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The Reading Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   93-95 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0HA, England
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Ranked #14 of 16 Reading B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Meh. Not a terrible place, but certainly the advertising on booking websites is not justified, nor is the price. This is not a hotel, it is a fairly low-grade B&B. Fine to a degree, except if you are paying hotel prices (this was no cheaper than other places to stay in Reading) you should receive hotel-standard service. The multi-purpose receptionist/cook/greeter... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

On arriving there is a large car park next door to the hotel, the front door was locked and we had to ring the bell to call someone. A "receptionist" arrived quickly and we were soon booked in, the "receptionist" carried my wife's case up the stairs to our room ( a plus point) which was clean and warm as... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Bathroom window broken would not close meaning the room was freezing cold. No towels provided had to ask and received one hand towel between two people. If you want a shower you have to duck due to the way it's built. I'm a 5ft5 and I had to watch my head. The shower was as powerful as a water pistol.... More

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

i stayed for a couple of nights to see family nearby. i checked in at around 8:30pm on the friday night- they guy at the desk was very welcoming and friendly- even showed me to my room and showed me round the room. it was a good size for a single room and very clean- the bathroom had a shower... More

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Cowes, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

I arrived really late (11pm), but the reception was open and I got in. The room was clean, and the ensuite there and in full working order. The room had tea and coffee making facilities. The biscuits were nice the tea not the best, so if staying for a while you might want your own. The hotel was quite and... More

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

I was received by a guy wearing pijamas at 3PM; the room had no toillete (they advertise en suite luxury rooms!!!); terrible english! Although the employee was not rude, it seemed that he was there by accident. It was probably the worst hotel I had ever stayed in my life. Oh, and I don't think they change the sheets for... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Absolutely Terrible customer service, manager was Incredibly rude when we phoned to complain, stayed 2 nights & now covered in bites!!! Bed Bugs??!!! Very untidy, no apology from rude management & no refund.

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Address: 93-95 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0HA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #14 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Reading Hotel 3*
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