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Dover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

My wife and I booked the forbury hotel for two nights. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We stayed in one of the suites and though the official hotel photos make the rooms look bigger (clever lens work as usual) it was pleasant and well presented, especially having opportunity to curl up in front of the fire at the end... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We overnighted at Forbury Hotel before catching train to Bath for the start of our English holiday. It was easy to get to from Heathrow, a beautiful room and a short 5 min level walk to train station the next day.The bed was comfortable and firm-just right after long haul flight. There was a brass band playing in the park... More 

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Newport Pgnell
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked an apartment but arrived early and were told we had been upgraded to a superior room, not sure if this was an upgrade as would have liked more space hence the apartment, the room was small but very well presented. The furnishings were lovely, the bed was VERY comfy, the bathroom was a good size with nice products.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this as a last minute weekend getaway from London and what a great find!! Superb price for a stunning hotel - amazing walk in shower, comfortable deep bath and great bed, I was out like a light and slept so well! It was a little warm in the day so some air conditioning would have been a bonus but... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful 5* hotel in the heart of Reading. Everything about this place is spectacular, the ambience, staff, decor, the attention to detail. We stayed for our anniversary and treated ourselves to a suite but gosh was that a great investment. The details in the room were beautiful - easy music playing through the room and bathroom, drench shower.... More 

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit to Reading and the Forbury hotel certainly did not disappoint. My visit coincided with some of the hottest weather that the UK has seen this year. The hotel does not have air conditioning, which they typically don't need. They did their best to make me comfortable by providing extra fans. The room was beautiful with... More 

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is perfect for commuting to Royal Ascot! Our room was fab, v tastefully decorated, as was the decor elsewhere in the hotel. The brekkie choice was extensive and v good quality. The hotel location is close to a wide range of local eateries, nightlife and bars. A good concierge service, and car parking facilities. We really enjoyed our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here recently mid week for the night and it was fabulous ! Elegant, with lots of character and style. On arrival we were upgraded and our room , number 15 , was lovely with high ceiling and view of the Forbury square . Huge walk in shower and big deep bath that had lots of lovely Molton Brown... More 

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was invited back by the new management to review my previous poor review. Although a limited lunch menu it was good quality. The spiced pineapple with lime sorbet was the highlight of the meal. Fabulous. The steak was tasty with sage potatoes. I like my food, could have done with more potatoes. Service was extremely good, better than last time

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on a Saturday night in July. We booked a package of dinner bed and breakfast through Secret Escapes. On arrival we had trouble finding the car park. One of the staff gave us directions but the road you should take was closed so we ended back at the front of the hotel where one of the staff... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Cerise Restaurant & Bar at The Forbury Hotel
Cerise Restaurant & Bar at The Forbury Hotel
Cuisines: European, British, Gluten Free Options
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury hotel with a private house feel, The Forbury has been designed to meet the needs of the single business person or couple seeking refuge from the “rat race”. The bedrooms and suites provide a sumptuous and stimulating environment. Every feature has been designed with comfort in mind. From huge beds with the finest Egyptian cotton sheets to American walnut floors with underfloor heating and fine Italian chrome bath fittings, nothing has been overlooked. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Forbury Hotel

Address: 26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $139 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Forbury Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
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