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“Nice friendly Hotel..!” 4 of 5 stars
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Alison Park Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Temple Road | Derbyshire Peak District, Buxton, England   |  
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Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Buxton
Old Leake, United Kingdom
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“Nice friendly Hotel..!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Just spent 4 nights at the Alison Park Hotel, very friendly & very polite staff & management. We took advantage of their DBB offer, the food and choices were very good, we were a group of 18 and no one had to wait, breakfasts are cooked to order so its all freshly cooked. the rooms are a little dated, but with the age of the building it must be very difficult, but saying that they were very clean. other review mentions up 2 flights of stairs, but they could have used the lift.

This is the third time we have stayed and will definately visit again.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sarawoj, Manager at Alison Park Hotel, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
I am so glad you all enjoyed your stay. You were a fun group to have in the hotel and a pleasure to accommodate. I hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the future.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

My husband, baby and I stayed at the Alison Park Hotel. We stayed in a family room and there was a cot set up for us. The room was clean and comfortable. Plenty of tea, coffee, biscuits which was nice. Also nice shampoo and soap in the bathroom.
Breakfast was very good- the breakfast room was lovely. There is a bar and nice lounge.
The hotel is in a great location, very close to the Pavillion gardens and Buxton town.
We had a lovely break and good value for money.
Thanks :)

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sarawoj, Manager at Alison Park Hotel, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
I am glad you enjoyed the stay and hope to welcome you all back to the hotel soon. We love having the babies come back and watching them grow up.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

Hotel was a nice walk away from opera house . Great location . Bar was not open when we got back though . Rooms quite dated but very clean and had tea coffee facilities .
Breakfast was good and staff pleasant .
Would stay here again

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sarawoj, Manager at Alison Park Hotel, responded to this review, February 23, 2013
I am glad you enjoyed your stay and that the staff made you feel welcome. I am sorry the bar was closed when you came back to the hotel, we would normally keep it open beyond 11pm, but at that point if there is no one drinking in the bar we do close it. We usually try andmake sure our guests have returned for the evening though, so apologies for this oversight. I am glad you would return to the hotel and look forward to welcoming you back.
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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We stayed here overnight last weekend whilst visiting Buxton and were greeted by very friendly and helpful reception staff who ensured we had our keys, directions and instructions to enter building. Our double room was on the top floor, up 2 flights of stairs and had a decent sized en suite bathroom, tea / coffee facilities, TV, etc. Our room and bedding were clean and tidy and the hotel was very reasonably priced (we stayed on a B&B basis). It's not 5 star luxury, but you get what you pay for and I would recommend this hotel as a good base to explore Buxton (the Pavillion Gardens are across the road and there is a nice walk through them to the nearby Opera House and town centre). You can park your car in the Hotel car park for free and it's in a nice, safe area. Breakfast was standard fair and was decent enough. All in all, decent and reasonably priced B&B accommodation.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sarawoj, Manager at Alison Park Hotel, responded to this review, February 23, 2013
I am glad you enjoyed your stay and that we made you feel welcome. I home you come back and visit us when you are in the area.
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here overnight on a Saturday and had no issues. The staff were really welcoming and helpful. I have read the other reviews and would say that whilst the rooms are a little dated it didn't interfere with our stay. We were staying here as a base for sight seeing and walking so it was ideal as an overnight stop and in a short walking distance of the town and parks.
We had breakfast at the hotel which was nice and they cater for vegetarians also. Dinner was also fine, reasonably priced although the portion size was on the small side for the bake.
On the whole we had a really great stay where we were welcomed and the staff were really accommodating. It's not boutique luxury but is not priced as that either, we would definitely go back if we were overnighting after days out.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sarawoj, Owner at Alison Park Hotel, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Thank you, I am glad you enjoyed your stay at the hotel. I also agree we are aware that some of the rooms are dated and have a rolling rota of renovation, so inevitably some are more modern than others. I am pleased you enjoyed the breakfasts, especially as a Vegetarian. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future.
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

My daughter and i along with our little dog (no charge for the dog) stayed for just one night (29/8/12) unfortunately, at Alison Park.
We were greeted by a warm welcome and given a ground floor room (which we requested)
G2 which had outside access to the patio area was very good as i could take the dog out when ever i wanted without going up and down stairs or through the hotel.
we were very happy with first impresion of the room.

When we arrived in our room on closer inspection, we found the bathroom sink was grubby and hadn't been cleaned also toilet paper in the loo from the last occupant i think.
The door to the outside area was very dirty in the frame, and cob webs on the inside, but a quick wipe with a little toilet paper and that was solved.
Housekeeping need addressing.

The TV was small but we didn't mind, the only issue was very few chanels and a bad picture.
Bit dusty on top of picture frames,TV, mirrors and behind loo.

Unfortunately we had a problem but we were moved very quickly to room 104, Nice room, still the same problems with the TV and dust but an added extra was the toilet brush holder very dirty and half full of dirty water or something (yuk)

There are stains on the carpets more so in the Bar area, we also had a stain on the chair in 104.

On the plus side,
The hotel is very nice and the grounds, the owners are very friendly and helpful and always smiling, service is good.
Breakfast room was very clean and bright with a outside feel to it as it was served in the conservatery.
I can recomend the sausages they were delish.
Breakfast was lovely and freshly cooked with my favourite "fried bread" (not a lot of hotels offer it these days ) but to me fried bread is a part of a full English.

The curtessy tray was well stocked and we got buscuits, shampoo and shower gel and soap was provided.
Unfortunately the towels are very small and they have blankets on the beds i prefer Duvets.

I would stay here again if ever i was in the area, but only if they still serve fried bread with breakfast, have bigger towels and Duvets instead of blankets and also if i can have room G2.

Nice to stay in an old building to instead of these modern hotels with no charecter.
I would like to thank the people who we had the most contact with during our stay, unfortunately i never got the lady and gentlemans names.

We got a deal of a twin room for £70 per night inc breakfast, i think that is what it is worth and not the price they usually charge which is £54 pppn i think, In my opinion £108 per night is to dear for this hotel and what they offer sorry :(
Well thats my review, i hope it helps.

Room Tip: G2 is nice , but if unhappy tell them i am sure they will move you :)
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

My wife and I were visiting the recent Buxton Annual Gilbert & Sullivan Festival and wanted a hotel near the Pavilion, Gardens and Opera House. The Alison Park satisfied this requirement perfectly. We stayed there for one week and were warmly welcomed and well looked after the whole time. The dining-room and lounge were comfortable and attractive and the breakfasts and evening dinners provided varied menus and in most cases locally resourced food. The young waitresses were polite and solicitous for our welfare. Our only concern was that the hotel had only two rooms with walk-in showers and we ourselves found getting in and out of the bath and using the attached shower difficult. When we return we will ask for one of the more convenient walk-in shower rooms.

Room Tip: See my above comments about shower facilities. Our room (112) was in all other respects excellent an...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sarawoj, Owner at Alison Park Hotel, responded to this review, August 23, 2012
We at the hotel are glad you enjoyed your stay and it is nice know that our staff provide the customer service we expect as a management team. Unfortunately as we were at a busy time in the season we were unable to move you into a different room with a shower. If you should book again, mention your preference for a shower on making the reservation and we will happily try and accommodate this.
We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future.
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Address: 3 Temple Road | Derbyshire Peak District, Buxton, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Buxton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Buxton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Alison Park Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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