Crowne Plaza Reading

Caversham Bridge Richfield Avenue



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  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 16.95 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Minimum Age


Check-in Special Instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


General description

The expansive health club is reason enough to visit the non-smoking Crowne Plaza Hotel Reading and it also offers our guests extras like complimentary internet access and private parking. Rising just three stories this Crowne Plaza is set amid lush lawns on the banks of the River Thames. The centerpiece here is the health club which includes a fitness room with cardio equipment a tiled steam room dry sauna and a shimmering indoor pool that's heated so you can enjoy it year-round. There are five treatment suites where you can indulge in massages and other pampering. Lots of natural wood lends a warmth to the 122 non-smoking rooms and suites which boast complimentary Wi-Fi connections and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Well-lit desks with executive chairs are among the thoughtful touches as are coffeemakers and minibars. Cozy robes hang in the bathrooms. Opt for room service or head down to the restaurant for dishes made with the freshest local ingredients. You can also head to the bar for lighter fare. Parking is on the house. Located on the banks of the Thames this Crowne Plaza sits on the northern side of Reading. Minutes away is the Reading Railway Station which has direct links to London. Downtown attractions include Reading Abbey the Museum of Reading and the Museum of English Rural Life. The 18th-century Basildon Park one of the area's grand houses is eight miles northwest. London's Heathrow Airport is 28 miles east of the property.


With a stay at Crowne Plaza Reading, you'll be centrally located in Reading, within a 10-minute drive of Royal Berkshire Hospital and Oracle. This 4-star hotel is 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from University of Reading and 3.3 mi (5.2 km) from Madejski Stadium.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Broad Street Mall - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Reading Museum and Town Hall - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Forbury Gardens - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
John Lewis Reading - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Hexagon - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Reading Abbey Ruins - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Reading Central Library - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Reading Civic Centre - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Oracle - 1.7 km / 1 mi
St. Giles-in-Reading Church - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Royal Berkshire Hospital - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Reading College - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Museum of English Rural Life - 2.5 km / 1.6 mi
Progress Theatre - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 45.6 km / 28.3 mi
Oxford (OXF) - 53.1 km / 33 mi

The preferred airport for Crowne Plaza Reading is Heathrow Airport (LHR).


Grab a bite to eat at Acqua, a restaurant which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Breakfast is available for a fee.


Make yourself at home in one of the 122 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.


This property is closed from December 22 2020 to January 3 2021 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Shuttle to airport

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Spa/health club

  • Sauna

  • Lifts

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Conference room

  • Indoor pool

  • Restaurant

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Café
  • Restaurant
Front desk services
  • Bellboy
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Beauty & wellness
  • Sauna
  • Spa/health club
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Shuttle to airport
Pool & beach
  • Indoor pool
  • Ballroom
  • Business centre
  • Conference room
  • Garden
  • Lifts
  • Multilingual staff
  • Does Crowne Plaza Reading offer free breakfast?

    No, Crowne Plaza Reading does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Crowne Plaza Reading have non-smoking rooms

    No, Crowne Plaza Reading doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Crowne Plaza Reading provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Crowne Plaza Reading have a swimming pool?

    No, Crowne Plaza Reading does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Crowne Plaza Reading have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Crowne Plaza Reading does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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