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The Kensington Hotel

285 - 287 South Promenade, Blackpool FY1 6AJ, England
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Ranked #717 of 910 Blackpool B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Keighley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed at this hotel a few times for a country music weekend. Unfortunatly since the owners are no longer at the hotel the standards have somewhat slipped. Holes in the ceilings bathrooms with bits missing and the food very basic , frozen,tinned and reheated the hotel looks as if it needs a lot of money spending on it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived we were a little sceptical as from the outside it did look rather run down. We had a large party of family and check in was quick. Our room was a family/triple, the fixtures and fittings need to be sorted as the wall light was coming away from the wall, but the room was clean and fresh.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as a stag do at the beginning of March 2015, which the hotel was fully aware of when making the booking and were happy to have us filling around 8 of their rooms. However, after booking in we got no service, refused to open the bar, as soon as someone spoke they said we were to loud... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel as looked really nice on the website. When we arrived we were really disapointed from the start. The hotel didnt even look open. As we walked through there was a horrible smell it wasnt nice at all. The room they put us in was awful. We had booked a family room as we had our small... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Well when we arrived we were greeted by Mike and Honey, they immediately welcomed us with open arms. This hotel has a great family feeling to it, the hosts and other guests were great, especially Carl and Tracey who organised all the fun and games. If you are looking for 5* then this place isn't for you, however if you... More 

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glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Ten of us stayed in November and were very pleased with the hotel. It is clean and very well located on the sea front. The staff are friendly and again we were pleased with their service. A big plus was the free car parking on first come first served basis. The hotel is good value for money and we will... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed for 1 night as just somewhere to get our heads down after a night out with friends. Fine if thats all your after, though I would shower before you arrive. Our shower had 1 temperature (cold) as the dial to control it just spun. And our friends in another room couldn't turn theres off. Still the same the following... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Weekend in blackpool for the lights after booking through booking. Com the photos on the website are different from the ones online, the shower door to the cublicle wouldnt open fully as it hit the sink, the shower rail was not fixed back to the wall so couldn't alter the height the curtains would close together as they where smaller... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Been and stayed in this hotel seversl times now, previously we have received good service. This visit wasn't on arrival we parked our car and went in told to come back at 2pm. Asked if we could use the toilet as we have fone before on entering the toilet the lock didn't work well and needed a good clean, bon... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed in half term in October and it was very good, the staff were helpful and polite, the breakfast was plentiful.children were well treated nothing was too much trouble, would stay again but would have a seaview, the budget room we stayed in had a fan outside and quite noisy.

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