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Rainbows Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   132-138 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AY, England
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Ranked #29 of 32 Hotels in Reading
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The Hotel seems a little worn out. There are a lot of narrow stairs. The room was small but quiet - ok. There is a small parking lot behind the hotel. Complimentary breakfast in the pizzaria on the corner. We stayed one night. The hotel is in walking distance from the city and shopping, the station and the Thames river.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My daughter and I stayed for one night ahead of Reading festival as we wanted to get there early next morning. The hotel is in a central location, there were 2 parking spaces available when we arrived at 9.30 pm. The receptionist was friendly and helpful. We stayed in room 2 which faced out on the car park at the... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Stayed for 1 night. The site says there is limited free parking onsite but does not mention that there appears to be no alternative parking within quick walking distance if that is taken. There are a few on-street parking spaces that become unlimited after 6 but they are like gold dust. Had a minor issue on arrival .. they had... More

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Bangalore, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The rooms are clean and comfortable. Very good location. Nice reception and good service. But the hotel is little congested and staircases are very basic. No lift is available. My office was near as well as Reading railway station.

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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The hotel is located on the busy Cavendish road halfway between the bridge and the station 5 mins walk either way. The receptionist is friendly and the rooms look basic but pleasant ...However... The Bathroom is as basic as it's plastic decor and smelt of damp. which comes form the missing curtain rail & no safety rail in sight, make... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I stayed in Rainbow for 2 months. The stay was very comfortable, hotel staff are really very co-operative and helping. The breakfast server is really good...specially the croissant..Rooms are very comfortable and neat and clean. i really enjoyed the stay for the entire 2 months. What i didnot like was the single room, which is really cramped and it is... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My work means I often stay away overnight and have stayed in all types of accommodation around the UK. Shame I didn't read the reviews on this one. Just went for the price as Premier Inn had managed to put up their room prices by £30 overnight! Not that I am a Premier Inn fan by any means but at... More

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Kent UK
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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Stayed at this hotel 2 years ago. They have a nice ground floor room just next to the main hotel which is perfect for me as Im disabled. Room very spacious clean and comfortable. My only negative is that the hotel has now been taken over from the old couple that previously ran it, and the nice English breakfast is... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I had to go to Reading in a hurry and booked this on the day - it was really the only cheap place left and I knew it was going to be a rapid bed and breakfast only - but to be honest, I wish I hadn't had to! The good points - the place is relatively central, five minutes... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Stayed here for one night as going to a concert in London. Adequate accomodation, clean but dated. Friendly staff on reception who let us into our room early and overnight accomodation was fine for what we paid (£54 for a double room). However, the breakfast is too be missed. We were the only ones there and it was help yourself... More

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Address: 132-138 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbows Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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