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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Great location if you need to be in central Reading. Stayed here for a wedding. The pool was a good length too and more than suitable for swimming in properly. Breakfast was good and the usual selection of english breakfast, cereals etc.

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest I will certainly share your feedback with the team here. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back to Novotel Reading in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Love this hotel, the rooms are excellent quality. Everything was of good quality and nice and tidy couldn't find anything at fault in the room. Great shower and sink design.. Location is perfect few minutes walk from Reading station and near all the main clubs and shops. And all we paid was £55 for the night!! Would highly recommend.

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we sincerely hope to welcome you back to the Novotel Reading Centre in the near future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

Llandudno, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Our room was large with a big double bed and a fold away bed/sofa. Both were a bit hard for sleeping on, but we managed OK. I was surprised that there was an air vent, but no air conditioning, and the room was rather too warm, but we managed OK. The en suite bathroom had a large basin, which I...

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and I will of course share it with the team here. I will also address the issues you raise with the team and also ensure that the fruit and yoghurt we have for our breakfast is displayed where all can see it. We hope to welcome you back...

London
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We had a brilliant and very relaxing stay, and would highly recommend. The hotel is in a great location, the room was immaculate, and the staff bent over backwards to accommodate an early check-in. Much appreciated and life savers.

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Alex Thank you for your kind words, and I will certainly pass your feedback onto the team here who will be delighted to hear that you had a great stay. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

Courbevoie, France
Reviewed 30 September 2014

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Right in the centre, great location. Staff were very well trained and very friendly and helpful. The room was immaculate and well laid out. The bar was busy but the staff coped well and no one waited long. Thank you for a good experience.

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks for leaving a response and I am truly glad that your stay went well. We hope to see you again at Novotel Reading Centre. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

NI
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Loved this hotel slap bang in the middle of reading great pool great staff and great rooms if returning to Reading I would stay here again only thing was I found the bar a tad expensive the bar man didn't seem to know how to mix cocktails :-)

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind words and we hope to welcome you back to Novotel Reading to give you another great stay! Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2014

After a long summer of work and stress I thought I would let myself have a little 'luxury' and book a hotel slightly up the scale rather than the middle. The first impression is good, the reception is clean but be warned, the doors are quite small so if you are one person with two bags you might struggle. Check...

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks for your feedback and we hope to welcome you back to the Novotel Reading in the near future. Novotel as a brand will be changing all bedding and beds in the coming year and if you do come back after this has been done I am confident that you will appreciate the change. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel...

rotherham
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stayed here with a large party, after a trip to Highclere Castle. I was very pleasantly surprised - we were served a lovely evening meal - lovely homemade soup, mains of chicken, homemade salmon fishcakes and a pasta dish and a delicious sweet with plenty of fresh fruit. Breakfast next day was of excellent standard, lots of choice and...

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Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and I am glad that you enjoyed the time you spent with us. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Had visited this hotel twice while on business and had a very good stay on both counts. Being very close to the Reading Station( about a minutes walk) means you a re never far from going over to London City and other places for a good sight see. The rooms are standard and nothing really fancy. The breakfast and food...

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Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Novotel Reading in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

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Address: 25B Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: €65 - €191 (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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“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 !”
 of 5 bubbles roberthN5138CR, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors will have less room noise from external elements”
 of 5 bubbles LaurenRalph26, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the hotel can become noisy with people leaving the nightclubs on a weekend”
 of 5 bubbles 239darrenp, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“dont sleep on the high street side of the building as night life can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 104darren52, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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