Famous People From Reading

By / 11th September, 2018 / Accommodation, Entertainment / Off

Reading is a town with a lot of history. We thought it would be interesting to share a list of famous people that are from Reading, so when you stay with us at Hillingdon Prince Hotel you know more about our town and the people who have lived here. We have also looked at the things that Reading is most famous for (some interesting stuff!). As well as the the notable alumni that studied at Reading University which is close to the Reading Hotel.
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Hillingdon Prince Hotel – Facilities

By / 6th September, 2018 / Accommodation, Hotel Parking / Off

Our budget hotel Reading is an excellent choice if you are looking for cheap accommodation in this historic town, with its bustling town centre. We are close to Reading University and the town centre. All of our rooms are ensuite and have the following; Hair dryer, tea & coffee making facilities with complimentary free trade tea and coffee, daily maid service, iron and ironing board available on request, safe to store your valuables and a security room key card system.
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The Oracle Shopping Centre

By / 28th August, 2018 / Food & Drink, Shopping / Off

Reading is home to The Oracle shopping centre. A large indoor shopping and leisure mall on the banks of the River Kennet. There are over 80 stores including Kiko Milano, Hugo Boss, House of Fraser, Swarovski, and Reiss. The Oracle shopping centre is popular with locals and those living in the surrounding areas because of the variety of shops and the choice of restaurants and bars.
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Cinemas in Reading

By / 18th August, 2018 / Entertainment / Off

Cinemas in Reading are a great way to switch off and relax. Enjoy the experience of the big screen, the surround sound, and the popcorn! Cinema is a form of art, films combine the best of books, music, theatre, illustration, and design, we become engaged in the film often travelling to another world, another era. We laugh, we gasp with others and sometimes we cry, our emotions are stirred and we feel good.
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Abbey Ruins Reading

By / 23rd July, 2018 / Accommodation, Tourism, Travel / Off

The Abbey Ruins is in the centre of town, opened its doors to the public on the 16th of June after being closed for 10 years. In the past the Abbey stood as tall as the Blade building(which is the tallest building in Reading, 86 metres tall) and was as wide as Westminster Abbey. Now you can see the ruins of the Royal Estate. The Abbey Ruins has undergone an intense 3-year conservation project and the public has been eagerly waiting for its reopening.
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