- Very Good
- 26 guest reviews
"The staff were friendly, the room nice and clean. My issue was the breakfast with one guy serve all guests and the coffee runs out and no on..."
"Great room, perfect size for one. Reliable Wifi. Good breakfast, although toast and coffee were served cold. Friendly staff...."
"On arrival we were greeted by a lovely member of staff who immediately checked us in and gave us the key to our room. We were able to gain a..."
"Straight forward booking process - Room was as specified and a good nights sleep. Morning staff were happy [New Years morning] and grub was..."
"The standard of accommodation was better than we expected with good sized rooms and bathrooms. Comfy beds and bathroom. Things were a little..."
About the hotel
This historic building was once visited by Charles Dickens for his public readings. Now it offers a Dickens-themed restaurant serving traditional pub food and a themed bar serving light bar snacks. Free Wi-Fi is available.
There are 29 ensuite bedrooms that include a TV with DVD player, free Wi-Fi and tea/coffee-making facilities making it a perfect resting space for business and leisure travellers alike.
Great Expectations is located in the centre of Reading, directly opposite The Oracle Shopping Centre and 10 minutes’ walk from Reading Rail Stations. It is easily accessible to the M3 and M25 and local attractions include Windsor Castle being only 30 minutes drive away and Henley just under an hour away.
Close to the Oracle shopping centre and Reading town centre and Reading railway station. The hotel is ideally located for business and leisure trips, including visits to Legoland, Windsor Castle, Ascot, Reading, Newbury, Henley, Oxford and London. Reading's major business parks, Thames Valley Park and Green Park, are also nearby by car ten mins from Reading’s train station.
- Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout, Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room, Hairdryer in each room
- Wi-Fi Available, Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas, Wi-Fi Available In Rooms
- Restaurant, Bar
- In Room Entertainment
Useful Info Show/hide
- Up to 10 years old
- 14/03/2012 to 31/03/2021 - Cards used to guarantee reservations only. Full payment will be charged upon arrival The price shown is based on the occupancy and dates you have searched for. Prices and availability are subject to change based on the arrival date, number of nights and occupancy searched for. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
- Pets are not allowed
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69% would recommend it to a friend
The staff were friendly, the room nice and clean.
My issue was the breakfast with one guy serve all guests and the coffee runs out and no one there to make another pot.
a very comfortable place to stay
Great room, perfect size for one.
Reliable Wifi. Good breakfast, although toast and coffee were served cold. Friendly staff.