Reading is a large town in Berkshire, England that is mostly known for its music festival, the Reading Festival. The Thames and Kennet Rivers meet in this city. In medieval times, the confluence of the two rivers made Reading a bustling trading post. You can learn about the city’s long and rich history by heading to the Reading Museum or visiting its ancient buildings. Additionally, you can stroll through the riverside and pop into one of the many shops, cafes, and restaurants that are concentrated in the area. If you are planning a trip to Reading, then check out our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Reading, United Kingdom and book a room today.
Do you like both the hustle and bustle of the city and the tranquility and peace of the countryside? You can find both in this riverside home. It is located right by the river, and the windows and glass doors in the simply decorated house allow you to have a clear view of the water. The neighborhood is quiet even though you are still in the center of the city. Many of the city’s top attractions are within walking distance. There is also a nearby train station that you can use to travel to peripheral parts of the city.
Priv bathroom in quiet central areaReading, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsi especially loved the view from the living roomwould be better if the room door is lockablethe room the location the amenities are unbeatable valuethe apartment was better than expected in terms of convenience and cleanlinessben is a lovely host and the view from his living room along is worth the stayclean and comfortable homesuper great place to stay very clean quiet and relaxingthe bedroom and bathroom were clean ample sized and comfortablethe bathroom was always clean and the room is perfect for a couplethe house is very nice and clean
Host:the combination result in a most enjoyable space and hostben was a great hostben is a wonderful hostben is a wonderful host makes you feel at homeben was a great hostRead more reviewsreally good location only a few minutes walk from the train station right on the rivera perfect location - a few minutes walk from the train station and supermarketa great location for work as the train station is a 5 mins walkvery good location near the reading station and a beautiful home right by the thamesfabulous location right by the thames and in easy walking distance of reading town centre
The hut is simply charming. The garden in front of the small house is filled with lush bushes and vibrant flowers. There is also a patio table outdoors so that you can admire the green scenery. Inside, the house is well lit and airy. The mostly white decor with hints of pale yellow and pink makes the hut a cheerful place to be. Every morning guests are offered a hearty full English breakfast to fuel them for their adventures in the city. With the city center just about five minutes’ drive from the house, you can spend less time traveling to attractions and more time making new memories.
Delightful and Cosy Shepherds HutOxfordshire, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery strong wifi connection also a bonus would recommend 100%we were spoilt for choice with a wonderful spread of breakfasta different experience comfy cosy with great views and a lovely breakfastbreakfast is wonderful in particular the view out of the window of the fields and wildlifethe hut itself is luxurious: fitted with a lovely shower room and with pretty and practical furnishingsit was clean and we were welcomed with homemade biscuits and fresh milk for our teaa peaceful beautiful & clean environment plus wonderful hostit was beautifully decorated clean private peaceful and restful to stay inclean peaceful friendly and breakfast to die forthe shepherds hut is cosy and clean very comfortable
Host:our host made us feel very welcomegreat hosts and superb breakfastssue was the perfect host and a lovely womansue and bob are absolutely amazing hosts with brilliant hospitality they really do make you feel at homesue is a wonderful and attentive hostRead more reviewsvery rural but close to many places of interestthere are also great walks close bylocation is ideal for getting down to kinswear and further afieldall you may need in that wonderful locationher garden is a joy and the location is wonderful
This modern room is extremely stylish with its white, dark brown, and gray color palette. It is about a five-minute walk from the city center. You will be able to amble along the riverside. Sample delicious foods, and visit some of the city’s top attractions.
Stylish Boutique room in off road locationReading, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsas the room didn’t have a fan or air conditioning it can get rather warm during the daythe bed was amazing with a memory foam mattress that ensured a full night's uninterrupted sleepa very comfortable bed and lovely roomthe room is comfortable and the apartment is modern and has everything you needthe bathroom is perfect as wellvery clean and quitevery clean and comfortablereally nice and clean flatvery nice and clean flatthe place was spotlessly clean
Host:john was a great hostjohn was a very good hostthe host is kind and easy goingjohn was friendly and honestjohn has been a wonderful hostRead more reviewsgreat location as wellexcellent location and very safewhat a great place perfect location within walking distance to the train stationa lovely and cosy place the location is walking distance to townlocation is really good 3 min to university 7 to center of the city
This accommodation is about seven minutes’ walk from the Reading Railway Station. You can take a train to head to the city center and generally travel throughout the city. If you prefer to walk, or would like to get more exercise, you can walk to the city center in about 20 minutes. Though it is close to Reading’s center, the room is far enough to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The house itself is cute, with several potted plants right outside, and a color scheme that paired pale, mint green with classic, neutral colors.
Large, cosy room with separate access, near town.Reading, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat place to stay with private entrance and toilet/sinkthey welcomed us nicely and even helped us take our heavy baggage to the rooma very friendly welcome and a comfortable room with extra facilitiesnice room with own entrancesecond time i’ve stayed - and once again warm welcome and a cosy room with great breakfast v gooda spotless clean house in a quiet areathe accommodation was clean & invitingit’s quite clean and privacythank you catherine - a very comfortable and clean roomthe place is very clean
Host:host is really kindhost and family very helpful in welcoming us into their homevery helpful hostswelcoming and helpful hosts top notchnice and very friendly host and hostessRead more reviewsclose to reading with easy access by bus train or even walkinggood location not too far from the centreit is a fantastic location 20 min walk from townthere is a bus station close to the house and can take you to reading town centre easilya lovely stylish room in a great location
This rental is just a few minutes away from the Thames River. On nice days, you can walk along the riverside, feed the ducks on the river, visit the city’s most popular attractions, or even discover hidden gems. The house has a flower theme, with each room having different flower print furniture or art. If you would like to see real flowers, you can head to the nearest flower vase in the house or the garden outside the house.
Double room in a friendly household. Home away!Reading, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsbed was comfortable it had good wifi parking easy good showerbest not to have high hopes for a comfortable warm well presented stay then you won't be disappointedthe bed is extremely comfortable and nice bathroom too with a great showerwe had a comfortable stayspacious and clean roomgood place room clean and comfortable bedthe accommodation is clean and safe having its own lockthe room was spacious and very cleanthe room is clean and spacious and the bed is really so comfy
Host:she was very friendlytarie is a friendly hostvery accomodating host would recommendlovely host and i would definitely stay over againtarie was a good host and communicatorRead more reviewsgreat location close to both the river and central readinggreat location for reading town centrereally well located place close to the oraclegreat value and great locationvery friendly household good value and close to bus links into town
Minimalists will love this no-frills, clutter-free room. It is located in Prospect Park, which is a quiet suburb of Reading, so you will not have to deal with the crowds and commotion of the city when you get back to your room at the end of the day. The city center, however, is only two miles away from the accommodation, and there is always a train that goes into town.
Simple Value Single bed in a serene bungalowReading, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsmanmeet's house was warm the single bedroom was comfortable and accurate to the descriptiontea/coffee making facilities would be an added bonus but overall it was a nice experiencevery quiet and comfortable room with good local access to shops a sports centre and public transport linkseasily accessible and made for a comfortable staynice and warm comfy bednice clean and quiet roomclean comfy super quiethis place was clean and comfortablehouse is nice warm and clean highly recommendedbathroom was clean and always had hot water
Host:manmeet was a wonderful hostmanmeet is a very friendly hostmanmeet is a very friendly hostand manmeet is a great hostfriendly host who offered a help yourself breakfastRead more reviewsquiet value for money and close to shops etcfor travel east of reading likely better to be more centralvery nice comfortable and warm (website hidden by airbnb) quite locationgreat place to staygreat place for a short stay in reading
Featuring an all-white interior, with only touches of yellow, brown, and gray, this Airbnb vacation rental offers the comfort of modern living to its guests. The spacious bedroom is stylish and contains a flat-screen television and a king-size bed that can accommodate up to two guests. If you have additional guests with you, there is a sofa bed in the open-plan living space that can sleep another two people. Also, on that same space, you’ll find the seating area, dining set-up, and the fully functional kitchen, which is complete with all the usual cookware and utensils. Additionally, the property comes with a luxurious spa bathroom with a bathtub for those keen on having a relaxing staycation.
Luxury Central Apartment Reading Parking 4 guestsReading, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe sofa bed was surprising comfortablefully fitted kitchen with everything you need and a lovely communal roomcomfortable kingsize bed and a flat screen tv both the bedroom and living areathe place has a gorgeous bathroom and beds were very comfyhowever after staying at sinead’s stunning apartment we wouldn’t ever book a hotel againlovely place clean and comfygreat place great communication and very clean fully recommend staying herethe flat was very cleanclean tidy comfy quiet & great value for moneyeverything was sparkling clean
Host:awesome host and great placegreat host very easy to cumincateand sinaed was kind enough to accomodate early check insinead herself is a lovely host she is helpful and has quick responses via message or phone calli highly recommend this host and placeRead more reviewssineads place is central to reading and a good walking distance from the stationperfect location for our visit to reading universitynice place with convinient locationthe location is easily accessible and in a great locationgreat modern apartment located 2 mins drive/5mins walk from the oracle shopping centre
Located at the heart of Reading town center, with the Oracle and high street right at your doorsteps, this Airbnb vacation rental aims to make everything easy for you, starting from its convenient location up to providing a comfortable place to stay. The apartment contains one bedroom and a sofa bed in the living area, which all can accommodate up to four guests. It also comes with a spacious open-floor-plan, complete with a stylish sitting area, fully functional kitchen, and a lovely dining set-up. Another great feature of this house is that it’s well-equipped with modern conveniences, including a flat-screen television with Netflix access and free high-speed internet for those who need to get some work done.
Tulip Apartment, Super Central - by Hostly
Top guest reviewswifi worked really well throughout the flathaving netflix is a treat and the living room/ kitchen is comfy and spaciousgreat apartment done to a high standardgreat amenities a really clean and really stylish place
Host:they were really helpfulthe hosts are great helpful and reply almost instantlyalso the host is really nice and friendlycommunication with hosts easy with quick responseshosts were so helpful when we had a few problems and really hospitable really love apartment and ideal locationRead more reviewseasy walking to anythinglovely newly decorated apartment in a very central location in readingnice well-appointed space in a great location right in the heart of readingperfect for shops and train stationhighly recommend staying here if you are looking for a central reading apartment
This minimalist apartment is virtually all white. It is conveniently located about 10 to 15 minutes away from train stations, making navigating the city quite simple. Popular attractions such as the Oracle Shopping Center, a large shopping mall; and Bill’s Restaurant, a popular restaurant known for its breakfast food, are only a few minutes away. There will be no shortage of activities for you to do in this accommodation.
Private room & private bathroom/shower
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is also very nice with complete cutlery and utensilsvery nice bathroom all to yourself :)) there's a comfortable l-shaped sofa in the kitchen/sitting roombig room with an excellent private bathroomroom and bathroom are great and the flat is really calm and lovelyclean and safe and quietvery clean quiet and cozy flatjf's place was spotlessly clean and very quietthe appartment is very clean and comfortable communication with jf was very easythe room was clean and bright
Host:great host as welljef was an amazing hostjf is a great hosthost has been friendly and helpfuljf is a great hostRead more reviewsgood location very close to the centreuniversity campus pretty much within walking distance as wellthe location was good alsothe location is perfect a short walk to the center and to the universityperfect location for work the next day in central reading
This house is located in a quiet neighborhood just outside of Reading. Its location makes it ideal for visiting multiple cities in England since there are nearby bus stops that lead to the center of Reading. The city’s main transport station, where you can find trains to London and other cities, is only 15 minutes away from the house. After exploring several cities, you will enjoy returning to your homey accommodation.
Quiet private room close to ReadingReading, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe room is very comfortable and a good size to fit us and all our suitcasesthe room was extremely comfortablei had a great sleep and the breakfast was just fantasticsallie does a great breakfast spread too thanks for a great staythe room is a good size with space to work and a very comfortable bedthe room is very comfortable and the house is clean and well maintainedthe room is big clean and with all the comfortsthe room was everything i expected and needed: clean tidy and comfortableit was great to be welcomed with a big smile enriching conversation and a beautiful clean housethe room was big and clean and the house is big and has a beautiful garden
Host:sallie is a great hostsallies was an excellent host as alwayssallie is a great hosta lovely host house and bedrooma kind wonderful host highly recommended to stay at sally's homeRead more reviewsit’s a great location being 10 mins away in a taxia beautiful location very quiet and restfultidy room with a great locationthere is a nice shopping centre nearby and frequent access to the city by buslocation is very nice convenient for getting to caversham and town centre
Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, this large double bedroom rental with parking will suit your needs. The room is stylish with its use of hardwood and neutral tones, yet not distracting. It also includes a desk where business travelers can work. The popular Oracle Shopping center, bus stops, and train stations are in proximity to the accommodation.
Large Double Bedroom with parking
The black and white color scheme in this double room makes it look crisp and contemporary. Though the room is simple, it has all the necessities and amenities needed for a good accommodation: smart TV, WiFi, good heating system, etc. It is only about one mile away from the city center. To reach the place, you can either walk or take the buses and trains that pass through the area.
Cosy small double room. Free visitor car parking.Reading, Berskshire, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewskarine is super friendly and the room is very nice with an amazingly comfy bedthe room was comfortableapartment is clean tidy in quiet neighbourhoodvery clean tidy comfy and welcomingjust what i needed a clean comfortable roomclean house nice room and really nice part of town
Host:karina and alan were great hostskarine is a fantastic hostthe hosts were lovely and friendlylovely host family and good roomexcellent accommodation and friendly hostRead more reviewsfantastic location for reading town centrelocation is great as welllocation is good for the areanice room nice location nice familythe room was great and location is a very easy walk into reading
This tastefully furnished apartment is a fantastic choice for couples in Reading, England, as it is a romantic getaway. It is located conveniently to Reading town center, where most of the best restaurants and shops are. This vacation rental is a lovely little haven and has a chic bedroom, a charming private bathroom, a functional kitchen, and a cute dining space for two. Plus, basic essentials are provided to guests, from fresh linens to towels and toiletries.
Summit house - opposite Reading train stationReading, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewswell equipped extremely comfortable bed - could not fault anythingwe felt very comfortable in this apartment and may return next yeara modern stylish flat - very comfortable toowill definitely stay at moriah’s apartment again and would highly recommendvery clean and organised spacevery clean and moderna spotless and comfortable apartmentextremely clean apartment nicely decoratedspotlessly clean and excellent communication from the host
Host:the host and team we very helpful and made the whole experience positivelovely stylish flat quick responses from the host and very clean felt at home immediatelymaria was also very helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location very near reading train stationgreat location in right next to the stationgreat central location highly recommenda perfect flat close to the train station and downtown readingthis is a perfect location for the station
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What is on your travel “To Do” list for Reading? Do you want to shop till you drop at the Oracle Shopping Center or simply relax and feed the birds by the Thames River? Make sure the accommodation you select allows you to fulfill your main travel objectives as well as your budget and style!
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