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The Royal Boston Hotel
Ranked #15 of 73 Hotels in Blackpool
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 3, 2013

my husband geoff and l,and our friends liz and donny had a wonderful stay in the boston yet again....staff is wonderful and very friendly....TOP MARKS FOR US goes to AIDEEN the compare and MICHAEL the waiter.....these 2 are a credit to the boston.....food was amazing,rooms where spotless and atmosphere was second to none....gary the manager is spot on the boston is a credit to him.....wee joe the head waiter is just magic....what else is there to say....WE WILL BE BACK SOON cant wait njoyed our stay so much xx

Room Tip: we have beenin a few rooms and to us there all nice would recommend this hotel thee best in blackpoo...
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

just recently returned from the boston hotel having stayed there from 27th dec until the 30th dec
we travelled with my mother in law who cant walk very far and is normally in a wheelchair we found acess fairly good at the hotel and the staff were accomodating as well even thinking ahead and moving us in the restuarant before we even went in

The age group of the guests was mostly 60 plus when we stayed everyone was extremely pleasant and chatty we used to leave the mother in law downstairs after breakfast so we could go and get ready for the day she had a brill time sitting chatting with all the other guests

entetainment was fab bingo for the oldies lol and at least 3 cabaret acts every night bar prices were good a pint was roughly 2.80 and a double smiroff and cola was only 3.00

staff in all areas of the hotel were brilliant especially the blonde waitress she deserves a wage rise she worked 2 12hr shifts in a row and was as cheery at the end of them as she was at the start

meals in my opinion were a bit of a hit or a miss, portion size was a little on the small size but as this hotel caters for the over 60s then that can be explained

overall the holiday was brill and i wouldnt hestitate to return to here

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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3  Thank Cherie S
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

We 100% agree with the review from " silversixty ". We have been going for many years now and quality of service & food are second to none. All the staff, manager Gary, barman Andy, entertainment manager Aideen and Joe in dining room to name but a few are all excellent.The bedrooms were all refurbished last year and the downstairs have been done this year, the hotel looks lovely.But what makes this hotel so good is the truly cosy, warm, and very friendly atmosphere. cant wait to go back. see you all soon xx

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank ella m
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Reviewed December 27, 2012

'Blackpool's Golden Smile'. That is what you are guaranteed to leave with after staying at The Boston Hotel..
The hotel has recently undergone a refurbishment and has successfully retained the ambience and terrific atmosphere
This was our second visit to the hotel at Christmas time and it speaks for itself when people return year after year. Once again praise must be given to Gary the hotel manager and his staff who tirelessly give 100% effort to ensure every guest enjoys their stay.
'Joe' and his wonderful kitchen staff serve up the food with a smile on their face every day and always have time to chat and share a joke. Be prepared to diet after eating at The Boston because the food is truly delicious, varied and plentiful !!.
Service at the bar is quick and prices are very reasonable and if you don't want alcohol they serve a lovely Cappuccino !!.
The entertainment is first class and most nights three different acts perform with a great variety of songs to sing along and dance to.
Of course this all led by the wonderful 'Aideen' . Having worked in cabaret myself for over 25 years I have seen and met many talented artists over the years but this girl is the epitomy of the word 'entertainment' great voice, great looks, great personality she makes every night party night.
Would I go back ? you bet !!! already booked for Christmas 2013 !!

Room Tip: All rooms have recently been refurbished, we stayed in room 314 third floor which is spacious, comfo...
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank silversixty
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Reviewed December 26, 2012

I am currently here at the boston for christmas and have been since sunday.
The staff try their very best to make your stay more enjoyable. They are very polite and very helpful, you can't fault them. The room on the other hand is small. We are in a twin room and there is no space to move. Also the shower in the bathroom stopped working on christmas eve but was sorted on christmas day.
Food is nice but not great. Apparently the chef maggie has retired recently and since then the food has gone down in quality.

Entertainment is brilliant! Every night they have around 3-4 acts and they are all fantastic, bingo is great and it is easy to win. Aideen is very funny and makes every night a laugh.
If it wasn't for the room being so small and the food lacking a little then i would have gave it a 5.

Room Tip: room 223 and most rooms on the second floor are very small and too hot. Pick a see view, worth the e...
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 25, 2012

I am here for xmas for the 2nd year in a row with my 2 young children this is a great friendly hotel, staff are helpful and friendly and the food is lovely, the hotel has recently been done up and the decor is modern and clean and is right facing the beach, I stayed at the Royal Seabank last month while the Boston was being done up I would recomend this hotel over that anyday.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

My husband and I have just returned from another stay at the Boston Hotel. If you enjoy socialising with very nice, friendly people, this is the place for you. The ambiance created by dedicated, hard working staff and the evening entertainment is second to none and always makes our stay at the Boston most enjoyable! The ensuite rooms are clean and comfortable. The newly refurbished Boutique Style Reception, Bar and Lounge Area is a huge improvement. You will be pleasantly surprised at the price of a stay - excellent value. I always feel the need to write a review after a stay at the Boston Hotel, to show my appreciation to each and everyone of the staff who all play a very important part in making the Boston Hotel the success story it is.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: 34 Queens Promenade, Blackpool FY2 9RN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 73 Hotels in Blackpool
Price Range: $54 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Boston Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Royal Boston Hotel in Blackpool, is located on the Queens Promenade North Shore. This Blackpool hotel is well known for great food, great entertainment and for it's quality accommodation. Trams and bus stops are only a few steps away so you will have no problems reaching other parts of this great resort. The Royal Boston hotel has friendly staff who always go that extra mile to ensure your holiday stay will be something you will remember. The Royal Boston Hotel in Blackpool has top class entertainment each evening with Bingo, Disco's and Karaoke. ... more   less 
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