04 Oct The 6 best serviced apartments in Reading
Reading is located in Berkshire, England and is one of the largest towns in the country. Home to the famous Reading festival – which over 100,000 people attended in 2019 alone – the town is a popular destination for weekend getaways and family staycations. While visiting the quaint and charming town of Reading, it’s important that your accommodation sets the standard for a fantastic holiday, which is exactly why we’ve put together a list of the best serviced apartments in Reading!
1. 100 Kings Road Apartments
For a bright and spacious living area, Kings Road Apartments are ideal for relaxing and unwinding in comfort. Located in the centre of the town, these apartments make enjoying all the town has to offer easy. From 1 bed to 3 beds, there’s room for all in these apartments. As a great family property, the whole group can relax in their own space. With an onsite fitness centre and fitness classes available, no matter the length of stay you won’t have to worry about the gym at all!
Reading Abbey Quater
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Less than a 5-minute walk away from these apartments lies Reading Abbey Quarter, the home to the famous Reading Abbey Ruins. What used to serve as a multi-purpose site for monks to come together is now a growing tourist attraction in the town. With live events on at the Abbey throughout the year, Kings Road Apartments are ideal for a short walk back after an evening out in Reading.
2. SACO Reading Castle Crescent
This beautifully restored Victorian house is perfect for a family trip away to Reading. Within a secluded tree-lined area, this apartment takes you away from the busy town streets for a serene stay. You certainly won’t get a bad case of FOMO, however, as within a mere 13-minute walk you will be within the centre of Reading.
Broad Street Mall
As one of the largest shopping malls and car parks in Reading, the Broad Street Mall makes for a popular destination for shoppers all around. Whether you walk or come by car, your journey will be a breeze with only a 10-minute walk from the SACO Reading Castle Crescent apartment. With some splendid places to eat, you can enjoy your afternoon exploring the Broad Street Mall and the surrounding area.
3. Premier Suites Reading
With simple and classic interior you can’t go wrong with Premier Suites Reading. The property also has a pet-friendly policy, meaning you won’t have to leave your little (or big) 4 legged friend at home. Just outside of the Reading John Lewis these apartments are located in the shopping district of the town.
Food and Drink District
Centrally located in the food and drink district, Premier Suites are perfect for all food lovers. With some fantastic names such as Wagamamas and Coconut Bar and Kitchen, you’ll be spoilt for choice staying in this apartment. An added benefit is the 3-minute walk to the Oracle Shopping centre, which also has plenty of delicious food and drink venues.
4. City Tower Apartments
Just a short walk away from Reading’s iconic shopping mall, the Oracle, you can find the City Tower Apartments. With a breath-taking view of the town, you can relax in the living room while watching the sunset over Reading. With a welcoming feel and homely furnishings, this apartment is perfect for hosting friends for a drink or two before heading out for the night.
Come and discover the history behind the town of Reading at the Reading Museum. Dating back to 1883 the museum is jam-packed with interesting history and culture, and tells the story behind the town and how it became what it is today. Less than a 10-minute walk from the City Tower Apartments, your morning is complete at the museum.
5. Stanshawe Court Apartments
Within easy reach of the shops and town centre, Stanshawe Court Apartments are fantastic choices for a night out on the town. With a modern and bright décor, no matter the time of year you visit, you’ll always feel warm and cosy inside. With 1 bed and 2 beds options available, your family can be accommodated here. An added bonus – you can also take your four-legged friend with you to this beautiful apartment.
Reading Train Station
With a day trip to London planned; the Stanshawe Court Apartments are in a prime location for the Reading Train Station. Less than a 5-minute walk to the station from the apartments and you can be on your way to London, with the entire journey taking less than an hour.
6. Kings Road Apartments
As a redesigned Grade ll Georgian building, these modern apartments really do have a special feel. With an open plan kitchen and dining room, the apartment is built to feel spacious and welcoming to all. Just around the corner, you will find the Reading Train Station which has trains heading in and out of London throughout the day, at just a 30-minute journey.
The Riverside Museum
Located on the river banks of the River Kennet is the museum dedicated to the history of human activity on the River Kennet and River Thames. The museum currently occupies two listed water work buildings and is open every day from 10 AM- 6 PM from April to September.
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