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Ibis Reading Centre

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Wirral
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I often stay in the Reading area on business, and have avoided this hotel based on a preconceived idea that it is at the low end of the accommodation scale. On this occasion, my late booking, low availability and the ridiculous prices quoted by the few with any availability I took Hobson's choice. Yes the rooms are small, but very...

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Be Very aware of this hotels customer service is the poorest I have ever come across I booked this hotel for two nights myself and a friend were off to Ascot for the racing, but within 8 hours of booking my friend came off his pushbike breaking his shoulder thus I needed to cancel within 12 hours of booking giving...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is clean bright and the staff were very helpful. HOWEVER, if you're diabled with mobility difficulties forget it. While the parking is free for guests (Garrard St) and the car park is only a short walk away it's extremely convenient. My wife who can only walk a short distance unaided found it impossible to access the hotel. We...

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Blagnac, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed over here before and it has almost everything I want of a hotel as I have no need for Gyms, Spas, Swimming Pools etc offered by some of the more expensive hotels and being in the centre of Reading a few minutes walk from the Station and shops, pubs, restaurants etc, it is ideal for the non...

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in many Ibis Hotels, quality wise this one was particularly good. Looked very new/recently renovated. Excellent value for money right in the city centre. Parking like most city hotels is a little tricky and expensive. But other than that a top little hotel. Would use again.

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Swanley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was a break because i am a full time carer and the hotel is a great hotel and well sited for thye town of reading the room are good and i got a very goodnight sleep and awake up freshed and if you are thinking of travelling to reading towould choose this hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean fresh rooms, but climate control not switched on, so very cold. Was promised a heater, but it never arrived. On-line check in - pointless. Still had to give my credit card and wait for room key.

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small room, clean tough. no breakfast included in the price of the room, you have to pay an extra fee of 8 pounds for it. Food is good, not much of a variety. The hotel personnel was very nice and helpful.

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

Dear Guest, I am very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. Many thanks for mentioning about helpful staff. I am glad to hear that you enjoy your stay with us. I’m so pleased with your feedback, and we hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Chander...

High Wycombe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with friends last month for 1 day. Great location new the centre of town and also close to many amenities . Rooms where very clean and also modern. Breakfast was limited but was for free so cant complain.

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

Dear Guest, I am very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. Many thanks for mentioning about location & town center. Special thanks for mentioning about clean room. I am glad to hear that you enjoy your stay with us. I’m so pleased with your feedback, and we hope to see you...

Swindon, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideally located approx 5-minute walk from Reading railway station and a similar distance from the main shopping areas, the Ibis was a good-value choice of hotel. The room was fairly basic bit clean and well maintained. The buffet breakfast was also excellent. Would definitely recommend this hotel for anyone wanting to stay in the centre of Reading.

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

Dear Guest, I am very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. Many thanks for mentioning about good value & cleanliness. I am glad to hear that you enjoy your stay with us. I’m so pleased with your feedback, and we hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind...

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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: £37 - £116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ibis Reading Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 182
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