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Trough Ivy House

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic,close and handy to alton towers and lovely staff. Alcohol there was cheap. The garden was beautiful, and the bedroom was a good size and clean. Breakfast included was lovely and filling. There are other options for breakfast too. Would definitely recomened. Gorgeous place and convenient and easy to find.

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We have been lucky to stay in Swallows Nest self catering accommodation within the premises. Very quiet and beautiful place maintained to a high standard. Despite the host's concerns regarding Swallows Nest not being suitable for small children we felt it was all we ever wanted. There were no problems whatsoever. There is Londis just 2 minutes driving down the...

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Ireland
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is a charming country B&B run by the most friendly and welcoming couple. The location couldn't be more ideal for a trip to the theme park, whereby you can simply walk to the gates and into the park. The room was spacious and tastefully decorated with an en suite. Breakfast is provided and delivered directly to your room in...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Currently staying here with my husband for 2 nights while we visit alton towers and the surrounding area. Arrived a little earlier than check in time yesterday but our room was ready and Carol welcomed us and showed us upstairs. She recommended places for us to visit that afternoon and where we could go for dinner. Had the cooked breakfast...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Searching for a nearby guest house close to Alton Towers we could not have asked for a better location. Ivy Trough House sits on the doorstep to the main entrance of Alton Towers a 5 minute walk to entry. The guest house as it should be referred to not a hotel as the service from the owners is personal and...

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Milton Keynes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely property run by a very kind couple. Breakfast of hot croissants delivered to the room, or you can go down for a full English for £5.50 extra. Amenities in room are perfectly adequate, comfy bed, quiet rooms. Very short walk into Alton Towers at a fraction of the price you will pay to study in resort. Definitely recommend staying...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Stayed here last week for 2 nights with my fiancée. booked it as part of a surprise trip for her birthday as she hadn't been to Alton towers since she was young. Upon booking I had a little issue with card not being accepted for deposit to which Terry phoned just to double check details, after hearing about the birthday...

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Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 18 June 2016

After a long drive from Brighton we were greeted and made warmly welcomed by Carol. we were able to park the car in the pretty courtyard and taken to our lovley suite room for our two day stay. The room was pristine clean and all amenities provided even Homemade Biscuits ! In the evening we decided to walk to The...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The owner at this place verbally abused and berated us for arriving an hour later than we had indicated, due to circumstances outside our control. He was eccentric and erratic and, while the lodgings were otherwise adequate, I would advise finding another accommodation provider. His behaviour was unprecedented in my experience of hospitality. He also made xenophobic comments during our...

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trough, Owner at Trough Ivy House, responded to this review

We are very disappointed to have received this unfair review and would like to offer the following response. This guest had indicated and confirmed by email on her booking details that she would arrive between 9pm and 10pm. At quarter to twelve, having not had any contact by phone or email, we assumed she was not going to arrive and...

Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016

2nd visit to this lovely b&b lovely welcome excellent breakfast and great nights sleep. Would highly recommend if visiting this part of the area. We stayed two nights as visiting alton towers and b&b just a few feet away from park entrance.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Trough Ivy House

Address: Trough Ivy House Farley | Alton, Farley ST10 3BQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Farley
Price Range: $129 - $154 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles lyndab961, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room was extremely comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Rosiej63, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“your in the country so no high speed wifi - put away your devices and relax.”
 of 5 bubbles DannyP700, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Self catering room if you don't drive”
 of 5 bubbles Amy-AnneJ, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are easy access and quiet”
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