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The Kensington Hotel

285 - 287 South Promenade, Blackpool FY1 6AJ, England
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Ranked #675 of 886 Blackpool B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
JimmySaville2014 Wigan, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wigan, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a cracking stay for one night overall the place was somewhere in the middle in terms of the rooms and staff etc.. the Manager was a nice enough bloke who we complained too regarding the fire alarm going off at 5:30 am, some young lunatics had left a sink running and it ran into a fire alarm sensor in... More

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a fantastic location situated right across from the sea front. I visited here with my partner and her 16 month old daughter. When we arrived, the hosts could not do enough for us and we was informed about the "All you can eat buffet" the first thing we thought when we entered the room was how... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently stayed as a support worker supporting customers on holiday. The hotel is very clean and this is well maintained throughout the stay, fresh towels, and tea and coffee were provided even without request and the bedroom, and bathroom were always spotless. Didn't get to sample the buffet as it is still very quiet at the hotel, but our hosts... More

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Oldham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

this long weekend my mother and i were very pleased with our stay, the breakfast was a full english and was hot and tasty and the evening buffet meal had a variety of foods on offer,from english to chinese and india,all of which looked and tasted delicious,many of the people who came to eat there, were pleased with there meals,the... More

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Good food, Good service and very clean, good value for money, deffinately recommend to stay here, not a thing wrong with the place. The all you can eat buffet is really good, and the breakfasts are to a high standard! really good value for money!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

this hotel is nothing what it looks like on picture. it smell of dirty sock in bedrooms its got nothing going for it . the food if you can call it that is just edable the floors are not straight. If it is a good break you are after. I would have gone home in ten mins if I could... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I stayed at this Hotel on May Bank Holiday weekend, the staff where very nice , and Breakfast was lovely, Our room was basic, not enough sockets for electrics we had to wait for each other to finish, but its not the end of the world. otherwise we had a great time. Just remember to ask time of Breakfast as... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Awful awful awful! The best part of my stay was stepping outside in the morning and treating my lungs to some fresh air. The place stinks, the food is inedible and the decor comparable to a squat. I know trip advisor is very subjective but trust this review and don't go here. I'm baffled by the good reviews of this... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I had stayed there last weekend with my family and two kids, we had quite warm welcome and hotel was clean, our room was on front and well maintained and cleaned, although furniture seemed bit weary, beds were comfortable and food was really nice, I will say our overall stay was excellent.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have never stayed at a place like this. Food was awful. Tinned soup with far too much salt, cheap veg. Service very poor. That was just our evening meal. The room was even worse. Had hairs all over our bed, not changed from previous guests I think, a big hole in the ceiling exposing all the pipes. Damp stains... More

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Address: 285 - 287 South Promenade, Blackpool FY1 6AJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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The Kensington Hotel is a family-friendly Blackpool Hotel situated on the Blackpool Promenade, mid-way between the Central and South Piers.Our fantastic location means you'll be within easy walking distance of Blackpool's main attractions - such as Blackpool Tower, Pleasure Beach, The Sandcastle and all three piers. If you'd like to travel further afield, we are also across from Blackpool's famous trams, as well as local bus and train links! We can even offer you very good prices so you can get the most out of your holiday to Blackpool! Of course the Hotel itself hosts excellent entertainment in our own Ballroom, bar and Games room, including dancing, sing-alongs and regular cabaret! Our modern dining room serves mouth-watering cuisine across a wide menu, including vegetarian dishes. Most special diets can also be catered for (please contact us for more information). ... more   less 
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