Novotel Reading Centre 
4 4 Star:

25 Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1DP, England.


Chic and stylish, the Novotel Reading Centre is a New Generation 4-star hotel nestled in Reading town centre.

The hotel is well connected by road and by rail, with Reading Train Station just a 5-minute walk away from the hotel, as well as being close to the M4. The hotel also offers easy access to London Paddington (25 mins away), Heathrow Airport (30 mins) and is a short drive to Reading FC Stadium. As well as the shopping in Reading town centre, Bailsdon Park and Forbury Gardens are also nearby.

All of the spacious, contemporary rooms at the Novotel Reading Centre provide a tranquil oasis and feature a range of useful amenities to ensure a relaxing short break. Each room features an en-suite bathroom, comfortable bedding, TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and Wi-Fi internet access.

Morning, noon or night, the Novotel Reading Centre offers a range of dishes, snacks and drinks in the friendly Elements Bar & Restaurant. After a full day of sightseeing, the Bar is a great spot to enjoy a quiet drink with friends. In addition, you can also relax when staying at this hotel and choose from many leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre and sauna. Limited and charged parking is available onsite.


Hotel Facilities & Services

  • Total Floors Number: 13
  • Total Rooms Number: 178
  • Non-Smoking throughout the hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Lift to all Floors
  • Air Conditioned Public Areas
  • Multilingual Staff

Bedroom Facilities

  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet Access
  • Mini bar
  • Room Service 24hr: Yes
  • Non Smoking Rooms
  • Pay Movies
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Cable/Satellite TV channels


  • Parking at Hotel Cost: £14.00 Per Night

Leisure Activities

  • Indoor Pool Free: Yes
  • Sauna Free: Yes
  • Steam Room Free: Yes
  • Laundry Free: No
  • Gym Free: Yes
  • Snack Bar

Travel Facilities

  • Nearest Rail
    • Name: READING
    • Distance: 100 metres
  • Nearest Airport
    • Name: HEATHROW
    • Distance: 25 miles

Family Facilities

  • Cots/Cribs Free: Yes
  • Interconnecting Rooms

Bar and Restaurant

  • Breakfast served from
    • Saturday/Sunday: 06:00
    • Monday to Friday: 06:00
  • Breakfast served to
    • Saturday/Sunday: 12:00
    • Monday to Friday: 10:00
  • Bar in Hotel
  • Restaurant in hotel
  • Children's Menu available


  • Pets Allowed
    • Types: Cats & dogs
    • Cost: £10.00 per night


Travel Facilities

  • Nearest Rail Name: Reading Distance: 100 metres
  • Nearest Airport Name: Heathrow Distance: 25 miles

To view our full selection of accommodation in Reading & Area, view our hotels in Reading & Area page.


SuperBreak Customer Rating

  • Overall: SuperBreak Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews
  • Sleep: SuperBreak Sleep Rating: 4.3 out of 5
  • Breakfast: SuperBreak Breakfast Rating: 4.9 out of 5
  • Staff: SuperBreak Staff Rating: 4.5 out of 5
  • Location: SuperBreak Location Rating: 4.3 out of 5

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