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The George Hotel is believed to be the oldest existing building in Reading, dating back to at least as far as 1423. It was one of the major coaching inns between London and the West Country in the 18th century, and it still retains many of its wonderful:original Coaching Inn features, including Tudor Archways and a very attractive Cobbled stone courtyard. The main entrance from King Street still contains some of the original timbers, and 18th and 19th century facades overlook the courtyard.
Yes, we've got a choice town-centre location, but it's what's inside our hotel that makes all the difference. ibis Reading Centre offers all the necessities with no fussy frills, so from a hearty breakfast spread to free fibre Wi-Fi, a 24hr snack bar to Sweet Beds in every room, you'll enjoy all the mod cons at room rates that'll keep your trip's budget firmly on track.
Check in to 4-star comfort at Novotel Reading Centre hotel with the city's best restaurants, bars and shopping on your doorstep. Your room's airy, contemporary design and muted, warm colours will make it a perfect retreat for you and your family. A session in the hammam and a dip in the heated indoor pool are a great way to re-energise at Novotel.
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Located just 37 miles from Heathrow Airport and 4 miles from Reading train station, the Reading M4 Eastbound hotel is the perfect choice for travellers seeking an accessible hotel with strong transport links to the surrounding area. At only 7 miles from the University of Reading, this is an excellent option for friends or family visiting students who need accommodation near this academic hub. Sports fans or those who want to try their luck will enjoy a trip to Ascot Racecourse nearby, making this hotel very convenient if you’re planning on attending one of the many seasonal events and nationally-renowned races held there. Alternatively, if you’re looking for hotels near London or Windsor, the Reading M4 Eastbound hotel is in close proximity to these key hotspots and their numerous attractions. All rooms feature a comfy king size bed with four plump pillows and a cosy duvet. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of food and drink choices within easy walking distance of this hotel.
Just a short walk from Reading University, 10 minute walk to Reading Town Centre, we offer clean, affordable accommodation with all of our rooms being equipped with microwaves and fridges. We offer something different to the big chains - great value and friendly service at an affordable price. We are a budget hotel, but we have very high standards. Our rooms are clean, simply furnished and the price you see is the price you pay; with no hidden extras. We don’t charge for Wi-Fi, parking, using the gym, cooking facilities, or anything else you may have had to pay for at other hotels.
A smart Reading hotel with a restaurant and garden, plus event facilities and good transport links Whether you're here for a business trip, leisure break or family party, Holiday Inn® Reading - West hotel is a handy seven minutes by car from the M4. Make use of the free parking and walk to Aldermaston station in less than 10 minutes, then hop on a train to Reading or Newbury. Or you can ride to either town aboard regular buses that stop outside the hotel. Heathrow Airport (LHR) is just over half an hour's drive away. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Newbury and 15 minutes by car from central Reading. If you're heading to the sights, it's 15 miles to Highclere Castle, setting of ""Downton Abbey"", and a 35-minute drive to the rides at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort. Free Wi-Fi gets you up to speed before any meeting in one of the hotel's seven conference rooms. You can throw a big party in the Bourne Suite, where up to 120 guests can use its private bar and dance floor or sip drinks on the private patio. Heading to a meeting at AWE? Its offices are less than 10 minutes' drive away. Take a stroll in the hotel's private garden. For dinner, enjoy British classics in the restaurant, or order a snack and beer in the bar. If you need to work off a few extra calories, you have access to a mini-gym. Kids stay and eat free.
A smart, modern hotel near central Reading, with a health club and top-of-the-line conference facilities Only 10 minutes' drive to central Reading, and 30 minutes from Heathrow Airport by car, the Holiday Inn® Reading-South M4, Jct. 11 hotel is a convenient base for your holiday or business trip. At Reading railway station, 4 miles away, you can catch a train for the half-hour journey to London. Here on holiday? It's just a half-hour drive to the rides and amusements of LEGOLAND® and the stately grounds of Windsor Castle. For racegoers, there's easy access to Ascot, 15 miles east. Or catch a game at Madjeski Stadium, home ground of Reading Football Club and the London Irish RFC, less than a mile from the hotel. For business guests, a complimentary shuttle bus runs twice daily to Green Park business park, home to businesses like HSBC and Symantec. It's 10 minutes' walk to Reading International Business Park. You can host a meeting or event for up to 180 at the hotel's conference centre, and your guests can take advantage of free parking and WiFi. Helpful staff will make sure your event runs smoothly, whether it's a wedding, presentation or informal gathering. You can enjoy a tasty breakfast or all day dining, and catch up with friends over a drink in our open lobby. Unwind in the hotel pool and spa or work out in the Spirit health club. Kids stay and eat free.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Reading? This hotel has 5920 square feet (550 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
Comfortable tranquil new hotel with free fiber Wi-Fi close to central Reading & London Heathrow 4 Silver Star 2 AA Rosette Holiday Inn® Reading - M4, Jct.10sits conveniently close to the M4 motorway, with free underground parking & adjacent to Winnersh Triangle station, with direct trains to Reading, London Waterloo & Paddington. Hotel is 3 miles from central Reading, and a 20-minute drive from Heathrow Airport (LHR).Royal Ascot Racecourse is 10 miles away, and it's less than 15 miles to LEGOLAND® and Windsor Castle. The hotel's vibrant Academy with eight state-of-art, naturally lit meeting rooms can host up to 260 delegates. There's a dedicated Conference Manager to attend to all your needs. The adjacent Winnersh Triangle business park houses many local companies. The hotel is also licensed for civil weddings and provides a stylish venue to suit all budgets.All guest credit cards are pre authorised in full 24 hrs prior to arrival, and 50GBP p/n for incidentals on check in. Original credit card used for prepaid bookings must be presented on arrival for pin verification.
Situated in the Royal County of Berkshire, Beech House Hotel, is one of the finest places to stay. It is the perfect haven to relax after a busy day and ideally located for the business person or the tourist, as it is close to the modern business centres of Reading and the Thames Valley and within easy reach of a host of memorable tourist attractions.
A stylish riverside hotel with a health club, swimming pool and spa, meeting rooms, a restaurant and free Wi-Fi In a peaceful setting beside the Thames, the Crowne Plaza® Reading hotel is in the perfect location whether you're visiting for business or pleasure. It's only 15 minutes' walk from Reading town centre, you can park your car for free, and trains from Reading Station reach London in less than 30 minutes. The M4 motorway is four miles away, providing easy access to Heathrow Airport (LHR) in around half an hour. You can host a conference in our six contemporary meeting rooms, or a banquet for 200 with views of the river in the Riverside Suite. There are projectors, microphones and screens for video conferencing, and our Crowne Plaza Meetings Director can attend to all your needs. You're five minutes by bus from the Oracle shopping centre and businesses in central Reading. Picturesque Henley-on-Thames is only eight miles away, and you can be at Ascot Racecourse to watch the horses in half an hour. Work out in our high-tech fitness centre, float in the indoor infinity pool or relax in the spa. Enjoy the view from our riverside garden, over dinner in our Riverside restaurant or with a glass of wine in the lobby bar. And if you just want to stay in, you can order room service at any time.
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A large town in Berkshire, home to the famous Reading Festival, Reading is full of great activities, good food, shopping and interesting history. A great place to visit for a few days or to use as a base for excursions further afield.
Museums and history
Reading is blessed with some excellent museums, with activities and exhibits throughout to keep visitors of all ages happy. Reading Museum has two sites, Reading Museum and Town Hall and the Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock, both free. The galleries in both sites are packed with interesting objects, both local and international, and offer information on 1,000 years of Reading history. Highlights include a unique Victorian copy of the Bayeux Tapestry and the famous Huntley and Palmers biscuit tins.
The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology holds the fourth-largest collection of Greek ceramics in Britain. It primarily consists of material from the Greek and Greco-Roman civilisations of the Mediterranean, most notably Greek and Etruscan ceramics and terracotta. There is also some prehistoric pottery, as well as metal and stone artefacts of the Greek and Roman eras.
The technically minded will love a trip to the REME Museum of Technology, located next to Arborfield Garrison, the home of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Corps. The best time for families to visit is during the school holidays, when staff put on great activities from junk modelling to an amazing mini assault course run by real REME soldiers.
Basildon Park is an impressive 18th-century Georgian mansion, surrounded by beautifully maintained parkland, rescued from ruin by Lord and Lady Iliffe in the mid-1950s. The house is open for viewing and features the full restoration project.
The oldest running music festival in the entire world, Reading Festival takes place every August Bank Holiday alongside the Leeds Festival which shares the same billing. The Reading event is held at Little John's Farm on Richfield Avenue in central Reading, near the Caversham Bridge. Known for top-rated international artists like Eminem and Green Day, and UK artists like Jake Bugg and the Arctic Monkeys, the festival is one of the most popular in the country. There is also a Fringe Festival which runs alongside the larger event and runs fringe acts throughout the town.
Food and drink
There is an abundance of fine eateries within Reading itself and no matter your tastes, you'll find something you like here. Stop off at Tutti Frutti for an ice cream or light bite, or visit Café Yolk for a great-tasting breakfast. Enjoy a wonderful family-friendly pub lunch at The Reformation or, for a taste of the unknown, try Pau Brasil for Brazilian and Portuguese dishes. Finally, Himalaya Momo House offers delightfully different Nepalese cuisine.
Whatever you choose to do in Reading, there is a wide variety of Reading hotels to choose from, so book your trip today.
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