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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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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this Hotel for work. I really hope they put me up here again. Hotel is well worth the 5 star rating. I was only here for one night so can only really comment on the service and room. I had trouble finding the Hotel, but after a quick phone call to reception they guided me in. They... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have now spent two wedding anniversaries at The Forbury, two different rooms, and to say we're smitten is an understatement. From the decor, service to the food, everything was just perfect.

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CRYPTO2008
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So let me start with the positives. The decor of this hotel is very nice. My room was well presented, with good facilities. It was equipped with a sound system that plays into the beautiful bathroom. Whilst not the largest room, overall it was nice. There is no air-conditioning, though the windows do open and a fan is also provided.... More 

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Crowthorne, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just love the Forbury Hotel and try and get there for special occasions. We went last weekend with some friends to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Unfortunately we could only stay one night on this occasion :-( It was superb from the beautiful suites right down to the fantastic meal in their restaurant Cerise. A special mention and thanks... More 

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Bishop's Stortford, UK
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night as a special treat and had a great time. The staff were wonderful. So helpful and friendly and our room was great. Had afternoon tea, evening meal and room service breakfast (yes, we were full!) and all were excellent. The only reason we haven't given 5 stars is that we found the lift situation a little... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This really is a luxury hotel from the Bang and OlufsenTV and sound system which you can listen to in the fabulous bathroom to the fresh milk in the fridge ready for your morning tea. Dinner was excellent and breakfast, fresh cooked to order, was just as good. The staff are very friendly and exceptionally helpful. I asked where the... More 

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Stirling
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111 reviews 111 reviews
21 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night as part of a business trip to Reading. The hotel staff are very polite and attentive. The room was very spacious and well laid out. There is an overall feeling of luxury and comfort. The bathroom was huge with a separate bath and large shower. Plenty of toiletries and hot water. I opted for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Forbury Hotel in Reading last night to celebrate our anniversary and all I can say is that our stay was perfect! The staff were friendly and extremely helpful. The room was clean, well equipped and very comfortable. The price was very reasonable. We've stayed in a few 5 star hotels in the UK... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Forbury Hotel in Reading is quite stunning and I might say well hidden. From the entrance, to each room and then the luxurious and well appointed bedrooms. Here is real style and genuine quality which oozes from this magnificent building that was built in 1911 for Council Offices. Converted as recently as 2006 to The Forbury Hotel it is... More 

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Heidenrod
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is a fantastic hotel. Very big rooms. You feel like being in a castle. I enjoyed my stay very much. The breakfast was a typical english one but fine. The design of the interior was very trendy. There is nothing more to write. A clear recommendation.

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