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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We paid over £100 per night for this hotel. We arrived at 6pm given keys and told our room wasn't in the main building but in a separate house just down the road (or so they said) it was a good 10 minute walk with the only directions being "next to the second bus stop" no one offered to show... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Ended up at this guest house due to a mix up with overbooking. Bad, shared bathroom, not good for the price! Very disappointing and seemed poor value for the price which wasn't particularly cheap. Location wasn't the best either.

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

When we arrived we were shown into a back room by Jack and asked to write out our details on a piece of paper. Jack told us that breakfast was not included (thank goodness!) and we would have to go to the pub over the road. We were led out of building to building over the road. Accommodation very poor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I booked a room for 2 nights stay only. The service was excellent. The hotel was clean and overall the staff were welcoming. Also the price was fair and worth it. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking to stay for a few days and explore Oxford!

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Thank Geldi M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I booked 2 rooms at this accommodation purely for a quick nights stay over a I needed something cheep & cheerful (or so I thought) a stones throw away from the festival I was attending in South Park with friends. Good points: 1- having to cancel 1 of the rooms due to unforeseen circumstances of friends not being able to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Pros: Overall cleanliness is a plus; the towels were daily changed and the staff was very polite and helpful. Cons: Slightly expensive for the money I've paid. Also, it is situated near of a junction on one of the most crowded streets, so can be very noisy in the morning or far in the night. But, the soundproof windows made... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Loved the price and location and the accommodations were adequate. The towels were paper thin, the shared kitchen dirty and supplied no silverware. They did have a washer and dryer we took advantage of and the shower was hot and had good water pressure. Not sure I would go back but it was ok.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Firstly I would like to say that my boyfriend and I, like many other fellow reviewers on this site, had a look at what previous guests at Athena thought of it. As each calamity occurred throughout our stay, I had flashbacks of the poorly rates reviews, and unfortunately related to these reviews a lot more than anyone wishes to. Let's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

One thing I found strange was that we had to write our details on a blank piece of paper- no official receipt for the accomodation, not sure what was going on there. And I didn't feel comfortable giving all my details- home number and address just on some unofficial paper 'documents'. The room itself was pleasant, tea and coffee facilities... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival at the Athena guest house, it was clean and comfortable. We arrived early which was accommodated for. Although the television was working, some of the stations were not available (sky). There is good, frequent public transport going to Oxford or Headington making it ideal. I enjoyed my stay.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Athena Guest House

Address: 255 Cowley Road | Cowley, Oxford OX4 1XQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $77 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Athena Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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