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“great place to get dirty and relax!”
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The Reading Rooms
Ranked #2 of 11 Margate B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 6, 2010

the beds are soo comfortable at the reading rooms, that i didn't want to get up and out. i could have stayed all day lounging in the top floor room with the sunshine streaming through the windows...the only reason i finally did get out of bed was to have the most luscious and sumptious vegetarian cooked breakfast ever...there was grilled haloumi!!!!

then i would have got back to bed, but i had to try the bathtub...after having an earlier shower in the spacious bathroom with double sinks...mmmm....so worth getting dirty for.

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 21, 2010

I had looked forward to coming to the Reading Rooms for so long, and my husband said it could never match up to my very high expectations. But I am glad to say he was wrong! Everything was just as I had hoped for, from the stylish decor, to the luxurious bathrooms, the delicious food and the charming hosts. It was really wonderful and I'm so glad we treated ourselves to this lovely weekend break. I wish Louise and Liam every success with this great business venture.

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 10, 2010

The Reading Rooms is a beautiful B&B with 3 equally well appointed rooms each with the most luxurious ensuite. Our bathroom was bigger in size than my bedroom at home and the roll top bath was somehow just the perfect length for myself at 5ft 6 tall and my partner at 6ft tall. Having breakfast made especially for you and delivered to your room at whatever time you wanted was the ultimate treat.
They have restored the Georgian house carefully revealing its history but allowing the best of todays requirements for modern living to sit comfortably alongside the Georgian splendour.
Louise and Liam are very helpful and knowledgeable about the local area, able to advise on restaurants and sights to see in the area, offering to book tables where necessary. My partner and I are planning when we can go back for another restful viist.

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 1, 2010

We stayed for a night on the first floor and then moved to the top floor our next night. Both rooms were beautifully furnished and contained all modern conveniences including a DVD player and wifi connection. The bathrooms were luxurious, each with a claw foot tub and his and hers sinks. There was a large and varied selection of fresh organic produce for breakast which was carefully prepared and served in our rooms. The owners Louise and Liam were warm, gracious and generous and their recommendations for nearby places to eat were spot on. I cannot recommend this lovely place enough.

  • Stayed: February 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 1, 2010

My girlfriend and were simply amazed at "how right" the friendly and welcoming owners have got this place - simply wonderful, we stayed in room 2 and at 6ft 2" I managed to have a long soak in a bath that I could fit in - a rareity !! The ambience and decor of the building needs to be experienced - absolutely first class !! Ian J ..........

  • Stayed: February 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 26, 2010

We stayed in Room 1 for one night and wish we had stayed for at least one more night so we could have spent a whole day in our bathrobes relaxing, reading and watching DVDs in the stunning room in the million thread count fine cotton sheets on the enormous, very comfortable bed and in the gorgeous bathroom. Everything was luxurious and wonderfully clean. Louise and Liam were wonderful hosts - very warm and friendly - and their cooked breakfast was the best quality (excellent sausage, bacon and eggs, freshly pressed juice and fresh fruit and home baked bread I think) in line with everything else. We had a lovely lunch at the Harbour Cafe and very much enjoyed the amazing Shell Grotto, which Louise recommended. Come here with your partner for a cosy, lazy time, and stay for at least two nights to really enjoy the room.

  • Stayed: February 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 31, 2010

  • Stayed: January 2010, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Reading Rooms

Address: 31 Hawley Square, Margate CT9 1PH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Margate
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Margate
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury boutique bed and breakfast in a grade II listed Georgian townhouse. Three rooms, each occupying an entire floor of a 1760s house, overlooking a tree lined historic square at the edge of Margate's Old Town, situated 5 minutes walk from the seafront and the Turner Contemporary gallery. Each room has it's own large private fully tiled ensuite with a roll-top bath, walk in mosaic shower with floor to ceiling glass shower screen and double basin. Beds are bespoke hand-carved super king size from East London based specialists La Maison, luxury complimentary toiletries from Ren Skincare. Wardrobes are french armoires. Breakfasts, featuring fresh pressed juices and local produce are served as room service, delivered at a time of the guest's choosing on antique butler trays and served on dining tables by the window. Dressing gowns and slippers provided. Free super fast wifi is available in each room. We're only bookable exclusively direct, unavailable on booking sites. Just Google us and we're there! ... more   less 
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