Great Expectations Reading

Great Expectations Reading


33 London Street, Reading, United Kingdom

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Reviews for Great Expectations Reading

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Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness7.9
  • Comfort7.9
  • Facilities8.0
  • Location9.1
  • Services7.6
  • Staff8.9
  • Value for money8.4
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers most popular!
  • Business travelers 

About Great Expectations Reading

Conveniently located in the heart of the town, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Reading. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

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Good to Know

Distance to city centre

0.4 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

London Heathrow

Distance to airport

22.1 mi



3:00 PM


11:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+44 118 950 3925

Amenities at Great Expectations Reading

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • No smoking
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Carpeted
  • CD player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Cleaning products
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Trash cans
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Coffee shop
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sofa
  • DVD player
  • Sofa bed


  • Casino
  • Golf


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

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Where is Great Expectations Reading

Getting Around

Reading Queen's Rd0.2 mi
Reading Rbh Main Entrance0.5 mi
Reading University (Redlands Rd)0.9 mi
Reading Reading Festival1.1 mi
Reading Calcott4.1 mi
Reading Pincents Lane4.1 mi

FAQs when booking at Great Expectations Reading

  • Is pricing at Great Expectations Reading comparable to 3 star hotels in Reading?

    Hotels in Reading that are rated 3 stars generally cost 144.46/night, but on average, Great Expectations Reading is available for 42% less than the average rate in the area. You can usually enjoy a stay at Great Expectations Reading for $84/night. This is a great deal for {6} users planning to visit Reading.

  • How close is Great Expectations Reading to the nearest airport, London Heathrow?

    With no traffic, the 22.1 mi drive between Great Expectations Reading and London Heathrow (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 44min. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from London Heathrow to Great Expectations Reading?

    Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Great Expectations Reading guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Reading.

  • What is the Great Expectations Reading phone number?

    You can reach the front desk of Great Expectations Reading at +44 118 950 3925.

  • Does Great Expectations Reading have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Great Expectations Reading has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at Great Expectations Reading?

    Great Expectations Reading has a normal check-in time of after 3:00 PM, and check-out time of before 11:00 AM.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Great Expectations Reading, Reading, ENG, United Kingdom?

    Great Expectations Reading room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $84/night, with the best deals starting from $58/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there a restaurant at Great Expectations Reading?

    Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at Great Expectations Reading, Reading, ENG, United Kingdom. There is also a bar and lounge area in the hotel.

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