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Overnight stay, going to an event at Stafford showground.
An absolute pleasure to stay at Colton House, can't wait to go back! Read more
We came, unpacked,had dinner, slept had breakfast how else am I supposed to describe my stay? Read more
From our arrival to our departure we were made most welcome with no request being too much trouble. Read more
Everything was perfect…..and I am generally very fussy!! Read more
From the second you walk in the door, the wonderfully friendly welcome by Ron and Gay makes you smile, and the impressive building gives you the feeling you're in for a treat. Kind, friendly, homely and relaxed, even for only an overnight stay it was bliss. The small touches, such as a personalised welcome letter, and comprehensive local guide were excellent, and the grounds are beautifully kept and a welcome retreat. Read more
Calm on weekends, too. No wedding parties ! Read more
Stayed overnight as we were attending Ironman Staffs 70.3 the following day Read more
Sorry about the footprints, will have words with the cleaners, we show all guests how to use the shower.
The confirmation email which you replied to asking for a duvet, points out we are a B&B, and that we could provide an evening meal with prior notice, which we did for the friends you were with. So sorry about the OJ I am sure if you had asked again we would have provided it however it was a very busy morning providing 12 breakfasts at 4.30am for guests that needed to get away by 4.45am.
We arrived on Saturday evening to be met by Ron the owner and felt immediately at home.. a funny entertaining chap who keeps on top of his hotel Read more
Luxurious Read more
The hosts at Colton house clearly go to a lot of effort to make their guests stay as pleasant as possible. This can be seen in implementation of many suggestions by previous guests on how to improve their service. Colton house are advocates of green tech with electric car charging station and led bulbs. They have won many awards for service, food and other awards, noemi of which I could dispute during my stay. This coupled with a long and interesting house history made for a pleasurable stay Read more
We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thanks for a great review. The advice you gave us on LEDs will certainly help us make a savings in the future.
A short 2 night stay in order to explore Lichfield and the National Memorial Arboretum. Read more
Thanks for taking the time in order to give us a great review. Its not everyone that can achieve so much sightseeing in a day.
My sister and I booked Colton House on line, it was one of four places we stayed that week and was far and away the best. A very friendly welcome from Ron, we both had immaculate rooms very individual and with everything and more in them a person could want. There is a beautiful garden to look out at. Read more
Thank you for a wonderful review, we do understand that people do like fresh milk for their tea/coffee. The garden is just beginning to flower with primroses, and a large variety of bulbs.
Two nights in Coachmans View twin room.
Spotlessly clean, thoughtful touches, such as fresh milk and chocolates left on pillows.
Quality and stylish soft furnishings.
Colton House clearly has been a labour of love for the owners Ron and Gay. The house has been renovated with incredible attention to detail to maintain and restore original features whilst encompassing the expectations of the todays traveller.
Sampled the breakfasts and dinners, surprisingly extensive and varied choices. Read more
Wow thanks for a great review, Ron's especially glad that you liked the skill and expertise he showed whilst making the crepes.
The house itself is very attractive, and my room was pleasant and well-equipped.
I only saw one member of staff (the owner, Mr Lawrence) over the three days I was there, who seemed to be doing everything himself, from cooking to cleaning. Read more
Jackie went straight to her room only leaving for meals & go to a wedding. She never saw the cleaners as they could not get into her room during the time they were here, This meant that Ron had to clean her room when she was out, i.e Saturday afternoon. There's a proper hairdryer in her bathroom. Nowhere ever, do we say that we are a hotel, the guests confirmation letter says that we are a B&B. Beef stew is the only meal cooked in batches, vegetables were picked from the garden that afternoon.
Stayed for 2 nights to attend a wedding locally. Food was great, accommodation comfortable with character. Read more
Thanks for a great review we are pleased that you enjoyed our evening meal and also breakfast. Its wonderful that people do like the character of the house, we have tried hard to keep original features and also to combine them with 21st Century technology.
Confusion at the start as we thought we had booked a specific room, Paul's, which was the photo shown on the website, and having stayed before the room I wanted. Didn't realise we were just being given any room. The room we had was smaller but okay apart from the underfloor heating and the heavy counterpane on the bed, meaning it got very hot. Next time will ask for a duvet I think, blanket also heavy and too big for bed. Read more
Online bookings means you book a grade of room, in this case 1 of 7 rooms. The only way to get a specific room is to ring. Paul's room is 137sq ft the bathroom 63sq ft, and the room she had is 150sq ft bathroom 90sq ft, thus not smaller. We removed the counterpane and provided the the two blankets she wanted. In our confirmation to her prior to arrival we did ask if she wanted a duvet. Ron is pleased that you enjoyed the poached eggs.
3 nights B and B Read more
Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review, we enjoyed your company. Ron is especially pleased that you enjoyed your breakfast
Myself and my partner stayed for a night at Colton House, and it was a memorable occasion, with a great room and a lovely jacuzzi. The room was fairly priced for the quality provided, but it might well be seen by most as priced at a level for only special occasions. Read more
Thank you for your great review, we enjoy tailoring visits to guests requirements.
We were only having a brief stop while travelling so were only there for 12 hours. Read more
Thank you for your review and the personal touch that we give.
Arrived on a Thursday evening to stay for one night in advance of a family celebration, which we had arranged to be held in Colton House the following day. The words friendly and accommodating apply to every stage of the experience. The sun on the patio meant we could have pre party drinks outdoors the following day. I'll look back on the stay with a relieved glow! Read more
Many thanks for taking the time to give us a great review, looking after parties is what we enjoy.
2 nights in the Coachman's room Read more
Many thanks for a great review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
Enjoyable and will use again in the future Read more
Thank you for your review.
We were warmly welcomed and enjoyed to beautiful house and our room to the fullest. Read more
Many thanks for taking the time to give us a wonderful review, we do hope to see you again at some time on your travels.
my stay was very comfortable, the staff were very friendly, the room was a perfect fit for my requirements and a must preferred option when compared to other local chain hotels Read more
Your review is great and we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit.
Three day break to explore Staffordshire. Read more
Hi Steven, Many thanks for a great review, glad that you managed to do all the travelling that you wanted to, even if you didnt spend a lot of time in Rugeley!.
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Many thanks for such a wonderful review, we are pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and have taken the time to give us such a great review.
One night stay while attending a course nearby Read more
Thanks for taking the time in order to give us a great review.
Stayed one night and the place is immaculate. Breakfast was well cooked and all the service was very friendly. Would recommend and would return again Read more
Glad that you like Inga's Room, it is our latest addition to the range of rooms that we have. With the coloured lights and the Jacuzzi its almost a shame to have a shower. The 6' bed is agreat size and fits the size of the room perfectly. Happy to put the crisps and peanuts in the mini bar for you as well.
We arrived late afternoon on Friday 27th June and straight away we were made to feel welcome by the Owners Ron and Gay.
The Colton has a very relaxed feel about it but and Great staff that are there to help at all times.
the house itself has been Beautifully restored and a pleasure to be in. Read more
Thanks for a great review, we do try to make your stay a home away from home and are therefore aiming for a relaxed approach. We are so pleased that you liked the house, its taken us some 30 years to get it like that, now only a few rooms left to do!
It was perfect just to arrive and relax, as we'd planned an overnight break after dropping two of our children at a music festival. We wanted to take it easy and gently as we headed home. This was ideal for that. Read more
Many thanks for a great review.
Very comfortable in lovely surroundings Read more
Great review, many thanks for the time and effort you have put tinto giving us this feedback.
Beautiful B&B in a bucolic setting. Quiet and peaceful night. Read more
We are really pleased that you enjoyed yoour stay with us, we do hope that you will stay longer next time. Many thanks for a great review.
After being greeted once again by our attentive hosts Ron and Gay, we unpacked and then chilled in the massive, beautiful and peaceful garden.
We then enjoyed a wonderful meal including home grown veg and local produce, in the spacious dining room.
After coffee, we then relaxed in the honesty bar until we retired to our luxurious bedrooms for a goods night rest, until we awoke to our fabulous breakfast in the morning. Read more
We were pleased to see you again and bring you up to date with all the comings and goings. The veg garden is doing well this year with a very wide variety of produce. Many thanks once agan for a great review.
Stayed for a wedding Read more
Thankyou for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to meeting you again
Two night stay as a quiet get away from the kids. Read more
Thanks for taking the time and making an effort to give us a great review, we havent had any other comments about the LED lights but will bear this in mind for the future.
Very enjoyable & relaxed Read more
Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, however we are puzzled by your comments about the glasses and water. There is a glass in every bathroom which holds the flannel. In addition in the moni bar there are 2 small bottles of still mineral water and 2 small bottles of sparkling mineral water together with a another glass.
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Many thanks for a wonderful review, we hope to see you again in the near future.
Two night break for two couples. Read more
Thanks for the great review, Ron has spent many happy hours in the kitchen perfecting our evening meal menu, we are happy that you approved. In fact the AA also like the evening meals and we now have an AA Dinner Award.
This is my 3rd visit to Colton House and I can't praise it enough - have now tried 3 different rooms and each as lovely as each other. Read more
Thanks for a great review.
Beautiful room with plenty of space and excellent facilities. I love all things Georgian and so it was an extra delight to have the privilege of staying in Colton House Read more
Great review many thanks. There is no doubt that Georgian house have rooms that are large in floor area but also in height giving a feeling of a wonderful space.
From a business point of view - excellent 5 star accommodation, ticks all the boxes Read more
Thank you for thaking the time and making the effort to give us a review, much appreciated.
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Many thanks for a great review.
Thoroughly enjoyable. Read more
We do apprciate your wonderful review, and the fact that you have recommended us to others.
I stayed here for business and was extremely impressed. I would recommend having dinner at Ye Olde Dunn Cow which is a short walk from he property. Read more
Many thanks for a great review, you may be interested to know that we now have an AA Dinner Award meaning that our evening meals are a very special, high quality dinner with the provision of freshly prepared local ingredients.
However we do go on holiday once a year and evening meals are not avilable at that time.
Lovely. Read more
Its great that you did us great review, we appreciate the time and effort taken to do this.
We arrived tired but within an hour we had relaxed, this was mainly down to the beautiful rooms allocated to us. We weren't hurried.
The food was beautifully cooked and presented in a room and setting, that frankly, as seasoned travellers, surprised us with its opulence and cleanliness Read more
We appreciate the time and effort that you have taken to give us a wondeful review. We are pleased that you felt spoiled and that you felt that the meal for a large group was well worth while.
was a very nice stay. friendly staff, nice room, noisy floorboards, breakfast alright. Read more
Thank you for your review.
We stayed at Colton House just for one night, but we will definitely book again in the future any time we will go to Rugeley to visit friends and family.
The location, service, friendliness of the staff and quality of the breakfast were very good! Read more
Many thanks for a great review we are glad that you enjoyed your stay
not a good impression Read more
3rd visit and as usual had a spotlessly clean well decorated room and great personal service Read more
Great feedback, many thanks, it is fair to say that the wals and cycling in this area are wonderful, particularly along the canals, where the terrain is flat!!
relaxing,very welcoming and make at home.lovely garden. Read more
Wonderful review and many thanks for the feedback, we will soon be opening our next bedroom, just need to do the pictures etc.
Great experience .First stay in a four poster bed. Lovely grounds, lovely meal Read more
Many thanks for your Excellent review, we are pleased that you enjoyed The Four Poster Room experience.
Great place. Very helpful and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. Read more
We are sorry that you could not access the internet on this particular occasion although you did on the five/six other times that you stayed with us. Since then fibre optic cables have been laid to the village and we have a new system installed which means that the WiFi is available with great speeds all over the house.
Just a one night stay, nice quiet night although weather was hot, so difficult to sleep,lovely area to spend time in very friendly village. so will visit again. Read more
We stayed for 2 nights in the Castle Howard room for my partner's 21st birthday, it was absolutely gorgeous, the furniture was lovely and the bed was very comfortable. The room had lots of facilities like WiFi and a mini bar which were useful. The bathroom contained a Jacuzzi which made our stay more relaxing after having a busy day and the shower had many different features to it. The Staff were very friendly and Ron and Gay made us feel very welcome. Read more
Its wonderful to get a great review for this room. Is has not that long been opened and is proving very popular. Many thanks for taking the time to complete this review.
From the moment we made our bookings to leaving we felt valued customers. We felt at ease and very comfortable from the moment we walked through the door and found a true "welcome". Read more
As the current holders of The Taste of Staffordshire 'Best Breakfast' there is no doubt that Colton House breakfasts are the envy and delight of many. They can be as much or as little as you like and also a plain or fancy as you wish. Ron is always there to add the final touches to whatever your heart desires, as far as breakfasts go that is!
Overnight stay and visit to nearby Shugbrough estate. Read more
Many thanks for taking the time to give us a review and an excellent one at that. Shugborough Hall Estate is very popular with our guests and is now beggining to have more of a variety of events such as the Moscow State Circus.
One night stay before a day at Alton Towers, we were a late evening check-in but they were lovely and friendly/chatty when we arrived. they took time to show us around and then to our room, which was lovely. We had a relaxing nights stay and a great breakfast including a lovely chat with the owner. Read more
Many thanks a great review and for taking the time to give us your feedback.
Very pleasant with friendly staff Read more
Very good value Read more
Very welcoming, comfortable, in excellent location with superb food. Read more
a welcoming feel to the house, both the building and owners, followed by personal service and lovely food. wonderful. Read more
We stayed for two nights for my wife's birthday. The rooms were comfortable, had all the things we needed. The bed was very comfortable meaning we could get a good night's sleep. The breakfast and dinner food was 5*, some of the best food we have had. We would definitely recommend Colton House to friends and family. Read more
An overnight stay to enable us to attend a friend's party Read more
We wished that you had said something at the time rather than after you had left, we both spoke to you before you went.
So sorry that you did not have a shower cap, on checking we found that you had a mending kit instead of a shower cap, the boxes are the same.
We have given the housekeepers 40 lashes and they promise not to do it again!
I stayed at Colton House for 4 nights from the 29th April 2013 on business. Read more
Overnight for wedding Read more
1 night stay, room was great Read more
Stayed for two nights, to visit family, lovely clean room, fantastic bed.
Breakfast was fantastic, poached eggs out of this world. Read more
Arrived late left early slept well. Read more
Wanted an inexpensive but clean & comfortable overnight stay. With the most convenient hotels to my destination in Cannock already booked I discovered Colton House on the web. It lived up to its good testimonials and the late start the following day made the location ideal. For the first time I had a chance to see a little of the delightful Cannock Chase. Read more
We came from London for a quiet weekend out of town and couldn't have chosen a nicer place to spend the weekend. We did some lovely walks and spent a lot of times in great country pubs. A brilliant weekend! Read more
Fantastic couple of days stay at Colton House offering excellent accomodation,service and food. Would thoroughly recommmend it. A great base to visit Lichfield and many National Trust properties. Read more
A nice place to stay, with good service. Read more
I stayed for one night as i was attending a course in cannock. Although only there for a short time it was most enjoyable ! Read more
Hotel service and facilities with the friendliness of a B & B. Read more
Very pleasant Read more
Comfortable and quite nice but found it lacked friendlyness. Read more
Arrived 1pm anxious to go to the room, which other than for breakfast they stayed in for the whole of the time they were in the house. To have no hot water for the 22 hours they were here when other guests had no problem is inconceivable.
At 7.30pm as they were leaving we asked if they would be returning within 90 min as for that period we needed to secure the house and keys, and make provision for them to get in. They resented being asked about their movements, but said that they would be longe
Met by Ron and Gay, both friendly and helpful. I had a very high standard en suite room with views of the beautiful garden. Other rooms worth peeping into, mouth dropping decorations and furnishings. Staff friendly and excellent value for money. I don't know how they do it. They won an award for their breakfasts, and dinner is served with home grown vegetables. Everything very clean. They have regulars, and no wonder, I will certainly go back when I am next in that area. Read more
Very pleasant Read more
The building was lovely and homely inside, there were rooms to relax in on the ground floor with a small bar on hand in one of them .
The cooked breakfast was excellent and I would recommend it to anyone. The rooms were the best part for us as they had all mod cons but still managed to look sophisticated and expensive. The chocolates on the pillows and the expensive bathroom accessories were testament to their attention to detail. The beautiful gardens complete the picture. Read more
A warm and friendly receiption by the proprietor on arrival.Comfortable well appointed room with ensuite bathroom. Beautiful location in an authentically restored Queen Anne building. Well presented throughout standing in well maintained grounds with secure parking. Read more
We stayed for one night when visiting the potteries Read more
Purely as an evening away we had an overnight stay at Colton house, opting for the 4 Poster Room. The weather was on our side allowing us to make full use of fantastic gardens. Having an in-house bar was a treat, allowing us to sit in the sun with a cold drink. Having opted to dine in, we were not dissapointed - Our choice of main dish was served with vegetables which had been picked from the garden only a couple of hours before. Superb breakfast, served at any time that suits you. Read more
Excellent Read more
Everything about this accommodation was good. We particularly liked the information about attractions in the area which had been left in our room. The location would have been grat as Colton is a very pretty village but there was no where to eat, the one pub did not serve food and the other pub was shut, so make sure you eat before you get to Colton. Read more
Stunning property for a guest house and the owner/manager is very welcoming and informative. The best room is exceptional in terms of decor and comfort. Read more
It was friendly and good value for money. Read more
This was an online booking. Guests that book by phone can discuss their preferences. This could include which floor the room is on, if it is at the front or back of the house, type of pillows antiallergy/feather, duvet/blankets, food prefernces etc. and for those that are tall the type of bed.
Very comfortable and pleasant stay, nothing was too much trouble Read more
We wanted to visit the National Memorial Arboretum and a National Trust property in the area and Colton House was ideally situated for this. Read more
Lovely room. Read more
Over night stay, very comfortable and accomodating Read more
Character house with lovely gardens; welcoming owner; room was very comfortable and well equipped...sizeable bath/shower room, mini-bar, plenty of towels... Read more
Comfortable, homely and enjoyable. Read more
Our stay was short but sweet. Read more
We stayed overnight in a superb room in this really beautiful house. Having taken a stroll around the fabulous gardens we had a quiet drink on the terrace - lovely peaceful atmosphere. After supper in an excellent local pub (The Dun Cow) we availed ourselves of the 24 hour bar - a really good facility. Breakfast was simply outstanding - beautifully cooked and very tasty. Read more
I was invited to stay by relatives in connection with a visit to the Arboretum. The Hotel was a wonderful experience. Tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean room, wonderful bathroom and beautiful gardens. Lots of five star touches for a very reasonable rate. Read more
Cannot be faulted, great accomodation and hospitality Read more
Peaceful Read more
We booked the Four Poster Room with breakfast. En-suit, large television, radio, ample storage, mini bar.
The building itself was larger and grander than the photographs on the website imply. Georgian style front, very spacious and the host was friendly. Read more
Relaxing and comfortable Read more
Colton House is a special place to stay providing a luxury personal service to all its guests in individually designed bedrooms, some with original beamed ceilings, ornate plasterwork ceilings or cast iron fireplaces. Beds are extremely comfortable and up to 6’0’’ wide. Rooms have LCD or Plasma TVs with some as big as 60” one room has its own Wii. Freeview is standard and free Wi Fi is available anywhere in the house and parts of the 1.5 acre garden. There is comfortable seating in each bedroom, a hospitality tray and a choice of duvet or blankets/ sheets. Each room has a mini bar with beer, wine, soft drinks, water and chocolates. Attention to detail as well as the quiet village setting ensures you have a good night’s sleep. Bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with shower and bath, some with multi jet body power showers, others include one with a double ended cast iron roll top bath or another with a 5’ dia. round Jacuzzi, all have luxury toiletries and plush dressing gowns. A well-stocked oak paneled bar is open 24/7, a comfortable lounge and a dining room with seating for 24. Breakfast wins awards at a local and national level, with a very wide choice. Situated in a quiet village, close to The National Memorial Arboretum, Shugborough, Alton Towers, Drayton Manor, the potteries, Cannock Chase, Lichfield etc. Available for conferences, team building, or corporate events, it is ideal for groups up to 30 but can accommodate 80. Companies use the secluded nature of the place to have confidential meetings / interviews or just to walk about and develop ideas with staff or others they wish to work with. For these events you can choose just a coffee or a buffet, full sit down meal or for something different, perhaps a hog roast. You just have to decide and Ron & Gay will help make the event all you want it to be. With all this space and the ability to take over a whole house, ideal events are small wedding receptions, birthday parties and christenings.
On-site parking, Free parking, Secure parking,