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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 M4 corridor. Offering comfortable 3 star accommodation the hotel is ideally situated less than 1 mile from the M4 junction 12 and just 3 miles from the busy town centre. A large free on site car park awaits its many loyal guests.

Best Western Calcot Hotel, recently acquired by SGS Group, is currently undergoing a fervent refurbishment programme in all of its public areas and some of its 78 bedrooms. Known locally for its extensive entertainment programme, weddings, conferences and most importantly its Sunday lunches the hotel is a real home from home in the heart of the Thames Valley.

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98 Bath Road

RG31 7QN
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6229*


Smaller double/twin rooms are within the original hotel and vary in size, are above restaurant/bar & accessible via staircase.
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

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 £25.00
18 holes £50.00
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: www.calcothotel.co.uk

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 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.

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


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 510 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 159
Rating: 4 173
Rating: 3 115
Rating: 2 48
Rating: 1 15

Surprise party

17/10/2016 KarenBerkshire_10, Berkshire

What an amazing venue, right from the very beginning of enquiring to hold a surprise 50th birthday party! to the grand finale!.....The staff couldn't have been any more helpful, the food was perfect!!... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Hello KarenBerkshire_10, Thank you for leaving us some a glowing review after the recent surprise party you organised with us. We're very happy to see that right from the beginning, all the way to the event and after that you found everyone to be very helpful. We're very happy to read that all the friends and family that attended the surprise party have had nothing but amazing compliments about the night, we've thoroughly enjoyed being able to help you all celebrate a very special birthday, for a very special lady. We look forward to being the host for many more of your parties! Kind Regards Best Western Calcot Hotel

Clean and fair price for Reading

16/10/2016 Peter I, Market Harborough, United Kingdom

Stopped here three nights on business. It's OK. Staff are fine. Rooms are clean. Restaurant is dated and a bit shabby - décor circa 1980. I'd go again because it's reasonably priced for Reading. Break... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Hello Peter I. Thank you for leaving us a review after your stay with us for business in the area. We're happy to read that enjoyed your stay with us and found us reasonably priced for the area. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Best Western Calcot Hotel

Good value

16/10/2016 Maverick_in_UK, Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom

We went for a function with about 60 other people. The bedroom was well laid out, clean and tidy. The function room was a good size. There were 3 choices each for starter, main and dessert. All th... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Hi Maverick_in_UK, Thank you for leaving us this review after your recent visit to one of our function nights at the hotel. It's great to see that you found the food during our function to be to your liking, our chefs work very hard to make sure that guests have a lovely dining experience but to also make sure that wait times between courses are low. We will speak with our breakfast chefs about the buffet layout and make sure that they adjust the warmers according. We will make sure that all our staff are aware of your lovely comments about them. We do hope that your back this was in the new future and are able to come and stay with us again. Kind Regards Best Western Calcot Hotel

Business overnighter

15/10/2016 510col, Knutsford, United Kingdom

I had an enjoyable stay and a good night's sleep. I was kindly upgraded to a room at the back of the hotel, very nicely furinished with a bath too. The TV was smaller than in many hotels these days ... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Hello 510col, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on Tripadvisor after your recent stay with us on business. It's great to hear that you have a good night sleep and that our reception team was able to upgrade your room from our smaller rooms to our standard ones. With regards to the Tuna, we've spoken to our chefs and it does come in frozen but it cooked onsite, there is no precooking involved, we're glad to hear that you did enjoy your meal. The sandwiches are all made at time of order, and these are done using meats that have been cooked and sliced onsite. It's possible that the chef maybe didn't put enough turkey in the sandwich, rather than it being "plastic wrapped slice turkey roll", we're sorry that this wasn't rectified at the time. We do look forward to you coming back to visit us again when your in the area for business. Kind Regards Best Western Calcot Hotel

Great Sunday lunch

12/10/2016 BeachBabeReading, Reading, United Kingdom

Had a family gathering of ten people. This was a perfect venue. Choice of starters and desserts and a carvery main course, plenty of choice of meats and vegetables. Pleasant service a reasonable price... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Hello BeachBabeReading, It's lovely to read that you've enjoyed your visit to our Sunday carvery with your family. We always aim to make sure that all our guests enjoy their experience with us so it is great to read you comments about us being the perfect venue. We look forward to you and your family coming to see us again Kind Regards Best Western Calcot Hotel