I hosted a week long conference at the Crowne July 21-25, 2014 for roughly 100 attendees and their families. The staff at every level was outstanding and extremely accommodating. Food was excellent. Facility was first rate. I worked with the sales staff and general manager for the better part of 6 months as we planned the conference. They promised and delivered on everything we discussed. Lots of little things to add to the entire experience. Special thanks to GM Craig Poole, Corinna and Sheila in the sales dept, Chef Tim, Jorge in Banquet, and all of the staff. Craig has established a culture of excellence from top to bottom that is reflected in the attitude of everyone I met and worked with - from housekeeping and serving staff to the management team. I highly recommend the Crowne for events or an overnight! You and your guests will not be disappointed.
- 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