Landing at Heathrow at 10.30 am on 26.11.04
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Shekhar Phatak  Identity Verified
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Nov 9, 2004

Hi everyone,

When I registered for the convention, I had a lot of doubts. But thanks to all the participants of this forum, all my questions have already been answered. I will now be taking a bus from Heathrow to Oxford and expect to reach Oxford sometime in the afternoon on 26.11.04. Booking a hotel room is the only task remaining now. I would like to have a single room with attached bathroom. Does anyone have recommendations for a hotel close to the venue?

Thanks in advance!

Looking forward to see you all in Oxford,

Shekhar


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Edward Potter  Identity Verified
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I just booked Nov 9, 2004

These are the two I came up with that have vacancy as of a couple of days ago:

Acorn House
Address: 260 - 262 Iffley Rd.
Phone: (1865) 247 998
Prices: 64 pounds double
48 pounds double for 1 person
39 pounds 2 single bed room
There were no other options available for the convention dates.

Newton House
Address: 82 - 84 Abingdon Rd.
Phone: (1865) 240 561
Price: 47 pounds



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Shekhar Phatak  Identity Verified
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Thanks a lot Edward. Nov 9, 2004

Do you by any chance also have the email address for these two?

Shekhar
Edward Potter wrote:

These are the two I came up with that have vacancy as of a couple of days ago:

Acorn House
Address: 260 - 262 Iffley Rd.
Phone: (1865) 247 998
Prices: 64 pounds double
48 pounds double for 1 person
39 pounds 2 single bed room
There were no other options available for the convention dates.

Newton House
Address: 82 - 84 Addinton Rd.
Phone: (1865) 240 561
Price: 47 pounds



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Anne Lee  Identity Verified
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email address for Acorn House and Newton House Nov 10, 2004

Their email address is acorn_gh_oxford@freezone.co.uk.

When I just called, they still had rooms available for Fri & Sat.

For Newton House, it is newton.house@btinternet.com, and they also still have room(s) that week-end.
A slight correction for Newton House: it is situated in Abingdon Road - I know Oxford can be a maze as I used to live there many years ago.


http://www.oxford.gov.uk/tourism/accommodation-search.cfm

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Shekhar Phatak  Identity Verified
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Thanks Anne! Nov 10, 2004

Thanks for the e-mail IDs. I have already sent mails to them and awaiting their reply.

Thanks again.

Looking forward to see you in Oxford.

Regards,

Shekhar


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Shekhar Phatak  Identity Verified
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Hello Anne/Edward Nov 19, 2004

I wrote to both these on the day you posted this reply but am yet to get a reply. But in the meanwhile someone had posted a link to a site where I could book a room for £80 for two days. So now I shall be staying at Nanford Guesthouse. Thanks a lot for your help.

See you in Oxford,

Cheers!

Shekhar


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