Guest bedroom

Private room

2 Guests

1 bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Double bedroom and private bathroom at townhouse with quiet riverside location in walking distance of town centre and railway station. Shared wifi, kitchen & lounge.

The space

The house is quietly located on the river. The lounge has glass doors and balcony overlooking the river. The kitchen and patio garden are on the riverbank. It is a town house with flights of stairs that may be difficult if you have mobility issues. There is no parking.

Guest access

In the summer there is a patio to sit out on overlooking the river. There is access to a shared kitchen where the host also cooks.

Interaction with guests

The room is only available when I am living at home to greet guests. While you are staying with me I will often be out when you have exclusive use of the lounge and kitchen.

Other things to note

There is an Internet connection in the house via wifi.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Private room


Extra people: £8 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: £8
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: £27 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events

The parking area is not large and is shared with other residents so is only available to guests to drop off luggage.

Outside footwear is discouraged in the carpeted areas of the house.

No smoking is allowed on the premises.



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Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector

4 nights minimum stay.
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

112 Reviews

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Jiexuan User Profile
June 2017
Very pleasant house with a beautiful view of the River Thames! Ben is very nice and patient, providing a lot of details to help us settle though he was out during our stay.

Nick User Profile
June 2017
Great host, great location.

Elio User Profile
April 2017
Ben is a very nice host and his place is very comfortable and conveniently located. I recommend it!

Antoine User Profile
March 2017
Perfect place to stay in Reading, not far from city centre, but very quiet, allong the Thames River, with ducks and goose as only noise source, so very quiet and pleasant ! And Ben is a very kind host. I fully recommend Ben and his house.

Vincent User Profile
February 2017
Great host! Very helpful and accommodating. Would stay there again!

Qiaoqun User Profile
January 2017
Just as described,Ben was very nice,recommand to stay at his.

Peter User Profile
January 2017
Great place and friendly host.

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Reading, United Kingdom · Joined in November 2014
Ben User ProfileBen is a superhost.

I'm a retired scientist, living alone, running and doing voluntary work to keep fit. One job is training foreign prisoners. I like to travel and have children in America, London & Yorkshire. I'm learning to love music and stories more.

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