Reading Marathon 3rd April 2016

By / 24th March, 2016 / Uncategorized / Off

Good luck to all those runners who are running Readings Marathon Sunday 3rd April.

The route runs past out hotel, I have attached a link so you can see the route. Please bear in mind there will be road closures. If you are staying with us on the Saturday 2nd April please do not dash to leave the hotel as certain roads will be closed.

Further details will be available at the hotel.

The First Proposal

By / 26th January, 2016 / Uncategorized / Off


Be the FIRST to propose to your loved one at the Hillingdon Prince during the valentines weekend 2016 and win a free night stay to return.
All you have to do is to take a photo of the proposal at the hotel and post it on our face book page. We will then contact you after the weekend.

Winter Attractions

By / 26th January, 2016 / Uncategorized / Off

Even though it is cold out there, there is still lots to do in Reading, here are some ideas:

READING MUSEUM, run regular tours and activities for adults and children:









New Home Made Bar Meals

By / 26th January, 2016 / Uncategorized / Off

Freshly made at the Hillingdon Prince, our latest Bar Menu:

Sweet & Sour Pork Served with a choice of chips or rice

Chicken Tikka Masala A mild creamy curry served with rice

Chilli Con Carne A traditional spicy dish served with rice

Vegetable Curry A medium curry served with rice

Meatballs In a tasty tomato sauce served with rice

Sausage Casserole Made with sausages from our local butchers

Chicken and Mushroom in a white wine sauce Served with a choice of chips or rice

All meals are £8.95

Are you Rocking & Rolling?

By / 17th July, 2015 / Uncategorized / Off

rock festival


For all our guests stay over Reading Festival we will be operating a shuttle bus service;

26th, 27th & 28th August
Cost just £4 per person

The shuttle will run with a minimum of 3 people at a time, this means as soon as we have atleast 3 guests the shuttle will leave, making this a great way to arrive at the festival site!

Messing about on the River

By / 14th July, 2015 / Uncategorized / Off





Summer is here and this is just one way to relax and enjoy the sunshine.

Take a river boat Mapledurram House where you will see the 12th House, Watermill Mill & Dairy Farm. They serve afternoon tea or take a picnic and take in the scenery by the river.

Boats run from Caversham at 2pm and return at 5pm on weekends and bank holidays. For full details please see their website:

Details of the house can be found at:

Are you Rocking and Rolling?

By / 14th July, 2015 / Uncategorized / Off

rock festival








For all our guests stay over Reading Festival we will be operating  a shuttle bus service;

28th, 29th & 30th August
From 6am until Mid Night
Cost just £4 per person


By / 17th March, 2015 / Uncategorized / Off


As well as the 18,000 runners completing the 13.1 mile route more than 15,000 people are expected to line the route to cheer on the participants.
To ensure the race goes and smoothly as possible Reading Borough Council will be closing several roads at various times between 7am and 3pm.
Visitors travelling into Reading on the M4 are advised to use junctions 10 and 12 until 1.30pm to avoid delays.
The nearest station is Reading Station and there will be free shuttle buses running to the stadium between 7am and 2.30pm. There is no parking at the stadium or surrounding roads and official race car parks are now full.
Reading Half Marathon 2015 road closures
Basingstoke Road between Imperial Way & Callington Road from 9am to 11.10am
Shinfield Road between Whitley Wood Road & Christchurch Road from 9.30am to 11.55am
A full list of road closures can be found on the following link-

Love Strictly You Will Love This

By / 25th February, 2015 / Uncategorized / Off

Come and see the UKs most loved dance couple at Reading Hexagon Theatre. A dazzling show full of razzamatazz and sparkle. Then finish your nightout with an over night stay at Hillingdon Prince.

The Hexagon Theatre is close to the hotel and has many famous acts and shows, for a full listing visit:

Burn off your Breakfast & Save the Environment

By / 25th February, 2015 / Uncategorized / Off

There are bikes for hire just a short walk from the hotel. The scheme is run by the local council to encourage people to travel by bike rather than use their car. Prices are as little as £1.00 per hour with a maximum daily charge of £7.00

Its a great way to burn the calories and to beat the traffic!

To make a booking visit