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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Very centrally located hotel in Reading. Old quirky building, bit of a rabbit Warren, to be expected for a building of this age. Gentleman at reception smartly dressed, welcoming, polite and efficient. Room modest size but adequate. Tea/coffee making facilities, wall mounted ironing board and iron. TV decent and good free WiFi connection. Bed comfortable with decent linen. Only one...

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thankyou for posting your thoughts here, we really value your feedback.I look forward to welcoming you back at The Mercure George Reading Kind Regards Kayum Ansary General Manager

midlands
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

I paid 30 for a single room on a Friday , I had my doubts but was rather impressed , parking is in the NCP next door as its right in the centre of reading , Clean room , good toiletries , good bar , great location , great staff and service They have a courtyard out of the front...

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review and i am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We will look forward to welcome you again. Kind Regards Kayum Ansary

surrey
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights while attending a hen weekend. Perfect for facilities and a lovely town to visit. The hotel was okay and reasonably clean. When I got to my room I should have known it was going to be noisy as there were ear plugs in the room. I had 2 hours sleep all night as...

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

I am sorry to know that your recent stay with us did not meet your expectation. Hotel is usually quiet but being a Town centre hotel we can occasionally expect noise in some rooms and as a precaution we do provide ear plug. I am sorry once again for the inconvenience caused and look forward to see you again. Kind...

Crowthorne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here due to a party in Reading town centre. Excellent location, parking not a problem however my biggest issue was the staff. From check in staff to bar staff there were offhand, surly and pretty much rude. What a shame in a decent convenient hotel.

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and i am sorry to hear your experience with our staff. I will take up the issue strongly in our next meeting and i assure you it will be dealt with. Though our staffs are complimented most of the time we will remind them of the hospitality that we expect. Look forward to your visit...

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We booked the George hotel as our stag weekend base. It is located in the centre of the town. Walking distance to the shops and especially the bars and clubs which was all we wanted. The hotel is clean well maintained and reasonably priced.no air con in the rooms and as this was July the rooms were very hot we...

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and i am glad you had a pleasant stay with us. Look forward to your visit again. Kind Regards Kayum Ansary

Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I stayed in this hotel for 2 night stay whilst on a quick trip to the UK and got what I paid for. As previously reviewed, the hotel is in the centre of town with no car parking out the front to drop off luggage and you have to park at a city multi story park about 4 minutes walk...

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. Your comments are very much appreciated and we look forward to see you again soon. Regards Kayum Ansary

bolton north west england
Reviewed 4 July 2015

After the difficult search round Readings depressing one way system we eventually found the place - but discovered the parking was further up the one way system, a long walk to the hotel but not the end of the world. Check in was easy,friendly and efficient. The single rom I was allocated was right up in the gods (attic).the first...

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and i am sorry to know you had difficulty getting to the hotel due to the oneway system in Reading. There are several car park in the area and the closest one is the Queens Road car park. Single rooms are not as big as the double room and lower rates are available if you book...

Swanage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Just one night here, and it did what it said on the tin. Sleep quality was ok, but the room I had was at the front of the hotel and there was traffic all night. The room was cool enough to sleep with the window shut - thank goodness. No air con here. The hotel is dated. It is a...

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and compliments. Your feedback is very much appreciated and i am sure this will help us improve on the guest experience. Look forward to welcome you again. Kind regards Kayum Ansary

Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Reviewed 30 June 2015

i booked a single room for 3 nights the room is very very small with very small space for luggage the WIFI is a bit slow The furniture is old and you can see yellow walls everywhere But on the other hand they have a friendly staff and a great location

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. Every guest comments are valuable to us and we learn everyday and try to improve on guest satisfaction. Regards Kayum Ansary

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last minute after not finding anywhere to stay in Winchester. Pleasant front of house receptionist. Breakfast was okay. And despite being in the middle of the center (conveniently) it was quiet. Would stay here again.

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Kayum A, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Glad you had a good time. Hope to see you again. Kind regards Kayum Ansary

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This historic hotel is situated in the centre of Reading next to the oracle shopping centre and a short walk to the railway station.The hotel has its own courtyard ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure George Hotel Reading

Address: 10-12 King St., Reading RG1 2HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: €63 - €187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mercure George Hotel Reading 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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George Hotel Reading
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“Could ask for room over courtyard to avoid any road noise”
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“The hotel does not have the largest of carparks, arrive early to avoid missing out.”
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“I just wouldn't book again”
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“001 brilliant for zero stairs access and fully disabled equipped if needed. Very quiet room.”
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