We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
5/2/2018 6/2/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Novotel Reading Centre

    25B Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DP, England
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    5/2/2018 6/2/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    US$ 194
    US$ 173
    SAVE US$ 21
    US$ 194
    US$ 173
    SAVE US$ 21
    US$ 194
    US$ 173
    SAVE US$ 21
    Traveller (181)
    Room & Suite (85)
    Storyboard
    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good44%
    • Average14%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “separate toilet” (28 reviews)
    “wash your hands” (12 reviews)
    “train station” (85 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Kids Club
    Housekeeping
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Novotel Reading Centre
    Special Offer: CHEAPEST ONLINE RATES!
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    5 Feb6 Feb
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 173.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Reading hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0511cc4d093947038c978bfca92010dd", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":608186,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32438341],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":5,"month":2,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":6,"month":2,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":173,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"0511cc4d093947038c978bfca92010dd","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":194,"lowestMetaPrice":173,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":194,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":194,"lowestMetaPrice":173,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":194,"hotelName":"Novotel Reading Centre","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjA1MTFjYzRkMDkzOTQ3MDM4Yzk3OGJmY2E5MjAxMGRkIiwiQUlLIjoiMTAxNjU2NzExMzhjNDlhNGEzMzE5NWExYjk5YWI5MzMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "05/02/2018", "checkOut": "06/02/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 173", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"64694987":"AccorIB","68920554":"CancelonIB","79453592":"CheapTicketsEWS","78901174":"OrbitzEWS","109361404":"HotelsCom2IB","65706882":"Hotwire","53942685":"TravelocityEWS","32438341":"BookingCom","32692815":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (1,270)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 1,161 reviews

    Reviewed today

    I stayed here for a few days while working in Reading. The hotel location is very handy to the Reading train/bus station, so a very easy commute to and from my office and also Heathrow. The room I was in wasn't large but suited my...More

    Thank weeyin83
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 5 November 2017

    Wanted to thank you for a wonderful stay at Reading Novotel. This was my first trip to Reading and I must admit that I was very happy with my experience in your hotel. You have an amazing team ! They are friendly, warm and always...More

    1  Thank arunabh m
    Response from Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading CentreResponded 7 November 2017

    Dear Arunabh, My team and I very much appreciate your kind words, and we’re glad to have been a part of your visit. Thank you so much for your kind comments about Arnaud, Bruno and Gaetano and I am glad you felt welcome. We look...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Nice city centre hotel, car parking space had been reserved for me, check in was swift. Room nice and clean - not the biggest but ok. Good night's sleep - and very good location for shopping. Second stay here.More

    Review collected in partnership with Accorhotels.com
    Thank Judith M
    Response from Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading CentreResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Judith M, My team and I very much appreciate your kind words, and we’re glad to have been a part of your visit. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for your kind comments and I am glad...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed on a few occasions as it’s handy for visiting hubby in the hospital. ( 10 mins away ) Large, spotlessly clean room with excellent bathroom / shower facilities. Free WIFI, tea, coffee tray, mini fridge and excellent TV choice. Iron and ironing board discreetly...More

    Thank HEATHERANDHONEY
    Response from Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading CentreResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Guest, My team and I very much appreciate your kind words, and we’re glad to have been a part of your visit. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for your kind comments and I am glad you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel could not be at a more convenient spot. Rooms were nice, people at the desk very helpful. Gaitano and Bruno were exceptionally friendly, and in general the hotel served the purpose of being everywhere on foot!More

    Thank Melita1717
    Response from Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading CentreResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Melita, My team and I very much appreciate your kind words, and we’re glad to have been a part of your visit. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for your kind comments, especially for Gaetano and Bruno,...More

    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersBronze level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 82 - US$ 233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Reading
    • #2 Green Hotel in Reading
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Reading
    • #4 Business Hotel in Reading
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Reading
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 178
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Accorhotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, getaroom.com, HotelQuickly, Evoline ltd and Cancelon so you can book your Novotel Reading Centre reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Berkshire >
    • Reading
    • Also Known As
    • Novotel Reading Centre Hotel Reading ,
    • Accor Reading Centre ,
    • Reading Novotel
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (181)
    Room & Suite (85)
    Dining (16)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (107)
    Bathroom (23)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (7)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 31 hotels in Reading
    Ibis Reading Centre
    1,077 reviews
    .02 km away
    Malmaison Reading
    1,064 reviews
    .10 km away
    Mercure George Hotel Reading
    601 reviews
    .28 km away
    The Forbury Roseate
    576 reviews
    .35 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Revolution
    226 reviews
    .08 km away
    Cosmo
    1,241 reviews
    .07 km away
    Shed
    120 reviews
    .08 km away
    Revolucion de Cuba Reading
    273 reviews
    .02 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Reading Station
    549 reviews
    .14 km away
    Reading Museum
    295 reviews
    .19 km away
    Forbury Gardens
    276 reviews
    .26 km away
    Queen Victoria's Statue
    20 reviews
    .18 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    ParkerNP
    6 December 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Anne D | Property representative |
    Dear Guest The access to the leisure centre is free of charge when you are resident at the hotel. We currently do not offer Spa treatments. Kind regards, Anne
    0
    Votes
    Kazza M
    16 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Anne D | Property representative |
    Dear Kazza Please contact the hotel directly on 01189522600, and we will assist you, thank you, Anne Dubruille, General Manager.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "If you are there on a weekend, you are better of with a rear view room, as the main Friars street, gets very..."
    Read review
    "High rooms are probably better"
    Read review
    "Particular good if you need two beds."
    Read review
    "Front of the hotel can be very noisey due to night clubs weekends"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing