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Amherst Guest House

73 Russell Street, Reading RG1 7XG, England
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Amherst Guest House
Ranked #2 of 16 Reading B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Karlsruhe, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoiyed our stay there very much. The room was big- an very comfortable. Ask for "Maple the chicken" ;) Only a few steps away is a small store- where you can buy some food- to have a small meal at the evening. Its lovely there ! Greez

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Szczecin, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very lovely place, atmosphere and owners. Rooms are very clean, very well equipped-microwave, kettle, little fridge,snacks, water, towels, cosmetics. Very close walking distance to shopping street. Very crispy clean bedding, big TV. Food-breakfast excellent choice, very well prepared. I will definitely stay there again. Thank you ! Beata, Poland.

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Reading, UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks so much for your hospitality during the last 2weeks. I will definitely be back and recommend your B&B to anyone who likes quality and comfort away from home. Lovely additional touches and amazing coffee! Can't believe you're in the centre of Reading. A real find! Helen

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place. If I was in the area again I would definitely stay again. Well appointed room with a fridge and the added bonus of a microwave should yo need it. Attentive management and a very comfortable bed!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable and welcoming; went out of their way to allow early check in (I was going to a wedding nearby) and to offer advice with local travel. En-suite double room was spotless, comfortable, and generously equipped with everything you might want - from tissues to a microwave!

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Norwich
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been using Amherst for over a year now and was very pleased to see that Doug and Cath have generated another award for excellence. Amherst is convenient for Reading town centre, where I'm working, but also provides comfortable clean, well-managed accommodation. Parking is available at the front of Amherst and the breakfasts are effectively as you choose at a... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Amherst measured up to all the great reviews I read before booking our rooms. The location was great (slightly out of the center of town), rooms were spotless, beds comfy, breakfast just right (finally - a cup of good coffee), price was right, but best of all was the attention we got from Doug and Cath, the managers! Under their... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I agree with all the reviews. My husband and I stayed two nights- first on our way to Penzance and then the last night before flying back to Boston. We stayed in "Ralph's room" #5 at the top of the stairs. Loved it. Overlooked the garden, lots of space, and a super comfortable bed. Never having been to Reading before,... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I stay here on a regular basis, i can't flaut anything, the rooms are excellent and the food is incredible and if you don't like somthing or they haven't got they will go out and get it for you. They are soo thoughtful, for example on our most recent stay the room we normally have was occuiped so they gave... More

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Nottingham
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I've stayed in most of the hotels and guesthouses in Reading due to being here on business. I've never felt more comfortable or relaxed as I have at Amhurst. The first night I stayed I had a wonderful nights sleep and actually ended up booking in for many weeks after. The rooms are very clean and well presented. There are... More

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Address: 73 Russell Street, Reading RG1 7XG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located only 10 minutes walk from The Oracle Shopping Centre and Reading town centre's restaurants, shops and bars. We are conveniently situated 10 minutes walk from the central train station and buses head into town every few minutes from outside Amherst.All our rooms are en-suite with double beds and are furnished with good quality linen, feather duvets and pillows to guarantee a good nights sleep. Our rooms are equip with LCD TV's with DVD, fridges, microwaves, hair dryers, and generous welcome trays with snacks and beverages. Free High Speed Wireless internet access throughout the building. Free parking is available on request.There is a Marks & Spencers food outlet a minutes walk from Amherst and a Tesco Express a 3 minute walk away.We offer a choice of a full cooked breakfast or lighter healthier options. Good quality clean accommodation with high levels of service. ... more   less 
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