Britannia North Stafford Hotel - Stoke-on-Trent

Station Road, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom, ST4 2AEshow map
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Overview

Set in the vicinity of Staffordshire University, Britannia North Stafford Hotel offers a 3-star accommodation with a gym area and aerobics classes. Built in 1850, Britannia North Stafford hotel is designed in a striking style. A safe deposit box, an elevator and a carpark are available for guests' convenience.

This welcoming hotel is located in a shopping area of Stoke-on-Trent. Stapeley Water Gardens can be reached in 50 minutes' drive.

This hotel is conveniently placed close to a theme park and a stadium.

Britannia North Stafford Hotel is about 45 minutes drive away from Manchester airport.

Rooms

Rooms have a traditional decor and come with heating, pay TV and a work desk. This venue offers 88 rooms which overlook the mountain. All rooms at Britannia North Stafford Hotel feature carpeted floors.

Eat & Drink

You will find a buffet breakfast served at the restaurant. The on-site 24-hour restaurant offers local cuisine. Guests can try excellent drinks in the café bar.

The hotel offers a full breakfast at the price of GBP 9.95 per person per night. 

Services

Britannia North Stafford Hotel features a business centre, meeting rooms and an event hall for business travelers.

Relax

A shared lounge and a golf course are available for relaxation and refreshment. It has an outdoor pool and offers diving, basketball and table tennis for active time spending.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at GBP 3 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   88.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

GBP 3 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Dining room

Breakfast room

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Laundry

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Diving
  • Pedal boating
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Half board
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Gluten-free meals
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Microphone
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Playground
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Mountain view
  • Landscape view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Local calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEMaximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
City FramingCity Framing2000 ft
British Pottery Manufacturers Federation ClubBritish Pottery Manufacturers Federation Club400 ft
Stoke On Trent City CouncilStoke On Trent City Council1000 ft
Staffordshire UniversityStaffordshire University1000 ft
Stoke Town HallStoke Town Hall1400 ft
North Staffs Regional Film TheatreNorth Staffs Regional Film Theatre700 ft
Stoke On Trent Repertory Theatre LtdStoke On Trent Repertory Theatre Ltd1000 ft
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Alton TowersAlton Towers1.0 mi
Penkhull Christian fellowshipPenkhull Christian fellowship4600 ft
Trentham GardensTrentham Gardens1.9 mi
Regent ChambersRegent Chambers1.1 mi
Shipleys AmusementsShipleys Amusements1.2 mi
Waterworld 2000 LtdWaterworld 2000 Ltd1.7 mi
Moorcroft MuseumMoorcroft Museum2.2 mi
Gladstone Pottery MuseumGladstone Pottery Museum2.5 mi
Regent Theatre & Victoria HallRegent Theatre & Victoria Hall1.0 mi
New Vic TheatreNew Vic Theatre1.3 miEtruria Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Dudson MuseumDudson Museum1.5 miThe Dudson Centre Hope Street
Brampton MuseumBrampton Museum1.8 miBrampton Park
Thyme To Cook and TearoomThyme To Cook and Tearoom2.0 mi26 High Street
Jumbo Fun and PlayJumbo Fun and Play2.3 miLiverpool Road
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Getting around
Airports
Manchester (MAN)24.2 mi
Chester (CEG)35.1 mi
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Reviews
6.4
GoodBased on  484  reviews
  • 7.0
    Very good

    Pleasantness of staff Cleanliness and layout of room including single room for my son Easy access from Manchester Airport/ route directions Old English design of hotel gave a feeling of serenity The rail station directly outside the hotel had no impact during the duration of our stay.

    Sat in the bar on our first night in the hotel and ordered a pint of Guniness for myself and two glasses of white wine for my wife and daughter. Unfortunately, I took two sips out of the Guinness(Guniness drinker) and had to leave it on the table as its taste was something beyond I have ever tasted. My wife and daughter also left their wines as the taste was most unusually not of their liking. From that moment on we did not consume another drink in the hotel.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The position just opposite the railway station was exactly what I needed and the restaurant provides an excellent breakfast

    An annoying beeping sound coming from outside disturbed me before I got to sleep.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Location, very close to railwaystation

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Fairly quiet room and hotel is near to train station.

    Decor of room was depressing, lighting in room dull and there was no fresh coffee left for breakfast.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    This hotel is for back packers and people looking for a cheap hotel, the hotel is very tired looking and dated the whole place needs a make over, i wouldnt stay there again

  • 6.2
    Good

    being oppisite a train station. its very loud in the night.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    In fuchar I will not stay in this hotel rather I will stay in my car hotel polacy is very strist I went around 1.45 pm they have not alloted me the room the check in Time was 2 pm they were ask me to keep the lagege. The room was too small the room size was 6 foot by 8 foot in that they accomidated the wash basin and you can imagin I strangly say pl do not recamend this hotel

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    Everything was slow, slow, slow. Check in took 15 minuets and only one guest before me. I thought sat some point that it was a joke and that I would appear on Candid Camera.... No Faulty Towers is the name of the hotel which another English guest remarked. I had asked for a nice room with a bathtub and a view towards the railway station/Front. We got> A room toward a deserted field/back, no bathtub, no nice room An untidy room no quality assurance system obviously , no shower loti0n put in automatically,which goes for toilet paper as well. The manager was informed and did her best, but these things should be made before hand. You shall not have to complain first to get it. Best regards, Nils Friberg

    See above.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Close to centre, great as could leave car parked in hotel car park as didnt need it whilst in Stoke. The hotel could do with a tiny facelift, lovely period designs just needs sprucing up.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    The building is an architectural treat, if visiting look up to the chimneys, you can almost see dick van dyke capering amidst them, Almost Hogwartish. The building deserves so much better than the hotel within it. The room was large and had character, a wonderful high ceiling. The style of the hotel was sympathetic to its architecture, with a caring management and staff the faults could have been quirks. It is very handily located for visiting the university, slap bang opposite the station. Parking is free if you can get in ( I couldn’t)

    Where do I start. I had room 204. Twin Singles. Visiting my daughter at the nearby university, location was perfect. Price was £68. The Bathroom - the sealant around the bath was flaking badly and had mould, as had some of the tile grouting. The pull cord for the light was revoltingly brown with old dirt. The rubber bath mat looked like something original out of the 60's it was faded, stained brown (originally white i guess, who could tell) and truly disgusting. Quite turned my stomach. The shower was adequate. The main room was fine, reflecting the faded grandeur of the building, however the door would not latch without at least 4 hard pulls. The tv was hardly in keeping with the price, a little box set, remote did not work sometimes etc. The problem was the beds i had 1-2 hours sleep, and i tried both of them, The most unbelievable thin pallet style cheap springy ,lumpy mattresses you have ever encountered. Given this hotel is consistently rated 1* mainly cos of the mattresses you would have thought that the management might have paid some attention. When you try to pay by card they spring a £2 charge on you (despite the fact that debit cards don't charge them) The attitude is completely couldn’t care less. At checkout had to wait 10 minutes+ for woman at the desk eventually having to go to dining room where all the staff were having breakfast oblivious to the 7 people in reception. On checkout i relayed all of the above to be met with the astonishing reply, "oh we don't have anything to do with housekeeping, i am sorry." the sorry being given with of course no really apology or care at all. the staff i think have given up. also not sorry enough of course to offer a reduction for one of the worst nights stay i have encountered in 40 years of travelling the world. If possible, avoid.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    It is close to the station and to university

    Small room and dusty furniture

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The location from the train station was perfect.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Ideal for our Alton towers trip

    Not prepared for my special dietary needs although mentioned upon booking.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Directlly facing main rail station. Good parking. Excellent breakfast. Room clean and airy.

    The Stoke area itself is poor. Main shopping area is approx 3mls. away.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    The price

    The overall state of the building, old, tired and damp patches on the walls. The room was uncomfortable and buried in the bowels of the hotel. I accept that this was cheap, but compared to a B&B it was very disapointing. I also take offence at being asked to pay an additional £2 to use a debit card. Having been in Brittania hotels before, I will now never return and advise other of my displeasure. Cheap is one thing, disrepair is another - no excuses!

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEMaximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Manchester (MAN)24.2 mi
Chester (CEG)35.1 mi
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