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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 we were told to go down the street to another house for our room and...

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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 relieved to find they don't offer it here - I wouldn't want to eat in...

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1Thank 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 and dry brown coatings. The little chap that wanders around like theres a major gravitational...

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1Thank 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.

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1Thank Will B
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I was told to go down the road to house 353. The room appeared clean but on going to bed we discovered bed bugs, when it was too late to leave. We had to google it to find out what they were. On return home we have had to destroy luggage in case we brought them back. Not a nice...

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1Thank s0fen
Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Read 'Odd just Odd' review and I agree with all of it. I was also directed to another building with a set of keys. On opening the door I was greeted to the sight of several oriental gentlemen with no shirts on, and the ground floor rooms doors open with mirrors positioned to watch you enter the building. The overwhelming...

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1Thank lasbridge
Lebanon, Indiana
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Arriving at the Athena guesthouse, we were taken aback at how poorly kept the property was outside. The sign was faded, paint cracking, and generally untidy and unclean. The pictures we had seen through the online booking site we used were clearly out of date. Nevertheless, we hoped for the best. We had confirmed our arrival time with the owner,...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 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...

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 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
Reviewed 12 June 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...

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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $93 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Athena Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“No rooms are good”
montaguepam, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cowley Road is full of nice restaurants and shops”
korrneliusz, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“A family room may have en-suite”
ArisaMiura, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“suggest you choose a room in a different hotel!”
613pablob, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“do not stay here!”
113gemmas, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
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