the hotel is in the best place, on the sea front, tram stop outside, 5 mins to tower and the service was great!
Service was very friendly although the resturant got our order completely wrong one night! the waiter couldn't apologise enough and even bought my husband a drink to apologise more!
the entertainment was totally BLACKPOOL! Camp, caberet, bingo etc! the kids enjoyed it.
our room (family of 4) was fine but unfortunately the rest of the hotel was stuck in the 80's and in need of a good refurb, threadbare carpet on the stairs, hallway wallpaper badly scuffed and in need of repainting. the bar area had wicker work trimmings that looked very dated!
All in all it was fine for us as last minute bookers, resonabley priced and lovely people that owned it. If they ever have a refurb, I'll book again, but not until!
- Also Known As:
- Balmoral Hotel Blackpool
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Balmoral Hotel is a friendly hotel with a unique smoked glass fronted exterior. Built at the turn of the century this fine hotel is ideally situated on the sea front between Blackpool Tower and the Pleasure Beach with the Central Pier just yards away. The hotel offers accommodation for couples, families, singles and small groups but strictly no Stags or Hens. There is a well-established evening restaurant attached to the hotel which includes an a la carte menu and is open to the public.We provide free entertainment, bingo and quiz with a free finger buffet 6 nights per week, subject to numbers, in our cabaret bar and lounge. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.On warm sunny days you can relax in the forecourt café/restaurant area enjoying a long cool drink and watch the world pass by. If you prefer to relax indoors our lounge offers elevated and panoramic views of the Irish Sea. During the world famous illuminations you can watch the special illuminated trams as they pass by the hotel without having to leave the comfort of your armchair.The location of the Balmoral is such that you are only a few minutes away from all the fun filled areas, the town centre for shopping, the tower headland with its comedy carpet and new wedding chapel, the tower with its new dungeon and walk of faith, Sea World and the world famous Madame Tussauds and of course the Pleasure Beach. Transport links are good with the Tram stops directly opposite us and bus stops are a few yards away enabling you to travel further afield at ease. We offer competitively priced packages for 3 day weekends, 4 day mid weeks and 7 day packages on either a BB or HB basis. We are booking Christmas, 4 days 24-28 Dec, and New Year, 3 days 30 Dec to 2 Jan at competitive prices. We also offer Christmas Shopping break weekends, 2 nights throughout November and December. ... more less
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