Hillingdon Prince Hotel - Reading

39 Christchurch Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG2 7AN  show map
 2 stars
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Hillingdon Prince Hotel - Reading

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Hillingdon Prince Hotel is a 2-star property only 1050 meters from Madejski Stadium, Oracle Shopping Centre and University of Reading.

The quiet hotel is placed in a shopping area, a short walk from a museum, a theater and a church. Reading city center is 2 km away.

Restaurants and bars are set close to the property.

Hillingdon Prince Hotel lies within 40 minutes’ drive to London Heathrow airport.

Rooms

The hotel rooms are modern and come with pay television, a private safe, a writing table, cable TV with on-demand movies and free wireless internet. They are furnished with a Victorian décor.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a hearty continental breakfast is served. Guests are invited to the Restaurant And Lounge bar to unwind with a drink.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Bicycle rental services are also provided.

Relax

The property offers a gym and a fitness center to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   69.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

39 Christchurch Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG2 7AN

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City Center
  • Reading
    1.4 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Reading Train Station
    1.8 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    69

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Rooms and availability

Hillingdon Prince photos Exterior Hotel information
Studio
  • Room size:

    3 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Hillingdon Prince photos Exterior Hotel information
Family Room
  • Room size:

    4 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Hillingdon Prince photos Room
Club Double Room
  • Room size:

    3 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

The Club rooms feature an en-suite shower room, a flat-screen Freeview TV, free WiFi, refrigerator and microwave.

Hillingdon Prince photos Room
Double Room
  • Room size:

    3 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room includes flat-screen Freeview TV, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities, a fridge and a microwave.

Hillingdon Prince photos Room
Budget Double Room
  • Room size:

    3 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room offers a Flat-screen TV with Freeview, free WiFi,tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge and microwave. The ensuite will have a shower and/or a bath. The budget rooms have not been refurbished.

Hillingdon Prince photos Room
Twin Room
  • Room size:

    3 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room includes flat-screen Freeview TV, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities, a fridge and a microwave.

Hillingdon Prince photos Room
Family Room 1 double 1 single
  • Room size:

    4 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This room includes flat-screen Freeview TV, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities, a fridge and a microwave.

Hillingdon Prince photos Room
Small Single Room
  • Room size:

    3 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This room includes flat-screen Freeview TV, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities, a fridge and a microwave.

Hillingdon Prince Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Lemon Grove Gallery1.3 km
  • But Is It Art1.5 km

Popular areas

  • City Center1.3 km

Places of interest

  • Royal Berkshire Hospital600 m
  • Reading College1.1 km
  • University of Reading Library1.2 km
  • Reading Central Library1.2 km
  • Abtei der Kluniazenser1.2 km
  • Reading Borough Council1.2 km
  • School of Systems Engineering, University of Reading1.3 km
  • Reading Crown Court1.3 km
  • University of Reading1.3 km
  • Reading Magistrates Court1.4 km
  • University of West London - Berkshire Institute for Health1.5 km
  • HM Prison1.6 km

Train stations

Shopping areas

  • Oracle Shopping Centre1.0 km

Amusement

  • TVL Paint Ball Supplies (Weekend Warriors)800 m
  • Vue Cinemas1.2 km
  • Vue1.2 km
  • BJ's Luxury Bingo1.4 km
  • Shipleys Amusements1.5 km
  • Quicksilver1.6 km

Museums

Parks

  • Forbury Gardens1.4 km

Theaters

  • Progress Theatre300 m
  • The Hexagon1.0 km
  • The Jelly Leg'D Chicken Arts Centre1.5 km

Local attractions

  • Gallery Fifty Five15.8 km
    High Street, Hook
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      69

    Hotel Awards

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    Hillingdon Prince Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hillingdon Prince

    Average guest rating

    6.2out of 10
    Good
    Based on 258 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      5.0

      internet wasn't working for the 3 days i was there

    • Family with children
      8.2

      Quiet and relaxed environment, coasy suites.

      Hard mattress

    • Older travelers
      4.6

      Considering its location it's quite and peaceful.

      We were told a discounted rate would apply when we made an extension of stay, but upon checking out the reception of the day said the discount did not exist! And she refused to contact and clarify with her colleague who made the promise because it's too early (9 in the morning)... Poor staff.

    • Couple
      8.8

      You need to provide more towels in the rooms. If i remember correctly we had 2 small towels and 1 large towel for 2 adults, which wasn't enough. Apart from that, there was no problems.

    • Single
      6.6

      The booking worked smoothly. The rooms were functional to good. The hotel was efficient and quick at getting taxis. The food was good. Staff were friendly. The fitness equipment was nearly new.

      The ambience of the bar was rather old-fashioned.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Friendly staff, warm room and bathroom and good choice at breakfast

      second bed not made up on arrival but quickly attended to. Fire door in corridor outside room banged loudly everytime anyone went through.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      staff - excellent-v friendly and very helpful

      hotel generally looking very tired.

    • Single
      5.4

      It was driving distance to Reading town centre.

      Mine was a last minute booking, but was only told on arrival that I had no shower (there actually was one, but had been taped up and not working). I chose the hotel as it had a gym, but couldn't use this as the gym had no shower either. Also, the advert said the room had satellite tv, but I actually only had 3 channels available.

    • Family with children
      7.4

      Pleasant rooms, cooking facility, nice staff

      , Distance from center of town.Shower head and faucet needed a serious scrubbing

    • Single
      4.4

      The staff were friendly and helpful. There was ample free parking.

      The hotel is in need of refurbishment. It lacks the basic facilities one expects in a hotel in the price range.

    • Family with children
      7.0

      We liked best that there were facilities like a refrigerator and microwave. It is easy to be able to make/keep fresh things fresh (again) when you're on your way. We also liked the possibility to make some coffee or tea. On the room at the ground floor was airco, that was nice. Shops to buy a takeaway meal were nearby; several to choose from! Staff was friendly and helpfull.

      It looked a bit dusty; windows to look out weren't really clean. For the rest everything was alright.

    • Older travelers
      5.0

      It was ok about us getting back late.

    • Family with children
      6.2

      Hillingdon Prince locates near to Reading university. Walking distance to the Reading city centre. It is a quite place. Prices reasonable. Nice surroundings. On call facilities are good.

      Rooms are small. Double bed rooms sizes are not constant. I used two double rooms, one is big, with cooking facilities. Other one is small. No cooking facilities. I have used tripple bed room also. No cooking facilities. Old type tv in the tripple room, not working properly. Previous rooms got new TVs.There was no iron in tripple room. Drinking glasses provided after reuesting. In 500 block, there was an entrance on the first floor, near to room 517, without a controlled access key. Big noice when opening room doors. I extended my stay for two days, with confirmation from the reception saying that I can use the same room. But next day, same officer informed me that I have to change my room. During the summer, rooms are hot. Not comfortable, other than rainy days. Hotel has to provide fans, I suggest. Rooms have to be categorized according to the sizes and facilities available. Then visitor is aware what he will get. I met 6 receptionists during my 8 days stay. Consistance of information and reservation have to be.

    • Family with children
      8.2

      The room was very spacious and there was free internet access. Nearby there was a bakery and kebab shop and there's buses nearby to the town area. This is very convenient.

    • Family with children
      6.6

      Location near university. Like the neighbourhood. Parking area. Nice breakfast. Good manner employees

      Management should renovate the hotel. It needs that 'something' to become happy and bright. Hall and bar area needs to be modern with modern chairs and tables. Throw wall down and make a bigger room bright with modern colours on the walls and new carpets. Airconditioning should be installed in rooms. Very hot.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Hillingdon Prince Hotel - Reading Reading location
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    Hotel Address:

    39 Christchurch Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG2 7AN

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Reading
      1.4 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Reading Train Station
      1.8 km
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      69

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReadingHillingdon Prince

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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