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56 Reads Avenue, Blackpool FY1 4DE, England
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Ranked #6 of 878 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Barrow in Furness, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

GORDON/CHRIS the owner make you are wanted On arrival Gordon scurries away to make you tea/coffee whilst Chris attends to checking you in tell what to expect from owners and what they expect in return the hotel is very clean as is the beds which is i expect towels changed every day if required, Chris/Gordon do everything to make you... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Partner and I have just returned from an overnight stay in this fantastic B&B.As soon as you enter the place you are made to feel at home thanks to Chris and Gordon. On arrival you are given a free cup of tea/coffee and biscuits while you are checking in. The place is so clean and well maintained. Our room... More

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merseyside
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived until sadly we had to leave early due to illness(nothing to do with the hotel) we were made to feel most welcome on arrival we had a cup of tea with biscuits and a good laugh with the two guys who run the hotel ,our room 4 was without a doubt the best room in... More

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south yorkshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Just got back from a great stay at The Avenue! Picked this one due to all the excellent reviews on here & we weren't disapointed! Chris was friendly and helpful during the booking & on arrival was exactly the same, a warm welcome with a bit of banter! Complimentary coffee & biscuits went down a treat! Chris put us in... More

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Chris k, Owner at The Avenue, responded to this review

well at last, ventually we got to meet ! thanks marc for your review we both hope you all had a good stay with us and hope to see you all agine soon, thanks once again! More

Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Great room, Great food, Great price = Best weekend break in Blackpool for a very long time! Thanks to Chris and Gordon for your kind welcome and excellent hospitality - we will definitely be back! See you soon, best wishes, Emma & Neil xx

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Chris k, Owner at The Avenue, responded to this review

hey emma and neil. and to think we nearly let you go lol! , glad we didnt though, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thanks for your comments in our guest book too , your welcome anytime! More

Newport
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Had a lovely stay with Gordon and chris, your guest house is one of the cleanest we have ever stayed in, and you were both really friendly people, the breakfast was second to none and I don't think I would be able to stay anywhere else in blackpool now, we both enjoyed our stay and thank you both very much,... More

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Chris k, Owner at The Avenue, responded to this review

Thank you Julie and Chris it always a pleasure to welcome such nice folks into our home, you made so much of your time with us too , as we say " even if your just passin , pop in for a cuppa" lol! cheers. More

Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Just returned from a fantastic weekend at the Avenue Guest House. The best B&B we have stayed in at Blackpool ( and we have tried loads over the years). On arrival we were greeted by Gordon who was extremely welcoming and offered us a tea/coffee and biscuits. We then met Chris who had us creased with laughter instantly, they both... More

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Chris k, Owner at The Avenue, responded to this review

Thanks Andrew, and guess what , thats the way we like it , arrive as strangers and leaves as friends, its our motto, we have such lovely people , such as yourselves come to stay it makes all the hard work worthwhile , thanks again and we hope to see you again soon! More

Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I stayed at The Avenue last week with my son and daughter in law. It was my fourth stay with Chris & Gordon and we all had a great time as usual. This is the only place, other than home, where I feel relaxed and am able to get a decent night's sleep. The rooms are very clean and comfortable... More

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Chris k, Owner at The Avenue, responded to this review

EEEHHHH!!!! sylvia such larks, what on earth will we get up to next , one never knows, really lovely to see you again and we really look forward to your visiting us again! More

Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Last week we enjoyed our 5th stay at The Avenue and the place was as spotless as it was when we first stayed there in July 2012. Chris & Gordon are THE BEST hosts you will find and even on this 5th visit we were still greeted with coffee and biscuits on arrival, just as we were the first time.... More

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Chris k, Owner at The Avenue, responded to this review

Well simon, what a visit, cakes every day cheese and wine parties, its going to take some time to get rid of the weight gain lol! Always a pleasure to have you stay with us, thanks ! More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We decided to stay at The Avenue as a treat for my birthday. This is the 5th stay and it just gets better and better! Chris and Gordon are Wonderful hosts and always make our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Nothing is too much trouble and if I could afford a break more often, then this would be... More

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Chris k, Owner at The Avenue, responded to this review

Well sammy what can i say , your almost part of the fixtures and fittings now lol!, its always a pleasure to have you, simon and sylvia stay with us, we look forward to your next visit soon, love you! More

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Additional Information about The Avenue

Address: 56 Reads Avenue, Blackpool FY1 4DE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 878 B&Bs / Inns in Blackpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Avenue is a small Guesthouse owned by Chris and Gordon in Central Blackpool, licensed, only a short stroll from the Tower, Winter Gardens etc. We can accommodate couples and families, single occupancy of any room will incur a surcharge, we are Gay friendly and Family friendly. You can be assured of a warm welcome with the guarantee of no Stag or Hen parties. Free Wifi and residents parking and a choice of rooms from standard to a premier room with its own sofa, walk - in wardrobe with a silent fridge. All rooms en-suite with TVs with DVD players and Tea/Coffee facilities, hairdryers. ... more   less 
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