About the hotel
Convenient and centrally located, easyHotel Reading welcomes visitors to explore the local sights with ease and lay their head down in clean, comfortable rooms. Whether you’re looking for a short stay or planning a weekend visit, you couldn’t be in better hands with easyHotel Reading. Located on Caversham Road, right by the River Thames and just under a mile from the centre, it’s easy to get around and delve right on into some exciting exploration.
Sitting just 0.5 miles and a 10 minute walk from Reading train station, whether you’re looking to branch out to nearby areas or take in the sights right in the centre of town, the choice is comfortably yours. Our budget-friendly rooms are air-conditioned, fully heated and come with their own en-suite bathroom. With WiFi and TV options on offer, this cheap hotel in Reading is ideal for both business and leisure travellers.
Where to eat
From well-known names like TGI Fridays and Toby Carvery to more independent eats such as Cozze and River Spice Reading, there’s a whole bunch of affordable places all over town where you can tuck into some tasty meals, all within walking distance of your easyHotel. Ahead of a busy day, be sure to visit popular breakfast spot, The Gorge Cafe for generous portions and friendly service or check out any one of the coffee shops dotted around the town, from C.U.P. Speciality coffee & tea to Nibsy's Coffee Shop.
If a quick lunch or dinner is on the menu, The Oracle Centre in the heart of Reading is a great place to fill up on favourites such as KFC, Pizza Express and Bill’s in between a spot of shopping or film watching at the 10 screen Vue cinema. If catching a late night viewing, there are also bars to dive into, such as Brown’s and All Bar One where you can enjoy a drink or two. Or you can pay a visit to Las Iguanas for happy hour cocktails and tasty Brazilian dishes.
If you feel like a hearty, home cooked meal after a long day of sightseeing, Nepalese restaurant Standard Tandoori couldn’t be better placed, just a minute walk from your easyHotel. Or if some filling pub grub is on the menu, you’ve got plenty to choose from both close to your hotel and slightly further into town.
What to see
Reading is a vibrant Berkshire town, full of historic, cultural and leisurely sights to uncover. Famous for the annual music event, Reading Festival, and well known for its bustling shopping centre, The Oracle Centre, which is located right in the centre, there are plenty of attractions to check out.
Of all the cheap hotels in Reading centre, our location is ideal if you are looking for fun and adrenaline, as there are theme parks sitting within 20 miles of the town centre. From the twists and turns of Thorpe Park’s thrilling rides to the kid-friendly amusements of Legoland Windsor, there are plenty of activities to keep the family entertained.
For history buffs, Reading is full of hidden gems, with the Abbey ruins and Forbury Gardens - a public park housing The Maiwand Lion war memorial - both within a 15-minute walk from your easyHotel. If you feel like venturing a little bit further afield, the historic walls of Windsor castle are just a short 15-mile drive or train journey away.
All bedrooms are air-conditioned, fully heated, with their own en-suite bathroom.
WiFi and TV are available at an additional cost.
All rooms are non-smoking
Checking in/ out
Earliest check-in time: 15:00 (Early check-in from 12:00 is available for £10, subject to availability).
Latest check-out time: 10:00 (Late check-out until 12:00 is available for £10, subject to availability).
Please be advised that you will be asked to provide fresh graphic identification upon arrival.
Need anything else? Just ask at reception. Hairdryers and irons are available.
From the airport: London Heathrow
By Car: Approximately a 45 minute drive. From T1-4 follow signs for M4 West, exit at J11 and follow sings for Reading then Caversham. From T5, follow M25 northbound to J15. Exit onto M4 West. Exit at J11 and follow signs to Reading then Caversham.
By coach: Trains from Heathrow to Reading leave every 20 minutes.
From the Train and Bus Station:
The hotel is situated a 5 minute walk from Station North Interchange.
Where to park
Hotel has a limited parking spaces available on ‘first come first serve basis’. Daily parking permit can be purchased from the hotel reception and displayed on the car dashboard. There are many public car parks within walking distance, the nearest car park is located at Reading Train Station.