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Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is absolutely beautiful. Walking the grounds by the river you forget your just hours outside central London. Just of the main roads around reading but not so close it ruins the secludedness. It has a good amount of parking spaces in a secure car park. The hotel it's self is externally clean and modern. I couldn't fault a...

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Reading
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautifully located hotel on the bank of River Thames. It is about 10 minutes walk from the Reading Railway Station. The hotel is very neat and clean & it has a very helpful staff. The room is more suitable for business travelers & it has parking facility available as well. Overall a good place to stay in Reading.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Located on the bank of the Thames within walking distance of town centre and railway. Very efficient check in from friendly staff. Room was the cheapest available but perfectly comfortable. Bar service quick and lounge seating is plentiful and comfortable. Hotel was immaculately clean throughout . Breakfast buffet was running low at 10 am on Sunday but manager was quick...

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Pch, thank you very much for your kind comments. We always strive to provide the best service and product to all our guest and we are very pleased to know that on this occasion we have met your expectations. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon Best Regards

Monmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked an executive room with balcony. Nice view of the river. Friendly efficient staff on reception and happy hour free drinks and nibbles was a great freebie. Pool, jacuzzi etc all fab too. Lovely staff in restaurant- thanks to the lady who fetched scrambled egg especially as it had just run out!

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Sharri, thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are very happy to know to you enjoyed your stay with us and be sure that your comments have been passed to the relevant department. We will be looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards

Corby northants uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was impressed with the hotel when we walked through the door. So open modern and spacious. The staff are friendly and very attentive. Large selection at breakfast. Rooms are clean and spacious The hotel is a great place to stay with views from your rooms facing the river. The spa is open till 10pm which is great as a lot...

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Joan, thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are glad that our Hotel and Team have met your expectation and made your stay a memorable one. We hope that you will choose to stay with us again in the future. Best Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was small by USA standards with twin beds instead of Queen but very clean and comfortable. Bathroom was small too but very well stocked with toiletries and marvelous towels. Breakfast buffet, complimentary, was better than expected and the staff was extremely helpful. Would stay there again when Ii next visit England

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca, thank you for your kind feedback. We are aware that UK standard beds are smaller than US ones and we apologies if this was an inconvenient for you. We are happy anyway to know that you still enjoyed your stay at our Hotel and we will be glad to welcome you back on your next trip. Best Regards

Northampton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on Saturday night when visiting friends - and had no complaints. Our room was comfortable and had a view towards the river. The reception area is large and there is an attractive bar and restaurant. We used the swimming pool and saunas and were impressed by the size of the pool. The staff we encountered were friendly and...

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Burt, thank you very much for your feedback. Is a great pleasure to hear that we are your place of choice for your stays in Reading. We will do our best to continue providing all our guests with the best service and offer and we will be looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have the pleasure of staying here quite often. Always exceptional welcome and help with anything you ask for. Will miss Alyssa as she leaves this week and is a lovely, friendly person who always remembers my daughter and partners name and asks after them if I'm alone. Exec rooms fantastic, fab location for anything and anywhere in Reading. Beautiful...

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Niki, thank you so much for your kind compliments. We are really happy to be able to make all of your stays memorable and we will be do our best to continue exceeding your expectations. We will be looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards

bruton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three good nights rest in this hotel. Well two and a half... room 165 was noisy with a fan on the exterior/interior. Moved to 156, nice river view and peace! Breakfast - excellent choice of continental/full English or both if you have the room. A good choice on the evening menu, excellent Indian buffet on the Wednesday, when I was...

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear adtelfer, thank you for your feedback and kind words. We are very happy to know that, after the initial problem, your stay was of the standards you expected. You might be interested to know that we will host a special buffet night every Wednesday from now on, with a different theme every week. We will be looking forward to...

Felbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite near to town, next to river, free parking (always a bonus!) Clean rooms with fridge, kettle, tea and coffee making facilities, iron, ironing board and safe in it. Staff helpful and friendly. Ran out of coffee in room, offered us de-caffe then bought us up a free 'Starbucks'. Breakfast offered a good range of options including gluten free. Spa...

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Operations C, Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading, responded to this review

Dear Tracey, thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay at our Hotel. We would like to apologise for the closure of pool and spa and any related inconvenience, but some really necessary works needed to be carried out. We are most sure that you will deeply enjoy our...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 4 star hotel in the heart of Reading on the banks of the River Thames provides a tranquil venue easily accessible from the M4, London Heathrow Airport and London Paddington Station. We offer 200 complimentary parking spaces on site. The local area offers the Oracle shopping centre and Vue Cinema, an array of restaurants, the Thames Valley Business Park, Green Park and Madjeski Football Stadium (home of Reading Football Club).As a guest at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Reading you have full access to the Revive Health Club and Spa with indoor pool. The modern spa offers a wide selection of Elemis treatments. Bedrooms at the Crowne Plaza Reading are spacious with soft and earthy decor, seriously comfy beds with work desks and high speed internet access. Our Acqua Restaurant serves modern British cuisine sourced from local suppliers. You can also enjoy a lighter or healthier meal in the lobby bar or terrace overlooking the River Thames. 24HR Room Service is also available for those guests arriving late or departing early The Caversham Business Suite is a self contained Meeting Centre for conferences and private dining. All rooms offer natural daylight and a private terrace overlooking the River Thames. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading is an ideal wedding venue licensed for Civil Ceremonies and can cater for banqueting or private parties in Reading for up to 180 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading

Address: Caversham Bridge Richfield Avenue, Reading RG1 8BD, England (Formerly Holiday Inn)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: ₹ 5,555 - ₹ 14,050 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading 4*
Number of rooms: 113
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Crowne Plaza Reading
Reading Crowne Plaza
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Reading
#8 Romantic Hotel in Reading
#8 Business Hotel in Reading
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“Try to book river facing rooms”
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“Room 216, 214, 2112. All had balcony facing the river, great rooms.”
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“Not 165... 156 is good”
 of 5 bubbles adtelfer, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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