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Penzance
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me, my partner and son stayed at this hotel from 24th Feb-26th Feb, this is our 3rd time staying at this hotel. Lovely & Clean and the breakfast is the best. The staff are very helpful. I also want to say a big thank you to the young boy at reception who went out of his way and carried some...

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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. I will share your comments with Arnaud, who was the person helping you out with your...

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We run a regular corporate dinner club event for up to 30 people at Novotel in Reading. The GM Anne Dubruille and her team are wonderful. The organisation is efficient, the food is served hot and was lovely, and the friendly staff are just brilliant. Our event has been hosted there for over a year and we honestly believe they...

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

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

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel for three nights when visiting the family in Reading. Its location within easy reach on foot of the railway station and the main bus stops made it ideal for our itinerary. Asked for and was given a nice quiet room on an upper floor with a great views over Reading (it almost felt like being a...

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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...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a nice room,there was a large hen party staying on the same night as us, we did not hear them, the hotel is very very quiet,the hotel is situated in a central location, there are many restaurants and bars near by,we live in reading but stayed at the novotel to get away for a night out, yes we will stay...

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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...

Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a room for three. The sofa bed was a decent size and very comfortable. The room was clean and well equipped. The facilities were fab and room service was responsive and timely. The staff here are amazing. They could not do enough for us during our stay. The breakfast was great and all in all at £99 for...

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

Dear Rachael, 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...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed here on a number of occasions and can't fault anything. Arrived at 11.30 with a party of 16 , quick and efficient check in. clean and well presented rooms. Location is excellent within walking distance of all amenities and railway station. Good breakfast choice. Will use this hotel again, very pleased.

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

Dear Hywel, 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...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived we were greeted by every member of staff we saw (they always said hello throughout our stay) and checked in promptly. They gave us a discount on breakfast which was a buffet of various hot and cold food. Absolutley amazing food, good range and always hot/cool. Good range of drinks too, used plates always taken away to...

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

Dear Customer 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed overnight with a friend for weekend of shopping and relaxing. Great location! Walking distance (8 mins) from train station. Main shopping centre is 5 min walk and spoilt for choice with restaurants and bars. Rooms are very well presented. Separate toilet to bathroom which I prefer. Spotlessly clean and beds were exceptionally comfortable. Did go down to the pool/spa...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went February half term for 3 days. STAFF: very friendly and professional. ROOM : got upgraded to executive family room for free because our room wasn't ready on time (30 min delay). The room was massive and was more like a studio/flat than a room. Our room was the whole width of the building so we had window at the...

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

Dear Virgine, Thank you very much for your review, My team and I are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your visit, and the special upgrade to an Executive room. We very much appreciate all your comments about the hotel, and our team I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille General Manager.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It may have been because I booked my room on the 10th floor with clubcard vouchers but it wasn't the best quality room I've stayed in. The net curtains had holes in them and the room itself felt a little tired. However it was fit for purpose and was clean. Parking was expensive at £14 a night. I went to...

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

Dear Sarah Z, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I am really sorry your experience did not match with your expectations, We do indeed hire our pool to Water Babies, and we have now advertised this in our leisure centre to make people aware. I also take on board...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $100 - $298 (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
#6 Luxury Hotel in Reading
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“Upper floors quieter in this town centre hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Tridentine, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“i like a room on the lower floors overlooking the high st”
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“No traffic noise if you are the back.”
 of 5 bubbles greenmole, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Though in town it is very quiet in the rooms, but if you want your windows open ask for the higher floors, there are 13 !”
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