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“Clean, Tidy and very comfortable”

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Lonsdale Guest House
Ranked #62 of 80 Oxford B&B and Inns
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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“Clean, Tidy and very comfortable”
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Just stayed in this guesthouse for 1 night. We had a room with ensuite which was very nice. Room clean and well equiped. Enjoyed the tea and coffee choice in the room. Breakfast was lovely, excellent choice and service. Even a vegetarian option for the cooked breakfast. We will be booking this guest house again next year!

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 7 June 2012

the room I had is on the top floor, with it's own separate bath, there is plenty of room, free wifi, good breakfast, bus stop and restaurants right outside and the woman who runs the place is very nice. The downside to a guest house is there is no front desk, so there is not always help when it comes to getting a cab or with other questions. But a fine place, I will be back.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled on business
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 December 2011

I paid about £50 to stay in this B&B which is about the starting rate of B&Bs in Oxford. It seems quite popular so book in advance. It's based in Summertown, so only really worth it, if you need to be that side, as I needed to be.
The owners are super friendly and as I was driving there, rang them several times as I was running late and they booked a taxi for me to greet me once I reached so I wasn't late for a dinner I was attending and they gave me great directions. It has free private parking in front of the B&B.
The room was ok, could have been done in a more modern way but typical of B&Bs in this price range. Surprisingly there was a fitted shower inside my room which meant that I could shower without having to leave my room! I was worried about getting the carpet wet when leaving the shower, which was a cubicle in the cormer of the room, but dried myself inside it to avoid that. There is also a sink in the room, so the only reason you need to leave is to use the toilet. (ie it wasnt an ensuite.) When I stood outside my room I could hear everything the couple next door were saying through the door (when I was locking or unlocking my door) so soundproofing isnt great, though when I was in my room, I couldn't hear them. I slept soundly and it was quiet at night. There was a strange scent in the room when I entered it upon check in, may have been a room spray, anyway it was too strong for my liking. The room had biscuits and coffee offered, which i really appreciated and think these inexpensive extras make a nice touch in B&Bs. There were also plenty of toilettries provided.
The breakfast was excellent. I had waffles and cereal and great coffee and juice. I was really impressed by what they offered in terms of continental breakfast as I don't like cooked English breakfasts. Overall it was pretty good and I would definitely stay there again. They seemed to bend over backwards for their guests too.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled solo
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Property: Lonsdale Guest House
Address: 312 Banbury Road | Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
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Ranked #62 of 80 B&Bs / Inns in Oxford
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