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Gainsborough Hotel

291-295 Promenade, Blackpool FY1 6AL, England
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Ranked #703 of 892 Blackpool B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited 'last minute' for overnight stay. We last visited17 years ago! Although the hotel is crying out for a revamp, the rooms are clean and adequate. The owners are lovely and all the staff welcoming. The breakfast was absolutely first class and the dining room was welcoming. The hotel was very much the same as 17 years ago it was... More

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent 4 nights here with my husband daughter and her friend. This our 3rd stay here and wouldn't stay anywhere else we have stayed at other places but this one wins hands down. Owners are a lovely couple very friendly and very welcoming,it is very clean and lovely rooms, has a lift so no struggling with luggage. Rooms are... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My window was leaking i went to tell the staff about it They gave me some dirty towels and. Told Me to put them where the water was coming in .the room had no heating in so we was very cold the food in the evening was not very nice We never stay here again

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel is a great place to stay and the owners and staff are very nice people would do anything to help you rooms are very clean and the food is excelent would not stay anywhere else it is midway between central and south piers on the promenade they have a patio that serves meals to the public or if... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have just returned from the Gainsborough hotel staying for 2 nights. We had a lovely stay, the room and bedding was clean and the breakfast is very nice. We have stayed at this hotel a few times before visiting with large group of people. The owners are a very nice couple and are always welcoming and friendly. We are... More

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I spent 3 nights here with my son.The rooms were very basic but i suspect most hotels are the same.Breakfast was fine the hotel needs some serious updating as it is very dated.Staff seemed nice enough we hardly spent any time there just to sleep.I was a bit dissapointed that i spent 240 pound on 3 nights there as i... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We booked the hotel over the internet and was extremely disappointed when we arrived, we were charged an extra £12.00 for a room with a sea view,the woman on reception seemed completely un-interested in us, when we got to the room we were gutted! the room was absolutely nothing like the photos, The wallpaper was hanging off, the lampshade was... More

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Me and my partner stayed here for 3 nights and wished I had only stayed 1 night as I room was ok for one night but was very disappointed that we didn't get fresh towels and the ceiling was falling down and the bath room the shower needed replacing. The other thing was that we booked bed and breakfast then... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Myself, my mum and my 2 yr old boys stayed at the Gainsborough on Sunday for 2 nights. I must admit I was a little worried after reading the reviews but I was pleasantly surprised. The owners were really lovely and friendly and very accommodating. The room was spacious and clean, perhaps the only thing that bothered me was we... More

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Milom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Gainsborough hotel last Saturday and after reading through some reviews I was abit worried but believe me that can't of been more wrong! Me, my boyfriend and 6month old baby girl all had a lovely stay! Our room was brilliant,clean and warm plus a sea view couldn't of asked for more! We had a problem with... More

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Address: 291-295 Promenade, Blackpool FY1 6AL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
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