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Malmaison Reading

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Parking - bit of a nightmare. Welcome - reception desk unattended on arrival and had to ask bar staff to find receptionist. Waited 5 minutes. No apology when he arrived and he was more interested in selling us "drinks at bar and breakfast for £16". Odd combination. Room - small, dark, noisy, tired. Bed was comfortable however. Nothing premium about...

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Marie W, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear SeorasMc Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. I am sorry to hear that your recent stay with us did not meet your expectations. I would very much like the opportunity to discuss your comments in greater details so please do feel free to contact me at the hotel. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Checked in. Terrific location, professional staff, great room with good wi-fi but no view. The bed was really comfortable and came equipped with a bath, separate shower and great toiletries. The tea, coffee and in room provisions were really good

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Marie W, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear Kevinmck Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. I was thrilled to read your comments regarding your room's amenities and was really pleased to hear that you liked the hotel's location and our team. With regard to your comments about the view please do let us know if you are planning another visit...

Reviewed 19 August 2016

Nice chique hotel in the centre of Reading. Very good food in the restaurant, nice bar, decent size room. Just a little bit too dark room for me and a window facing the wall. Very friendly restaurant and bar staff.

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Marie W, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear The KowalskiFamily, Thank you for posting your review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us particularly the Chez Mal brasserie and bar. With regards to your comments regarding the darkness of the room, this is very much the theme running throughout our bedrooms. However if you are planning to return please do speak to...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The room was big and felt like it had been luxurious at one point. The bathroom was huge. Large separate shower and bath and enough room in it to feel spacious. However overall it wasn't particularly clean. Light bulbs were out and it gave the room a dingy feel. There was a plastic coat hanger left over from the last...

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Marie W, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear Lainey137, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor, I would very much like the opportunity to discuss your post with you in more detail. If you be able to call me at the hotel at a covenient time to yourself, that would be great. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We booked the Mal 1 function room for a 50th Wedding anniversary, 13 people attended a set menu meal. Cannot fault the food, the service or the staff. The help in organising the event was great. The room gave us private dining and we could decorate the room and play music to suit ourselves. Would definitely recommend this option is...

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Marie W, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear Msurtees2016, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. I was so pleased to read that you had such a great time. It was a pleasure to host your special evening and we look forward to seeing you at Reading Mal again soon. Kind regards, Marie W General Manager

Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I have stopped in a few Malmaison hotels, in Liverpool, Manchester and Edinburgh and this one in Reading offers the same style and class as the others. Just be warned that if you haven't stopped here before ring in advance to suss the parking situation as its at the NCP car park a few minutes walk away. Great rooms and...

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Marie W, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear Steve W, Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor following your recent visit to Malmaison Reading. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and in particular the mini bar treats and snacks. We love them too! The parking is located just a 2 minute walk from the hotel and our website notes the postcode...

Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stayed here over weekend for one night. Was awarded a free upgrade which was very nice and the room was excellent. Very spacious and a great bathroom. Hotel has very unique décor, with purple corridor walls, making it very dark, but seemingly this is their signature.... Thought £15.95 for breakfast was a tad steep, but my opinion. Only negative I...

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Marie W, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear Gary M, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade and the hotel's look and feel. I am sorry that you had to call reception for attention but that that you were quickly attended to. We very much look forward to...

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for our anniversary. We were in a lovely spacious room with modern decor. Malmaison has very cheeky and down to earth branding and we enjoyed our stay. Facilities: wifi, a mini fridge (with drinks), an iron and ironing board, a safe, tea and coffee with a kettle, a snack bar and a freeview flat...

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Marie W, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear Naomi S Thank you for your taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Malmaison Reading and loved your room and its facilities. I am sorry to hear that you were unable to enjoy your X Men marathon though and I am sure that...

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Recently stayed as a last minute thing in Reading and booked as it was closest to train station (literally across the road) Booked in for one night and got allocated a room on the fourth floor. It had a real 'wow' factor at every stage of my stay and is definitely amongst my favourite hotels to stay at now for...

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Marie W, General Manager at Malmaison Reading, responded to this review

Dear Neil H, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and were impressed by the Mal experience. We look forward to seeing you at Mal Reading again soon.

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stayed in The Rocket suite for 1 night as treat for my girlfriend and I. Rocket was the word, was literally blown away by the whole experience. Poppy on reception was wonderful, and the room was amazing! The decor in the room was just to my girlfriend's liking, large and spacious, very clean and tidy and the wooden bath suite...

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Dear WonderingBen Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review - we are so pleased that your had such a great time. The Rocket is a fantastic room; it definitely has the wow factor with the sleigh bed and the teak bath. We hope to see you both at Mal Reading again very soon - maybe...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Malmaison
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Cuisines: British, French, European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The brief encounter, that fleeting glance from across the platform, a longing to be with the one you shouldn't...Meet me outside the station at this gloriously converted rail hotel. You shouldn't have this much fun so close to Heathrow, but you will at Mal. You shouldn't find a train set in your room, or a bath big enough for two, for that matter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malmaison Reading

Address: 18-20 Station Road, Reading RG1 1JX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: €83 - €247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Malmaison Reading 4*
Number of rooms: 75
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Malmaison Reading Hotel Reading
Malmaison Hotel Reading
Reading Malmaison Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Reading
#6 Business Hotel in Reading
#10 Romantic Hotel in Reading
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“Have stayed in a suite and a standard double. - all very good”
lynnemiller535, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the hotel entrance are generally the noisy ones, particularly on the 1st/2nd floor.”
skitchen2017, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Request a quieter room where possible.”
JMB40, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Club room upgrades are very welcome when they are offered”
patrickjI6876IP, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room near the elevator was easy access”
roseward, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
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