Amherst is located 5 minutes walk from Reading town centre restaurants,shops and bars.
All of our rooms have ensuite showers, double beds, LCD TVs with digibox, free internet access, hair dryers, mini fridge, microwave, complimentary bottled water, tea/coffee making facilities and snacks. All rates include a light breakfast. Good quality, clean accommodation and high levels of service are our priorities
Amherst Guesthouse Rooms
From the West: approx. 4 miles from junction 12 of M4- Leave M4 at junction 12 and follow A4 signs to Reading- Straight over 2 roundabouts- Straight through next three sets of traffic lights (Hungry Horse pub on LHS at third)- Straight over next two mini roundabouts (park on LHS before second)- Pass Honda Garage on RHS and go straight through next set of lights- Straight at next roundabout (Beefeater pub on RHS)- At next Lights go straight and continue straight (bus lane on LHS)- At next lights take Left into Russell St- Take first Right into Russell St (30 Metres)- Amherst Guest House is the fourth on the rightFrom the East (From J10of M4): approx 6 miles from Junction 10 of M4For directions from Junction 11 see From the South below- Leave M4 at junction 10 and follow A329(M) towards Reading- Take second exit towards Reading town centre- Continue straight through Cemetery Junction ( Lights & triangular island) stay in middle lane- Straight through three sets of lights- At next lights veer right (Southampton St) and follow one way system, get into left hand lane- At Oracle roundabout (flyover above) take left up ramp- At lights go straight (Veering right DO NOT VEER LEFT)- Go through lights and take immediate left onto exit ramp (signposted Oxford A34)- Take Left at roundabout and go up Castle Hill- Take Right at lights into Russell Street- Take first Right into Russell St (30 Metres)- Amherst Guest House is the fourth on the right. p From the North - From M1, M25 then M4 see From The West aboveFrom the North (A4074): approx. 4 miles- Approach Reading through Caversham and follow Town centre signs Royal Mail on LHS - Fire Station on RHS then Straight through two sets of lights onto Inner Distribution Road- Take second exit signposted Police Station- Take right at roundabout (Police Station on LHS at top of exit ramp) onto Castle Hill- Take Right at lights into Russell Street- Take first Right into Russell St (30 Metres)- Amherst Guest House is the Forth on the right p From the South (A33): approx 5 miles- At M4 (J 11) roundabout follow Reading town centre signs, veering left (Green Park on LHS)- Straight across two roundabouts pass B&Q, Pizza Hut etc on LHS- At third roundabout (Large with lights) go straight- Fourth roundabout go straight- At lights go straight (get into middle lane)- Get into left hand lane and go through next lights - At next lights (20 yards) go straight onto ramp (signposted Oxford A34)- Take Left at roundabout and go up Castle Hill- Take Right at lights into Russell Street- Take first Right into Russell St (30 Metres)- Amherst Guest House is the fourth on the right