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ibis Reading Centre

25A Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1DP

+44 118 953 3500

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based on 2,970 reviews


Value for money

Yes, we've got a choice town-centre location, but it's what's inside our hotel that makes all the difference. ibis Reading Centre offers all the necessities with no fussy frills, so from a hearty breakfast spread to free fibre Wi-Fi, a 24hr snack bar to Sweet Beds in every room, you'll enjoy all the mod cons at room rates that'll keep your trip's budget firmly on track.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans


  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Newspapers
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Shoeshine
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Electric kettle
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Children's television networks

Things to do

  • Golf

Places of interest near ibis Reading Centre

Recommendations carefully curated by Momondo Places

25A Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1DP

Restaurants and Cafés

Revolution Reading0.1 mi
Malmaison Brasserie - Reading0.1 mi
Walkabout Reading0.1 mi
Tasting House0.1 mi

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 2970 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Stylish and clean, friendly staff" (in 325 reviews)
  • "Very friendly , great location." (in 256 reviews)
  • Clean room Great Location Friendly staff. (in 230 reviews)
Cons -
  • "Nondescript hotel, too expensive, not recommended." (in 58 reviews)
  • Parking is very expensive (in 57 reviews)
  • Shower drain smelled bad! (in 49 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


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Frequently asked questions

  • In Reading, 3 star hotels have average nightly rates of $131. ibis Reading Centre is $78 cheaper than the city average at just $53/night.

  • If there is no traffic, the 22.2 mi drive between London Heathrow and ibis Reading Centre should only take about 1h 6min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • ibis Reading Centre has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from London Heathrow to the hotel, but also around Reading during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Reading are on average $22/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at ibis Reading Centre would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from London Heathrow directly to the hotel.

  • Pets are allowed at ibis Reading Centre.

  • Yes, ibis Reading Centre does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Reading for those looking for something different.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at ibis Reading Centre. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for ibis Reading Centre is +44 118 953 3500.

  • When staying at ibis Reading Centre there is just 0.3 mi between you and Reading city center. While making your way to the center of Reading, you should plan to visit Hexagon, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • For assistance from an employee at ibis Reading Centre please call +44 118 953 3500.

  • Yes, ibis Reading Centre has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.