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The Moat House
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Acton Trussell
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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“friendly staff good breakfast”
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Arrived on boxing day to a very empty hotel. Large very quiet bedroom but the mattress was "well used" and not very comfortable. The bathroom looked like it had recently been refitted. Breakfast staff were very friendly and the breakfast room very chic - the perfect place for a wedding.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Shrivenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 December 2013

Visited on business and stayed with colleagues. Simply a first class and delightful hotel tucked 5 mins off main road, so nice and quiet and also 10 min drive from Staffs Uni. The bedrooms were spacious and very comfortable and some with great views over the canal. Dining was fabulous as was the service. The staff were most courteous and helpful. Would certainly recommend for business and family visits.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Sheffield, UK
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110 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

Lovely attractive hotel. Warm friendly welcome on arrival. Bedroom clean & tidy. Evening meal was excellent & so was breakfast. It was nice to have a plated breakfast cooked to order instead of a buffet. Will would defiantly return very soon. :-))

Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

Just stayed here on a business trip. Would really recommend this great independent hotel. Great quality and well decorated room. Menu in restaurant is fantastic. Food was great quality and very well presented. Staff and service are amazing. Extensive wine menu. I will return soon.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 26 November 2013 via mobile

We attended a dinner here last weekend. From the moment we arrived the staff were excellent. The room looked beautiful, table settings were very classy. The meal itself was excellent especially the starters and desserts - an incredible standard in terms of taste and presentation. One thing that stood out was the number of waiting staff on duty - there were plenty of staff serving and clearing plates. What a difference that makes! So often you go to hotels/restaurants that skimp on staff and the service suffers - not so here. We held our wedding reception at the Moat House some years ago and so pleased it is just as good now as it was then.

Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

The rooms are a standard well above most good hotels and have so many extra little touches that scream quality. The towels are huge and fluffy, beds well sprung, bathrooms providing all the little extras you might have forgotten to bring.
From the moment you enter the hotel you don't want to leave as the staff make you feel so welcome. Everyone has a smile on their faces and it rubs off on the guests too.
The hotel is in a beautiful setting, swans swin in the moat that surrounds the historic building.
There is a fine dining restaurant (we were fortunate to eat there) as well as a pub for the more informal meal.
We do hope to be able to return to this wonderful hotel and can highly recommend it.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

I was lucky enough to be invited to the Moat House for a 8 course evening meal. Each course was fantastic, awesome skill, service was also very good, I am also wondering does the restaurant hold a Michelin Star, as I would rate the food in this league. Well done!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Property: The Moat House
Address: Lower Penkridge Road, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Stafford > Acton Trussell
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Acton Trussell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Moat House 4*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Moat House Staffordshire, an independent, family run hotel with four coveted AA stars....a unique and very special place. The luxury Moat House Hotel boasts a canal side location in the picturesque village of Acton Trussell. It extends a warm family welcome which guarantees industry leading professionalism and service. Whether your need is for accommodation, fine dining, a wedding venue or the best in corporate hospitality, our beautiful, historical buildings provide the perfect solution. Close to junction 13 of the M6 and within a short drive of Stafford, The Moat House combines a taste of history with leading-edge facilities and unrivaled service. ... more   less 
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