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Reviewed 28 October 2013

The B and B itself was absolutely amazing. Lovely little location. Easy to find and within reach of the Alton towers resort. Lynn was an absolute dream host. Very welcoming and accommodating. The rooms were immaculate and very well presented. Breakfast was amazing!! Will definitely be staying there again if in the area. Keep it up! Xx

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the lovely review you left on trip advisor. We were pleased to read that you felt looked after and had a fabulous stay with us in the Two Tone room. Would be lovely to see your jolly faces again.

Reviewed 28 October 2013

My two friends and I stayed at The Bank House for one night during the October Scarefest at Alton Towers. Lyn and her husband greeted us and were both friendly and informative. We were shown to our room, which was fantastic! We stayed in 'The Mods' room. It was clean, had a nice bathroom with a large shower and lots...

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Wow what a fabulous review, thank you very much. We are really pleased that you enjoyed staying in the Mods room and felt comfortable and looked after. Especially gloating in the fact that you enjoyed breakfast because yours truly cooks it!!! Love to see you again.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2013

I stayed for one night at bank house with a friend fir the Alton towers scarefest this weekend. We arrived at just after 10am to collect our key which went smoothly and was shown the room fir when we came back later. The people were very friendly and made sure you were happy with everything. Even stopping traffic to help...

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of Bank House. Really pleased that you enjoyed your stay in The Boudoir, its a very popular choice with our guests. I suspect its the touch of luxury with the whirlpool bathroom that makes it popular. Would be great to welcome you back perhaps you could try Marilyn next time.

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2013

My wife and I stayed here for one night. We checked in early and were able to leave our bags in the room and then head out to the Scarefest at Alton Towers for the day. We were welcomed warmly and the room (punk themed room) was very clean and comfortable. The shower room was particularly worthy of mention. Breakfast...

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Bank House. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the choice of breakfast we offer. Pleased you mentioned the shower room in 5, we have the same in rooms 1 and 4. We know they not only look nice but work well too. Do hope we see you again.

Bristol United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2013

This B and B is very sweet, it was booked for me as a birthday surprise. We stayed for 2 nights in the Marilyn Monroe room, typical girlie room! Decor lovely. Hosts were excellent and accommodating. Big thumbs up. Did get annoyed with people waking up at 6am and talking really loud and banging though, but it's not the B...

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and gave us the thumbs up but disappointed to read that inconsiderate guests decided to start the day noisily and disturbed you. Thank you for mentioning that we weren't to blame. Some things are beyond our control. Nevertheless we would love the chance to welcome...

Granada, Spain
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Great stay at Bank House!! We felt like home. The staff is very helpful, gave us useful tips and looked after us like family. The decoration of the room "Marilyn" is great, we loved especially the jacuzzi in the bathroom and everything was clean. Is located 5 minutes by bus to alton towers. Breakfast was very good, you can choose...

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Ola my lovely guests. Thank you for your lovely review and taking the time to write it. This year we have entertained very many overseas visitors and we like to be as helpful as we can to make your trip as enjoyable as possible. Always the English mother:-) Hope you enjoyed the rest of your European vacation.

Pinner
Reviewed 17 October 2013

Close to Alton Towers...local Pub to eat evening meal at (c.150 yards)...great Breakfast...very nice (Mod-themed) family room. I would knock off half a point as the parking is a bit tight if the Car Park is fullish (no turning space), but as that's the biggest criticism, you can tell I was not disappointed. Would not bother looking elsewhere for my...

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a favourable review at Bank House. We are delighted that you found us so good that you suggest guests don't waste their time looking elsewhere. Thanks for that. Look forward to welcoming you back for another visit.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Had a lovely 2 night stay in the marilyn room, breakfast was amazing. Very clean throughout. Great location, lovely village and 5 mins from Alton Towers. Very friendly and helpful staff. In a word.... perfect!

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Wow!! What a great review. Thank you very much. We are pleased that the four poster Marilyn room lived up to your expectations and delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Stayed here recently for one night as I was visiting Alton Towers with my brother for a short break. A very welcoming place to stay! Lots of helpful advice, a really wonderful room (the Punk Rock Room) which really made it an exciting place to stay, wonderful breakfast with plenty of choice and a great location if you are visiting...

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed staying with us in the Punk Rock room and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you and your brother back for a second visit.

Reviewed 2 October 2013

Stayed at Bank House (BH) from Sunday 29th Sept - Tuesday 1st Oct. Had a lovely warm welcome from Lynns husband Morris on arrival. We was shown staight to our room which was amazing. We had the Boudoir room which had a four poster bed, a fridge, seating area, flat screenith dvd player and free view and an ensuite with...

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Lynn P, Owner at Bank House, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review of Bank House and staff. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and I'm sure tripadvisor readers will benefit from your helpful comments. Glad you got your specs back and look forward to the possibility of welcoming you back for another visit.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4* Bed and Breakfast 1 mile from Alton Towers Resort. Bank House is located in the heart of Alton village and within walking distance of all of the pubs/restaurants. All rooms are themed and en-suite with freesat tv/dvd, tea/coffee making facilities, fridge and hairdryers. Four poster rooms have whirlpool baths. We offer Champagne, Sparkling wine, chocolates, flowers etc for special occasions, prices on application. Free on-site parking and the bus to Alton Towers stops outside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bank House

Address: Bank House Smithy Bank, Alton ST10 4AD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Alton
Price Range: $136 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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