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Novotel Reading Centre

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Requested a quiet room as knew the hotel was central and with it being a Saturday night would be busy. Check in was fast, room was clean although a little small compared to similar price ranges. Bathrooms was very small mistaken for a cupboard. Room was for 3 adults, advised hotel before arrival via email and requested facilities in room... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel situated in centre of Reading close to stations. Very helpfull and friendly staff, nice for conferences or short stay in city. Close to centre and easy to go shopping. Check out very fast

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Thank mhood27
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I've stayed in this hotel every week for almost one year.. It has become my second home.. Fantastic friendly staff at reception, bar and restaurant.. Mariana, kasha, atila, pilar, gabor, Anna, leela, Ewa, daniel, urlik and soo many others that made my and my colleagues feel very welcomed :)

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

Dear Ali, Thank you very much for your kind review. It is very much appreciated and I can assure you that my team will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. They already shared your comments between them. I look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille General Manager More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very clean, modern hotel with bath, shower and separate toilet. The staff were very friendly and helpful, asked for more milk for our tea and the guy on reception went and got us a small jug of fresh milk:) The only problem was I found the room quite hot as the air con was not that cold and noticed more... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Novotel Reading. I have made a note of your comments regarding the temperature in the room, and would like to let you know that we have rooms located at the back of the hotel, where it is not so hot. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice enough room but lots of outside noise despite being on 8th floor! When I arrived i was asked if I wanted to park in hotel carpark which I did, it was not mentioned at the time of hotel charge for this only when checking out did I realise that bill had been increased by £14 when I questioned this... More 

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for your comments. We appreciate all feedback and are glad you enjoyed your stay. I’ll look into the points your raised personally regarding the car park and I will retrain the team accordingly, and in the meantime, I hope we can welcome you back to the Novotel Reading very soon. Kind regards Anne Dubruille General Manager More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good, comfortable beds and very helpful and polite staff. back bedrooms good comfortable and quite, front bedrooms can get a little noisy from being on a high street. breakfast a bit expensive if not included. otherwise, very good.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. For your information we have rooms at the back of the hotel, please do not hesitate to request them to our friendly staff. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit. I look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille General Manager More 

Hastings
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a spacious, clean, disabled room on the 6th floor and everything in the room was A1 perfection. Pools, sauna, steam room, showers and changing facilities extremely nice, get a 9/10 from me. Dropped a point because I prefer there to be a member of staff within eye and ear shot of the pool, for safety when swimming alone,... More 

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

Dear Helena Thank you very much for taking the time to write your feedback further your stay with us. I was extremely sorry to hear about the non delivered message to your friend, and please let me assure you this is not a true reflection of which Novotel prides itself. I have personally addressed this with the team member concerned... More 

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this establishment just for 1 night. The room was very good size with comfortable bed and tidy. All you actually need on business trip. Little minibar and safe,Tv and free Wifi is available. The breakfast was not included in price..such a shame.

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

Dear guest, 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 Dubruille General Manager More 

portsmouth
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35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights for a weekend break. The hotel is central to everything and walking distance to the oracle shopping centre as well as high street shops on the doorstep. Our room was very spacious clean and modern. The bed was very firm. Nice to have a seperate shower which was always providing hot water immediately. Lovely... More 

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the review. We always welcome feedback and my team and I are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Novotel Reading Centre. I am glad you enjoyed the facilities in our Leisure Centre. I hope we can be part of your future travel plans. Kind regards Anne Dubruille General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stayed at this amazing hotel, upon arrival we were greeted with a smile and they were expecting us! I requested upon booking two rooms that were interconnecting rooms, unfortunately this request was not forwarded to the hotel; as compensation we were offered complimentary full breakfast for the adults (children ate free) and car parking! Bedroom was... More 

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

Dear Sandra, Many thanks for the review. We always welcome feedback and my team and I are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Novotel Reading Centre. I am glad you enjoyed the facilities in our Leisure Centre. I hope we can be part of your future travel plans. Kind regards Anne Dubruille General Manager More 

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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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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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 RG11DP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $83 - $230 (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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