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“Lovely hotel, great stay” 5 of 5 stars
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Thameside Hotel
144 - 150 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England   |  
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Ranked #7 of 32 hotels in Reading
Bedfordshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
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“Lovely hotel, great stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

A really lovely hotel with great, friendly staff from the moment I walked through the door. My room was lovely with a large TV, air conditioning and a comfy double bed (not expected when booking for 1 person!)
Bathroom was clean with bath and shower and plenty of towels.
The breakfast was really nice with plenty of option and again friendly staff who chatted. Would definately chose this hotel again!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I chose this hotel based on location for an event. When I arrived, the reception staff were so friendly and helpful, even helping carry a bag to the room.
The room itself was on the top floor and lovely. Neutral décor with wood floors, remote control air con (perfect for the heat at the weekend!), large TV and a fridge. The bed was a comfy double which I wasn't expecting as a single guest. The Aroma cafe attached was great for nipping down and getting drinks, and the menu looked good to.
Breakfast the following morning was substantial and again the staff were so friendly and helpful. couldn't fault it and would definitely come back again.
Hint: there is ample parking round the back, just go down a little alley between two houses.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is a family enterprise. The rooms are quite spacious compared to most I've experienced in England. Very clean, good AC and nicely equipped. After a long flight and train trek, it was a pleasant find. The Hotel staff are very kind and friendly. I had an errand to run that would have me return past my checkout time and they graciously extended my checkout with no charge. The location is a bit of a walk from City Centre, but walking along the Thames River is better than walking Caversham Road. The cafe was good also - excellent iced late and service. This hotel has excellent value. Single room (double bed) $95BP in July.

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

First of all this hotel is not the Forbury, which we have stayed at before. However it is not charging Forbury prices. We paid £89 for a double room with free parking.
What this hotel represents is great value. The room was spotless, bed comfortable and the linen of good quality, the shower was very powerful.
Breakfast in the morning was good and served by extremely friendly people.
We were down to pack up our daughter from the Uni. She is back in October and we will undoubtedly stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Our room was spacious and well-furnished.
There is ample free parking at the rear of the hotel.
The staff were very friendly and helpful and we were made to feel very welcome.
And the cooked breakfast was excellent too.
Highly recommended, we would definitely stay here again...

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Would come back to this hotel the rooms are great and the bar is fine bathrooms are clean but slightly dated but are quality. The staff are so frievdly and breakfast was very nice thr chef will make anytng you want Give this hotel 8/10

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Having had great difficulty in finding a room for the night, we were very pleased to find this hotel. It was clean, comfortable, good service and nice breakfast. There was a small parking area at the back. We would be happy to stay there again.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 144 - 150 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Reading
#9 Business Hotel in Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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