If you are planning to visit alton towers for a short break I would defiantly recommend this hotel to stay. Make sure you phone well in advance to reserve your room as spaces do fill up. I booked it in June prior to my visit.
When I phoned to reserve my booking the gentlemen on the phone was extremely welcoming and willing to answer any questions that you have. I book the birthday celebration package as it was a surprise for my best friends birthday and he took interest in this and assured me everything would be prepared and ready for our arrival.
On arrival we got into the courtyard of the house which was quite small but enough space to fit half a dozen cars in comfortably. The gentlemen who I spoke to on the phone come out and knew who we were straight away and made us feel welcome which was lovely, he even got in our car to move it into a space for us as we was struggling to do this.
We left our car in the courtyard all day when we was at the park and it was free of charge!!
When we returned we collected our key and went to our room, it was laid out very nice and was extremely clean. The balloons and banners were all up as I requested and there was the bottle on Cava on ice as I asked too.
The tv was very nice and the beds were very comfortable. The wifi didn't connect with our phones we did ask the woman who was in reception and she wasn't sure as she said it should be working so maybe it was our phones but it wasn't a major issue it was just a shame as we couldn't get any service whilst at the hotel.
The house does not provide dinner food so my friend and I asked the woman if there was anywhere to get food and she told us The Bull pub which was about a mile drive from the house, it was divine and would recommend going to get food if you hadn't eaten at the park.
The next day we had breakfast, my friend had a continental and I myself had a full English breakfast. The breakfast room was laid out lovely and well presented. We enjoyed our breakfast thoroughly and would recommend ordering it as it gets you set for the busy day ahead.
We were able to leave our car in the courtyard on the second day free of charge and we collected it at around 6 the following evening which worked out well for us both.
I would defiantly recommend this hotel to anyone going to alton towers it made the experience even more memorable and the people were so welcoming and friendly.
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