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Holiday Inn Reading - South

Holiday Inn Reading - South

A modern hotel just 10 minutes from Reading city centre; great service, great facilities and great food, plus a fully equipped Conference Academy and a function room holding 180 guests. Convenient and affordable, it’s got all you need for your Christmas party, awards presentation, gala dinner, product launch, exhibition, team building, executive meetings, and conferences. There’s a big emphasis on training with a specially designed package for both trainers and delegates.

Measuring 217 square metres, the Grenadier Suite is great for larger events, seating up to 180 delegates in theatre style or 120 for a banquet. The Conference Academy boasts a big reception area, a central break out space for refreshments and lunch, and 11 more meeting rooms. The biggest of these, the Pioneer Suite seats 100 guests in theatre style, 50 in boardroom layout and 45 for dinner; it can be partitioned into two rooms, each with half the capacity of the full suite. The Discovery and Enterprise Suites both accommodate 45 people in theatre format, 20 in boardroom layout and 18 for a classroom style event. Four further suites seat 15 in theatre style and 10 for private dining and there are two smaller rooms perfect for board meetings and interviews for 6 and 12 executives.

There’s high speed wifi and hi-tech audio-visual equipment; the friendly Conference Team work with you, giving that all important personal touch to make your event exactly how you want it, from room layout and décor, to food and IT. The venue also offers team building activities including paint-balling, hiking, and water sports. Delegate packages are very competitively priced.

The 202 air-conditioned bedrooms and suites are modern in style, with a pillow menu, 32” HD TV’s, work desks and 24-hour room service. Hotel guests have access to the Spirit Health Club with an indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool and spa, and a well-equipped fitness centre.

As well as terrific conference nosh, the venue offers all day dining in the open lobby, from sandwiches and salads to pasta and traditional classics. The lobby is a bright and contemporary space providing a good place to catch up with colleagues or clients over a drink, with free wifi, Apple Macs to use, and even board games to play.

Holiday Inn Reading South has free parking for cars and coaches, is close to J11 of the M4 and just 30 minutes’ drive from London Heathrow Airport.

Venue Holiday Inn Reading - South
Capacity 180 guests
Address 500 Basingstoke Road
Reading
Berkshire
RG2 0SL
Booking Enquiries 0845 862 6677
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Packages & Offers (12)

Holiday Inn Reading - South - Lionel Richie Tribute Night - Saturday 9th June 2018

Lionel Richie Tribute Night - Saturday 9th June 2018

  • Guests: 120 max
  • Price: from £25.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Join us for an evening of funk and soul with our Lionel Riche tribute.
    Package includes a 2-course seated menu. Adults £25.00 per person
    Accommodation available at £55.00 bed and breakfast

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Luther Vandross Tribute Night - Saturday 13th October 2018

Luther Vandross Tribute Night - Saturday 13th October 2018

  • Guests: 120 max
  • Price: from £25.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Enjoy the classic sounds of this American singer, songwriter and record producer with our
    Luther Vandross tribute act and our soul disco.
    Package includes a 2-course seated menu. Adults £25.00
    Accommodation available from £55.00 bed and breakfast

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Arabian Nights Themed Christmas Joiner Parties

Arabian Nights Themed Christmas Joiner Parties

  • Guests: 150 max
  • Price: from £28.99 per person
  • Description & Details

    Join us for a night of colour, intrigue, great food and magical entertainment in one of our Arabian Nights themed party events.
    Contact us for availability.

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Day Delegate Packages

Day Delegate Packages

  • Guests: 150 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £30.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    All-In-One Day Delegate Package, which includes the following:

    • Meeting Room Hire
    • All day refreshments with a selection of freshly baked cookies, whole fruits & snacks, nuts, dried fruit & seeds
    • A Morning and Afternoon 'Tasty Treat' to add a little energy boosting goodness.
    • Restaurant Lunch to include a selection of salads, soup of the day, our roast of the day as well as our fresh meat and vegetarian dishes. Fresh fish, potatoes & vegetables, our live cooking station and of course some tasty desserts
    • LCD projector & screen
    • 2 x Flip charts with pens
    • Delegate stationery, confectionery & mineral water
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi connection for all delegates
    • Complimentary on-site parking

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Meet & Treat!

Meet & Treat!

  • Guests: 180 max
  • Price: from £29.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Book your next meeting with us and choose a treat worth up to £1,000!

    From an Amazon Echo to £1,000 in travel vouchers, there’s plenty of treats for you to choose from when you BOOK YOUR MEETING WITH
    HOLIDAY INN READING SOUTH M4 JCT11

    Meetings worth £1,000:
    Amazon Echo
    Meetings worth £3,000:
    iPad (32GB) OR £300 in travel vouchers
    Meetings worth £5,000:
    Apple Watch OR £500 in travel vouchers
    Meetings worth £10,000:
    Mac Book Air (13 inch / 128GB)
    OR £1,000 in travel vouchers
    Book today and
    you could be on your way to New York
    (or anywhere else you fancy)!
    Are you ready?

    Terms & Conditions apply - see Hotel Website for more information

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Residential Delegate Package

Residential Delegate Package

  • Guests: 150 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £155.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    All-In-One Overnight Delegate Package, which includes the following:

    • Meeting Room Hire
    • All day refreshments with a selection of freshly baked cookies, whole fruits & snacks, nuts, dried fruit & seeds
    • A Morning and Afternoon 'Tasty Treat' to add a little energy boosting goodness.
    • Restaurant Lunch to include a selection of salads, soup of the day, our roast of the day as well as our fresh meat and vegetarian dishes. Fresh fish, potatoes & vegetables, our live cooking station and of course some tasty desserts
    • LCD projector & screen
    • 2 x Flip charts with pens
    • Delegate stationery, confectionery & mineral water
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi connection for all delegates
    • Complimentary on-site parking
    • 3 Course Dinner
    • Overnight accommodation
    • Full English Breakfast

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Summer Sizzler Meeting Offer

Summer Sizzler Meeting Offer

  • Guests: 120 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £29.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Looking to hold a meeting this June, July or August? We have a sizzling special offer this year to suit your budget!
    Day Delegate Rate to include unlimited tea & coffee, smoothies on arrival, working buffet lunch, ice cream afternoon break, LCD projector, screen, flipchart, complimentary Wi-Fi and complimentary car parking.
    Day Delegate Rates from £29.00 per person

    24 Hour Delegate Rate – to include all of the above plus, 3 course dinner, overnight accommodation in one of our newly refurbished bedrooms, and full English Breakfast
    Residential Rates from £149.00 per person

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Amethyst Wedding Package

Amethyst Wedding Package

  • Guests: 120 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £93.50 per person
  • Description & Details

    Our Amethyst wedding package is designed to cater for 30 guests during the day and 50 guests during the evening:

    Dedicated Wedding Coordinator to help you plan and arrange your special day
    Dedicated Events Manager to ensure the smooth running of the day
    Red Carpet on Arrival
    Room hire for your Civil Ceremony & Wedding Breakfast
    A glass of Prosecco or Pimms reception
    Three Canapés per person during reception
    Amethyst Wedding Menu
    Half a bottle of House Red or White wine with the meal
    A glass of Champagne for the toast
    Use of our Cake stand and ceremonial sword
    White stretch chair covers with sash in a choice of colours
    Resident DJ to play until midnight
    6 item finger buffet to be served in the evening.
    A complimentary bedroom for the bride and groom inclusive of Full English breakfast the following morning.

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Caribbean Wedding Package

Caribbean Wedding Package

  • Guests: 120 max
  • Price: from £46.50 per person
  • Description & Details

    Designed to cater for 30 guests during the day and 50 guests during the evening:

    Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator to help you plan and arrange your special day
    Dedicated Events Manager to ensure the smooth running of the day
    Red Carpet on Arrival
    Room hire for your Civil Ceremony & Wedding Breakfast
    Reception drink of Fruit Punch
    3 Course Caribbean style Wedding Menu
    A glass of House Red or White wine with the meal
    Use of our Cake stand and ceremonial sword
    Evening Reception Room hire
    Light evening buffet of sandwiches and crisps
    A complimentary bedroom for the bride and groom inclusive of Full English breakfast the following morning.

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Moonstone Wedding Package

Moonstone Wedding Package

  • Guests: 120 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £53.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Our Moonstone wedding package is designed to cater for 30 guests during the day and 50 guests during the evening:

    Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator to help you plan and arrange your special day
    Dedicated Events Manager to ensure the smooth running of the day
    Red Carpet on Arrival
    Room hire for your Civil Ceremony & Wedding Breakfast
    A glass of Bucks Fizz reception
    Moonstone Wedding Menu
    A glass of House Red or White wine with the meal
    Use of our Cake stand and ceremonial sword
    Evening Reception Room hire
    Light evening buffet of sandwiches and crisps
    A complimentary bedroom for the bride and groom inclusive of Full English breakfast the following morning.

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Sapphire Wedding Package

Sapphire Wedding Package

  • Guests: 120 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £75.50 per person
  • Description & Details

    Our Sapphire wedding package is designed to cater for 30 guests during the day and 50 guests during the evening:

    Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator to help you plan and arrange your special day
    Dedicated Events Manager to ensure the smooth running of the day
    Red Carpet on Arrival
    Room hire for your Civil Ceremony & Wedding Breakfast
    A glass of Bucks Fizz reception
    Sapphire Wedding Menu
    A glass of House Red or White wine with the meal
    A glass of prosecco for the toast
    Use of our Cake stand and ceremonial sword
    Resident DJ to play until midnight
    4 item finger buffet to be served in the evening.
    A complimentary bedroom for the bride and groom inclusive of Full English breakfast the following morning.

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Holiday Inn Reading - South - Top Table goes for Free!

Top Table goes for Free!

  • Guests: 180 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £62.50 per person
  • Description & Details

    Book a Wedding and your Top Table goes for Free!
    Are you busy planning your dream wedding?
    Well, look no further. Here at the Holiday Inn Reading South, we are offering couples a very special opportunity to book their wedding and save money, as we will pay for your Top Table!
    Choose our Sapphire or Amethyst Wedding Package – both based on 30 day guests, and 50 evening guests, and add on your top table guests (maximum of 8) for free.
    Whether your celebration is a small intimate gathering or a larger party, we have a package to suit your budget and can accommodate a reception for up to 180 guests. We are also a licensed venue for Civil Marriages and Partnerships.
    For full details on all our wedding packages and what is included, contact our Wedding Co-ordinator Lindsay Jones for further information today!

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Rooms & Event Spaces (9)

Grenadier Suite - Holiday Inn Reading - South

Grenadier Suite

  • Max Capacity: 180
  • Dimensions: L:17.60m x W:13.40m x H:2.50m
  • Full Details

    The Grenadier Suite is a new addition to our conference offering at Holiday Inn Reading South. A light, airy, spacious room, with built-in AV and PA system.
    Also perfect to host Wedding Receptions and Family Parties.

    Capacity

    • Dinner & Dance: 150
    • Formal Dining: 180
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 90
    • Cabaret: 120
    • Theatre: 180
    • Classroom: 80
    • U-Shape: 60
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Pioneer Suite - Holiday Inn Reading - South

Pioneer Suite

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Dimensions: L:13.40m x W:7.30m x H:2.55m
  • Full Details

    A light, airy, spacious room, the Pioneer Suite is the perfect venue to host corporate conferences, dinners, exhibitions and larger events and seminars.

    Capacity

    • Dinner & Dance: 60
    • Formal Dining: 80
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 50
    • Cabaret: 56
    • Theatre: 100
    • Classroom: 45
    • U-Shape: 45
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Discovery Suite - Holiday Inn Reading - South

Discovery Suite

  • Max Capacity: 45
  • Dimensions: L:7.70m x W:5.80m x H:2.55m
  • Full Details

    Light, airy room, located on the first floor within our Academy Conference Centre. With natural daylight and air-conditioning.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 40
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 18
    • Cabaret: 20
    • Theatre: 45
    • Classroom: 18
    • U-Shape: 18
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Enterprise Suite - Holiday Inn Reading - South

Enterprise Suite

  • Max Capacity: 45
  • Dimensions: L:7.80m x W:5.40m x H:2.55m
  • Full Details

    Light, airy room, located on the first floor within our Academy Conference Centre. With natural daylight and air-conditioning.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 40
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 18
    • Cabaret: 20
    • Theatre: 45
    • Classroom: 18
    • U-Shape: 18
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Challenger Suite - Holiday Inn Reading - South

Challenger Suite

  • Max Capacity: 15
  • Dimensions: L:5.80m x W:4.40m x H:2.55m
  • Full Details

    Light, airy room, located on the first floor within our Academy Conference Centre. With natural daylight and air-conditioning.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 12
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 12
    • Theatre: 15
    • Classroom: 12
    • U-Shape: 12
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Endeavour Suite - Holiday Inn Reading - South

Endeavour Suite

  • Max Capacity: 15
  • Dimensions: L:5.50m x W:3.90m x H:2.55m
  • Full Details

    Light, airy room, located on the first floor within our Academy Conference Centre. With natural daylight and air-conditioning.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 10
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 10
    • Theatre: 15
    • Classroom: 10
    • U-Shape: 10
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Apollo Suite - Holiday Inn Reading - South

Apollo Suite

  • Max Capacity: 12
  • Dimensions: L:6.20m x W:4.00m x H:2.55m
  • Full Details

    Light, airy room, located on the ground floor within our Academy Conference Centre. With natural daylight and air-conditioning.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 10
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 10
    • Theatre: 12
    • Classroom: 8
    • U-Shape: 10
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Columbia Suite - Holiday Inn Reading - South

Columbia Suite

  • Max Capacity: 12
  • Dimensions: L:5.50m x W:3.90m x H:2.55m
  • Full Details

    Light, airy room, located on the first floor within our Academy Conference Centre. With natural daylight and air-conditioning.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 10
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 10
    • Theatre: 12
    • Classroom: 8
    • U-Shape: 10
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Voyager Suite - Holiday Inn Reading - South

Voyager Suite

  • Max Capacity: 12
  • Dimensions: L:5.50m x W:3.90m x H:2.55m
  • Full Details

    Located on the ground floor within our Academy Conference Centre. With natural daylight and air-conditioning.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 10
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 10
    • Theatre: 12
    • Classroom: 8
    • U-Shape: 10
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Activities & Events (6)

BBQ's

BBQ's

  • Guests: 150 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Details

    We can host BBQ's for corporate occasions, family events or even weddings.

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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

  • Guests: 180 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Details

    The Grenadier can comfortably hold up to 180 people, but don't worry, if you're looking for a more intimate setting, then we can help with that too as we have the flexibility to transform the venue so that it becomes the party venue of your dreams.

    Whether you're looking to book a party for yourself or surprise a loved one for a key milestone birthday our dedicated co-ordinator will personally take care of all the arrangements for you, and be on hand to advise and guide you through all the little extras such as decorations, to help make the birthday party a complete success.

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Christenings and Naming Ceremonies

Christenings and Naming Ceremonies

  • Guests: 150 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Details

    Celebrate the arrival of your newest family member here at the Holiday Inn Reading South.
    We understand how important this celebration is to you and your friends and family. Our team of dedicated events staff will ensure that your christening or naming ceremony is as special as you wished for.

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Commemorating the gift of life

Commemorating the gift of life

  • Guests: 150 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Details

    TAKING CARE OF THE DETAILS ON THIS EMOTIONAL OCCASION
    At the Holiday Inn Reading South we understand that organising a commemoration of life can be difficult and emotional. Our friendly, professional and supportive staff will be with you each step of the way.
    Our choice of packages will allow you to tailor this special day to your exact needs.

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Prom Venue

Prom Venue

  • Guests: 150 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Details

    Once you have finalised your exams, you will want to celebrate in style! The Holiday Inn Reading South is the perfect venue to host your prom.
    We can offer a Prom Package to suit your budget, ensuring that you are still able to have the special extras you may require, such as gowns and a limousine.
    With the help of a dedicated co-ordinator, we will take care of all the arrangements for you, so that you can enjoy the evening and dance the night away.

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Wedding Showcase Event

Wedding Showcase Event

  • Guests: 180 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Details

    Sunday 18th February 2018
    Enjoy a visit to our function suites and start creating your perfect day with our exciting wedding packages. Our Team will be on hand to help advise you every step of the way.

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Venue Features (15)

  • AV Equipment
  • Accommodation
  • Disability Access
  • Family / Children Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access