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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for one night whilst visiting family in Woodley. Sadly experience was well below that we had a few years ago. Didn't use restaurant so can't comment on food but room was very poor. Not all lights worked, room especially bathroom was very cold, walls were marked in several places and in urgent need of a repaint. Mattress was...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I`ve used this place for years and it seems to get worse not better.The food is very good value and the drinks are the cheapest in the area.The staff,when there are some,are pleasant but very poorly trained and motivated. My wife and I had dinner there last Friday.The bar was busy but only one guy serving,any vacant table was cluttered...

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Thank 543Shonny
Berkshire
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Not impressed by this place, it's gone downhill a lot since we last visited which I admit was a few years ago. Everything was a bit grubby, food was basic, well presented but nothing to write home about. My sweet and sour chicken looked like it came out of a supermarket microwave meal, very surprised to see it served with...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of staff but wait to be served was crazy. Ordered all day breakfast way to much grease on the plate! Ordered dessert eventually asked for a spoon and had to get one myself in the end! Lots of dirty tables and glasses on the bar!!

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent value have always found staff helpful and friendly Top breakfast for price( having paid £15 for dismal breakfast at top Bracknell hotel. Home from home, our relatives always stay. Handy for horse racing venues. Lovely walks nearby along Thames. Easy access to motorways yet near countryside. Will always return guess everywhere had its off days can only think that's...

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wokingham
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

How many times do I need to visit this place to receive good service? Bar staff so bad that having a chat with mates was far more important than remembering that I was waiting, even had too ask the girl to clear the table I hadn't actually eaten on! Didn't think it was possibly to get any worse!

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London, England
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I went for lunch with a friend and my 3 year old daughter today. I went to the bar to order the food to be told I couldn't order until midday as the kitchen had been in training, not sure why my order couldn't have been taken and cooked when it turned midday. The lady who looked like the manager...

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Thank Simmolor
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Whilst ordering the food and paying was easy the rest of the service was terrible. Waited over 20 minutes for our drinks and food was not hot. Complained to the management but they weren't really bothered. Eventually got my refund after asking 3 times. - Never again 😩

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Pevensey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Stayed overnight for local 70th birthday celebration. The property is conviently located and our brief contact with staff was friendly. The bed and pillows were clean and we're extremely comfortable. Unfortunately that is the end of the good points. The hotel's decor is looking very tired, there was damage to the locks on one corridor window that looked as if...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Every week gets worse at the wee waif, if it's not the urinals flooding and people walking wee from the men's loos back into the restaurant and seeing young children playing near the toy machine unaware that they are coming into contact with urine as it's passed off the shoes of men coming out of the toilets. Then seeing a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The Wee Waif

Address: Old Bath Road, Charvil, Wokingham RG10 9RJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Wokingham > Charvil
Price Range: £52 - £116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Wee Waif 3*
Number of rooms: 84
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“Unable to comment.”
BPPevensey, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here if you can help it!”
629margarethag, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps a top floor room to avoid overhead noise”
777fay, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“great hotel for disable guests,you can ask for the ground floor rooms if you have mobility problems”
cheryllesCardiff, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet and away from the main bar”
garybC4064KN, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
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