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Nanford Guest House

137 Iffley Road, Oxford OX41EJ, England
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Warwick, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I required a hotel in Oxford at the last minute and therefore was quite pleased to find such an affordable hotel. The rooms was en suite and was reasonable for £40 a day. The next morning I went to the kitchen and was about to order my breakfast, the manager interrupted my conversation with the chef and ordered me to... More 

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Nanfordguesthouse, Manager at Nanford Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. Per your comments, I do not find my self as being rude o either a Dictator The breakfast is served in the... More 

Kidlington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many things this guest house is not. However what it is, is excellent value for money. The local area is fantastic and the service is nice, personally I really enjoyed the food and will come again. GREAT VALUE FOR MONEY DO NOT BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ.

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Herts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We booked this place for 8 of us (without checking TripAdvisor first, unfortunately) and all 4 rooms were cancelled less than 24 hours before our arrival. The cancellation took the form of a one-line email. When we phoned to enquire as to why, the rudeness of the owner was quite breathtaking! No reason was given. He said he was completely... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We booked over the phone a full month before our stay - we were then told 3 days before we were due to arrive that we had never booked, then we were told that we had booked for the month before we called over the phone. Both my partner and I tried to reason with the representative at the end... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I tried to book a room whilst travelling on tour. They told me it was fine and all booked in over the phone when i called in March. I called up three days before the booking as they said they'd send me a confirmation email and they never did. When i asked about the booking they just shouted down the... More 

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Nanfordguesthouse, Manager at Nanford Guest House, responded to this review

Greetings Kayla – Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. Per your comments, we have updated our website to ensure that future travelers know the Cancelation police and that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My boyfriend and myself have endured the Nanford twice now due to last minute booking and this being the only affordable hotel with rooms available. But on our most recent stay, Pulling up to the car park out the back, which looks like a building site, and entering through the kitchen ( which is unhygienic in itself ) you then... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

I think I now have PTSD! I booked to stay in this BB from overseas as I was attending a course in Oxford. On arrival I was greeted by a group of men outside the front door all smoking I looked at the dilapidated building and re-checked my sat nav, surely this cannot be my BB! It was at that... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Going on a trip to Oxford with the girlfriend, a city full of culture and intrigue . . . what could go wrong? So we made the unforgivable error of not checking trip advisor beforehand and got taken in by the proximity to the city centre and the cheap price of this establishment. Lesson learned. Where to start with this... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I stayed here for one night and was so scared that I had to put the chest of drawers in front of my bedroom door . I left at first light with out having the breakfast . It was the most frightening place I have every had to stay.

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Berkeley, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

compared to this dump ! In case some weary traveller thinks it "can't be that bad"- it is! And worse! (Read other reviews.) Had the unfortunate experience of staying here during a commencement weekend when nothing else was available. It truly ranked #1 as the worst place ever stayed in 20 years of serious travel. Filthy, dirty, stinky, falling down... More 

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