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Travelodge Reading Whitley

387 Basingstoke Road | Whitley, Reading RG2 0JE, England
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Ranked #16 of 33 Hotels in Reading
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Welsh-couple11 South Wales
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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South Wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite easy to find close to the M4 at Junct 11 and in the back yard of the The World Upside Down pub. Needs a bit of decorating to freshen it up but the room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Car park was a good size so no problem parking. A very positive point was the pub close... More 

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TravelodgeUK, Amy from the Social Media team at Travelodge Reading Whitley, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you were happy with the location of our hotel and that you found your room was comfortable and that you found our new beds to be comfortable. We will look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very basic and dated requires updating to the new travelodge style. New beds are comfy with a good nights sleep. Parking is on site with no charges. Staff ok. Pub next door is certainly in need of a refurb.

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Rochdale England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel itself smelt like a charity shop bordering on an old peoples home. I should have stayed for 4 nights but only managed 3. The beds are nice and new, but it is very plain and boring. The bathrooms have not been updated. Because Ascot was on I had to pay £96 a night as well..............

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TravelodgeUK, Niki from the Social Media team at Travelodge Reading Whitley, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We’re pleased to learn that you enjoyed our new Dreamer beds. We feel that we offer all that is needed for a comfortable night’s stay. We do not provide extras which other hotels may provide so we can keep our room rates low. Feedback is invaluable and we thank you for taking the time to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I have stayed at other Travelodge hotels before but was disappointed with this one. The corridors had a 'fusty' smell. The rooms were clean and spacious. The towels were old and had very bad wear and tear. There wasn't any bath mats to step on out of the shower. There is very little near to the hotel. On my list... More 

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TravelodgeUK, Amy from the Social Media team at Travelodge Reading Whitley, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you found your room was clean and spacious; we are however sorry to learn that the corridors had an unpleasant smell and of the poor condition of your bath towels. Your feedback will help us to make the required improvements, we do hope this has not deterred you from staying... More 

West Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We chose this Travelodge because of four things: - Good price on the website - Only 5 minutes away from the M4 - Family room for 4 - Free parking We arranged to go to the Harry Potter Studios the following morning, therefore staying here was a break in travelling from South Wales. The Harry Potter Studios was only about... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Recently refurbished, had two nights here, everything was great, from the time we arrived to the time we left. The lodge was behind a pub, which did great food, and fab breakfast!! Left some expensive jewellery behind by accident, and the honest staff had it in an envelope waiting for us , great stay well recommended

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I booked for two nights in June 15, apprehensive as I had experienced the old Travelodge Brand previously and they were a bit tired to be polite. This however was excellent. Clean, Fresh and Airy rooms with great upgraded beds and pillows. The reception welcome was great, attentive staff who explained everything. Yes there was some noise as cars left... More 

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Tamworth UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were doing an event at the Hilton 1/2 a mile away. I have staid in the Hilton previously but for some one working I think this is far better value for money. Clean, reasonable size room, new beds, quiet, wifi (free 30 mins then 3GBP for 24 hours) the usual free tea and coffee. The rooms have decent size... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Midweek one night stay for business. Clean and spacious rooms - in that spartan travelodge way. Nice and quiet - windows open, woken by birds tweeting in hedge just outside. But it was breakfast in a box and carvery pub across car park didn't open until 8.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stayed here for one night to visit family. It was well located between Earley and reading town centre. When we booked in the carpark was full of white vans so we thought great, this place is going to be noisy and cheap and not maintained. We couldn't have been more wrong. Place has just been decorated and beds upgraded.... More 

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