Holiday Inn Reading South

500 Basingstoke Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG2 0SL  show map
 4 stars
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Holiday Inn Reading South

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Overview

The contemporary Holiday Inn Reading South is a great place in a business area of Reading. Featuring imperial architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 2001.

The property lies within 3.0 km from University of Reading. The venue is set within 4 km from Reading city center.

The hotel offers excellent location close to a valley and parks.

Holiday Inn Reading South can be reached in 40 minutes by car from London Heathrow airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 202 rooms featuring executive double room, twin room and deluxe room with a laptop-compatible safe, climate control, an iron with ironing board, pay TV and free wireless internet. The comfortable rooms feature the courtyard view. They offer en suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

A tasty breakfast is served at the restaurant. The onsite relaxed restaurant specializes in authentic cuisine. The Irish bar serves snacks and desserts.

The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of GBP 14.95 per person per night. 

Services

Guests are welcome to use a safe deposit box, a baggage storage and an ATM for general purposes and a meeting room, a business centre and a photocopier for business needs.

Relax

A health club, a spa lounge and a Jacuzzi are available for guests' relaxation. The property offers a fitness centre and a gym to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   202.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • No elevators
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn Reading South Reading location
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Hotel Address:

500 Basingstoke Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG2 0SL

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City Center
  • Reading
    2.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Reading Train Station
    2.7 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    202

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Holiday Inn Reading South photos Room
Double Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Double bed and 1 Sofa bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • Video games
  • Radio
Deluxe Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Holiday Inn Reading South photos Room
Executive Double Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • Video games
  • Radio

Holiday Inn Reading South Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Lemon Grove Gallery2.3 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center2.4 mi

Places of interest

  • Reading hindu temple3700 ft
  • Shinfield Royal British Legion Club1.6 mi
  • School of Systems Engineering, University of Reading1.6 mi
  • University of Reading Library1.7 mi
  • University of Reading1.9 mi
  • Royal Berkshire Hospital2.1 mi
  • Reading Borough Council2.2 mi
  • Reading Magistrates Court2.2 mi
  • Reading Central Library2.4 mi
  • Abtei der Kluniazenser2.4 mi
  • University of West London - Berkshire Institute for Health2.4 mi
  • Reading College2.4 mi

Shopping areas

  • Oracle Shopping Centre2.2 mi

Amusement

  • The Mad House Play and Party World3700 ft
  • BJ's Luxury Bingo4300 ft
  • TVL Paint Ball Supplies (Weekend Warriors)1.9 mi
  • Vue2.2 mi
  • Vue Cinemas2.2 mi
  • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club2.4 mi
  • American Pool & Snooker2.4 mi
  • Shipleys Amusements2.4 mi

Stadiums

  • Madejski Stadium2700 ft

Museums

  • Museum Of English Rural Life1.9 mi
  • Castle Hill Gallery2.1 mi

Theaters

  • Progress Theatre1.7 mi
  • The Hexagon2.2 mi

Local attractions

  • Gallery Fifty Five8.4 mi
    High Street, Hook
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      202

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReadingHoliday Inn Reading South

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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    Holiday Inn Reading South Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Reading South

    Average guest rating

    7.4out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 97 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      Hotel was good and very handy to major roads. Staff at reception very efficient and friendly. The staff member in the pool/gym area appeared unhappy to be there and this was reflected in her attitude. Food selection was good.

      The mattress on our bed was old and collapsed in several places so a sore back resulted. The hotel only offered internet access for a minimum of 24hours at £15. If you are only staying for a night you need an option for 3hours or 12 hours access.

    • Single
      8.4

      The staff were friendly and the room comfortable. The only 2 suggestion I would like to make are that the halls common to the smoking rooms needs to be deoderized frequently and that in my opinion the cost to connect to internet is very expensive and should be reviewed. Otherwise, the hotel is close to a bus route that takes u right into town and busses are frequent. An overall good experience and I will surely use Holiday Inn again.

      It was fine, for what i paid, it supercedded my expectations.

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      Got a room only deal which was ok, room was lovely. But they said it was 15.00 for breakfast not that good and and to expensive sorry didnt go for the breakfast, only complaint. Room was lovely and staff were very helpful.

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      There is a pub on the site but was not open as being uses for a function. This seemed to leave the hotel over populated and under staffed.

    • Single
      7.0

      Convenience: easy booking and availability. The Holiday Inn product is standardised so I know in advance what I will be getting when I stay there.

      The food at the restraunt was good but the service was slow and the waiter got my order wrong, although this was remedied by a waiteress whod dealt with it well. I didn't enjoy looking at the stacks of dirty plates and left overs that were left around on trollies and I had to be careful to choose clean crockery at the breakfast buffet, some of which was greasy and didn't look very clean.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Convenient, simple and good value

      Slight problem finding car parking space and lack of clear directions from m4 Junction.

    • Single
      8.8

      Convient business location with good leisure facilities.

    • Group of friends
      9.6

      Great location, clean hotel and friendly staff, ideal for a weekend away with friends and only 20 mins in a taxi from Ascot.

      Quite difficult to get things booked to rooms, breakfast far too expensive!

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      i felt that the recetion staf were excellent; caring, helpful and attentive

      The first bottle of wine I ordered was undrinkable and the waiter (?restaurant manger argued that there was nothing wrong iwth it before eventually aggreeing to produce another bottle of a different wine. Either the wine was going off or it should never have been sold. I am unaccustomed to drinking vinegar and as I hardly ever complain about wine I took exception to the attitude of the waiter. It is likley that I would not eat in this hotel restaurant again. A pity because the table waiter was charmoing as were the reception staff

    • Couple
      8.2

      Room was very clean, quite big, the stuff was very helpful, friendly and quick check-in at 2am! The price was good and parking for free!

      We were woke up at 8am by somebody without telling us before. He was knocking on each door!! Also, the room was not isolated well, we did hear a noises from other people. Was not pleasent in the morning.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      The hotel was very clean and the staff very approachable. The food was good.

      The restaurant was not far enough away from the recetion area and children were running around the tables throughout the meal.

    • Older travelers
      9.0

      Value for money for early booking

      We were put off by high prices for basis meals in the restaurant, and ate in the pub adjacent to hotel.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      The layout of the hotel and the bar

      The walls are thin and its very noisey.We wre hoping for a layin but were woken by people and kids running along the corridor at 7am this cntinued till around 9am.also you could here the cleaning staff talking in the hallways this started about 8am. The curtains do not provide a full blackout in the room and it would not hurt them to provide biscuits with the coffee and tea in the room... Even the travel lodge down the road provided that for 19.99 a night. Decore was good but due to the noise it looks like we will have to try some where else next time unless there is another option at the hotel

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Ideal location for purpose of visit. Good meal in Callaghan's. Excellent value for money.

      Wifii in room was expensive as I recall, maybe mistaken. Would have been helpful if a Map of the town of Reading was available. A lot of hotels are using tear of maps at front desk.

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      Our room would not lock when we checked in in the early afternoon - we reported this to Reception and were assured it would be fixed - when we returned to our room at 10.45 this was not the case - again we reported this to Reception - after several suggestions including locking us in the room with a master key we were moved to a room with disabled access. This was OK but rather basic. We were not charged for our breafast which in some way made up for the inconvenience and discomfort

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Holiday Inn Reading South Reading location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    500 Basingstoke Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG2 0SL

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Reading
      2.4 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Reading Train Station
      2.7 mi
    • Bus stop
      700 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      202

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReadingHoliday Inn Reading South

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

    Use Badge