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Athena Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   255 Cowley Road | Cowley, Oxford OX4 1XQ, England
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Ranked #75 of 82 Oxford B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

looks terrible from the outside. Owner was helpful in an unfriendly kind of way! scruffy looking place outside and downstairs but bedroom not bad. plenty of space, tv plenty of free refreshments and toiletries. breakfast good, but in a tiny room. not really worth the price

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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi, I booked a room in this guest house because in Oxford all the budget hostels were full. The bill was 75 pounds for a triple room. When I arrived, the recepcionist who didn´t say to me his name, give me a room in another building. This guest house is in 255 cowley road and I had to walk until... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jack, met us at the door and was so helpful. The accomadation is basic, comfortable and affordable. It was very good value indeed. The location was very good and close to Oxford Brookes and plenty of cafés.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights and had a room for 3 people under the roof, facing the front of the road. It is extremely noisy with the main street and a pub right next to it. The room is very small. Shower had no warm water for most of the stay. Breakfast was served in a tiny room with not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We travelled to Oxford to see Tame Impala at the O2 Academy. My boyfriend, his friend and I booked online via Booking.com. We reserved the "triple room" (which was supposed to be three single beds). We were going on cheapness as we are skint students, but also closeness to the venue which we paid a bit extra for, compared to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This has been a horrible experience for me and I strongly advise everyone to stay away from this place, there are as cheap accommodation better value for money. So it all started when I decided to book a room for my parents, over the phone I was asked my c.cards details and I was told the room was booked. After... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

If you're planning on a romantic getaway then this hotel is not for you. If you just need one night's stay for a specific purpose then this is fine. The bed was comfy, the breakfast was decent, the room was clean, wifi was free. The only downside was that it was slightly overpriced (£75 a night) for what it was,but... More

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The door bell didn't work. The handwritten message about it had been there so long that it was faded. The room key required a special 'knack' to open the door. The room was clean and tidy, but far from 'decorated' The sealant in the shower was mouldy and loose. The room was at the front, and my sleep was disturbed... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Arrived at the b&b and no one was there to greet us , just a note on the door to call a number in which we was given a code to open a box n get the key to let ourselfs in , went to our room to find stained carpets , stained chair , and they had the cheek... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

athena is dirty looking and run down the manager who greeted up is not frendly and we HAD to pay up front our bed room was ok but needs some tender love and care,only half the flush was on the toliet the room door lock was very hard to work,the stairs were full of wires to a computer on the... More

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Address: 255 Cowley Road | Cowley, Oxford OX4 1XQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Athena Guest House 3*
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Athena Guest House is a friendly, family run guest house in Oxford offering accommodation in single, twin or double, triple and family bedrooms all with washbasin facilities, tea & coffee, hairdryer & alarm clock radio, welcome trays and colour TV/DVD Player. Some room has free SKY satellite and NTL cable channels. ... more   less 
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