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pentahotel Reading

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was only there for 1 day and night so I didn't get to experience the hotel in it's entirety. I was traveling for an interview so I wasn't there long. Based off of my first impression, location and the quality of the room, I would stay here again.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Room was perfect, ticked all the boxes. One night stay with every convenience one could wish for including an enormous king size bedroom. Receptionists very helpful when it came to check-in details and offering discount vouchers for local Q park. Would highly recommend.

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Reading
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The Penta Hotel, Reading, a pleasant and enjoyable stay. Location is ideal, right in the heart of Reading town centre with excellent public transport connections. We requested for an early check-in, it was approved, we request for a late check-out, it was approved. The reception personnel were very helpful. Breakfast was amazing, will fresh fruits and juices, salmon, full English...

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Duiven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is situated in the Reading City Centre. This was very convenient for me. The rooms are very clean and well equipped. The staff is very friendly. Restaurant has good food, especially for the breakfast. The atmosphere is great.

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Tredegar
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good stay only problem is waiting for breakfast it is only 2 pouched eggs the hotel is good service except for breakfast is good. I like the gym but we sometimes wait at dinner too and that is not good

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ph_Reading, Front Office Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I am pleased to see that you enjoy our fantastic breakfast, poached eggs are not on our menu so this may be the reason you experienced a small wait whilst the chef cooked them, I do apologise for this but it's great to see you were being looked after. We...

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love staying here! It's funky, quirky and chilled. Such good value for money. We love the breakfast - such a brilliant choice. Huge beds!! Its just heaven... oh and the 3pm check out on a sunday is a nice touch. Would highly recommend!

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ph_Reading, Front Office Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! It's great to see you enjoy our chilled out atmosphere and our lazy Sunday check outs! We hope to keep welcoming you back for many stays to come! Kind regards, Amber

Great Malvern, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hotel chain is spot on. Lovely environment, tasteful rooms, great reception, bar area and amazing staff. We didn't eat there although I saw a burger come out which looked fantastic. The only downside is cost of breakfast, 2 x adult and 1 x child would have cost £37.... Too pricey ! I would always stay here in...

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Calne
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very easy to find! Upon arrival the staff where very kind and helpful! Every inch of the hotel was clean crisp and definitely up to speck! Well worth every penny and would 1000% recommend the hotel to anyone and look forward to another stay, I found no faults and believe the standard that the pentahotel hold this...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel room was nice, little dusty and there was a stain on the roof. Service was okay but when first aid assistance was needed they made one person from my room travel all the way downstairs and didn't really offer much support. Price for the room was good but food prices where very high. I would go again as it's...

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Madrid
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place, located very close to the city center. There is a walk distance from the train station. The service is charming and efficient. Rooms are quiet and clean. The hotel lobby has an interesting decoration, although it is a bit dark and reminds me a disco atmosphere after 22:00h.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
What makes us a cut above the rest is the way we do things. We have designed the pentahotel Reading to be simple and pentastylish, to provide excellent value for money, create a pentafun and relaxed space with service that is welcoming and personal. All of this not only makes us the newest hotel in Reading, but also your neighbourhood lifestyle hotel. The perfect place to eat, drink and relax is the pentalounge, our „lifestyle lobby“ that multi-functions as a reception, bar, and café, perfect as a neighbourhood hub. No matter what brings you to Reading, there is always time to have a look around. There are the medieval Abbey ruins, historic rivers and of course the majestic Thames Valley countryside to inspire you. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy you could also try out some of the local restaurants or pubs or the fabulous shopping at the Oracle and Broad Street malls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about pentahotel Reading

Address: Oxford Road, Reading RG1 7RH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $102 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — pentahotel Reading 4*
Number of rooms: 206
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Also Known As:
Reading Penta Hotel
Renaissance Reading
Renaissance Hotel Reading
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Reading
#9 Family Hotel in Reading
#10 Business Hotel in Reading
#11 Romantic Hotel in Reading
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“Ask for a room away from the main road, unless if you are slightly deaf like me, and then it doesn't matter!”
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“Not beside the main road to the right of the hotel as you go in the door.”
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“Get one to the back of the hotel away from the main street”
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“Great bar for pre dinner drinks - stays open late”
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