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The Shanklin Hotel

17 Vance Road, Blackpool FY1 4QD, England
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Ranked #485 of 889 Blackpool B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me my wife and 4 kids stayed here for one night and was welcomed with a freindly face... john was very helpful and nothing was too much bother... Will definitely be booking a room here next time we visit Blackpool.... Gary,Nicky hill & kids Cheltenham

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few of us went for a mates birthday and even though alot of places don't accommodate groups of lads the shanklin was more than welcoming.the lads said the breakfast was top notch unfortunately I missed it but safe to say it went down well. Would definitely recommend it to anyone. Ross Blackburn

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for 2nights with my boyfriend and another couple. When we arrived John couldn't have done more for us. A bit of a mixup with the booking but due to this error we both got bigger rooms. Rooms we're basic but most of clean! John couldn't have done more for us! Bar was cheap which is always... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a good stay! Was welcomed well by the manager and staff as I came with friends. The manager sorted everything to our satisfaction and even asked us for our requests for breakfast ! #IWouldStayHere! Close to the beachside, restaurants and also the bus station and Stadium 9/10 Overall

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and great location owner couldn't do enough for you worth every penny me and my mate went to watch darts at winter gardens and the hotel gave us a key each and wasn't about what time we came in and they even let us leave our bags until we were ready to leave later that day great service

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Cumbria, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Absolutely devastated at our experience!! Booked this hotel for me and my little girl with it being start of may holidays. Went to check in at 14.15 (check in 14.00-21.00) rang the bell no answer, waited a few minutes and tried again still no answer. Took the phone number and tried ringing..no answer. Tried a couple more times to still... More

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TreCCo, Manager at The Shanklin Hotel, responded to this review

Must apolojise to this Lady,the fact is i knew nothing about your booking,otherwise you would have got a warm welcome,booking.com must take the rap for this.You and your child are welcome to come back anytime for a free weekend,once again i apolojise on behalf of Bookig.com. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Another gud wkend in the shanklin was bit disapointed bar not up and running bedrooms needed heating on but nice breakfast and warm welcome once again fr john he cannot do enough for u john is a friendly and pleasant manager we will certainly return bak nxt time we return to blackpool

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TreCCo, Manager at The Shanklin Hotel, responded to this review

Once again Lynn thnx,you are always welcome. More

manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Stayed here for two nights friday and saturday, I was very happy with every thing about it , including John I found him very helpfull and eager to help in any way he can.The room was clean and very comfortable. We will definatly stay there again. Ps breakfast excellent need I say more.

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TreCCo, Manager at The Shanklin Hotel, responded to this review

thanx Roz & Eddie,your the type of guests this place needs,there"s a room here for you whenever your back in Blackpool....enjoy Turkey. More

Gloucester
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We have just left The Shanklin Hotel and we could not leave quick enough. When asked if a double room was available for one night we were given room 9. The pictures shown of the en-suite of room 9 are nothing like what we got. The soap dish holder had fallen off the wall and was down the side of... More

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TreCCo, Manager at The Shanklin Hotel, responded to this review

This Lady told me what a goood nights sleep she had & how she loved the breakfast.Idid give a heater for the room(which is way better than the radiator) the shower was working,all she had to do was ask,lots of people have trouble working that shower...the mould ?,on the curtain was a coffee stain,which the cleaner had overlooked,because the curtain... More

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Would like to thank John for best stay in Blackpool everything is spot on and breakfast is the best Inc black pudding and you get a large breakfast Nothing was to much trouble for John and his family llovely people Wish them All the success with there new path in life defo going back

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TreCCo, Manager at The Shanklin Hotel, responded to this review

Debbie & Dave,thank-you for your response,glad you enjoyed your Anniversary.i look forward to seeing you both again....regards. More

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Address: 17 Vance Road, Blackpool FY1 4QD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
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Small family run hotel with a personal touch. Scots couple Tracy and Wullie make everyone feel at home. Close to the centre of town with all the attractions that Blackpool has to offer only 2 minutes away. Come as guests and leave as friends. ... more   less 
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