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The Great House At Sonning

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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!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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I booked the Great House as a surprise for my husband’s birthday. This was the first night away together since the arrival of our third son (now 6 months) and it was idyllic. The staff were all super friendly and welcoming. The room was lovely (smaller than expected, but
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Response from Samuel L, Manager at The Great House At Sonning
Responded 3 days ago
What a lovely review! We are thrilled we were able to add a bit of sparkle to your celebrations and that you found the staff super friendly and welcoming - that's what we like to hear! We hope you won't stay away for long as we miss you already!
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We had a lovely stay at The Great House. The room was really nice with a river view, cute little touches such as a sweetie jar, beautiful toiletries and a very comfy bed. Dinner in the igloo was a highlight. The hotel and Coppa club had a great relaxed vibe. I would go back
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Response from Samuel L, Manager at The Great House At Sonning
Responded 3 days ago
Super review! We are thrilled to see you liked our hotel and all the cute little touches we pop in there too! We are so glad you got to go into an igloo as those really do make an evening special! We hope you will come back as we loved having you come stay!
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Fab stay, professional check-in experience, amazing , spotless room with huge bathroom. Wonderful overall. Also location is fabulous - right on the river. Will definitely be back - might even book an igloo next time! ps the Malbec in the Coppa Club was outstanding
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Response from Samuel L, Manager at The Great House At Sonning
Responded 3 days ago
Well this review is wonderful! it's great to see you enjoyed your stay with us right from the word go! We are super lucky to be in such a pretty location and are glad you think so too! We hope you'll be back sooner rather than later as we miss you already!
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Just spent a fantastic evening having dinner in the Igloos at the Coppa club in Sonning, thanks to our waitress Laura, who was magnificent all evening. 100% recommend for people who want a care free easy evening. Definitely coming back. We love Laura. Laura is the queen.
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Response from Samuel L, Manager at The Great House At Sonning
Responded 3 days ago
What a delightful review! We are thrilled that you had such a great time in Coppa Club. We are certainly very lucky to have Laura - we love her too! We hope you won't be a stranger and will return again soon!
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Last week we took our 2 grandchildren, 7 and 12, to the Coppa Club at the Great House. We had booked one of 4 "pods" in the garden. They are like a spherical greenhouse, furnished with up to 6 chairs and a round dining table, and decorated with pretty lights for evening use. We
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Response from Samuel L, Manager at The Great House At Sonning
Responded 3 days ago
What a great review, seems like you had an amazing time in Coppa Club with one of their igloos, we just can't help but love them! It's fab to see you had great service as we love to hear this and we hope you won't wait too long to return!
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Hello there, We are thrilled you are looking at coming to stay with us. Having read your question we would recommend booking 2 rooms as the coach house apartment would only really be comfortable to 3 adults maximum. We hope to be welcoming you to The Great House soon!
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Thank you for your question. We would recommend a Relaxed Double room as these are all located in our Clocktower where all rooms are either ground floor or accessible via a lift. If you are unsure with anything further please do get in touch with us on 0118 969 2277 where one of our team will be happy to help. We hope to be welcoming you to The Great House soon!
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Thank you for your question. Our check in desk is in our main house next door to the Coppa Club. Depending on what room you book you'll then either be taken to a room in our Main House, Coach House, Palace Yard or Clock Tower which are all centered around our courtyard car park. We hope to be welcoming you to The Great House soon!
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Our booking says express breakfast what does that include
Basic continental breakfast only but we ordered avocado and poached egg dish as an extra - delicious.
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What is your child policy? Do you offer a family room?
We have family rooms and a family suite with Kids Corner. We also have larger rooms that accommodate and extra bed for children up to 12.
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"Don't be fobbed off by reception.If you pay for a deluxe room river view room make sure you get it.Make sure you don't get ROOM 8"
"Choose either a river view or clock tower room"
"The associated restaurant is a separate but linked concern and has to be booked and paid for separately."
"Go for a room overlooking The Thames river, although this is the beer garden side."
"I recommend the poaches eggs + avocado on in the morning (minus the chilli) + request a room with a bath !"
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PRICE RANGE
USD 94 - USD 206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the great house at sonning hotel sonning on thames
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandSonning-on-Thames
NUMBER OF ROOMS
49
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