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Novotel Reading Centre

4.0 of 5 25b Friar Street, Reading RG11DP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel has a fantastic location and friendly staff. It is 3 minutes walk from the railway station and less than 10 minutes walk from city center. The rooms are spacious and well furnished but my room was a bit cold, so I asked them for a heater and they brought it right away. They also offer complementary wifi connection.... 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 am glad that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Novotel Reading in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic! Rooms are massive and beautifully decorated. The breakfast buffet is excellent and I would suggest if this is not included in your rate, book on arrival as it's half price 8.00. We ate here one night and the food was very good and service exceptional. The position is perfect for train and town centre. The one small issue was... More 

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Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. I am glad that you really enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked an executive room,with breakfast included. Nice room, lots of space,good heating controls,big bed. Excellent bath and shower. Breakfast was big and tasty. Coffee maker,mini fridge and bath robes nice extras. Good value and nice stay.

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Dear Guest I have shared your feedback with the team and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose here because a number of years ago I stayed and it was good. Not so now I'm afraid. Firstly staffs were friendly and the bedroom was nice. After that it went downhill. The place felt disorganised. I ordered dinner with the internet booking. 3 times I had to return to reception and eventually go to the 10th floor... More 

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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. I am of course dissapointed that you did not enjoy your stay and I will certainly address the areas you raise with the team here as I know that your experience does not reflect the usual level of service we provide. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

norbury, london
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stay here every year for a couple of nights just after new year to relax before getting back to work/school. The service was very good as usual and the breakfast is great, buffet style English with fruit, yoghurt, cereal, etc. the rooms are clean and comfortable and the location is brilliant just a stones throw from all the shops... More 

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for your feedback. I am glad that you enjoy our central location and the hotel overall. It is true that we no longer have the pay movies as we have upgraded all our TV's to 32" screens and the new TV's do not have the pay movies on them. As always, the extra toiletries are available... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this Hotel in between Christmas and the New Year. Ideally placed 4mins walk from the Station. Great for Shopping. The room was very clean. The Staff were so helpful. having trouble with our key they traveled up to us to sort things. The breakfast buffet was lovely, the Waiting Staff were excellent. All in all this Hotel has the... More 

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for your feedback and I am truly glad that you enjoyed your stay. I will certainly share your comments with the team and we hope to welcome you back to Novotel Reading in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were attending a friends birthday in Central Reading, we were able to find a very good weekend rate at the Novotel in Reading, which is situated right in the centre. On arrival we used the Novotel car park, although it is difficult to find (no signs) and has a very limited spaces we were able to... More 

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

Dear Steve Thank you for your feedback and I will share it with the team here. Especially Patricia who I agree is a credit to the team here. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Centrally located, this nice clean hotel offers good value for money. A reasonable sized room with a big comfy bed and a sofa bed too. Breakfast was plentiful and the pool, steam room and sauna were clean, well maintained and enjoyable. Only downside is the parking but if you ask at the desk you get it cheaper.

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

Dear Nicola Thank you for your feedback and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. Indeed we have an arrangement with the nearby NCO carpark and our guests can park for 24 hours at a discounted £10 instead of the usual £20. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Plymouth
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here New Years Eve and was very impressed. Rooms were spotlessly clean and had everything required, tea making facilities, hair dryer and even an iron and ironing board. Our room was on the tenth floor and considering it was New Years Eve we never heard a thing! A great nights sleep. Would definately stay here again as great central... More 

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for leaving your feedback and I will certainly share it with the team here. We hope to welcome you back to Novotel Reading again. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were friendly. Rooms were clean, styling was average for hotels these days. Nice to have a pool, a shame its so small and no flow so makes lengths more or less pointless. The biggest disappointing part was the parking costs. We pulled into the hotel car park on our first night, unloaded and left of the NCP as the... More 

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

Dear Greg Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and I am glad that overall you enjoyed your stay. Being a city centre hotel we have very limited parking ourselves, and this is available at £14 per 24 hours. When our carpark is full, our guests park in the nearby NCP carpark just 2 minutes walk away.... More 

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Address: 25b Friar Street, Reading RG11DP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Reading Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 178
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Accor Reading Centre
Reading Novotel
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