About us

Crown Lodge Guest House is located in the town centre of Reading Berkshire.

A beautiful 1860's detached building with many original features.

Journey from 1860's cattle merchant's home to a guest house.

Crown Lodge Guest was originally built in 1860’s by a cattle merchant as a family home, since 1970’s Crown Lodge has been operating as a guest house under different ownerships.

We took over this property a few years ago, however Crown Lodge recently has again undergone a complete makeover, we are now offering all en-suite rooms with the mix of single, double, twin, family and quad rooms finished to a high standard of decor and excellent facilities to ensure that you have a relaxing and comfortable stay.

Our facilities also include free CCTV monitored large on-site car park, this facility is free for guests through out their stay. Free WIFI access enabled for all rooms to ensure that you are always connected to the internet.

We at Crown Lodge Guest House

We always make an effort to provide as user-friendly facilities as possible, however, due to the age of our building it might be difficult for some of our potential guests to enjoy all of our facilities, therefore we have created an Access Statement for you to refer to before making a reservation, just in case.



We at Crown Lodge offer freshly cooked English and continental breakfast, English breakfast is a traditional style consist of Bacon, sausages, beans, eggs, also on offer a vegetarian cooked options with veg sausages, hash-browns, eggs. We do our best to cater according to your needs, please let us know your preference.
Continental breakfast consist’s of various choice of cereals, including granola, Fresh fruit, fruit juice, fruit yogurt, cheese and various spreads, including peanut butter, Marmite (yeast extract), honey etc, choice of white or brown bread, Tea / Coffee, including green, ginger, mint tea available on request.

Airport pick and drop

We work very closely with a local taxi company and can guarantee best rate for airport pick and drop, as a guide, Heathrow (any terminal) pick and drop is around £45.00, however pick up will incur additional waiting (parking charges) around £5.00, let us know your arrival details and we will do the rest.

Parking (onsite)

Private and CCTV monitored private parking is a big plus in our facilities, not many town centre hotels offer this facility and especially free of charge during your entire stay.

High speed Wifi

A recent range extender upgrades allow us to offer free high speed wifi facility to all of our guests, we do not capture your data, completely free of charge and free from marketing emails.

Massage Therapy

we can arrange an appointment with a local masseur, this is a family run business and offer hygienic holistic therapy options, please note this is not an onsite facility, clinic is at approx 10 minutes drive from the guesthouse, they offer various packages including 1 or 2 hour massage, couple massage, aromatherapy, deep tissue massage etc.