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Trades Hotel

51-55 Lord Street, Blackpool FY1 2BJ, England
Trades Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I recently decided to have a week’s holiday in Blackpool and after searching the Internet for somewhere to stay I stumbled across Trades Hotel. The description on their website suited exactly the kind of break I was looking for - somewhere friendly, relaxed with lots of fun on offer. However, after reading several negative reviews on the web, I have... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have stayed at Trades for many years, and in all this time never have I not felt welcome, neil the Owner is a great guy and keeps things tip top, all the team are a great bunch of fellas and go above And beyond their role to make ya stay happy , Adrian, Stewart really great guys. The rooms... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Not a good place to stay at all I've styed there a few time when i visit the town, and it's just a no no. The rooms aren't clean and people wonder the corridors all night trying to get into your room. If you do stay make sure you lock your door.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Obviously every review is subjective, but I can honestly write that I do not recognise some of the negative comments made about Trades on this site - and I write as a regular guest since the mid-90s. Is it the cleanest hotel in Blackpool? Probably not. But is there a friendlier one in town? Hugely unlikely. Trades is an institution.... More 

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SE London UK
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5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I have stayed at many gay hotels in the world but for the UK, this place offers freedom and party mood which is very rare in England. Berlin has a hotel like this one but it is expensive!!! Canary Islands have a few but airfares come into costs. Yea, some of the carpets are stained and most are newish but... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Keep going back to this hotel thinking it would have improved but sorry to say that's just not happening. This hotel should be shut down on Health and Safety issues as well as environmental concerns. The bedrooms are far to small and the beds are hard and far too low off the ground. the carpets are stained and thread bare.... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Trades is not the best hotel in Blackpool, but Trades is Trades and those who stay there go for one reason. The staff are great and I give full marks to Neil, Adrian and Dan as well as Donna and Gayna who serve some great breakfasts. Adrian also does the evening food and that too is delicious and at great... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I was at trades in November when I got there I go a friendly welcome buy the guy on reception. The room was nice clean and had every thing u need. The bar staff where helpful and drink at gd prices. The breakfast was gd a served by a nice lady and u can also get a gd evening meal.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stayed here years ago and room was a bit manky before, this time, room was clean and tidy, staff were fine, toilet flush roared for 5/6mins, apart from that, no negative comments, cheap, cheerful, felt safe and course its 2 min walk to the nightlife :)

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Shockingly bad... stained quilt covers and pillow cases. Broken fittings and broken toilet in bathroom that made a loud noise for 10 minutes every time it was flushed. Toilet paper dispenser in hallway toilet covered in faeces which was still there when we left after 2 nights stay. We didn't realise this was a "speciality" hotel but even so have... More 

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