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. Due to the current road closure on Duke Street, guests can access our car park via Queens Road.
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.
Perfectly suited to family or business stays, Novotel Reading Centre sits in the heart of the town. Many of Reading's best restaurants, bars, and shops are just a stone's throw from the hotel. There's no shortage of things to do in the area, with easy access to Windsor and Oxford, and family attractions like Legoland nearby. From our central location you can enjoy proximity to local transport links including Reading train station, a two-minute walk away. Thames Valley Park is also just a shuttle bus away.
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Facilities and services include parking, wireless Internet access (extra charge) and 24-hour reception. Rooms feature TV, desk, wireless Internet access (extra charge), coffee maker and bathroom. Address: Moto Service Area, M4 Motorway, Burghfield, RG30 3UQ Reading, United Kingdom.
Near University of Reading
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.
On the A4 near Reading, this modern hotel offers lodge-style accommodation in Charvil, a village with attractive surroundings and good road/rail links to London and Heathrow. The Wee Waif Hotel has an attractive bar and spacious restaurant, great for a business lunch or relaxing family meal. The extensive menu has quality dishes and daily specials. Between Reading and Maidenhead, The Wee Waif is a welcome stop for visitors to the Thames Valley Pathway. A short walk away is the beautiful, peaceful village of Sonning-on-Thames. Windsor Castle and Ascot Racecourse are within 24 km. Newbury Racecourse is just 40 minutes’ drive away. The Oracle shopping centre and Legoland are within easy reach.
A smart, modern hotel near central Reading with top-of-the-line conference facilities, a bar, restaurant and more.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 Madejski Stadium, home ground of Reading Football Club and the London Irish RFC, less than a mile from the hotel.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. Kids stay and eat free.
Near Pincents Hill
Welcome to Voco Reading, an IHG hotel and the new name for the Madejski Stadium HotelAdjacent to Reading Madejski Stadium, perfectly located just minutes off the M4 and on the doorstep of Green Park and other Reading business parks.At this modern hotel with thoughtful touches and distinctive design, guests can take advantage of free parking, enjoy some Me Time in spacious guest rooms (34sqm) fully air-conditioned, with 49” smart TVs.Our large Family Rooms with 2 large double beds plus a sofa-bed and plenty of space to relax are the perfect oasis after a fun day watching football, shopping at the Oracle Shopping Centre, or visiting Legoland or Windsor Castle.To decompress, enjoy our leisure facilities with a swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, and gym. The hotel invites you to enjoy the voco Life at the Atrium Bar and the brasserie-style restaurant Le Café.
A welcoming Reading hotel on the A4 Bath Road, with a restaurant and versatile event facilities.Holiday 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 the 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 200 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 Wi-Fi, a fitness centre and kids stay and eat free.Rooms 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 at the Padworth Restaurant. 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.
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Hotels in Reading
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.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Reading
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Reading?Mercure George Hotel Reading, Ibis Reading Centre (New Ibis Rooms) and Novotel Reading Centre are some of the popular hotels in Reading.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Reading?The cheapest price for a double room in Reading is £35, offered by Ibis Reading Centre (New Ibis Rooms).
What are the best hotels in Reading near the center?The best hotels near the center of Reading are Novotel Reading Centre, Ibis Reading Centre (New Ibis Rooms) and Blagrave Rooms.
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