The Great House At Sonning Hotel - Reading

Thames St, Sonning-On-Thames, Reading, United Kingdom, RG4 6UT  show map
 3 stars
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The Great House At Sonning Hotel - Reading

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The comfortable The Great House At Sonning Hotel offers cozy guest rooms close to Absolutely Combat, University of Reading and Coral Reef . Behind the original facade of The Great House At Sonning Hotel lies fresh interior.

Located in a picturesque area with restaurants and a stadium, guests will see why The Great House At Sonning Hotel is admired by many tourists. The property is set within 5 km distance from Reading city center.

Enclosed by a palace, a tower and a college, the hotel offers a panoramic view over the river.

The Great House At Sonning Hotel can be reached in 35 minutes by car from London Heathrow airport.

Rooms

There are 49 guestrooms featuring medium twin room and deluxe double room equipped with pay television, ironing facilities, climate control, a dressing area and a closet. Guests can make use of a shower, free toiletries and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

A hot continental breakfast is served in the dining room. The restaurant menu features Mediterranean dishes. Offering various dining options, Regatta and The Bull Inn Restaurant are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Guests will make use of a baggage storage, a car park and a safe deposit box as well as a meeting room and a photocopier.

Relax

A patio, a golf course and a tennis court are available for guests' enjoyment. The hotel's activities include canoeing, cycling and racquetball.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   49.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Exterior corridors
  • Fireplace

Sports & Fitness

  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Pet amenities available
  • Housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Spa & wellness center

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of GBP 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Thames St, Sonning-On-Thames, Reading, United Kingdom, RG4 6UT

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City Center
  • Reading
    2.8 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Reading station
    2.9 mi
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Regatta
    100 ft
  • The Bull Inn Restaurant
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    49

Rooms and availability

Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds
Size: 435 sq. feet
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Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Great House At Sonning Hotel - Reading Reading location
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    Hotel Address:

    Thames St, Sonning-On-Thames, Reading, United Kingdom, RG4 6UT

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Reading
      2.8 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Reading station
      2.9 mi
    • Bus stop
      1000 ft
    Restaurants
    • Regatta
      100 ft
    • The Bull Inn Restaurant
      800 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      49

    The Great House At Sonning Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Just Posh Art - 1.6 mi
    • But Is It Art - 2.8 mi

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 2.7 mi

    Places of interest

    • Sonning Working Mens Club - 1000 ft
    • Reading College - 2.3 mi
    • Royal Berkshire Hospital - 2.5 mi
    • Reading Crown Court - 2.6 mi
    • University of Reading - 2.6 mi
    • Bridge Boats - 2.7 mi
    • Abtei der Kluniazenser - 2.7 mi
    • HM Prison - 2.7 mi
    • University of Reading Library - 2.7 mi
    • Reading Central Library - 2.7 mi
    • Salter's Bros Steamers - 2.8 mi

    Train stations

    • Reading Train Station - 2.8 mi
    • Reading station - 2.8 mi

    Shopping areas

    • Oracle Shopping Centre - 2.6 mi

    Amusement

    • Island Bohemian Club - 2.7 mi
    • Showcase Cinema - 2.7 mi

    Museums

    • The Ure Museum of Greek, Archaeology - 1.8 mi
    • The Museum Of Reading - 2.7 mi
    • Museum Of English Rural Life - 2.7 mi

    Parks

    • The Herb Farm and, Saxon Maze - 2.2 mi
    • Forbury Gardens - 2.6 mi

    Theaters

    • The Mill At Sonning Theatre Ltd - 400 ft
    • The Hexagon - 2.6 mi
    • The Jelly Leg'D Chicken Arts Centre - 2.7 mi

    Local attractions

    • Maidenhead Heritage Centre - 8.9 mi
      18 Park Street, Maidenhead
    • Coral Reef - Bracknell's Water World - 9.6 mi
      Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell
    • Gallery Fifty Five - 11.6 mi
      High Street, Hook
    • The Look Out Discovery Centre - 9.6 mi
      Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell
    • The Sounding Arch - 9.7 mi
      River Road, Maidenhead

    Restaurants nearby

    • Regatta - 100 ft

      Address: The Great House

      55% likes this, based on 30 reviews

    • The Ivy of Sonning - 800 ft

      Address: 5 High Street
      Phone: (0118) 9697676

      85% likes this, based on 50 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian

    • The Bull Inn Restaurant - 800 ft

      Address: High Street
      Phone: 01189 693901

      74% likes this, based on 76 reviews

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      49
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    The Great House At Sonning Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Great House At Sonning

    Average guest rating

    7.2out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 136 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      7.4

      I love the tranquillity that the Great House at Sonning has to offer in an area which is a very busy business orientated region.

    • Single
      5.0

      The front desk and housekeeping staff were delightful. All other staff was not. The breakfast staff & bartenders were almost rude ~ acted like waiting on you was a bother. The bar was about the only place the internet worked yet rarely was anyone there to get you something to drink.

    • Single
      10.0

      Excellent choice inj the restaurant and very reasonable prices.

      The internet connection didn't work.

    • Single
      9.6

      The staff at this hotel went much more than the extra mile. Polite, helpful, professional - incredible. Stay here, you will not be dissapointed.

      I had to leave and go home, I didnt like that!

    • Single
      10.0

      The staff here are really great. I made a mistake with my booking and they ammended this for me without charging, something they were within their rights to do. This is a very friendly and very well run hotel and I gladly recomend it.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      We stay here regularly and love the position..rooms are lovely..food is fine..lovely atmosphere

    • Single
      7.0

      It was a good price for decent hotel in Thames Valley. Very good meal and service in restaurant in the evening.

      Couldn't get I/Net access. Could be my computer settings, but works in other hotels. Would stop me staying there again on business. Bfast restaurant service slow and hit and miss, while evening service excellent.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Pleasant, quiet riverside location, plentiful parking, large garden, tradtional pub nearby. Good range of food and prices in restaurant. Magnificent breakfast.

    • Single
      8.0

      It was a good all-round experience; I was happy with the room, the food was superb and all of the staff I dealt with were a real credit to the hotel.

    • Single
      8.8

      Location

      Restuarant was a bit pricey.

    • Single
      7.0

      Nice friendly welcome. Complimentary newspaper and parking. Excellent breakfast.

      Room slightly dated, radiator not secured to wall.

    • Single
      10.0

      Staff is always very nice and helpful, food is one of those experiences you should try at least once in a lifetime

      this time I arrived too late for dinner (of course it is not hotel's faul)

    • Couple
      6.2

      Location and size of room

      Collection of smokers to be negociated at front door. Reception staff competent but cool in their approach. Room was comfortable but cold and remained so next morning. Fan heater provided but noisey

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      We were lucky enough to be upgraded to am executive room, which was wonderful - next time we will definitely pay the extra for this. Wonderful quiet room. Perfect venue from which to access an event we were attending in nearby Henley. Very welcoming, and a wonderful conservatory dining room, delightful for breakfast.

      Slightly surprised that breakfast finished at 10am on Sunday - but the staff were marvelous when we arrived at 09.58am, and incredibly helpful.

    • Single
      8.2

      An alround good experience

      Wifi a bit hit and miss.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Great House At Sonning Hotel - Reading Reading location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Thames St, Sonning-On-Thames, Reading, United Kingdom, RG4 6UT

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Reading
      2.8 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Reading station
      2.9 mi
    • Bus stop
      1000 ft
    Restaurants
    • Regatta
      100 ft
    • The Bull Inn Restaurant
      800 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      49