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Tredegar
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good stay only problem is waiting for breakfast it is only 2 pouched eggs the hotel is good service except for breakfast is good. I like the gym but we sometimes wait at dinner too and that is not good

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love staying here! It's funky, quirky and chilled. Such good value for money. We love the breakfast - such a brilliant choice. Huge beds!! Its just heaven... oh and the 3pm check out on a sunday is a nice touch. Would highly recommend!

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ph_Reading, Front Office Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! It's great to see you enjoy our chilled out atmosphere and our lazy Sunday check outs! We hope to keep welcoming you back for many stays to come! Kind regards, Amber

Great Malvern, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hotel chain is spot on. Lovely environment, tasteful rooms, great reception, bar area and amazing staff. We didn't eat there although I saw a burger come out which looked fantastic. The only downside is cost of breakfast, 2 x adult and 1 x child would have cost £37.... Too pricey ! I would always stay here in...

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Calne
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very easy to find! Upon arrival the staff where very kind and helpful! Every inch of the hotel was clean crisp and definitely up to speck! Well worth every penny and would 1000% recommend the hotel to anyone and look forward to another stay, I found no faults and believe the standard that the pentahotel hold this...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel room was nice, little dusty and there was a stain on the roof. Service was okay but when first aid assistance was needed they made one person from my room travel all the way downstairs and didn't really offer much support. Price for the room was good but food prices where very high. I would go again as it's...

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Madrid
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place, located very close to the city center. There is a walk distance from the train station. The service is charming and efficient. Rooms are quiet and clean. The hotel lobby has an interesting decoration, although it is a bit dark and reminds me a disco atmosphere after 22:00h.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Has beautiful lobby area with Starbucks coffee available inside. Pillow s are not great, i had a bathroom problem, with no response. Has A/c and windows can be slightly opened for resh air. I would recommend this hotel. However, internet speed is unacceptable

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ph_Reading, Front Office Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I do apologise that you had no response regarding your toilet issue, I will fill follow this up with reception. I am glad you've enjoyed our chilled out lounge area with a Starbucks! I hope to welcome you back soon, Amber

Ruardean
Reviewed 1 week ago

As Hotels go pretty good! Room was nice and clean, roomy, tea and coffee provided. Free movies on the TV and complimentry shampoo etc. Food in the restaurant was great, cant recommend the 16oz Fillet steak enough. All in all a very pleasant stay.

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ph_Reading, Front Office Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's lovely to read that you have enjoyed our restaurant, especially our fillet steak.. I have to agree, it's amazing. I do hope that we get the chance to welcome you back. Best wishes, Amber

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here overnight so we could see Paul Weller in concert at The Rivermead. From the initial booking, through check-in and all the way to check-out this hotel was perfect! The staff are VERY friendly and you get the vibe that they are a 'team' rather than just staff. The bar and reception are almost the same thing. The initial...

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ph_Reading, Front Office Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for such a fantastic review! Our team really do care about our guests experience and go out of their way to ensure everyone has a fabulous time with us so your feedback means a lot. We hope to be able to welcome you back soon, Kind regards, Amber

Northampton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff. Cool place. two things annoy me. 1. Check out takes ages. Systems are incredibly slow which is frustrating to have to hang around for what takes ages. 2. Getting to the soap is a complex process. Open the zippy bag. Find the soap Box. Open the box. try and peel away the plastic wrapper. Just too complex and...

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ph_Reading, Front Office Manager at pentahotel Reading, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We've not had any other reports of slow service at the desk so I do apologise if we were having technical difficulties at the time of your check out, however it's nice to see that you were given an explanation as to why there was a delay. Our Anatomicals toiletries...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
What makes us a cut above the rest is the way we do things. We have designed the pentahotel Reading to be simple and pentastylish, to provide excellent value for money, create a pentafun and relaxed space with service that is welcoming and personal. All of this not only makes us the newest hotel in Reading, but also your neighbourhood lifestyle hotel. The perfect place to eat, drink and relax is the pentalounge, our „lifestyle lobby“ that multi-functions as a reception, bar, and café, perfect as a neighbourhood hub. No matter what brings you to Reading, there is always time to have a look around. There are the medieval Abbey ruins, historic rivers and of course the majestic Thames Valley countryside to inspire you. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy you could also try out some of the local restaurants or pubs or the fabulous shopping at the Oracle and Broad Street malls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about pentahotel Reading

Address: Oxford Road, Reading RG1 7RH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: RM327 - RM974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — pentahotel Reading 4*
Number of rooms: 206
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Also Known As:
Reading Penta Hotel
Renaissance Reading
Renaissance Hotel Reading
Pentahotel Reading Berkshire
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Reading
#9 Family Hotel in Reading
#10 Business Hotel in Reading
#11 Romantic Hotel in Reading
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“Ask for a room away from the main road, unless if you are slightly deaf like me, and then it doesn't matter!”
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“Not beside the main road to the right of the hotel as you go in the door.”
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“Get one to the back of the hotel away from the main street”
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“Great bar for pre dinner drinks - stays open late”
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