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Orbiston Hotel
Ranked #452 of 859 Blackpool B&B and Inns
1 review
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“Great hotel!”
Reviewed June 23, 2010

We stay at this hotel on a yearly basis for an event in blackpool, an couldn't ask for more than the fantastic location, great breakfast, clean rooms and Mrs. June Kelly.

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Reviewed May 4, 2010

Stayed at this hotel last Sept, the landlady was very helpful with parking and very welcoming. The room was fine, my only comment would be the pillows on the bed were a bit hard, but I will definitely be staying there again. Breakfast was very nice and great to be so close to the Winter Gardens.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled solo
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scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2010

just back today and dont understand the review the welsh chap gave it this is a typical blackpool hotel if we wanted thi ritz we would have went there............... arrived on sat got a great welcome from june and her family,rooms were fine and clean and food was great,,staff were very good nothing was a problem to them and young TONY in the bar was on his toes till well into the night,,THANKS MATE,,june was on hand at all times as was irene and vic,,,,we will be back here any time we are in blackpool as you get what you pay for AND WE GOT THAT AND MUCH MORE thaks again for a great stay see you soon HELEN AND LOGIE SCOTLAND

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
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SHEFFIELD
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Reviewed October 9, 2009

Been going every year for many years with my friends- Mrs Kelly is ace and always made to feel welcome. Not the poshest hotel in Blackpool but informal and friendly- will always go back

  • Stayed October 2008
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glasgow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2009

We were down for a friends wedding. We had all ages/children/disabled and found the hotel value for money and were treated fantastic and felt at home. Staff were great and very friendly. We have been back since

  • Stayed March 2007
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Wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2008

Having just returned from a weekend in not so sunny Blackpool, I feel obliged to report back on the most unpleasant hotel stay I have ever experienced!

The Orbiston Hotel is ideally situated for a visit to Blackpool, adjacent to the Winter Gardens & within a five minute stroll from the Tower & the promenade. Thats's where the good news ends....

Having climed the stairs to my 1st floor room overlooking Adelaide Street I was welcomed by some most unexpected "creature comforts". Within 30 seconds of entering my small, putrid smelling room, a flea decided to breakfast on my arm! Not a great start...........

I ventured tentatively into a small dark cupboard, no wait - it was the bathroom. The shower bracket was broken and the the decrepid shower head was dangling below a mould-encrusted shower hose. A quick test revealed no hot water, but I left it running just in case.....

The sash windows in my room had been left open in a bid to disguise the stale odour. Sadly, this could only be attempted by cunningly lodging an ashtray between the window & the frame. A real classy touch!

Whilst a bottle-green shag pile carpet is probably a common sight in many budget hotels, I felt the abundance of tea coloured stains did little to improve its aesthetic value. Meanwhile, after 15 minutes, still no sign of any hot water....

To round things off I decided to inspect the bed. Peeling back the covers, I was greeted by an intriguing array of brown stains - a not unsurprising encounter given all that had gone before!

My introduction to the Orbiston experience was completed by the cascade of water through a ceiling tile onto the aforementioned shag pile luxury flooring. It appeared that the hotel was unprepared for what was admitedly a heavy rain shower.

If it appears I'm being overly picky about the expected standards in a £40/ night establishment, I should add that my colleague in the adjoining room had to invest in a pair of pliers to operate his shower (but guess what - no hot water!) whilst another unfortunate traveller had the misfortune to discover two pairs of soiled ladies' knickers (size 6!) under his bed.......

Perhaps I am being too sensitive, afterall the hotel proudly displayed its Quality Assurance award from the Blackpool Tourist Board on the front door. Maybe it was no coincidence that the award had long since expired.......

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  • Stayed September 2008
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Scotland
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Reviewed February 11, 2008

Stayed at the Orbiston in January 2007.
Fantastic welcome from Mrs. Kelly - she is really what you think a landlady should be like.
Accommodation is basic, but comfortable and scrupulously clean.
Hotel could be doing with a bit of TLC, but by no means is it as bad as the other reviewer made out.
Dining room staff could be a bit happier, particularly the one with the long hair!
Food is also fantastic, breakfast is great and dinner very good (no choice, but everny night was traditional meat and veg).
I would definately recommend the hotel for all age groups.

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  • Stayed January 2008
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Property: Orbiston Hotel
Address: 76-78 Adelaide Street | Blackpool City Centre, Blackpool FY1 4LA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
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Ranked #452 of 859 B&Bs / Inns in Blackpool
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Number of rooms: 28
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