Novotel Reading Centre

25B Friar Street Reading Rg1 1Dp, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 1DP  show map
 4 stars
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Novotel Reading Centre

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Archery

 Spa and relaxation

Turkish bath

Steam bath

Overview

Novotel Reading Centre is a 4-star property offering a racquetball court and an indoor swimming pool in the center of Reading. Featuring contemporary architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 2006.

It is located 10 minutes' drive from Reading hindu temple, Windsor Castle and Basildon Park. It is set 1km from the center of Reading renowned for Oracle Shopping Centre, Museum of English Rural Life and Forbury Gardens.

The hotel is surrounded by a stadium and restaurants.

Reading train station is a 5-minute walk from the property. It will take 40 minutes to get to RAF airport.

Rooms

All non-smoking guestrooms come with a writing desk, individual climate control, a laptop-size safe, a minibar and LCD flat-screen TV along with a luxurious décor. Guests will enjoy a view of Thames Valley from their rooms. Slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

The hotel serves a hearty breakfast from 06:00 till 10:00. The modern restaurant serves international meals from 07:00 until 12:00. Guests can spend time in the cozy Elements Restaurant And bar serving a wide range of coffee and tea.

Relax

On-site spa options feature a steam room and a sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 12 per day.

Number of floors:   13.  Number of rooms:   178.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed for a fee
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Archery
  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's play area
  • Video games
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

25B Friar Street Reading Rg1 1Dp, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 1DP

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City Center
  • Reading
    400 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Reading Train Station
    300 m
  • Reading station
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    13
  • Number of rooms:
    178

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          Size: 30m2
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          Large room with Nespresso coffee machine, iPod dock, bathrobe, free internet access and phone calls.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Novotel Reading Centre Reading location
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            Hotel Address:

            25B Friar Street Reading Rg1 1Dp, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 1DP

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Reading
              400 m
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Reading Train Station
              300 m
            • Reading station
              400 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              13
            • Number of rooms:
              178

            Hotel Awards

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • But Is It Art - 100 m
            • The Lemon Grove Gallery - 200 m
            • Just Posh Art - 3.1km

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 300 m

            Places of interest

            • HM Prison - 200 m
            • Abtei der Kluniazenser - 400 m
            • Bridge Boats - 600 m
            • Salter's Bros Steamers - 700 m
            • Lifespring Church - 2.0km

            Train stations

            • Reading Train Station - 200 m
            • Reading station - 300 m

            Shopping areas

            • Oracle Shopping Centre - 700 m

            Amusement

            • Shipleys Amusements - 100 m
            • Quicksilver - 100 m
            • Vue - 400 m
            • Vue Cinemas - 400 m
            • American Pool & Snooker - 500 m
            • Island Bohemian Club - 600 m
            • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 800 m
            • TVL Paint Ball Supplies (Weekend Warriors) - 800 m
            • BJ's Luxury Bingo - 2.6km

            Museums

            • The Museum Of Reading - 100 m
            • Castle Hill Gallery - 700 m
            • Museum Of English Rural Life - 1.3km
            • The Ure Museum of Greek, Archaeology - 1.8km

            Parks

            • Forbury Gardens - 300 m
            • The Herb Farm and, Saxon Maze - 2.8km

            Theaters

            • The Jelly Leg'D Chicken Arts Centre - 100 m
            • The Hexagon - 700 m
            • Progress Theatre - 1.8km

            Local Attractions

            • Gallery Fifty Five - 17.3km
              High Street, Hook
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of floors:
                13
              • Number of rooms:
                178

              Hotel Awards

              UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReadingNovotel Reading Centre

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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              Novotel Reading Centre Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Novotel Reading Centre

              Individual guest reviews

              • Family with children
                6.4

                Good size room, very nice breakfast, convenient for motorway, several restaurants nearby.

                As it was a family celebration ( my husband's 75th birthday ) we paid for 9 of our family to stay there with breakfast. We chose a hotel with a pool so that we could have fun together without having to find other attractions in the neighbourhood ( not much fun to do in Feb ). It was very disappointing to be told that the pool would be closed for most of the day after our arrival for work to be done. We were not told this the evening before. There was nothing for a baby and teenagers to do without this facility ( except for TV !!! )

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                Good location rooms very good ideal for what we wanted

              • Family with children
                10.0

                Brilliant front desk staff, facilities, cleanliness, ambiance,

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                Helpful, friendly staff. Elegant design and furnishings - it looked as though it had been recently refurbished. We only stopped one night as a convenient break between Heathrow and returning home to Cornwall. Close proximity to Reading station was a big advantage.

                One minor quibble: only Sky tv available in the room.

              • Single
                8.8

                location is excellent because its near the attractions and shopping malls and near the train station too.

              • Single
                10.0

                Very comfortable accommodation, with leisure centre facilities, efficiently run, in a very convenient location, at a reasonable price.

                On this occasion the sauna was out of order, which was a pity, but when I mentioned it when leave the staff member dealt with my comment very politely and promised to check the matter immediately.

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                Location is good.

                nice staff but poor service management.

              • Family with children
                9.2

                It was clean and there was every thing that we needed. Staff were nice. Location was good.

                Car parking was more expensive than the ncp and we couldn't find it.

              • Older travelers
                8.8

                very satisfactory

                cooked breakfast was disappointing for me personally. hubby was satisfied enough with it. rest of buffet was excellent

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                Efficient new-style hotel, high standards all round.

              • Single
                8.0

                The Hotel and room were spotlessly clean and the staff were polite and friendly.

                I visited the Hotel on a Saturday night and therefore the adjacent street was busy and noisy until the early hours therefore I did have difficulty sleeping.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                Flexible staff. Nice rooms

                He lift program which seemed to go whereever called if you were in it, rather than to the floor you had requested (eg we've be going down 2 floors and suddenly we's being going up 10 floors instead)

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                Great location, excellent check-in, room was very confortable. In all great value for £59

              • Group of friends
                8.8

                Breakfast was good value, swimming pool and sauna facilities were excellent.

                Would have been nice to have had access to a TV, and not have to pay £15 for access to a TV.

              • Family with children
                10.0

                staff are brilliant, clean rooms, brilliant leisure facilities, good food, great location

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Novotel Reading Centre Reading location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              25B Friar Street Reading Rg1 1Dp, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 1DP

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Reading
                400 m
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Reading Train Station
                300 m
              • Reading station
                400 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of floors:
                13
              • Number of rooms:
                178

              Hotel Awards

              UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReadingNovotel Reading Centre

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

              Use Badge