The Forbury Hotel 5* - Reading - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • The Forbury is a boutique hotel in Reading. Housed in a listed property built in 1911 in Forbury Gardens, at the heart of the city, the 5-star hotel embodies pure luxury and opulence.
  • Delve into the beauty of Berkshire: the impressive Roman ruins of Silchester, the rolling hills of South Downs & the imposing turrets of Windsor Castle are waiting to be explored.
  • When dining in Cerise Restaurant, the food and beverage philosophy mirrors the grandeur of its architecture and design.

Permanent Collection

You have not yet found your dream getaway from our holiday deals? Discover our year-round selection of high-end accommodation at public prices from our hotel partners.

The Permanent Collection is a selection of the best high-end properties: luxury hotels, chic boutique hotels and elegant villas ... If you book accommodation through our Permanent Collection, you will receive a voucher for 5% of the total booking amount, to be redeemed on your next Voyage Privé booking. And to make your stay even more enjoyable, we have negotiated two exclusive perks.

Please note: Permanent Collection rates are non-refundable, non-changeable.

Destination...Reading, Berkshire

Spreading west from London is the Royal County of Berkshire, home of the imposing Windsor Castle, the royal pomp of Henly-on-Thames & the country's gastronomic delights of Bray where you will find a plethora of Michelin-starred restaurants waiting to entice you.  This stretch of land has all the beauty and charms of rural England with the bright lights of the capital within easy reach!

Nearby attractions:

  • North Wessex Downs: 20min / 6miles
  • Silchester Roman City Walls & Amphitheatre: 35min / 12miles
  • Bray (home to a string of Michelin-starred restaurants): 35min / 19miles
  • Ascot: 40min / 15.6miles
  • Windsor Castle: 45min / 20.2miles
  • Oxford: 1hr / 27miles

All times & distances are approximate

Your Hotel

This luxurious hotel is the epitome style, from the richly designed, flamboyant wallpapers to the 86,000 Italian glass beads in the chandelier that runs the height of the building in the old lift shaft, this hotel's opulence is found in the details which, when combined, create a a sublime interior waiting to welcome you.


Guestrooms at The Forbury feature bespoke designer furniture by William Yeoward, sumptuous fabrics and state-of-the-art Bang & Olufsen audio-visual systems. Superior bedrooms have added luxuries, such as underfloor heating and walk-in showers, and the Forbury Suite features a freestanding teardrop bath and steam room.

- Superior Room (25m² / max. 3 persons): Each lavishly-appointed en-suite bedroom contains all you would expect and more, including a state-of-the-art Bang and Olufsen audio-visual system, Molton Brown toiletries and Nespresso coffee machines.

- Junior Suite (25m² / max. 3 persons): 
A copper bath in the centre of the bedroom, a four poster bed, private dining table for six or a separate living room are just a few reasons to upgrade to one of the junior suites or suites.

- Suite (30m² / max. 4 persons): 
With attention to the smallest but finest detail and an overall sense of opulence and luxury, your stay at The Forbury promises an indulgent and relaxing experience.

- The Forbury Suite (50m² / max. 5 persons): 
Why not choose the Forbury Suite, offering a four poster bed, deep set free standing bath with steam room and a dining area for a romantic dinner for two in the privacy of your own room

- One Bedroom Apartment (70m² / max. 2 persons): 
With The Forbury Hotel offering next door service including the Cerise Restaurant and bar, you will have everything you need at your doorstep.

- Two Bedroom Apartment (78m² / max. 2 persons):
Make yourself at home in your fully equipped kitchen which includes a dishwasher, great views of Reading, WiFi & a full hotel cleaning service.

- The Penthouse (148m² / max. 2 persons): 
Full length glass windows provide spectacular views across the city skyline with generous balconies. With its own sauna, Bang and Olufsen sound and visual system and luxurious interior, the Penthouse is the ultimate place to stay in Reading.

Please note: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.


Just or you: A complimentary fruit platter & A bottle of wine upon arrival

In the Cerise Restaurant, diners can enjoy relaxed traditional English cooking with modern twist in chic and stylish surroundings. This restaurant specialises in a seasonal menu that is brought to you by an award winning kitchen team sourcing local produce for a truly memorable experience. 

The Bar menu is new for 2016 and offers all day dining in the cocktail bar or outside in the Secret Garden. The hotel's attentive staff aim to cater for all occasions and tastes.

Practical Information

About the hotel: 
Number of rooms: 23
Check-In: 3pm; Check-Out: 12pm 
Pets are not allowed.

The hotel is accessible to people with reduced mobility (subject to availability)

Please note: some rooms are accessible for disabled guests, subject to availability. For reservations for people with reduced mobility, please contact our member services team by email on

Hotel amenities:

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Free WiFi
  • Cinema
  • Car Park

Room amenities:

  • King Size Beds
  • Egyptian Cotton Sheets
  • Walk-In Showers
  • Under Floor Heating
  • Band & Olufsen Audio-Visual System
  • Molton Brown Toiletries
  • Nespresso Coffee Machine
  • WiFi
  • Telephone

Please note: some facilities/services may incur a surcharge payable locally


By car:
Your hotel has a car park  with the following charges:
    -  Up to 4 Hours : £6
    -  3-12 Hours : £12
    -  12-24 Hours : £20

Valet Parking and Charges
Guests are welcome to have their car valet parked if they arrive by car to the main entrance of the hotel. This is charged at an additional £10 to the normal parking charges, listed above.

Hotel address:
The Forbury Hotel
26 The Forbury


If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel documents

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours. Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible. 

Accommodation Only:
You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Flight Inclusive Offers
The airline is ticket-less and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website. You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents. We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at

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