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The Forbury Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Malaysia
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192 reviews 192 reviews
35 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in an apartment for a week, and found it very convenient as a base for for our travels around Berkshire/Gloucestershire The apartments are significantly different to the hotel - the hotel is very traditionally decorated, and I am sure that it would be a romantic destination! The apartment is far more utilitarian, but no less comfortable, and is... More

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Grimsby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed out stay at the Forbury. The property was well appointed, the rooms very comfortable and the staff incredibly helpful. Close to Heathrow this property is well worth a visit. We were close to the High St in Reading for shopping.

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Reading
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here the night after our wedding day (a start to our honeymoon) and it was fabulous! The room was comfortable, clean and just beautiful. We went down for breakfast in a beautiful restaurant and the food was incredible! Just great, we loved it here.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here as part of my partners birthday celebrations- we pulled up outside and a Porter helped with our bags and parked our car for us. We were given room 36 a lovely room and a very large bathroom with massive Bath and walk in shower. We'd heard great things about the the cocktails so we got dressed up... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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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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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