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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed
1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly Reading hotel in Reading City Centre, walk to Oracle

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business center

With a stay at Novotel Reading Centre, you'll be centrally located in Reading, within a 10-minute drive of Royal Berkshire Hospital and Oracle. This 4-star hotel is 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from University of Reading and 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from Madejski Stadium.

Stay in one of 179 guestrooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have separate bathtubs and showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Enjoy recreational amenities such as an indoor pool and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in a common area.

Enjoy international cuisine at GourmetBar, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. To-go breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Novotel Reading Centre features an indoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A business center is on site at this 4-star property. This family-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Limited onsite parking is offered on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge), and a car charging station is available.

Novotel Reading Centre is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Water dispenser
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Covered parking
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Meeting rooms
  • Electric car charging station
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Conference space size (meters) - 106
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 179
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 14
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Czech
  • Filipino
  • Hungarian
  • Polish
  • Romanian

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Novotel Reading Centre offers 179 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers and hair dryers. This Reading hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free WiFi
  • LCD TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Heating
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Where to Eat

To-go breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 10 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 11 AM.

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

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

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

  • Playground on site
  • Casino nearby
  • 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 on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact 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

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

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

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

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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, 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-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings. The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines. The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Service animals are allowed

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

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

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 available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

LGBTQIA friendly

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Parking height restrictions apply

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Number of children who can stay free - 3

Debit cards

gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for to-go breakfast: GBP 12.00 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: GBP 18 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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

Hotel Names

  • 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
  • Novotel Reading Centre Hotel
  • Novotel Reading Centre Reading
  • Novotel Reading Centre Hotel Reading

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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 arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Parking height restrictions apply.

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.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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

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