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Novotel Reading Centre

#12 of 33 Hotels in Reading
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent the final night of our vacation here before catching the RailAir coach to Heathrow for a morning flight home. Very conveniently located for the purpose, about a 5-minute walk from the station, easily done with luggage in tow. (We picked up and dropped our rental car in Reading: Enterprise Car Rental dropped us at the hotel.) Walked the... More 

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear David Thanks for your feedback and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and found our location good for your flight. We hope to see you again next time you fly. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Comfortable town hotel, staff friendly, good quality breakfast, excellent very fast free wi fi connection. Not good for parking. The public multi storey car park old, smelly and expensive! Go by train!

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback and I agree that we are very well located for arriving by train. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a few days for a training course held in the hotel. The facilities for the training were good and the rooms were suitable for business travelers, Free, good standard wifi is available in public areas and bedrooms. Staff service is good, food is good quality. Location is perfect for train travel and locality to city centre bars... More 

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Nick Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I am glad that your stay went well and we hope to see you again in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as a part of a trip to Wimbledon organised with a coach company... People - friendly couldn't do enough to help at check in and breakfast Food - amazing buffet breakfast plenty to choose from but not enough seats for all guests to sit down. If you want a seat get to breakfast early. Room - very... More 

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback and I will share it with the team here. We hope to welcome you back to Novotel Reading in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After many times waking up at 4am to get to reading for airsoft there is now a deal between the airsoft organisers and Novotel. For £50 you are only a 5min walk away from site and the quality of the hotel is amazing. Great comfort and amazing fitness centre with pool. Friendly staff and good quality food. Will defiantly be... More 

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Rob Thank you for your feedback and it is great that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again at Novotel Reading. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a Brit now living abroad and this hotel has become my regular place to stay in the UK. Getting to Reading is so so easy from Heathrow and Novotel has the perfect location right in the town centre with a short walk to the train station for easy trips into London and further afield. The rooms are comfortable, with... More 

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words and it is always a pleasure to welcome you. We look forward to seeing you on your next stay. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall it was okay location is in the heart of Reading which is fine but parking at the hotel is almost non-existent. You'll probably end up paying around £15 a day parking in the NCP car park around the corner. We booked a multiple number of rooms which did seem to confuse checking in housekeeping staff alike, as half of... More 

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall it was ok. Location is in the centre of Reading which is fine but parking at the hotel is almost non-existent. You will probably end up paying around £15 a day parking in the NCP car park around the corner. We had booked a multiple number of rooms which did seem to confuse the Check In and Housekeeping staff... More 

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Dear Curious Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and I will certainly share it with the team here. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here numerous times whether for business or leisure, the hotel manager has always been helpful and polite inclusive of helping me get my loyalty card set up and running. Due to this fantastic service my family are coming to Reading to celebrate my birthday this coming Saturday July 11th and I've decided to book us all in the Novotel,... More 

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Danny Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your past stays and we look forward to giving you another great experience this coming weekend. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

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