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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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.
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.
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.
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Near Prospect Park
Near Reading Central Library
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.
Less than 5 minutes’ drive from Reading town centre, The Lawn Hotel offers free private parking. Reading’s main shopping street, Broad Street, is just 1.5 miles away. With original Victorian features, each en suite bedroom also has a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. A regular bus service stops outside the hotel and takes just 5 minutes to reach the town centre. Reading Rail Station is a 5-minute taxi journey away and central London can be reached in 30 minutes on the train. The Oracle shopping centre is 10 minutes’ drive from The Lawn, as is the M4 motorway. Full English breakfasts are made using fresh ingredients and served in the traditional dining room. Free internet access is available throughout the property.
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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
What are the best hotels to stay in Reading?The best hotels to stay in Reading are Mercure George Hotel Reading, Ibis Reading Centre (New Ibis Rooms) and Novotel Reading Centre.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Reading?Travelodge Reading M4 Eastbound in Reading offers one night in a double room at the price of £28.
What hotels are in the central Reading neighborhood?Novotel Reading Centre, Ibis Reading Centre (New Ibis Rooms) and Blagrave Rooms are located in the central neighborhood of Reading.
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