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Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

4-star4 stars
18-20 Station RoadReadingEnglandRG1 1JXUnited Kingdom

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Oracle
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.4
Delicious food
Very comfortable
Great room
Could use a good cleaning
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Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

from A$134
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Club Double Room
  • Studio Room

What’s around Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom


  • In Reading City Centre
  • Oracle - 6 min walk
  • Reading Abbey Ruins - 7 min walk
  • University of Reading - 39 min walk
  • Reading Museum and Town Hall - 3 min walk
  • John Lewis Reading - 3 min walk
  • Forbury Gardens - 5 min walk
  • Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 36 min drive
  • Oxford (OXF) - 54 min drive
  • Reading Station - 1 min walk
  • Reading West Station - 18 min walk
  • Reading Earley Station - 12 min drive
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available

About Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

Stylish hotel and brasserie in historic station building

Opposite Reading Station

Malmaison Reading occupies the oldest surviving station hotel in the world, built in 1844, and is opposite Reading railway station in the city center. You'll be within a 5-minute walk of the Oracle shopping center and the Reading Museum and Town Hall.

Ancient ruins, nightlife

For a taste of the town's history, it's a 5-minute stroll to the 19th-century Forbury Gardens, site of the ruins of the 12th-century Reading Abbey. There's plenty of nightlife, too, including at the Hexagon music venue and Highlight Comedy Club, both within a 5-minute drive.

Cocktails and French food

The buzzy Brasserie features industrial-chic decor and serves French-influenced classic dishes. At the laid-back Mal Bar, you can settle into a comfy sofa and enjoy coffees and pastries during the day, then move on to their signature and classic cocktails in the evening.

Chic decor, free WiFi

The 75 stylish guestrooms and suites are decorated with rich fabrics and feature tech perks such as free WiFi and flat-panel TVs. You can take advantage of the 24-hour room service if you're staying in, and enjoy the power shower and luxury toiletries.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 75 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Working away
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Conference space size (meters) -
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


The Brasserie - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Mal Bar - This bar serves light fare only.

Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom’s small print

Also known as

  • Malmaison Reading Hotel
  • Malmaison Reading
  • Reading Malmaison Hotel
  • Malmaison Reading Hotel Reading
  • Malmaison Hotel Reading
  • Malmaison Reading Hotel


Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 12 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10.00

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 251 reviews

Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
Great location opposite the train station. I arrived late but they were welcoming and very efficient. Good sized room. Large bathroom.. Everything I needed for a short stay.
Amanda, au1 night trip
Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
Room was absolutly freezing when we got in! Which wasn’t very welcoming but we did get a new room. Overall lovely room and delicious breakfast
Ryan, gb1 night trip
Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
Great hotel. So convenient to Reading station and Rail/Air coach to Heathrow. ( 1 hour)
David, us1 night trip
Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
Got upgraded on arrival, second time this has happened whilst staying at a Malmaison
Holly, gb1 night trip
Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
A truly outstanding hotel in a great position right next door to Reading Rail Station. Would be a good centre of operations for tourists or business people who don't wish to pay London prices.
michael, gb2 night trip

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Malmaison Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

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