Great Expectations - Relaxinnz - Reading

33 London Street, Reading, United Kingdom, RG14PS  show map
 3 stars
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Great Expectations - Relaxinnz - Reading

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee shop

TV

Flat-screen TV

Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Sports activities

Golf course

Overview

The 3-star Great Expectations - Relaxinnz boasts close proximity to Reading hindu temple, Madejski Stadium and Coral Reef just 3.6 km away.

The city center is 10 minute walking distance from the hotel. This central property is located in the center of Reading.

Quick access to restaurants, a stadium and bars is provided.

The hotel lies within a 10-minute walk of Reading train station. 40 minutes' drive from London Heathrow airport.

Rooms

Rooms of Great Expectations - Relaxinnz are appointed with free wireless internet, climate control, coffee/tea makers, a private toilet and an iron with ironing board. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is available from 07:00 to 09:00. Serving a wide range of dishes, Revolution can be reached within 10 minutes’ walk.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   29.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • CD player

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until 07:00-11:00 

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

33 London Street, Reading, United Kingdom, RG14PS

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City Center
  • Reading
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Reading Train Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    29

Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
Size: 140 sq. feet
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 130 sq. feet
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      Family Room
      Size: 155 sq. feet
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        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 120 sq. feet
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Great Expectations - Relaxinnz - Reading Reading location
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          Hotel Address:

          33 London Street, Reading, United Kingdom, RG14PS

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Reading
            1000 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Reading Train Station
            2300 ft
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until 07:00-11:00 
          • Number of rooms:
            29

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • The Lemon Grove Gallery - 1000 ft
          • But Is It Art - 1400 ft

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 700 ft

          Places of interest

          • Reading Central Library - 700 ft
          • Abtei der Kluniazenser - 700 ft
          • Reading Borough Council - 1000 ft
          • Reading Crown Court - 1000 ft
          • HM Prison - 1700 ft
          • Reading Magistrates Court - 1700 ft
          • University of West London - Berkshire Institute for Health - 2000 ft
          • Royal Berkshire Hospital - 2300 ft
          • Reading College - 2700 ft

          Train stations

          Shopping areas

          Amusement

          • Vue - 700 ft
          • Vue Cinemas - 700 ft
          • TVL Paint Ball Supplies (Weekend Warriors) - 1000 ft
          • Shipleys Amusements - 1700 ft
          • Quicksilver - 2000 ft
          • American Pool & Snooker - 2700 ft
          • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 3300 ft

          Museums

          • Castle Hill Gallery - 2700 ft

          Parks

          • Forbury Gardens - 1400 ft

          Theaters

          • The Hexagon - 700 ft
          • The Jelly Leg'D Chicken Arts Centre - 1700 ft

          Business areas

          • Oracle Shopping Centre - 1000 ft

          Local attractions

          • Gallery Fifty Five - 10.5 mi
            High Street, Hook
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until 07:00-11:00 
            • Number of rooms:
              29
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            4 stars
            5 km
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            Great Expectations - Relaxinnz Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Great Expectations - Relaxinnz

            Average guest rating

            6.8out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 246 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            8.0
            Rooms
            6.0
            Service
            6.5
            Value
            6.9

            Guest reviews

            • Single
              6.2

              Great location close to, but just outside the busy area of the city centre. Comfortable, spacious room. Included in the price was a nice cooked breakfast.

              Quite a bit of noise from RISC next door some nights. Bathroom had a damp smell.

            • Single
              9.2

              Easy check in ,friendly staff

              Building work right outside my window...Started work about 6:30 am which woke me up

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The staff were very helpful and friendly, and made us feel most welcome.Will certainly stay there again on our next visit to the town.

              A bit noisy from the street at night, but this was a Saturday and not totally unexpected.

            • Single
              7.8

              Just a few minutes walk from the centre. 24 hour access. Real Ale Bar and restaurant. Good breakfast included. Friendly and helpful staff. This was my second visit as I enjoyed my stay in 2009. Good value for money.

              Currently (May 2010) building work next door. Builders started at 0700 - should have been 0800 according to the hotel - good job I had earplugs. Hotel said they would speak to them about it. Steep stairs to top floor

            • Single
              9.6

              Friendly staff and great location and bar. Great value - no parking but Oracle nearby and value of room more than covers parking costs.

            • Family with children
              6.2

              Good central location in Reading. Good sized room

              No lift in hotel which was a problem for anyone with mobility problems -due to recent health problem I had difficulty struggling up the steep and winding stairs. There was no warning re lack of lift when I booked.Noise can be a problem -poor sound insulation between rooms meant that you could follow your neighbours conversation whether you wanted to or not. Fan in room covered in dust.

            • Group of friends
              8.8

              it was clean and the service was good, also making you feel as your within a family with the service they offer..

              cannot recon on any...

            • Family with children
              8.0

              Very friendly stay although puzzled by attempt to cancel our visit on the day before booked stay because of a "flood"; when we queried this and asked if similar accommodation could be booked for us instead they then rang back to stay that infact our booking was not cancelled. We wondered if there had an error with the booking - possibly overbooking.

            • Single
              7.4

              It was in a good location handy to everything, large room but nothing flash. I loved the classic old English pub, one of the better ones in town. They served a great English breakfast for you hearty eaters - not my type of food. Also had tea and coffee facilites in room which was great. Overall a pleasant stay.

              Bottom sheet was too small for bed so it moved about. Cleaner wouldn't take my dirty towel even though I left it on the floor twice, had to ask for it to be taken. The cleaner must of had long dark hair as I found this on the bathroom floor and on the bed (though the sheets were clean).

            • Single
              7.4

              Good location, a lovely pub downstairs with great character that serves good food. I would stay again.

              Great expectations - it wasnt what I hoped for. The bedroom window wouldnt close - it looked like it had been like that for ages because there were vines / leaves climbing through it. Not very friendly for mobility impaired people - lots of stairs.

            • Group of friends
              8.8

              The cooked breakfasts are really good, and the staff is always friendly.

            • Single
              4.2

              Hotel have locked all the summ for 5 days on the card. Great Expectations do not meet any expectations, as one day room was floated from the silling and next day staff after clearning room did not close the door.

            • Single
              2.8

              Absolutely non-sense hotel, the room was completely leaking and had a horrible time in the room. Checked in late in night and no one to attend the guest...complete mess. One of the most ridiculous hotel i have ever stayed. I will never ever refer this to anyone on my lifetime.Ridiculous hotel

            • Family with children
              6.6

              The location of the hotel is very good since it's only 5 minutes away from the city centre (on foot).

              1. The hotel staff messed up my reservation. 2. The room is quite old and there is no lift in the building. Series of staircases make it very inconvenient if you have got senior citizen with you along with big pieces of luggage. 3. Breakfast is usually served from 8-10 am but the staff was half an hour late so we all missed our breakfast.

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              Very comfy and we were looked after well.

              Difficulty with the parking.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Great Expectations - Relaxinnz - Reading Reading location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            33 London Street, Reading, United Kingdom, RG14PS

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Reading
              1000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Reading Train Station
              2300 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until 07:00-11:00 
            • Number of rooms:
              29