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Malmaison Reading

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   18 - 20 Station Road, Reading RG1 1JX, England
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Ranked #11 of 32 hotels in Reading
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Service was friendly at reception and in the bar, rooms were nice. Good central location in Reading; great for the train station ad the Oracle shopping centre and restaurants. The car park in an NCP one and just looks awful and dirty though - not a nice environment to have to walk thru. I didn't eat at the hotel, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a amazing time here was made special from the moment we arrive to when we left we stayed in the mallard suite it was amazing like I hoped it would be the teak bath was run for us rose petals all over the lovely bed and lovely card with a bottle of champagne chilled and waiting and we just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This shabby chic hotel is just amazing this includes the decor and the staff .. In all my time I have been staying in hotels the way we were treated and greeted, the friendly professional staff really made it ..I don't know how u do it but .. Amazing !!! Thanks 😀

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regular Malmaison guests, and the reading hotel does not disappoint, from the fantastic service, to the rellaxing chic champagne bar, this is what Malmaison is all about. service was personal ans proffessional, food was perfectly presented and prepared, the room was nothing short of perfect, definately a must in reading fantastic location and even the car park was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the saying goes, carlsberg beer doesn't do hotels, but if they did then it would be called Malmaison Reading ! I write this review as someone that has stayed in many hotels across the globe, and Malmaison Reading have got a spark that that put them up there with the best ! Walking into the hotel it instantly hits... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

PLEASE invest in decent internet. 5 minutes to download an email is a joke and you will lose business because of this. This is not 1993. It's 2014. Stop being so unbelievably cheap. Oh, and clean the human body fluid stains from the furniture in the lounge and rooms. Truly disgusting !!!!!!

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Kent UK
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful staff. Quirky (as you would expect from a Mal). Very Dark train theme, which is interesting. Great location right in the heart of Reading, so a short walk from anywhere. Super quiet at night (we were on the 4th floor)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Functional clean city centre hotel Nearby car park Rooms perfectly pleasant Bar area ok with good service Breakfast above average supplement for cooked breakfast i feel is unnecessary No gym or swimming pool On the expensive side for what is on offer

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

Mallard is a beautiful suite - fab bedroom, lovely lounge, the bathroom is just AMAZING... All great except for one thing: the Starbucks attached to the hotel opens at 6am - so from 5.30 onwards you're treated to a consistent herd of elephants, traipsing into the coffee shop... Not good... It's not even as though it's just a little bit... More

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Richard L, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear Shona W Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are very glad that you enjoyed the Mallard suite and your Malmaison Brasserie experience! I am very sorry to hear that you were woken by the Starbucks cafe above the lounge. As well as the Mallard executive suite we do also have a number of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

£4 for 3/4 pint joke never go back and its cheap lager. They also charge 10 % decressionary service charge dont forget to get them to take of the bill. Food prices are also well over the top. All in all would not recommend the restaurant.

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Richard L, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear Mark A I’m surprised to read you comments. I’m sorry that you feel our prices are too expensive, however having completed a comparison of our prices against other local similar quality hotels and restaurants we are happy to say that they are in-line with our competitions. I am curious to understand if it was simply the price that has... More

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Address: 18 - 20 Station Road, Reading RG1 1JX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Malmaison Reading 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#6 Business Hotel in Reading #6 Luxury Hotel in Reading #10 Romantic Hotel in Reading
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The brief encounter, that fleeting glance from across the platform, a longing to be with the one you shouldn't...Meet me outside the station at this gloriously converted rail hotel. You shouldn't have this much fun so close to Heathrow, but you will at Mal. You shouldn't find a train set in your room, or a bath big enough for two, for that matter. ... more   less 
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