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The Forbury Hotel

5.0 of 5 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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Yatton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely hotel. From courteous front-of-house staff to the cleanliness and décor in the rooms, The Forbury Hotel is a lovely place to spend an evening after a night out in Reading. The room we stayed in had a fab stereo with some CDs, a good telly which you could hear in the bathroom - perfect when you're having... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Practically perfect in every way: beautiful, clean, excellent staff, rooms are large and very well appointed, located next to the Abbey gate (1121 AD) and a short walk to offices and shopping. The hotel anticipates every need of a traveler and exceeds expectations. We arrived at 10:30 this trip and found that the area restaurants had already closed. The hotel... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed overnight on Boxing Day en route from Dubai to South of England visiting friends and relatives. Amazing hotel, probably the best we've encountered in the UK! Room was amazing, breakfast fabulous and all staff great. Thank you Forbury for starting our trip in a very special way.

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Berkshire, England
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for the New Years Eve package for the second year running and it was again such a great place. The service is discrete but attentive, the staff are friendly and the rooms, each of which are different, are comfortable and a decent size. There are music cds and film dvds supplied in case you just want to relax... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

8 of us booked the New Years Eve Dinner and Dance. We had the BEST evening. The food was amazing! 7 courses, served hot, efficiently, friendly and most importantly - tasty. Excellent canapés, delicious champagne and a beautiful setting. Drinks from the bar and the wine list were realistically priced. The disco was great - had everyone up dancing the... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

I've only used the hotel for business Christmas parties as well as personal dining, and the service is excellent. They offer a personalised, unstuffy yet professional and attentive service. The catering is the best I've experienced for large groups. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I've just come home from my friends baby shower and the hotel was amazing, excellent service, we had our own private room called the library and they even sorted parking and parked my car for me, the afternoon tea was perfect and delicious, would definitely recommend this place for future events and it was reasonably priced.

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Reading - England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

I recently booked a 30th birthday lunch at The Cerise restaurant followed by cocktails at the bar and private cinema to follow for my son's 30th birthday, family celebration and it was fabulous! Everyone had a great time. The meal was first class and the service attentive and very professional without being obtrusive. I was fortunate enough to go back... More 

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Not advised to book for a xmas lunch unless you like microwave heated meals. We booked this location for our works xmas lunch 20 of us. Venue very good and staff seemed very pleasant and helpful. Normal xmas crackers and place names with party poppers included on our three tables. Starters were ok but nothing really special. Main meal was... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We recently stayed for a single night and were very pleased with the hotel. We stayed in a double room which was extremely comfortable, clean and very nicely furnished. The bathroom was lovely with a walk in shower and large bath and was also very clean - the underfloor heating was lovely on a cold day! The facilities in the... 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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Also Known As:
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