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Mill house charm in Berkshire.

Best Western Moat House Hotel Reading is a wonderful place to stay in Reading that successfully combines the individual elegance of a modern hotel with the charm of a once thriving 19th Century Mill House. The Mill itself used to supply flour to the Queen.

Overlooking the River Loddon, the hotel is in an exceptional location. Set in 1.5 acres of open land, you'll have the luxury of your own space, with the added convenience of being near the South of England's major towns and cities - including Reading town centre itself which is just 5 miles away. Youll also be minutes from the M4 for easy access to London or the West Country. While you're here, why not try something new? Horse riding, canoeing and go-karting can all be enjoyed just a few miles away from the hotel.

There are also some exceptional attractions near the Best Western Moat House Hotel Reading. You'll be close to the royal seat of Windsor Castle, if you feel like sightseeing. For racegoers, it's extremely convenient for Royal Ascot. If youre a thrill-seeker, you find plenty to get the adrenalin pumping on the rides at Thorpe Park.

Best Western Moat House Hotel Reading is also an excellent place to hold a conference or celebrate a wedding and we have a number of spacious rooms that will accommodate you. In fact, you'll find that this lovely hotel in Reading offers everything you could wish for.

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Location

Mill Lane
Sindlesham

Wokingham
Berkshire
RG41 5DG
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6244*

Summary

Complimentary shuttle provided at set times to and from Winnersh Triangle business park. Please book with reception on arrival.
Bars, Fishing, Free WIFI, Gym, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to some floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted £10 per pet per night, allocated rooms only.
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

With the river rushing by beneath, the Best Western Moat House Hotel Reading offers a fine place to eat near Reading.

Chef Daniel Mann

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Sindlesham Mill Restaurant

Part of the original mill, our restaurant has the River Loddon flowing beneath it. Why not enjoy our modern-yet-traditional cuisine as you watch the world and the river go by? We pride ourselves in serving fresh food made with locally-sourced ingredients - all complemented by an excellent wine list. With a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, it's a place where youll love to dine - morning, noon or night.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:30
Lunch: 12.30 - 14.30
Dinner: 18.30 - 21.30
Weekend times may vary
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Poachers Pub

The Poachers pub offers a relaxing atmosphere in the setting of the original 19th Century Mill House. Serving traditional pub fare and real ales, this pub is a destination in itself. All major sporting events are shown here too, so spend your evening enjoying a beer in convivial company. Or just sit and unwind after a busy day of sightseeing or conferencing. There's always a warm welcome at The Poachers.

Opening hours

Lunch: 12.00 - 17.00
Dinner: 18.00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Sindlesham Mill Bar

A slightly more sophisticated alternative, this is the perfect place to sip a cocktail and listen to the grand piano - not to mention appreciate the glorious view. The Sindlesham Mill bar features a patio, which looks out onto the River Loddon. On warm summer nights, it's a wonderful venue for al fresco socialising as you relax after a busy day. With the river rushing by beneath the bar, you can literally go with the flow.

Opening hours

08.00-00.00
Weekend times may vary
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Poachers Pub

The Poachers Pub offers a relaxing atmosphere in the setting of the original 19th Century Mill House. Serving traditional pub fare and real ales, this pub is a destination in itself. All major sporting events are shown here too, giving you even more reason to relax here!

Opening hours

12.00-23.00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Sand Martins Golf Course

The Best Western Moat House Hotel Reading has some very inviting golf courses nearby.

Sand Martins Golf Course
This is a cleverly designed course with two distinctive 9-hole layouts that offer a challenge to golfers of all levels.
Located six miles from the hotel, the 6200-yard parkland course has a par of 70.

Course information

Course Type: parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6200 Yards
No handicap required

Location

6 miles away in Finchamstead

Facilities

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

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £30.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £20.00
Buggy hire £25.00
Tuition £20.00
Driving Range £3.50

Bearwood Lakes

Bearwood Lakes
For a golf course only founded in 1996, Bearwood Lakes already has a growing reputation. With a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere, theres much to inspire any keen golfer.
Just a mile from the hotel, the 6488-yard, 18-hole parkland course has a par of 72.

Course information

Course Type: parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6488 Yards
Handicap required

Location

1 miles away in Sindlesham

Facilities

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

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £95.00
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire £35.00
Buggy hire £25.00
Tuition £35.00
Driving Range Yes

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym - Health and Fitness Centre

Gym Facilities

If you want to stay in shape during your stay, our on-site gym is a great place for a workout. It's fully air-conditioned and boasts modern equipment with 7 state-of-the-art cardiovascular machines, plus a selection of free weights. Attendants are on hand to offer advice and instruction, should you need it. It's a great place to work up an appetite before a meal in the Sindlesham Mill restaurant.

Weddings

If you're looking for the perfect wedding venue in Reading, look no further. Our friendly and professional staff will be here to help and ensure you enjoy the day you've always dreamed about.

Wedding service and reception venue

Whatever your wedding theme, the rural setting and Mill House charm of the Best Western Moat House Hotel Reading will set the perfect mood for your big day. For evening receptions, discos and live bands are as welcome as you and your guests. Party into the night before you and your guests retire to our superbly welcoming accommodation.

Catering

Just like a wedding cake, we offer tiered options to help you manage the big day. Our menus are set out in three levels to suit any budget - just pick one thats closest to your needs. You'll also be invited to taste your chosen menu beforehand and speak directly to our chef about your requirements.

Honeymoon Suite

Bright, spacious, and contemporary in style, our Honeymoon suite boasts an extremely large bathroom, as well as a king size bed. What better way to spend your first wonderful night as a married couple than in sumptuous luxury? Your guests can stay over too and wave you off to any holiday you have planned the following day.

Registrar

Registry office:
Wokingham Council
Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire
01189 782514




Get in touch with our Wedding Co-Ordinator on 0118 9499988

For any enquiries please call Robyn Keilty on 0118 9499988

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M4, J10, 1.00 miles
Nearest train station: Winnersh Triangle, 1.50 miles
Nearest airport: London Heathrow, 25.00 miles
Free parking on site (250 spaces)
On site disabled parking (4 spaces)

Address
Mill Lane
Sindlesham
Wokingham
Berkshire
RG41 5DG
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Reading Stadium (5 miles)

  • Olympic Rowing at Dorney (3 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Legoland (15 miles)

  • Windsor (16 miles)

  • Ascot (11 miles)

  • Henley (10 miles)

  • Thorpe park (25 miles)

Shopping

  • The Oracle, Reading (5 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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With a superb location just minutes from the M4 corridor, the Best Western Moat House Hotel Reading makes for a fabulous conference venue in Berkshire.


Venue

We offer five flexible suites where you can hold your meeting. The two largest - the Thames and Loddon suites - can accommodate up to 80 delegates in a theatre style. For more intimate meetings, we have three additional rooms in the Kennet, Holybrook and Emmbrook suites which are perfect for up to 40 people. All benefit from natural daylight and have free Wi-Fi throughout.

Packages

Our dedicated team will ensure your event goes smoothly. We offer affordable packages to suit your budget which include everything you'll need - from flipcharts and pens to audio-visual equipment. You'll also be served with limitless light refreshments throughout the day. Should you wish to stay over, we have special rate day delegate packages that include all meals and full use of hotel facilities.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Thames Suite 80 36 35 28 70
Loddon Suite 80 36 35 28 70
Emmbrook Suite 40 18 18 18 40
Kennet Suite 40 18 18 18 40
Holybrook Suite 40 16 16 14 30
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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Rating

Disappointed

20/02/2017 City4evr, Manchester, United Kingdom

Stayed for two nights as a business break and on surface very excited but experience spoilt each day.. On arrival we were allocated a disabled room for no reason which on surface is nothing but the ro... more

Rating

"Marvellous Monday Lunch"

14/02/2017 monkey7266, Reading, United Kingdom

As a member of the arthritis hydrotherapy group Sindlesham, we met at the moat house yesterday for lunch. There were 22 of us altogether. We thought the surroundings beautiful and the dining room over... more

Owner Response
PeterByard1, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Reading Moat House, responded to this review
Dear Monley7266, Thank you for the glowing review following your lunch on Monday, I will pass on your kind comments to the team. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. kind regards Peter Byard General Manager
Rating

A lot of room for improvement

13/02/2017 Ross T, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Nice location with ample parking and a gym. Some of the rooms are a bit grotty. The attached pub isn't the greatest; and we found half the menu wasn't available. The breakfast in the restaurant i... more

Owner Response
PeterByard1, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Reading Moat House, responded to this review
Dear Ross T, thank you for your review following your stay with us, please accept my apologies that you found aspects of your visit to be below par. I am surprised to read your comments regarding the quality of the breakfast and the coffee, perhaps you would be so kind to drop me an email at Peter.Byard@Valoreurope.com to discuss the issues further so we can resolve this. I look forward to hearing from you Kind regards Peter Byard General Manager
Rating

Good value - convenient for Nirvana Spa

13/02/2017 Peter B, Farnborough

Had one night here on Saturday after a Spa day at Nirvana spa which is very close by. Hotel itself is quite large and very pleasant although looking a bit date in places. Short walk in the evening to ... more

Owner Response
PeterByard1, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Reading Moat House, responded to this review
Dear Peter B, thank you for your reviewing following your stay with us, delighted to see that the team looked after you. I have passed on your comments regarding the cocktails to refresh training with the team for the future. I do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future kind regards Peter Byard General Manager
Rating

Cosy rooms

13/02/2017 Jadeb91x, Reading, United Kingdom

I absolutely love this hotel the rooms and cosy and the bathrooms are nice too. Great price for the size of the room you can get. Only complaint was it was a little hot when we stayed but my boyfriend... more

Owner Response
PeterByard1, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Reading Moat House, responded to this review
Dear Jadeb91x, wow what a review!! thanks for the kind comments, I do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you both back soon. Kind regards Peter Byard General Manager