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Talca, Chile
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2015

Spend a one night business trip stop over in hotel and found it to be great in terms of easy walking access to city centre, helpful and efficient staff, clean and pleasant rooms and recently reburished bathroom. You just have to be prepared to carry your own luggage over somewhat tortuous routes in this old listed building with no lifts... More 

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StuartReading, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at The Mercure George in Reading. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and have noted your comments. I hope you will stay with us again the next time you need to stay in Reading. Kind Regards Stuart Hall General Manager More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

I am still dealing with my complaints and it is such a shame considering the potential this hotel has. Quality is very poor and attention to detail and service highly disappointing. Caters for groups on business but is not always fit for purpose and struggles to cater where food is concerned. Needs to work on customer focus developing the skill... More 

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Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Nice room smelt of coffee not unpleasant as a coffee shop below. A lovely bathroom and shower, room good size and warm, pleasant staff, right in the center of town but not too noisy, it's an old building so creaky floorboards but just added to the character and not a negative. great weekend break.

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StuartReading, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Mercure George Hotel in Reading. I loo forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Stuart Hall General Manager More 

Beckenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

Situated right in centre of town easy access and perfect position for shopping! Parts are historic building and floors creak but so would you if you were this old! Rooms clean and comfortable free wifi and coffee machine in room. Would be good to have choice of tea or other drink. Staff are polite and helpful. Breakfast offers either continental... More 

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StuartReading, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. They are much appreciated and my team will be delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Mercure George Reading. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. Kind Regards Stuart Hall General Manager More 

Slough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 January 2015

Stayed here many times for a little shopping and eating out as reading has many good restaurants available close to hand, hotel has a sweet and quaint atmosphere, no lifts available but not that stressful to carry bags to rooms, breakfast very good and staff very attentive, would recommend weekend breaks.

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StuartReading, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. They are much appreciated and my team will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Mercure George in Reading. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Stuart Hall General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

Positives The location. Right on the main shopping area. Easy to get to the station. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The bed was very comfy as you'd expect from a mercure. Negatives The location. Right on the main street meant it was very noisy all night. The general quality of the room. The bathroom was tatty with broken tiles,mould... More 

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StuartReading, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you were dissapointed with your stay at The Mercure George in Reading. I will personally look into the comments you have raised. Please feel free to contact me at stuart@georgehotelreading.com should you wish to discuss further. Kind Regards Stuart Hall General Manager More 

London
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Reviewed 15 December 2014

OK - so there are a lot of negative reviews on here for this place - BUT you need to put things into context. This is not the Ritz or Dorchester and equally do not charge those kind of prices. I paid £30 for a single room on a Saturday night and was exclusive of breakfast or parking - as... More 

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StuartReading, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Mercure George Hotel in Reading. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind Regards Stuart Hall General Manager More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014

I had to stay at this hotel for 2 nights on a work engagement. The hotel looks quite sweet and quaint from the outside but that is shattered as soon as you walk in. Be prepared to carry your bags up multiple random flights of stairs, and along narrow corridors with surprise dips and bumps. Don't expect to sleep at... More 

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StuartReading, General Manager at Mercure George Hotel Reading, responded to this review

I am sorry on this occasion you were disappointed with your stay at The Mercure George Hotel in Reading. I will look into the comments you have made. Should you wish to discuss please contact me at stuart@georgehotelreading.com Kind Regards Stuart Hall General Manager More 

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This historic hotel is situated in the centre of Reading next to the oracle shopping centre and a short walk to the railway station.The hotel has its own courtyard ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure George Hotel Reading

Address: 10-12 King St., Reading RG1 2HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: RM277 - RM764 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mercure George Hotel Reading 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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Mercure Reading
George Hotel Reading
Mercure George Hotel Reading Berkshire
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