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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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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 2 days ago NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK
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82 reviews 82 reviews
37 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a real gem of a hotel. One, I'd say, well worth a detour to stay at. Check in was blindingly quick. My room (#29) was large and immaculately decorated with quality soft furnishings and nice tech (Bang & Olufsen television). A selection of DVDs is a nice touch. Shame there isn't a minibar. The bathroom had a huge,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at The Forbury for my birthday and yet again had a fantastic stay. The rooms are fantastic with the most comfortable beds, the staff very attentive and one of the best cocktail lists I have ever seen. We have stayed there a few times now and I am never disappointed. The afternoon tea is also amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in a superior double with my boyfriend, we absolutely loved it! Gorgeous looking place with warm staff. The room was fantastic, bed very comfortable, incredible audio system and the bathrooms are some of the best I've seen in any hotel. We dined at Cerise, but The Forbury restaurant across the road is better. Only thing is the rooms... More 

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been looking at the Forbury hotel, for an overnight stay for my partners birthday. I thought I would try it out first, so I went for dinner with a friend. We got off the train at Reading station and were surprised it was such a short walk to the Hotel. On arrival we were welcomed and shown in... More 

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Watlington, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I enjoyed afternoon tea here this afternoon. The staff are very attentive, polite & informative. The food was presented lovely on a tiered serving stand, with finger sandwiches with a selection of fillings, complemented with gorgeous cream & jam scones, and tasty cakes on top. There were a wide selection of exotic teas to savour. All in... More 

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Paris, France
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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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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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