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Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Pleasant stay, close to our event .Rooms were comfortable well equipped. Had a double room with sofa bed. Air conditioned rooms. The only thing during our stay was the ice machines were out of order on both floors, but we were able to get some from the restaurant. Lovely breakfast full and continental , Staff were friendly .

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights are 4 days in Crown Plaza, Reading. Rooms are good & some kind of specious. Bed is comfortable. Bathroom flush was horrible though. Very very hard to press for kids. Why cant you change it to something easy & common? Location is just SUPERB. Pink Bus (24) comes directly from the city centre - what else... More 

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Suma, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very well done, simple but felt like good quality. The staff were all helpful and friendly as I recall. The breakfast I was very impressed with. My only real issue is the dinner. For one thing you are sat in a massive hallway. I had a view of the reception desk and people coming and going. The... More 

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We apologize for the inconveniences you faced during your stay, as that is not up to our normal standards. We will share your feedback with our staff and make the necessary changes. We hope you choose to stay with us again, so we can show you our true level of... More 

Brasschaat, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was one night in the hotel and a basic room which was in great order. Liked the location, especially the outdoor terrace is great with a view over the Thames. There is an onsite gym with swimming pool in the building where guest have free access too. Good big pool, so feels great to go for a swim. In the... More 

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Dirk, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, More 

high wycombe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not untypical to meet in a hotel for a business meeting. This one is pretty good better than most, secure parking , lots of comfy chairs non intrusive relatively quite and goods amenities such as wifi access(easy) coffee((Starbucks) lunch menu simple range through to a more refined one. Easy to get to from central Reading (train station is 8... More 

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear bluefruit45, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our wedding was held here in August 2016, and I have nothing but great things to say about the hotel, the staff, the service, the location and the organisation. The wedding guests and ourselves were looked after immaculately from start to finish. Luisa and Lyndsey did a great job in ensuring everything ran smoothly from start to finish. The waiters,... More 

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Davidbennett80, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, More 

Chantilly, Virginia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for 10 nights during a transition to move overseas. First the good stuff: - The fitness center is so well-equipped, I canceled my local gym membership early because the hotel had more than what I needed. - I was upgraded to an executive room which had a gorgeous view and a balcony. - The breakfasts were very well... More 

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the room conditions. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. We value your comments and welcome the opportunity to serve you again. Best Regards More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is excellent, staff very friendly, nothing to much effort, excellent information passed on by staff, very nice room, free Wi-Fi, secure free, parking nice swimming pool and health spar, food excellent, both evening and breakfast.

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spacious, clean and fairly well equipped rooms. Staff really friendly and helpful. Location is great, backing on to the Thames; perfect for an early evening walk or run, with Caversham just over the bridge and Reading town centre ten mins away. Bar not open 24hrs, but there is a 24hr garage with off license over the road, if you find... More 

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear king_of_muffins, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night at the Crowne Plaza as we had a wedding to attend in Reading the following day. The hotel is set right by the river and has large balconies giving a very nice view. You can step out of the hotel and walk right along the river and into the town centre just a few minutes away.... More 

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear AxsMan, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and we will be looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 4 star hotel in the heart of Reading on the banks of the River Thames provides a tranquil venue easily accessible from the M4, London Heathrow Airport and London Paddington Station. We offer 200 complimentary parking spaces on site. The local area offers the Oracle shopping centre and Vue Cinema, an array of restaurants, the Thames Valley Business Park, Green Park and Madjeski Football Stadium (home of Reading Football Club).As a guest at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Reading you have full access to the Revive Health Club and Spa with indoor pool. The modern spa offers a wide selection of Elemis treatments. Bedrooms at the Crowne Plaza Reading are spacious with soft and earthy decor, seriously comfy beds with work desks and high speed internet access. Our Acqua Restaurant serves modern British cuisine sourced from local suppliers. You can also enjoy a lighter or healthier meal in the lobby bar or terrace overlooking the River Thames. 24HR Room Service is also available for those guests arriving late or departing early The Caversham Business Suite is a self contained Meeting Centre for conferences and private dining. All rooms offer natural daylight and a private terrace overlooking the River Thames. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading is an ideal wedding venue licensed for Civil Ceremonies and can cater for banqueting or private parties in Reading for up to 180 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading

Address: Caversham Bridge Richfield Avenue, Reading RG1 8BD, England (Formerly Holiday Inn)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $103 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading 4*
Number of rooms: 113
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Reading
Reading Crowne Plaza
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Reading
#8 Romantic Hotel in Reading
#8 Business Hotel in Reading
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