The Great House at Sonning

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Thames Street, Sonning-on-Thames, Reading, RG4 6UT, United Kingdom
4.5 out of 5 rating 1190 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at The Great House at Sonning in Reading, you'll be on a river, within a 10-minute drive of Royal Berkshire Hospital and Oracle. This 4-star hotel is 4.4 mi (7 km) from University of Reading and 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from Madejski Stadium.


Make yourself at home in one of the 49 guestrooms featuring minibars (stocked with some free items) and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this hotel include a fireplace in the lobby, a picnic area, and a banquet hall.


Satisfy your appetite with Mediterranean cuisine at Coppa Club, a restaurant where you can enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge, take in the garden view, or dine alfresco. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are served on weekdays from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and an elevator. Limited parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Mill at Sonning - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Microsoft UK Headquarters - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Thames Valley Park - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Museum Of Berkshire Aviation - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Dinton Pastures Country Park - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Reading College - 4.4 km / 2.8 mi
Royal Berkshire Hospital - 4.7 km / 3 mi
Reading Abbey Ruins - 4.9 km / 3.1 mi
Reading Central Library - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Stanlake Park Wine Estate - 5.1 km / 3.2 mi
Reading Museum and Town Hall - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Museum of English Rural Life - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Forbury Gardens - 6 km / 3.7 mi
St. Giles-in-Reading Church - 6.5 km / 4 mi
Hexagon - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
London (LHR-Heathrow) - 39.2 km / 24.4 mi
Oxford (OXF) - 57.1 km / 35.5 mi

The preferred airport for The Great House at Sonning is London (LHR-Heathrow).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a sofa bed.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 1.95 and GBP 20 for adults, GBP 1.95 and GBP 20 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Terrace
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • -Visual alarms in hallways
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • -Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • -Wheelchair-accessible lounge