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Crescent Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   35 Coley Avenue, Reading RG1 6LL, England
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Ranked #31 of 32 hotels in Reading
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Weston SuperMare
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Hotels in Reading were booked solid, so this was a last resort. Reviews online were pretty bad, but it was cheap and not super far from the center of town. First night I got there was the only time I saw the management. He was pretty surely and seemed to react to checking me in as an awful struggle. But... More

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Dymchurch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Despite reviews we revisited whilst working in Reading for two days. The owner remembered us and made us very welcome. Yes, you can find signs of a hotel in need of some TLC. But the beds are clean and comfy, the shower works, there's tea and coffee and a working telly. A £3 fry up each with plenty of toast... More

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Burnley, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

This place was the most disgusting "hotel" I have stayed in. The place smelt of damp, grease and just filth. My feet stuck to the carpets and a the edges have never seen a vacuum. Our room had holes in the walls. The ensure was the pits. Mould everywhere just dirty. Even though the bedding seemed clean I did find... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed there wednesday night - besides the stains in the reception on the chair or the pealing paint and the stench off stail fried food only good thing about this 'hotel' is the proximity to the centre - our room smelled of a public toilet the decor was third rate and definately worth just under £100 a night however desperation... More

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Belfast
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I stayed in the Crescent Hotel for 2 nights recently when I had to stay in Reading due to an interview. I had booked this hotel looking a cheap overnight stay and started to worry after reading the reviews however when I arrived I realised I was silly to worry. For the price this hotel is perfect, a warm comfortable... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Just been to this hotel for one night and it's ideal walking distance to reading town centre about 10 mins but regarding the rest of it we checked in and went to our room that was a bit rough but ok for a couple of lads it was warm and beds ok and hot shower breakfast was good too.only thing... More

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Dymchurch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We read the terrible reviews but had already booked for the location - a cheap stay whilst working locally for 2 days. Arrived late, fearing the worst. The room was very pleasant, clean, all necessary comforts. No complaints, basic breakfast is good value, location is great for walking into town. Would stay again if working in the area.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Never never book a stay here. The management are a complete rip off, they are extremely unprofessional & rude. Once they have your card against a booking be prepared for them to take the money from your account even when you have tried to cancel. When tried to call them to cancel, came up against a very slurred voiced man... 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:2.5 star — Crescent Hotel 2.5*
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