Crescent Hotel - Reading

35 Coley Avenue, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 6LL  show map
 3 stars
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Crescent Hotel - Reading

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs/Baby cots

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Crescent Hotel is a good accommodation choice in Reading. The comfortable hotel was built in 1890 and refurbished in 2007.

The hotel is set in the center of a shopping area around 10 minutes' walk of Reading Magistrates Court, Madejski Stadium and Oracle Shopping Centre. The distance between Reading city center and the property is 2 km.

Castle Hill - Bath Road, Russell Street (NE-bound) bus stop is just 200 meters away from the hotel and a 15-minute walk is enough to get to Reading train station. The hotel is around 40 km from RAF airport.

Rooms

All 18 compact rooms at Crescent Hotel feature satellite TV, heating, a wardrobe, coffee/tea makers and a dressing area. All bathrooms are appointed with a shower, bath sheets and a hairdryer.

Services

Guests will make use of free parking, a vending machine and a baggage storage as well as find a meeting room and a copier useful for work.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   18.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Laundry

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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hotel Crescent Hotel - Reading Reading location
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Hotel Address:

35 Coley Avenue, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 6LL

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City Center
  • Reading
    4000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Reading Train Station
    4600 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    18

Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
Size: 130 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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Double Room

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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 165 sq. feet
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    • Private bathroom
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    Triple Room, 3 Twin Beds

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      Suite
      Bed type: 2 Single beds
      Size: 130 sq. feet
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      • Private bathroom
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      With a private bathroom and electric shower. This room cannot accommodate extra beds.

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        Family Room
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 130 sq. feet
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        • Shower
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        This family room has a electric kettle. This room cannot accommodate extra beds.

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          Family Suite
          Size: 175 sq. feet
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          • Private bathroom
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          With a private bathroom and electric shower. This room can accommodate up to 1 extra bed.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Crescent Hotel - Reading Reading location
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            Hotel Address:

            35 Coley Avenue, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 6LL

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Reading
              4000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Reading Train Station
              4600 ft
            • Bus stop
              700 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of rooms:
              18

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • The Lemon Grove Gallery - 3000 ft
            • But Is It Art - 3700 ft

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 3700 ft

            Places of interest

            • Reading Magistrates Court - 2000 ft
            • University of West London - Berkshire Institute for Health - 2300 ft
            • Reading Borough Council - 2700 ft
            • Lifespring Church - 3700 ft
            • Reading Central Library - 4000 ft
            • Abtei der Kluniazenser - 4300 ft
            • Reading Crown Court - 4300 ft
            • HM Prison - 4300 ft
            • Salter's Bros Steamers - 1.0 mi

            Train stations

            Shopping areas

            Amusement

            • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 1700 ft
            • American Pool & Snooker - 2300 ft
            • Vue - 2700 ft
            • Vue Cinemas - 2700 ft
            • Shipleys Amusements - 3000 ft
            • TVL Paint Ball Supplies (Weekend Warriors) - 3000 ft
            • Quicksilver - 3300 ft

            Museums

            • Castle Hill Gallery - 1000 ft

            Parks

            • Forbury Gardens - 4600 ft

            Theaters

            • The Jelly Leg'D Chicken Arts Centre - 4000 ft
            • The Hexagon - 4600 ft

            Business areas

            • Oracle Shopping Centre - 4600 ft

            Local attractions

            • Gallery Fifty Five - 10.4 mi
              High Street, Hook
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2007
              • Number of rooms:
                18
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              Pentahotel Reading
              4 stars
              0.7 km
              Bull Inn Reading
              4 stars
              6 km
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              Crescent Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Crescent Hotel

              Average guest rating

              5.2out of 10
              Guest rating
              Based on 103 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              3.8
              Service
              3.8
              Value
              3.5
              Location
              5.8

              Guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                5.0

                The Hotel is well located, just a short distance from the city centre and the price was reasonable.

                The hotel reception area was dark, dowdy, gloomy, uninspiring dated ;70'S. In our room the lampshade, shirting boards, picture frames, nets and curtain was very dusty. The window was absolutely filthy with a view of a large dust bin as the focal point. The bed covering was tired and dated and the bed was old, stained and not secure. The bathroom floor was uneven and creaked continuously, the shower was cramped and filthy and the hand basin taps did not matched, with the cold water tap just dribbled. The TV options was limited to only BBC channels and was located above the wardrobe, which was about 8ft in the air which made viewing very uncomfortable. The noise from the other rooms was clearly audible throughout our stay.

              • Group of friends
                6.4

                Rooms were quite a nice size and beds were comfy.

                Have to pay extra for full english breakfast at the weekend, although the continental was quite adequate and included eggs and beans.

              • Family with children
                4.4

                Frankly the location of the hotel is ideal but the management should seriously look into refurbishing of the entire place as the beds are uncomfortable and the carpets too require changing. The hot water shower in our initial room was not working and after some harsh words we were given a better room with a working shower. Staff are friendly - overall the hotel's very basic - if this is what one is looking for than there is no course for complain. I had no choice as all the hotels were fully booked so it was a case of appearance on the net that had caused me to choose crescent hotel. I wish the owner, management and staff all the best and perhaps a paradigm shift to improve the hotel, after all, a little investment will go a long way for you. Cheers and happy days!!!!

              • Couple
                3.8

                The pot of tea at breakfast

                Mattress was a shocker, the springs digging into back Internet did not work for our entire stay. Initially this was blamed on an overload, and then the next day on the rain. Shower had old hairs....looked like it wasn't cleaned properly. Very busy at breakfast, and only one lady doing all the cooking and serving...had to wait a long time. The price was far too high for this Hotel standard. You'd be better off sleeping under a bridge in a cardboard box.

              • Older travelers
                5.0

                not much ok for town centre

                no hot water no heating no bar at weekends its a student shack

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                We appreciated the welcome and understanding of the member of staff who welcomed us.It met our short stay needs

                Just a bit run down on early impression

              • Single
                8.8

                convenient for link up for working away from home

              • Single
                5.8

                It is easy to locate and has its own parking. It is a short easy walk from the town center. Its location is reasonably quiet. Everything appeared to be kept clean.

                Its a converted house rather than purpose-built. The floors and partition walls between rooms are a bit on the thin side for noise protection from other guests and some fittings are a little on the old/worn out side. The basic-class rooms must share a single bathroom and toilet - this could have been more clearly described on the booking page, e.g. "Basic - NO ensuite". This shared bathroom lacked a free/engaged indicator.

              • Single
                3.8

                Everything was poor, the worst hotel I have ever stopped in! Awful decor, standards and overall feel! Room stank of cigarettes when I went in! Woman serving breakfast didn't speak English and seemed to cook, serve, clean up.....everything! So service was slow and all tables dirty! I was crawling just led on the bed, think I need flea spray now!!! I honestly don't think the room has ever been cleaned properly, I didn't even have a shower sue to the manky bathroom!

              • Couple
                6.2

                Lots of toast at breakfast. Close to citycentre

                Very rude staff on desk who was aggressive in the way he talked to my girlfriend, indicating she, despite a university degree,was stupid.the bed was lacking substance on the left side and there was a big hole in the carpet. The breakfast was only for an hour on a Sunday and was too early really.

              • Single
                5.0

                The breakfast and the breakfast room scored the best marks with me.

                The room was small for a double bed room. The bed (mattress) was bad; overused, uncomfortable. Woke up with back-ache. The bath room needs more attention; wash-basin too small to allow ordinary brushing of teeth and shaving. The shower cubicle had mildew at the corners and the shower head was scaled so much that water could hardly flow through. The floor carpeting next to the bed had a burn hole.

              • Family with children
                3.8

                Checking out

                Old lumpy matress, dirty bathroom, virtually unusable shower, limescale mountain in kettle.

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                Value for money comfortable, parking an advantage cloce to city centre and helpful staff.

              • Single
                3.2

                The hote is not good at all.. not recommend to stay there...

                The rooms are not good, the breakfast is so worst..smelly with oil.. Fruits are basic things at each breakfast, but not avaialble... Bath towels, and duvets are not washed....Surpisingly, the insects are in the room...

              • Single
                4.6

                Reception was always manned when I needed for any questions or queries. The room was priced economically.

                My small room was on the second floor up several flights of stairs with doors that opened onto staircases. The shared bathroom was a half floor below so there was no way of telling whether it would be occupied or not. The sink in my room appeared to have no hot water. The bed was very noisy.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Crescent Hotel - Reading Reading location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              35 Coley Avenue, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 6LL

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Reading
                4000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Reading Train Station
                4600 ft
              • Bus stop
                700 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2007
              • Number of rooms:
                18