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Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom

3-star3 stars
33 London StreetReadingEnglandRG1 4PSUnited Kingdom, (02) 8228 1927

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Oracle
  • Free WiFi
Fantastic service
Great location
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Could use a good cleaning
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From 227 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom

from A$88
  • Single Room
  • Double Room
  • Standard Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Triple Room
  • Family Room
  • Four Poster Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 29 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Dickens themed - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom’s small print

Also known as

  • Relaxinnz Great Expectations Hotel Reading
  • Relaxinnz Great Expectations Hotel
  • Relaxinnz Great Expectations Reading
  • Relaxinnz Great Expectations

Optional extras

English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 8.95 for adults and GBP 2.95 for children (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for GBP 10 per night

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

What’s around Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom


  • Oracle - 6 min walk
  • Reading Abbey Ruins - 6 min walk
  • University of Reading - 31 min walk
  • Reading Central Library - 4 min walk
  • St. Giles-in-Reading Church - 5 min walk
  • John Lewis Reading - 6 min walk
  • Forbury Gardens - 6 min walk
  • Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 34 min drive
  • Oxford (OXF) - 60 min drive
  • Reading Station - 10 min walk
  • Reading West Station - 21 min walk
  • Reading Earley Station - 10 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 102 reviews

Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom
Great Service, but old Hotel
The building is fairly old as you would expect. But the service was brilliant. Great staff
Hajeinthan, au2 night trip
Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
Great value in Charles Dickens themed hotel.
We only stayed a night, as we had just arrived from Paris and were intending to pick up a car the next day. The rooms were clean and adequate, and fine for the price. The staff were helpful and the meals were lovely. The hotel is where Charles Dickens did some readings, and it had a Charles Dickens theme that gave the place an atmosphere of culture. There were only two shortcomings: there was no lift and, therefore, the stairs were a nightmare particularly with luggage; and the place is actually a local pub, which gets filled with locals who are oblivious to its cultural heritage and are more interested in watching football and detracting from the atmosphere. That being said, it was good value and, being within striking distance from London (about 40 minutes by train), would be better value that staying closer in.
Nicholas, au1 night family trip
Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom
staff very, very helpful and friendly. Quirky hotel with lots of stairs, but hotel staff will usually help with bags. Comfortable room - a bit old fashioned but good bathroom. clean and comfy. only a few minutes walk to centre of reading and about 10 minutes to rail. free breakfast is great, and good bar food in the evenings. I've stayed here a few times. good value for money for this location
A Traveller, au1 night trip
Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
working away
All round a great hotel. Staff were friendly and helpful. Really liked the style of the bar/ reception/ dining area. Ideal for my business trip. Already considering a social trip and this hotel is a definite consideration.
Jamaal, gb1 night trip
Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom
Just stayed overnight as attending hospital the next morning. Lovely bar and eating area, and room was well kitted out and clean. Staff very helpful and attentive. Great location for central Reading.
A Traveller, gb1 night trip

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Relaxinnz Great Expectations, Reading, United Kingdom

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