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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and myself have just come back from a great weekend at the Northern Star. On arrival Brendon and Carl gave us a warm, friendly welcome which continued during our stay. Nothing was to much trouble! We were shown to our twin room which was very clean with tea/coffee facilitie and hot shower. The bar area is great comprising... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A first visit to this hotel, great location and fantastic value. From what I understand, the new owners have made some great improvements since taking over this month with more to come in the near future. Rooms are clean and comfortable, breakfast has a great selection of food, including a well portioned full English breakfast, nothing is too much trouble... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Myself and 4 friends stayed at the Northern star for a night out at funny girls. The location was perfect, when we'd finished dancing the night away it was seconds until bed. Brendan and Carl the new owners are great, check In was fast and friendly. The rooms were clean, beds were comfortable, showers lovely and hot. We really enjoyed... More 

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Brendan G, Owner at Northern Star, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay - We hope to see you all again soon. Brendan & Carl More 

Glasgow
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61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Stayed here for one night. I was charged a £5 supplement because I was only staying one night! The hotel was empty! A £5 supplement is not a good idea when it comes to customer satisfaction, service and word of mouth recommendations. The single bed (room 8), is fit for the skip. The breakfast is good; cereal, fruit juice, toast... More 

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Brendan G, Owner at Northern Star, responded to this review

Thank You for your review. The surcharge you mentioned is not unadvertised. It is explained on the booking page on our website, it is also explained during the online booking process. You booked by phone, I explained it to you then and asked if you would still like to book - you did. This surcharge enables us to provide low... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We couldn't decide the best part of our stay from first checking in, paying by card for the bar staff to take the card details over the phone. We climbed the mountain of the stairs, passing chared and burnt items what can loosely be described as communal iron boards. We entered the room, a triple room which was smaller than... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Absolutely nightmare, this hotel do not have any standards, I dont know how they get 3 stars, Filthy bedrooms , disgusting bathrooms, frizzing cold over night, staff OK, bar open till 21.00 (barman had a show at this night), no parking spaces. Poor service general !!!!

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2 Thank CammyB95
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Staff were friendly and helpful, great location and size of room was good, nice bar area too. Bedding was all nice and clean. The room needed painting and updating , but I was not too bothered by that. All the ledges , toilet pipes and top of pictures and mirrors were black thick with dirt and dust. Which I spent... More 

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Thank Jason N
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Basic room needs updating, consisted of a double bed, two side draws a wardrobe kettle a mirror one radiator. Shower had 2 little soaps and two towels. Shower room and toilet need a good clean Room very warm when the sun's out and with a little window it didn't give enough air. Bed comfy and lovely sleep. Just the cheeky... More 

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2 Thank Em C
Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Visited Mardi Gras 2, aka Northern Star for a friends getaway. Upon arrival, we were given the TV remotes in reception and asked for full payment, which is fine. But when we asked what time breakfast was, we were told they don't do breakfast, despite that being supposedly included in the price. We were given our room keys but no... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Had a very nice stay here, the guy running the place was friendly, very easy to talk to and helpful, the bedroom was small, the bathroom was large, the bed was comfortable, good parking around there, close to all the gay clubs, I will definitely be saying there again,

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Brendan & Carl are excited to have taken over the Northern Star Hotel (June 2016) - We wish all of our guests a warm welcome and a pleasant stay. We are currently working hard to make the Northern Star the best it can be. We are situated in the heart of Blackpool's Vibrant Gay Scene and close to all of the attractions Blackpool has to offer. We aim to provide great value for money and great service in a clean and safe environment, ensuring the personal touch during your stay. Small pet friendly No Smoking Throughout (Smoking area at front of property) Lounge with TV, Pool Table & Games Bar open evenings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northern Star

Address: 9-11 Lord Street, Blackpool FY1 2AZ, England (Formerly Mardi Gras 2 Guest Accommodation)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: $64 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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