A two night stay for Royal Ascot weekend. Hotel chosen for ease of access to station.Seamless check in and secure car parking (free) and very pleasant and quiet suite overlooking a swan laden River Thames.Room had a corporate ambience but no bad thing as no surprises and few signs of heavy use. Minor issues dealt with instantly by slick front of house service. As to food , breakfast an open buffet style but a wide choice and well presented , slightly let down by slow service at dinner despite an almost empty restaurant and very simple order , service staff very apologetic. Executive Club offers free drinks and snacks at breakfast and in the evening a useful bonus.Recommended as a safe business bet and surprisingly on the pace for a leisure weekend.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This 4 star hotel in the heart of Reading on the banks of the River Thames provides a tranquil venue easily accessible from the M4, London Heathrow Airport and London Paddington Station. We offer 200 complimentary parking spaces on site. The local area offers the Oracle shopping centre and Vue Cinema, an array of restaurants, the Thames Valley Business Park, Green Park and Madjeski Football Stadium (home of Reading Football Club).As a guest at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Reading you have full access to the Revive Health Club and Spa with indoor pool. The modern spa offers a wide selection of Elemis treatments. Bedrooms at the Crowne Plaza Reading are spacious with soft and earthy decor, seriously comfy beds with work desks and high speed internet access. Our Acqua Restaurant serves modern British cuisine sourced from local suppliers. You can also enjoy a lighter or healthier meal in the lobby bar or terrace overlooking the River Thames. 24HR Room Service is also available for those guests arriving late or departing early The Caversham Business Suite is a self contained Meeting Centre for conferences and private dining. All rooms offer natural daylight and a private terrace overlooking the River Thames. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading is an ideal wedding venue licensed for Civil Ceremonies and can cater for banqueting or private parties in Reading for up to 180 people. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Reading
- Reading Crowne Plaza