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21 Alexandra Road | South Shore, Blackpool FY1 6BU, England
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Ranked #73 of 886 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for three nights (myself, my husband and three daughters aged 8, 12 and 14). After receiving a warm welcome from Andrew we were shown to spotlessly clean rooms. The guesthouse is perfectly situated between the Central and South Piers. Breakfast was freshly cooked to order and nothing was too much trouble. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend a stay... More

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would recommend Holmlea to anyone looking for a friendly, clean and comfortable stay at blackpool. Myself, hubby and 2 children (12-15) stayed here for 1 night our room was ideal for us and our children, Andrew, Irene and Sue were friendly and welcoming, great hospitality, would stay here again in the future. The Duncan Family

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Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Holmlea, responded to this review

Well thank you! We really appreciate you taking time to let others know about us and we do hope to see you again soon! Very best Irene More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a weekend stay here with my granddaughter and daughter was a lovely hotel with friendly staff and very clean would stay here again was in a prime spot with access to many attractions and you could park in front of hotel

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Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Holmlea, responded to this review

Thank you Jan! We think our location is fab too - halfway between the Tower and Pleasure beach - couldn't be better! Be sure to come and see us again soon! Very best Irene More

Wakefie
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely 3 nights thank you so much for the beautiful clean cosy stay ,for making us feel so comfortable and for the excellent quality of food and service with smiles :-) will definitely be back ,Lorraine and Anita Wakefield x

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Richard S, Owner at Holmlea, responded to this review

Hello Ladies! Sooooo glad you enjoyed your stay! So be sure and come back soon! very best Irene More

Dundee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stayed here this week for 4 days. Nice B&B, very friendly owner, Andy and Sue who helps out with the Breakfast. Nothing is too much trouble. Room was cleaned every day. We got into our room straight away even though we were early. In a good location for the Pleasure Beach and Sandcastle swimming pool. Buy your visit... More

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Richard S, Owner at Holmlea, responded to this review

Thank you! We're so pleased you had a lovely stay, after all that's what we think every guest deserves! Come back soon! Very best Irene More

Stoke on Trent
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK Alan, get your paint brush out and give the outside a little paint up ! Looking a little in need of a little TLC....Only a little criticism there. However, once inside the front door....BINGO...We got a Bobby Dazzler...YAYYY. Check in nice and easy with the ever so friendly Andy. Shown up to the rooms which were lovely. Nice and... More

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Richard S, Owner at Holmlea, responded to this review

Hi Ian & Lorraine! Thanks so much for taking the time to say so much! As we speak Alan the decorator is up a ladder painting (phase 1!) outside. The sun is shining, the weather is glorious - come back soon! Very best Irene More

Harthill, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Owners Andy and Irene very friendly, they invited us in at the door which made us feel very welcome. Room was beautiful and bed was very comfortable. Breakfasts were a treat and nothing was too much trouble, Andy even made haggis on my request and was as good as I've tasted. Set in a great location, nice quiet street off... More

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Richard S, Owner at Holmlea, responded to this review

Ah thank you! So pleased that you felt welcome, and had a lovely stay! Very best Irene More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed at this B&B as one of my sons was doing a three day bike race in the area and it was perfect. We were close enough to the attractions to have some fun in the evenings and yet it was the quietest and most peaceful place that we have ever stayed in. On the Sunday, we needed an... More

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Richard S, Owner at Holmlea, responded to this review

Thank you! We're so glad you had the best of service and welcome! Mind you, I'm tired just thinking about all that cycling, so it's good to know that when you needed to rest you appreciated the comfort of your room! Do come back and see us again! Very best Irene More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A fantastic 2 nights spent here with wife and 2 eleven year old's, A great location, great room, great breakfasts and some of the best hospitality we have ever experienced. Would totally recommend this wee jewel, away from all the hustle and bustle, but close to everything (if that makes sense).Would defo return here.

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Richard S, Owner at Holmlea, responded to this review

This little jewel is all sparkly with pleasure thank to your lovely words! Yes- we think it's a perfect location between the Pleasure Beach and Tower too! Come back soon! Irene More

Chester, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Me and three friends stayed at the holmlea this weekend for a vintage event at Blackpool tower ballroom. From the moment we arrived Andy and his wife where so friendly and welcoming we knew we'd have a great weekend! The breakfast was one of the nicest we've had and just the right size. The hotel is in an ideal location... More

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Richard S, Guest Relations Manager at Holmlea, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you! We're so happy that you appreciated the warm atmosphere we try to create for our guests! As you found - our location is fab and Blackpool is fab! I'm very tempted to get tickets for the September 'do' as it sounded like a wonderful dancing time was had by all! Sounds like an excuse... More

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Address: 21 Alexandra Road | South Shore, Blackpool FY1 6BU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blackpool has a newly re-opened Guesthouse - and already with fab reviews! Look at our pictures and you'll see why - generous and well proportioned rooms, new beds, crisp white sheets, relaxing decor. No beds against walls here! And all our Superior Double rooms have Kingsize beds. Every room is ensuite. Even children get proper beds! You get free access to WiFi, and we give you free off road parking (but book quick - places go fast!)Book direct and get our best deals.Better still - No seasonal increases! And 2 Children under 12 go FREE ALL YEAR in our family rooms. Yes - you heard right. That's why we're quickly becoming very popular! Read our reviews on here, also on our Facebook page - Holmlea Guesthouse Blackpool, and you'll hear just how hard we work to give you what you want: great rooms, great value, and great customer care. At Holmlea you'll be well-fed, well-treated, and well cared for; because we want to make sure that you come back again and again and again..... We're small and family run, so you know you'll get our undivided attention. Re-opened by father and son - Andrew and Rick; they are passionate about making Holmlea a first class Blackpool B&B. They use their experience of running pubs, a restaurant, and a countryside Inn in Wales, as well as large Scout camps! Holmlea is an inviting and traditional Edwardian building, still retaining some of its original features; and located in one of the popular, quieter, and traditional holiday streets based in South Shore - ideally located between the Pleasure beach and Tower, and for the many attractions that range from the Opera House, the Winter Gardens, The Ice Shows, Concerts, the Illuminations ....The list goes on ! Then return and relax in comfortable and tastefully decorated rooms, or in our inviting lounge. All our rooms have ensuite facilities, TV, tea & coffee making facilities, plentiful towels, complementary toiletries, and a hairdryer. ... more   less 
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