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Search for an inexpensive hotel, bed and breakfast or hostel room in Reading UK next to Madejski football ground, home of Reading F.C. or Madejski rugby ground, home of London Irish RFC rugby team.

Location of Madejski Stadium : the football ground is situated 2 miles south of central Reading in England RG2 0FL UK.

GPS Postcode : RG2 0FL

Nearest train station : the main railway station of the city is Reading Railway Station, situated 3 miles from the ground. London Paddington station is 20 minutes away by train.

The station is served by the Great Western Main Line, which runs west from London's Paddington station to Taunton, Exeter, Plymouth, and places in Cornwall, and to Bristol, Bath, Chippenham, Swindon, Newport and Cardiff, Swansea, and places further west. Other main lines connect Reading with Birmingham (serving both New Street and International stations) and further north to Scotland, and with Winchester, Southampton and Bournemouth to the south. There are also routes to Newcastle and Manchester Piccadilly. The secondary North Downs Line connects Reading with Guildford, Reigate and Gatwick Airport.

By Car : The football ground lies just north of the M4 motorway. Take junction 11 and follow for A33 Reading, follow signs to the stadium.

By Bus : From Monday to Friday the stadium can be reached with the FastTrack park and ride buses from Reading rail station and the town centre. On matchdays special football shuttle buses run between the station and Madejski stadium.

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Reading FC is a football club based at the Madejski stadium in Reading RG2 0FL Berkshire, England. The nickname of the team is The Royals, due to Reading's location in the Royal County of Berkshire.

London Irish RFC is a rugby union team playing also at the Madejski stadium. The club competes in the top division of English rugby union, the Aviva Premiership.

Many excellent hotels, bed and breakfasts, motels, cheaper hostels and apartments for rent can be found within close distance of the Reading football ground. Accommodation located south of the city centre right beside the ground, or just a short distance away in the heart of the city. One of the nearest hotels is the Millennium Madejski Hotel, which forms part of the Stadium Complex, incorporating the Madejski Stadium and Royal Berkshire Conference Centre.

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Madejski Stadium - Reading in Berkshire

Madejski Football Stadium is the home ground of Reading FC and London Irish rugby club. Madejski Stadium was opened on the site of a former household waste dump in August 1998, at a total cost of more than £50m. The complex include the high-class Royal Berkshire Conference Centre and the Millennium Madejski Hotel, as well as the £1m Indoor Training Centre. It is an all-seater stadium bowl stadium with a capacity of 24,161, located close to the M4 motorway.

The new Madejski Stadium replaced Reading’s previous ground called Elm Park, which was located in West Reading. The club played at Elm Park for 102 years. The stadium is named after chairman of the club John Madejski.

The highest attendance at the stadium was 24,134 on 19 January 2008 for the Premier League game against Manchester United. The hightest attendance for a cup match at the ground was 24,107 on 3rd December 2003 for the Football League Cup match against Chelsea Football Club.

The London Irish rugby team plays in the top division of English rugby union, called the Aviva Premiership. The rugby club also compete in the Anglo-Welsh Cup as well as one of the two Europe-wide club competitions—the Heineken Cup or European Challenge Cup.

Club -- Reading Football Club and London Irish RFC English rugby union club.

Club Colours --Blue and White

Nicknames Reading FC -- The Royals or Biscuitmen (obsolete)

Nickname London Irish Rugby Team -- The Exiles

Founded Reading FC -- 1871

Stadium -- Madejski Stadium in Reading

Capacity -- 24,161 seats

Opened -- 1998

Location -- Reading is located in Berkshire in Southeast England. It is located on the River Thames approximately 74 miles from London and 37 miles from Oxford. Nearby is Legoland, Windsor Castle, and for those who enjoy the races, Ascot, Windsor and Newbury are all within easy reach. You can shop til you drop at the new Oracle Shopping Center.

Address -- Madejski Stadium, Bennett Road, Reading, RG2 0FL

Website -- Reading FC

Directions --

# By Train

Town center of Reading is well served by trains from London and cities throughout the United Kingdom. Madjeski Stadium is located about three miles from Reading’s train station.

# By Car

From Junction 11 of the M4, follow signs towards Reading. Madejski Stadium is on your left-hand side after less than a mile.

From the North, West or East -- get onto the M4 and leave at Junction 11

From the South -- get onto the A33 which crosses the M4 at Junction 11. From Junction 11, head north on the A33 signposted Reading Town Centre. The link roads to Madejski Stadium are on your left.

# By Bus

Fasttrack Park & Ride green bus takes you direct to the Stadium from the main rail station.

Train Accommodation -- See our hotels around train stations in Berkshire, or railway accommodation in surrounding counties : Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Hampshire.

Air Connections : The nearest airport from Reading FC is London Heathrow International Airport LHR. From the airport you can take the RailAir bus direct to Reading train station and then a park and ride bus.

Cheap hotels near Reading football stadium

Holiday Inn Reading South - ( 0.9 km from Madejski Stadium Reading FC )

Offering 202 air conditioned rooms, the newly refurbished hotel is located off the M4 (junction 11), and is 3.2 km (2 miles) south of Reading town centre and railway station.

Millennium Madejski Hotel - ( 0.1 km from Madejski Football Stadium )

The Millennium Madejski is Reading's newest four star hotel and is excellently located for business and leisure.

Comfort Inn Reading - ( 2.8 km from Madejski Football Club Reading FC )

Located one mile from the city centre, this distinctive Victorian hotel with a bar and restaurant is within walking distance of the university and Royal Berkshire Hospital.