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Great Expectations Hotel & Bar

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   33 London Road, Reading RG1 4PS, England
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Ranked #20 of 33 Hotels in Reading
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony S Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was not an expensive hotel, and included a full English breakfast and wifi in the price. The room was functional with a double bed and various drawers and wardrobe, the TV was quite small but did the job. The bathroom had a bath and shower and was clean with a heated towel rail. If you're looking for luxury, this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed on 24 November 2014 in Room 15. The bed was very comfortable (I slept, as always in hotels, in a sleeping bag liner on top of the bed) with good pillows. The bathroom was my bane! After I had retired for the evening I discovered that the plumbing for the whole building seemed to be routed through my... More 

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Devon
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29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The young staff were very friendly and helpful. The location was great for the town centre and not far from the Thames for walking. About ten minutes walk from the station, possibly less Choice of juices and cereals at breakfast plus full English. Got a good price for the night which was the main reason for choosing the hotel, plus... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The name of the hotel - it is a mockery of those who decided to stay in it. Everywhere dirt, rooms not clean, towels not changed, everywhere worth terrible smell. Nearby cafe partying seven days a week. Rest don't available !!!

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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The name of the hotel - it is a mockery of those who decided to stay in it. Everywhere dirt, rooms not clean, towels not changed, everywhere worth terrible smell. Nearby cafe partying seven days a week. Rest don't available !!!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Rooms were in great need of refurbishment. Bathrooms were cleaned but stained and broken. Beds clean and comfortable but noise from the pub below was irritating. Room charged twice and it took over 2 weeks to get a refund. Would not stay here again.

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is by far the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. I was sharing with a friend whilst we were working, I asked for a twin, didn't get, the whole hotel, bar, restaurant (you can't call it that) lobby, hall and bedroom was FILTHY, the carpet in the bedroom in the bedroom was shameful, I had to put socks... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Just come back from here been away for work and it was the worst hotel I've ever stayed it! It was dirty the carpets were all stained there was pubes and urine around the toilets, holes in the walls and the window didn't shut which backed on to an alley with bins down it! Completely vile wouldn't wish this place... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Reasonable sized room, comfortable bed, but no mattress protector. Window with view of brick wall wasn't great. TV which didn't work. Good shower in bathroom. Noise from next door disco till 2am which was awful. Would not go again.

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

room very dirty , bathroom was a joke and smelt awful , very dated, bed was lousy , I would advise anyone not to stay here the noise level from next door is bad even in the week , for another £25 per night you stay at the Hilton which is 200 % better free parking as well ,

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Address: 33 London Road, Reading RG1 4PS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Expectations Hotel & Bar 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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