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Gainsborough Hotel

291-295 Promenade, Blackpool FY1 6AL, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pleasant place to stay clean and tidy staff very helpful good food shops and entertainment close by near North and centre piers and tram stops just across the road so easy access to all that we needed there for us would come again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely people, clean room, great price for 3 of us with lovely breakfast which we did arrive downstairs a little late for but owners were very accommodating about and didn't mind. Only criticism is that the room was hot and could've done with the window opening in advance but as we just turned up and hadn't pre-booked, that wasn't the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice people, but no sign of any entertainment as advertised. Infact the first night the entertainment room wasn't even open. The following night it was open but for the family of the proprietors. It was clean, but the bed was terribly squeaky. Would not recommend it and will not stay here again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It was okish....we had a Seaview room so was beautiful from the room. But otherwise it's very old looking. Toilets were too small and WiFi sucked. Took ages for hot water in shower. However the staff were friendly. Too much dust in the room not good for people with allergy.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last week monday to thursday with my family, my mum n dad and me and my brother, all adults. Its along the south pier, we were just looking for a wee break away and this is exactly what we needed, its nothing fancy so i cannot say its luxury, but it was cheap and done us a treat.... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Love blackpool. Hotel was great nice comfy bed clean room. Clean towels eveyday lovley couple that own it make you feel welcome you only have to ask and they will oblige very friendly will definatly book up here for our return trip in october for halloween visit

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

well had another great time in blackpool. The hotel was as usual clean noise free and comfortable the owners friendly hospitable and will go the extra mile for you, if required nothing is to much trouble. Excellent

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last night as we had been to see roy chubby brown. Booked a standard room with breakfast. Upon arival we was greeted by a lady in reception. We were just handed our room key and given no information as to breakfast times or facilities within there hotel. After climbing 6 flights of stairs to our room we was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stayed at this hole early December. Three old mates meeting up for the weekend. Check in from some guy who didn't seem right bothered since they had already got the money from bookings.com. Into the room and the three single beds. Don't quite know how they fitted them in but they'd managed. Mine was both narrow and high. A bit... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My fiancé and I had went to Blackpool over valentines weekend, on the Saturday we had stayed here, first impression was that it looked horrible. We went in to check in, and there was signs up at the reception, "if you want to park your car here, you have to leave your car keys" "£10 deposit for control for tv"... More 

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