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Balkan Lodge Hotel

315 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 4AG, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The Balkan Lodge Hotel in Oxford and stayed in the room with the four poster bed, the room was clean but had cobwebs everywhere and the shower was useless,no water would come out and if it did, it was too hot all to cold,as you had to put taps on to make it work...!!!! disaster. Ended up having... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted cordially by the manager and given our key. We made our own way upstairs to our room which needed redecorating as it looked tired, although very clean to be fair. We were at the front facing a main road but the double glazing helped shut noise out. At breakfast, we ordered a full English and were invited... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night during a trip to Oxford. Great value for money. Easy to get a bus into the city centre. Service was friendly and the full English breakfast was great!! In fact we had stayed at the crazy bear the night before and at four times the price the service here was of a much better... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had a lovely stay at this quirky little hotel. We had the warmest welcome ever by the proprietor who was very helpful with walks etc. Just outside Oxford so ideal location. Bus stop outside hotel if you need & it's a No 3 bus which takes about 5 minutes to go into Oxford. We walked a lot which took... More 

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canterbury
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The staff were very helpful but they charge extra for a four poster bed room when the décor is dark and messy and the mattress was like a plank of wood. I awoke with backache which only a long soak in the bath resolved slightly. The shower was less than effective.

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Cheshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My advice, check and double check then get confirmation in writing. I booked by 'phone a couple of weeks before our trip, when we arrived we were casually informed that there was'a problem' as we had been double booked and 'it would be unfair on the other people to take their room' - even though our booking preceded theirs. I... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Living just down the road from the Balkan Lodge, I was forced out of my university accommodation because of a gas leak and loss of heat & hot water. I'd already heard good things about this hotel so I was happy to book three nights with my flatmate, and we were both absolutely thrilled with the experience we had. Beautiful... More 

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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103 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Clean,decent bed, great breakfast, very helpful owner. Good parking and right on bus route 5 min to downtown. TV's are small, WiFi a bit slow, but we weren't in Oxford to watch Tele and surf. The owner was very helpful in advising us the best way to see central Oxford and places of particular note.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Looks good on the outside but when you get in your room that when the fun starts . Needs a good clean , no hot water for the shower, I know I will make a coffee can get the kettle under the tap to fill , after going out for the night a coming back a 11-30 to fine the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Good location in relation to the centre of Oxford. Has secure parking and on balance was an ok price for oxford. In need of updating though in particular the shower room . We had an Ok stay but we won't book again . Sorry for that. We chose not to have breakfast, instead we went down into oxford.

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