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The Upper Reaches Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Thames Street, Abingdon OX14 3JA, England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room no 19 was dirty not only on the bedside cabinet shelf but the carpet needed a good hoover with old food on the floor under the TV Desk. The window latch didnt work either. If your looking for good food the choice was poor and when it arrived you wish you had not bothered in the first place.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed overnight prior to going to a funeral, and having stayed years ago when owned by Forte I had good memories of the hotel and location. Sadly the hotel now needs a good deal of money spent on it - in particular the extremely threadbare carpets in the bedrooms and corridors of the block by the river. A lick... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Upper. Reaches is in a beautiful setting on the side of the river and the building with reception in is a lovely old building. The main accommodation block from the outside is made to look more dated than it needs to due to needing a couple of door frames re painting and regularly cleaning and tidying of cobwebs etc.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a five star hotel with swimming pool and gym, please feel free to choose another hotel. But if you want a charming little hotel with a high level of personal service and outstanding breakfast this might be the hotel for you. Breakfast on each morning was a la carte, direct from the kitchen. The room... More

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St Margarets, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed for two nights at this beautifully located hotel, right by the riverside and at the edge of the town. I stayed in a comfortable, first floor room, furnished with double bed, wardrobe, drawers, armchairs and desk. Tea/coffee making facilities, as well as free Wi Fi and flat screen TV were available. The room and furnishings were clean... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has a fantastic location - right on the river and just a couple of minutes walk to the town centre. The hotel itself needs a complete refurbishment - the walls & carpet are dirty looking and much of the furniture is chipped & dated. The rooms are not properly cleaned and we found long hairs in the shower.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The room was pleasant, the carpet was lumpy. I expect lumpy in old buildings. There are some things you have to make allowances for when you are staying in a building that is apparently ancient. I liked the Oak leaf motif on the bathroom tiles, very Laura Ashley circa 1980. That’s not sarcasm. The bedroom was tidy, but everything seemed... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Would not wish this place on my worst enemy, discusting food and grossly over priced. We had to send back half of the food and refused to pay for it. Still for three people, 2 pints, 1 coke and 2 burgers, it accumulated to £31:30. What? Rooms were OK just don't touch the food. Hated the whole place but nice... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed for 2nights and were very happy with our stay. The grounds were being worked on while we were there. The two ladies were doing a very good job of clearing a water feature. The table and chairs outside could do with a make over but didn't deter from a beautiful summer evening. Our twin room was very nice and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We booked into here on a lovely sunny Saturday afternoon in March. In the first room we were given the TV did not work, so we were moved to another room which was fine, this room overlooking the front of the hotel. Unfortunately in the room opposite we had two children who obviously had never been taught how to close... More

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Address: Thames Street, Abingdon OX14 3JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Abingdon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Upper Reaches Hotel 3*
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3 star Hotel in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. With 31 well-appointed rooms in both Classic and Contemporary style. Stream Bar & Restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Located on the banks of the River Thames, with private moorings and terrace area over looking the Thames and Patio over looking the Mill Pond. Restaurant features a water wheel, encased in floor to ceiling glass. Free on-site car parking for Hotel Guests and Restaurant Patrons. ... more   less 
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