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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

Thank Brighton34
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 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... More 

Thank Hester F
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 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... More 

Thank Andrew T
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 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... More 

Thank KatieJane1991
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 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... More 

Thank Fliss S
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 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
1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time. Owners were very friendly and went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. Rooms were beautiful, spacious and clean. Included breakfast was perfect as well. We will definitely be coming back.

Thank Michael C
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from an overnight stay at the Trough Ivy House. Absolutely perfect in every way! Terry and Carol welcome you into their home with open arms and ensure you are comfortable and looked after throughout your stay. We stayed here whilst we visited Alton Towers which is a very short walk away! You can't get any closer!... More 

Thank sarahmarkyy2010
London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We had a problem with the reservation, so in the end we didn't get to spend the night at Trough the Ivy. However, the place is lovely and just in front of Alton Towers gates, wich is excellent if you're going to the theme park. Plus, the owners were exceedingly helpful and within minutes they found another suitable accomodation nearby.... More 

Thank Evelyne A
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Thank Katie C

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  • 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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Farley
Price Range: $122 - $135 (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.”
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“Room was extremely comfortable”
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“your in the country so no high speed wifi - put away your devices and relax.”
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“Self catering room if you don't drive”
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