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Welcome to The Balkan Lodge Hotel

Address: 315 Iffley Rd, Oxford, OX4 4AG

Telephone: 01865 244524 01865 244524

Hotel Description

A warm welcome awaits you at the Balkan Lodge Hotel in Oxford. From the moment you arrive we want you to feel at home and relaxed. Whether you are visiting for business or pleasure you are assured of the personal attention that creates a friendly and informal atmosphere that only a privately owned family run hotel can pride itself to offer. The hotel just been recently refurbished high levels of comfort in all our rooms. Free & secure Wi-fi internet thouth out the hotel. We can accommodate up to 25 guests in our rooms. The Balkan Lodge Hotel is located in the Iffley area of Oxford, close to the River Thames, or Isis as it is known in Oxford. The hotel is close to Oxford city centre a 5 minute bus or a taxi ride with easy access to the ring road and the M40 motorway connecting London and Birmingham and their airports. The hotel is also a 5 minute drive from the Oxford based BMW Mini plant. The hotel has its own private secure gated car park for all guests.

Our Facilities

  • Pet Friendly
  • Parking Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Bar
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Laundry Service
  • Ironing Service
  • Wifi Available
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Vegetarian Food Available

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Hotel Reviews - The Balkan Lodge Hotel

Nice Stay Close To The City
We had a really nice stay in this hotel. The staff was very friendly and gave very good suggestions. The rooms were small but very clean. The breakfast was very good.

Only one suggestion ...

The curtains were very light. We woke up very early every day because of the light from outside.

Thanks for the very nice stay!

Inge De Cleyn - 8th Jul, 2017
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Good Value B&b Hotel Near Oxford
Good breakfast made with speed & excecution by receptionist/chef. Local knowledge on taxis & bus fares & drop off points in Oxford was brief & to the point. Very convenient on Iffley Road.

David Ogg - 4th Jul, 2017
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Totally Satsfied
We really enjoyed our stay. The hotel was spotless, inside and out and the level of service was excellent. We were particularly grateful that, having arrived much later than intended for a wedding locally, the hotel quickly organised a taxi into Oxford and saved the day.

Martin Kearns - 3rd Jul, 2017
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Neighborhood Outside Of Town
Very comfortable and quiet. Polite and friendly manager. Easy to bus into town if you don\'t have a car.

Nancy Schneberger - 3rd Jul, 2017
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My Stay At Balkan Lodge Hotel
Good place for relex and delicious breakfast.

Wing Ching Joe Tang - 28th Jun, 2017
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Good Value For Money
Great service, clean and at a walking distance to the city center

Beatriz Diez Esperanza - 28th Jun, 2017
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Glenn
very clean and pleasant hotel, with friendly host. ideal location for our visit to oxford and Blenheim palace. nice breakfast.

Glenn Lawrence - 26th Jun, 2017
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Family Stay At Balkan Lodge
This was our 2nd stay at Balkan Lodge. Great value for money. Clean, comfortable and welcoming. Great breakfast. I would recommend this to anyone.

Neil Clark - 24th Jun, 2017
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Excellent Short Break
John the host was welcoming, pleasant and could not be more helpful. Hotel was spotlessly clean and the location made it easy to get into city

Terry Stroud - 24th Jun, 2017
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Very Welcoming
The hotel was very welcoming and checin was very efficient.we were there on the hottest day of the year. Although there was no air conditionig, the room felt cool. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. We left early and did not have the breckfast.

Ian Belcher - 23rd Jun, 2017
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Can\'t Fault The Hotel
Excellent accommodation,would highly recommend

DAVID EVANS - 16th Jun, 2017
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All Good
Excellent value accommodation with good car parking close to Oxford. Friendly welcome, room had all we needed, full English breakfast was freshly cooked and really tasty. Bus stop outside - 10 mins to centre or lots of taxix.

Glenys Timmons - 14th Jun, 2017
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Warm Welcome And A Yummy Breakfast.
Met with a warm welcome from the host. We were able to check in early, given great advice about where to go in Oxford. The room was spotless. Breakfast was yummy. We had a great stay at Balkan Lodge and hope to return soon.

Helen Ingman - 12th Jun, 2017
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Very Nice Personal
We really enjoyed our stay at the Balkan Lodge. The room was clean and comfortable. Besides, the personal was very efficient and welcoming. We also enjoyed the breakfast. We really recommend it :)

Barbara Cusachs - 12th Jun, 2017
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A Real Find In Oxford
I was delighted with the accommodation. I have stayed in Oxford a few times and enjoyed this hotel the most. Access to the centre is so easy. The room was very comfortable and clean .Breakfast was excellent. The fact that the owner runs the property makes all the difference. I will definitely be back

Josephine Casey - 12th Jun, 2017
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Great Hotel
Looks great inside and out. Lovely kept gardens. Inside nice and clean full of pictures and plants. Lovely clean room/ ensuite. Bed was very comfortable. Hotel manager very welcoming and helpful. Everything you could possibly want at breakfast which was 7pnd PPP. Would happily stay again.

jacqueline harvey - 11th Jun, 2017
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Only One Night
Easy to find, great location if you don\'t mind a stroll into town or by the river. Free parking, clean, friendly and welcoming. I only stayed one night but will definitely stay here again when next in Oxford.

Gerald Garratty - 10th Jun, 2017
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Great Experience
had a wonderful time there. Comfortable bed, clean room and friendly staff. I had everything I needed to relax after a long day and get a good nights sleep. Would stay here again.

Melanie Dembinsky - 10th Jun, 2017
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Great Value And Location
Whilst hunting for somewhere to stay in Oxford for two couples spending the day perusing the city and planning for a theatre event in the evening we soon discovered that staying anywhere in the city centre would be very expensive.

The Balkan Lodge Hotel was the perfect alternative, a little way out of the city but easily accessible via a short bus ride or taxi journey. Better still, the hotel is just down the road from the River Towpath which presents you with a glorious walk into town (about 25-30 minutes) I would recommend this option, it really made our day.

The hotel itself was ideal for our needs for one night, plenty of parking, pretty well kept gardens front and back, small but clean and smart rooms, lovely breakfast and most important: friendly, helpful people! Great choice!

Mr. John Warne - 5th Jun, 2017
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Very Homely And Freindly
We found this hotel to be perfect for our trip.the owner was very helpful and friendly .the hotel itself was immaculately clean and breakfast was very good

paul davis - 5th Jun, 2017
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Short Break
Excellent hospitality with a very obliging and friendly manager who could not do enough for you. Hotel spotlessly clean with onsite car parking. Easy access to city by bus. Would stay here again.

Mr Milburn - 31st May, 2017
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Immaculate Hotel
We knew this hotel was not going to be grand, or an architectural masterpiece, but it was spotlessly clean, nice staff, and the breakfast was great too! Also enough parking that we could leave our car there and go off for the afternoon, ditto the following morning after checkout - this is a plus in Oxford. Very satisfied.

Brian Morgan - 30th May, 2017
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Fantastic Bank Holiday Stay At The Balkan In Oxford
The Balkan was an excellent place to stay; the own, who has had the hotel for twenty-two years, was extremely friendly and helpful from the moment we arrived to when we departed. The rooms were a good size, shower was good and the breakfast was fantastic. It only took us half an hour to walk in to the centre of the city along the picturesque path next to the Thames. Cannot recommend the hotel highly enough and it was very good value as we stayed over the May bank holiday so book early!! Will definitely go back to the Balkan hotel when we return to the area again. P.S. As we were walking around Oxford we did not see many hotels at all in the centre

Wendy Parkhurst - 30th May, 2017
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Perfect!
It was a great place to stay, location was good, and the room was really clean. What more could you want?

Ben Redpath - 30th May, 2017
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Nice Place To Stay
Very friendly owner, we found a spotless clean room incl. bath in a well maintained house. The full english breakfast is very good and after you feel fit for the day and Oxford. A bus stop is just 1 minute away, so the city centre is easy to reach. Free Car parking in the back of the house. We come again.

Hartmut Fenstermann - 21st May, 2017
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O2 Academy Gig And Sightseeing
Nice clean hotel with friendly, helpful staff and free wifi. Good price for Oxford hotels and ideally placed for the O2 Academy and sightseeing in Oxford (both approx 20 mins walk). Nice cooked breakfast and breakfast selection and free car parking.

Keith Sokulski - 20th May, 2017
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Excellent Attention
Excellent attention and perfect breakfast.

Maria Jose Torres Aboal - 19th May, 2017
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Weekend With Mum
Really enjoyed our stay - very clean, welcoming and friendly. The staff and John the Manager couldn\'t do enough and we felt very happy to be there

Lorraine Gunn - 15th May, 2017
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The Balkan Lodge Hotel Oxford
Very comfortable, clean accommodation. Friendly welcoming staff. Excellent breakfast selection. Ideally located for Oxford City Centre and the River Thames.

Mrs Reeks - 15th May, 2017
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Last Minute Booking
Everything at The Balkan Lodge Hotel was clean and tidy with a very good welcome and good choice at breakfast. Fitted our requirements perfectly.

Mr. Andrew Read - 12th May, 2017
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Positieve Revieuw
Very pleasant people in the hotel.

Hotel itself very good for visiting oxford but also a good base for cartrips to the cotswalds.

arthur slavenburg - 7th May, 2017
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Loveley Clean Hotel
Hotel was amazingly clean and tidy. Will book to stay there again.Though shame breakfast was not included in price.

MARK HUDSON - 5th May, 2017
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Great One Night Stay
Friendly, helpful staff. Very comfortable and clean. Good location - within walking distance of centre and also on bus route. Would stay again.

Louisa Hall - 3rd May, 2017
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All Perfectly Correct.
I would definietly recommend this hotel to my friends. Nice service , clean rooms, decent price.

krystian zielinski - 3rd May, 2017
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Good English Hotel
Very kind hotel owner. Very good personally waited breakfast. Nice cosey rooms. Very good beds. Free Carpark. Hotel is well situated.

We will certainly come back.

Paul Stockman - 29th Apr, 2017
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Lovely Clean Hotel, Superb Breakfast
Warm friendly and inviting, lovely place to stay, clean comfortable bedroom, larger than a standard single bed, very comfy, tastefully decorated room, very small ensuite with great shower though! Towels could have been a little more luxurious (fraid round the edges) i was in room 2 which was at the front of the property which there was road noise ( even with the windows closed ) plenty of tea and coffee with biscuits in the room, a tv and phone, dressing table and wardrobe plenty of space for hanging clothes. On site car park. Would stay again ( needed to stay close to john radcliffe hospital ) having said that i did feel a little overpriced ? But the friendly clean and attention made up for this

Amanda Edmond - 27th Apr, 2017
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Sunny,wonderful Weekend In Oxford
Stayed in hotel for one night with my family.Excellent choice for a hotel,close to town with taxi 6 minutes,free wifii clean,comfortable beds,great breakfast with lots of choice.Free car park, we also could use next day after check out.The staff very friendly and helpful.High recommended.Thank you very much.

Gosia Gagala - 10th Apr, 2017
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Excellent Stay - As Always
This is my 4th stay at The Balkan Lodge. It is a perfect place to stay away from the city.

Comfy beds clean room, excellent breakfast with plenty of choices.

i have recommended to all my friends! staff are charming!!

Shirley Robertshaw - 5th Jul, 2016
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Easter Visit
My wife and I stayed for 2 nights on the nights of 6 - 7 April. The welcome was warm and friendly, the room pleasant. The breakfast was excellent and the hotel only a short bus ride from the centre of Oxford. Will stay again next time we visit Oxford and recommend it to anyone.

Mr. Alan Munton - 10th Apr, 2012
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Weekend In Oxford
Balkan Lodge was excellent. Quiet room even though overlooking a busy road. Clean and comfortable. Friendly and welcoming. Plenty of good advice about getting in and out of Oxford - just ten minutes away on a regular bus service from across the road. Breakfast perfectly adequate. Easy parking at the rear.

Dave McCall - 26th Mar, 2012
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Good Value For Money
We have stayed at the Balkan Lodge Hotel several times and for the price can highly recommend it for cleanliness and comfort. The staff are very friendly and helpful. It is very convenient for the city centre. There is an excellent choice for breakfast and very filling. We shall certainly stay there again.

Mrs. Nancy Robson - 22nd Aug, 2011
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Tired Hotel But Decent Value
I booked the 4 poster room for my girlfiends birthday as we'd never stayed in a 4 poster before. The hotel itself could do with updating it's decor but the staff were friendly and the room was clean. The 4 poster bed itself was great and would cost a lot more to stay in one in most places, the hotel is close enough that you can walk into the centre without too much hassle or taxi's aren't that expensive either, there was a bit of traffic noise at night as you really had to leave the window open during the night as there was no A/C and it was a hot summers evening. Breakfast was ok with a decent choice of hot foods alongside the usual cereals etc, though the quality of the ingredients (bacon/sausage etc) left a little to be desired. Overall a pleasant stay, though I'm not sure I'd bother with a normal room here the 4 poster is well worth booking if you want to experience one!

Mr. Alastair Rutt - 4th Jul, 2011
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Our Stay
A friendly welcome with infomative advice

comfortable and clean room good parking on site, will again when coming to Oxford.

Mr. Ian Rounce - 30th Jun, 2011
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Excellent
We stayed one night 20th June 2011. We were very comfortable and well looked after.

Thank you

Mrs. Carol BARNARD - 23rd Jun, 2011
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Very Pleasant Stay
I honestly enjoyed my stay. The room was clean and quiet. The staff was very polite and helpful. If I had more comfortable shoes with me I would enjoy walking to the city centre instead of taking the bus. In case I have to visit Oxford again in the future, I will definitely choose this hotel.

Miss. Aikaterini Organtzi - 10th Jun, 2011
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Nice & Quiet
Nice and quiet hotel! I would recommend it to a friend!

Mr. Alejandro Mora - 29th May, 2011
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