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“Will definitely stay longer next time!!”
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The Malthouse B&B
Ranked #4 of 11 Alton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Paisley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Will definitely stay longer next time!!”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

From being greeted in the car park upon arrival, to being served a delicious fresh breakfast - the only thing that was wrong with this stay, was that it wasn't long enough!!
I booked The Malthouse for a night to allow us a bit longer at Alton Towers. Our family room was in 'The Store' (Room 5). A bright spacious room with a wet room. There was double bed and bunks and Toto the cuddly dog to keep an eye on things. Tea, coffee and biscuits were also provided. The bedroom & wet room were spotlessly clean and obviously well cared for. The family who run The Malthouse clearly love what they do and this comes across to guests. Alton is a lovely place and the Malthouse is fab - so glad I researched a bit and chose this over the Towers Hotel. Thank you for a great (if somewhat short) stay! :-)

  • Stayed August 2012
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themalthouse, Owner at The Malthouse B&B, responded to this review, August 15, 2012
Sorry your stay with us was short, we hope to see you for a longer break next time around! A smashing review from lovely folk, thanks!
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2012

We stayed here for one night before going to Alton Towers. The Malthouse is located in the most gorgeous little village, and I recommend a walk through Alton to appreciate it. We had a warm welcome from Ian who gave us plenty of useful information. The house was clean and tidy and the room had everything you need for a warm and comfortable stay. We had dinner in The Bull's Head in the dining room, and the food was fantastic and great value. The breakfast in the Malthouse was also great, just what you need to start the day off. We would stay here again, no doubt.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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themalthouse, Owner at The Malthouse B&B, responded to this review, August 11, 2012
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to add such a great review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us in Alton. As you say the village we live in really is beautiful and there are some great pubs that serve very good meals nearby. Hope we see you again.
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2012

Well this is our 2nd visit to the Malt House bed n breakfast, and again we were not disappointed.
Great Witty hospitality and extremely clean and tidy rooms and House in general.

This time we had room 4, in the main house and nice spacious clean room, again like before cleaned and tidied every day,

Our Son Brady (7) has not taken off his gold medal since being awarded it for assisting with the "washing up"

Enjoyable stay so much we have re-booked to stay again at the end of August 12, so Sandra Ian & Owen beware - were coming back...
Great stay I would recommend this B&B for anyone whether you are a lone traveller, couple, business executive (Free WiFi) or like us Family holiday this B&B do not single anyone out good value for money. Hence the great ongoing results by other trip advisor users.

See you again at the end of the month, Brian Liann Tomas & Brady

Room Tip: they think of everything, if they haven't tell them and you've got it within a blink The br...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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themalthouse, Owner at The Malthouse B&B, responded to this review, August 9, 2012
A really lovely family that we were delighted to welcome back and very much look forward to seeing again later in the year! It's a pleasure to have a family with such nice children staying with us, glad the gold 'washing up' medal was enjoyed!
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Blackpool
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

We stayed here Saturday 4th August after spending the day at Alton Towers. Ian & Sandra were very welcoming and cannot do enough for you. We stayed in the stables and the room was lovely and homely. Even had a cuddly horse to take care of our room whilst we were out. We went for dinner at the Bulls Head Inn which is a 5 min walk. Would highly recommend. Breakfast at the Malthouse was lovely and the service was excellent. We will definitely come back again soon. Thank you, Adele and Alan from Blackpool

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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themalthouse, Owner at The Malthouse B&B, responded to this review, August 9, 2012
Glad these tripadvisor fans enjoyed their stay with us! Good to know how much they enjoyed their breakfast. A lovely couple who we enjoyed chatting to and hope to welcome back soon.
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

We've just returned from a 2 night stay at this B&B which we used as a base for visiting Alton Towers & Waterworld.
The B&B can not be faulted and it is in an ideal location in the very picturesque village of Alton. The hospitality at the B&B was wonderful and the breakfast was superb.
We will be visiting again when we next arrange a trip to Alton Towers.

  • Stayed July 2012
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themalthouse, Owner at The Malthouse B&B, responded to this review, August 3, 2012
A gold medal award is fantastic thanks! It will be lovely to see you again when you next visit the area. Thank you so much for adding your review, it's very much appreciated.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here 16th n 17th July for Alton towers. Came here the night before to avoid the morning drive down. Only a mile from theme park so excellent location. We had room 6 which was guarded, when we were out by 'lucky' a soft toy :) and that sort of somes up the place friendly, funny and know you got a big day ahead of you with a healthy size breakfast.
Only 1 thing to nag about. I think the tv should be a little lower but that just might be me.
Will definitely be back next year!!!

  • Stayed July 2012
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themalthouse, Owner at The Malthouse B&B, responded to this review, July 19, 2012
Thanks for the great review. Glad that Lucky did a good job guarding your room while you were out for the day! Look forward to seeing you next year.
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2012 via mobile

My boyfriend and I very much enjoyed our second stay at The Malthouse this Easter whilst visiting Alton Towers.
We were both made to feel very welcome and Sandra's very professional yet caring manner meant that we both had an enjoyable and relaxing stay.
On both occasions, our room was spotless and the bed really comfortable and if breakfast hadn't been so great, it would be tempting to lie in. A great nights sleep is guaranteed at the Malthouse.
Breakfast is "the business" and you can choose to fill your boots with a lovely home cooked full English.
I opted for toast most morning which received the same teasing as given by my parents and both Sandra and her cohort were keen to feed me up!
With great humour and friendliness, the staff at The Malthouse will look after you and provide a fab base for visiting Alton Towers.

Thanks for two great holidays and we hope to be visiting soon.

  • Stayed April 2012
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, Owner at The Malthouse B&B, responded to this review, July 9, 2012
We always hope that first time guests will return, so it was lovely to see you come back to stay. Glad to know that your visits were comfortable and that you enjoyed your breakfast so much. We're always keen to ensure that our guests get a good breakfast (be it a belly buster OR a light bite!) to start their day off well. We very much look forward to your next visit!
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Property: The Malthouse B&B
Address: Malthouse Road, Alton ST10 4AG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Alton
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Alton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One mile from Alton Towers. Friendly 17th century home located in the village of Alton providing B&B. Comfortable en-suite accommodation with TV, tea/coffee tray, free WiFi access, alarm clock, hairdryer and wall fan. Hearty English, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and dairy free breakfasts. Private car park free. Double, twin, family, four poster and wheelchair accessible bedrooms. Celebration? Ask for details of flowers, balloons, chocolates etc. 5 Star Hospitality. ... more   less 
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