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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Excellent Guest House, Excellent service by the guest house management. Located in a a quite area but also in a close proximity to the shopping areas, restaurants and has ample parking space. Good, neat environment.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Excellent Guest House, very good experience. Good hospitality by the guest house management. Place is very near to the shopping areas, restaurants and other essentials and have ample parking space Fantastic place to stay for all the ages.

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Thank Ankur7
Orpington, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was given a small, single room (No 3) on the ground floor, at the front overlooking the street. It was a bitterly cold night. My bedroom (once I'd turned the thermostatic radiator up) was warm and cosy, but the (tiny) shower/toilet room was like an ice box, with no heating at all. The bed was comfortable and the TV... More 

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Thank SteveC2
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The manager was polite and friendly. The en-suite room was quite small, so small that you couldn't open the bathroom door fully because the sink was in the way - a sliding door would have been much more useful. The room itself was ok, but the bathroom was a bit grotty and dirty. Bizarrly I was told that breakfast was... More 

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Thank Alexander S
Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Just returned from my spa weekend with 7 friends from the crown plaza reading and am totally happy with everything about the hotel great facilities friendly helpful staff in all departments, good location for shopping casino and comedy club or just a bike ride along the river Thames a special thanks to Jeff the restaurant manager and his team.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in two rooms, one double and one single. As bed and breakfasts go, it was a little disappointing. The owner was very professional, but the rooms were very noisy. There were children running around upstairs above us at 2am. The maids come around at 10am and knocked. If you don't answer, they let themselves... More 

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Thank Emma S
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Noisy, didn't sleep most of the night. Hot, so had to have the window open and room on road side so heard all the racers going up and down the road all night. TV or person talking all night downstairs. Felt like I needed a good night sleep after staying here. Didn't have the breakfast so can't comment. Room dated... More 

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Painswick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The people were nice, the room was what I expected for the price, the food was good. The problem was the headache I got from the mold ridden bathroom. The smell permeated the room & nothing helped air it out. I could not get out of there soon enough! It took two days for the headache to subside.

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London, United Kingdom
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46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights on business. I was a bit nervous as I am not keen on B&Bs. The welcome I received from the owner was warm and friendly. I stayed in a single room with a double bed very comfy though the room could do with an update. It was clean though. Breakfast was nice was met... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Pros 1. Place was warm 2. Parking is on site and free 3. I gave 3 stars for the service as the only preserve to have with your toast at breakfast was jam but when we asked if marmalade was available the manager said no but offered us his own marmalade. 4. when we discovered that the roads would be... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Crown Lodge Guest House

Address: 27 Russell Street, Reading RG1 7XD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $98 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crown Lodge Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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