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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hotel is very central in Reading , and only a 2 walk from zed adventures so we booked for its convenience of its location the elevators was very odd they dont work very well , just kept sending to any floor not the one that i as for they allowed to do an early check in which was nice...

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Darren Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. I made a note of your comments with the lifts, and was surprised as you need...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hotel lies very central in Reading and only about 5 mins of walk from the railway station. It was clean and the room as well. It was not the biggest room but it was good for me and the amenities was good. The free WiFi worked well and was stable and i had no problems with connecting my VPN...

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Lennart Dear Rodrigo, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here on business twice in the last year or so, It is central and the rooms are up to date and clean. The overall design is modern but feels sterile. Breakfast is fine. I got woken up by noise in the street several times in the night. Ask for a room away from the street.

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Eric Dumont, Thank you very much for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Novotel Reading Centre. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, General Manager.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel, easy check in and reasonable rooms (oddly set out though). Great location for central Reading with access to a wide variety of shops, Restaurants and pubs. Parking not so easy. On arriving at the hotel I spoke to a lady on reception who gave me the map to get to their own parking. The map had what seemed...

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Eddie, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit. For accessing our car park we recommend post code RG1 1NR in Garrard street, but admittedly driving in Reading as a one way system is not easy. We will be more than happy to reserve a car park...

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got to the Novotel very early in the day (before 9) and was able to check in. I was desperate for a nap after a red eye and the room was so dark and quiet and the bed was comfortable so it was no problem. The location of the hotel was great to wander around and find food and...

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel...

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here as I needed to be in the centre of Reading. The hotel was in a great location, being just around the corner from the Train Station. The staff were helpful. The room was clean and modern looking and everything worked well. I was on the top floor, where it was quiet and I had a good night's...

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel...

Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently spent the weekend here, attending a course which was held in one of the meeting rooms. My room was spacious, comfortable, well lit, quiet and spotlessly clean. There were several helpful features - a small fridge with the tea and coffee making equipment, the hair dryer plugged in to a convenient place, real coat hangers in the wardrobe,...

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed our meeting room facilities, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel...

Amsterdam
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had such a lovely stay here - the staff were friendly. My room was very large and had a wonderful coffee maker and amazing amenities. I love the swimming pool and steam room and sauna - great place to unwind and relax. The breakfast was hot, fresh and delicious.

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying here for the third time. Brilliantly placed, just a two minute walk from the station and in the town centre. Rooms are spacious, clean and quiet. Staff are welcoming, so polite and happy to help. Ladies - the hairdryers are more powerful than those usually provided! By far the best budget hotel!

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Generation 4 star hotel with leisure club located in Reading town centre. Just 2 min. walk from the railway station: 25 min to London Paddington, 30 min Rail-Air link to Heathrow airport, free shuttle to Thames Valley Park. A short drive to the M4, other business parks and Reading FC stadium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Reading Centre

Address: 25B Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $65 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Reading Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 178
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Also Known As:
Novotel Reading Centre Hotel Reading
Accor Reading Centre
Reading Novotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Reading
#2 Green Hotel in Reading
#4 Business Hotel in Reading
#6 Romantic Hotel in Reading
#7 Luxury Hotel in Reading
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“dont sleep on the high street side of the building as night life can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 104darren52, 3 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the street”
 of 5 bubbles ericdumont, 4 days ago | Read review
“I asked for a room at the back of the hotel on a high floor - having read previous reviews. I was on the ninth floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Connorpm, 1 week ago | Read review
“No slippers available but overall clean and space full room. TV screen with faulty colours. ”
 of 5 bubbles rodrigoj934, 1 week ago | Read review
“the top floors have a good view generally a quite hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 2014marie2014, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
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