The Elephant Hotel

The Elephant Hotel Reading, Berkshire & Wiltshire

Characterful 22 bedroom village hotel in Pangbourne


Member since April 2024

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This characterful village hotel located close to the River Thames boasts 22 quirky bedrooms, a welcoming restaurant and a bar, popular with locals and guests alike. You'll find some fun (and some quite mischievous) themes weaved within the rich tapestries and statement furniture.  With king sized beds as standard and pockets of antique charm, every nook has been designed with comfort in mind.

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Sparkling Lazy Break - Classic Double

From £59.17 pppn for a 6 night stay, to £92.50 pppn for a 1 night stay

Stay in a Classic Double room and receive:

  • Welcome drink in the bar on arrival (G&T, house beer / non alcoholic equivalent if preferred)
  • Dinner in the restaurant on the first evening (allowance £40 per person)
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Late check out at noon

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  • Village location but easy access to Reading, Windsor and London
  • Quirky decor
  • Popular bar
  • Renowned steak menu
  • Regular comedy nights

Home truths

The hotel is very dog friendly and they have their own resident pooches.

22 Bedrooms
Children Welcome
Car Charging On-site
Internet Connection in Rooms
Dogs May Be Accepted by Prior Arrangement

How to find The Elephant Hotel

The Elephant Hotel
Church Rd

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Opening Times

Breakfast: 7am – 10am Monday – Friday, 8am – 10:00am weekends

Lunch: 12pm – 2:30pm Friday and Saturday, 12pm – 3:30pm Sunday

Afternoon Tea: 12pm – 3pm Sunday – Friday

Dinner: 6pm - 9pm Monday – Saturday, 5pm - 8pm Sunday


Parking Facilities

There is limited on-site parking and it cannot be reserved. There is ample pay and display parking available in Station Road public car park, next door to the hotel. This costs £5.50 per car, per day (08:00 – 18:00, free on Sundays).

Ther are two pod point charger spaces, which can be used by any car.

Disabled Access

There are four rooms on the ground floor, one of which is accessible. If you require an access-friendly room, please speak with a member of our team. 

The hotel does not have a lift.

Child Policy

Chic Doubles can accommodate an extra bed for a child aged 10 or under at £20.00 per night. This price includes a child's breakfast and the bed is subject to availability. Please check before booking. 

There are a handful of family bedrooms which are perfect for family stays and can sleep up to four guests (two adults and two children up to the age of 12). 

Dogs Policy

The hotel's resident pooches love to welcome new friends and there are 7 dog friendly bedrooms (Classic and Chic rooms).

Up to two dogs are permitted at a cost of £20 per dog per night to include a bed and A Hound Bag tote filled with useful accessories for your stay, including a tennis ball, poo bags, dog treats, and a walking map featuring routes local to the hotel.

Dogs are not permitted in The Herd restaurant, but guests are welcome to dine with their dogs in the bar. 

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