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Thameside Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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London Ealing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The staff at the Thameside are the friendliest i have come across in all my years of travelling around the country. The food was exceptional, home cooked fresh to order. The menu was not extensive but the owners were more than happy to get what i requested if i ordered the day before. The staff/owners were amazing The room was...

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Somerset, UK
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stayed at the Thameside for a trip into London as I didn't want to pay the extortionate prices for London hotels in midweek and was really pleased with my stay at the Thameside. Spoke to a nice lady who booked me into a room and provided directions for a car park which is around the back of the hotel. It...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The entrance to the hotel car park is through an alleyway 150mm wider than an Audi A6 Avant...I know this because I successfully drove through it without scratching my car. The hotel is a bit dated, with little kerbside appeal and not located by the side of the River Thames. The check-in staff were friendly, efficient and helpful. I stayed...

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Texas
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This place was an unexpected surprise after staying in some rather dreadful places elsewhere in the area. The room was very nice. The AC was nice and cold. Nice in-room bathroom and very friendly service. I would stay here again.

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uk
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I will not be rushing back. Should be 50 pounds. Tired and not like website. Breakfast was simple with limited selection . Receptionist was friendly and welcoming. Pictures tell the story and I wished I have book the ibis,etc Dirty tired bathroom, wardrobe held together with wood support.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Just got back from a one night stay at Thameside hotel whilst in Reading for the festival. The hotel has a fantastic location, very near to the train station and within walking distance of the festival site. Staff were really helpful both during and before our stay, providing information on how to find them and making us some off-menu lunch...

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SC
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I arrived on Railair from LHR. The hotel is a short walk with Aldis & TGI Friday's along the way. It is not an attractive location. The reception,bar & dining rooms gave a good impression. There was only 1staff, & she was serving in the restaurant. She was very friendly, asked me to wait & treated me to a delicious...

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The hotel - for what it is, is very expensive and is a mish mash of different looks. I wouldn't stay there again - it's very similar to a hostel. We didn't want the restaurant owing to the look of the place. Plus I wouldn't trust the kitchen. The hotel is situated on the side of a busy road, there...

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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Strange receptionist looked surprised and seemed a bit overexcited to have a guest - perhaps they don't have many. He insisted on walking me to my room and explaining how to turn the lights on, showing me the radiator, etc. Then b*ggered around with the radiator valve. Not the brightest spark as he closed the valve thereby turning the radiator...

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2Thank David S
Shropshire
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

stayed 1 night and got attic room at back. nice n quiet arrival. greeted with a smile and nothing too much trouble. easy checkin and shown upstairs to room. bedroom : wooden squeaky floor, nice decor. adequate. bed : ong. worst ever mattress. like trying to sleep on bags of coal. didnt get much sleep due to discomfort. i had...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Thameside Hotel

Address: 144-150 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $155 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thameside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Thameside Hotel Reading
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Reading
#9 Business Hotel in Reading
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“Apartment rooms at rear of hotel are quiet.”
chrisbQ5442MH, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back of the hotel away from the road if you are disturbed by traffic noise.”
TripTripHooray, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The hotel is on a busy road so asking for a rear hotel room is favourable”
Ros124329, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“ask for the ones on the website”
13george1101, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I had a front room which was spacious on the second floor with air~con”
L5905ZBjessical, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
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