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“Great wekend, good location.” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Bay Strathmore Hotel
Ranked #3 of 11 Hotels in Morecambe
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great wekend, good location.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights from 11th April to celebrate mum's 85th birthday. There were 9 of us and the restaurant kindly accomodated us all sitting together at meal times. Waiters were lovely especially Leon and nothing was too much trouble. The food was exceptional, tasty and hot. Entertainment was really good. The double rooms were clean and comfortable but the single room mum stayed in was shabby. The carpet was very worn and the room was tiny. Mum has trouble getting around and the step in to the shower was too high to allow access. Hotel is in a lovely spot facing the bay. (Bet it's lovely in warmer weather but it was so cold when we were there we had to go out and buy hats,scarves and gloves). Two downsides were the cost of the drinks - extortionate springs to mind. And also the receptionist with the foreign accent who was very rude. Will still go back again. This is the third break we have booked with Shearings (Paignton and Ilfracombe) and this was by far the best.

Room Tip: Basic rooms were comfortable but if you want a seaview you will need to pay the supplement
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank Jean M
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MatthewPeacock, Front Office Manager at Bay Strathmore Hotel, responded to this review, May 17, 2014
Dear reviewer

I am so pleased your group enjoyed so many aspects of your birthday stay.
I do apologise that all the rooms were not to your satisfaction. We carry out continuous maintenance and decoration and I have noted your comments for investigation.
We look forward to welcoming you again in the future

Thank you for posting your review.

Joanna Wilkinson
Assistant Manager
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2014

i attended a function at this hotel and was shocked at the rip off prices for drinks i have paid less in london it spoilt what was quite a decent hotel the veiws across the bay are lovely and handy for lakes and lancaster castle

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank podge54
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MatthewPeacock, General Manager at Bay Strathmore Hotel, responded to this review, April 29, 2014
Dear podge 54

I am sorry that you feel our drinks prices are too high. Our bar prices are similar to what other hotels are charging in Morecambe.

I am pleased that you found the location of the hotel to your liking.

Regards

Matt Peacock
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2014

stayed here couple of weeks ago, nice friendly hotel staff very pleasant especially the cheeky chappie in the restaurant Leon, always ready with a quip and a smile. Food was excellent could not fault it. Entertainment was very very good, We travelled with Shearings and it was an all round good break away.

Room Tip: we had a bedroom at the back and did not find anying wrong with it
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank beryl g
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MatthewPeacock, General Manager at Bay Strathmore Hotel, responded to this review, April 29, 2014
Dear berylg

Thank you for your great review. I am delighted that you found the staff to be friendly and I have passed on your praise to everyone.

I hope to welcome you back to the Strathmore in the future.

Regards

Matt Peacock
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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

We paid a little extra for a sea view room in this hotel which is on the East Promenade in Morecambe. Its a Shearings Hotel and there are coach parties or you can come on your own as we did. My partner is disabled (not wheelchair but balance problems) and I am coeliac (gluten intolerance) so this and with the wish to be near the seaside were the drivers for our visit. We were not disappointed. There is a lovely flat walk right along the sea front opposite the hotel, with a small sandy beach. On a fine day there would be views across the estuary to the Lakeland mountains. The access to the hotel is also flat, there is disabled parking for two cars or along the promenade outside. There is ground floor dining, lift to all floors, and our room was all on a level, however no walk in shower available. We were a little disappointed in the size of the bedroom however it was all comfortable and clean. The hotel corridors and bedrooms are in need of sprucing up, but are comfortable and warm and the restaurant is lovely. The service is excellent, the waiters are most attentive. They came up trumpswith providing gluten-free bread and I had a choice of meals on each occasion, exceeding my expectations. The lift up is a little small but, heh it works (remember to shut the inner door after use). I was somewhat concerned about the steps up to the fire escape with not handrail in the event of a fire my partner would have needed assistance, but there was a door sign we could hang out asking for assistance in this event. There was a free cabaret on both nights and the singers were absolutely fabulous. We had not anticipated such high quality entertainment plus we were given four free drinks (including soft drinks or tea and coffee) on the gala evening.
I would recommend this hotel if you want good value, delicious food and fantastic entertainment and friendly company, but are not fussy about decor or luxury surroundings.

Room Tip: If you ask for a top floor room you won't hear people walking about above your head!
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Anne G
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MatthewPeacock, General Manager at Bay Strathmore Hotel, responded to this review, April 5, 2014
Dear Anne G,

Fantastic! We love to hear reviews like this when we have made someone’s holiday as enjoyable as possible.

The chef and the restaurant staff do their upmost to cater for dietary requirements and I am pleased your needs were met.

We are very lucky here at the Strathmore to be based so near to the town and on such level grounds. We have many guests that return year after year because they know that the promenade is so beautiful to walk along with the added bonus that it is so flat.

Thank you very much for recommending us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay.

I will be happy to pass on your lovely comments to everyone here!

Kind Regards

Gemma Allingham
Assistant Manager
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Manchester
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stayed at the Strathmore for a weekend break.
The Hotel is on the Eastern end of the Promenade and has fabulous views, across Morecambe Bay, of The Lake District.
It is ideally situated for trips into Lancaster, Heysham, Carnforth and the Lake District and is just a few minutes walk from the shops and markets of Morecambe.
There is a small car park at the rear of the hotel but plenty of unrestricted parking on the Promenade just outside.
The buses stop right outside the front entrance and offer services to all major destinations.
We stayed in room 101 and were very satisfied with the layout, the decor and the facilities which included a decent sized flat-screen Tv, a large built-in wardrobe, and good quality complimentary tea/coffee.
Meals were of excellent quality and expertly served by our designated Waiter Leon.
Evening entertainment, supplied by a different artist each evening, was really enjoyable. The bar prices average and bar service excellent.
There was really nothing to moan or complain about and we'll be paying another visit to this great hotel very soon.

Room Tip: From what other guests have said. They are all good rooms.
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Davy1
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MatthewPeacock, General Manager at Bay Strathmore Hotel, responded to this review, March 29, 2014
Dear Davy1,

What an excellent review. Thank you very much for taking the time to write it.
I agree with you that we are in a prime location in Morecambe, we a situated perfectly for our guests to explore the area.

I will pass on your lovely comments to all the staff here at the Hotel and we all look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Kind Regards

Gemma Allingham
Assistant Manager
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2014

just returned from a 5 day break with shearings,we booked late deal,and we were made very welcome by all the staff at the strathmore,we were on the rear of the hotel,but next time will book a room with a sea view,paid a very reasonable price for holiday,but the food was very good and hot which is very important,leon our waiter was such a nice ,comical man,he was so busy but made time for everyone,trish on reception and behind bar was lovely,our room was kept spotless,but we did not get too see who did that for us,the comedian dave davies was so funny,but also an excellent singer and playing insruments was another of his many talents,lager prices more than local pubs,but to be expected when staying in a hotel with entertainment,then the added bonus gala dinner on wednesdays and 4 free drinks of your ,bchoice that same day,go on book a break at the strathmore,also bus stop straight outside the hotel each way if you want to sight see,thanks to you all

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank seaside009
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MatthewPeacock, General Manager at Bay Strathmore Hotel, responded to this review, March 24, 2014
Dear Seaside009,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are always pleased to hear when a guest has enjoyed their stay.

I will inform all the staff of your kind comments.

I agree with you that our holidays are a good price for everything that is included and paying that little bit more for a sea view is well worth it. The views across the Bay to the Lake District are beautiful.

Once again, thank you for your review and we hope to welcome you back in the future.

Kind Regards

Gemma Allingham
Assistant Manager
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

we came under our own steam to the bay strathmore hotel the parking is plentyfull on the promanade outside the hotel the staff are all very friendly ,the waiting staff cannot do enough for you espially our waiter tomaz who seemed to go the extra mile to be helpfull,the food was good & plenty of choice ,entertainment was very good too ,lasty thank you to alan the coach driver on the excursions who's local knowelage is second to none

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank keith j
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MatthewPeacock, General Manager at Bay Strathmore Hotel, responded to this review, March 14, 2014
Dear Keith j,

It is always nice to hear when our guests have enjoyed their holiday. Thank you for your lovely comments and taking the time to write a review.
We hope to welcome you back in the future.

Kind Regards

Gemma Allingham
Assistant Manager
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Property: Bay Strathmore Hotel
Address: Marine Road East, Morecambe LA4 5AP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Morecambe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 11 Hotels in Morecambe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Strathmore Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Superbly located on the beautiful East Promenade of Morecambe, this hotel is in a great location overlooking the Bay and Lakeland Fells. The beautiful restaurant and cocktail bar is complemented by the stunning sea view across Morecambe Bay. The pleasant bar and lounges also have a great ambience in which to relax and enjoy the warm and friendly hospitality. The Strathmore benefits from a lift to all floors and there is plenty of parking available in the hotel car park which is located on the promenade. This hotel is close to many attractions and places of interest, but also offers the perfect base from which to explore the neighbouring Lake District and Lancaster. ... more   less 
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