Reading is a fantastic, vibrant city full of an excellent range of hotels and B&B’s to suit any type of business visitor looking to enjoy everything this area has to offer.
As part of the London commuter belt, and with major companies like Microsoft and ING Direct holding their headquarters here, Reading attracts thousands of business visitors every single year.
So whether you’re visiting for the weekend to meet a potential client, or working in a serviced office here for a few months, you’ll find plenty of accommodation options that meet your needs.
When you need to book somewhere comfortable, basic and cheap quickly, budget hotels are extremely useful.
Premier Inn has three hotels in Reading, each providing exceptional customer service, comfortable lodgings and useful facilities like meeting rooms, WIFI and free parking (Reading Central does not offer free parking). The Hillingdon Prince Hotel is a good choice if you’re working from an extremely tight budget as their rates are extremely low. They also have a ‘no hidden extras’ policy which means all the services offered, are included in the price you pay or clearly marked as extra. Free services include; use of an onsite gym, WIFI and parking. For friendly and efficient service and clean, comfortable rooms book into The Ibis which is conveniently located in the centre of the city.
Other good budget hotels in the area include; Quality Hotel, The Abbey House, Great Expectations and Crowne Plaza.
When you want to stay somewhere exciting, fresh and different there are plenty of great options for you to choose from in Reading.
If you want to go around the world in 80 seconds, book in at The Elephant and enjoy gorgeous colourful oriental rugs, handmade furniture, and the latest technology. This hotel is ideal if you want to feel a world away from business meetings at the end of a long day. For a chain hotel with a difference, check in to The Pentahotel Reading where you can enjoy sexy, rich colour schemes alongside sleek, practical room design. This hotel is incredibly stylish and provides visitors with a memorable hotel chain experience. And for an escape from the city and absolutely huge rooms, book into Bird In Hand where all the rooms have delicate, personal touches and some rooms are designed in the style of a refurbished French Chateau – ideal if you want to enjoy some greenery after a hard day in the city, and if you love to feel like you’ve got a lot of square metres for your money.
When you want to stay in a hotel where the towels are extra fluffy, the bath is extra deep and the bed is extra memory foam, you’ll want to book into one of Readings many luxury hotels.
The Forbury Hotel is a fine example of how luxury can be homely. The rooms contain extremely comfortable furniture and furnishings and plenty of little details that make the hotel memorable.
If you’re looking for sexy, opulent luxury The Malmaison is a great option and has a good selection of upgrades if you want to push the boat out.