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    Great Expectations Hotel & Bar

    33 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS, England
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    • Average26%
    • Poor11%
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    This is a nice bar and some good spaces and areas to find yourself and tuck yourself away in. It does feel rather dates and a bit of a real ale pub and also a bit of a student haunt which does not really fall...More

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    Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

    Great Expectations is an alright bar but not amazing. The interior looks a bit artificial with a Tudor look but there's some nice cozy seating inside and a pool table. Another issue is the lack of any free parking but that's a bigger issue for...More

    Thank Shani W
    Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

    My friends and I stayed in a triple room and it was big, clean and well-stocked Check in was easy and staff friendly. To top it off, breakfast was included in the price and was lush. The hotel's location was great to walk to pubs,...More

    Thank Dawn W
    Response from 33londondst, Manager at Great Expectations Hotel & BarResponded 10 July 2017

    Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back soon!.

    Reviewed 10 June 2017

    Tried this hotel as a change from a chain, but were really disappointed. The bar area is really nice and quaint but the room - which is the main thing in a hotel, was dreadful. It was small, dark, looked onto a wall over a...More

    Thank Kath C
    Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

    The hotel was great but badly let down by the next door noisy cafe which played music late into the night and then the staff went out to talk politics out the back of the cafe which is where the hotel rooms are and the...More

    Thank Devonmaidd
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 78 - USD 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 29
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    Traveller (88)
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    27 July 2014|
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    Response from Dawn W | Reviewed this property |
    no but there's an NCP carpark almost opposite. Reasonable charges.
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    "Any room other than number 4."
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