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Grand Metropole Hotel
Ranked #70 of 73 Hotels in Blackpool
Reviewed July 29, 2011

The Metropole is a Britannia hotel so this usually means quality and value,the Metroploe is no exception! The buffet breakfast and dinners give you a great selection so something for everyone.The hotel is a fantastic place to stay ,location is superb ,right next to the north pier,the only hotel actually on the sea front.Offering entertainment at night,so if the weather is a bit iffy you can stay in,with the bar prices being reasonable.It was an old Butlins hotel so still has the splendor with its original mouldings and decor but with a modern twist.The rooms are great,a couple offering superb disabled facilties and ramps ext making wheelchairs easy to get around.

Room Tip: Book a sea view if poss ,you are away from the main road
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  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled with friends
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francis_sheridan, General Manager at Grand Metropole Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2011

Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to post a review.

Your comments are very much appreciated and have been passed on to the Staff. Its good to get a balanced view on these matters.

We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future.

Regards,

Francis Sheridan.
General Manager.

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Reviewed July 28, 2011

excellent all round, food, staff, room, location, entertainment all excellent. Only downside not much parking on site.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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francis_sheridan, General Manager at Grand Metropole Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2011

Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to post a review.

Your comments are very much appreciated and have been passed on to the Staff. Its good to get a balanced view on these matters.

We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future.

Regards,

Francis Sheridan.
General Manager.

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Reviewed July 27, 2011

having been misled that norbreck castle was in the town we transfered to the far superior sister hotel metropole .
staff were exceptional especially jenny at breakfast lovely lady . the receptionist left a lot to be desired tho and reading other reviews this comment is reccurring in many reviews .
she was uninterrested robotic and downright miserable .
our room was clean , well maintained and sizeable .
breakfast was an awesum experience and the staff were helpful and efficient cant wait to visit again

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Nrgize77
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francis_sheridan, General Manager at Grand Metropole Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2011

Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to post a review.

Your comments are very much appreciated and have been passed on to the Staff. Its good to get a balanced view on these matters.

We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future.

Regards,

Francis Sheridan.
General Manager.

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Reviewed July 27, 2011

we stayed at the motropole taking advantage of a special offer on a flyer. we had been there previously with coach companies so had an idea what it was like. we went on the train, it is handy walking distance from the station to the hotel. the room was clean and well equipped. the food presented attractively and of a decent variety. the entertainment could not be faulted. all in all, A plus.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank art_grundy
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francis_sheridan, General Manager at Grand Metropole Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2011

Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to post a review.

Your comments are very much appreciated and have been passed on to the Staff. Its good to get a balanced view on these matters.

We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future.

Regards,

Francis Sheridan.
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Reviewed July 27, 2011

Having just spent a few nights at the Grand Metropole Hotel, I was happy with the experience. The hotel is to a comfortable standard, the staff very pleasant and the food perfectly OK. As with any hotel, you can always find things that you wish were different, but tor the money it charges, the hotel provides excellent value for money. Good food, good location and clean rooms. For those looking for fine dining and luxury, remember you can't get 5 star facilities at these prices!

Room Tip: Book online at the Britannia website. 3 or 4 night DBB packages are excellent value.
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Stayed: July 2011, traveled on business
Thank SunHunterXXX
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joepiper, General Manager at Grand Metropole Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2013

Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to post a review.

Your comments are very much appreciated and have been passed on to the Staff. Its good to get a balanced view on these matters. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed the delights of the Jacuzzi.


We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future.

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Francis Sheridan.
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Reviewed July 26, 2011

we were at the metropole for 5 days and found all aspects of the hotel really good. The room we had was spacious and clean. In the dining room, the staff were friendly and helpful and there was a very good choice of dishes on offer. Food was also served nice and hot. A very professional show was put on for entertainment every evening. We will surely be looking to to pay the hotel another visit.

Room Tip: enquire about premier rooms
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  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled with family
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joepiper, General Manager at Grand Metropole Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2013

Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to post a review.

Your comments are very much appreciated and have been passed on to the Staff. Its good to get a balanced view on these matters. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed the delights of the Jacuzzi.


We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future.

Regards,

Francis Sheridan.
General Manager.

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Reviewed July 22, 2011

From start to finish the staff at the hotel were extremely helpful. Food was good and location great.

Will definitely book again

Room Tip: Sea view rooms better
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  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Bernie52NorthWales
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francis_sheridan, General Manager at Grand Metropole Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2011

Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to post a review.

Your comments are very much appreciated and have been passed on to the Staff. Its good to get a balanced view on these matters.

We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future.

Regards,

Francis Sheridan.
General Manager.

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Additional Information about Grand Metropole Hotel

Address: Princess Parade, Blackpool FY1 1RQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #70 of 73 Hotels in Blackpool
Price Range: $45 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Metropole Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 209
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Grand Metropole Hotel, Blackpool is the only hotel in Blackpool which is located between the sea and the promenade, offering uninterrupted views out across the Irish Sea. Close to both the North Pier and the famous Blackpool Tower, this hotel in Blackpool is perfectly located for all of Blackpool's attractions and entertainment venues. ... more   less 
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