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pentahotel Reading

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Oxford Road, Reading RG1 7RH, England
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Berkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent facilities and service. A three day conference involving two nights stay. Breakfast and lunch all included. All top notch. Staff all friendly and helpful. The only thing negative is that they didn't ask me if I parked a car and offer me the discount voucher, I had to ask for one.

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the Penta before and would have considered it 3/5. Even though it looks like you are entering a nightclub when you come through the door with the decor, its a really nice atmosphere. Some guest may feel the music is too loud, but even a 40something like me likes it. On a recent visit, I stayed... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was on a course and work had put me up in this hotel. Really relaxed vibe to it, I got the impression that the staff did a bit of everything (checking in, table waiting, bar work) they all had Diesel t shirts as uniform. I got a really good impression from the moment I arrived. Stayed in room 309... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had never heard of Penta before, let alone stayed in one of the hotels. Great value, great breakfast...now recommending to friends and colleagues. I was a little hesitant before staying, but the overall experience was fantastic.

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Solihull
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was great for our one night stay. Huge bed as it was two singles pushed together. Very clean. One problem was that the bedding 'rustled' so every time you turned over the duvet woke you up. Another problem was that the clothes rail was not tall enough to accommodate a full length gown Room 134 was away from... More 

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Witney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel has a good atmosphere, rooms are clean and the staff are friendly. We weren't acknowledged for at least 10 minutes when we arrived and drinks at the bar can be expensive. We initially chose a smoking room but changed our minds. We were given another room without any problems and a complimentary late checkout. Very slight issues but... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've been staying at the Penta in Reading for nearly 5 years now. Unfortunatley this will be my last stay as the quality of the Hotel has been deteriorating year by year. - The lifts are out of order more often than not - The air conditioning in the room is completely useless and simply does not work in the... More 

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ph_Reading, Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am sorry to read your comments regarding your stay. I am confused regarding the lifts, as we have not had any issues with our guest lifts since April las year. Please be assured that all of the reception team speak fluent English, but it is nice to read that... More 

Reading, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Book late and get a bargain. Big rooms, big beds, a good base and comfortable stay but looks a bit tired around the edges, but a bargain at £65 for two. Heating an issue, but our fault for not reporting. Option of a smoking room a plus...for us. Would prefer slow , closing doors to escape the loud slams of... More 

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ph_Reading, Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am really pleased to read that you had a lovely stay with us. I will speak to our maintenace team to look into your comments regarding slamming doors as this should not be happening at all, please accept my apologise for this. Great to read that you enjoyd our... More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Staying here for one night for a private 'do'. Bar meal cost £27 for a pot of tea, a lime soda, a club sandwich and a caesar salad. Drinks extortionate. £17 for 3 drinks. And they ran out of Guinness. And Becks. Room okay. Huge comfy bed (two singles pushed together), lovely smooth sheets but the duvet 'rustled' every time... More 

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ph_Reading, Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am sorry to read that you found our menu too expensive. Should you have had the opportunity to go into town, you will have found that we are very competatively prices, with the qualtiy of a very high standard. Great that you found the bed comfy. Best wishes Steve... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here, arrived late and left early after a good breakfast where there was lots of good food options to choose from. Atmosphere on coming in the door very different from other hotels - relaxed, helpful people; just felt like a nice place to be. Room was good too. Simple but a big comfortable bed and a good shower.... More 

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ph_Reading, Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I'm really pleased to read that you had such a great stay with us. Thank you for your kind words regarding the staff, and great to read that you enjoyed our delicious breakfast too. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon. Best wishes Steve Thorne-Farrar Operations... More 

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