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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/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
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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 £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:

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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Fantastic Motown Night

23/11/2015 margatekid, Wilton, United Kingdom

Keep visiting this hotel for business but this time decided to attend the Motown carvery disco. The food was superb, served hot and fresh and the atmosphere and music superb. Only problem we had was g... more


Dinner Disco evenings.

23/11/2015 Ken D, Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom

We have visited the Calcot on many occasions because of their Disco Dine evenings. With different music themes and live tribute bands the evenings have had fantastic atmosphere. Meals are always delic... more


How beautiful

22/11/2015 shaznstu, leeds yorks

My husband and myself stayed here 2 nights whilst visiting family in Reading. Check in was excellent, customer service was of a high standard. The room allocated was easy to find and very pleasant on ... more


Motown night

22/11/2015 Sharon G, Reading, United Kingdom

Not worth £25 per head. Food was TERRIBLE. Drinks extortionate prices. £4 bottle of Bud. £2 small glass of draught Coke. DJ unbelievably bad. Only good thing about the night was the company and t... more


Great service and a smashing breakfast

21/11/2015 mikehawe, Luz de Tavira, Portugal

I booked the hotel as it was close to a function I was attending. The place was neat and tidy with good service from the reception. It was cold in the UK when I arrived so was pleased that the room wa... more