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Malmaison Reading

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   18 - 20 Station Road, Reading RG1 1JX, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Alex A London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a lovely boutique hotel close to Reading station and not far from the shops bars and restaurants the city has to offer. The staff were friendly and attentive. My room was very cosy with all modern facilities to hand including a massive telly and the bathroom was enormous. I didn't use the bath although it was very enticing,... More

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

Dear Alex A Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely 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

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just got home after a 2 night stay at this brilliant Hotel. It is my Husband's 30th birthday so decided to stay in Reading as only a 30 minute train ride to London and got a great deal online with the hotel directly. We are familiar with Malmaison hotels (have stayed in the Liverpool one a few times)... More

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

Dear helgarbabe1 Thank you for taking the time to write your fantastic review and we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am so pleased that our team helped to provide the special touches that started your husbands birthday off in style! As you pointed out we are so close to London, only 25-30minutues by train... More

Yateley, UK
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88 reviews 88 reviews
26 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well. If looks and atmosphere counted, then Malmaison delivers. Nice décor. Great staff. Decent sized rooms (but you pay for that). Good shower. However .... I booked this expecting it to be different to the Edinburgh Malmaison I had stayed in before. But no .. still one of the hardest beds I have ever slept on. I know its a... More

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

Dear Pete2306 Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am very pleased to read your feedback on the staff and hotel décor. Regarding the bed firmness, I’m sorry to read that you found the bed very hard. As you also alluded to; mattress firmness can be a personal preference and we do receive lots of positive... More

Birmingham, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night at this hotel whilst in Reading for business. It's right opposite the train station so perfectly located for those travelling on public transport. The hotel is nice, very chic looking once you get inside. The bar and restaurant areas are also very attractive. I stayed in a deluxe room on the 1st floor (overlooking the train... More

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

Dear mikey_westmids 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 breakfast was so well received. Regarding the TV signal. At the time of your stay and for a day and half around this period we had an issue with a number of... More

Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner have been to Malmasion in Reading a few times now. Its is a lovely building inside and has beautiful rooms. This time we stayed in Orient Express 111. This is a suite room and set us back £134.00. Check in was slow as was a big queue but lady at desk was super helpful. Entered room... More

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

Dear Lizzie G 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 I’m sorry for the issues that you found with the bedroom. I have brought these to the attention of the housekeeping team, the bath is a more challenging issue as whilst it... More

Hertford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Dear Gee_Monkey 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 I’m sorry that you found the neighbouring environment a little unpleasant. I am however really glad that you found all the staff to be friendly and helpful. We look forward to welcoming you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Dear Simon M 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 for your celebratory evening! I’m really pleased that the team were able to look after you both so well and help make the stay very special. We look forward to welcoming... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Dear John S Thank you for taking the time to write your fantastic 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

Lancashire
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Richard L, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear blondiegol Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. I am really pleased to read that you enjoy staying with us and you found the teams attitude as second to none! Also very pleased that the food quality was to you enjoyment. We are very glad that you are Malmaison ‘fans’ and we look forward... More

scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Richard L, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear frontline24 Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your brilliant review. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and you are a Paul fan! I will pass on your compliments to Paul personally. As you mentioned we serve out draught in a schooner size (2/3 pint) as this is a more... 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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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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