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Gainsborough Hotel

291-295 Promenade, Blackpool FY1 6AL, England
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Ranked #711 of 878 Blackpool B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
susan e Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • 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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hello we have just returned home from The Gainsborough Hotel and we like you to know that we had a lovely time there. We always stay at this Hotel when we go to Blackpool which is twice a year and we are always welcomed and feel at home. The breakfast is the best in Blackpool !!!!!!!! The rooms are clean,... More

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my daughter to Blackpool last month and was going to stay at the Travelodge but decided to check out places on the sea front to have a sea view and be nearer to everything. After trying a few places that were full I pulled up at the Gainsborough. I was told the price was £60 and asked if... More

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed at this what is called a hotel,hotel iv seen cleaner squats.the lady that took our booking was very unclean,the wall paper was hanging off the walls because it had been painted too many times the mirror on the wall had half of its wooden frame missing im glad i didnt have a child with me,there was holes in... More

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blabkpool, Owner at Gainsborough Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very shocked to hear your review as I handled you personally myself. You viewed the room before you even paid any money whatsoever. If you were not happy then you could have mentioned it there and then. I am amazed that you think our hotel would even have the cheek to give you a room with... More

hull
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here on a Saturday night with my partner and 1year old baby and was dreading any hen or stag party groups. Luckily there wasn't, although they did put a group of pole in rooms at either side of ours who were obviously there for a drinking session. Some of them were bait noisy when they came home that... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I was worried after seeing some poor reviews on here. However, myself and three friends had a really good time here! The staff were polite and helpful, one offered to tell us where was best to go drinking. Location wise it was great for the football ground, pleasure beach and town centre. The rooms were clean and tidy. My only... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Myself and my husband have just returned from 2 nights at this B&B. it was nice and quiet on the first night, a little busier with hens & stags the next night. Owners/staff very friendly and accommodating. Beautiful breakfast, room was a bit dated but done the job... There was loads of mirrors in our room which makes a nice... More

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blabkpool, Owner at Gainsborough Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us , it is nice to get a truthful review that tells other people how it really is , we cannot please everyone but we do try , and I see from your review you will visit us again soon , THANK YOU , More

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

I have never felt like anyone who could open, run, operate or work in a catering and hospitality role could be so disrespectful to their custom to what this hotel offers. Firstly old tired properties can be found in most areas these days and with independent hotels I can sympathise with not having the budget to renovate but this hotel... More

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Sheffield
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Worst place I've ever stayed! I can cope with old fashioned, unmatchable furniture if it was clean but the sheets were all stained! Also the carpets were not fitted right so could see grippers all around the edge of the room! I think the only reason people stay here is because it is on the promenade but u can get... More

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chester cheshire
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

well I think I must have stayed at a different hotel!!.... Firstly the management and family were really helpful and polite, they were always available, and spent the evening mingling with all the guests, the rooms are immaculate, not just the room that we had but Kuky, (The landlady) is so proud of her rooms she actually took us to... More

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England
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Please do not enter this hotel the place needs new management or closing down completely. I have never been treated so badly in my life. The owners are the most unprofessional, unwelcoming people i have ever met. In short, we asked to change rooms as there was a strong smell of cannabis across the corridor and we have a baby.... More

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blabkpool, Manager at Gainsborough Hotel, responded to this review

I would firstly like to say that the first few comments made about our unprofessional and unwelcoming staff is very untrue and exaggerated. The comments made are completely out of spite. The cannabis incident is true, but as soon as the management were informed about it the police were called straight away and the guests involved were asked to leave.... More

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Additional Information about Gainsborough Hotel

Address: 291-295 Promenade, Blackpool FY1 6AL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #711 of 878 B&Bs / Inns in Blackpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gainsborough Hotel is exclusively situated on Blackpool Central Promenade (on the sea front) just minutes away from the Blackpool and pleasure beach. We are a family run hotel aiming to bring you, our guest, all the comforts and luxuries and you would expect whilst on your well-earned holiday ... more   less 
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