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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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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went as a group of 51 people some elderly and children ages 5-13.Staff were very friendly and provided everything we wanted.the room was spacious with two double beds and one single though it was never and my daughter in that room. Very clean with big TV. Hotel is in a very central place and next to the sea and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very outdated decor, which can be expected but other hotels/B&B's are cleaner and more modern at a similar price. Breakfast very poor, not worth £7, owners took money twice by mistake, fairly miserable/unwelcoming. Location is the best thing about this hotel, but you can get a tram from a better hotel or B&B further out.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely filthy !!!!! £400 for 2nights stay ... Miserable owners...carpets thick with dust !!! Faeces on the ceiling in corridor!!! Steer clear!!!! Buffet breakfast where fresh food was placed on top of the old food.. Sliced potatoes foe breakfast!!!!!!... Rude and miserable people

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed as a family of 3 this time and once again we had a great stay, the room was clean and warm. We had a meal in the restaurant which was very good. The owners are such lovely people and very accommodating, we look forward to our next stay.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I both attended this hotel from Friday - Tuesday. We paid around £280 for this period of time for a normal double room (not sea view) and it was no where near worth the money. For a start when we walked into our room there was a cigarette lying on our bed. Then I was informed that... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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 July 12, 2015

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 July 11, 2015

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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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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