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The Forbury Hotel

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26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Always a big fan of Mr and Mrs Smith, a night away with the mrs and 90% of hotels on this particular Saturday being fully booked - we trusted this hotel with our night away. A pleasant place, fantastic interior, nice bose sound system with in bathroom music, great touch. No air conditioning a little disappointing for a 5* hotel... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

since we could have not be able to find an hotel in oxford choose this hotel. it is a t-real luxury hotel with grat service.breakfast was great as well. only consno AC and very smal window so in hot days will not be so enjoyable..

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello, my boyfriend & I went to THIS fabulous hotel. The decor is cute And elegant, the service is good. BUT did preffer to eat out.... Will come again soon Will recommend this place to friends and Family. Thank you xx

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Scotland
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for Ascot for two nights - this hotel is a quiet and calm boutique haven with beautiful and classy public areas and solid good quality comfortable rooms. Friendly personalised service and we really enjoyed ourselves here. Nearby central Reading was pretty lively on a Saturday night but this hotel is tucked away in a quiet street and isn't impacted.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the apartments behind the hotel while in town for work. Had a huge 2 bd/2.5 bath. Balconies off the living room and one of the bedrooms with nice views. Bathrooms were updated with nice tile and towel warmer. Bed was comfortable. Staff was really friendly and helpful. My only negative comment would be that it could be a... More 

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sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok so we are in the Forbury Apartments, part of the hotel setup. My wife and I have used this as a base for a family holiday for two weeks. At first in a two bedroom then in the Penthouse. I have used serviced apartments over the years in Reading but this place is something else. Yes it's a bit... More 

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United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The apartments do not deserve to be called Forbuy and we had to be moved even though we were staying a week. The shower water takes a really long to to heat.. Leave the room for tea then come back. Once it heats. It is HOT enough to burn. And finally, it can be very chilly and damp here and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

this hotel is fantastic and so are the staff I lived in their apartment block at the rear of the hotel but had full use of the facilities. it is in walking distance of the train station and town centre but tucked away. Also in walking distance to the Oracle a real must to find great restaurants

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were looking for overnight accommodation and not knowing the area were helped in choosing a hotel by trip advisor reviews; the Forbury had very good reviews so thought it would be worth a try. We booked one of the deluxe rooms and were certainly not disappointed. The room really was fantastic and luxurious, every little detail had been thought... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My company held a business seminar here and it was a complete success. The staff hovered but were not overly intrusive. The food and more importantly the coffee were fantastic. The facilities really were stunning. I cant wait to come back and stay!

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