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Crescent Hotel

3.0 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
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 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
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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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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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
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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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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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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*
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