Stay at the hotel this August and bring the children along to our FREE disco, complete with a children's entertainer. Located in our JW's Suite next to the main hotel reception.

Sunday 27th August 8.15-10pm

Stoke-on-Trent is a city brimming with vitality and culture and is one of five cities shortlisted for UK City of Culture 2021.

Best Western Plus Stoke on Trent Moat House enjoys a quiet location in Hanley, the city centre, so whether visiting for business or pleasure the hotel is a great base.

If you're planning a staycation in 2017 come to Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. There is lots to see and do and we are well located for visiting the area's numerous attractions and cultural highlights.
All 147 of the hotel's bedrooms have comfort cooling and free, unlimited Wi-Fi.

Our leisure facilities are free to use for residents and include an indoor heated pool, sauna, spa pool and air conditioned gym. During school term time please note that the pool will be closed every Saturday from 9AM - 10.30 AM for swimming lessons.
The restaurant and bar offer a choice of menus whilst the lounge area has a contemporary feel. The smart, relaxing surroundings and free Wi-Fi also make the hotel convenient for business meetings.

The hotel is close to the M6 motorway and easy to get to. We are just 20 minutes from junction 15 or 16 and when you arrive we have free parking for up to 350 cars. We are an hour's drive from the cities of Birmingham, Derby, Warrington, Manchester and Liverpool so we make a great hotel when travelling on business in the Midlands and Northwest.  If travelling by train, Stoke Station is approximately two-miles from the hotel.

We are a family-friendly hotel in the heart of Stoke on Trent. Children under 12 stay and eat free in the hotel when accompanied by an adult and dining from the regular menu, however there are numerous restaurants in Hanley and the local area to choose from.

Nearby attractions include Emma Bridgewater Factory,  World of Wedgwood, The Potteries Museum (famous for the Anglo-Saxon treasure-trove, the Staffordshire Hoard), Monkey Forest, Gladstone Pottery Museum and Middleport Pottery. Alton Towers and The Peak District are 30 minutes from the hotel. If you like shopping, Potteries Shopping Centre is the largest shopping, restaurant and entertainment complex  in Staffordshire and South Cheshire. The historic market town of Newcastle-under-Lyme is also a short drive.

The hotel has direct links to Stoke-on-Trent's Potteries heritage. Josiah Wedgwood, the "Father of English Potters." lived in Etruria Hall and this impressive 18th century building is now our dedicated 8-room meetings and events centre and a popular Staffordshire wedding venue. If you are planning a conference or meeting in Stoke-on-Trent the hotel has twelve conference and event rooms. Etruria Hall is our dedicated eight-room meeting centre, whilst the hotel has a further four flexible meeting rooms including the impressive ballroom which can accommodate up to 650. Call 01782 609988 or email to book your next meeting or conference in Stoke-on-Trent.

Just a short walk from the hotel are the dry ski slopes and toboggan runs at Stoke Ski Centre  , Waterworld indoor aqua park and a ten-pin  Bowling Alley. The city's business district is close to the hotel, whilst Hanley's shops, theatres, museums and cinemas are on our doorstep. Local theatres include Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall, the New Vic and The Mitchell Arts Centre.

There is a choice of cinemas in the area.Odeon cinema is a short walk from the hotel, whilst Cineworld in Hanley and Vue Cinema in the market town of Newcastle-under-Lyme are both within 10 minutes drive of the hotel.

The hotel is close to a number of award-winning gardens including Trentham Gardens, Biddulph Grange  and The Dorothy Clive Garden.

We can also organise your Stoke-on-Trent team building days and evening events in the hotel. Outdoor or indoor, daytime or evening, ranging from Krypton Factor to Olympian Challenges, cocktail making to Wild West themed dinners. Email for information on the hotel's team building days, evening events and themed parties.

As you can see, there are lots of reasons to make Best Western Plus Stoke-on-Trent Moat House your hotel of choice when in the area - for business and leisure.


Our 2017 Calendar of Events includes our popular Ladies Nights and Tribute Nights, to Through The Decades and Officers and Gentlemen. All events include a delicious meal and live acts hand-picked for your enjoyment.

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Celebrate with us this Festive Season
Whether you're planning a work or social party night for many, or a family lunch for a few, here at Best Western Plus Stoke-on-Trent Moat House we are the ideal venue to make your event one to remember. 


Stay with us and enjoy a day out at one of Stoke-on-Trent's many attractions. Our family rooms are spacious and kids stay and eat free! (Up to 2 children under 12, when sharing their parents' room and when accompanied by an adult. Not available for room service.)


Whether it's for a special occasion or simply a treat to yourself, join us for an indulgent Afternoon Tea in the restaurant at Best Western PLUS Stoke-on-Trent Moat House. ​Enjoy a selection of tasty sandwiches, freshly-baked scones, delicious cakes and a choice of tea or coffee. Served Friday-Sunday from 2pm - 5pm.

Reservations are required so call 01782 609 888 to book your table today!


There is so much to see and do in Staffordshire, indoor and out, including the stunning Staffordshire Peak District just 30 minutes from the hotel. Other local visitor attractions include the Monkey Forest where you can walk amongst 140 Barbary macaques, the indoor tropical aqua park Water World, and the award-winning visitor destination of Middleport Pottery which is in the heart of Burslem, the Mother Town of the Potteries.


Enjoy a great day out at Trentham. Visit the award-winning Trentham Gardens, for shopping and eating out, peace and quiet, fun and action! Indulge yourself at Trentham Shopping Village with shops, cafés, restaurants and the vast Trentham Garden Centre, it’s perfect for shopping. Walk with 140 Barbary macaques at the Monkey Forest or take a high rope adventure at Aerial Extreme.


The World of Wedgwood is a unique visitor experience celebrating the best of British industrial heritage. Experience Wedgwood for the day through shopping, food and visitor tours. Trace over 250 years of ground-breaking design and production and discover Josiah Wedgwood’s lasting influence on industry and society.


Stoke-on-Trent is world famous for its pottery and no visit to the city would be complete without experiencing this unique museum. Discover how bone china tableware was made in the original workshops and giant bottle kilns of the former Gladstone China Works, now preserved as the last complete Victorian pottery factory in the country.


There are many gardens to visit in the area including, this charming English hillside garden set in the North Staffordshire countryside. Enjoy a wide variety of plants & flowers throughout the seasons, delightful views and tasty food including homemade scones. A place to relax and unwind in an intimate, tranquil and inspiring setting.