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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


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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 518 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 164
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Great Value and service

19/11/2016 Sarah C, Dorchester, England, United Kingdom

Stay here regularly with my partner on business. It is tremendous value compared to other hotel chains. Especially the one advertised by Lenny Henry. A great breakfast included and as an platinum m... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Hello Sarah C, Thank you for leaving us feedback after your visit to stay with us. We're glad to see that you find our hotel to tremendous value compared to other hotel chains. Your Platinum Best Western status does include a complimentary free item on check in, so it is great to see that your loyal to our brand. I will pass on your comments over to ur head chef about the food, he'll be very happy to see what you've said. We hope you continue to stay with us and your partner when in the area for Business, we look forward to having you stay with us many times in the future. Kind Regards Andrew, General Manager


17/11/2016 Hairyworf1, Caterham, United Kingdom

Stayed here for a few days. Arrived on a saturday evening, car park was very busy as there was a wedding at the hotel. To get into the hotel we had to run the gauntlet of the smokers who had congregat... more



16/11/2016 Eileen A, Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom

Loved it, I love all the Best Western Hotel, great Hotel, excellent breakfast, went to meet a friend, best day ever. Will stop there again if going to Reading. I would recommend any Best Western i ha... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Hi Eileen A, Thank you for leaving a review after your stay with us. Great too see that not only was your stay with us an enjoyable one, but you seem to be a loyal member of the Best Western brand. We do hope that you can come and stay with us again next time your in the area Kind Regards Andrew General Manager


13/11/2016 lisaB797BR, Reading, United Kingdom

Would like to express my gratitude to all the exellent staff at the Calcot Hotel for the superb wedding of my daughter. Andrew has made the whole experience of planning a wedding an absolute pleasure... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Hi LisaB797BR, It's lovely to read such nice comments about the hotels staff. I'm glad to see that I made this usually stressful time into a pleasurable one, from start to finish. It's great to see that the day was enjoyed by all family and friends. Kind Regards Andrew General Manager

Our wedding

08/11/2016 lynneillsley, Berkshire, United Kingdom

We went away to get married and had our evening event a week later at the Calcot. All the staff and events people all worked together we had hired an Elvis impersonator as recommend by the event mana... more

Owner Response
Andrew_MacLachlan, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Reading Calcot Hotel, responded to this review
Hi Lynneillsley, Thank you for leaving us a review after your wedding event that you held with us. It's great to see that from the get go you found that everything worked out exactly how you wanted it to go, Elvis is always fantastic impersonator, so it's great to read that your friends and family enjoyed the entertainment. We wish you both many happy years together and hope you come and visit us again in the future. Kind Regards Andrew