North Stafford Hotel

The North Stafford Hotel provides 3 star accommodation & facilities in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent, close to local visitor attractions & transport links.

Address

Station Road
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
North Stafford Hotel
ST4 2AE
Tel: +44 (0)871 222 0097

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Overview


The hotel provides guests with 3 star accommodation and facilities in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent conveniently located opposite the railway station. The hotel is housed inside a traditional period building that retains its Jacobean style architecture and period features ensuring the hotel has plenty of charm and character. The hotel prides itself on its warm atmosphere and friendly service. The hotel facilities make it suitable for business and leisure guests.

The hotel is conveniently located for Stoke-on-Trent and local attractions including Alton Towers, Waterworld Indoor Tropical Aqua Park, Uttoxeter Racecourse and Stafford Castle. The hotel is well located for the Peak District, Shugborough Estate, the City of Litchfield and Litchfield Cathedral and is located within easy reach of Derby, Manchester, Birmingham, Chester and Wrexham. The central location makes the hotel a good base from which to explore the Midlands, North West England and North Wales regions.

Local transport links in the area include Stoke-on-Trent train station located opposite the hotel. There are services to London Euston and other local and regional areas including Derby, Crewe, Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham. The hotel is close by to major roads including the A50 and M6 providing good road connections.

Visitors can expect a friendly welcome with good levels of service at the hotel. The hotel is located a few miles from Stoke-on-Trent where visitors can find good access to local amenities, visitor attractions, dining and entertainment facilities. The closest train stations to the hotel are located at Stoke-on-Trent, Longton and Longport.



Facilities


There are a total of 88 en-suite guest bedrooms at the hotel. The guest rooms are decorated and furnished to a good standard, providing comfortable 3 star accommodation. Guests can choose from single twin, double and family rooms, with a choice of standard and executive rooms available. There are rooms with disabled access available.

Room facilities include television with satellite channels, telephone, radio, alarm clock, hairdryer, desk and tea and coffee making facilities. There are rooms with disabled access available.

There both smoking and non-smoking rooms available at the hotel .

Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access is available in the hotel. There are free on-site car parking facilities for hotel guests.

The hotel includes a number of conference facilities to host business meetings and conferences with a choice of packages available and capacity of up to 450 delegates. The hotel is a venue for weddings, special occasions and private functions with a choice of packages available and banqueting capacity for up to 200 guests.

Dining


Guests can enjoy a hot full English breakfast each morning or a Continental breakfast with a choice of breads, cereals, yogurts, fruits, juices and hot and cold drinks.

The Six Towns Restaurant serves a range of starters, main including meat, fish and vegetable dishes and tempting desserts. The restaurant serves the best in British cuisine and is designed in the Jacobean style of the hotel creating a friendly atmosphere, where diners can enjoy the dining experience. Diners can choose from the wine list and find the perfect accompaniment to their meals.

The Georgian Room is where guests can enjoy a formal dining experience; the restaurant serves the best in traditional British and modern European cuisine using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create a range of dishes for diners to try. Diners can enjoy some splendid views over the Limpley Stoke Valley from the restaurant.

The Clayhanger Bar is a place where guests can relax and unwind in comfortable surrounding with a choice of drinks including soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits. The Bar enjoys a laid back atmosphere providing an ideal place to catch up with friends, family and colleagues.

Local Attractions


The county of Staffordshire is located in the West Midlands, the county is synonymous with pottery and Stoke-on-Trent is a favourite destination for lovers of fine and collectible porcelain. Staffordshire has some wonderful scenic countryside showing the English countryside at its best, there are interesting towns and visitor attractions to see.

Alton Towers is among the top tourist attractions in the UK, it is the best known theme park in the UK. Located in the scenic Staffordshire countryside approx 17 miles from Stoke-on-Trent, the theme park offers visitors plenty of excitement and exhilaration. There are some famous rides such as Nemesis and Oblivion, there are also rides that are suitable for all ages ensuring the whole family can enjoy a great day out. There are more white-knuckle rides added each year and the theme park continues to provide new and exciting rides to bring in the crowds. Alton Towers not only includes the famous theme park, there is also a water park, spa and hotel accommodation making it a fully fledged resort surrounded by acres of beautiful English countryside.

Stoke-on-Trent is a unique UK city that is made up of six separate towns, namely Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke, Fenton and Longton, collectively these are known as 'The Potteries'. The city has visitor centres at both Spode and Wedgwood, offering factory tours, craft demonstrations, museum collections and various shopping opportunities. There are ceramic museums visitors can see in the city.

Lichfield is located approx 30 miles from Stoke-on-Trent and includes Lichfield Cathedral, and the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, as a tribute to the literary critic and dictionary author, who was born here back in the 18th century.

The historic market town of Uttoxter is a charming town full of history and includes a kiosk in the market, as a memorial to Doctor Samuel Johnson. The town is well known for its scenic racecourse.

Uttoxeter Racecourse is located in the town of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire approx 18 miles from Stoke-on-Trent. The racecourse offers race fans great racing in beautiful surroundings. The famous racecourse at Uttoxeter is regarded as one of the best courses in the UK and known for its great atmosphere especially on big race days. The racecourse is home to the Midlands Grand National and the new English Summer National, Uttoxeter racecourse has over 20 race days throughout the year and a number of other activities on non-race days including country shows and antique fairs.

Leek is a market town set in scenic countryside, the majority of the town is set over 600 feet above sea level, offering visitors with some inspiring view of the surrounding landscapes and makes for a popular base for a walking holiday. During the industrial revolution Leek became a major producer of textiles. Rudyard Lake is located a few miles away, the lake has a pathway, making it ideal for walks and bike rides. There is a miniature railway, which runs along the walkway, the lake is a popular location for fun family days out and water based activities such as boating and kayaking.

Shugborough Estate is the ancestral home of the fifth Earl of Lichfield, Patrick Lichfield who was known a leading photographer. The Mansion House is located approx 7 miles from Stafford in the scenic countryside. The house dates back to the 18th century and contains impressive collections of silver, ceramics, paintings and French furniture. There is a portion of the house that is still resided in by the Earl's family. Visitors to the manor house can enjoy the 18 acre Grade 1 listed historic garden and a collection of neo-classical monuments by James 'Athenian' Stuart.

The original servants' quarters along with the kitchens, brewhouse and coach houses have all been restored. Visitors can see how the servants lived and worked many years ago. Shugborough Park Farm is a Georgian farmstead featuring an agricultural museum, working corn mill and rare breeds centre. The livestock are all historic breeds, there is an annual programme of events ranging from seasonal craft fairs to spectacular firework displays.

Lichfield Cathedral is located in Litchfield in the heart of England. The cathedral has a long history and despite being damaged in the civil war, the cathedral was restored to its former glory and retains its medieval grandeur. Lichfield Cathedral is still at heart of the Diocese and is a focus for regular worship.

Stafford Castle is located a few miles from Stafford town centre and is among the most popular attractions in the county. The castle was initially built by William the Conqueror and has over 900 years of history. Over the years the castle has become a dominant feature of the Stafford landscape. Visitors can follow the castle trail, exploring the castle ruins and enjoy the panoramic views from the hilltop, walk in the medieval herb garden and discover the many dramatic stories that have shaped history at the castle. Stafford Castle includes a year round programme of events including historical re-enactments and Shakespeare productions. There are also torch-light tours and children's' activities, offering a historical fun filled day for the whole family.

The Shire Hall Gallery is located in Staffordshire’s county town of Stafford. The gallery is housed inside a Grade II listed building, inside the gallery offers visitors a constantly changing exhibition programme and includes a Craft Shop that has among the best in contemporary crafts being produced today.

The Cannock Chase Museum is located in the small town of Hednesford approx 30 miles from Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire. The museum shows visitors the social and industrial heritage of the area. Visitors can see and learn more about the changes from medieval hunting forest to coal field community, reflecting the social and domestic life of the past. The new Toys Gallery has a collection of toys from the Victorian era up to the present day and offers much to do for children. The Coal Face gallery displays the harsh working conditions of coal miners. Temporary exhibitions and a full events diary ensure that there is always something new to explore at the museum.

The Lichfield Festival is one of the UK's major Arts Festivals. The festival takes place in the city of Litchfield in Staffordshire, centred around the stunning 13th century three-spired cathedral, and Lichfield Garrick Theatre. The festival includes an extensive programme of classical, jazz and world music. There is also dance, films drama, exhibitions, talks, medieval market, some spectacular fireworks displays and other outdoor events. The varied programme at the festival makes it an interesting festival to visit, if you are in the county at the time. Please check on the website to check the dates and days of the festival.

The Brewhouse Arts Centre is located in the town of Burton-upon-Trent approx 30 miles from Stoke-on-Trent. Brewhouse provides a venue for a wide variety of performing arts by both local and other touring companies. There are workshops, a range of arts projects and a full programme of shows. The facilities include a theatre with studios and exhibition space and a bar for refreshments.

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Closest Train Stations:

Stoke-on-Trent: 0.1 Miles

Longton: 2.3 Miles

Longport: 3.4 Miles


Closest Airports:
The closest airport is Manchester Airport located 31 miles away by road via the A500, A34 and B5168. East Midlands Airport is located 46 miles away via the A500, A50 and M1.

Manchester Airport: 31 Miles

East Midlands Airport: 46 Miles




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