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Reviewed 1 week ago

My room on 2nd floor overlooking the road (Iffley Road)) was good for viewing and early morning sunshine, very clean as the whole guest house, very quiet for a restful and quality sleep, bed very comfortable, and with light breakfast. The Location is superb for walking to different nearby restaurants, and general workout, its also very close to a bust...

Thank Erasmus B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very clean, lovely owners, good continental breakfast, great location for transport, offsite parking, quiet....all in all, great value for money. And a lovely dog called Annie. I'll be back! What else to say?

Thank RajTham
Reviewed 14 October 2016

My husband and I were at the Acorn for a couple days at and would have happily stayed longer! Our room (one of the en suite rooms) was bigger than I expected, tidy, and comfortable. Breakfast was lovely and Kate was a wonderful hostess--she showed us a map of town and suggested a nice walk, and made herself available if...

Thank Joanna T
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Owners are very friendly and helpful. They also have a friendly dog! Rooms are tidy and clean. But simple. Quiet and nice area. Bus stop right outside. Breakfast is nice. They do English breakfasts. Yay! Stayed here twice and will definitely stay here again if I go back to Oxford.

Thank Maria D
New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 July 2016

What a lovely, wonderfully situated, well run property. Terrific value. Just had brief contact with Kate; was helpful, pleasant. Really a nice experience. Walked into the center of town both mornings, though if need be I could have hoped on the bus (stop just a few feet away from the Acorn).

1Thank Jean H
Kent, England
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I returned to the Acorn Guest House for a second time after about four years and am happy to say it is as I remember it. We had a comfortable room on the first floor at the back of the house overlooking the garden. It was not big but was clean and quiet and everything worked. There was plenty of...

1Thank trailfinder58
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I had to visit Oxford for a funeral. My suit and clothing was creased and needed steam ironing and brushing. KATE and Henry were kind an helped me out with an iron and brush. They also allowed me to leave my bags for collection after the funeral. Guest house was very clean, situated in a quiet area and provided an...

1Thank glynrochej
Hawarden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I came to Oxford for job interviews and found this place online - I couldn't believe how affordable it was, especially as it was just a mile from the centre of the city! The place is fairly old-fashioned and kitschy, but I soon felt at home. My room (A1) was a little cold due to a draft, though there was...

1Thank KirstenRoseWrites
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I stayed here for two nights and was very impressed. Kate and her team go the extra mile to make you feel at home. They are all very friendly and helpful. Room was cosy and well-maintained. A word of warning- there are shared toilet and shower facilities. However, this didn't really bother me. Check in and check out was a...

1Thank david_edmonds91
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Kate is a gorgeous host, friendly and kind. I stayed on my own while touring a show. Touring by myself often feels lonely but staying at Acorn Guest House felt so homely and chatting with Kate really made my time in Oxford feel relaxed and lovely. Comfy bed and warm room. Good breakfast spread. Quiet. Super clean and fresh. Really...

1Thank Luca R

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kate and Henry have been running Acorn since March 2006, when they moved back to Oxford from St. Andrews to be close to family. ​ Acorn has eight rooms, ranging from singles with a shared bathroom to larger en suite twin and double rooms. Room prices range from £45 to £110 per night and include a generous continental breakfast. ​ Acorn offers free WiFi throughout and off-street parking (subject to availability). There is also unrestricted parking in adjacent streets. ​ There is a frequent direct bus service to and from the city centre, or it is an approx. twenty minute walk. ​ Annie the dog is a popular member of staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acorn Guest House

Address: 260 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1SE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $76 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Top floor rooms have better views”
erasmusb2013, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the first floor in the back - very quiet.”
Hortense910, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“all good rooms”
47bigtom, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Any room will do.”
607mikei, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Request a room to the back, ours oversaw the garden and was lovely!”
Naurael, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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