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The Great House At Sonning

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was at The Great House at Sonning in mid May for a wedding. It has a really excellent location next to the river; all the staff were very helpful and worked hard the whole day to make the wedding go well; and the quality of there hotel is first class. I assume there has been a lot of refurbishment...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel sits on the bank of the Thames, it's a beautiful setting. I was there on business and my morning walk to work was along the Thames river path, lovely. The hotel itself has an adjoining pub/restaurant which I visited one of the evenings I was there. Friendly service and good food. Check in was quick, everyone I spoke...

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Great House a few times but this was our first stay in the main building - my partner has mobility issues so we had requested a ground floor room but we were up a flight of stairs (no lift). (The receptionist to be fair did offer to look for another room for us). The room...

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Thank whalleykay66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed on a Friday night, combined with a visit to the Mill House theatre. Very nice hotel, even the"comfy" rooms were very comfortable and spacious. Had a light lunch, good but a bit pricey. Good range of beers and other drinks. Breakfast not included in room rate and paid for separately, but good selection. Fantastic location on banks of the...

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Thank Peter S
Cotswolds
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as a group of four just one night on a Secret Escape bnb package to visit family nearby. The position of the hotel right on the river is a lovely setting and had it been a little warmer we would have taken full advantage of the deckchairs out on the lawn. At 3 o'clock we went to check...

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed for a night with our little dog and had a great time. The Coppa club has a beautiful riverside location with a great buzzing atmosphere. I originally booked a Deluxe Riverside room, however we were not aware that dogs were only allowed in the 'Cosy' rooms, so we were downgraded and refunded the money. Despite...

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House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, pleased to hear The Great House suited you and you liked the vibe. Sorry to hear you weren't so impressed by the size of the room allocated to you - next time your wishing to stay please ping me an email on annette@mudlarkhotels.co.uk and we'll make sure we look after you. Thanks again!

Stratford upon Avon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Great House for my daughter's wedding which was also at the hotel. I had a deluxe river view room, excellent bed, great bathroom and shower. Very stylish, I like the added touch of books on the bedside table. We used the Coppa club for breakfasts and a meal the night before the wedding... good food, slow...

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House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, pleased to hear you loved your time at The Great House! Great to hear the team were friendly and helpful - just as we like them to be! Thanks again, and hope to see you back soon!

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Great House offered a weekend break and we were truly delighted with the room for which management covered everything. But. Please be aware that the restaurant nearby (i.e.. The Coppa) attracts too many at the weekend. While restaurant staff were very pleasant the space proved to be really noisy and crowded with an unhealthy smattering of "monkey house" children...

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House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and sharing your feedback. Nice to hear you enjoyed your stay though we're sorry to hear the restaurant wasn't perhaps quite to your taste. We'll certainly pass on your feedback to our colleagues in Coppa. Thanks again!

Titchfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely hotel, nice decor & taste friendly, nice food. It's also right on the river which is beautiful. Things they could improve- quite a number of things missing from the menu; be more environmentally friendly by reducing plastic water bottles; staff in the Lodge could also be way more helpful in business room setup.

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House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, pleased to hear you're a fan of The Great House and love the food and the decor. Thanks for your comments regarding being more environmentally friendly and our Lodge - we'll be sure to take that feedback on board.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights to celebrate mine and my boyfriends birthdays, and we stayed in a cosy room, which was attached to the pub and was a lovely size with a huge comfortable bed. The room size was good, and had a lovely bathroom. They were cleaned daily, there was also fresh milk provided in the room for your...

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House M, Operations Manager at The Great House At Sonning, responded to this review

A belated happy birthday to you both! Thrilled you enjoyed your time at The Great House and and the team looked after you so well. We'll be sure to let them know. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently refurbished, The Great House on the banks of the river Thames in Sonning offers contemporary and stylish en-suite rooms. The hotel offers easy access to the A4, Reading and the M4, ample free parking for guest's use and free WiFi throughout. Bedrooms are located in separate buildings: the original White Hart Hotel, the 16th century palace yard, the 17th century coach house, and the clock tower. Rooms include a number of comfortable features including luxury bedding, work desks and rain showers. A newly opened all-day restaurant, Coppa Club, includes a relaxed bar area with an open fire and an outdoor terrace overlooking the gardens and river. Breakfast can be ordered from 7:30am and a wide range of options are available from healthy smoothies to a full Skillet Breakfast. In the main house guests can work throughout the day and enjoy fresh coffee and snacks whilst making use of the complimentary WiFi and numerous power points. Situated in the picturesque conservation village of Sonning-on-Thames, the hotel is a 20-minute drive to Reading and Henley-on-Thames and less than 2 miles from Thames Valley Business Park. We look forward to welcoming you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Great House At Sonning

Address: Thames Street, Sonning-on-Thames RG4 6UT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Sonning-on-Thames
Price Range: RM381 - RM997 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Great House At Sonning 4*
Number of rooms: 49
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“If you have mobility issues request a room in the annexe.”
whalleykay66, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper ask for a room away from the road”
  • Good fridge and drinks area
  • Cute Roberts radio
  • The 'bat phone' !!
  • Smart decor
  • Bathroom, fluffy towels and decent products
  • Fairly comfy bed with good bedding
mrscoulter, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“choose a deluxe room!”
gcolder, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“I would recommend River View rooms”
StephenE458, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“We had a cosy retro room in the Palace Yard- room 40 Fab.”
Thorley66, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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