Choose dates to view prices

The Bird In Hand

Photo gallery for The Bird In Hand

Front of property
Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio
Superior Twin Room, Ensuite | Individually decorated, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
Superior Twin Room, Ensuite | Individually decorated, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Bird In Hand

VIP Access

The Bird In Hand

4.0 star property
4-star inn in Reading with restaurant and bar/lounge

9.0/10 Superb

217 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
The price is AU$175
Price available on 4/12/2022
Map
Bath Road, Knowl Hill, Twyford, Reading, England, RG10 9UP
Main amenities
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Conference centre
  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
Feel at home
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Free self-parking
  • Snack bar/deli

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • LEGOLAND® Windsor - 23 min drive
  • Windsor Castle - 16 min drive
  • Ascot Racecourse - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 27 min drive
  • Oxford (OXF) - 51 min drive
  • Reading Wargrave Station - 5 min drive
  • Reading Twyford Station - 5 min drive
  • Maidenhead Furze Platt Station - 9 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Crown - 4 min drive
  • The Beehive - 4 min drive
  • Thai Elephant - 4 min drive
  • VeloLife - 5 min drive
  • The Rising Sun - 7 min drive

About this property

The Bird In Hand

Enjoy your visit to Reading with a stay at The Bird In Hand. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Other highlights at this upmarket inn include a snack bar/deli, a terrace and a garden. The helpful staff and breakfast get good marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • The host will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking (fees apply)
  • On-site extended parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

Working away

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Conference centre

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1400
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Alarm clock
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Shower/bath combination

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Desk chair

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Special features

Dining

On-site venue – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Country Pub – This pub serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15.00 for adults and GBP 15.00 for children (approximately)

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

State tax ID – SYS_Eviivo

Also known as

Bird In Hand Country Inn
The Bird In Hand Country Inn
Bird Hand Inn Reading
Bird Hand Reading
The Bird In Hand Inn
The Bird In Hand Reading
The Bird In Hand Inn Reading

Frequently asked questions

Does The Bird In Hand offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Bird In Hand does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Bird In Hand?
As of 3 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Bird In Hand on 4 Dec 2022 start from AU$175, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Bird In Hand?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Bird In Hand?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Bird In Hand?
Yes, there's free self parking. Motorhome/coach/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Bird In Hand?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
What is there to do at The Bird In Hand and nearby?
The Bird In Hand has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Bird In Hand?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that offers al fresco dining. Nearby restaurants include Thai Elephant (2.9 mi), The Beehive (3.1 mi) and The Rising Sun (4 mi).

Overall score and ratings

9.0

Superb

9.2/10

Cleanliness

9.1/10

Staff & service

9.1/10

Amenities

8.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.0/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Great access, parking and price. Room was lovely clean and cosy. Building was charming and full of character
Marcus, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great pie!
gordon, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Lovely room and pub, excellent food in the restaurant.
Richard, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Good but spoilt by detail
Bath seemed to gave no mens of filling it except the shower. Breakfast menu was strange - only allowed one choice on menu , no separate toast or fruit. No egg cups for bolied eggs!!
Bob, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Pre flight hotel
Get staff ,great location
Martyn, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Clean, comfortable room and bed. Friendly, helpful staff. Very good food at restaurant. Super convenient to get to the airport in the morning. We would definitely stay here again!
rachel, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Matthew, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Perfect place to stay
What a lovely place to stay, staff friendly and polite, service A1, room amazing and comfortable, meal was to die for (sausage & Mash) staff always present and ready to assist if you want a drink etc.., would I stay again "Yes" and will be when in the area. Cant fault the place at all:)
Andy, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great visit
Lovely courtyard to sit in just outside our room. Beautiful hotel
Joyce, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lee, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review