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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked as a Mother's Day treat. Grand appearance, perfect location, great staff, lovely spacious beautiful rooms. Only thing that let it down was the breakfast, which was surprising and disappointing given it costs £19 and Carluccio's is next door!

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Dear NGONomad, Thank you for posting your review regarding your stay at The Forbury Roseate and I am very pleased to read that you found the staff very helpful and the rooms to a high standard. Please accept my apologies regarding your breakfast experience. Further to my email that I have sent you seperately, I look forward to your feedback...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The best hidden gem in Reading. The stay at The Forbury Roseate seemed like refreshing experience. I was booked in a suite, similar to the one shown in the hotel's website. The room was spacious, clean and serene; the tub and shower was a nice surprise. Most important, the staff members were very attentive and courteous.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel to spend the evening in town celebrating our anniversary. We were so glad we did because as we walked in it reminded us of handpicked hotels but in the centre of a vibrant town. Moreover all that at a competitive price when compared to all the bog standard chain hotels on offer in the same location....

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must admit, we only booked this hotel based on excellent TripAdvisor reviews. We came to Reading as it's only a one hour drive from London and just wanted a few days away without a long Friday afternoon drive. Reading itself is not a great town, although the huge new shopping centre, the Oracle, has an excellent Debenhams, House of...

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A flying visit to Reading to visit family over the weekend of 11/ 12 March. Once we had located the car park (with thanks to the helpful receptionist we spoke to over the phone) we were soon in reception getting signed in and then on our way up to the 3rd floor with the ever so friendly and helpful hotel...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on the recommendation of a friend I decided to stay at The Forbury. I wasn't disappointed. The welcome I received was warm and friendly. The facilities are first class and the fact that I was upgraded to a mini-suite was the icing on the cake. And the martinis in the Library Bar were delicious. I'll definitely be back!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing hotel with luxury surroundings great rooms with the little touches that show they have thought of everything. Great food delivered by exceptional staff. I genuinely couldn't find fault with this hotel and can't recommend it highly enough. Oh and very reasonably priced as well !!

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at The Forbury in one of the two bedroom apartments on a Friday and Saturday night. Warm welcome, despite arriving very late on the Friday night. Extremely spacious, well equipped, comfortable two bedroom apartment, which was situated just across the courtyard from the main hotel. Personally shown to our accommodation and although it was very late, they were able...

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Port d'Alcudia, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel, lovely 2 bedroom apartment , good location, friendly staff. My only problem was that the lift broke down and we were on the 6th floor in the apartment. I suffer with a bad chest and bad hips so I really did struggle to walk up these stairs 3 times during my stay. Also the dining staff seemed...

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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a slightly belated review of our stay at the hotel on Sat 25th Feb. We booked a night away to celebrate hubby's birthday & we were impressed with the photos & reviews of the Forbury. On arrival (slightly early) we asked to leave our bag so that we could go for a wander & some lunch. The gentleman...

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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 Roseate

Address: 26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: €112 - €220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Forbury Roseate 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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