Crowne Plaza Reading, an IHG Hotel

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

Overview of Crowne Plaza Reading, an IHG Hotel

Crowne Plaza Reading, an IHG Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Reading with spa and indoor pool

8.4/10 Very Good

711 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is $76
Price available on 8/29/2022
Caversham Bridge Richfield Avenue, Reading, England, RG1 8BD
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Self parking
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Reading
  • University of Reading - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 46 min drive
  • Oxford (OXF) - 54 min drive
  • Reading Station - 14 min walk
  • Reading (XRE-Reading Train Station) - 14 min walk
  • Reading West Station - 21 min walk

About this property

Crowne Plaza Reading, an IHG Hotel

Located near a train station, Crowne Plaza Reading, an IHG Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Reading. You can visit the spa to indulge in massages, body wraps, or mani/pedis, and Acqua serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include an indoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a health club. The helpful staff and breakfast get good marks from fellow travelers.


English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish

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/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices 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 sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 122 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite self parking (GBP 15.00 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) 6:30 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Health club
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant


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

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Revive has 5 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments.


Acqua - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Acqua Bar - This bar serves light fare only.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)


  • Self parking costs GBP 15.00 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG).


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 rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Overall score and ratings


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6/10 Good

ANGELA, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely hotel. £15 a night parking was a shock tho
Sarah, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Janet, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

All good
Second time staying here and it's a good hotel. Nice rooms, easy parking (although I wish they'd provide EV charging in their spacious car park), and a good breakfast.
Geoffrey, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous weekend
We had the best time staying at this hotel, everything about it was just great! The staff were welcoming, helpful and polite. the room was large, clean and well looked after. the location was just fabulous, the view from the breakfast area over the thames was just lovely. To top it all off there was the use of the spa facilities included with the stay just perfect!
Josie, 3-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Mary, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Terrible experience dated hotel rooms
Terrible experience it was the first but definitely the last time we stay here. Standard Rooms very dated and tiny for a family of 3. Toni receptionist was very friendly and accommodating after complaining several times.
nav, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mrs, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Kerry, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Slightly below average.
Sadly this hotel is showing its age. The reception and dining areas are light modern and airy. The rooms are tired and the temperature control unit has little effect. Oh and breakfast was plentiful but cold! I've down graded the service because when we left we dropped out key cards in the speedy check out box, walked to the car park with our luggage, drove up to the exit gates which remained firmly closed - no indication at the reception desk that we would need a code to open the gates. My husband then had to walk back, join a queue of people checking out and wait in order to ask for the code. Really poor and very annoying.
Kim, 2-night trip
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