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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2013

It's really hard to rate a hotel like this. It's clear that management/staff aren't interested in putting in the extra effort to make this a great hotel (it really could be) but for what it is it's just fine. First. The hotel is on a lake surrounded by countryside. There will be bugs and where there is bugs there will...

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london
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Me and my partner stayed here as a treat over the August bank holiday weekend and were very disappointed. On entering our room the stagnant smell was overwhelming, the room looked like something from the 80’s, peeling wallpaper, black marks and filthy doors. The view however is lovely however we were on the ground floor and the decking is covered...

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1Thank Meloo123
UK
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Stayed here night of 31st August for a Triathlon the next day. Room seemed relatively recently refurbed. Room was big and clean. Windows were dirty and there were spider webs everywhere on the balcony but I think this is because it's on a lake. Place could do with a general clean but my room was nice and the views were...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2013

I stayed here for the weekend with my mum for my birthday. After reading the reviews we were incredibly apprehensive on arrival. First impressions were good, we found the hotel easily, well signposted! Our room was clean and spacious, the shower was amazing! The balcony had a lot of spider webs all over it, but the view was stunning over...

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Thank KayleighG
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Stayed for 1 night as I was attending a wedding here. Walked in the room and first thing I noticed was how dirty the windows were inside and out. Such a shame as the lake was lovely. Getting closer I got to meet the rest of the guests. 3 fairly large spiders webs with spiders in place. In general the...

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Thank Sally B
London
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We were apprehensive about our stay, thanks to the poor reviews on here. But the hotel exceeded our expectations considering the value. We had a club room, very spacious with lovely comfy beds. Yes the hotel is dated but the room and bathroom were clean. There are a lot of cobwebs on the balconies etc but the hotel is by...

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1Thank Peter100
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2013

My wife and I stayed here after visiting the Reading Festival and, to be honest, we would have had a more comfortable night if we had stayed on the camp-site with the revellers. We were shown our first room which was disgusting, the bathroom looking like it had not been cleaned properly for a long time. We complained and were...

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Thank Neilant
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Just got back from two nights at the Reading Lake Hotel. While the surrounding area and the lake itself is nice, the actual hotel was left more to be desired. We went on a Bank Holiday Monday weekend and for a place like that you would like that there would be lots of people staying there, but it was rather...

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Thank JanelleHP
Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2013

It's interesting reading the other reviews because it's such a mixed bag of reactions! I was taken here as a surprise present so had no preconceptions. Other half and I discussed at length the pros and cons of this hotel. I quite liked it. Our room was practically on the lake with the balcony resting on the water. I thought...

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1Thank SlayerKat
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Me and my family have just got back from a nightmare hotel !.if you like cobwebs everywhere and spiders and creepy crawlies this is for you ,it's like the munsters house!.first of all we went as a family get together and they were 13 of us ,yes I no 13 is unlucky!.we had 6 rooms in all and in only...

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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
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • 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: $95 - $168 (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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“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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