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    Novotel Reading Centre

    25B Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DP, England
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    Reviewed 8 September 2015

    The beds were incredibly comfortable / really nice room / great location, but.... Only 1 power point to charge devices in a twin. Stingy on toiletries, which were really small. Stingy on biscuits – smallest ever. Mini bar not restocked with water. Toilet paper not...More

    2  Thank loveatrip88
    Response from Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading CentreResponded 9 September 2015

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and I am sorry that your stay did not match your expectations nor the level of service that I know we usually provide. I will certainly discuss this with the team as I...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2015

    Very modern and clean hotel in a great location. A few blocks from Reading Train Station which can take you into Paddington Station (London). Ton of pubs and restaurants on same street. Grocery store near by. Oracle Mall within walking distance. I would totally stay...More

    Thank Deborah C
    Response from Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading CentreResponded 9 September 2015

    Dear Deborah Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to Novotel Reading in the future. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

    Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

    We had two rooms 714 & 716 which were next door to each other facing the front of the hotel. The rooms had everything we needed & my boys enjoyed looking out on the hustle & bustle of Friar Street. Once the window is shut...More

    Thank AliceT3
    Response from Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading CentreResponded 8 September 2015

    Dear Alice Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and we sincerely hope to see you again at Novotel Reading. Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

    Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

    I made a reservation. They told me a few days before my reservation...that there was no room at the inn. Then they offered me room for the same price at a hotel with less stars...FOR THE SAME PRICE. How is that ok?!?!? So I said...More

    Thank ChampagneChels
    Response from Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading CentreResponded 3 September 2015

    Dear Chelsie Thank you for your feedback and once again, I am sorry for the issues in regards to your reservation which came from a large scale issue in our bookings which we needed to deal with. Please rest assured that we did everything in...More

    Reviewed 31 August 2015

    Stayed at this hotel again for the Reading Festival.... As with previous stays all the staff have been excellent and worked tirelessly to ensure guests had a good weekend. Again our room was available ahead of the 2pm check in time on the Friday. We...More

    1  Thank Brynmun
    Response from Stuart C, Manager at Novotel Reading CentreResponded 1 September 2015

    Dear Guest I am truly glad that you enjoyed the festival weekend and I will certainly pass on my thanks to the team here. We hope to see you again next year! Regards Stuart Cox Hotel Manager

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    ParkerNP
    7 December 2017|
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    Dear Guest The access to the leisure centre is free of charge when you are resident at the hotel. We currently do not offer Spa treatments. Kind regards, Anne
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    Kazza M
    16 August 2017|
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    Dear Kazza Please contact the hotel directly on 01189522600, and we will assist you, thank you, Anne Dubruille, General Manager.
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