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Abraham Lincoln Hotel
Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Reading
Reviewed 23 May 2014

It is a beautiful historic hotel, which we were told is going to be renovated/updated. Perhaps that explains the friendly, but unknowledgeable staff. But the rooms were nice, the parking easy, and the location accessible to places we wanted to go.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

This hotel looked good online. However we choose not to check in because area looked shakey. When we called to cancel, we were informed our reservation had been cancelled already. Wasn't surprised due to confusion on phone when making initial reservation.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

The food was terrible, we couldn't eat the fish. The air conditioner was very loud. It was almost impossible to get the shower to go on and the bathroom fan sounded like an airplane.

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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Beautiful hotel but very disappointed in my stay. Rooms are dirty, carpets stained, coffee cups too large for the coffee machine. Smoke free room smelled of smoke. Woke up with my eyes burning. Felt as if they were pumping smoke into my room all night. Walls are very thin. Can hear the person next door. Small fitness room.. Bar and restaurant were nice. Staff are very helpful. Would not stay here again.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

This place is a dump. More like a Best Western. Yes the lobby is beautiful and the building is very old, but the dirt and filth of this place will make anyone sick. Yes, I'm a Marriott girl and love me some Marriott, so maybe I'm spoiled. But this place is just plain dirty. The layer of dust on things and stained carpets... Window unit air conditioner... Lack of any outlets but 1... Old nasty phone from the 1980's. don't do it people, don't stay here. I'm leaving early in the morning or I wouldn't either.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

After reviewing previous comments, we booked a room for two nights. We arrived in Reading at around 10 pm. As we neared the hotel, we noticed ladies of the night on one street corner and on another, a drunk leading -- I should say stumbling with -- someone drunker across the street. So we checked in with a lit of reluctance. We should have turned back right there and then. The ceiling in the hallway was peeled and the room had a musty odor. The cushion on the bed was thin and was obviously very old. We checked out after finding another hotel. Whew! That was close.

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Reviewed 2 May 2014

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Abraham Lincoln Hotel

Address: 100 N 5th St, Reading, PA 19601-3497
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Reading
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Reading
Hotel Class:4 star — Abraham Lincoln Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Abe's by Chef Alan offers casual and fine dining cuisine in the Restaurant and Bar located in the Lincoln Tower Apartments. The Presidential Ballroom and a Private Dining Room are also available for weddings, meetings, parties, and other special events. ... more   less 
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Wyndham Reading
Reading Wyndham

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