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Ibis Reading Centre

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#11 of 31 Hotels in Reading
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The Hotel was clean tidy with very friendly helpful staff. Our room was one of the new style ones good image but the bedside lights are a bit plastic and certain slightly improved ones could be found. Other than that room was very comfortable.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very pleasant and surprisingly excellent value for money hotel in the heart of Reading, five minutes from the rail station and handy for the many pubs and restaurants in the centre of town. The room was under £40 and breakfast, served from 6:30 on a weekend was an additional £5. The staff were pleasant and helpful (even at 6:30)...

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ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear 800nicki, We love 5 star reviews! :) Many thanks for taking the time to share such an incredibly positive feedback - We very much hope to seeing you soon again at ibis Reading Centre on future stays. Kind Regards, Jordi Pena

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed at the Ibis Reading several times over the last few years and have always been met with excellent service and real value for money. With the Accor happy Mondays deal I only paid £25 for a standard room for one night, which is an absolute steal. They've changed their check-in procedures - it's all more 'flexible' and done...

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ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear b3ttyj, Thank you for posting such a beautiful review online. We are delighted to read that you are really enjoying our new reception system that allows the team to showcase a more friendly and barrier-free, yet very professional, interaction with our guests :) The breakfast team are also very pleased for your kind words of praise! We very much...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really clean hotel and room. Basic facilities in room but perfect for us to make a snack as we were arriving very late. Staff were friendly and willing to help even at 3am when we arrived. Quiet night sleep no disturbances at all. Great location also.

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ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Ellyn B, Many thanks for sharing a fantastic review of ibis Reading Centre - We are very grateful of your great comments and look forward to host you again at the hotel on many future occasions. Kind Regards, Jordi Pena

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a one night impulse stay here on the way north. Really central and a great place to walk and park. We didn't eat supper in the restaurant but breakfast was good. We were on the 12th floor so a good view. Window opened a little so fresh air at night. The rooms were pleasantly decorated and the pod...

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ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Jocelyn W, WOW! Thank you so much for such a positive review of the hotel - We really appreciate that you have taken the time to share your experience with all the TripAdvisor community. We hope to seeing you soon again at ibis Reading Centre. Kind Regards, Jordi Pena

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to stay unexpectedly for two nights in April 2017 and was initially greeted by a lovely Romanian girl who made check in very easy though a little strange given they use a laptop rather than have a counter. At £100 plus £8.95 for breakfast I was expecting something a little less....automated. Whilst my experience with this girl was...

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ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Ben_Houghton78, Many thanks for sharing your comments online. Christine is truly delighted to receive your great feedback and she really appreciates that her efforts have been appreciated and remembered by you :) ibis hotels are focusing on making the guest experience more dynamic, friendly and hassle-free with a great focus on customer care. Please be assured that we have...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to a Ibis Styles prior. I must say that it is growing on me. The rooms were very moderm. The bed was comfortable. It was very inexpensive and lovely staff. The bar was located in the side of the reception desk.... but had a nice atmosphere.

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ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Sibely1961, Thanks for commenting on your recent hotel stay and the lovely atmosphere we aim to provide to our guests - We hope to welcome you soon again at ibis Reading Centre :) Kind Regards, Jordi Pena

United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed last month on a Saturday night. Was cheapest option in area at £42 members rate. Room was clean and comfortable. The pod style bathroom was on the small side however i found it fine and the shower was good. Check in and out was fast and friendly. I had a room on the 13th floor so no noise issues....

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ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Jo_7191, Many thanks for posting your lovely comments and feedback. I am glad that you could take advantage of our Le Club "Members" discounted rate, only available when booking direct with the hotel. We hope to seeing you soon in your next trip to Reading! :) Jordi Pena

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At just over £100 it is not cheap for a budget hotel. I guess it is high being so near the railway and a 25min journey in to Paddington. Nice friendly check-in service - they use Smartphones to find your booking and gave me a choice of floor and room type. My room was one of the new style: comfortably...

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ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading Centre, responded to this review

Dear Ian T, Thank you for sharing your feedback and commenting on the great service provided by the team and our amazing "Sweet Rooms by ibis". I have also noted your comments concerning breakfast which will be shared accordingly with the team - We do apologize for any shortfall in service that you might have experienced. We look forward to...

Pewsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ibis Reading Centre is 2 min from the train station and the pubs of Friar Street, and 30 min by train from London Paddington. Heathrow airport is accessible in 30 min via the M4 and Gatwick in 70 min by train. 10 min from Madejski Stadium and Green Park, 20 min from Legoland, the hotel has 182 rooms with air cooling. It also features a bar serving snacks 24 hours and wireless Internet access for guests on business stays. Public undercover parking close by at discounted rates for hotel guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ibis Reading Centre

Address: 25 Friar Street | Reading Station, Reading RG1 1DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: $64 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ibis Reading Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 182
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“Rooms away from the lifts are further from the street and a bit quieter.”
b3ttyj, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not every one likes a high up room but view was great, very little noise”
, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Great location. Lovely service. Great breakfast.”
Sibely1961, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Refurbished rooms on the upper floors are quieter.”
Q3808WHmichaelf, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Personally the higher up the better for views over the town and the extensive railway station and lines”
800nicki, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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