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Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading

4.0 of 5 Caversham Bridge Richfield Ave, Reading RG1 8BD, England (Formerly Holiday Inn)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is relatively small but nice setting, interior and cool rive Thames bank at the rear.When I visited, the reception and dinning area had been decorated for a party. Looked very nice. Nicely appointed rooms for the lowest price. Walking distance from the Reading station. At the back you can walk or ride by the riverside, I think, and row... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thought that I would just do a quick review as we don't always do the normal hotels just the Exceptional or the bad. Just a really nice place very Clean,Comfortable Good breakfast,big pool, Reasonable priced drinks, Friendly Staff Just all round good old fashioned value for money that is at the rate I paid.

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Ashish J, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks for your your lovely review. I am happy to see that we have exceeded your expectations in all areas and that you couldn't fault anything about your stay! I am absolutely certain that you will come and stay with us in the future, so, we are looking forward to your next visit. Regards Ashish Jha Operations Manager More 

La Jolla, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Of all the hotels in Reading for business travel I found this to have the best rates. It is close to the railway (about 10 minute walk) and has a very nice professional gym with lots of equipment. The rooms are updated with US, USB and UK adapters so you can charge up anything. This is a great little value... More 

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Ashish J, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Guest We, at the Crowne Plaza Reading, thrive ourselves in exceeding the expectations of our guests, be it a business or a leisure guest. I conclude from your comments that the rates were competitive alongside the good value. Once again, many thanks for your positive review and we are looking forward to your next visit. Ashish Jha Operations Manager More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am writing this while sat In bed in this hotel. We arrived last night for 2 nights having come over from Portugal to visit family and friends. We booked a suite which is a great room with fantastic views of the river. The room has a large terrace which would be great in the summer but very tired looking... More 

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Ashish J, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Guest First and foremost, I am disappointed and apologetic about your poor stay experience at the Crowne Plaza Reading. Unfortunately, on that particular day we had few functions at the Hotel, we do our best to keep the noise levels low and allocate the rooms on the inner part of the Hotel, we also endeavour to inform about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow met our expectations and more. I have a two year old who was warmly welcomed together with my other friends with children. We were presented with beautiful sandwiches and cakes along with a delicious mountain of clotted cream. Tea and coffee was in ample supply too. It felt fantastic to be waited on by helpful and very friendly staff,... More 

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Ashish J, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear HSmiffy Thanks for recognising the efforts of the Team here, we at the Crowne Plaza Reading are really thrilled to get this fantastic review! I have shared your comments with Ram (Head Chef) and Peter (F&B Manager) that work alongside a very passionate team and deliver an exceptional product and service; they are certainly delighted to be recognised. See... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is situated in a decent place, about 15 min walk from the train station and town center. It has a nice surround, next to the River. Rooms are ok, little small. asked for a double bed, but got 2 singles, and more baby size singles. desk chair is proper annoying it leans back without any way to support your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my mum have just returned from a lovely weekend here.... Highly recommend a room with balcony and overlooking the Thames. Majority of staff were friendly and helpful. Think his name was Gareth.. He was amazing... Very helpful, couldn't do enough for you and just one of those people that really care!breakfast was lovely... In restuarant and we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed twice for extended time period and just good not be more pleased with location, room and most of all the staff. The reception personnel, the gym/spa staff and the dining room staff are great. We look forward to returning many timesl

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time staying at this hotel, got a cracking price for a one night business stay. Very spacious rooms, comfortable bed. Gym was good along with the steam room. Good way to relax after a hard days work. Evening meal was ok together with choices for breakfast. Reading train station nearby with links straight through to London. Only downside is... More 

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cheshire
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26 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed a night whilst visiting my daughter who's at Reading university. Pluses Easy checkin Staff friendly Free parking Beds comfortable and rooms a decent size Good breakfast Access to leisure facilities...pool,spa pool,sauna and steam room Negatives Minor irritations but nonetheless important and if addressed would make the hotel much improved Only one robe in room Ordered room service from... More 

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Address: Caversham Bridge Richfield Ave, Reading RG1 8BD, England (Formerly Holiday Inn)
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading 4*
Number of rooms: 113
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Reading
Reading Crowne Plaza
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Reading
#8 Romantic Hotel in Reading
#8 Business Hotel in Reading

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