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The Roseate Reading

26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 35 hotels in Reading
Travelers' Choice
The Roseate Reading houses 23 well appointed luxury rooms in the main hotel and 32 rooms and suites in the newly built and furnished ‘House’. All rooms and suites in the ‘House’ have direct access to Aheli Spa, the gym and Roasted by Roseate, the in house patisserie & boulangerie. Each room has a perfect mixture of art, lighting, sound and comfort. Every en-suite bedroom is equipped with Penhaligon’s amenities and a Nespresso coffee machine. This blend of luxury and fervour permeates throughout the hotel and goes beyond amenities and décor.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Books, DVDs, music for children
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Paid private parking on-site
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Wine / champagne
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Neck massage
Steam room
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Seating area
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Spanish and 10 more
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Kate wrote a review 22 Oct
4 contributions
The Roseate afternoon tea was excellent! The staff were great and they really went the extra mile to make my mums birthday special - everyone was very friendly and welcoming. Thank you for a great day :)
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
joshwaley wrote a review 18 Oct
1 contribution
We stayed in a suite in the ‘house’ part of the hotel. Slightly less glamorous building, but the room was modern, spacious and comfortable. We had an amazing dining experience in the reading room and an awesome breakfast in bed. Staff were lovely and attentive. We walked down the river to the Bull in Sonning for lunch (would highly recommend) and the river walk was easily accessible from the hotel. If we’re ever in Reading again, we’ll definitely come back!
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Date of stay: October 2021
Gurdeep G wrote a review 5 Oct
Worcestershire, United Kingdom1 contribution
I have been staying at the Roseate over the last four weeks. The central location is perfect. The town centre is a short walk away. The hotel is truly excellent. I have stayed in the main hotel throughout, in a variety of rooms. They are described as "luxury'' rooms and very much live up to that label. They are beautifully decorated and furnished. Each has its own character and design. Bathrooms are modern, clean and very inviting. The cleanliness in the rooms is faultless and the housekeeping staff are very attentive to any requests. The restaurant and bar offer quality food and service. The thing that sets this hotel apart is the exceptional nature of the staff. I cannot recall receiving service of this level at any hotel in the UK. It is quite apparent that all of the staff take real pride in what they do and in the organization that they represent. Guests are treated as individuals and the staff make a point of remembering names of guests. The staff are very keen to "go the extra mile" and have "can do" attitude. I reserve special praise for the front desk staff. In particular, I should like to name 'Nyssa', who has made a huge effort to make me feel welcome throughout my stay. She has been unfailingly polite and courteous. She is charming and most helpful. She clearly enjoys her role and takes real pride in providing a very high level of service to her guests. She is plainly a huge asset to the organisation. Overall, this is a gem of a hotel. My stay has been faultless.
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Date of stay: September 2021
paulsandilands2021 wrote a review 4 Oct
Brackley, United Kingdom1 contribution
Very comfortable good clean hotel good food. Good staff, friendly helpful. Well worth exploring the Abbey ruins next to the hotel . If you don’t know Reading get clear instructions from the hotel on directions. Reading one way system is not easy.
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Date of stay: September 2021
sneckles2021 wrote a review Sep 2021
1 contribution
Whole Room smelt like a toilet but bed was comfortable. Bathroom tidy but not clean. Walls are very thin, heard sneezing in the next room. Balcony room in annexe but didn’t feel private as it was overlooked by main building.
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Date of stay: September 2021
Response from Vicky Punchaye, General Manager at The Roseate Reading
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Sneckles2021, Thank you for taking the time for posting your review and please kindly accept my sincere apologies that your experience was not to your expectations. I'm very sorry to see that you left the hotel not fully satisfy and I wish you would have given us an opportunity to address your concern before you left as we have a Duty Manager present at all times. I have sent you a message privately and I hope that you will contact us so that we can restore your faith in our service level. Kind regards Vicky Punchaye General Manager
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Roseate Reading
Which popular attractions are close to The Roseate Reading?
Nearby attractions include TimeTrap Escape Rooms (0.3 km), Escape Hunt Reading (0.2 km), and Reading Museum (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Roseate Reading?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Roseate Reading?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Roseate Reading?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Roseate Reading?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, secured parking, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Roseate Reading?
Conveniently located restaurants include Miller And Carter, Las Iguanas, and Buenasado Argentine Steakhouse - Reading.
Is The Roseate Reading located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Reading.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Roseate Reading?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Roseate Reading offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Roseate Reading?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to The Roseate Reading?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mapledurham House (6.0 km), Greyfriars Church (0.6 km), and Holy Trinity Church Theale (7.9 km).