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Trough Ivy House

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I never actually had the chance to attend this hotel which im quite glad about. But I rang to cancel my booking as I was unable to attend due to a change in circumstances. When I was speaking to the owner she was extremely rude! She was really chewy with us on the phone and just downright horrible. I must...

Thank Maisie R
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival we were greeted with a lovely friendly lady. Our room was beautiful and clean, with a lovely view. The bed was comfortable. We walked to Alton Towers which was a 4 minute walk to the entrance. For dinner on the first night, the lady suggested a lovely pub with amazing food which was only half an hour walk....

Thank Molly L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend Only Stayed here at the Trough Ivy for one night and wanted to stay for a second. A fantastic little house making it like a second home. The owners are very welcoming and the rooms are cosy and very relaxing. The offer of breakfast in bed which is brought up by the owner shows how caring...

1Thank PeterJBrown1
Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome on late arrival we stayed in self catering apartment which was ideal and only 5 mins from ticket office . Hosts were great and there if we wanted anything a perfect break. Rooms where spotless and kitchen a great asset. Will definitely stay again.

Thank Legend1937
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 15, 2016

We have stayed at the Trough Ivy House multiple times and will continue to return. Terry and Carole make sure you are looked after and the full english breakfast sets you up for the day. We had good weather so enjoyed a couple of drinks in the garden when we arrived which was really nice. Alton Towers is a few...

Thank Brighton34
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I only had one night at the Trough Ivy House, but it was absolutely superb! Carole is a lovely host, the little touches of heart-shaped homemade shortbread biscuits and homey furniture truly made me feel at home. Deep into the country the property is situated, right at the entrance of Alton Towers. The colours in Autumn is beautiful this time...

Thank Hester F
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This guest house is situated right by the entrance to Alton Towers Theme Park, so one can walk to the turnstile in 5 minutes. However, we were entirely undisturbed by either park traffic or the park itself during our stay. It is not cheap, but is very clean and comfortable. This coupled with its location make it an excellent choice...

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to stay if you are going to Alton Towers - it is less than a 5 minute walk away. Trough Ivy House was homely, clean & comfortable. Terry and Carole was just lovely - from the moment we arrived they made us feel so at home. The room was spacious and comfortable. We had to...

Thank KatieJane1991
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend for one night so we could visit Alton Towers. The hosts were very polite and helpful (particularly Terry) and were on call to answer any questions we had. The rooms were HUGE!!! and offered plenty of space as well as our own little living room with TV. The only reason I have given this...

Thank Fliss S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Really enjoyed our stay, great place to stay if going to alton towers, located next to the entrance gates. Owners very friendly and welcoming. Rooms very clean and include everything needed. Would definitely return again.

Thank Grace C
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Trough Ivy House

Address: Trough Ivy House Farley | Alton, Farley ST10 3BQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Farley
Price Range: $98 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are ground floor rooms available a couple of stairs to other rooms. parking available. Wi-Fi but not always good reception.”
lyndab961, Jun 18, 2016 | Read review
“Room was extremely comfortable”
Rosiej63, Jun 1, 2016 | Read review
“your in the country so no high speed wifi - put away your devices and relax.”
DannyP700, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“Self catering room if you don't drive”
Amy-AnneJ, Sep 9, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are easy access and quiet”
R8339QTangelam, Aug 1, 2015 | Read review
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