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Hotel Description

At The Crown at Playhatch you'll be 4.5 km (2.8 mi) from Reading Abbey Ruins and 1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Mill at Sonning. Highlights at this lodge include a restaurant, free self parking and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and all 10 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi, balconies or patios and coffee/tea makers. Free newspapers, safes and hairdryers are also available.

The restaurant, The Crown, serves African cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a library and a terrace. English breakfast is available daily between 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 3-star Reading lodge, attractions include Madejski Stadium and Mapledurham House and Watermill.

Double Room, 1 King Bed, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

82.0% of guests recommend out of 786 reviews


About the The Crown at Playhatch

Location Playhatch, Reading, England RG4 9QN

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A library, a terrace, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly The Crown at Playhatch. Self parking is free. This 3-star Reading lodge is smoke free.

  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: London (LHR-Heathrow) (40.9 km / 25.4 mi)
  • Train station: Reading Station (4.9 km / 3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Crown at Playhatch offers 10 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. This individually decorated accommodation includes desks. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a English breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

The Crown – This restaurant specialises in African cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


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

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available


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 15.00 for adults and GBP 5 for children (approximately)

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

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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.