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A home from home near Reading.

The BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel is perfectly placed for business or leisure pursuits in Reading and the Thames Valley. Offering comfortable 3 star accommodation the hotel is ideally situated less than 1 mile from the M4 junction 12 and just over 3 miles from the busy town centre. A large free on site car park awaits it's many loyal guests.

BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel is also Readings longest established privately run hotel. The Dunn family have owned this friendly hotel for over 40 years. Known locally for it's extensive entertainment programme, the popular Sunday carvery and it's enviable location, the hotel has many years experience offering good home from home hospitality.

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98 Bath Road
RG31 7QN


Smaller double rooms are allocated within the original hotel and vary in size.
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Andy Stephens



Our Head Chef Andy Stephens has been at the hotel for over 22 years - he cooks up a treat every day of the week here at the BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel! With modern cusine based on traditional recipes, we also serve up our famous Carvery for Sunday lunch.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:45
Weekend times may vary
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Old Berkshire Bar

Our lounge bar comes with added cosiness thanks to our relaxed atmosphere and comfy sofas!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary



Course information

Course Type: Private
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6540 Yards
Handicap required


.5 miles away in Calcot


Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes £10.00
18 holes £20.00
Trolley hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes
Tuition Yes

The Club at Mapledurham

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6400 Yards
Handicap required


6 miles away in Caversham


9 holes Yes
18 holes £23.00


Wedding days and special nights are our speciality. And you're warmly invited to spend both at the BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel!


Wedding service and reception venue

When your wedding day arrives, you need to be sure that everythings taken care of. At the BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel you can rest assured that every last detail is in the safest possible hands. For more wedding information visit:

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 Kennet & 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 Wyborn 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.


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

Get in touch with the sales team on 0118 9416423

For any enquiries please call Andrew MacLachlan,Pauline Wainwright, C. Swain on 0118 9416423

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type RG31 7QN

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Nearest motorway: M4, J12, 0.50 miles
Nearest train station: Reading, 4.00 miles
Nearest tube station: N/A, 0.00 mins
Nearest airport: London Heathrow, 30.00 miles
Free parking on site (180 spaces)
On site disabled parking (4 spaces)

98 Bath Road
RG31 7QN

What's nearby?


  • Madejski Stadium (6.5 miles)

  • Ascot Racecourse (21 miles)

  • Newbury Racecourse (13.5 miles)

  • Calcot Park Golf Club (0.5 miles)

  • Henley-on-Thames (12 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Highclere Castle [Downton Abbey] (23 miles)

  • Windsor Castle (26 miles)

  • Museum of Reading (4.5 miles)

  • Basildon Park (8 miles)

  • Cole Museum of Zoology (9 miles)


  • The Oracle - Reading (6 miles)

  • Broad Street - Reading (6 miles)

  • The Kennet Centre - Newbury (16 miles)

  • Festival Place - Basingstoke (20 miles)

  • Bicester Outlet Village (48 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

The BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel is the perfect place for Conferences & Meetings in Reading and the M4 corridor. No hassle, easy to find and a large free on site car park.

Our two conference suites can accommodate up to 120 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.

Available room set ups

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.


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
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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01/09/2015 peggyReading, Reading

Both our daughters have been married and had their receptions at this hotel. From the date of booking to the big day everything ran smoothly. They offer different packages to suit your budget and men... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for leaving a review! It's great to see that both of your daughters were married at our hotel, and that everything ran smoothly from the initial enquiry up to and including the big days themselves. We do offer a variety of packages and options to guests, as we want to make sure that everyone has a day to remember. It was lovely to see that all your guests have been complimentary about us too, and we're glad that the resident DJ was able to make sure all musical requests happened. Hopefully we will see you again soon, even if it isn't for a wedding this time!

One night for work

01/09/2015 Katherine G, Bedworth, England, United Kingdom

Stayed here recently for one night as I was working in the area. The check in process was quick and the room was clean. I was concerned about the noise from the main road as I had a room at the front ... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for review your recent stay with us! We're glad to see that the check in with prompt and that the room was to your liking. It was good to see that your sleep wasn't distributed by the main road outside, we've recently installed new windows to combat any traffic noise. Sorry to hear your porridge wasn't to you liking, hopefully you'll give us another chance in the future to correct this!

Tired and needing some ongoing refurb

01/09/2015 10-co, Lincolnshire

All staff, Recetion, Housekeeping, Waiting, were excellent and breakfast was plentiful and hot. However the room itself was below par (Room 77) which was down a few steps from Reception. The bedroom... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review about your recent stay. We're very pleased to the that all staff were excellent and the breakfast was plentiful and hot! Obviously we're disappointed that you didn't enjoy your room. The issue that you reported has now been sorted and this will no longer be a problem, it's a shame that it happened during your stay, and as you stated if we're not told about an issue we can't address it, so thank you for bringing it to our attention. The hotel has an ongoing revamp happening in many places, we're in the process of currently updating some of out older rooms in the hotel, and have recently finished updating a majority of our bathrooms. We hope that despite the issues you have, that you'll give us a chance to redeem ourselves,

Nice set up!

01/09/2015 mrh79London, London

Decent location just off the motorway and free parking. Helpful at reception on arrival and an early check in was available at no extra charge. Nice bar / restaurant area although didn't use it as was... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your recent stay with us! We're glad to see that you managed to get an early check in and that the room and amenities within the hotel were to your liking. It was nice to see that you used our local bus service to go and visit the town centre, it is a much longer walk than you realise! We hope to see you again in the future.

Nice enough hotel shame about the hospitality

31/08/2015 plofchop, Leicester, United Kingdom

Title says it all really. Nice hotel room clean and comfy. Hotel staff in the morning far from polite and infact very rude when it came to our check out even though we paid upon arrival. Best western ... more