Athena Guest House - Oxford

255 Cowley Road, Oxford, United Kingdom  show map
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Athena Guest House - Oxford

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Kitchen facilities

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Air conditioning
Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Luggage storage

Overview

Athena Guest House is an apartment only 1.9 km from Bodleian Library, Christ Church College and Oxford Castle Unlocked. Guests can take advantage of a designated place for smoking, a storage room and a free car park.

The city center is 2 km away. Within 100 meters from the venue, Yeti Nepalese Restaurant and everest nepalese restaurant and bar serve a wide selection of meals.

A local bus stop is 50 meters away.

Rooms

The venue provides guests with 7 rooms including family shared bathroom room and family room. Room facilities include a fridge, a DVD player, television with satellite channels, a closet and a dressing room. The property features a private bathroom with a hairdryer and towels.

Eat & Drink

A kitchen is provided.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 3.50 per person per night. 

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire apartment for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   7.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Room service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Outdoor dining area

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Washing machine

Self-catering

  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until 05:00-10:00 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach apartment

apartment Athena Guest House - Oxford Oxford location
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Apartment Address:

255 Cowley Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Oxford
    2.0 km
Airports
  • RAF Station (ABB)
    8.6 km
  • NAF (GXH)
    48.9 km
Train Stations
  • Oxford Railway Station
    3.0 km
  • Oxford Train Station
    3.0 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Yeti Nepalese Restaurant (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
    60 m
  • Kadai & Naan (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
    190 m
Parks
  • Christ Church Meadow
    650 m
Apartment details
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 05:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    7

Rooms and availability

Athena Guest House photos Room
Double Room Shared Shower Toilet Annexe
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 10 m²
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  • Bathtub
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This double room features a dining area, kitchen and toaster. This room is set in a separate building 10 metres from the main building.

Room facilities
    Athena Guest House photos Room
    Twin Room Toilet Annexe
    Bed type: 2 Single beds
    Size: 10 m²
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    • Shower
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    This twin room features a kitchenware, satellite TV and kitchen. This room is set in a separate building 10 metres from the main building.

    Room facilities
      Athena Guest House photos Room
      Triple Room Toilet Annexe
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 12 m²
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      • Shower
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      This triple room features a kitchen, kitchenware and toaster. This room is set in a separate building 10 metres from the main building.

      Room facilities
        Athena Guest House photos Room
        Family Room Toilet Annexe
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 24 m²
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        • Shower
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        This family room features a oven, washing machine and electric kettle. This room is set in a separate building 10 metres from the main building.

        Room facilities
          Athena Guest House photos Room
          Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed
          Size: 10 m²
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          These traditionally furnished rooms all come with a satellite TV and facilities for making tea and coffee.

          Room facilities
            Athena Guest House photos Room
            Twin Room
            Bed type: Double bed
            Size: 10 m²
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            • Shower
            — Less information+ More information

            These traditionally furnished rooms all come with a satellite TV and facilities for making tea and coffee.

            Room facilities
              Athena Guest House photos Room
              Triple Room
              Bed type: Double bed
              Size: 12 m²
              Check Prices
              • Shower
              — Less information+ More information

              These traditionally furnished rooms all come with a satellite TV and facilities for making tea and coffee.

              Room facilities
                Athena Guest House photos Room
                Family Room
                Bed type: Double bed
                Size: 24 m²
                Check Prices
                • Shower
                — Less information+ More information

                These traditionally furnished rooms all come with a satellite TV and facilities for making tea and coffee.

                Room facilities

                  How to reach apartment

                  apartment Athena Guest House - Oxford Oxford location
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                  Apartment Address:

                  255 Cowley Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Oxford
                    2.0 km
                  Airports
                  • RAF Station (ABB)
                    8.6 km
                  • NAF (GXH)
                    48.9 km
                  Train Stations
                  • Oxford Railway Station
                    3.0 km
                  • Oxford Train Station
                    3.0 km
                  • Bus stop
                    100 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Yeti Nepalese Restaurant (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
                    60 m
                  • Kadai & Naan (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
                    190 m
                  Parks
                  • Christ Church Meadow
                    650 m
                  Apartment details
                  • Check-in:
                    from  4 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until 05:00-10:00 
                  • Number of rooms:
                    7

                  Athena Guest House Location

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Magdalen Bridge Boathouse - 1.3 km
                  • magdalene bridge punt - 1.3 km
                  • Botanic Gardens Oxford - 1.4 km
                  • David Goode Sculpture Ltd - 1.5 km

                  Places of interest

                  • Crown House Club - 500 m
                  • St Stephen's House - 700 m
                  • The Oxford Mikvah - 800 m
                  • St Hilda's College - 1.1 km
                  • Headington Hill Hall - 1.1 km
                  • Churchill Hospital - 1.2 km
                  • Magdalen's Bell Tower - 1.3 km
                  • Saint Cross Church - 1.5 km
                  • Merton College Chapel - 1.6 km

                  Amusement

                  • Odeon Cinema - 300 m
                  • The Ultimate Picture Palace - 800 m
                  • Meadow Lane Adventure Playground - 900 m
                  • florence park - 1.0 km
                  • Florence Park Family Centres - 1.2 km
                  • Ballroom - 1.2 km

                  Historical sites

                  • Oxford Brookes University - 1.4 km

                  Museums

                  • Christ Church Picture Gallery - 1.6 km

                  Parks

                  • South Park - 900 m
                  • Headington Hill Park - 900 m
                  • Magdalen Deer Park - 1.4 km
                  • University of Oxford Botanic Garden - 1.4 km
                  • Oxford Fellows' Garden - 1.4 km
                  • The Botanic Garden - 1.4 km
                  • hinksey park - 1.5 km
                  • Christchurch Meadows - 1.5 km

                  Public parking

                  • Greyfriars - 700 m

                  Local attractions

                  • Corpus Christi College - 1.7 km
                    Merton St., Oxford
                  • Christ Church College - 1.8 km
                    St. Aldate's St., Oxford
                  • University Church of St. Mary the Virgin - 1.9 km
                    High St., Oxford
                  • University College - 1.7 km
                    High Street, Oxford
                  • Christ Church Picture Gallery - 1.8 km
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                  Near the apartment

                  • Christ Church Meadow - 650 m
                    St. Aldate's, Oxford
                  • University of Oxford Botanic Garden - 1.4 km
                    Rose La., Oxford
                  • Oxford Brookes University - 1.5 km
                    Gipsy Lane Campus, Oxford
                  • South Park - 1.0 km
                    St. Clements, Oxford
                  • Magdalen College - 1.4 km
                    High St., Oxford

                  Restaurants nearby

                  • Yeti Nepalese Restaurant - 60 m

                    Address: 237 Cowley Road
                    Phone: 01865295959

                    72% likes this, based on 253 reviews
                    Cuisine: Indian, Nepali
                    Price Range: CAD 20 - CAD 35

                  • Malikas - 310 m

                    Address: 218 Cowley Road
                    Phone: 01865 723 029

                    79% likes this, based on 142 reviews
                    Cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi

                  • everest nepalese restaurant and bar - 430 m

                    Address: 147-151 howard street
                    Phone: 01865251555/722466

                    77% likes this, based on 192 reviews
                    Cuisine: Asian
                    Price Range: CAD 25 - CAD 38

                  • Kadai & Naan - 190 m

                    Address: 209 Cowley Road
                    Phone: +(44)01865 244555

                    83% likes this, based on 90 reviews
                    Cuisine: Indian, Nepali

                  • The Rusty Bicycle - 370 m

                    Address: 28 Magdalen Rd
                    Phone: 01865 435298

                    85% likes this, based on 86 reviews
                    Cuisine: American, English
                    Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 25

                  Apartment details
                  • Check-in:
                    from  4 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until 05:00-10:00 
                  • Number of rooms:
                    7
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                  Athena Guest House Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Athena Guest House

                  Average guest rating

                  6.4out of 10
                  Good
                  Based on 121 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Location
                  4.0
                  Service
                  8.0
                  Dining
                  4.0

                  Guest reviews

                  • Family with children
                    5.4

                    Room fine but rest of house in poor state of decor and untidy.

                  • Single
                    9.6

                    The room was very good for one night stay however it was a bit less spacious . Everything was available at any time and the host was ready to help at late hours also. The over all experience was very good

                    The only problem was that it was a bit congested other than that the price and everything was wonderfull

                  • Group of friends
                    10.0

                    great service from the owners. we received breakfast in our room catered to our exact wishes, which was lovely.also, even though there was no luggage storig facility, we were given a key so we could collect our luggage from a private room when we left at 11pm the night of checkout.the staff was trusting, helpful and friendly. the location was perfect as we were visiting the O2 academy 3 minutes down the road. would definitely stay here again!

                    bathroom could use some improvement.

                  • Couple
                    6.6

                    The room was bright and pleasant and the Wifi was working very well.

                    It is quite expensive (as everything in England I suppose).

                  • Older travelers
                    4.6

                    Lack of parking spaces although advertised on web site

                  • Older travelers
                    7.4

                    We are both vegans and the hotel did their best to cater for our dietary needs and were very accomodating. Also liked the system of accessing the hotel when we arrived and the proprietor was not in.

                    Breakfast area very small and cluttered.

                  • Family with children
                    4.6

                    Nice room,bright, good location, great tv.clean towels, good bathroom products and good tea making facilities.

                    We were woken up several times during the night by people knocking on the front door and our window! Shower had mould round the bottom. The breakfast room was shabby and cluttered. We had booked a twin, but when we arrived there was only a double room.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.8

                    Athena was very clean and I will stay there again.

                  • Family with children
                    6.2

                    Friendly staff, free internet in room

                    I think that the price we paid (257 brp for 3 nights) is way too high for this guest house, which is clean and nice but has two-star facilities and no permanent reception

                  • Older travelers
                    6.6

                    Beds comfortable and clean, rooms and kitchen a bit dated and tired. Breakfast nice but small.

                  • Single
                    8.8

                    This hotel is located about 30 min walk to the city centre. The hotel room was clean and comfortable and staff were kind and always willing to help. Breakfast was good. I would recommend this hotel.

                  • Family with children
                    6.6

                    Lots of extras that you wouldn't associate with a budget b and b ie. Toiletries, tea/coffee and lots and lots of milk! Nice furnishings/decor. Lots to eat at breakfast!

                    The bathroom was dirty and smelly - it hadn't been cleaned in a while, it was obvious that the sink had only had a quick wipe over recently, the floor hadn't seen a mop for some time and the shower cubicle contained way too much orange! I used wipes to clean the sink, taps, toilet and the floor around the toilet (to try to get rid of the smell).

                  • Family with children
                    7.0

                    We liked the fact that the room was clean and there was coffee/tea facilities, fridge, clean towels, nice tv.

                    This was a very low budget room. Not very well organised = they were unsure of our booking, details asked for on a notepad,small breakfast room, noisy at night.

                  • Single
                    4.6

                    The internet facilities are ok.

                    The hotel needs serious maintenance, especially on the outside. The owner needs to learn a few things about hygiene while preparing breakfast. He was constantly couching and touching his nose, while also touching food. Paying by creditcard costs extra.

                  • Older travelers
                    4.4

                    We were booking at short notice and there was very little availability close to Oxford city centre, so the fact it had a room to book was the only reason we chose it. The room was reasonably comfortable

                    The price was more than the quality warranted. The communal areas were very cluttered/untidy, and indicated a lack of cleanliness. The only fire exit was the single staircase which was not reassuring in the event of an emergency. The man who welcomed us and served breakfast in the morning had a roaring cold (or worse) and sneezed continualy, wiping his hands and face on a rag. At no stage did I see him wash his hands, which gave grave cause for concern about hygiene - he shouldn't have been serving food.

                  How to reach apartment

                  apartment Athena Guest House - Oxford Oxford location
                  Show big map »

                  Apartment Address:

                  255 Cowley Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Oxford
                    2.0 km
                  Airports
                  • RAF Station (ABB)
                    8.6 km
                  • NAF (GXH)
                    48.9 km
                  Train Stations
                  • Oxford Railway Station
                    3.0 km
                  • Oxford Train Station
                    3.0 km
                  • Bus stop
                    100 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Yeti Nepalese Restaurant (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
                    60 m
                  • Kadai & Naan (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
                    190 m
                  Parks
                  • Christ Church Meadow
                    650 m
                  Apartment details
                  • Check-in:
                    from  4 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until 05:00-10:00 
                  • Number of rooms:
                    7