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Great Expectations Hotel & Bar

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Room & Suite (32)
Dining (10)

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located
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Full view
97Great for walkers
Grade: 97 out of 100
129Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
30Attractionswithin 0.5 km
242Reviews
127Photos
6Q+A
49Room tips
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Enjoying my pint for the road of Guinness ( £4.45 ) on this not very busy Friday afternoon ( around 17:15 ). Probably will be very busy at night. This place has come on leaps and bounds on the booze front recently. Not only are they now getting interesting bottles and tap
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Really enjoyed a midweek stay whilst on business, friendly staff, great room and enjoyed a great meal in the pub. Really recommend this place when you are next visiting Reading - will definitely stay there again...
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My wife and I stayed here when visiting a friend of ours. The main feature is the pub, which is decorated with lots of references to Dickens and his works. The check in system is a little ad hoc but the member of staff was helpful and friendly. We did have to climb a fair few
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Having booked a one night stay via booking.com as a stop over we arrived having some moderate expectations of our stay. Upon arrival we trekked the length of the bar area to check in, the staff member was struggling to find our booking on the computer and proceeded to show us
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Great Expectations RG1 4PS was booked on Booking.com for 1 night. Great Expectations turned out to be No Expectations.Turned up to go through a bar to a makeshift reception area. We were given room 30. We went to room 30 to see the duvet in a crumpled heap on the bed, the towels
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Double room en-suite
Spot on new room 30!
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Yes they will keep them behind the bar for you
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No sorry we don’t
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7am weekdays 8am weekends
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Does it have a car park?
no but there's an NCP carpark almost opposite. Reasonable charges.
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"Please don't go."
"rooms right above the pub will be noisier than the ones off to the side"
"Ask for a room that isn't on the side of the hotel near the dance/music from next door."
"Taxi fare to the hotel from Reading Station was £3.20 or £1.20 on frequent bus service from right outside the hotel."
"Room 30 has just been updated!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$60 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
great expectations hotel and bargreat expectations hotel bar
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandReading
NUMBER OF ROOMS
29
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