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The Reading Lake Hotel

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Booked late, and made a big mistake in not reading the reviews beforehand. Unlit car park, unmanned reception, no information on check in as to location of the room, facilities available or time the bar/restaurant was open until (as I arrived late), cold communal areas, light out in the room, poor TV, stained carpet, old furniture. How £89 (room only!!!)...

Thank Elliott S
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The hotel was booked through my company, thank god the stay was only one night. The bar and restaurant area was freezing with the only staff member serving having to keep their coat on, as did most of my colleagues. We asked the barman why there was no heating and he replied no idea and it had been like it...

Thank marvin1965552
Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not fussy when it comes to hotels, however this place is shocking. Upon first impressions it seemed nice, however once in the building it is clear that it has lacked any financial input for a while. The bar area was absolutely freezing, and there were barely any guests present, whilst my room was absolutely boiling?! No wifi in the...

Thank YGodderz
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel has suffered by fire damage and is in need of some money spent and is due for a total refurb which is a shame as this could be a charming hotel with some great views if it was kept clean and sufficient financial input

Thank Jay B
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on a national express coach trip,was no Christmas feel at all to the hotel food was bad but if it wasn't for the staff that tried to do there best in a run down hotel it would of been worse, it was really cold in the restaurant no other guests except for the coach party,hopefully I will...

Thank juliealbo
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I read a lot of reviews so had alot of hesitations. Me and my family came here with a national Holiday break (Bath & Oxford). Think the guests on this trip were the only ones here. We arrived late evening, grabbed our keys and went to the room, rooms were spacious, warm and everything seemed fine. We went down to...

1Thank Adjey91
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I have been booked into this hotel as part of a coach trip and wish that I hadn't. I read the reviews and thought it can't be that bad, I was wrong. I signed in to get my key and the receptionist couldn't find my envelope even though I repeatedly spelt my name. I got my key and went to...

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I went on a coach trip I seen the reviews but did not believe it is like a haunted house half the hotel is boarded up as was a fire the other half should be, the dining room has been put in the bar most things are out of order, the fire alarm went off several times at night I...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Stayed here for one night. Went on a coach trip with national holidays to Bath then to stay at this hotel. Hotel was lovely. Very clean. Abit cold in the hotel but there was only our coach there. The rooms were warm and clean. Beds were very comfortable Dinner and breakfast were included. The dinner was excellent. 3 courses and...

Thank karenreed7
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I really don't know where to start with this one. First impressions were that I'd stepped straight out of 2016 and into 1976, the decor was so bad. The room was awful, the shower was terrible, the tap at the sink came off in my hand, the sink was blocked, the towel rail had it's power supply cut off, and...

1Thank Avenue1878

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Reading Lake Hotel

Address: Pingewood, Reading RG30 3UN, England (Formerly Copthorne Hotel Reading)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $96 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Reading Lake Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 81
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Also Known As:
Reading Copthorne Hotel
Copthorne Reading
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Reading
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“dont stop at hotel find another one”
599barryd, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A shed in the garden?”
Simmosworld83, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The room was at a very poor standard . Wi FI nit available in the room . The door base was moulded and cold air was blowing in the room.”
  • Screws around the walls
  • Humidity on the walls room very cold
  • Bad condition
  • Humidity on the walls no central heating
  • Holes on the door
  • Very poor interior , this us not a hotel
  • Lights were unserviceable
frixoseleftheriou, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lake view rooms have the best views and less noise from M4”
nick1of2, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms 217 218 good views.”
624stewartg, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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