Novotel Reading Centre

25B Friar Street Reading Rg1 1Dp, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 1DP  show map
 4 stars
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Novotel Reading Centre

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Archery

 Spa and relaxation

Turkish bath

Steam bath

Overview

Novotel Reading Centre is a 4-star property offering a leisure center and an indoor heated pool in the center of Reading.

It provides good location within close proximity to Madejski Stadium, Reading hindu temple and Coral Reef - Bracknell's Water World. This stylish venue is 1km away from the center of Reading.

5 minutes' walk to Reading train station. Fast access to RAF airport within 40km is provided.

Rooms

This property has 175 airy guestrooms including Standard Family Room, Executive Single Room and Superior Single Room that are appointed with a writing desk, Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe, satellite TV and a minibar. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with bathrobes, a hairdryer and slippers available in all guestrooms.

Eat

A hearty buffet breakfast is served from 07:00 to 11:00. The friendly award-winning restaurant is open from 07:00 until 12:00. Tea can be savored in the coffee bar.

Services

The hotel offers a lift, a safe deposit box and currency exchange for general needs and conference facilities, laptops and a photocopier for corporate travelers.

Relax

A steam room, a sauna and hammam are available on-site. The on-site fitness center comes with a gym and fitness classes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is GBP 12 per day.

Number of floors   13.  Number of rooms   178.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed for a fee
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Activities

  • Archery

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's play area
  • Video games
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Spa center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

25B Friar Street Reading Rg1 1Dp, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 1DP

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City Center
  • Reading
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Reading Train Station
    1000 ft
  • Reading station
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    13
  • Number of rooms:
    178

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Rooms and availability

Novotel Reading Centre Standard Double RoomNovotel Reading Centre Standard Double RoomNovotel Reading Centre Standard Double Room
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
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    Superior Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Queen Size bed or Twin beds
    Size: 260 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Spacious room with a work desk and internet access. Also features a minibar, a private bathroom with free toiletries, and a 32-inch LCD TV.

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      Superior Triple Room
      Bed type: Triple
      Size: 260 sq. feet
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      This triple room has a minibar and seating area

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        Superior Quadruple Room
        Bed type: Quad
        Size: 240 sq. feet
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          Novotel Reading Centre Executive Double RoomNovotel Reading Centre Executive Double RoomNovotel Reading Centre Executive Double RoomNovotel Reading Centre Executive Double Room
          Executive Double Room
          Bed type: Queen Size bed or 3 Queen beds
          Size: 325 sq. feet
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          Large room with Nespresso coffee machine, iPod dock, bathrobe, free internet access and phone calls.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Novotel Reading Centre Reading location
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            Hotel Address:

            25B Friar Street Reading Rg1 1Dp, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 1DP

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            City Center
            • Reading
              1400 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Reading Train Station
              1000 ft
            • Reading station
              1400 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              13
            • Number of rooms:
              178

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReadingNovotel Reading Centre

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • But Is It Art - 400 ft
            • The Lemon Grove Gallery - 700 ft
            • Just Posh Art - 1.9 mi

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 1000 ft

            Places of interest

            • HM Prison - 700 ft
            • Abtei der Kluniazenser - 1400 ft
            • Bridge Boats - 2000 ft
            • Salter's Bros Steamers - 2300 ft
            • Lifespring Church - 1.2 mi

            Train stations

            Shopping areas

            • Oracle Shopping Centre - 2300 ft

            Amusement

            • Shipleys Amusements - 400 ft
            • Quicksilver - 400 ft
            • Vue - 1400 ft
            • Vue Cinemas - 1400 ft
            • American Pool & Snooker - 1700 ft
            • Island Bohemian Club - 2000 ft
            • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 2700 ft
            • TVL Paint Ball Supplies (Weekend Warriors) - 2700 ft
            • BJ's Luxury Bingo - 1.6 mi

            Museums

            • The Museum Of Reading - 400 ft
            • Castle Hill Gallery - 2300 ft
            • Museum Of English Rural Life - 4300 ft
            • The Ure Museum of Greek, Archaeology - 1.1 mi

            Parks

            • Forbury Gardens - 1000 ft
            • The Herb Farm and, Saxon Maze - 1.7 mi

            Theaters

            • The Jelly Leg'D Chicken Arts Centre - 400 ft
            • The Hexagon - 2300 ft
            • Progress Theatre - 1.1 mi

            Local Attractions

            • Gallery Fifty Five - 10.8 mi
              High Street, Hook
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of floors:
                13
              • Number of rooms:
                178

              Hotel Awards

              UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReadingNovotel Reading Centre

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

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              Novotel Reading Centre Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Novotel Reading Centre

              Individual guest reviews

              • Family with children
                6.4

                Good size room, very nice breakfast, convenient for motorway, several restaurants nearby.

                As it was a family celebration ( my husband's 75th birthday ) we paid for 9 of our family to stay there with breakfast. We chose a hotel with a pool so that we could have fun together without having to find other attractions in the neighbourhood ( not much fun to do in Feb ). It was very disappointing to be told that the pool would be closed for most of the day after our arrival for work to be done. We were not told this the evening before. There was nothing for a baby and teenagers to do without this facility ( except for TV !!! )

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                Good location rooms very good ideal for what we wanted

              • Family with children
                10.0

                Brilliant front desk staff, facilities, cleanliness, ambiance,

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                Helpful, friendly staff. Elegant design and furnishings - it looked as though it had been recently refurbished. We only stopped one night as a convenient break between Heathrow and returning home to Cornwall. Close proximity to Reading station was a big advantage.

                One minor quibble: only Sky tv available in the room.

              • Single
                8.8

                location is excellent because its near the attractions and shopping malls and near the train station too.

              • Single
                10.0

                Very comfortable accommodation, with leisure centre facilities, efficiently run, in a very convenient location, at a reasonable price.

                On this occasion the sauna was out of order, which was a pity, but when I mentioned it when leave the staff member dealt with my comment very politely and promised to check the matter immediately.

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                Location is good.

                nice staff but poor service management.

              • Family with children
                9.2

                It was clean and there was every thing that we needed. Staff were nice. Location was good.

                Car parking was more expensive than the ncp and we couldn't find it.

              • Older travelers
                8.8

                very satisfactory

                cooked breakfast was disappointing for me personally. hubby was satisfied enough with it. rest of buffet was excellent

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                Efficient new-style hotel, high standards all round.

              • Single
                8.0

                The Hotel and room were spotlessly clean and the staff were polite and friendly.

                I visited the Hotel on a Saturday night and therefore the adjacent street was busy and noisy until the early hours therefore I did have difficulty sleeping.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                Flexible staff. Nice rooms

                He lift program which seemed to go whereever called if you were in it, rather than to the floor you had requested (eg we've be going down 2 floors and suddenly we's being going up 10 floors instead)

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                Great location, excellent check-in, room was very confortable. In all great value for £59

              • Group of friends
                8.8

                Breakfast was good value, swimming pool and sauna facilities were excellent.

                Would have been nice to have had access to a TV, and not have to pay £15 for access to a TV.

              • Family with children
                10.0

                staff are brilliant, clean rooms, brilliant leisure facilities, good food, great location

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Novotel Reading Centre Reading location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              25B Friar Street Reading Rg1 1Dp, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 1DP

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Reading
                1400 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Reading Train Station
                1000 ft
              • Reading station
                1400 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of floors:
                13
              • Number of rooms:
                178

              Hotel Awards

              UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReadingNovotel Reading Centre

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

              Use Badge

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