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Indoor pool
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In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.2 out of 5 Very good
996 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Pet Friendly
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationJohn Lewis Reading2 min walk
Popular LocationOracle4 min walk
Popular LocationForbury Gardens4 min walk
AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)45 min drive

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  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Single Beds

About this area

Reading

In the city centre and near a train station, Novotel Reading Centre is in an area with good shopping. Reading Museum and Town Hall and Museum of English Rural Life are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Caversham Golf Club and Stanlake Park Wine Estate. Travelling with kids? Consider Lagoona Park, or check out an event or a game at Madejski Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • John Lewis Reading - 2 min walk
  • Oracle - 4 min walk
  • Forbury Gardens - 4 min walk
  • Reading Abbey Ruins - 7 min walk
  • Royal Berkshire Hospital - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Reading Station - 3 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow) - 45 min drive

Restaurants

  • GourmetBar — 1 min walk
  • Oakford Social Club - 3 min walk
  • Bill's cafe produce store & restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Valpy Street - 4 min walk
  • The Alehouse - 4 min walk

About this property

Novotel Reading Centre

Family-friendly Reading hotel in Reading City Centre, walk to Oracle
A restaurant, an indoor pool and a fitness centre are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, coffee/tea in a common area and 24-hour room service. All 179 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, 24-hour room service and LCD TVs. Separate bathtubs and showers, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Novotel Reading Centre offers 179 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower and hairdryers.

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

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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 ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
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

  • Covered self parking: GBP 18 per day
  • Electric car charging station
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • To-go breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10 AM on weekdays and 7 AM–11 AM on weekends: GBP 12.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Czech
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Meeting 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 business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 21-inch LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

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 to-go breakfast: GBP 12.00 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self-parking fee: GBP 18 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Novotel Hotel Reading Centre
Novotel Reading Centre
Accor Reading Centre
Novotel Reading Centre Hotel Reading
Reading Novotel
Novotel Reading Centre Hotel
Accor Reading Centre
Reading Novotel
Novotel Reading Centre Hotel
Novotel Reading Centre Reading
Novotel Reading Centre Hotel Reading

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Novotel Reading Centre and receive a full refund?
Yes, Novotel Reading Centre offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Novotel Reading Centre cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Novotel Reading Centre?
As of 26 Sep 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Novotel Reading Centre on 1 Oct 2020 start from £64, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Novotel Reading Centre have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is Novotel Reading Centre pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of GBP 10 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at Novotel Reading Centre?
Self-parking is available for GBP 18 per day. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Novotel Reading Centre?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at Novotel Reading Centre?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Novotel Reading Centre located?
This family-friendly Reading hotel is located in the shopping district, within a 5-minute walk of John Lewis Reading and Oracle. Royal Berkshire Hospital and University of Reading are also within 2 miles (3 km). Reading Station is only a 3-minute walk and Reading West Station is 16 minutes.
4.2
Very good
996 reviews
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The staff and the room are spectacular! I wish the separate toilet had a sink - but that’s a personal gripe 😂
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Lovely welcome from hotel reception we stayed during heat wave and the heat in the room was terrific window only opened about 4inches but still no air . The bed was comfy and a good size had room with a sofa which was also comfy but heat would put us off another stay
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

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