Crowne Plaza Reading East
“The staff throughout were very friendly and dedicated to their guests” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
Situated in the Winnersh Triangle within close proximity of the M4, Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham, this hotel offers a range of air-conditioned, contemporary and stylish bedrooms, eight state-of-the-art meeting rooms and the Esprit Spa & Wellness with extensive leisure facilities including a 19-metre indoor pool and Monu Spa. The Caprice Restaurant offers relaxed dining throughout the day. Complimentary underground parking is provided.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 174
- Family rooms: 23
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Hearing loop installed
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Indoor Pool
- Gym available
- Spa Available
- Weekly Entertainment
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Fully air conditioned
- Outdoor parking spaces: 2
- Indoor parking spaces: 126
- Accessible bedrooms: 9
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £99
- Double room, minimum price: £99
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
Berkshire essentially consists of two distinct parts. The western half is predominantly rural, with the Lambourn Downs spilling down to the River Lambourn and the Berkshire Downs to the majestic Thames. The eastern half of Berkshire may be more urban but here, too, there is the opportunity to get out and savour open spaces. Windsor Great Park and Maidenhead Thicket are prime examples. Threading their way through the county are two of the South’s prettiest rivers – the Lambourn and the Pang. Beyond the tranquil tow paths of the Kennet and Avon Canal, Greenham Common’s famous airbase has been transformed to delight walkers of all ages.
Reading and Newbury are the county’s major towns, and the River Kennet flows through them both. Reading is a vibrant, multicultural centre with great shopping and plenty of history. Oscar Wilde was incarcerated in Reading prison in the late 19th century, and wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol about his experience. Newbury is probably best known for its race course, which opened in 1905, although the first recorded racing at Newbury was a century before that. Famous people born in the county include Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Winlset and Ricky Gervais.
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