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4.3 of 5 guest rating
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Superior Double Room
75 square feet
1 Double Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Classic Double or Twin Room
65 square feet
1 Double Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant

Located in Reading, Elephant Hotel is in a rural location, within a 5-minute drive of Beale Park and Basildon Park. This hotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Pincents Hill and 4.2 mi (6.7 km) from Chiltern Hills.

Make yourself at home in one of the 22 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and coffee/tea makers.

Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. This hotel also features shopping on site, wedding services, and a ballroom. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary English breakfast is served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Featured amenities include express check-out, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast on weekdays. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, multilingual staff, and a garden. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Elephant Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Meeting rooms
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-free property
  • Food and water bowls
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Ballroom
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 22
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Elephant Hotel offers 22 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. This Reading hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Phone
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • No housekeeping

Where to Eat

A complimentary English breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM on weekdays.

Elephant Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 16

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for GBP 20 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per night
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room (up to 66 lbs)
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. 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-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Elephant Hotel Reading
  • Elephant Reading
  • Elephant Hotel Hotel
  • Elephant Hotel Reading
  • Elephant Hotel Hotel Reading

We should mention

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.

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

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