Reading, in itself, may not be the most obvious tourist destination in the world. However, this perfectly pleasant commuter belt town just outside of London is easily accessible, including the new National Walking Trail, the Great Western Route, the Oxford, and of course the UK capital. It’s also a popular location for business meetings and, perhaps most importantly, the annual lively Reading Festival – Europe’s largest One of the popular music events.
One of the benefits of small-scale travel is that accommodation is reliably affordable. That said, it can be a bit of a minefield, lacking international scrutiny, with many privately run “hostels” offering rooms that often It’s not worth the even small expense it costs to stay in it. Fortunately, we’re here to help you avoid mold on your pillow with these top-notch suggestions.
THE ABBEY HOUSE HOTEL
From ￡57 per night
This is a very comfortable old suburban building where the rooms are stylishly furnished, although retaining a traditional style:. In addition to this, it gives you an insight into the lifestyle of most people in Reading.Abbey House’s location also Very well placed, whether it’s to Reading Town for a bite to eat, or to the station, which is only 25 minutes from central London. Most rooms have en-suite bathrooms, all rooms have WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities, and best of all, there is a Communal lounge and bar where you can have a drink at the end of a long day.
From ￡70 per night
Part of Reading’s social fabric, this large pub with a neoclassical exterior is named after the English writer Charles Dickens ( (Charles Dickens) so named for the public readings held in the town. The bar area retains a real charm, with flagstone floors and exposed beams, and is a great place to run into locals and get some Traditional grub. As for the rooms, well, they’re not going to win any design awards, but if you can look past the soft colors and cheap wood fittings. They are very comfortable, warm and clean, and good value. Of course, free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.
IBIS STYLES OXFORD ROAD (Oxford Road)
From Pound50 per night
Ibis-style hotels are certainly not everyone’s cup of tea. Fundamentally, because their “style” seems to have been created by a crazy French AI program trying to understand the Modern interior design. But if you can get around the inexplicable pictures of racehorses, oddly shaped furniture, and like an analog TV losing its signal, the Wall pattern, there is a lot to recommend here. Namely, it’s comfortable, clean, and professionally run, so that you have to accept the design as if the hotel were That’s the way it should be. There are also a number of functional amenities, including en-suite in every room, flat-screen TVs, WiFi and free toiletries.
From ￡40 per night
The Bath Hotel has the charm of a large, old-fashioned coaching inn if you want to avoid the chains, but want comfort and cleanliness in your stay! of executive quality, the Bath Hotel is a great choice. Rooms are predominantly quintessentially British, with carpets, heavy curtains, plush bedding, and plenty of tea and coffee making! Equipment for extra comfort. Breakfast on site is reliably hearty, and if you don’t want to walk 15 minutes into town, there is a bus stop right outside. WiFi is available throughout the hotel.
Hillingdon Prince Hotel
From ￡37 per night
Set in a sizeable late Victorian building, the Prince of Hillingdon Hotel offers guests independence with a number of Self-catering rooms with refrigerator microwave and kitchenette. These rooms are unlikely to win any design awards and are rather featureless, but they are very comfortable and all have en-suite bathrooms, televisions There’s also a communal lounge area with some excellent cooked breakfasts in the morning, and an on-site gym to burn them off! The energy!