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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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  • 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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Oxford, England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for a night away shopping in Reading. Great central location and easy access to shops. The hotel itself is looking very tired. Fortunately they don't use much lighting but where they do you can see poor quality cleaning, wear and tear and furniture and decor in need of an upgrade. We ate at the restaurant which is passable... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand the darkness - for my birthday treat we were booked into the Mallard Suite. The package we booked was provided and the room facilities are great. The bath is simply amazing - trip highlight. I don't understand how the noise from the 24 hour reception and starbucks directly above the room is considered acceptable by anyone using this... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Re engineering to get the price down is an old habit in the food and beverage business. It has ruined many excellent brands HP Sauce toping the list. Since Heinz acquired the brand sales have dropped like a stone This place goes one step further down the line in deceiving the customer. Beer comes in pints or half pints on... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night in a superior room. Super quiet despite the proximity to Reading station. Dark lighting sets a romantic tone. Great rainfall shower and big, comfy bed with good quality linen. Tempting choices in the minibar. Smooth check in/check out. Didn't use the bar but looked cool for pre-dinner drinks. Good toiletries!

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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this night ages ago as part of our wedding anniversary celebrations and we were both looking forward to a better class of hotel than usual. Sadly this wasn't the case.......the welcome was first class and check in very easy but the Hotel is so very dark....no natural light in many of the corridors and whilst I understand the... More

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

Dear Dave M Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your review. I’m very sorry to read that your experience with the housekeeping of the room and issues with the hot water in the shower were very much below standard. This is most certainly not the level of room quality that we wish to provide and which we... More

Reading, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights, including dinner on the Friday night. Room was clean, and comfortable. Food was excellent as was the wine. Met with friends and ended up in the bar on the Saturday twice, with tea and cocktails, the bar man deserves recognition as the cocktails were excellent each time, and very well balanced.

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

Dear Chris B Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and the Mal Bar experience! We look forward to welcoming you back to Malmaison Reading again soon. Kind regards, Richard Lockstone General Manager. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my now fiancée and myself stayed here fri 29th hotel and staff amazing stayed in room 407 aka rocket spoke to manager james for a couple requests made our trip truly special breakfast in bed so great and the room all i can say is wow 10/10 will never forget the great night i shared here with my fiancée thank... More

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

Dear sparky19811 Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in the ‘Rocket’ suite! I’m so pleased to hear that James and the team looked after you so well. We look forward to welcoming you back to Malmaison Reading again soon. Kind regards, Richard Lockstone General... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a superior room (317) as a birthday surprise for my wife to be. Contrary to a few negative comments on here I have to say I was very impressed. Yes the Mal decore is dark but in my opinion it is also romantic and plush. All of the staff were very helpful and we felt very well looked... More

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

Dear Afterthegap Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and your evening meal in the Brasserie. I’m so pleased to hear that all our team looked after you so well and clearly really impressed you. The £2 supplement is only for cooked breakfast; as the... More

Reading, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner booked for us to stay here 1 night as a treat for my birthday, we booked in advance and got an amazing price for a superior room. As soon as we walked in to reception we were greeted with a smile and immediately felt welcome the lady on the desk was lovely and helpful. Our room was very... More

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

Dear forensic2be Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are very glad that you picked us for your Birthday treat away! I’m so pleased to hear that the team at both reception and the Brasserie looked after you so well and delivered great service. I’m alos very happy to read that you had a ‘peaceful... More

Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last Friday we went to the "pick of the pinots"wine tasting dinner, at Malmaison Reading we had the chance to learn about and taste unusual wines that have been carefully matched to the food for example duck salad with the unique pinot meunier from Australia. The French menu was magnificent and enjoyed by all our group. We stayed over and... More

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

Dear RuthHilbourne Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review and we are very glad that you and your family enjoyed the recent Perfect Pick of Pinots Wine dinner and your stay with us. Also really pleased to hear that you’re a big fan of the home made Granola at breakfast – it is a big hit!... 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*
Number of rooms: 75
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