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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped for one night with my other half. We were in room no. 7 with the four poster bed. Hotel spotlessly clean, staff very pleasant, breakfast lovely. Ideal location as its a short walk to the centre of Oxford. Only downfall was the shower, not a lot of pressure but it wouldn't stop me returning! Lovely quirky little hotel!

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London
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Shower pressure is horrible. Rooms look like 50 years ago. Bed is very hard. Bar service is very slow (gentleman took the order and than was gone for like 5 minutes or so) breakfast is okayish. Nice choice of freshly baked warm items, unfortunate the quality was not that great. It was convenient for the our purpose of visiting Oxford,...

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Lincolnshire
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I booked here with some apprehension, as this was the cheapest hotel offering bed and breakfast that I could find in Oxford, even though it was still above my allowed room rate. It was my first stay, for a while, in anything other than a branded or 3/4 star hotel. I needn't have worried. Yes, the hotel is small, and...

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Austria
Reviewed 22 May 2016

If you are looking for a nice, home-like feeling for a hotel which is reasonable in price, great location with on-site parking, including a very helpful nice staff, then this hotel a vey good choice. It is not an actual hotel where you can purchase 3 meals a day. It is really a B&B. Although you might have to wait...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Weekend break to Oxford. Hotel location ideal for city with good parking facilities. Arrived too early for room so just booked in and left car. Greeted by member of staff who advised the No3 bus opposite side of road would take us straight into town. Yes it does - 15 mins later we were in city. Realising ease of distance...

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The location was good (3 minutes until bus stop and 5 minutes of travel). The room was Ok, the bathroom needs some updates. I am used to use a shower, than a bath. The reception was fine and the lady that prepare the hot meals of the breakfast was nice. The hotel could write some instructions of which bus to...

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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night here. Room was clean, with toileteries, clean towel, old fashioned hair drier, trouser press, kettle, tea, coffee, biscuits. Shower works alright, but it was in a rather akward position that we need to either squat/sit in the bath to use it. Hotel's decoration is charmingly 'kitsch'. I meant it in a nice way, sort of Eastern...

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Great for Oxford small hotel ...among the guest houses of Oxford this does seem more like a hotel with a good sized breakfast room, separate small room with small counter that looked like it could be a bar, and a separate small sitting room with sofas and plugs so you could potentially sit somewhere other than you room. Hotel was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Total rip off, paid over £100 pounds to stay in a room where the TV didn't work and shower didn't work. When asked to change rooms or to fix either issue the staff replied it wasn't their issue. Terrible service, bad rooms and a total waste of money.

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Chesterfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This is an excellent hotel to explore Oxford. The rooms are a similar size to the big sensibly priced multiple roomed hotels, have the kettle, hair dryer, trouser press, toiletries etc, but in a family run hotel with a family atmosphere. The breakfasts were made to order, and personal preferences were catered for, hubby only wanted toast, I like scrambled...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Balkan Lodge Hotel

Address: 315 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 4AG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: €100 - €115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Balkan Lodge Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms a back quieter large car park as well”
 of 5 bubbles 707de, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“only book this room if dont want to shower and want a bath every day...!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles iain8, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Quieter rooms at the back. One honeymoon suite available with spa bath”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineT880, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“room 6 was ok”
 of 5 bubbles JulieW81, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are off of Iffley Road and therefore quiet. Our room was room 12 and it was perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles stephaniet838, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
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