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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for two nights for work and it was fine. The room was clean, big enough and had free wifi. There was strange decoration in the lobby and lifts area and for some reason they wrap the duvet under the matress on all four sides, but it is central for the railway station and restaurants and was perfectly good... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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204 reviews 204 reviews
74 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here and found staff not very helpful or friendly.Breakfast was poor-with items missing and a long wait for replenishment of items.Rooms quite small .Same group as Novotel next door-spend the extra and stay there!Location very good-close to rail station and shops.

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

Dear Guest 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 they have been addressed since you last stayed with us in March 2014. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille General Manager More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You basically get what you'd expect from an Ibis, they all pretty much look the same & are to the same spec. Room had everything you'd need for an overnight stay, basic, but clean etc. Wifi in the room. The hotel is in a good, central location. Walking distance of the train station. Buffet style breakfast was good. Evening food... More 

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

Dear Lesley G Many thanks for the positive comments, I’m happy we were able to make your stay with us so enjoyable. I am glad you enjoyed our location, and our breakfast. I hope we can welcome you back to the ibis Reading Centre again very soon Kind regards Anne Dubruille General Manager More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff very friendly and helpful. Room clean on arrival although lino floor not swept daily. Breakfast was good but could be improved by making fried eggs available. Overall for a business stopover this hotel is very well situated in the centre of Reading.

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

Dear Guest, My team and I very much appreciate your kind words, and we’re glad to have been a part of your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back at ibis hotel Reading Centre. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, General Manager More 

golden25
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value, great showers, narrow beds. Good breakfast, good location, very noisy at night-time with people returning from a night out. Lifts are on a swipe card system and are very temperamental. Got a bit annoying. Would stay again though if on the sauce in Reading again!

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your kind review. It is much appreciated and I can assure you that my team will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I do appreciate your comments regarding our lifts, and the swipe card, but we care for the safety and security of our guests,thus a key card is required... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like any other Ibis properties, the rooms here are small as any other in the category. Having said that, the rooms are clean and one cannot ask for more. The hotel is centrally located and whatever you could possibly ask for - train station, bus station, the market, church etc, is all close by. The staff is just to the... More 

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

Dear Mshivkumar Thank you very much for leaving us your thoughts there, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, Best regards Anne More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

What a lovely hotel to stay in. The room was clean and tidy and the shower room was spotless. The staff were polite and friendly. Before we went out for the evening we spoke to reception as the shower gel in our room was running low and straight away she went and got us some more. I can't fault the... More 

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

Dear Amy Many thanks for the review. We always welcome feedback and my team and I are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at ibis Reading. I hope we can be part of your future travel plans. Kind regards, Anne More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The Ibis is centrally located in the heart of Reading. The train Station is a 2 min walk. Coming by car you have to use a nearby NCP car park. The reception will validate your ticket so it's only £10 rather than £20 for a days parking. The rooms are very clean, compact but with everything you need. The staff... More 

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

Dear Mark Many thanks for posting your comments. We appreciate all feedback very much and the team and I look forward to welcoming you back at ibis Reading. Kind regards, Anne More 

Al Muharraq, Bahrain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stayed for one night. Choice of three different floor heights / views, on arrival. Liked security: room swipe key needed to operate lifts. Staff friendly, helpful and welcoming. Room clean and bed very comfortable. Wi-fi excellent. Hairdryer plus tea / coffee in room. I showed up an hour before breakfast finished and was very impressed: fresh, moist scrambled eggs, freshly... More 

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

Dear Sir I’m very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. 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 More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We stayed here overnight with family on a Travelstyle trip to LEGOLAND. The hotel staff were lovely and check-in dealt with very quickly. The room had everything we required and was big enough for the three beds. We had an included meal at the Novotel next door in the evening which was lovely and we were surprised how much choice... More 

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

Dear Ms Marilyn Many thanks for the positive comments, I’m happy we were able to make your stay with us so enjoyable. I hope we can welcome you back to the ibis Reading again very soon. Hope you have enjoyed your day in LEGOLAND. Kind regards Anne 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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