heated room in a woefully uncomfortable bed. Cheap pine furniture ala late 1980s everywhere the towels are actually funny (grey, paper weight).

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you ever wish to go to Oxford, I'd greatly advise you not to even consider this guest house. The staffs were rude, imprudent, annoying, insulting and unmannerly people. They shouted at us, kicked us out of our room and said that they won't clean it if we do not get out now. They knocked loudly and they scolded us... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Compared with the other guest houses nearby, Pickwicks is average. Comfortable enough but not the same quality as others. Recently under new ownership and the place feels a little different to what I previously remember. Service level was good.

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

After reading some of the awful reviews left for this place we were bracing ourselves for the worst. This place has either had a good refurbishment or people just have extremely high standards for a guesthouse. We stayed in a room on the ground floor which accommodated up to 4 people- it was clean, comfortable, nicely furnished and all the... More

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Edinburgh
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I have stayed here more than once. This is quite a basic B&B compared with others nearby, but it is also the cheapest. Staff are friendly and the breakfast as good as the more expensive establishments in this part of Oxford, which is convenient for the Radcliffe Hospital and Brookes University. Decor is a bit tatty and the plumbing a... More

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Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Stayed here for 2 while my son was having his surgery Was in room 3 very cozy h Lovely hot shower and lovely breakfast . Staff were very friendly and helpful , lovely big car park and walking distance to the orthopaedic centre would use again

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Stopped here at short notice due to hubby being in hospital, all the others we full or way more expensive.The 1st night i had the single downstairs and have to admit i didnt sleep well as the room was so cold and smelt damp, i felt chilled to the bone all night,(at home i always sleep with my window open!)the... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I have stayed in some hovels in my time but this place wins hands down as the worst b&b ever! Shabby, dirty, smelly, and with rude staff to boot! The place is owned by Chinese people whose only interest is in making a profit. I was greeted at reception by someone who barely spoke English and who demanded payment before... More

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Bristol
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This must have been my fifth stay here in as many years. It’s conveniently located for my purpose of visiting Headington and it’s on the direct bus route from the train station. I received a warm welcome, no fuss, shown to my single ensuite room on the first floor. It’s just large enough, and the ensuite is raised up one... More

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Address: 15-17 London Road, Oxford OX3 7SP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Hotel Class:4 star — Pickwick's Guest House 4*
Also Known As:
Pickwick`s Guest House Hotel Oxford

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