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4.5 out of 5

"Great overall, however the only improvement we can think of is an inclusion of a fridge. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 16 Oct 2016

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Hotel Description

Pentahotel Reading puts you in the heart of Reading, within steps of Hexagon and Broad Street Mall. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a conference center.

You can enjoy Smart TVs with digital channels, and all 206 rooms feature free WiFi, first-run movies, and hair dryers. You'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries to enhance your stay. 24-hour room service, phones, and desks are also available. Change of towels is available on request.

Penta Lounge serves vegan cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and a coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also extended parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Reading City Centre hotel include Reading Civic Centre and Oracle.

Standard Room (penta)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$81* Per night/room 7 Dec. - 8 Dec.

Room (Penta Plus)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room (Penta PlayerPad)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite (Penta PlayerPad)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

pentahotel Reading ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for pentahotel Reading

Everyone (2)
5 out of 5

Overall it was a great hotel

Great overall, however the only improvement we can think of is an inclusion of a fridge.

Posted by on 16 Oct. 2016

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4 out of 5

nice and central. clean comfortable room.

nice place to stay reasonably priced clean and comfortable.

Posted by , from Australian on 31 Aug. 2016

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 5920 square feet (550 square meters) and includes a conference center. A fitness center, a library, and a vending machine are also featured at the business-friendly pentahotel Reading. This 4-star Reading hotel is smoke free.

  • 206 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 5920 sq ft of conference space
  • 550 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Heathrow Airport (LHR) (50.1 km / 31.1 mi)
  • Train station: Reading West Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Pentahotel Reading offers 206 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. 38-inch Smart televisions come with premium digital channels and first-run movies. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Hypo-allergenic bedding, irons/ironing boards, and change of towels can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Smart television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • First-run movies
  • Electric kettle
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Change of towels (on request)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Penta Lounge - This bar specializes in vegan cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Hotel Restaurant - This family restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests may request late check-out at 3 PM on Sundays.

Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 20 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

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 guestroom reservation. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. Air conditioning is not provided. Parties and events are allowed on site. Long-term renters welcome. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each 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; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines and the Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • Events/parties allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • Car not required
  • Long-term renters welcome
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

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

  • Deposit: GBP 25.00 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 15 for adults and GBP 7.50 for children (approximately)
  • Secured extended parking fee: GBP 75 per week
  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 15 (subject to availability)

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

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You should know

  • Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.