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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 2 weeks 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...

Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, relaxed surroundings, very comfy bed however the air conditioning was totally ineffective so the room was far too hot. We would definitely stay there again but would have to request a fan!

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

Thank you for your review. I am really pleased to read that you had a 5 star stay with us, and enjoyed the look and feel of the hotel. It's great to read how well the team look after our guests so thank you for your kind feedback and we hope to welcome you back to penta soon! Kind regards,...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife stayed here for two nights, 7th and 8th April, to attend a reunion on the Saturday night. We had been two years ago, so we knew what to expect, a very millenial atmosphere, staff who were like your best friend who could not do enough to make sure that you were ok. We were also very...

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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. I'm very pleased to read that you have enjoyed your time with us. I am pleased to read you've enjoyed the quality of our food but do apologise if you felt the portions were a little on the small side. We do have more of a relaxed and casual way...

Cardiff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked into Hotel with no problems, our room was ready for us, All the staff were courteous & helpful, the only criticism I had was the serving staff wearing jeans, it would have looked better if they all wore the same shade of blue & style of jeans, Thank you for a wonderful stay, hope to see you in two...

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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 time with us. We do have a more of a relaxed and casual uniform consisting of Diesel jeans and T-shirts, I'm sorry this wasn't to your liking but it's great to see that you have had a wonderful time here with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in 2...

BRISTOL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times and to be honest it just keeps getting better. Far better than other offerings in the area. The plus points - The big rooms and fluffy towels The small details like a bathroom mirror treated with anti fog over the sink, toiletries and a bath robe. Lovely decor Big beds Excellent food Top beer and...

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

Thank you so much for such a great review and for taking the time to admire Adams beard... he even grew it himself! The team work very hard to ensure our guests have an amazing time whilst keeping up the banter so your feedback on our team and especially Fiona is greatly appreciated. I hope we can keep welcoming you...

Reading
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was quite disappointed that the room was an adjoining room therefore the ppl in the room were very noisy on Friday and Saturday night. Yet again the bathroom sink leaked. Usually we like our stay at this hotel but this time wasn't so good

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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. I am sorry to read that you haven't enjoyed your most recent stay as much as you normally do. Please do let us know if you have any issues whilst your with us as our team are here 24 hours and will be happy to help you. I hope we...

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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: RM331 - RM992 (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!”
GaryJ397, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not beside the main road to the right of the hotel as you go in the door.”
463keithl, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get one to the back of the hotel away from the main street”
steve1903, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid any near the Inner distribution road”
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“Great bar for pre dinner drinks - stays open late”
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