Set in its own 7-acre landscape, the Alton Towers Hotel is located close to the park and next door to the Splash Landings Hotel and adjoining Waterpark. The hotel opened in March 1996, as the first hotel located in a theme park in the UK! The hotel takes inspiration from the travels of Sir Algenon Alton, whose personal memorabilia you’ll find around the hotel, such as his quirky flying machine invention in the entrance hall and the time capsule musical lifts!
After spending the day on your feet at the theme park, you can return to your room to relax. If you still have the energy you can explore the Alton Towers Waterpark by walking across the hotel walkway, or go downstairs to watch the live entertainment! If you really feel like pampering yourself there is a Spa located on the first floor of the hotel available for an additional charge.
Check in is from 3pm, although you can check in earlier if your room is ready. There’s always the option to leave your luggage with the porters if you wish to enjoy the resort’s attractions, and your luggage will be waiting in your room for you. Checkout is at 10am, and you can always leave your luggage with the porters, to collect at the end of the day. Don’t forget to visit the Alton Towers Hotel Shop, for your hotel and theme park souvenirs.
A standard hotel stay includes the bed and breakfast option, however you can also add-on theme park tickets and entrance to the water park at a discounted rate. By purchasing your theme park tickets with your hotel stay, you’ll also gain access to Early Ride Time. This allows you into the theme park at 9am – an hour before the park opens to all guests.
You are also able to enter the park through the Woodland Walk until 1pm; conveniently located at the bottom of garden. Hotel guests also enjoy free car parking and if you have an annual pass you can also receive significant discounts on your stay.
These are the standard rooms at the Alton Towers Hotel, which means that you’ll find many references to Sir Algenon and his travels, providing a quirky place to spend the night. The Explorer Rooms are considered to be the resort’s mid-range accommodation offering.
Guests can join Sir Algenon on his latest expedition through the Arctic, when they step into the Mountain Expedition Adventure and stay in the Arctic snow crawler with views out across the snow covered peaks and deep ice canyons.
Join Sir Algenon on his latest travels out into space in these galactic themed rooms, which offer an added depth of detail and also include an Xbox console. Moon Voyage rooms are more expensive than Explorer Rooms, but provide a mid-ground between the fully Themed Rooms.
The hotel’s themed rooms contain an array of surprises and unique features for you to discover. They are more expensive than the standard Explorer Rooms, but are great for celebrating special occasions and make for a memorable stay!
Charlie & Lola Room
Guests will get to join Charlie and Lola on an extra special sleepover when they choose to stay in this themed room. As Charlie’s not tired and doesn’t want to go to bed just yet, he’s made a treasure hunt and if you find the code you’ll get a special treat!
Postman Pat Room
Spend the night in the village of Greendale, where younger guests will be able to enjoy all of the activities in Postman Pat’s Sorting Room. In fact, Pat has left a little task to complete, with a treat for sorting the last minute parcels.
Mike the Knight Room
Mike the Knight welcomes all knights-in-training to the Kingdom of Glendragon, where you can rest after a day of bravery. You’ll even get a reward if you complete his Magical Treasure Quest Challenge and show that you have what it takes to ‘Be a Knight and Do it Right’.
Tree Fu Tom Room
Venture deep inside the enchanted kingdom of Treetopolis, where you’ll find your very own Treeling hideout amongst the leaves. Help Tom, Twigs and their friends use Big World Magic to find a special treat, before those Mischievous Mushas do.
The Smiler Bedroom
You’ll become a sleeping smiling advocate when you stay in this room, which is dedicated to marmalising your body and mind. The room contains a whole host of optical illusions and augmented reality features to ensure that the correctional procedure is as effective as possible.
Sleeping up to six people, this is the ultimate girls only celebration room. There are separate areas for sleeping and partying, as well as a huge dressing area where you can prepare for your night at the resort. You’ll also get some CND goody bags to take home!
Take a trip down into Peter Rabbit’s burrow and enter the captivating world of Beatrix Potter. With no Mr McGregor in sight you’ll be able to enjoy a peaceful night in this themed room without the worry of being put in a rabbit pie.
This room is decorated with paintings of the characters and landscapes from Beatrix Potter’s well-loved books. You’ll be sure to have a lovely night’s stay nestled in the magical burrow of Benjamin Bunny.
Get ready to party in this colourful room which comes complete with streamers, balloons and a fridge full with ice-cold Coca Cola. It also comes complete with a games console and games, ensuring that there’s something for all to enjoy.
You’ll embark on a journey of discovery in this travel-inspired room which is themed around a railway cabin, complete with sound effects. As the name suggests, there’s also a large stash of chocolates to enjoy during your stay.
Be transported to the Middle East when you stay in this luxurious room. Its facilities include a marble bathroom and whirlpool bath, and you’ll also receive a complimentary box of chocolates and bottle of champagne.
It’ll seem as though you’re floating amongst the clouds when you stay in this themed room, with the king-size bed themed as a hot air balloon. It’s certain that you’ll be able to snuggle under the covers and dream yourself to sleep.
Spend the night on your own castaway island, or at least it will feel like it with everything about this room themed as such! As well as submarine-style bunk beds, you can also enjoy your own whirlpool bath.
This room makes for the perfect romantic and relaxed night away. Guests will receive a complimentary bottle of Prosecco, a Germaine de Capuccini gift bag, three hours access to the Aqua Relaxation Rooms and 20% off Spa products!
With luxurious furnishing and views overlooking the hotel lake, you won’t struggle to let go of everyday stresses. Guests will receive a complimentary bottle of Prosecco, a Germaine de Capuccini gift bag, three hours access to the Aqua Relaxation Rooms and 20% off Spa products!
The Secret Garden Restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Alton Towers Hotel. The Restaurant is themed around an extravagant, attractive garden where you’ll even find a tree that talks, and overlooks the landscaped hotel gardens.
Located on the hotel’s ground floor, in between Dragons Bar and Secret Garden Restaurant, The Emperor Grill serves the resort’s premium food offering, with a range of Chargrills and Flame Grilled Skewers being just some of the dishes on the menu.
Situated opposite the Secret Garden Restaurant, on the ground floor of the Alton Towers Hotel, Dragons Bar provides a leisurely location to enjoy a hot or cold drink whilst watching the hotel entertainment.
If you’re in need of a light mid-day snack, The Atrium is a great place to go, with the lunch menu usually offering an array of specialist sandwiches, alongside a range of other bites to eat. It is also possible to enjoy your drinks from the hotel bars in this space.
This bar is usually hidden behind a wall in The Atrium, however during peak periods, when Dragons Bar gets a bit busy, the wall slides aside to reveal this second bar, which serves the same products as its counterpart.
Having opened in 1996, the Alton Towers Hotel has seen a variety of themed rooms and other ventures whilst accommodating visitors to the UK’s No. 1 theme park.
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