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74 Bath Road, Reading RG30 2BE England
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#14 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Reading
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If you’re looking for a small hotel in Reading, look no further than Lawn Hotel.

Nearby landmarks such as Greyfriars Church (1.2 mi) and Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin (1.2 mi) make Lawn Hotel a great place to stay when visiting Reading.

Lawn Hotel offers guests an array of room amenities including a flat screen TV, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The small hotel offers baggage storage, to make your visit even more pleasant. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

If you’re looking for an Asian restaurant, consider a visit to Cosmo, Coconut Bar & Kitchen, or The SOJU, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Lawn Hotel.

Reading is also known for some great historic sites, including Basildon Park, Forbury Gardens, and Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre, which are not too far from Lawn Hotel.

The staff at Lawn Hotel looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
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Baggage storage
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Iron
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, Spanish
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Paul R wrote a review May 2019
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom11 contributions5 helpful votes
Judging by the photos and reviews, I can only assume those writing scathing reviews were staying in a different hotel. This is one of those hotels that may not be 5 star but neither is the price. The hotel was clean, the staff friendly, the room comfortable and the breakfast (so you have to walk twenty yards to the sister hotel next door) was perfect. I'd gladly recommend it!
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Lifeman wrote a review May 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom859 contributions82 helpful votes
The Lawn Hotel is part of business-wise, but in a separate building round the back of the Parkside Hotel. We had to check in and take breakfast at the Parkside. The Lawn is a small hotel currently undergoing refurbishment and our room, though small had been done. The shower door in the bathroom fell off in use, there were no towel rails and there were still offcuts of electrical wire on the bathroom floor. The shower head flow was minimal. The bed needed a new mattress. Breaklfast was very good, well cooked and lots of choice. The Vegan in our party got a plateful of good food with Vegan spread for the toast.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Wait till it's finished
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Lorraine N wrote a review Nov 2018
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Lovely place to stay for a quick visit to Reading, rooms clean and comfy, breakfast was great and staff helpful and well mannered.. Will stay again next year when we're back for the shetland pony sales xx
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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Lyubian Todorov wrote a review Mar 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom185 contributions43 helpful votes
I spent one night there and booked at the last moment and i was looking for a very cheap hotel, so i didn't expect more than what i saw.The room was ok with a double bed a desk and a TV with cable, bathroom was descent but a lot of broken things and the sheets and everything else like the carpet and the cuetains and the walls had old stains of something, there was breakfast included just we didn't attend but for that price and last minute booking is fine i think..
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Niav123 wrote a review Mar 2018
United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Don’t let anything out of your sight. There is a great deal of verbal abuse when you report a theft. The details are not written down and they do not respond to subsequent solicitor’s letters. They are so uncooperative and unhelpful.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Just keep an eye on your stuff
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Alison A wrote a review Nov 2017
Norwich, England, United Kingdom20 contributions10 helpful votes
Lawn Hotel(I use the word hotel loosely) Hidden behind Parkside international hotel Not reception at Lawn hotel note on door to go to Parkside hotel to book in Waited at reception no bell for someone to arrive No welcome or acceptance I was there or in correct place Given key pass L19 Another walk back to the Lawn Hotel with luggage in the rain (Should have been informed of this before booking) Hotel very tatty smelt damp Room L19 Small Shower rail and head off wall Basin tap fell off in my hand Went back to reception same uninterested man "Would you like to move you then" Room L8 Better size room Bathroom floor tiles broken with sharp edges Carpet dirty Light bulb/light fitting not working Bathroom extractor not working No where to hang towels in bathroom Bedsheets worn with a hole Very expensive rooms very poor quality accommodation Breakfast No greet / good morning Table covered in crumbs No menu Table cloth under coffee machine soiled with old dry coffee Lounge area dirty Crumbs on floor No manager on site When complained no one would come and look at the poor standard
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Do NOT go there
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Bill F wrote a review Jun 2017
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I am here with 3 of my guys for work and have found the receptionist to be most helpful , She has gone out of her way on several occasions to help and nothing seems to much trouble . As we have two twin rooms the price is very reasonable and good value for the money,£65 for two people plus breakfast . The rooms are fairly large clean and for a place to get your head down, eat breakfast and shoot off to work overall I would say 8 out of 10 as a rating as it fits my needs .
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Date of stay: June 2017
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wumberlog51 wrote a review May 2017
Almeria, Spain54 contributions22 helpful votes
Where does one begin? With the rude, surly receptionist mind numbingly slow, stepping into the room to find stains all over the carpet, the bed "mattress" like concrete with two thin pillows. The dim inadequate lighting almost too dim to read by. Couldn't get any worse could it? Yep, up in the morning trying to shave in a sink with a plug from "any old plug will do" store that sits nicely on top of the plughole and watches all the water drain away. Nice shower enclosure, but the pole is all rusty and the soap tray is filthy. The loo won't flush properly. After an hour of trying I give up. If they cared enough to hunt me down they've got plenty of dna. Down to breakfast. Large, airy room. The receptionist from last night now in tracky bottoms sweatshirt hair scrunged up takes my order for full English. Plonked down. Bread sausage, one piece of rubbish bacon, congealed beans, dried egg and a hash brown cooked on one side and half raw on the other. This is £65. It's because of places like this that places like Premier Inn, (and no I can never find one at £19.99 either) came to our shores. Left breakfast. Coffee was OK but lukewarm, glass for orange juice was dirty. Great day ahead. Truly, on leaving, it can only get better.
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Go to Premier Inn!
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iBosh1981 wrote a review May 2017
Paignton, United Kingdom63 contributions14 helpful votes
Upon our arrival the hotel looked really grotty!! The front looked as though a bomb had gone off over it, all external decor shabby and in need of urgent attention. Scaffolding and building materials everywhere in yard, no safety barriers or cordons. No marked parking spaces, just weed infested grounds. Owner flitting between hotel and adjacent hotel (park international). I witnessed the owner walk into the hotel whilst smoking a cigarette, a blatant disregards to the law (no smoking in business premises). Very arrogant staff on arrival and not helpful. Cannot understand English - didn't even bother checking in as I wouldn't board a dog there!!! Sought accommodation elsewhere as I wanted an inhabitable hotel, not a s@*thole!!! Avoid at all costs. Marked as 1 star as had to select a grade otherwise I would have rated -5
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Go to a different hotel.
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Brian. wrote a review Apr 2017
24 contributions26 helpful votes
Everything about this so called hotel just made my skin crawl and the receptionist that was present on arrival was definitely the most ignorant,arrogant staff member of a business I've ever come across in my entire life...The rooms wer grubby and faded,The fried breakfast in the morning was inedible to say the least...the asian cook looked like she didnt see a bar of soap in at least a week...definitely a no no...complete in utter dump!
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Travelled on business
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PRICE RANGE
US$80 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandBerkshireReading
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lawn Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Lawn Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Prospect Park (0.3 km) and Vue Cinema (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lawn Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Lawn Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Lawn Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lawn Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Southcote Beefeater, Oishi, and Caversham Tandoori.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Lawn Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Lawn Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mapledurham House (4.9 km), Greyfriars Church (1.9 km), and Holy Trinity Church Theale (5.6 km).