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4.6 out of 5

"Nice atmosphere, friendly staff. The food is also very good albeit a little pricey " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 17 Nov 2019

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Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£76* Per night/room 29 Oct - 30 Oct

Premium Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Single Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room (1 Emperor Bed)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite (1 Emperor Bed)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

The spacious rooms at Crowne Plaza Reading East get high marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Dinton Pastures Country Park. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a full-service spa. Built in 2010, this 4-star hotel has 174 rooms over 7 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and an LED TV.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with LED TVs, fridges and room service
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free self-parking and extended parking
  • Options for a bite to eat or a relaxing drink include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • English breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Indulge with deep-tissue massages, body scrubs or body treatments at Esprit Fitness and Spa
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage and wedding services
  • On-site recreation includes a gym, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests really like the accommodation for the spaciousness and cleanliness
  • Just a 1-minute drive from Dinton Pastures Country Park and a few minutes from Thames Valley Park

Crowne Plaza Reading East ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Crowne Plaza Reading East

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5 out of 5
Nice atmosphere, friendly staff. The food is also very good albeit a little pricey

Posted by on 17 Nov 2019

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4 out of 5
Nothing was unique really - we went there because on arrival at the Holiday Inn South near junction 11 we were told that the pool and gym were shut for refurbishment. This was dissappointing as the whole reason for booking and paying the extra above a Travel Lodge was to have those facilities. We spoke with a lady at ebookers who cancelled this booking and got us in at the Holiday Inn at Junction 10. More expensive at 4 star but with great facilities and we had a good time. We like the window open and found the motorway noisy at night.

Posted by on 25 Mar 2019

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5 out of 5

Handy for visiting London

Pros: The room. loction, food, and quality
Location: We used it as a base to visit London and it was effortless as the Train Station is right on the doorstep.
We were really impressed with everything about this hotel. I really can't find fault and only wished we could have stayed longer. We used it as a base to visit London but really that was doing it a disservice. It is a lovely Hotel to stay and enjoy. The Breakfast was so varied and good quality. The price we paid was without doubt a bargain. Would highly recommend it.

Posted by , from Devon on 5 Mar 2017

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4 out of 5

Something for the weekend

Good value at the weekend, quiet ,nice staff. easy check in/out, excellent locality for 1 night or local business stay

Posted by on 22 May 2012

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5 out of 5

Holiday Inn M4 J10

I stayed at the holiday Inn to incorporate a business trip and also meet up with some friends. I normally stay at the Best Western, but this was fully booked. However l am glad it was booked. This is a new hotel and it is superb. Extremley good price, fantastic service, great food - Everything a business/stop over could wish for - Highly recommended. Walking distance to Winnersh Station which takes you direct into Reading Station. Also a walking distance to cinema and pubs. Great location for M4 which is about 2 mins away (no motorway noise heard) - Also 10 min drive to Reading Fc/London Irish and 20 mins to Reading town centre

Posted by on 27 Sep 2010

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About the Crowne Plaza Reading East

Location Wharfedale Road, Reading, England RG41 5TS

Property Features

Crowne Plaza Reading East offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business centre. Event space at this hotel measures 561 square feet (52 square metres) and includes conference centres. A sauna, a terrace, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Crowne Plaza Reading East. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Reading hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 174 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 561 sq ft of conference space
  • 52 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2010
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Fridge
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Wokingham Winnersh Triangle Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and extended parking

Room Amenities

Crowne Plaza Reading East offers 174 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. A pillow menu is available. 50-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Reading hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining
  • LED television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Pillow options
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout curtains
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy English breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and at the weekend from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Caprice Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club and a sauna.

Spa Services

Esprit Fitness and Spa has 5 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 3 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Prenatal massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 3
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

If the property's door is locked upon arrival, guests must call the property from the intercom at the entrance for assistance.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Tax ID - 930 120 872

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, Barclaycard and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. The tax ID number is 930 120 872. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, Barclaycard and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit in all accommodation. 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, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless checkout are available. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • State tax ID - 930 120 872
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: GBP 50.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 18.50 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct 10 Hotel Wokingham
  • Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct 10 Wokingham
  • Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct 10 Hotel
  • Holiday Inn M4 Jct 10 Hotel
  • Holiday Inn M4 Jct 10
  • Crowne Plaza Reading Reading
  • Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct 10
  • Crowne Plaza Reading East Hotel
  • Crowne Plaza Reading East Reading
  • Crowne Plaza Reading East Hotel Reading
  • Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct 10 an IHG Hotel

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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