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Evergreen, Colorado
Reviewed 16 May 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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Reviewed 2 May 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...

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7Thank 63sk
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 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...

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2Thank Sarah_157488
Reviewed 21 April 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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Thank William F
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Stayed at this hotel with a group of friends for my mates 21st birthday. The first thing that came to mind when staying at the hotel was the great location. The hotel is situated right opposite a pub and only a short walk from town. The rooms were on the small size but the beds are comfortable and what you...

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Thank 377rob
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We were sceptical at first due to the negative reviews, however considering the price of this hotel in comparison to others in the area, we actually couldn't fault the hotel at all! Great location on the lively Cowley Road, with plenty of bars & Restaurants. Only a short trip into town! Opposite to a nice pub. For a budget hotel...

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Thank Aaron E
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Great location only a short trip into town. Would definitely stay here again. Rooms and bathrooms were clean and tidy. Also there is a nice pub right across the road to have a drink in before heading into town.

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Thank Zachary P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great hotel , really clean and welcoming. In possibly one of the best locations in Oxford with plenty of pubs and restaurants nearby it also only a short taxi ride into town which has an amazing night life. would definitely stay again. would definitely recommend to anyone.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We were looking for somewhere cheap to stay for a night while passing through Oxford. We booked a double room with shared bathroom at Athena through Tripadvisor. We were frightened to see the place after reading the reviews, but it was a total surprise! The owner was nice, quick and extra helpful, the sheets were clean and pressed, the room...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We've read the reviews, gasped at some of the horror stories & booked it anyway! As its on the Cowley Road, a 5 min stroll from the O2 Academy, the location was spot on and it appears you have to be made of gold to stay anywhere else in Oxford. We took a bus in and meandered around town, as...

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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: $91 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Athena Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“No rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles montaguepam, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cowley Road is full of nice restaurants and shops”
 of 5 bubbles korrneliusz, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“A family room may have en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles ArisaMiura, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“suggest you choose a room in a different hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles 613pablob, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“do not stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles 113gemmas, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
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