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Crescent Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   35 Coley Avenue, Reading RG1 6LL, England
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I needed to get out of London for a day or two and having never been to Reading I decided that's where I would go. I found this hotel on laterooms.com for £50. It looked very nice in the picture. I booked a double room. When I arrived, the hotel from the outside looked absolutely nothing like the pictures. I... More 

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Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Avoid at all costs! The hotel is very dated, the man on the reception was unhelpful when we arrived and the electric shower leaks water from inside the shower unit!! Very noisy all night and in the early hours of the morning meaning I couldn't even get a decent nights sleep! In 12 years working away this is the worst... More 

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wakefield
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I was unfortunate enough to book this hotel on the the 27th October for two nights,the hotel is run down,the reception was scruffy and the bedroom was a lot worse.the hot water tap had no water coming from it, the shower had a slight trickle.the shower tray was cracked and chipped green mold all round it, also the kettle didn't... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Shocked at the state of the place knew it was a special offer but did not expect it to be so bad. on arrival informed a member of staff I had a hearing problem he then thought it best to shout at me that did not help I needed clarity once in my awful room, a tiny window that would... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Had to stop over in reading and once again this was the only hotel that was available near the centre. The room I had was pleasant. It was nothing more than average but clean and comfortable. However, the bathroom was small. Is good for what it is which is a cheap hotel near the centre

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stayed here a couple of nights as everything else was booked. The room was really bad, small, stain marks in the ceiling. The carpet bedding was poor and the tv barely worked. The bathroom is the worst I've seen. I can't recommend this place. I will not stay again unless I have no choice

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Wallingford
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I'm telling you now ... The only reason this hotel is still in business is because of first time visitors . Everything is either dirty or broken - no money has been spent on upkeep in last 15years please please understand it's awful .

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Avoid unless you are a builder and need a cheap place to rest with your workmates. Quite possibly the worst hotel I have ever been to. Shower leaking through the electrics, the smallest TV with the hilarious VCR attached. Is it still 1980 there? You can hear every movement of every other guest, Every floorboard creek, every voice. And I... More 

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Weston SuperMare
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Although the hotel was a good location about a 12 minute walk to Reading central, it was a massive dissapoitment. The hotel had a funny smell, there was one plug socket, paint pealing in shower. Hot tap not working. Needs some tlc and comeplete makeover as very old fashioned, disliked the layout too.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This place is in need of desperate revamp! The location is perfect only 15 mins slow walk to Reading centre. The Hotel is dark over carpeted, smells horrible and our bathroom sink only had cold running water,the shower unit is not even worth mentioning although it was clean the shower floor paint was flaking away. The bedroom was ok clean... More 

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Address: 35 Coley Avenue, Reading RG1 6LL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Crescent Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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