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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hello. To be honest, the hotel is quite well, but there are some bad features. Firstly, the breakfast is bad, the bacon doughty and over fried, the rooms are bad furnished , but actually service is quite polite, so when we asked to change the room, it was changed fast. But there're some good features, acceptable prices, good cleaning.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Nanford Guest House is a clean and well located place to stay in Oxford. For me though, what impressed me the most was the customer service which I notice has come in for some criticism in the past. I booked through a third party website and had some major problems with the booking. The reservation manager at Nanford was... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Guest House is now under new ownership and much is being done to bring it up to standard, but there is a long way to go. Many areas are still in need of renovation, but we found our room was clean and well renovated, albeit rather basic. The breakfast room and breakfast were very acceptable. If you are prepared... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

B&B in Oxford, £50 for a double! Ignore the negative reviews this place has upped its game. We had one night here when we had to stay in Oxford. We could not fault it for the price. It was clean and comfortable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This B&B guest house is FAR better than most of the reviewers will have you believe. True, the reseption area, the hallways, the stairs, and the doors are worn to the extreme, and the manager may answer differently than I would have, but seriously: What's important when you stay at a hotel? Your room, the bed, the bathroom, the dining... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were drawn to the location of Nanford, practically opposite the Athletics track, whilst visiting for a late BMC meeting. The location was great, with plenty of fantastic places to eat a short walk away. The guy who we found at reception and showed us our room could seriously work on his manners, which might ameliorate somewhat the poor standard... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I booked the Nanford because our previous stay was full and this has an equally good position. I then read TravelAdvisor reviews and felt a mixture of panic and curiosity. Is it really so bad? Could it actually be? Well, it is not as bad as it once appears to have been and some aspects are good – even very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

After trawling the web for three weeks, the course I was going on getting closer and closer, and needing three single rooms without spending hundreds, when I saw the exterior photo of the Nanford, and full breakfast and free private parking for £40 pp per night, I thought it was possibly too good to be true...it was.... From the moment... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

If you are a fan of the classic British television show Fawlty Towers, you will truly find what you may (not) look for at this place. It is an experience, but not necessarily one that you want to do again.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I don’t write many reviews but simply have to warn people about this place. The short version is don't bother staying here its dreadful as in one of the other reviews my husband and I were determined not to let it spoil our short break but seriously stay home rather than stay here. The long version is below... My husband... More 

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