Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel

98 Bath Road, Calcot, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 7QN, England
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Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel

A home from home near Reading.

Are you travelling to Reading on business? Or maybe youre heading there on a mini-break to visit friends or family? Whatever your reason for staying at the Best Western Calcot Hotel, youre guaranteed a comfortable place to lay your head, let the Calc show more

Smaller double/twin rooms are within the original hotel and vary in size, are above restaurant/bar & accessible via staircase.
TA's where possible to communicate all billing and special requests via reservations@calcothotel.co.uk
Bars, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & Bars

Renowned throughout the local area for the quality of its Sunday carvery, the Best Western Calcot Hotel is a delightful place to eat near Reading.

Chef Jason Ruston
  • Pavilion Restaurant
  • Lounge Bar

Pavilion Restaurant

Overlooking our gardens the Pavilion Restaurant offers informal dining in a relaxed setting.

Our varied menu includes a wide selection of dishes including delicious meat dishes, Pasta's, chicken dishes and succulent steaks as well as traditional favourites fish & chips and burgers.

Our Sunday Carvery has been a popular venue for couples and family dining for over 40 years. Cooked to perfection and succulently delicious, the great British roast never tasted better!

Meats include roast rib of beef, traditional roast turkey breast, roast pork, lamb or gammon changed on a weekly basis. Among the vegetarian options are tomato & basil tart and a Calcot Hotel special - chefs' homemade bubble & squeak!

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:45
Weekend times may vary

Lounge Bar

Our lounge bar comes with added cosiness thanks to our relaxed atmosphere and comfy sofas. It's an ideal place to spend time winding down after a busy day.

You can look forward to sampling a wide range of traditional ales, wines and local brews. If you just need a little pick-me-up.

So kick back and spend the evening chatting to fellow guests or just enjoying a pleasant time in your own company. You're always welcome here.

Opening hours
11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

We understand that picking the perfect wedding venue is a huge part of the planning process and our dedicated event team and wedding planner work hard to ensure not only that your room is beautifully decorated to your specifications, but your day runs smoothly and without stress. Our hotel offers a range of facilities and services to suit all weddings, from intimate to grand.

Our flexible catering options and wedding services, we ensure that everything is tailored to you and your vision, from room layout to decorations and flower arrangements.

With flexible space that can accommodate from 40 to 180 guests. Our Loddon Suite and Kenett & Avon Suite are licensed for civil ceremonies, so if you wish, you can have both the ceremony and reception with us.

Our devoted events team will make sure that everything runs exactly as planned so that you can focus on enjoying your day. We assign a dedicated wedding planner to assist and execute every detail to your specifications, coordinating your day and allowing you peace of mind that youre in efficient and experienced hands.

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Registrar

For any enquiries please call Pauline Wainwright on 0118 9416423

Wedding service and reception venue

When your wedding day arrives, you need to be sure that everything's taken care of. At the Best Western Calcot Hotel, you can rest assured that every last detail is in the safest possible hands.

The Best Western Calcot Hotel has been hosting private functions and dinner dances for over 40 years. It still contains the only purpose-built ballroom/function suite in Reading.
The Kennet & Avon enjoys a large fully-sprung dance floor, a star cloth stage, built in PA, integral bar and can cater for up to 220 guests.

The Pavilion suite is a medium sized suite which can host functions for up to 90 guests, complete with dance floor, sound and lighting.

The smaller Loddon suite can accommodate dinners and receptions for 40.
An extensive public entertainment programme presents a wide variety of events throughout the year.

Private Functions & Events

The Best Western Calcot Hotel has been hosting private functions and dinner dances for over 40 years. It still contains the only purpose built ballroom /function suite in Reading.

The Kennett & Avon enjoys a large fully sprung dancefloor, a star cloth stage, built in P.A, integral bar and can cater for up to 220 guests.

The Pavilion Suite is a medium sized suite which can host functions for up to 90 guests complete with dancefloor and sound and lighting.

The smaller Loddon Suite can accommodate dinners and receptions for 40.

An extensive public entertainment programme presents a wide variety of events throughout the year.

Honeymoon Room

We have just one delightful honeymoon room at the Best Western Calcot Hotel, making it all the more special.

Registrar

Registry office:
West Berkshire Council
Shaw House, Church Road, Shaw, Newbury, RG14 2DR
01635 279230

Additional Information

Get in touch with the sales team on 0118 9416423

Golf

Calcot golf course is located only half a mile away from the hotel and was designed by the legendary Harry Colt. The historic course is set in picturesque parkland and is perfect for golfers of any standard.

  • Calcot
  • The Club at Mapledurham

Calcot

Calcot golf course is located only half a mile away from the hotel and was designed by the legendary Harry Colt. The historic course is set in picturesque parkland and is perfect for golfers of any standard.

.5 miles away in Calcot

Course information

  • Practice ground golf facilities
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Private

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

71

Distance

6540 Yards

Handicap

Handicap required

Prices

9 holes £25.00
18 holes £50.00
Trolley hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes
Tuition Yes

The Club at Mapledurham

The Club at Mapledurham is slightly further afield at 6 miles away from the hotel. Again the course is perfect for golfers of any ability, but it also features a number of memorable challenges.

6 miles away in Caversham

Course type

Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

71

Distance

6400 Yards

Handicap

Handicap required

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £23.00

Meetings & Events

As an independent hotel you can be ensured an event treated with individuality and care. Along with the combination of space, ample free parking and accessible location make Best Western Calcot Hotel ...

  • Kennet & Avon
  • Lodden

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

As an independent hotel you can be ensured an event treated with individuality and care. Along with the combination of space, ample free parking and accessible location make Best Western Calcot Hotel the ideal venue.

Our two conference suites can accommodate up to 220 and 35 delegates respectively. Both enjoy natural daylight, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. There is also a small breakout / interview room which can host up to 8 persons Boardroom-style.

KENNET & AVON
This suite is perfect for conferences of up to 200 delegates. It offers ample space with integral break out areas, good natural daylight, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, built in PA equipment and a large screen. There's also easy access for exhibition goods.

LODDEN
The ideal suite for medium sized meetings for up to 40 delegates, this delightful room comes complete with air conditioning, natural daylight and Wi-Fi. It's also conveniently located close to the hotel lounge for your break out area

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape

Kennet & Avon

Perfect for conferences for up to 120 delegates. Ample space with integral break out areas. Good natural daylight, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, built in PA equipment and large screen. Easy access for exhibition goods.

Lodden

The ideal suite for medium sized meetings for up to 35 delegates. A delightful room, complete with air conditioning, natural daylight and Wi-Fi. Conveniently located close to the hotel lounge for your break out area.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Kennet & Avon 120 35 25 35 220
Lodden 35 20 20 20 24

Reviews of Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 767 reviews
Excellent 32%
Very Good 33%
Average 20%
Poor 9%
Terrible 3%
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jenny p, wrote review 26/01/2020

Better than expected

We came for Sunday lunch, did have trouble finding the hotel as Sat Nav sent us in the wrong direction so arrived half an hour late for booking, did ring to advise, could not have been more helpful, n... more

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Tracy F, wrote review 14/01/2020

Afternoon Tea

Was given a group on voucher from a family member for Christmas. Im 8 months pregnant so was a lovely was to enjoy a Sunday afternoon. When we arrived we were directed to the bar area, very low table... more

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stevesI8500KK, wrote review 13/01/2020

A great experience with Best Western

What a brilliant stay overnight. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and very welcoming. From the reception staff, restaurant waiters to the night porter all exceptional custmer service. Thanks for... more

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Sunshine54107103215, wrote review 10/01/2020

Another terrific positive expeinace with Calcot Hotel

Weather your working on the road or with the family, this very easy to get to hotel offers a little more than what you would expect. There are loverly touches which dont cost the earth, but enjoying t... more

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wit2woo, wrote review 22/12/2019

Another brilliant stay

Another great stay at the calcot hotel we were upgraded to a bigger room and received a free complimentary drink from the bar very easy check in at reception Breakfast was very nice lovely poached eg... more