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“Fantastic for families”
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Review of Old Castle Inn

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Very good
51 reviews
dining area with feature furniture
3 storey house
wood burner in dining area
large open fire
kitchen
View from dining area into conservatory
library / music room
master double bedroom
master bedroom
large conservatory over looking garden
seating area in good sized enclosed garden
garden
garden
garden
stunning walks at Dovedale, nearby
view of Alton Castle from the back of the house
Alton Church
Alton Castle
Alton Castle retreat
Alton bridge
Alton rail station
view of High Street
Alton village jail house
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Alton, Staffordshire, England

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Very good - based on 51 reviews
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aidanb1
Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Fantastic for families”
Reviewed December 18, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

We loved our stay at Old Castle Inn. It's a huge house, and there was ample accommodation for the 9 of us. The village of Alton has lovely pubs. Gabrielle, the owner, couldn't have been more helpful.

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maugn01
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent accommodation for a large group”
Reviewed October 28, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

We've just returned from a stay here - 6 adults and 6 children. It was perfect for that amount of people, with lots to entertain the children. Very warm and cosy with an open fire and all amenities that we required.

Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Southerbe...
1 review
“Great break..”
Reviewed September 18, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Once again had a fab time staying in this quirky house.

Always have a pleasant stay and will be back next year.

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waynepob...
2 reviews
“Fabulous House - Great location - Highly Recommended”
Reviewed May 15, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

A fantastic well kept house with 5 large bedrooms. A fine dining room, cosy living room and extremely large kitchen which kept 10 adults very comfortable over a long weekend.

This in a very picturesque little town with a plethora of nice pubs, excellent walks and beautiful scenery.

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Liked best: Dining room - large enough to accommodate 10 adults
Liked least: No Tea Pot
Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 16, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

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Liked best: The dining room chairs (and the Guinness pictures by the front door)
Liked least: Can't think of anything!
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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midlands
Reviewed September 6, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

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Liked best: Friendly atmosphere of the house
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 12, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

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Liked best: Location and bring child-friendly.
Liked least: Old food in the freezer and cupboards. Dirty glasses on shelf. Musty furnishings. Smelly toilet. Cold shower. 5 foot nettles in garden. No BBQ.
Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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