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Great Expectations Hotel & Bar

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here when visiting a friend of ours. The main feature is the pub, which is decorated with lots of references to Dickens and his works. The check in system is a little ad hoc but the member of staff was...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank DMESMITH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having booked a one night stay via booking.com as a stop over we arrived having some moderate expectations of our stay. Upon arrival we trekked the length of the bar area to check in, the staff member was struggling to find our booking on the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank sambG4823FH
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Great Expectations RG1 4PS was booked on Booking.com for 1 night. Great Expectations turned out to be No Expectations.Turned up to go through a bar to a makeshift reception area. We were given room 30. We went to room 30 to see the duvet in...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank Fabuhelen
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

I booked this hotel for a one night business stay when all the other ‘usual suspects’ were exorbitantly priced at £140+ for the night I required. The hotel is over a Dickens themed pub , with a very basic reception positioned at the far end...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank PhilnGill
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Stayed at The Great expectations bar and hotel on Saturday night, The hotel was a comfortable escape from the rain You check in via the bar. the bar itself is full of charector, its made to look like a Dickensian street almost. Once we where...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Katie M
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$61 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Great Expectations Hotel And Bar
,
Great Expectations Hotel Bar
Location
United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$61 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Great Expectations Hotel And Bar
,
Great Expectations Hotel Bar
Location
United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
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Room & Suite (32)
Dining (10)
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Brennybobs
19 July 2018|
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Response from Roversbluen | Reviewed this property |
Yes they will keep them behind the bar for you
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Geoff T
3 July 2018|
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Room Tips
"Please don't go."
Fabuhelen
8 Dec 2018
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"rooms right above the pub will be noisier than the ones off to the side"
TashaO555
27 Aug 2018
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"Ask for a room that isn't on the side of the hotel near the dance/music from next door."
847paulu
18 Aug 2018
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"Taxi fare to the hotel from Reading Station was £3.20 or £1.20 on frequent bus service from right outside..."
696nickp
7 Dec 2017
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