The Forbury Hotel, Berkshire
|26 The Forbury, RG1 3EJ, Reading, Berkshire, UNITED KINGDOM.|
Description: The Forbury HotelStanding before Reading's Forbury Gardens and Abbey Ruins, the Forbury Hotel is set in a magnificently restored and modernised early Edwardian listed mansion, originally built in 1911 as the Shire hall for Berkshire County Council. This majestic property is now a luxury hotel, offering exclusive accommodation, fine cuisine and top-class service in a highly central location.
Perfect for both business or pleasure in Reading, the Forbury Hotel is within easy reach of many of the town's most important landmarks, particularly the Abbey, Greyfriars church and Reading Minster. There are a number of excellent golf course dotted around the town, and Newbury, Ascot and Windsor racecourses all a short drive away.
The Forbury Hotel is home to the Cerise Restaurant, which serves traditional English cuisine in chic and stylish surroundings. The award winning kitchen team creates seasonally changing menus, and dining can be enjoyed both in the elegant dining room and out of doors on the terrace. The Cerise Cocktail bar is a great spot to wind down and relax with one of the bar's excellent cocktails, for aperitifs or after dinner drinks. Afternoon tea is also served in Cerise, the library or the lounge.
Type of rooms: The Forbury HotelSuperior Double Room:
Each lavishly appointed Superior Room includes a king-size bed, free Wi-Fi and a Bang & Olufsen audio-visual system with a selection of CDs and DVDs. Features also include Nespresso coffee machine, a mini-bar with free mineral water and a luxurious bathroom with deep-set bath or monsoon shower and Molton Brown toiletries.
With a sofa and original artwork, the Junior Suites include a king-size bed, free Wi-Fi and a Bang & Olufsen audio visual system with a selection of CDs and DVDs. They also feature a Nespresso coffee machine, a mini-bar with free mineral water and a luxurious bathroom with a deep-set bath or monsoon shower and Molton Brown toiletries.
In addition to all standard amenities, special features of the spectacular suites include a four-poster bed and either a separate living space; a copper bath in front of the fireplace; or twin sinks and a dining table for six.
For that extra special occasion, the Forbury Suite offers a four-poster bed, deep set free-standing bath with a steam room, and a dining area for a romantic dinner for two in the privacy of the room.
Additional information: The Forbury Hotel
Private parking is available on site. Daily charges apply.
Number of rooms: 23
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1911.
Languages spoken: English, French, Italian, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro, Solo, Switch.
GPS Coordinates: 51° 27' 22.81'' N 0° 58' 2.91'' W
Nearest airport: Heathrow Airport - 48,4km.