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Ibis Reading Centre

25 Friar Street Reading Station, Reading RG1 1DP England
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  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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The Ibis Reading Centre is 2 min from the train station and the pubs of Friar Street, and 30 min by train from London Paddington. Heathrow airport is accessible in 30 min via the M4 and Gatwick in 70 min by train. 10 min from Madejski Stadium and Green Park, 20 min from Legoland, the hotel has 182 rooms with air cooling. It also features a bar serving snacks 24 hours and wireless Internet access for guests on business stays. Public undercover parking close by at discounted rates for hotel guests.
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336Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
67Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews train station friar street town centre central location pubs and restaurants car park rooms are small reception staff reading station comfortable bed saturday night short stay the hotel is clean business trip good nights sleep night's sleep an overnight stay
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Situated in central Reading at first sight this seems like a great hotel. Parking is not available so budget a good £24 to park in the recommended parking a short walk away. It looks funky and modern but we had just left the Woking Premier...More

Thank ACPCarnegie
Response from ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading CentreResponded 4 days ago

Dear ACPCarnegie, I am very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. Many thanks for mentioning our great customer service. I am sorry that we were not up to a higher rating and please accept my sincere...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here over a weekend to visit family. Pros: Very friendly welcome; all staff were extremely professional and friendly. Clean and comfortable rooms; simple but with everything I needed. Great shower. Perfect location for train station and city centre. Good choices for breakfast. Cons: Rooms...More

Thank JCC_ptk
Response from ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading CentreResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear JCC_ptk, Thank you very much for the fantastic 5* review. I was so happy to read that you had a fantastic stay with us and appreciate the great comment regarding the team, cleanliness, and location. I am so delighted that our breakfast offer was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

ideal location lovely bed but could not get to sleep because of late night guest,s coming back from nightclubs after 2am. did talk to reception but all they could say is sorry. also on saturday room was not made up/cleaned till after 2.30 pm. stayed...More

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Response from ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading CentreResponded 1 week ago

Dear 424CreameR1, Thank you for your review. I am sorry that we were not up to a higher rating and I do apologize for any inconvenience. I am very sorry to hear of the disturbance you experienced as a result of the inconsiderate behavior of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our journey started from Gatwick Airport where we took a relaxing train to Reading. Once we got out of the train station, what took us by surprise how fast and easy it was to find the hotel. Which was less than 5 minutes walk. It...More

Thank Laszlo k
Response from ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading CentreResponded 1 week ago

Dear Laszlo k, Thank you very much for the fantastic 5* review. I am so delighted that you had a very pleasant stay with us and you found our staff very friendly and the hotel clean as well our central location was very convenient for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here a couple times but this is getting worse now. The climate control is not working and there is too much noise from outside (high pitch noise) so you cant open a window. Water pressure is still terrible Breakfast was ok and...More

Thank BigPetw
Response from ibisReading, General Manager at Ibis Reading CentreResponded 6 days ago

Dear BigPetw, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the ibis Reading Centre. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. I am sorry that this time we...More

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10 August 2018|
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Response from UAD74 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there is a charge for parking as long as you have a room booked at they’re hotel. The car park is not very big but can still accommodate a number of cars and vans.
9 May 2018|
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Response from ibisReading | Property representative |
Dear Holly, We do have a Full English Breakfast offer. Unfortunately we do not have avocado but plenty other option available from the buffet. If you have any other question please do not hesitate to contact me. Kind... More
14 November 2017|
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Response from Keith B | Reviewed this property |
You park in a nearby car park - you get it at a reduced rate for staying at the hotel. It works out about £25 over night.
Room Tips
"Book the nearby Premier Inn and avoid"
4 days ago
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"All rooms are renovated recently. Very comfortable and clean they are."
2 Nov. 2018
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"High up and to the rear so you can open your window and not suffer too much noise"
17 Oct. 2018
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"I suggest room on second floor. If you want city view take upper floor (14)."
17 Jul. 2018
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USD 53 - USD 197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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