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Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Calcot
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stayed here for a weekend as we were visiting friends nearby. Our room was clean and was in good decorate order, the Bathroom needs updating esp the Shower as it was a fixed one so was unable to direct it also was unable to was my hair over the bath. The flooring and bath panel needs replacing as both had faults. The windows do open wider than mentioned in previous review there is a lever you can press and the Wifi worked brilliant.

Staff were very pleasant and friendly and very helpful. Sadly the food on Friday 29th was not that brilliant but understandable as they had a couple of hen parties and were quite busy.
Would we stay again.... yes as quite reasonably price didn't have the breakfast as I found it rather expensive for what I would eat .

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  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Hi VintageAl,

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review after your recent stay with us. We're sorry to hear of your upset with the meal on the 29th in our restaurant. Despite there being other parties going on our food shouldn't suffer because of this, so we're saddened to hear that you didn't experience our best. In regards to breakfast we can charge for smaller items if you don't feel like having the full breakfast, but this is something you can enquire about on your next visit. Many of our bathrooms and bedrooms are going through an updating currently so I'm sure that the flooring issues you've experience will be rectified.

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located the hotel staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Rooms on the front do suffer from some road noise, our rear facing room was quiet, we enjoyed a good nights sleep. Breakfast was pretty good but pricey at £10.95 a head

Stayed: August 2016, travelled with family
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Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Hi Charlesydarlin,

Thank you for the review about your recent visit to us. It's lovely to see that you found our hotel location to be convenient for your needs. It's great to read that you got a good night sleep and found the bed to be comfortable and the room to your liking.

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Went on a Friday, booked the restaurant and we all had the worst meal we had for years. I had a bad experiance once in a Benidorm in an all inclusive - this was worse.
I have had some really good food here in past years but on the 29/7/16 it was shocking.

  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Hi Stephen S,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review after you visited the hotel. Our restaurant team and chefs work very hard to make meals enjoyable for all, so we're saddened to hear that you didn't enjoy yours on 29th July. As you've stated you've had some really good food here in the past so we can assure you that this is just a blip and we hope that this doesn't put you off coming back in the future,

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

My daughter had her wedding & reception here, could not have had a better time. The staff went beyond what was expected assisting us at every point, guiding us at what is a stressful time. On the day they advised, coordinated & soothed nervous people while still being professionally low key. I would have no hesitation in recommending them for your wedding day.

  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Hi sstringer4001,

Thank you for your lovely review about your daughters wedding day, from booking until the day itself our office staff and our duty managers make sure the bride, groom and family are all fully prepared to experience the special day ahead. We thank you for allowing us to make your daughters special day one to remember.

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were going to a do nearby so wanted somewhere where we could walk from.
We booked it and then read some of the reviews.
We found the staff very friendly.
We had travelled from Devon so had allowed extra time in case there was hold ups on the motorway so got there 2 hours early. Our room wasn't ready so they gave us another one.
We heard no noise from the wedding disco and had a good night's sleep. The room was hot when we arrived but cooled down with the window open. The shower was good and the room recently decorated.

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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Gill S
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Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Hi Gill S,

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Its lovely to see that you had a safe journey and didn't held up with any traffic on your way to us. It's great to see that Reception team was able to accomodate you with an available room on arrival. We hope that you had an enjoyable time at the function you atteneded nearby and we look forward to you coming back in the future,

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Additional Information about Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel

Address: 98 Bath Road, Calcot, Reading RG31 7QN, England (Formerly Best Western Calcot Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading > Calcot
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Calcot
Price Range: €53 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Best Western Calcot Hotel is the perfect location for business or leisure in Reading and the surrounding Thames Valley area. Ideally located less than a mile from Junction 12 of the M4 motorway, on the A4 leading into Reading. Reading town centre is within 3 miles and access to the town centre is probably one of the least congested routes available. Very easy and quick to find and most importantly for a Reading hotel...an onsite FREE, floodlit car park for over 150 vehicles! ... more   less 
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