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Featured Hostels in Reading

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YHA Streatley - Hostel
YHA Streatley - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 Reading Road, Streatley, Reading, England
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4.5/5 (18 reviews)

Clean, tidy and safe. Easy walk to the Thames Path

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2019
Situated in Reading, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Lardon Chase - the Holies and Lough Down and within 3 mi (5 km) of Basildon Park and Beale Park. Living ...

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      What Is a Hostel?

      If you're looking for an affordable place to stay in Reading, there are 165 accommodations here to pick from, including hostels. These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of different forms, but all of them have three main qualities in common:

      • Budget-friendly prices
      • A social environment
      • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)

      By choosing a hostel in Reading, you can cut your spending on accommodations and set aside more of your trip funds for exploring during your trip. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its festivals, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.

      Hostels in Reading

      Not sure where to stay in Reading? This hostel is popular:

      YHA Streatley - Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a bar.

      When Is the Best Time to Visit Reading?

      Good weather's always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats that might be helpful:

      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 53° F and nighttime temperatures average 34° F
      • April-June: 70° F is the daytime average and 39° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 73° F and nighttime averages are around 48° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 61° F during the day and 37° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 1.22 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Reading?

      Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might appreciate these places to visit:

      Top Sights
      • Oracle
      • Legoland
      • Windsor Castle
      Natural Features
      • Forbury Gardens
      • Prospect Park
      • Pincents Hill
      Cultural Attractions
      • Reading Museum and Town Hall
      • Hexagon
      • Museum of English Rural Life

      In general, Reading is known for its:

      • Riverfront
      • Festivals
      • Churches
      • Historical sites
      • Parks

      How to Get to Reading and Around the Area

      You'll find the nearest airport in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 22.4 mi (36.1 km) from the city center. Another option is Oxford (OXF), located 29.8 mi (48 km) away. Once you're on the ground, you may want to use public transit during your trip. To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from Reading Station, Reading West Station, or Reading Earley Station.

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