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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents stayed here, but they don't have internet so al write it for them. They paid £200 for three nights b&b, the only good thing about their room was the view, other than that it was scabby and run down. Was shocked at the price they paid. I paid half of that for a lovely wee b&b round the... More 

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middlesbrough
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

the room was a double sea view room and the views were fantastic , great to watch the world go by friendly helpful staff wonderful carvery and first rate breakfast, hotel has a lift so all upstairs rooms are accessible enjoyable evening entertainment and hotel provides childrens entertainment also great place to say have been a returning customer for the... More 

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tees-side
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Once again we stayed at this hotel and had a most excellent stay for 5 nights over the weekend,,Good food entertainment as usual,Paula ,Jas,Chuck the Night porter and Mrs Singh were all very helpfull "couldn`t do enough for you" to make the stay more enjoyable,Lovely and clean hotel with nice carvery food and a good full english breakfast to start... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Massive thanks to Paula made us feel at home from the moment we checked in couldn't do enough for us, we stayed in a sea view family room which was spotless and had everything we needed, the hotel is a bit dated but clean and comfortable and reasonably priced, we have already organised our next trip, wouldn't hesitate to recommend... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Took a last minute weekend away to Blackpool for the illuminations with my wife and 2 children and decided to get a hotel when we got there. Found the Colonial hotel as we were driving down the prom and even though the car park was almost full we managed to squeeze in! On arrival we were shown to a large... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Hi we are the Dawson's and have used this hotel for 19 years we have seen it change hands 4 times Charles security gard still there he is the best so friendly always happy to help Mark the Cheif again known 19 years cannot fault food carvery beautiful met new management last year Paula can't do enough lovely and pleaset... More 

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TheColonialHotel, Owner at Colonial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We as new owners are very happy that being regular guests for 19 years that you enjoyed your stay with us. We aim to provide excellent customer service for our guests and maintain a very high standard throughout the hotel. We are extremely happy that you will be booking again and we look... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 909 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

what can I say! We turned up new years eve soaked cold and very upset after a hotel down the road had cancelled our booking without telling us. So I go wondering looking for someone who might be able to help give us somewhere to stay. They welcomed us in with open arms rushing round to make us feel welcome... More 

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TheColonialHotel, Owner at Colonial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. After your unpleasant experience with another hotel we were more than happy to accommodate you and your family. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. We aim to provide an experience that is enjoyable for all ages. We look forward to seeing you in the summer holidays. More 

warrington
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

What a shame what has happened to this hotel we stayed about eight years ago a party of ten we came back three times the manager there then was a guy called Steve he was a great manager.and that was a reason we went back stayed for two nights last month and now the hotel is a shabby run down... More 

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TheColonialHotel, Owner at Colonial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are disappointed that we were not able to meet your expectations. The hotel is under new management as of March 2015 and we are working our way throughout the building to bring it up to date, the previous owner did very little to maintain the standard of the building. As new owners... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

this is the second time we have been to the colonial hotel once in august and once in october. Staff very friendly Paula, Mrs Singh and her sons. The reason that we chose this place was the entertainment for the children it was brilliant thanks to Emma and her dad and brother, my grandchildren realy had a fantastic time. The... More 

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TheColonialHotel, Owner at Colonial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Colonial Hotel. As new owners we aim to create an experience which will leave our guests satisfied and hopefully stay with us again. Our in house entertainment caters for all ages and we are glad to see that your... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

There is nothing good about this place It needs knocking down The place is a like a tip. Food rooms bar very very bad It smells I would never stay here again even if it was free The owner needs to read all reviews and do somethink about it instead of just taking people's money

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT AS OF 2015!!! A family run hotel on the Blackpool sea front. Close to all attractions such as the famous Pleasure Beach theme park, an indoor waterpark known as The Sandcastle and close to all 3 of the Blackpool Piers. The hotel has its very own Harlequins Carvery Restaurant which has built up an excellent reputation for serving fresh food everyday of the week. The hotel has family entertainment on every night of the season including our resident DJ who cater for all ages. So come and stay with us next time your in Blackpool! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonial Hotel

Address: 465 South Promenade, Blackpool FY4 1AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: $20 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel Blackpool
Hotel Style:
#27 On the Beach Hotel in Blackpool
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