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The Forbury Hotel

5.0 of 5 26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for two separate two week stays at the beginning of the year, I chose one of their serviced apartments due to the duration as I liked the idea of more space and some kind of a kitchen to cook my own food, do my own laundry etc. Hotel food gets very tedious very quickly. Whilst the hotel... More 

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london
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you go to the Forbury the first quest that hits you, is what is this hotel doing in Reading? Despite living locally i've stayed a couple of times and put up family or business guests there who alerts rave about it. Beautiful rooms and quiet location in the middle of Reading. look at the website, it's not the normal... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for in a junior suite with breakfast included. The junior suite was lovely, very nice decor and feel to the room. We were unable to change the temperature in the room so became very hot - opened a window but outside was quite noisy so this was frustrating. Lovely big bath tub to sink into (needed bubble bath... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is extremely nice inside with lots of luxury items in the room. Nice sound system, nice bathroom, luxury feel to the whole place....BUT...could not believe there was no control of the heating in the bedroom. I was awake half the night as the room was so hot. No air con or thermostat. Suggestion from the reception was open... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I chose The Forbury as our wedding venue (see separate review which is soon to come); for this review I will focus on the hotel itself. We stayed the night before the wedding, along with some of our bridal party and my family, and my husband and I also stayed the night after (as well of course... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Forbury Hotel is just a short walk from Reading railway station and town centre, it takes 20 minutes to walk to the University London Road Campus. The Forbury stands in a quiet spot next to the Forbury Gardens with it's famous lion statue. Next door are two restaurants including a modern Carlito's The Oracle centre is 5 minutes walk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely stay, beautiful surroundings and very friendly staff at the desk who valet parked the car would definitely recommend this for a stay in Reading or the surrounding area, ideally placed for the business centre or the railway station

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've traveled a fair amount for work, all over the world, and stayed at some amazing properties. The Forbury is easily one of the top two hotels I've ever experienced. This property was not my original Reading reservation. Without berating another property just a few blocks away, suffice it to say when I called from the other place that I... More 

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Yatton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

What a lovely hotel. From courteous front-of-house staff to the cleanliness and décor in the rooms, The Forbury Hotel is a lovely place to spend an evening after a night out in Reading. The room we stayed in had a fab stereo with some CDs, a good telly which you could hear in the bathroom - perfect when you're having... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Practically perfect in every way: beautiful, clean, excellent staff, rooms are large and very well appointed, located next to the Abbey gate (1121 AD) and a short walk to offices and shopping. The hotel anticipates every need of a traveler and exceeds expectations. We arrived at 10:30 this trip and found that the area restaurants had already closed. The hotel... More 

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Address: 26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Forbury Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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