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Novotel Reading Centre, Reading

4-star4 stars
25b Friar Street, Reading, England, RG1 1DP, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with indoor pool, near Reading Abbey Ruins
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.4
Fantastic service
Great pool
Great location
Great room
352See all 352 reviews
From 1,535 reviews

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Novotel Reading Centre, Reading

from $57
  • Executive Room
  • Superior Room
  • Superior Room

What’s around Novotel Reading Centre, Reading


  • In Reading City Centre
  • Reading Abbey Ruins - 7 min walk
  • University of Reading - 36 min walk
  • John Lewis Reading - 2 min walk
  • Reading Museum and Town Hall - 3 min walk
  • Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin - 4 min walk
  • Broad Street Mall - 4 min walk
  • Oracle - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Oxford (OXF) - 46 min drive
  • Reading Station - 3 min walk
  • Reading West Station - 17 min walk
  • Reading Earley Station - 7 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 179 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 14 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

  • Car charging point

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Playground on site
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (meters) - 106
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Sofa bed
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 21-inch LCD TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


GourmetBar - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Novotel Reading Centre, Reading’s small print

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


Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs GBP 16 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 16.45 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 352 reviews

Good 6.0
Clean hotel but noisy outside.
Stayed in a newly refurbished room(312), bathroom is nice and clean with some pleasant touches. Tv is a bit small but functional, it was good to have a kettle and everything for tea(also a kurig). Only gripe was that outside was really noisy from 11.30pm to 2am every night as the hotel is bang in the middle of 3 night clubs. They know it’s a problem as they left ear plugs in the room.
Allan, us5 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Only breakfast time was overcrowded and delayed in arrival due to lack of staff demand
Ahmed, us1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Good location
Good central location. Rooms and facilities were satisfactory for an overnight stay. Breakfast was fine.
Tracey, usTrip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Good experience overall. Great price and location. The room had a few cleanliness problems-spots on walls and curtains.
us1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Great stay
Breakfast is great. Service is excellent. Great indoor pool and leisure center
nicola, us5 night business trip

Novotel Reading Centre, Reading

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