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, and are above restaurant/bar & accessible via staircase.
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
98 Bath Road, Calcot, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 7QN, England
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Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

Chef Jason Ruston

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.

  • 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
Weekend times may vary


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 941 6423

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.


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 Off Site

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


.5 miles away in Calcot

Course information

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



Off Site






6540 Yards


Handicap required


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

The Club at Mapledurham

6 miles away in Caversham

Course type



Off Site






6400 Yards


Handicap required


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 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

The below information shows the capcity of each meeting room based on the room setup type.

Room Name 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: 775 reviews
Excellent 32%
Very Good 33%
Average 20%
Poor 8%
Terrible 4%

toocold33, wrote review 09/10/2021

Does anybody stay here

I've just spent half an hour trying to book a room here. Central reservations just cut me off after a few minutes so I tried the meetings section. That number didn't respond to my preferred options bu... more


T7748CEmarkt, wrote review 18/03/2020

4/5 star staff in a 3 star hotel

I've stayed in February & now this month I'm here again & it's not a fluke because the staff give you the best treatment and go above & beyond to keep u comfortable. Special thanks to Rose,Tsvetomir,S... more


AlexGeorge2020, wrote review 17/03/2020

70s-80s Night Meal and Disco Theme Night

Yes 2 reviews in one! I was invited a few weeks back for a friends party to the 70s-80s night. We had a wonderful time, staff were fantastic, We arrived around 7pm the bar in the ballroom area was bus... more


alanhardy, wrote review 08/03/2020


I booked this hotel for a family reunion to avoid my daughter having to drive from Devon and back in a day. A big mistake. We had stayed before, but here was no comparison Positives: The girl on rec... more

Owner Response
CalcotGM, General Manager at Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Alan, First of all I would like to extend my sincere apologies for any delays in this response to you and on behalf of the team at the Best Western Calcot hotel.An official response and gesture from myself and the team for any inconveniences your guests and yourself experienced has been sent separately , addressing your concerns that you will receive shortly. Your feedback has been fully investigated with the team members concerned and responsible for service as well as my manager that dealt with you directly on the evening of your stay. I would like to reassure you that given the opportunity to provide you a service on an occasion in the near future, your experience at the Best Western Calcot hotel will live up to your every expectation. Kind Regards, Nishant M.Barua General Manager

O9219BZvanessaa, wrote review 08/03/2020

Won't be back!

Stayed here for one night as travelled to meet a family members for a meal. My room - the bed was a small single, was not comfortable as every time I moved the bed rocked. They need to have sheets on ... more