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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 1 week ago
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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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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked for the champagne afternoon tea as special treat for my sisters 40th birthday, 5 of us in total. On arrival we had a very private seating area but on reflection this was part of the problem. We had been there for 10 mins and more, no one had come near us. My friend had to go to bar and... More

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Berkshire, UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've not stayed here as I live locally but have enjoyed afternoon tea here several times, the afternoon tea. It's absolutely deliciions, plenty of beautifully made and cut finger sandwiches, stunning cakes and the best scones I've ever had. A lovely treat for the ladies whether celebrating a birthday or for a baby shower. Service excellent too and for those... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived for an overnight 'Romantic Break' booked via Mr and Mrs Smith very last minute! On arrival our car was whisked away and we were shown to our room on the second floor - a spacious room with huge bed, table and chairs, an enormous bathroom and plenty of storage. The Nespresso coffee machine, B&O music system and Molton... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Forbury was built in 1911 and is a substantial and imposing building looking over the Park in a great area of Reading. The square next door has offices around it and good restaurants with open seating where we had lunch yesterday and listened to raucous barristers bragging about their conquests and indiscreet comments about bad judges ! The hotel... More

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

I stayed here with my husband at the weekend. The staff were all friendly with the manager clearly having a good relationship with staff. The room was spotless and requests were met quickly. I would definitely recommend this hotel and would book again.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel for 3 nights. Dined at Michelin starred restaurant the first night. Second night tried hotel. Very surprised. Food very good hot and well cooked. Soup and sea bass excellent. Bedroom beautiful quirky, books B&O system with music and films. Had to run water initially until became hot. Breakfast was brilliant food to order hot and tasty.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here for a business meeting, it didn't disappoint! Staff were probably the friendliest and most helpful I have come across for a long time. Perhaps what you should expect from a hotel, however they did seem to really care and nothing was too much of a problem. Room (17) rear facing beautifully fitted out, comfy bed, shower and big bath.... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I recently stayed 2 nights at this Hotel - a last minute booking, unseen and no knowledge. Usually a recipe for disaster. Not so this time. Everything was a pleasant surprise. Every process went smoothly from arrival to in-room. The rooms by the way are fabulous. Great bathroom, proper bath and shower (even nice touches like bath oil in a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had such an amazing night away here! As soon as we turned up, our car was parked for us and a porter insisted on carrying our bags. The receptionist was incredibly helpful! The room was amazing. We were in a junior suite which was unbelievable! Surround sound music that is played in the bathroom and a selection of gorgeous... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Stayed here for fourth or fifth time for five days. The previous times we have stayed at the hotel rooms, but this time we stayed at the Forbury apartments. When we arrived at the hotel reception we had a very warm welcome. As always the staff was very helpful and friendly. Our reservation was for a two bedroom apartment but... 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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