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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 6 days 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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Paris, France
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed in an appartment for 5 days, and though i did not speak so much with the personnel, i should admit that the appartments are wonderfull, with lots of space, a huge window. I really liked my stay in Reading, and in my next travel to Reading, i hope they will have free appartment

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London UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed only one night at The Forbury but wish it could have been longer. The hotel is in a beautifully restored old building and is simply stunning. Room 21, a junior suite, was one of the nicest rooms I've stayed in. A large comfy sofa, living flame gas fire and a gorgeous modern design four poster bed. I want to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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 October 8, 2014

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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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

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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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

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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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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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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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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