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Malmaison Reading

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   18 - 20 Station Road, Reading RG1 1JX, England
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Ranked #13 of 32 hotels in Reading
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kent UK
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100 reviews 100 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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hemel
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67 reviews 67 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really comfortable stay for 2 nights as a base for the Henley Royal Regatta. Very well presented, really comfortable rooms and a top bathroom with large bath and great overhead shower. The food was really good quality and well presented, served by very attentive staff. The only minor negative is that the NCP car park is not the easiest... More

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

Dear UglowM Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us over Henley Royal Regata. The closest car park to the hotel is the NCP car park at Garrard Street, post code RG1 1NR. This is only about 1 minute walk to the hotel. We... More

Shropshire
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102 reviews 102 reviews
47 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three friends and I stayed for weekend and had a really good time staying at Malmaison. We like this chain and this hotel did not disappoint. Rooms good and restaurant for breakfast and dinner did not disappoint.

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

Dear ANZ8740 Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoy the Malmaison experience! We look forward to welcoming you back to Malmaison Reading again soon. Kind regards, Richard Lockstone General Manager. More

Dunstable, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best of the Malmaison hotel we have stayed in, and we have been in a fair few of them, thats why we keep coming back to Reading. Excellent value for money (check the deals on their website) staff are professional & friendly and now remember us by name!. Rooms always prepared well and you can't fail to get... More

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

Dear Shep1001 Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your very complimentary review. I am really pleased to read that you enjoy staying with us and you find the team friendly and professional. Thank you also for your feedback regarding the new steak knives, this will be taken into consideration. We look forward to welcoming you back to... More

Bath, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at Malmaison Reading we had a fantastic stay. The hotel is dark and atmospheric and unlike any I've stayed in before. We had a great room. Sure, the view wasn't up to much, but it's a city centre hotel so we didn't expect scenic views. Our room was at the back of the hotel and... More

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

Dear Janet_Sarah Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your very complimentary review. I am really pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we were able to help make your husband’s birthday so special. Thank you for acknowledging the great service your received from Melissa and her team. We look forward to welcoming... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was booked as a surprise birthday present for me from my partner...and words failed me when I saw our room!! We were in the GWR suite on the 4th floor...and what a room! Perfect!!! We ate in the restaurant for dinner, again the food and cocktails were of excellent quality. I had the burger, my partner had chicken something...both... More

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

Dear FCCandPJCC Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed the GWR suite it is indeed a lovely room. Thank you also for the feedback regarding the food in the Brasserie and the breakfast! Your feedback regarding the duvet is... More

Ireland/Germany
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a last minute two night wine and dine package at this hotel and was very pleasantly surprised by the level of service throughout, the quality of the food and beverages and just the can do attitude of all the staff. On arrival I was met by a beautiful, friendly receptionist who checked me in, booked my dinner and... More

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

Dear JonahIreland_Germany Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your very complimentary review. I am really pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and very glad that you were impressed by the service you received from my team, especially in the Bar and Brasserie. We look forward to welcoming you back to Malmaison Reading again... 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 #7 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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