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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I booked a room here over the weekend, one double bed with shared bathroom. Place was easy to find and the owners let us park in their driveway, which is great given there was virtually no parking anywhere nearby (many thanks for that!)... The B&B is homey, quiet, and comfortable. The heating was left on all night... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

We booked at the last minute for a couple of nights to visit Blackpool tower and the annual Blackpool illuminations with our grandchildren, with their ages we needed a family room and the one we got was just what we needed, two comfortable double beds and a ensuite with a great shower. Steve and Dawn were very helpful and welcoming... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

I booked the merginn hotel as quite a last minute break for a weekend away with my mam. It was illuminations switch on weekend so struggled to find accommodation that would suit. I found the merginn and if I'm honest was put off with the distance to the centre but the great reviews and car parking swayed me and I... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Merginn hotel. Dawn and Steve are welcoming and friendly, nothing is too much trouble. Every where is clean and tidy and our bed, in room 6, was the most comfortable bed we had slept in away from home, so we slept well. Don't expect the Hilton, but do expect clean comfortable accommodation with... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

There were 5 people booked in for a weekend 2 had disabilities, the rooms were dirty inadequate, extremely dated, there was a pungent smell of sweat in the hall. One room family room was very basic more like a hostel, the second room was dingy and dated and we are relieved we never booked to eat breakfast there

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strawberryBlackpool, Owner at The Merginn, responded to this review

Sorry future guests - this is a review for a different hotel! More 

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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my fiance stayed at the Merginn for one night and couldn't fault the room and the hospitality shown by Steve and Dawn. They were incredibly welcoming and the breakfast was good value for money. I would recommend this hotel to anyone

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Thank Becky G
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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant place to stay, Steve and Dawn are great; Steve is hilarious and the hotel is clean and nicely designed. They have basic rules; stick to them and you'll get on fine. Will definitely be returning. Josh and Jen :)

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Thank Josh F
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Me and my husband stayed over the bank holiday weekend in August. Great bed really comfortable sleep.The Mergin has not been decorated since the eighties.Nicotine colour everywhere.Borders to match.Bit lite on the beverage sachets.Dark brown towels to match curtains and cushions were like cardboard, fabric conditioner now and again would not come amiss.My husband had one breakfast he said when... More 

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Thank Marie A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I have only given The Merginn 3 rather than 4 out of 5 as compared to other b&b's that are similarly priced, I found this one just not quite as good as others. Don't get me wrong, it was a friendly and welcoming b&b. What struck me first was no dedicated reception area, it would have been nice to have... More 

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strawberryBlackpool, Owner at The Merginn, responded to this review

As always we take our reviews seriously, constructive advice is helpful. We are a small GUEST HOUSE and not a large Hotel with dedicated reception staff. We are a husband and wife team with a friendly attitude towards our guests. Should you have mentioned that you wished to go straight to your room this would have not been a problem,... More 

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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Friendly, very confortable bed, everyone was very kind to us. We stayed for 4 night. everyday was saturday in blackpool. Thanks to steve and dawm for cleanin our room and take care of us. the room was clean, bathroom clean and confortable , nice size TV. A very good adress to spent your time in blackpool. Christophe, Philippe et Antoine

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Merginn is situated in the North Shore area of Blackpool where you will find it quieter and more relaxing, yet still within easy reach of all Blackpool'€™s many attractions. Buses and trams stop each end of the Avenue. Gynn Avenue is a lovely quiet street close to the Gynn Square. We are only a 2 minute walk to the promenade, and just a mile back into town and the Tower. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Merginn

Address: 9 Gynn Avenue, Blackpool FY1 2LD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: $45 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Merginn 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“You could ask for an ocean facing room”
 of 5 bubbles bwhiskey, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ground floor family room”
 of 5 bubbles patdenise, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“Probably the BEST budget guest house in back street Blackpool...”
 of 5 bubbles diskmandave, Nov 4, 2015 | Read review
“3rd floor room 8 family room didn't hear a thing”
 of 5 bubbles agnesbJ9588PV, Sep 28, 2015 | Read review
“Best to call the owners directly to book and ask their advice for what you want”
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