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Lakeside Guest House

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118 Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4PZ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, AZ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Their room with "private bath" means a stumble down the dark hall and down some stairs. With key in hand. We found it completely unacceptable. Parking very difficult. No lake in sight. We paid a penalty to escape. Extremely steep stairs to upper rooms.

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

Located in a leafy, quiet part of Oxford and it is a real gem. Having only a short trip to Oxford for an interview I arrived early to drop off my luggage, only to find that my room was already ready for me which was amazing. The room looked really welcoming, clean and bright; the bed felt like a cloud... More 

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night as we had been given a river cruise boat trip as a gift so the guesthouse is very conveniently located near to where you go on the boat trips. Actually its only really a 10 minute walk to the centre of Oxford and even closer to the river walk so a really great location.... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The three nights we recently spent at the Lakeside guest house were most enjoyable. Our en suite room was spotless, light, airy and very well appointed. Breakfast provided a wide choice of fruit and cereals etc with the cooked options prepared to order. Bacon and sausages were top quality with as much tea,coffee and toast as you wanted. The owners... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were given a room at the top of the back stairs (Room 8) which was very comfortable, clean and quiet. I kinda expected a lake, but I suppose this does not figure into my commentary as it was too cold to enjoy it anyway, but the name seems curious. Breakfast was very good, served in a nice little room... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights recently and it was fine. Were given an upgrade as rooms were available. The double room we were to have as a couple was given to my son and we were relieved as the 'private bathroom' was down a flight of stairs and not, as I perhaps might have expected, next door, for those trips to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stayed for two nights and we were glad to get out of the place. I booked a room with "private bathroom", which I found was a tiny bathroom down a tight flight of stairs. On reflection, I suppose I should have booked an ensuite but from my limited hotel booking experience I genuinely assumed a private bathroom would be at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We booked this guesthouse at the last minute and were upgraded to a lovely room. The service we received was excellent throughout, the breakfast was superb. With on site parking and such good service we wouldn't hesitate to book again.

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We had to postpone our original booking from last December as the gig we had travelled to Oxford to see had rescheduled to January. Thanks Hozier, it was worth the wait! Despite the Hotels 'no cancellation no refund' policy, they were most understanding and thankfully accomodated us. Two super quality rooms, easy walk into town, and great breakfast....... many thanks.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Lakeside Guesthouse is a nice place to stay and just a five-minute bus ride to downtown Oxford. I only gave it an average rating, however, because it was overpriced at 130 pounds per night (double + child). For 100 pounds, I would have given it four stars. The room was nicely appointed, but the bathroom smelled mildewy (so we... More 

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