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1 room, 2 adults

The Crown at Playhatch, Reading, United Kingdom

3-star3 stars
Playhatch, Reading, England, RG4 9QN, United Kingdom

3-star lodge in Reading with restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Awesome vibe
Great amenities
Delicious food
Fantastic service

The Crown at Playhatch, Reading, United Kingdom

  • Double Room, 1 King Bed, Ensuite

What’s around The Crown at Playhatch, Reading, United Kingdom


  • Mill at Sonning - 21 min walk
  • Oracle - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Microsoft UK Headquarters - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Reading Museum and Town Hall - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Forbury Gardens - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Reading Abbey Ruins - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Reading Central Library - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • John Lewis Reading - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km

Getting around

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 42 min drive
  • Oxford (OXF) - 48 min drive
  • Henley-on-Thames Shiplake Station - 7 min drive
  • Reading West Station - 7 min drive
  • Reading Wargrave Station - 8 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 cabins


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

In the cabin

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room safe

Special features


The Crown - This restaurant specializes in African cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

FAQs for The Crown at Playhatch, Reading, United Kingdom

  • Does The Crown at Playhatch offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Crown at Playhatch does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at The Crown at Playhatch?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at The Crown at Playhatch?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Crown at Playhatch?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 11 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Crown at Playhatch?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves African cuisine. Nearby restaurants include The Crown Inn (1-min walk), The Shoulder of Mutton (1-min walk), and The Flowing Spring (14-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 54 reviews

Good 6.0
Charming but needs some care
The design of the room and the decor of the whole place is lovely. The amenities are great especially the fudge with good selection of tea and coffee in the room. There were stains in the bathroom and shower which can be resolved by renovation or renewing some of the interiors. Breakfast was nice.
gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
What a find
Cute ,cosy , quaint , boutique and would come back with a gouup pf friends . Loved it . What a wee find
T, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Staff were great and very helpful. Room was a bit tired.
David, gb1 night trip
Fair 4.0
Worst place we stayed in the UK
Found about a dozen short curly dark hair in the sheets. Can’t turn on the lights in the bathroom without turning on the lights in the bedroom which is a real problem if someone else is sleeping. Porch light is too bright inside the too and there is no way to shut it off. Door lock has to be jimmied to get open; took servers minutes each time to unlock the door...
Forrest, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Thoroughly enjoyed or stay, excellent food too.
gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Mrs Patricia A, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice place to visit.
Very nice friendly staff. Great food
Emmanuella, gb2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Great getaway break.
Pleasant ambiance and character to the hotel and a great location to explore the surrounding countryside. Staff were extremely helpful.
Peter, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good Pub
Great character property with a good selection of ales.
John, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
A fantastic friendly Inn, food was great and the rooms were excellent.
Robert, gb2 night business trip

The Crown at Playhatch, Reading, United Kingdom

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