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Amherst Guest House

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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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  • 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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Kent
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Amherst over the Bank Holiday Weekend and was very impressed. We arrived earlier than we should have but we were still able to come straight in and get comfortable. The owner printed a map of the area so we knew where everything was which was helpful and considerate. The bed was comfy and best of all... More

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

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
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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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Providence Rhode Island
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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
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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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Additional Information about Amherst Guest House

Address: 73 Russell Street, Reading RG1 7XG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6

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