This charming and distinctive Victorian hotel with bar and restaurant was built in the 1890s and offers wireless Internet access and parking onsite. Business amenities consist of conference rooms and banquet facilities. The staff can arrange dry cleaning/laundry services and express check-out. The family-friendly city hotel offers 80 guest rooms in total and further facilities include a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, lift access to the upper floors, and a TV lounge.
Reading University is about 3 minutes' drive away and the hotel is just over 1 km from the Oracle Shopping Centre and Broad Street Mall. There are pubs and restaurants 5 minutes away on foot, and the town centre is 10 minutes on public transport. Reading railway station is 2 km away and has connections to Heathrow and Gatwick airports, which are 47 km and 97 km away, respectively. London Luton is approximately 92 km from the hotel and Southampton Airport is around 74 km away.
All rooms are comfortable and non-smoking with wireless Internet access, a direct dial telephone, and a kitchenette with fridge, microwave, and tea and coffee making facilities. Each room additionally features an en suite bathroom with shower, bathtub and hairdryer, a double bed, satellite TV, an ironing set and central heating.
The hotel has a gym and a pre-bookable personal trainer service.
A continental breakfast buffet is served each morning.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
From the M4, exit at junction 11 and from the roundabout follow signs for the A3270 Shinfield and The University. Turn left at the next roundabout signposted A327. Keep going straight, following the signs for The University. The hotel is just past the university on the same side of the road.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board