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Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds

Overview of Elephant Hotel

Elephant Hotel

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Church Road, Pangbourne, Reading, England

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBasildon Park3 min drive
  • Popular LocationPincents Hill9 min drive
  • Popular LocationMapledurham House and Watermill11 min drive
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)40 min drive

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About this area

Reading

Located in Reading, Elephant Hotel is in a rural area and near a train station. Basildon Park and St. Giles-in-Reading Church are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Beale Park and UK Wolf Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Newbury Racecourse or Madejski Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Basildon Park - 3 min drive
  • Lardon Chase - the Holies and Lough Down - 7 min drive
  • Pincents Hill - 9 min drive
  • Mapledurham House and Watermill - 11 min drive
  • Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Reading Pangbourne Station - 5 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • Laughing Halibut - 2 min walk
  • Miah's - 3 min walk
  • The Swan - 4 min walk
  • Asian Spice Tandoori - 7 min drive
  • Boat House Deli and Cafe - 7 min drive

About this property

Elephant Hotel

3-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free weekday breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, dry cleaning and express check-out. All 22 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. TVs, coffee makers and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.
Elephant Hotel offers 22 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. This Reading hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Cots/infant beds (surcharge) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast available weekdays 6:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Horse riding/hire
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Entertainment

  • TV/satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per night
Dogs and cats welcome
2 per room (up to 66 lbs/30 kg)
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for GBP 20 per night

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Elephant Hotel Reading
Elephant Reading
Elephant Hotel Hotel
Elephant Hotel Reading
Elephant Hotel Hotel Reading

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 26 out of 50 reviews
5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 50 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 50 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 50 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 50 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Quirky rooms, lovely gardens, friendly efficient staff and other than facilities being slightly dated a very lovely overnight stay.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with pets, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely stay in a lovely hotel in a lovely village. Catered amazingly for dogs, staff were very friendly and lthe decor was unique and stylish. The hotel was clean and the bedrooms were cosy.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Will return
Lovely hotel in perfect village with lots of bars and restaurant options. Bedroom was so comfortable but bathroom really needed some serious TLC. The condition of bathroom was only letdown Staff could not be more helpful. Breakfast was great.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021