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The Kensington Hotel

285 - 287 South Promenade, Blackpool FY1 6AJ, England
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Retford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed Feb 2016 for the weekend with 3 children. The hotel is dated as many reviews say but seriously...for the money did you expect anything else?? It's clean and the staff are lovely. The porch does smell abit damp but the rest of the hotel is fine. The breakfast is excellent and the staff couldn't do more to help and... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the price I was pleasantly surprised,it was friendly ,clean and warm. Sure it could do with a bit updating ,but that's usually expected at a family hotel ,its not a chain like premier inn etc. Breakfast was all you could ask for ,nice selection of things ,the gentleman serving was v organized and quick ,all good exept the tinned... More 

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Thank Victoria S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible experience as useless managers running hotel. Took my baby 9 months old at the time had booked a cot and paid extra for cot in the room. When we got to the room cot was there but was very rickety and said to my partner I don't like the look of this cot I don't think it's safe. He... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

A friend travelled up for the Punk Rebellion and I joined him on his last night. I had booked a room for the Saturday night but didn't arrive from Butlins Minehead till 7am Sunday and my room was not available. So a my friend was up and reSt to go out I slept in his room till mine was ready... More 

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Thank Shirley C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

The hotel smelt damp, staff were very defencive and accused us of threatening them when we complained about no heating or hot water, when heating was finally sorted the radiator never warmed up properly, I was told it was ok. Then the following morning never served breakfast till half 9, when I questioned the time change I was brushed off.... More 

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1 Thank Robyn O
Crook, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I stayed at this hotel in October with a party of 20 people & yes the building was in need of repair but the service & the staff were excellent as was the food - the cleanliness in the bedrooms could have been a bit better but on the whole we all enjoyed our stay

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Thank Joyce12399
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Were do I start firstly the room we stayed in was so cold told them that many times about the heating they didn't seem bothered at all and even they knew we had a young child with us then I spotted a heater so I borrowed that to warm the room up plus the cold water tap was the hot... More 

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1 Thank Eddielocal
Bolton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

This hotel was a nightmare we stayed for one night on arrival to the hotel got keys and made way up to room the room was in average decay seriously needing upgrading and decorating completely stone cold shower and the light in bathroom was broke and just flickered all night the bed was well just a joke how you expect... More 

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2 Thank Hawk4567
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and ok it's outdated and in need of renavating but surely it doesn't need to be so dirty. Why can't you run a vacuum over the carpets once guests leave . The bedding was clean the carpet was crawling I'm upset I left an immaculate home to come to Blackpool and stay in such... More 

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Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

This is a buffet restaurant open to everyone with the hotel. We went here September 2014 and was impressed, so we went again Friday. Big mistake,Indian and Chinese food was bland, some items had a chilli heat to the, but no spice. Everything was a bit similar tasting. The English buffet was obviously just warmed through tinned vegetables. Very disappointed... More 

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