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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Teri personally greets you and ensures you have everything you need. The Abbey is perfectly placed to explore delightful Abingdon and Oxford. Although on a busy road the property is set back with a service road and is quiet with ample parking. Rooms and en suites scrupulously clean with robes, toiletries and everything you could need. Teri has loads of...

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Margaret, you have really been most kind in your review and it is extremely satisfying to know that you have appreciated the efforts that I - and my lovely team of ladies - have gone to. Thank you so much for your kind words, I can only hope that you soon have another opportunity to visit us again. Terry...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was spacious comfortable and breakfast was cooked to order at a time of our choosing and all of this was provided by the eminently helpful Mrs Boswell (in between recommending and booking restraints for guests).

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind response, we do always try and provide assistance to all our guests - and that does often include making recommendations about places to dine, etc.! Hopefully you will soon get another opportunity to visit us again. Terry Boswell (Mrs) Proprietor

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2016

We booked a room at the Abbey Guest House as we needed to be at another venue in Abingdon early the following morning - so our stay was brief. The venue came well recommended and we were not disappointed. From the personal email from the proprietor to the final farewell with directions to our venue, we were made to feel...

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very appreciative review. It is always pleasing to be recognised for the efforts we make to satisfy most guest requirements - although we could not profess to please or satisfy everyone! The aim is simply to treat our guests as family and we try to ensure that they have their needs met - be...

Southampton, UK
Reviewed October 30, 2016

I stayed here the night before the Abingdon Marathon. Terry was very welcoming and friendly, and made me feel welcomed and made special arrangements for the marathon runners to make sure that we had a shower and enough cake to feed a small army before we hit the road. Will definitely be booking in here again if in the area.

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and - for those reading the comment about the shower and the cake - this was supplied to welcome the runners back here after the event! All runners that were staying here were welcome to return and have a shower here, as well as tea/coffee and cake before returning home - and all at...

Ballymena, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Nice clean and tidy very friendly owner, the room I stayed in had three single beds would have done the three of us who had stayed rather than having a double room as well, no local bus to radley college, had to use taxis.

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, although I am puzzled by your reference about the beds as the rooms allocated were as requested. There are pictures of all the rooms on my website as well as all the sites hosted by the various 3rd party online travel agents and guests usually stay in the rooms they have booked - that...

Reviewed September 6, 2016

We stayed here 2nd -4th September 2016, ''Wow!'' What a great surprise, Terry was there to welcome us what a lovely lady, our standard king size room was more than standard was superb, everything you could think of was there from complimentary tea, coffee, biscuits to toiletries in the en -suite, not forgetting the iron + board and hairdrier, (could...

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words, it is very reassuring to know that we exceeded your expectations and were a pleasant surprise for you. However we continue to seek ways to make guests stay even better. This means that, if you do come again, you will again be 'Wowed'. Hopefully it will not be too long before you find...

Welling, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Stayed for two nights B&B, Room was very comfortable Breakfast was perfect, cooked to order and as much as you required. Host Terry was on hand with advice on where to go (in our case the Thames River Boat trip to Oxford ) and was very helpful regarding local eateries. One in particular being the Spread Eagle Pub where we...

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words, it is very gratifying to know that my efforts to assist guests have been appreciated. However, for the avoidance of doubt to anyone reading your review, I thought that I should respond to your comment about the 'bathroom' and confirm that this relates purely to the facility of a 'bath' as all the...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Lovely guest house - well run and friendly! Had the best stay and cannot thank Tracey enough for her hospitality! Room was v peaceful and the food was great! We were greeted with warm drinks and home made cake! Stayed as visiting Blenheim Palace but will be returning as Abingdon is certainly worth a return visit!

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words - although my name is 'Terry' rather than 'Tracey'!!! Hopefully we will see you again soon when you have time to revisit the area. Terry Boswell (Mrs)

Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 19, 2016

This guesthouse bends over backwards to cater for guests with facilities for those with disabilities and hypo allergenic rooms. Terry is welcoming and organised. The one downside for me is its proximity to the main road and so the traffic noise. If, like me, you find night-time noise difficult to sleep through, ask for a room at the back of...

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words - but hopefully we bend over backwards to cater for all of our guests ...... not just any with a disability! :-) I am sorry that you found the road noise difficult but a lot does depend upon which room you are in, the weather conditions and - of course - your proximity to...

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I stay on a very regular basis in hotels all over the world and have never really considered bed and breakfasts before, however due to no spaces in the area I decided to risk a b&b. Abbey guest house is a total gem and if in the area again I would definitely stay there. From the welcome email from Terry...

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AbbeyGH-Abingdon, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and if this means that you are now willing to stay at a B&B more frequently then I hope that this is the start of some very positive experiences for you. I love to offer the personal touches that makes any guest staying here feel that they are truly welcome. Here they have a...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abbey Guest House is a 'non-smoking', family run B&B situated on the northern approach road into Abingdon. Substantial off-road parking is provided and a bus stop outside the house provides convenient, direct transport to Oxford! Rooms available include 2 double, 2 single, 1 triple, 1 ground floor twin suitable for guests with mobility impairment and 1 family room upstairs also with facilites to assist guests with mobility impairments. There is a lift to access the upper floor. Facilities include TV, iron, tea/coffee and security safe. We provide free WiFi and also internet PC. Prices include generous cooked 'English' breakfasts, with special dietary requirements met. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abbey Guest House

Address: 136 Oxford Road | (Corner of Wheatcroft Close), Abingdon OX14 2AG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Abingdon
Price Range: $107 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Abbey Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Spotlessly clean, 1st class amenities, great location”
 of 5 bubbles D7356DPchristinew, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“If you require a bathroom,then room six is next door though any on the top floor would be suitable.”
 of 5 bubbles X1796ARjamesm, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are at the back”
 of 5 bubbles E3037ENelizabethh, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
“rooms at the back of the house will likely be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles MoiraTen, May 23, 2016 | Read review
“excellent for wheelchair users - with a lift and ground floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 878RayB, Mar 4, 2016 | Read review
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