This city hotel was fully renovated in 2009 and comprises 206 simple, tastefully designed rooms. The 6-storey building is fully air-conditioned and welcomes its guests into a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service and a hotel safe. On-site facilities include lift access, a games room, a café, a bar, a lounge and a games area. There is a restaurant on site and conference facilities are provided. Internet access is available and room and laundry services also feature at this establishment.
This city hotel is situated in the heart of Reading, only 5 minutes from Reading train station. It is an ideal location for both business and leisure travellers, with nearby attractions including Lego Land and Windsor (both approximately 20 minutes away by car). London Heathrow Airport can be reached in around 30 minutes from the accommodation.
The design-led contemporary bedrooms offer luxury mattresses and amazingly soft bedding; flat-screen satellite/cable TVs and complimentary bottled water, WLAN Internet access and movies come as standard in all room types. The bathrooms offer toiletries to take away and monsoon showers, as well as a bathtub and hairdryer. Additional amenities include double/king-size beds, a direct dial telephone, a radio, a safe, tea and coffee-making facilities, an ironing set, and individually regulated air conditioning and heating.
The gym offers cardiovascular equipment and a free weights area and is available to guests for a fee. A Wii Station area and a full-sized American pool table are also available.
A continental buffet breakfast is served in the main restaurant. Lunch and dinner à la carte menus and room service options are available. The lounge offers a cool cocktail bar.
The following credit cards are accepted as methods of payment: American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA.
By car: Exit the M4 motorway at junction 11, take the exit from the roundabout onto the A33, signposted Reading. Continue straight ahead along the A33 towards Reading for about 10 minutes. Go down under a bridge then turn left at the car park signposted Garrard Street (the Yell building will be on the right-hand side). At the roundabout take the 3rd exit into Friar Street, turn immediately right onto Cheapside, which is signposted to the hotel. At the end of the road turn left and the hotel is immediately on the left-hand side.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed