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Crowne Plaza Reading

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing

Overview of Crowne Plaza Reading

Crowne Plaza Reading

4 out of 5

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Caversham Bridge Richfield Avenue, Reading, England, RG1 8BD

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationJohn Lewis Reading18 min walk
  • Popular LocationReading Abbey Ruins19 min walk
  • Popular LocationOracle20 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)46 min drive

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About this area

Reading

Located in Reading, Crowne Plaza Reading is in the city center and near a train station. Oracle and Broad Street Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Mapledurham Country Park and Chiltern Hills. Lagoona Park and Beale Park are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Reading Museum and Town Hall - 17 min walk
  • Forbury Gardens - 17 min walk
  • John Lewis Reading - 18 min walk
  • Reading Abbey Ruins - 19 min walk
  • Oracle - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Reading Station - 14 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 46 min drive

Restaurants

  • Acqua — 1 min walk
  • Acqua Bar — 1 min walk
  • The Moderation — 2 min walk
  • Picasso — 4 min walk
  • Thai Table — 5 min walk

About this property

Crowne Plaza Reading

4-star spa hotel near Oracle
A full-service spa, a restaurant, and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite. All 122 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include minibars and coffee makers.
Crowne Plaza Reading offers 122 accommodations with minibars and safes. Satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Reading hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.
Revive has 5 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, and manicures and pedicures.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: GBP 14.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 5 treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading
Crowne Plaza Reading
Reading Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel
Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel
Crowne Plaza Reading Reading
Crowne Plaza Reading an IHG Hotel
Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel Reading

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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 262 out of 594 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 246 out of 594 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 54 out of 594 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 22 out of 594 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 594 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We loved the fact that the hotel was located beside the river allowing beautiful views and walks along the river towpath
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service
Rooms OK. One lift did not work for the whole time we were there and the second broke down for the last two days - so no lifts! Restaurant & bar staff did not understand simple drink orders. A little bit Fawlty Towers.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Almost all of
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Ok. Nice river view. Ac didnt work and bathtub didnt drain. Not able to facilitate move room. Pool was very full hard to socially distance
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Really friendly team.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021