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Trades Hotel

51-55 Lord Street, Blackpool FY1 2BJ, England
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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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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, if you don't know what Trades is all about, don't go. The place is an institution. It's friendly, cruisy. The bar is great and most of the staff (with the odd exception) friendly. The sheets in our room were clean. That was the only thing. The floor was disgusting. I don't think anyone had used a pipe on the... More 

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

This was the first time at Trades - it had been recommended by friends on several occasions so decided to give it a go. Very easy to book over the phone. The good service continued on arrival, Neil was on reception and he soon put us at ease on arrival explaining how the hotel was run and facilities available -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Well done neil and team .... fantastic stay once more at trades.... great fun great team great location a unique hotel with a fantastic location .. ps a breakfast to die for from the entertaining Donna Thanks again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I would like to thank all the staff that made gay pride weekend gd. The room was clean and tidy with tea and coffee in the room. Also the bar was 24/7 and gd prices for drinks. The breakfast was served by Donna and was excellent as usual. If u want fun trades us the place to go. See u... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

i was in trades on gay pride weekend 2015 had very good time what made it especially good was there was other asians and african men in there when i went i thought just white men were there.i was so pleased to meet people from asian community.in there haveing fun like me great time

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I've just got back from a 5 night long May Day Bank Holiday Weekend stay at Trades. I wanted to write a review to support all the great team who work at Trades because I know they have had some bad press recently which had been unnecessary and quite upsetting. Trades does not claim or pretend to be a 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Stayed on Sunday night with my friend Ray. Yes... ok parts of the place are tired..... but the hospitality makes up for it. The breakfast was lovely. Dan was a fantastic guy who couldn't do enough to help you.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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