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Thames Street, Sonning on Thames RG4 6UT England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
Updated 20/11/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/11/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 2 in Sonning on Thames
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Situated in the picturesque, historical village of Sonning on Thames, and laid back by nature, The Great House is only 20 minutes drive into Reading (with mainline station) and Henley on Thames. This riverside hotel offers contemporary and stylish en-suite rooms with accessible, family, and dog friendly options available. Bedrooms are located in separate buildings across the property; the original White Hart Hotel, the 16th century Palace Yard, the 17th century Coach House, and the Clock Tower. Coppa Club dining spaces include a relaxed bar area with an open fire and an outdoor terrace with its renowned igloos, overlooking the gardens and river. Breakfast, Brunch and All-Day menus are available with options from pizza, salads, smoothies and cocktails, and the best coffee. Meetings, weddings and events take place in the Main House where rooms overlook the riverside terrace and lawns.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Boating
Water sport equipment rentals
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Car park
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Canoeing offsite
Patio
Board games / puzzles
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Newspaper
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Room features
Desk
Housekeeping
Safe
Sofa
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Polish
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sallywindle2022 wrote a review 8 May
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I was very impressed! Excellent rooms and facilities. Decor is lovely and it is very clean. Beautiful location on the river. Coppa restaurant has a lovely setting and great vibe. A real treat to stay here. Will definitely return.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Samuel - Guest Relations Officer, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great House at Sonning
Responded 6 days ago
Excellent review! We are utterly thrilled to see you loved our hotel and hope it won't be long till you pop back again!
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Albert E wrote a review Oct 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom16 contributions4 helpful votes
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We wanted a Covid getaway. This was definitely the place. Highly professional on handling the restrictions. So much so it didn't affect our stay in the least. Location is superb. The interiors are very relaxing and to high quality. More than ample parking if you avoid main parking at reception. River walks superb even in the rain.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Reception Team, Other at The Great House at Sonning
Responded 26 Oct 2020
Wow ..and this review is really good too!! -thank you so much- (you certainly know how to turn our cheeks red)!! It really is comforting to know the Covid restrictions we have in place didn't affect the enjoyment of your stay and greatly look forward to welcoming you again for another 'Covid Getaway' soon!
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pgiorg465767 wrote a review Apr 2022
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom1 contribution
Great room, had everything I needed, a touch small, for one it was ok, not sure how two people would have coped in the room. It was perfect for one. The shower was lovely, bathroom beautifully clean. Lovely gesture to leave a lolly jar.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Samuel - Guest Relations Officer, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great House at Sonning
Responded 2 weeks ago
Great to see you had a fab stay from start to finish and who doesn't love a lolly jar! We hope you'll pop back again super soon!
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mgs2000 wrote a review Apr 2022
York, United Kingdom29 contributions9 helpful votes
A very well positioned hotel for enjoying river walks. Rooms have been renovated and are nice but can be very hot as they do not have air conditioning. Service in the Copa Club bar was not great but besides this it is lovely place to stay.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Samuel - Guest Relations Officer, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great House at Sonning
Responded 2 weeks ago
Nice review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and hope it won't be long till you visit us again!
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jdobso265652 wrote a review Apr 2022
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Perfect location for Sonning Theatre, Marlow, Henley and Thames Path Walk. Once you have been to The Great House, you feel as if you are destined to return. The Coppa is a hub of activity, where food and drinks are ordered and served quickly. Yet, there are corners of the tastefully decorated restaurant where you can always find a secluded, intimate spot if required. Breakfast was absolutely delicious with locally sourced products.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Samuel - Guest Relations Officer, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great House at Sonning
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This review is certainly a gem! We are thrilled to see you had such a fab time with us and hope it won't be long till we see you again soon!
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PRICE RANGE
$111 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Great House at Sonning
Which popular attractions are close to The Great House at Sonning?
Nearby attractions include Knockout Escape Rooms (4.9 km), TimeTrap Escape Rooms (4.5 km), and Escape Reading (5.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Great House at Sonning?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Great House at Sonning?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at The Great House at Sonning?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Great House at Sonning?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Great House at Sonning?
Conveniently located restaurants include Buenasado Argentine Steakhouse - Reading, Miller And Carter, and The Griffin.
Is The Great House at Sonning located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Sonning on Thames.
Does The Great House at Sonning offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Great House at Sonning?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Polish.
Are there any historical sites close to The Great House at Sonning?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Greyfriars Church (4.8 km) and Surley Row Conservation Area (3.8 km).
Does The Great House at Sonning have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.