Top hotels in Reading
Considered by many to be the oldest building in Reading, the historic Mercure George Hotel is said to date back as far as 1423. Complete with original features, including the original timbers in the main entrance, the hotel provides a throwback to the city's great and varied heritage. The stylish bedrooms each have a private modern bathroom, while modern facilities are provided throughout. Guests can also enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in Prezzo restaurant.
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 S weet Beds in every room, you'll enjoy all the mod cons at room rates that'll keep your trip's budget firmly on track.
The 4-star Novotel Reading Centre hotel is ideally located in the heart of the city. With some of the best restaurants, bars and shopping locations on your doorstep, it's the perfect destination for tourists. Guests can choose from executive and superior rooms, each of which are decorated with airy, contemporary designs and warm colours. After a busy day of sightseeing, a session in the hammam and a dip in the heated indoor pool are both perfect ways to re-energise.
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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.
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.
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.
A welcoming Reading hotel on the A4 Bath Road, with a restaurant and versatile event facilitiesHoliday Inn® Reading - West hotel is an easy drive of just 4 miles from the M4 motorway.Reading and Newbury are both about a 20-minute drive away. Alternatively, leave the car in our free car park and catch a bus to either town centre from the stop outside the hotel. A short walk away, Aldermaston station offers regular local train services. Heathrow Airport (LHR) is a 40-minute drive. Business guests can host functions in the hotel's 7 fully equipped conference rooms. For special celebrations, our Bourne Suite caters for up to 130 guests and comes with a private bar, dance floor and garden patio. Within easy reach of the hotel, the grand country house Highclere Castle was the setting of the much-loved TV drama "Downton Abbey". For a family day out, LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort is a 35-minute drive.At this hotel you can enjoy:- Free WiFi- A mini-gym- Kids stay and eat freeRooms feature comfy beds and a choice of pillows to ensure a good night's sleep. Start your morning with a full English breakfast buffet, and enjoy British dishes for lunch and dinner. Or relax in your room and take advantage of 24-hour room service. After a busy day, meet up for snacks and beer in the bar.
Stay at the Hilton Reading Hotel, a luxury hotel located 25 miles from Heathrow Airport. Relax in a classic, spacious Guest Room. All of the air-conditioned Guest Rooms and Suites feature high-speed internet access, a widescreen LCD TV with on-demand movies, and comfortable Hilton Serenity® beds. Accessible rooms are available. Dine at the Larder, where delicious International and British accent specialties are created from fresh ingredients and locally-sourced produce. Enjoy a light meal and expertly-mixed cocktail at Bar K. Children’s Menus and high chairs are available. Hold your business meeting in one of eight elegant meeting rooms. Use the hotel Business Center and AV equipment rental service to help your event run as smoothly as possible. Enjoy easy access to all key business parks; Green Park, Thames Valley, Sutton and Theale. Enjoy complimentary 24-hour access to the gym, heated pool, sauna, steam room and dance studio.
We've brought together our famously warm hospitality with elegant design to offer you the finest accommodation experience at the lowest possible prices. Awake refreshed after a great night's sleep in an ibis Sweet Bed, hop into your en suite shower and he ad down for a hearty, unlimited continental breakfast. With our noon check-out policy, you can build your dream breakfast and take your time savouring every mouthful.
Comfortable tranquil new hotel with free fibre Wi-Fi close to central Reading & London Heathrow The hotel sits conveniently close to the M4 motorway, with free secure 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 dedicated conference manager, has eight state-of-art, naturally lit meeting rooms for up to 260 delegates, and is licensed for civil ceremonies. Relax in Esprit Wellness & Spa with 19m pool, life fitness gym and pampering spa treatments.Try the stylish 2 AA Rosette Caprice Restaurant with exceptional modern British & Authentic Indian menus. Monty’s Bar offers quality bar meals, superb cocktails and resident pianist. Adjacent Winnersh Triangle Business Park houses many local companies. All guest credit cards are pre authorized in full 24 hours 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.
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.
Situated in the heart of the Thames Valley, the Millennium Madejski is the perfect base to explore Reading, Windsor, Ascot, Henley or use as a stress free base for exploring London. The hotel is situated just off the M4 motorway at junction 11. Rooms are bright and spacious with a trendy, Scandinavian feel. Leisure facilities include swimming pool, sauna and gym.
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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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