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The Laurels Guest House

14 Reads Avenue, Blackpool FY1 4BP, England (Formerly The Willswood)
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Ranked #59 of 892 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike H Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Location
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  • Cleanliness
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arrival we was unsure I what to find, but by god was we pleasantly surprised. Colin and sue welcomed us as if we were one of the family, spotlessly clean, fresh bedding and reasonably priced. Our friend was poorly and even sue took her a coffee to her room- these touches go along way If you want a home... More

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Barrow in Furness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Laurels is without a doubt the best guest house me and my partner have ever stayed in. Colin and sue made us feel so welcome from the moment we arrived, they could not do enough for us. It was like visiting relatives. We stayed in the premier suite. The rooms were so clean, breakfast was delicious and location perfect.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my partner came to blackpool for the bank holiday weekend, unfortunately the b&b we had booked was a complete dive and we refused to stay there, so we walked around to find somewhere else to stay and we came across The Laurels. Such a warm welcome when we asked if they had any spaces, they couldn't do enough... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Colin and Sue looked after us like family all weekend we spent staying at their lovely b&b. we felt thoroughly spoilt, they were warm, funny and kind, and couldn't do enough for us. Breakfast was delicious, especially the lovely free range eggs. We had a wonderful stay, absolutely no complaints whatsoever. Highly recommended.

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

First of all a big Hello to you both, I only recognise you in the trio photo. Where is your man? I don't even see him in the background ! We are really glad to have received your comments on your stay here and chuffed that you both enjoyed. I must say that I am partial to an egg or... More

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We've looked for years for a guesthouse/ hotel that we would return to in Blackpool. We have found it at last. From the initial meeting with Sue when we asked about parking and checking in (3 hours before the advertised check in time), all the way until we checked out we were made to feel extremely welcome. It was more... More

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review which was much appreciated and satisfied that our B&B met with your immediate needs of comfort and hospitality during your stay here. We do our utmost to steer our guests in the right direction when eating out especially if you are not familiar with the eateries available so, we were glad that we... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had a weekend away staying at the Laurels and could not fault it. We arrived, we were greeted by Colin and Sue who made us a cup of tea as soon as we walked in. Colin then took our bags to the room while we checked in. The guest house was spotlessly clean and was in easy walking distance... More

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

Hello to you both, hope you are much better now as we recall you were suffering a little during your stay here. Our thanks for the lovely comments and happy that you otherwise enjoyed yourselves. No doubt your daughter has named the little furry friends that you both brought back for her and sure that the scooter has had it's... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We've just spent 2 nights here in the premier suite for the first time along with another 2 couples. We weren't disappointed Sue & Colin are so friendly & accommodating. The place is absolutely spotless, lovely breakfast - we even had a surprise Easter Egg waiting for us on return on the Saturday which was a lovely touch. We'd brought... More

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

Are you still "All shook up" as you came to enjoy The Elvis Tribute Show at The Sands, which by all accounts was a great night out with friends. We enjoyed your company and glad that everything was to your satisfaction. Kind regards, Colin & Sue. More

Bradford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Just returned from a weekend break staying at the Laurels. We were very impressed, Sue and Colin immediately made us feel very welcome. Accommodation was spotlessly clean, breakfast was good. We would definitely recommend

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

You were "All shook up " as you enjoyed the Elvis Tribute live show at the Sands with friends. We appreciate your valued review and to say that we enjoyed having you stay with us. Warm regards Colin & Sue. More

Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Seven of us stayed at the Laurels for the Modern Jive Championships from 7-9 March. Colin and Sue, the proprietors, made us very welcome. The place is nicely appointed and spotlessly clean. It is within walking distance of the central Blackpool attractions. We have no hesitation in recommending the Laurels to anyone visiting Blackpool

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you all for your company and for the kind comments. Well, what a weekend it was, as we were entertained by what turned out to be a very talented gathering of competition Jive bunnies. The event, "The Modern Jive Championships" proved to be a great success as they won through and returned with their medals, and well deserved indeed.... More

Rochester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Every year I visit Blackpool for a convention and I usually stay wherever has a vacancy. From now on I will only ever stay at The Laurels. It is the friendliest, and best B&B I have ever stayed in. Sue and Colin are the nicest people in the world. They make you feel welcome immediately and there's plenty of little... More

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

Again, thank you, your remarks have been noted and are very much appreciated. The convention has been very generous as we would not otherwise have had the guest levels, and to say that we very much enjoyed the pleasure of your companies. We make every effort in making your individual stay a happy and as comfortable an experience as possible... More

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Address: 14 Reads Avenue, Blackpool FY1 4BP, England (Formerly The Willswood)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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