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Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
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Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes

Guest reviews

4.1 out of 5 Very Good
977 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Pet Friendly
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationJohn Lewis Reading5 min walk
Popular LocationOracle6 min walk
Popular LocationForbury Gardens10 min walk
AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)50 min drive

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  • Standard Room (penta)

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Room (Penta PlayerPad)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Room (Penta Plus)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Suite (Penta PlayerPad)

    Room amenities

    • 538 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Reading

Located in Reading, pentahotel Reading is in the city center and near a train station. Hexagon and Reading Museum and Town Hall are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Broad Street Mall and Oracle. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Madejski Stadium.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • John Lewis Reading - 5 min walk
  • Oracle - 6 min walk
  • Forbury Gardens - 10 min walk
  • Reading Abbey Ruins - 11 min walk
  • Royal Berkshire Hospital - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Reading Station - 9 min walk
  • AirportHeathrow Airport (LHR) - 50 min drive

Restaurants

  • Penta Lounge — 1 min walk
  • Hotel Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Thai Corner — 3 min walk
  • Ask Italian — 3 min walk
  • Coconut Bar & Kitchen — 3 min walk

About this property

pentahotel Reading

4-star Reading hotel in Reading City Centre, walk to Oracle
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a conference center, and coffee/tea in a common area. All 206 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and Smart TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include first-run movies, rainfall showerheads, and electric kettles.
Pentahotel Reading offers 206 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. 38-inch Smart televisions come with premium digital channels and first-run movies. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

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
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
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

  • Extended parking: GBP 75 per week
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: GBP 15 for adults and GBP 7.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • Reception hall
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Catalan
  • Croatian
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center (5920 square feet of space)

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 38-inch Smart TV
  • Cable/satellite channels
  • First-run movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Paper towels

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

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

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests may request free late check-out at 3 PM on Sundays.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per stay
Dogs and cats only
2 per room
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 25.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 15 for adults and GBP 7.50 for children (approximately)
  • Extended parking fee: GBP 75 per week
  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 15 (subject to availability)

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 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
Air conditioning is not provided
Parties and events are allowed on site
Long-term renters welcome
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
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

Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
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
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

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Reading Penta Hotel
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Renaissance Hotel Reading
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at pentahotel Reading and receive a full refund?
Yes, pentahotel Reading offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to pentahotel Reading cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is pentahotel Reading pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows cats and dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of GBP 20 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at pentahotel Reading?
Extended parking is available for GBP 75 per week. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at pentahotel Reading?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–midnight.
What time is check-out at pentahotel Reading?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for GBP 15 (subject to availability).
Where is pentahotel Reading located?
Located in Reading City Centre, this hotel is steps from Hexagon and Broad Street Mall. Reading Civic Centre and Oracle are also within 10 minutes. Reading Station is 9 minutes by foot and Reading West Station is 10 minutes.
4.1
Very Good
977 reviews
5 - Excellent
428
4 - Good
351
3 - Okay
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2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Great ambiance. Great vibe. Great customer experience.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
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Although because of Covid19 the Hotel restaurant is closed and even breakfast is only served on a table on Reception it was very lovely stay 👍 nice room. I’ve used Mall carpark over the weekend with the rate of £8 per 24h and it is just next to a hotel 👍
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Lovely stay over the weekend with family. Had many tbings to do locally
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
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Great location, nice well-maintained hotel with pleasant staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020