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Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel

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98 Bath Road, Calcot, Reading RG31 7QN England
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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!
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
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Non-smoking hotel
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24-hour front desk
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Bulgarian, Polish
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Mark Thomas wrote a review Mar 2020
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I've stayed in February & now this month I'm here again & it's not a fluke because the staff give you the best treatment and go above & beyond to keep u comfortable. Special thanks to Rose,Tsvetomir,Sharriff on reception who catered to my every wish.The virus crisis has had me staying day to day because of no work so I've been booked per night so it shows that whether you are a 1 night guests or 3 night guests they still make you feel special. Breakfast service and food on the whole earned every star given + house keeping got the bed & rooms so comfortable u need a wake up call or you'll sleep through breakfast as it actually happened to me. This is the best place to stay if in Reading believe me!!!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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A.George wrote a review Mar 2020
Newbury, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Yes 2 reviews in one! I was invited a few weeks back for a friends party to the 70s-80s night. We had a wonderful time, staff were fantastic, We arrived around 7pm the bar in the ballroom area was busy but we got drinks not too much wait. It was nice to go to somewhere with such a friendly atmosphere. Around 8 we were called to take our seats we had a set 3 course meal that we all enjoyed. I would say in 2020 I think maybe a choice of 3 starters, 3 mains and 3 sweets would be better. The DJ was playing 70s, 80s background music that I appreciated being a music buff! We finished around 8.30 some tables were still being served so the lights didnt go down and the disco didnt start until around 9.45. It was lovely to dance and enjoy the great music. The DJ kept the dance floor full until midnight. I knew I had a great night as my legs ached so much the next day! I understand the hotel has regular themed evenings we will be booking again! Ideal for couples, groups, celebrations. for much the same price as going for a curry I think it was £30 pp. Lets be honest Where else can you go locally for such an evening?
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Date of stay: February 2020
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alanhardy wrote a review Mar 2020
Exeter, United Kingdom50 contributions31 helpful votes
I booked this hotel for a family reunion to avoid my daughter having to drive from Devon and back in a day. A big mistake. We had stayed before, but here was no comparison Positives: The girl on reception was very helpful. Quickly realised that I did not actually want 3 rooms as indicated on the system. She reorganised the booking so that my daughter and i had rooms near to each other. This eventually turned out to be a mistake as at my age I found if difficult to climb the steep stairs with a case. Negatives: 1. Having told the waitress that we were a party of 6 with one "gluten free" member she just ignored that bit of information. 2. There were not enough menu and specials cards for the party. 3. Service was extremely slow in spite of there being only 13 in the restaurant 4. I and one other ordered the gammon and chips. Mistake. The gammon was under cooked and the chips were so overcooked that it was impossible to get a fork into them. Fingers job only. 5. We were offered a free dessert for 2 of us to compensate for this, but only 1 menu sheet between the 6 of us. 6. only 4 of us felt like a dessert, but found after 20 minutes of placing the order found that there was no "brownie" available. 7. The Eton mess really was a mess. 8. The crumble was bland and tasteless and after only a couple of spoonfulls was put to one side. I paid the food bill and said how unhappy I was with the meal. Shortly after this the Restaurant Manger appeared and gave me a 25% refund. Negative 9. There is a warning sign on the bedroom door about the step inside the door. But not about the step into the bathroom. having fallen last time we were here I was ready for the step. but not for the fact that there was no bedside lamp. 10. This latter meant that once the room light was turned off I was in the dark to get back to bed. (Health and Safety issue?) 11. I thought to leave on the bathroom light so that I could see when I needed to use the bathroom, but that meant I could not sleep. After a restless night I decide to leave the hotel at 06.45 and forget about breakfast. I woke my daughter to bring me home.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from CalcotGM, General Manager at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel
Responded 16 Mar 2020
Dear Alan, First of all I would like to extend my sincere apologies for any delays in this response to you and on behalf of the team at the Best Western Calcot hotel.An official response and gesture from myself and the team for any inconveniences your guests and yourself experienced has been sent separately , addressing your concerns that you will receive shortly. Your feedback has been fully investigated with the team members concerned and responsible for service as well as my manager that dealt with you directly on the evening of your stay. I would like to reassure you that given the opportunity to provide you a service on an occasion in the near future, your experience at the Best Western Calcot hotel will live up to your every expectation. Kind Regards, Nishant M.Barua General Manager
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Vanessa A wrote a review Mar 2020
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Stayed here for one night as travelled to meet a family members for a meal. My room - the bed was a small single, was not comfortable as every time I moved the bed rocked. They need to have sheets on the bed that fit well as in the morning when I woke up after a bad night sleep the mattress cover and top sheet were rucked up. Need to have bigger duvets. The meal - service was very slow, only 3 tables being used. My main meal of gammon was not very nice. One of the other guests at the table also had gammon and some of it was not cooked. We mentioned this to the waitress when she came to the table and she came back and offered a free dessert! By this time I did not want anything. The bill was paid but a lady came to the table as she had heard we were not happy with the food and gave 25% off the bill. Unfortunately we will not be back. When we checked into the hotel the girl was very helpful and moved our rooms so we could be near to each other.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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David J wrote a review Mar 2020
Wellington, null, United Kingdom349 contributions75 helpful votes
I like this hotel. It’s convenient to get to, parking is easy and the staff are lovely and very helpful. The rooms are quiet, clean and tidy, with comfortable beds and free, useable WiFi. The restaurant serves good food, and serving staff couldn’t be nicer. I had to witness a very rude lady essentially “kick off” about her and her companion’s food this time I stayed. (I had the same as him, and other customers had her choice, so it was a hugely disproportionate reaction). Anyway, the staff dealt with it all with consummate professionalism. Well done to a lovely team 😊
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Date of stay: March 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$59 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western reading, reading best western
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Best Western Calcot Hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandBerkshireReadingCalcot
NUMBER OF ROOMS
80
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Frequently Asked Questions about Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Knockout Escape Rooms (4.8 km), TimeTrap Escape Rooms (5.2 km), and Escape Reading (4.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tamp Culture Coffee, Lina Tandoori, and Nino's.
Is Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Calcot.
Are any cleaning services offered at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Polish, and Bulgarian.
Are there any historical sites close to Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mapledurham House (4.5 km), Pincents Hill (6.1 km), and Greyfriars Church (4.9 km).
Is Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.