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Ibis Reading Centre

4.0 of 5 25 A. Friar St. | Reading Station, Reading RG1 1DP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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South Yorkshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I'm a frequent business traveller and stayed here recently. Does exactly what is says on the tin really, no more - no less. I found the bed really comfortable, and overall presented great value and location - but the highlight was a fantastic breakfast. The Pitcher and Piano on the opposite corner is great for a bite to eat in... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Super fast check-in (had the option of check-in online but we didn't need it), super fast check-out, friendly welcome, asked if we wanted a room on a lower or higher floor. Clean room, not the huge luxury but that's what we expected with the Ibis. Good location for our transfer to Heathrow airport, free wifi. Better experience than in the... More 

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AnneDubruille, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Luxxie 1983 We are delighted to have been part of your stay in Reading, My team and I are glad you a comfortable room, and enjoyed our service, I will share your feedback with them Best regards, Anne Dubruille Generla Manager More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an Ibis (sorry - 'ibis') hotel, and they all seem to be very similiar - minimal public space, standardised bedrooms, standardised menus (we'll come back to that in a minute), pleasant staff, clean (and generally quiet) rooms, costing just a tad more than they should (but Premier Inn are much more guilty of this...). If you book online... More 

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AnneDubruille, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Clarsach So glad you had an enjoyable time at ibis Reading Centre! As you mentioned our food offer is our snack menu, which is available 24 hours, and can indeed be served in our bar area or in your room, we offer a tray collection service. We offer our cheapest rates online, on ibishotel.com, where our prepaid rates are... More 

Leiria, Portugal
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very well located, 5 min walking from reading train station, ideal for those travelling with trains. Staff is nice and competent, seems to be completely redecorated with style. The room and breakfast is what you expect from a Ibis (good, spacious and very well cleaned rooms). The only downsize is the price (150€/night), but apparently it seems... More 

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AnneDubruille, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback, I am sorry that you found the cost of your stay at the hotel to be expensive. I’m afraid that pricing in hotels (whether ours or other brands’) follows the laws of supply and demand, and we work on a similar basis to low cost airlines. Prices therefore become dependant on... More 

kent
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the misfortune of staying at this hotel recently for one night. Although the price was reasonable and it was central, there is very little else positive i can say about it. I found it utterly appalling that everytime i returned to my room, my electronic key didn't work. I had to go back down to reception three times.... More 

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AnneDubruille, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest I’m so sorry that you were disappointed by your experience saying with us at ibis hotel in Reading. I appreciate the feedback and rest assured that we take all comments very seriously. We are looking into the matter, Yours sincerely, Anne Dubruille General Manager More 

Pambula, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the Ibis Hotel for its closeness to Reading Railway . Only a short walk. Admitting we booked the property 3 nights in advance we were unable to secure a discount rate - A Thursday night in winter ? . The room was very clean but tiny . The pod bathroom was a unusual , like showering in a... More 

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AnneDubruille, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for posting your comments. I appreciate your comments about the room price, and should you wish to book cheaper rates, they are available online on our website ibishotel.com We appreciate all feedback very much and the team and I look forward to welcoming you back at the ibis hotel in Reading. Kind regards Anne Dubruille General... More 

London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like mattresses the thickness of tissues, nonexistent pillows, a hot stuffy room, adults and children screaming up and down the corridor at 6am, every time you leave the room your electronic room key fails to open the door on your return so you have a joyous trip back to reception where the staff are rude and unhelpful then... More 

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AnneDubruille, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Kate C Many thanks for posting your comments. I appreciate your feedback and concerns regarding noise and the key. I am surprised about your comments regarding the pillows. There are 2 pillows on each bed, and we also have spare pillows in the wardrobe, Our staff is always happy to rekey a new key card should your key not... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night as we were going to an event in the town. It's a budget hotel with some free chocolates when you arrive, so don't expect too much more than that! It's close to the station, and there are regularly taxis going down the street outside. After spending five years living in Reading, there isn't really much to explore,... More 

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AnneDubruille, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear I’m very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I am glad you enjoyed the chocolates, and the location, I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards Anne Dubruille General Manager More 

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Address: 25 A. Friar St. | Reading Station, Reading RG1 1DP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ibis Reading Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 182
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