We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Athena Guest House

    255 Cowley Road | Cowley, Oxford OX4 1XQ, England
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$67
          US$63
          US$67
          US$63
          Traveller (28)
          Room & Suite (19)
          Dining (2)
          Cherwell Guest House
          86 reviews
          #44 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          Harris Guest House
          12 reviews
          #71 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          White House View Guest House
          84 reviews
          #56 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          Browns
          49 reviews
          #53 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          Overview
          • Excellent8%
          • Very good17%
          • Average15%
          • Poor15%
          • Terrible42%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Room Service
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Restaurant
          Fitness centre
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          3.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Cherwell Guest House
          86 reviews
          #44 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          Harris Guest House
          12 reviews
          #71 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          White House View Guest House
          84 reviews
          #56 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          Browns
          49 reviews
          #53 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Rooms
          11 Jun12 Jun
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$63.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Oxford hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "bcc544f398ad401fa53bf9dd0f2c7324", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":654498,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":11,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":12,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"bcc544f398ad401fa53bf9dd0f2c7324","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":67,"lowestMetaPrice":63,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":67,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":67,"lowestMetaPrice":63,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":67,"hotelName":"Athena Guest House","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImJjYzU0NGYzOThhZDQwMWZhNTNiZjlkZDBmMmM3MzI0IiwiQUlLIjoiYzhjMDYxZjRiNjA3NGNjODgyOTc3MTcwNjQzNzU5ZWUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "11/06/2017", "checkOut": "12/06/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$63", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"35251972":"LateRoomsESFR"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (135)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          • More languages

          1 - 5 of 135 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          absolutely vile, stayed in ground floor en suite! but was definitely not using the shower, plug sockets as you can see ,"not use" broken picture frames with glass shards still inside, had to ring a mobile number on a hand written note on the door,...More

          Thank Claire H
          Reviewed 9 April 2017

          Disgusting place for the price .Its very dirty everywhere and everything in the rooms /building needs repairing or replacing.Really disappointed when arriving there and So glad there is no breakfast offered in the morning. Owner was not friendly and didn't explain much as On arrival...More

          Thank Jane W
          Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

          I didn't know what to expect, as I didn't book the two rooms we stayed in for one night, but it certainly wasn't this! The place is very run-down, poorly run and generally grimy. I love having breakfast when I stay somewhere, but was actually...More

          1  Thank Grace B
          Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

          I don't know what say about this place other than it should be shut down! The activity levels up and down the stairs all night are quite bizarre and kept me awake all night. The towel supplied was somewhat disgusting.. coated in lovely blood stains...More

          1  Thank Mark D
          Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

          For these prices don't expect a five star visit. However, our room was really comfortable, clean and spacious. Parking was provided and the hosts were really accommodating. A 5 min taxi ride into town, too.

          1  Thank Will B
          Cherwell Guest House
          86 reviews
          #44 of 81 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          Harris Guest House
          12 reviews
          #71 of 81 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          White House View Guest House
          84 reviews
          #56 of 81 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          Browns
          49 reviews
          #53 of 81 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Oxford
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$68 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Number of rooms
          • 7
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, LateRooms, Priceline, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly so you can book your Athena Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • England >
          • Oxfordshire >
          • Oxford
          • Also Known As
          • Athena Guest House Hotel Oxford
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (28)
          Room & Suite (19)
          Dining (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (19)
          Bathroom (4)
          Nearby
          Mercure Eastgate Oxford
          1,058 reviews
          1.56 km away
           
          Old Black Horse
          102 reviews
          1.09 km away
           
          Balkan Lodge Hotel
          67 reviews
          .83 km away
           
          Oxford Spires Hotel
          1,698 reviews
          1.58 km away
           
          Hawkwell House Hotel
          969 reviews
          1.49 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Yeti Nepalese Restaurant
          695 reviews
          .07 km away
          Kadai & Naan
          410 reviews
          .19 km away
          everest nepalese restaurant and bar
          424 reviews
          .41 km away
          Malikas
          378 reviews
          .30 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          University of Oxford Botanic Garden
          663 reviews
          1.36 km away
          South Park
          53 reviews
          .98 km away
          Oxford Brookes University
          30 reviews
          1.18 km away
          Florence Park
          7 reviews
          1.05 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          ChiariMartina
          Hi! I was searching for an hostel in Oxford and I am very interested in yours, so I have a question: is the hostel open at night? If it is not, is there a curfew to respect? Thank you, best regards.
          12 July 2016|
          What is your answer?
          Posting guidelines
          Submit
          Room Tips
          "No rooms are good"
          Read review
          "Cowley Road is full of nice restaurants and shops"
          Read review
          "A family room may have en-suite"
          Read review
          "suggest you choose a room in a different hotel!"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing