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Reston, Virginia
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I got to the Novotel very early in the day (before 9) and was able to check in. I was desperate for a nap after a red eye and the room was so dark and quiet and the bed was comfortable so it was no problem. The location of the hotel was great to wander around and find food and... More 

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel... More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here as I needed to be in the centre of Reading. The hotel was in a great location, being just around the corner from the Train Station. The staff were helpful. The room was clean and modern looking and everything worked well. I was on the top floor, where it was quiet and I had a good night's... More 

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel... More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently spent the weekend here, attending a course which was held in one of the meeting rooms. My room was spacious, comfortable, well lit, quiet and spotlessly clean. There were several helpful features - a small fridge with the tea and coffee making equipment, the hair dryer plugged in to a convenient place, real coat hangers in the wardrobe,... More 

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed our meeting room facilities, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel... More 

London, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had such a lovely stay here - the staff were friendly. My room was very large and had a wonderful coffee maker and amazing amenities. I love the swimming pool and steam room and sauna - great place to unwind and relax. The breakfast was hot, fresh and delicious.

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying here for the third time. Brilliantly placed, just a two minute walk from the station and in the town centre. Rooms are spacious, clean and quiet. Staff are welcoming, so polite and happy to help. Ladies - the hairdryers are more powerful than those usually provided! By far the best budget hotel!

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night, friendly receptionist and quick check in. Large clean room on a quiet floor. A minutes walk from the High Street and a little bit further for the train station. Overall a very pleasant hotel in a good location.

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel... More 

Penzance, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really pleased with this hotel. Great location for the train station and shopping. Room was large with a comfy bed and very clean. Staff very friendly and helpful. Good choice for breakfast and very tasty.

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and my team and I were delighted to read that you were so well looked after. We hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Anne Dubruille, Novotel... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room I stayed on the 5th floor absolutely stank of cigarettes. The entrance to the bathroom was at the side of the bed, really bizarre layout indeed. Then the bar wouldn't take cash insisting on room charging only.

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Anne D, General Manager at Novotel Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I’m really sorry that you were disappointed by your experience saying with us at Novotel Reading Centre. I appreciate the feedback and rest assured that we take all comments very seriously. We have retrained our team to ensure this does not happen again, and I am very sorry for the inconvenience. We have made a note of your... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Generation 4 star hotel with leisure club located in Reading town centre. Just 2 min. walk from the railway station: 25 min to London Paddington, 30 min Rail-Air link to Heathrow airport, free shuttle to Thames Valley Park. A short drive to the M4, other business parks and Reading FC stadium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Reading Centre

Address: 25B Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $94 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Reading Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 178
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Also Known As:
Novotel Reading Centre Hotel Reading
Accor Reading Centre
Reading Novotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Reading
#2 Green Hotel in Reading
#4 Business Hotel in Reading
#6 Romantic Hotel in Reading
#7 Luxury Hotel in Reading
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“I asked for a room at the back of the hotel on a high floor - having read previous reviews. I was on the ninth floor.”
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 of 5 bubbles rodrigoj934, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the top floors have a good view generally a quite hotel”
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“High floor will be quieter”
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“Dont leave your windows open very noisy! Dosnet matter if your at the back or front”
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