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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing

Guest reviews

4.2 out of 5 Very good
552 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Spa
Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationForbury Gardens17 min walk
Popular LocationJohn Lewis Reading18 min walk
Popular LocationOracle20 min walk
AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)47 min drive

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  • Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
  • Club Room, 1 Double Bed (Club)

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsClub Room, 1 Double Bed (Club)
  • Deluxe Room

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility)
  • Executive Room, 2 Single Beds

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsExecutive Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Superior Room, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, Balcony

About this area

Reading

Located in Reading, Crowne Plaza Reading is in the city centre and near a train station. Oracle and Broad Street Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Mapledurham Country Park and Chiltern Hills. Lagoona Park and Beale Park are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Forbury Gardens - 17 min walk
  • John Lewis Reading - 18 min walk
  • Reading Abbey Ruins - 19 min walk
  • Oracle - 20 min walk
  • Royal Berkshire Hospital - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Reading Station - 14 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow) - 47 min drive

Restaurants

  • Acqua — 1 min walk
  • Acqua Bar — 1 min walk
  • Picasso - 4 min walk
  • Thai Table - 5 min walk
  • The Griffin - 5 min walk

About this property

Crowne Plaza Reading

4-star spa hotel near Oracle
A full-service spa, a restaurant and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 122 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include minibars and coffee makers.
Crowne Plaza Reading offers 122 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Reading hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.
Revive has 5 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps and manicures and pedicures.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: GBP 16.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business centre
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 5 treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 16.95 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading
Crowne Plaza Reading
Reading Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel
Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel
Crowne Plaza Reading Reading
Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel Reading

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Crowne Plaza Reading and receive a full refund?
Yes, Crowne Plaza Reading offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Crowne Plaza Reading cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Crowne Plaza Reading have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is Crowne Plaza Reading pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Crowne Plaza Reading?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Crowne Plaza Reading?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at Crowne Plaza Reading?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Crowne Plaza Reading located?
Located in the heart of Reading, this spa hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Broad Street Mall and Oracle. Royal Berkshire Hospital and University of Reading are also within 3 miles (5 km). Reading Station is 14 minutes by foot and Reading West Station is 20 minutes.
4.2
Very good
552 reviews
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

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Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
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Nice scenic location. Good eating places within walking distance. I enjoyed the hotel breakfast. Friendly and helpful staff
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with partner
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Excellent location and great staff service. A few niggles: lift not working properly and handbasin did not drain …. eventually fixed. Breakfast not great. Both breakfasts had to be sent back: one stone cold and one with grey scrambled egg. Overall a good hotel that has the potential to be great.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

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