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Novotel Reading Centre

#10 of 33 Hotels in Reading
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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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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was our second stay at this hotel in reading. Lovely hotel, clean room, friendly staff but unfortunately it was very uncomfortable to sleep as the room was too warm even with all cold air on. Would stay again but it would need to be cooler.

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County Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just home from a 4 night stay in Novotel Reading Centre with My Husband and Two Boys (3 & 7yrs old). The room was very comfortable, My Boys especially loved the bath. They also loved the pool, X Box & kids area The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We would definately stay here again.

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your thoughts on here. I’m glad you enjoyed your visit, and I hope we can welcome you back to Novotel in Reading very soon. Kind regards, Magdalena Fohue, Front Office Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
15 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel as we were running the reading half marathon. I liked being able to check-in in advance and that I received a text when my room was ready. (Which was before I arrived) The room was perfectly adequate and had everything we needed. Great water pressure in the shower, beds were comfortable. There is a small... More 

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

Thanks for leaving your thoughts here. The team and I are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we’ve taken note of your comments. Rest assured we will address them. Kind regards, Magdalena Fohue, Front Office Manager More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this hotel as we were attending a function in the town center so it was perfect. Check in was quick and staff were welcoming. The rooms were a good size, clean and modern. My only gripe was that we booked an executive room and had friends that also booked this hotel who had a standard room and there weren't... More 

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

Dear Zoe Thank you for your feedback and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. Our Executive rooms benefit from many extra facilities such as bathrobes & slippers, a Nespresso coffee machine, complimentary mineral water, upgraded toiletries, hi-speed internet access. We hope to welcome you back to Novotel Reading in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for for one night with a group of 6. Went to reading to watch a reading game and then have a night out. Pre Booked parking very close to the hotel, took a short taxi from right outside the hotel to the football ground and it couldn't have been easier. The hotel is well located for a night out... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the bedroom and kind staff also love the hot shower as stay hot shower for 30mims. Very good access 5mins walk to Reading Station also good area of shopping high street. This hotel got Free WIFI & Free swimming for members from 6am to 10pm.

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

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

Brighton, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
20 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night on a recent trip to reading. The hotel does exactly what it says on the label.The rooms are large with very comfortable beds and sofas. We found the separate toilet and bathroom a bit unusual but it's not a complaint just an observation. A nice touch is the pool and spa area,quite unusual in this... 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 and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. You are right in that the Reading road system can be a challenge to negotiate but if coming again, please use postcode RG1 1NR which will bring you to our car park. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ideally located in Reading City Centre. Used twice on a Saturday night before the last 2 years Reading Half marathon. The rooms are modern and clean, the inclusion of USB wall chargers and bluetooth speaker to use is also a nice touch. As part of your stay your also get complimentary use of the leisure facilities which includes swimming pool,... More 

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

Dear Ryan Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay again. We hope to see you again for the half marathon next year. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the hotel the night before running the Reading Half Marathon. I paid a bit extra for an executive room and asked for a quiet room , hoping to get a good night's sleep. Our room on the 9th floor delivered on that front - I hardly heard a thing and slept well on a very comfortable bed.... 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 glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again for the half marathon next year! Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

portsmouth
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in the town centre and great for public transport, we booked an executive room for a small premium and were very happy with the room facilities. The only concern really was that the shower tended to splash water on the bathroom floor as it had no door (by design). The view from the room was pretty much... More 

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Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback and we hope to welcome you back next year for the half-marathon again! Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager More 

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