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The Forbury Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ, England
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Ranked #1 of 32 hotels in Reading
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Ann A Salisbury, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here because I was running a workshop in Reading the following day. I was hot and tired when I arrived and they were speedy and responsive. They parked my car, sorted my luggage and my room was really delightful. I was on my own and the restaurant looked a bit quiet (menu looked great though) so I wandered out... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived at 9pm on a hot July evening and were efficiently checked in. However, on walking into our room we were disappointed to find it very hot and stuffy. I called reception and they immediately offered us an alternative. However, although not quite as bad, this was also hot and stuffy... and off we were taken to our last... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a package at the Forbury for one night for my wife's birthday. This included a bottle of champagne on arrival and a three course meal in the restaurant. On arrival our bags were whisked in doors by a cheerful and helpful porter who then parked our car for us. A good start. We were then shown up to... More

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Diss, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for my son's graduation - this was the 2nd time I've stayed at this hotel. Beautiful rooms, central location and excellent service - all of the staff were extremely helpful and go the extra mile to help you to have a great stay. I recommend the valet parking as the car parking is a little tight!

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travel a lot with work and can honestly say the Forbury is a real home from home. The food is excellent, but what really makes this place is the staff. One of the best boutique hotels I have stayed in and I have stayed in quite a few over the years!

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Lagos, Nigeria
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22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent another night at the Forbury Hotel last week and I must say that my view of the hotel as a hospital classy hotel was reinforced. The staff are very friendly and helpful and will bend over backwards to be accomodating. Excellent location too! It's unlikely that I will be in Reading again any time soon, but I will... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely love this place! Well reading a little bit less... it's not a very charming city! But this hotel is exceptional! By the situation in Reading, the staff(the lady at the breakfast was very professional, a big smile, and most important does a great coffee!) The food is of a very high standard too. I ate few times during... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night as we were in the area and decided to treat ourselves to a fancy hotel, and it was everything we hoped for. The staff were helpful and charming and the hotel itself combined the modern boutique feel with the period features of the building perfectly. Our room was luxurious, comfortable and quiet, providing a... More

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Shropshire
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102 reviews 102 reviews
47 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would really recommend - absolutely delicious cakes and such fresh sandwiches and scones. Really worth a visit if you are in Reading. Hotel very impressive - would like to stay on another occasion. Will certainly book for afternoon tea on my next visit.

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Exeter
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we stepped into the hotel the reception was incredibly helpful, valet parking helped with our luggage, check in swift and prepared for us. The suite room we had was tastefully decorated and very comfortable with a shower that if had been possible we would have stolen to bring home as the best both my husband and I... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Reading #1 Luxury Hotel in Reading #1 Business Hotel in Reading
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A luxury hotel with a private house feel, The Forbury has been designed to meet the needs of the single business person or couple seeking refuge from the “rat race”. The bedrooms and suites provide a sumptuous and stimulating environment. Every feature has been designed with comfort in mind. From huge beds with the finest Egyptian cotton sheets to American walnut floors with underfloor heating and fine Italian chrome bath fittings, nothing has been overlooked. ... more   less 
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