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Tam O' Shanter

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 11, 2016

My mother-in-law treated my partner & I to a long weekend back in June 2015. Upon arrival we were greeted by the owner who seemed very nice, she informed us that she had tried to get ahold of us to see what time we would have arrived which I thought was a nice thing to do. (She couldn't get ahold...

Thank Lisa Jane W
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 1, 2016

I had the misfortune to stay at this disgrace of a B&B last year with family and friends, and I can safely say it's the worst accommodation I've experienced anywhere before. When we were let in, we were met with the overwhelming stench of wet dog! Once we'd paid cash, as the credit card machine was broken, we were escorted...

2Thank Tyrone M
Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

I have to echo the last few reviews I'm afraid. This was the worst place I've ever stayed! At the time of booking TA reviews were good & their own website made the place sound good, price was around midrange, not the cheapest but not luxury. We only wanted a weekend in Blackpool to see the illuminations before going on...

1Thank Travellingnankent
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Booked for a long weekend and left a day early, arrived on the Friday afternoon to be greeted by the owner in her pyjamas. Showed us to our room but that was all, didn't get shown where the toilet or shower room was. The room was dirty and the B&B smelt of alcohol and cigarettes. We didn't have any towels...

9Thank Chloe1523
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 8, 2015

I booked this place for a weekend away celebrating an anniversary. Plus paid more for a ensuite, I booked it mainly for the price that they were offering that was great. I did not get the best of welcomes and when I entered room "3" the bathroom was grubby and had a black film over it, and also the toilet...

4Thank Leany04
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Stayed the weekend with my partner. walked through front door smelt like stale fags with dust and hairs all up the stairs. the room was ok but the bathroom it had mould all over floor and shower. i fetched my own bed good job i did as there was hairs on the sheet with stains.Puuting my own bedding on i...

3Thank Nicolle G
Hawick, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 15, 2015

My friend and I planned a few days in blackpool as a quick get-away. After finding this b&b online, we were impressed with the cost of the 2 night stay in a prime city centre location. On arrival, we were early but polite enough to ask to drop our bags while we headed into town. We had no expectation of...

Thank lmackenzie96
Falkirk District, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 6, 2015

Stayed here last week in July, 2015. No problems and will return. Owner lovely and chatty and very pleasant to be around. The cost for stay is exceptional, the location is a few minutes from the promenade and Central Pier. While we have always been lucky with car parking - it is luck to get a free space on Coop...

1Thank runewarden
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last month as definatley gone down since I was last there Emma was welcoming couldn't of asked for a better host the new owner as no manners and definatley needs a course in dealing with customers and cleaning of the B and B . My room had been double booked and when I told I wasn't happy and...

4Thank slscl2003
Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Came to the b and b this weekend. In general it was an okay place to stay. It was not the Hilton but if you want the Hilton you need to pay. This a generally average budget place. I didn't mind as it was just a place to sleep. Yes, the place does need a good amount of decoration but...

8Thank mscookiemonster
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are proud to announce that following a very thorough inspection by the English Tourist Board we have now been awarded 3 star status for the quality and excellence of the food.The Tam O’ Shanter is the ideal Blackpool holiday choice, with a central Blackpool location and a warm and friendly family run service.Under the same family ownership since 2005, the Tam O Shanter Guesthouse in Blackpool is centrally located, only a couple of minutes' walk from Central Pier and the Promenade and close to the Beach,Blackpool Tower, Tussaud's Waxworks, Sealife Centre, Coral Island, Bonny Street Market, Houndshill Shopping Centre and approximately 15-20 minutes' walk (or a short tram ride) from the Pleasure Beach, with the night-life of Queen Street a short taxi ride (approximately £5) away or a short walk of about 10 – 15 minutes. There are also several local pubs and bars within a short walking distance, most of which feature evening entertainment.There is free, unrestricted on-street parking, as well as a Pay-and-Display car park at the end of Coop Street and the main, council run Central Car Park opposite the entrance to Coop Street. Both car parks are about a minute's walk. from the Tam O Shanter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tam O' Shanter

Address: 8 Coop Street, Blackpool FY1 5AJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: $24 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tam O' Shanter 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Don't book there book next door”
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“Only for budget travellers, shared toilets, no common lounge to socialize”
radneck, Jun 21, 2015 | Read review
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“It is a good idea to call Trisha when you are on your way as if the room is ready she will let you check in early.”
GRAHAMA578, Feb 20, 2015 | Read review
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