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    Rainbows Lodge

    132-138 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AY, England
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    • Excellent9%
    • Very good23%
    • Average39%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible13%
    22 Aug 2017
    “A sleepless stay. The soundproof is terrible”
    30 Jul 2017
    “A roof over your head”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 10 March 2016

    The hotel is comfortable enough with comfy beds and showers. The service is pretty awful. There is no cooked breakfast and the waitress sits texting on her phone whilst you blunder around trying to find everything you need for breakfast. The plug socket in my...More

    Thank Tom G
    Reviewed 12 February 2016

    I was looking for apart-hotel options for a long stay (~3 to 4 months) while I was in Reading for a project in 2015. Rainbows lodge was one of the very few hotels that came up in the google search, with serviced apartments. While the...More

    Thank Manjunath C
    Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

    From the outside and in the common areas, this place looks like an old guest house that's seen better days. The hall carpets look really grubby. The room was better (with the smallest shower I've ever seen), breakfast was fine and wifi worked fine. Room...More

    Thank Glyn W
    Reviewed 7 October 2015

    we stayed for 11 nights in Rainbow studio apartment. I could definitely say that quality-to-price ratio is perfect there. For reasonable price (close to the price of 3* hotels in Reading) we got quite big apartment with actually 2 separate rooms – bedroom and kitchen....More

    Thank Stacy_SPb
    Reviewed 15 September 2015

    It does exactly what it says on the tin... This is a basic hotel at the very least, which is normally fine for a night or two, but my room smelled of damp and mould. There was a lot of condensation on the inside of...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms facing the main road are not quiet. No elevators, so chose ground floor if you have heavy luggage."
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    "Maybe try other hotels in the area before you consider this one"
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    "Only stayed once, in room 2 which was perfectly acceptable on the noise front."
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    "Room 23 is large and at the back. Not a good hotel for those with mobility issues though."
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