Everyone knows that Blackpool is a bit run down and me and my friend expected this when going there. Having seen the pictures and the reviews on-line we decided this hotel was perfect for what we needed. On arrival the owner was helpful and all was fine. We left the hotel to enjoy our day and came back to relax, or so we planned. The tiny size of the "bathroom" meant that there wasn't even room for a full sized shower door and instead two half doors that you had to squeeze between. After exiting the shower all fresh I came face to face with a wall growing mould! Safe to say I instantly felt dirty again. I went straight downstairs (now 10 o'clock at night) and informed the manager there was mould all over the wall to which she replied "well there should be"... uh duh! why do you think I am complaining?? When we told her and her employee they we're welcome to go and check the state of the already dingy room, they said they didn't need to and said we could move into a smaller room. It appeared that they were completely aware of this situation and thought that because we were young and on our own they could fob the crap room off on us. When we moved upstairs it was like entering a different hotel, although still slightly run down, this room was far cleaner and far more modern. We cannot fault the breakfast staff and the actual food and think the place would do brilliantly under their leadership. If you get the right room I'm sure this place may be suitable. They never should have allowed us to even go into this room. Forgetting the fact that mould is dangerous let alone considering my friend has asthma and I was struggling with chest infection, it is something that would far from impress health and safety, if this is what these people deem clean enough for occupancy there are clearly some major issues. I am not discrediting people who have given this hotel a good review but our experience did not leave us "happy" or wishing to "return", in fact it put a dampener on the holiday right from the beginning
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- One of the Family run friendly Blackpool hotels in central Blackpool. Blackpool hotel. Close to Winter Gardens and Blackpool Tower and all the main attractions. ... more less
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