Just returned from a 3 night stay at this B&B part of a large group taking part in a hockey tour (ages between 22 and 50 male and female). The B&B is probably the typical quality you would expect in Blackpool, the decor is a little dated and fixtures and fittings in the bedrooms a little tired. I was in a twin room initially in which you could literally get between the beds with little chance of doing anything else. Having just had an operation I was on crutches and there was no way of staying 3 nights sharing this room so enquired on another room. The owners could not have been more accomodating moving me to a double room which was more spacious. I believe the owners have only been in the hotel since August 2010 and signs are up apologising for refurbishment work so they could be working their way around updating the rooms as in our group there were a couple of beds where the slats had come lose or were broken, iron burns and stains on some of the carpets, plug sockets are positioned in places that are not where the mirrors are (a girl thing!). The showers were quite powerful and hot but could do with a towel ring/rail as no where to put towels when in shower other than the floor. Hand/bath towels were provided in the room as were tea/coffe making facilities. However, the bar was well stocked and reasonably priced. The bar lounge was a nice area to meet up or just relax of an evening. The bar stays open as long as people were in there but if everyone goes out then the owners understandably won't hang around on the off chance you all come back and want a drink into the early hours. The breakfast was good, a selection of cereals and a hot cooked breakfast of bacon, egg, sausage and beans. fresh orange tea/coffee and toast was help yourself. The owners of this B&B were so accomodating of our requests, were helpful with all our enquiries and went above and beyond what you would expect e.g. they collected a prescription for one of the girls and gave me (on crutches) a lift to the restaurant we were all going to, went to a neighbouring B&B to get more bottled water (post drinking thirst!) when they sold out. They took a £10 deposit on arrival per room key and we all had the deposits returned with one exception where the key was lost so understandable. With a bit of TLC this B&B would be really great as in great position and has very accomodating and pleasant owners some of our rooms were good value for money but the very small ones perhaps either need to be cheaper or made into single rooms.
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