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21 Alexandra Road | South Shore, Blackpool FY1 6BU, England
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Ranked #67 of 885 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked in for 2 days on the 20th July...hadn't been to Blackpool for over 10 years last time b&b was old fashioned smelled and had really bad decor...After reading reviews booked and thought would give it a go...homelea itself is very clean tidy and modern staff were great always happy and eager to help...when was shown to room it was... More

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Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned from Holmlea in Blackpool, what a wonderful stay we had, me and my husband were celebrating our first wedding anniversary. On arrival at the B&B we had a warm welcome from Andy who was supervising the painting taking place at the front of the building lovely guy, checked us in and showed us the dining / lounge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just checked out of the guest house this morning and really don't want to be going home. On arrival at holmlea Andy was very welcoming and showed us to our very clean room. The room was lovely and very homely. The staff service and the breakfast was faultless. We would recommend the guest house and will defiantly be booking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 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 4 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 5 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
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

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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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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