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The Reading Lake Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicely located but looking very faded. Could do with a really deep clean and a lick of paint. The bathroom tap self destructed when turned, the balcony/patio was a haven of weeds but at least the wildlife was interesting (see pic. Mink on the balcony outside the dining room).

1Thank BristolPavs
Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rude staff, No WIFI, stains on carpet, loud extractor, cobwebs covered in dust, dirty taps, rotten wood in the door frames, half the hotel had no roof (looked like the blitz), gym not open (no explanation or apology despite pictures of a gym on the website), parking area a disgrace (covered in litter and old pallets), old boxy TV, over...

Thank Simmosworld83
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner decided that we would pop and see for ourselves why the reviews were so poor. We were going to say there last month but I cancelled after reading the reviews. We all know that reviews can be misleading until you see it for yourself and we were shocked and disappointed. We decided that we would stop...

Thank Chris-Biggles
Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Personnel : The hotel personnel is incompetent . They delay the coffee for 30 minutes eventually we left without having breakfast. Wi FI not available in room . Rooms at a very poor standard . V bad h

Thank frixoseleftheriou
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Ok, so i hadn't read any reviews before we booked and only read them on approach to the hotel, needless to say i became very worried! However once we got out of the unlit car park and into the entrance of the hotel it was warm and welcoming. The hotel could do with a cash injection for some modernisatio, even...

Thank Simone H
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This place is disgusting. From dirty bed sheets to hair in bath. Dirty shower curtains and sink. Horrible smell also. Hotel manager not even bothered. Didn't end up staying there as this place is just shocking. Would avoid this place at all costs

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The only good thing I have to say about this hotel was the helpful barman and well cooked breakfast,,, Other than that it's the Marie Celeste of hotels,,,one half has burnt down!!!! A soulless and depressing experience!

1Thank Steve B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Booked late, and made a big mistake in not reading the reviews beforehand. Unlit car park, unmanned reception, no information on check in as to location of the room, facilities available or time the bar/restaurant was open until (as I arrived late), cold communal areas, light out in the room, poor TV, stained carpet, old furniture. How £89 (room only!!!)...

Thank Elliott S
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The hotel was booked through my company, thank god the stay was only one night. The bar and restaurant area was freezing with the only staff member serving having to keep their coat on, as did most of my colleagues. We asked the barman why there was no heating and he replied no idea and it had been like it...

Thank marvin1965552
Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not fussy when it comes to hotels, however this place is shocking. Upon first impressions it seemed nice, however once in the building it is clear that it has lacked any financial input for a while. The bar area was absolutely freezing, and there were barely any guests present, whilst my room was absolutely boiling?! No wifi in the...

Thank YGodderz

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Reading Lake Hotel

Address: Pingewood, Reading RG30 3UN, England (Formerly Copthorne Hotel Reading)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: ₹ 4,407 - ₹ 8,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Reading Lake Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 81
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Also Known As:
Reading Copthorne Hotel
Copthorne Reading
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Reading
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“A shed in the garden?”
 of 5 bubbles Simmosworld83, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The room was at a very poor standard . Wi FI nit available in the room . The door base was moulded and cold air was blowing in the room.”
  • Screws around the walls
  • Humidity on the walls room very cold
  • Bad condition
  • Humidity on the walls no central heating
  • Holes on the door
  • Very poor interior , this us not a hotel
  • Lights were unserviceable
 of 5 bubbles frixoseleftheriou, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lake view rooms have the best views and less noise from M4”
 of 5 bubbles nick1of2, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms 217 218 good views.”
 of 5 bubbles 624stewartg, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend a room AT A DIFFERENT HOTEL!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 13PeterA, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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