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The Great House At Sonning

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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently refurbished which is still ongoing. This establishment has benefitted immensely from the upgrade. Service in the restaurant was lethargic, very slow, waiting staff lacked knowledge and personality. Our food was very good and I enjoyed it, however, right at the end our friend found a hair in her side of chips. It was mentioned at the time and I... More 

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Thank Karen S
House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Hello Karen Thank you for taking the time to complete your review on TripAdvisor we are delighted that you like the improvements we and Coppa Club have and continue to make here at The Great House. I will certainly pass on your constructive feedback to our colleagues in Coppa regarding your meal. Thank you once again and I do hope... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

To celebrate my 70th birthday I booked 11 rooms at The Great House all my guests were absolutely delighted with the size décor and cleanliness of their rooms. The restaurant called the Coppa Club made went the extra mile for breakfast. I had 22 very happy friends and family.

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Thank Tim S
House M, Front Office Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and firstly may we wish you a belated Happy Birthday. We were so pleased to read your review and equally pleased to learn that you and your guests had a great stay celebrating your birthday with us and will certainly pass on your comments to the entire... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What's Good? The Restaurant. Good staff and lovely food. We had an evening meal and breakfast. The menu is good the service was good too. Full English = tasty. Strange: For some reason they couldn't divide the restaurant bill into 3 (for 3 couples) I'm not sure why. For some reason we couldn't reserve a table for breakfast. Eh? We're... More 

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House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to speak with me today it was really helpful to gain your feedback first hand. We do apologise that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion but as discussed I do hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Thank you once again. Annette More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on business for a couple of night and it was superb, room quality is to a very high standard with cool design but very comfortable and a great bed. Really powerful shower. Food at the coppa club is also to a very good standard but not expensive with really nice service. Positioned directly on the Thames path so... More 

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House M, Front Office Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Hello Firstly, thank you for your review; we are delighted that you really like our rooms and Coppa Club. We are so pleased you like our renovations and really can't wait to show off our other rooms and event space later this year. Thank you once again and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again in... More 

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

Situated right on the river it is a lovely location, ideal if you want to stay over after an evening at the Theatre (situated just over the bridge ) at The Mill at Sonning. Restoration is ongoing , it did not effect out stay. The reconditioned rooms are very nice, large and airy. Winter duvets were far too hot for... More 

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Thank Nigel H
House M, Front Office Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for completing your review on TripAdvisor. We were pleased to learn that you had enjoyed your stay with us overall. It is always great to receive feedback be it good or poor and we have certainly taken your constructive comments on board; putting measures in place to rectify the points raised. Thank you once again; we look... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is one of my old haunts,ive been coming here for 42 years,we stayed here in august for a friends birthday,we had a nice room with bathroom,good bedding and towels,we were woken in the morning with a drill near are room (very load) i rang down to reception to report this,the lady member of staff said she would sort... More 

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House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Hello So sorry to hear your stay did not live up to it's expectations on this occasion. Please check your inbox as I have written to you in further detail about your stay along with my contact details. We would love to see you back at The Great House in the future. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed the one night, very clean, very nice. Could of done with proper air conditioning tho not just an upright fan but then in this country it's rare for such warm nights. Other than that very nice place to stay especially adds to an evening at The Mill

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House M, Front Office Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Hello We were so pleased to read your comments on TripAdvisor; thank you for taking the time to complete a review. We will certainly pass on your comments to the Team. Looking forward to hopefully seeing you again soon. More 

Los Alcazares, Spain
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. Girls in reception helpful Young lad helping get people parking spaces due to ongoing building works...always smiling. Large comfortable bed. Quality pillows and duvet... in an ample sized room Great shower My only negative is the curtains in the room they don't black out the light enough. :-( These rooms have not long been refurbished... More 

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House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Hello We were so pleased to read you had enjoyed your stay and that our team really stood out. Thank you for your feedback; we are constantly improving our room standards which will be addressing the points you have raised. Once again thank you for taking the time to complete your review and we look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Dunstable, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Service was amazing staff really friendly, helpful, could not do enough for you, the room was delightful, clean and comfortable all the things you require, we had our lunch in the Coppa Club, the food was delicious, atmosphere buzzing, lively very popular, our stay was to celebrate a 60th Birthday! The evening was spent over at The Mill at... More 

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House M, Front Office Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

WOW; it sounds like you had a fabulous birthday; thank you for choosing to spend it with us. We were delighted to receive your feedback and thank you for taking the time to complete your review; we do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again very soon. In the meantime; may we wish you Happy... More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to book here for our 5th anniversary having had our wedding reception at the Great House. We were informed of the renovations prior to coming and they didn't disrupt our stay. It was lovely to see the Great House so busy with the addition of Coppa Club. Highly recommend - just hope it doesn't move out of our price... More 

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Thank Samiantha
House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Hello Firstly a belated Happy Anniversary; it is great to hear such positive feedback, sounds like you had a great stay with us once again. Hope to see you back soon when we can show off our new rooms and event space. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently refurbished, The Great House on the banks of the river Thames in Sonning offers contemporary and stylish en-suite rooms. The hotel offers easy access to the A4, Reading and the M4, ample free parking for guest's use and free WiFi throughout. Bedrooms are located in separate buildings: the original White Hart Hotel, the 16th century palace yard, the 17th century coach house, and the clock tower. Rooms include a number of comfortable features including luxury bedding, work desks and rain showers. A newly opened all-day restaurant, Coppa Club, includes a relaxed bar area with an open fire and an outdoor terrace overlooking the gardens and river. Breakfast can be ordered from 7:30am and a wide range of options are available from healthy smoothies to a full Skillet Breakfast. In the main house guests can work throughout the day and enjoy fresh coffee and snacks whilst making use of the complimentary WiFi and numerous power points. Situated in the picturesque conservation village of Sonning-on-Thames, the hotel is a 20-minute drive to Reading and Henley-on-Thames and less than 2 miles from Thames Valley Business Park. We look forward to welcoming you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Great House At Sonning

Address: Thames Street, Sonning on Thames RG4 6UT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Sonning on Thames
Price Range: $89 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Great House At Sonning 4*
Number of rooms: 49
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