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215-217 Promenade, Blackpool FY1 5DL England
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#51 of 82 hotels in Blackpool
The Balmoral Hotel is a friendly hotel with a unique smoked glass fronted exterior. Built at the turn of the century this fine hotel is ideally situated on the sea front between Blackpool Tower and the Pleasure Beach with the Central Pier just yards away. The hotel offers accommodation for couples, families, singles and small groups but strictly no Stags or Hens. There is a well-established evening restaurant attached to the hotel which includes an a la carte menu and is open to the public.We provide free entertainment, bingo and quiz with a free finger buffet 6 nights per week, subject to numbers, in our cabaret bar and lounge. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.On warm sunny days you can relax in the forecourt café/restaurant area enjoying a long cool drink and watch the world pass by. If you prefer to relax indoors our lounge offers elevated and panoramic views of the Irish Sea. During the world famous illuminations you can watch the special illuminated trams as they pass by the hotel without having to leave the comfort of your armchair.The location of the Balmoral is such that you are only a few minutes away from all the fun filled areas, the town centre for shopping, the tower headland with its comedy carpet and new wedding chapel, the tower with its new dungeon and walk of faith, Sea World and the world famous Madame Tussauds and of course the Pleasure Beach. Transport links are good with the Tram stops directly opposite us and bus stops are a few yards away enabling you to travel further afield at ease. We offer competitively priced packages for 3 day weekends, 4 day mid weeks and 7 day packages on either a BB or HB basis. We are booking Christmas, 4 days 24-28 Dec, and New Year, 3 days 30 Dec to 2 Jan at competitive prices. We also offer Christmas Shopping break weekends, 2 nights throughout November and December.
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215-217 Promenade, Blackpool FY1 5DL England
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mtsacks wrote a review 9 Sep
Coventry, United Kingdom40 contributions40 helpful votes
We booked 2 seperate family rooms 1 was quite nice 1 opposite very small bathroom both same price...wife said after we left she booked seaview but we didnt get them ..owner said when booking in prices had doubled our rooms were cheap maybe saved better ones for higher payers although ours @£90pn wasnt cheap...great location but go early like me you may get street parking round back...breakfast was nice enough...late bar but card payment only..i did hear owner shouting rudely at a customer who asked politely if he could pay card or via transfer as had no cash...i put it down to long hours owners working as he came across very rude shouting extremely loud not called for...we enjoyed our stay tho all in all its average hotel for average money in great place
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Parking in street round back arrive early
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Migi wrote a review Aug 2021
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Hotel and room a bit dated but spotlessly clean,great view of the prom and the Irish Sea. Breakfast was lovely and very professionally served. Hotel bar a bit pricey but I guess they’re trying to recover from the pandemic. Would definitely stay here again
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Livvy wrote a review Aug 2021
St. Albans, United Kingdom15 contributions5 helpful votes
The cooked breakfast ( full English - 1 sausage, 1 bacon , 1 hash brown , 1 cooked tomato and looks like a scoop of beans and some toast - cold and burnt ) was ok. Offered tea or coffee quickly once at table and buffet was small only had some fruit and some small boxes of cereal Staff was friendly very attentive at breakfast. Room was small and hot at times bed was very small for 2 adults ( one is 6ft 1inches) bathroom was small as well shower was ok only had small soap no towel rail , no shampoo or conditioner. Unsure if water from tap was drinkable so bought 2 large bottles of water. Boyfriend drunk half a cup of water from tap which could have cause him to have a really bad a stomach ache and we didn’t sleep well on the bed as it felt like I was sleeping on a block of concrete. Tv was small , no plugs by the bed and wanted to jump onto the WiFi but definitely not free as have to put in a password to connect to it which I wasn’t aware that I need it. Staff who is on reception should have asked if we need the WiFi or told us that there is a password to use the WiFi. Short time to get breakfast. We had the same table every morning but got told sometimes people table could change
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: No parking , breakfast only an hour long
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Response from b Mistry, General Manager at Balmoral Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear livvyb2020, Thank you this review. Sorry the breakfast was not to your standard but we feel we provide more then most hotels and to a very high standard. Small boxes of cereal are standard in most hotel but your were then more welcome to have more as with all items of fresh fruits, juices and yogurts. Full english is served to you which is more then ample along with fresh toast. if your toast was not to your satisfaction, you were welcome to ask for replacement. Regards, the tap water-all hotels provide main water for drinking as we do, so its more then likely you partners tummy troubles were likely to be from consuming street food rather then our water which all guest and ourselves use daily. Regards beds comfort, its different for all guests, the larger stature guests may feel discomfort but this is out of our control as we provide bed for the average size person. Larger people may find our beds and bedroom rooms small and unsuitable. Please check rooms sizes are suitable before you book our hotel. See our web site. The wifi is FREE for all our guests after checking in. The code is available from reception FREE OF CHARGE. The wifi is for residing guests only. We would have been more than happy to help had you enquired. Kind regards Martin
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Camper488340 wrote a review Aug 2021
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Please don’t book this hotel as rooms not clean on arrival far too expensive for what you get , never even gave us fresh towels, beds were horrible , worst two nights of my life, hotel needs a serious update wallpaper falling off walls cold breakfast room so not enjoyable eating, took ages to get hot water and shower room was tiny couldn’t even turn round in it
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Room Tip: Standard double only fit for one person
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Response from b Mistry, General Manager at Balmoral Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Camper488340, We are unable to Place as a guest here at this Hotel. Please kindly verify direct with the hotel. Please note any issues you have raised should have been raised with hotel manager as you first port of call to resolve. We await you contacting us. Kind regards Martin
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Shylilly wrote a review Jul 2021
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On arrival quickly checked in by a very efficient reception and soon settled into my room. The hotel is so close to all the Blackpool amenities that I was soon out and about. The tram stop is over the road and that makes it perfect for travelling. The evening was good relaxing in the hotel sun lounge and bar, the prices were reasonable and the lager tasted fantastic. Bar closed at 11pm which was not a problem as you could purchase drink and sit quietly watching people go by in the sun lounge as long as you wanted to. The breakfast was such good value. Started with cereal and fruit, yoghurt and muffins. This was re-inforced with a full English or any variation you wanted. I was so full after my breakfast that a small snack sufficed until evening meal. The hotel was very clean and comfortable and the staff could not do enough to help and they were a fountain of knowledge as to how to get the best out of Blackpool. It was also reassuring that the hotel has 24 hour security on duty. This hotel is family owned and it shows because they go the extra mile for guests to enjoy staying with them. The Balmoral Hotel was a refreshing experience after visiting other hotels who are so commercialised that you become a number in a book. Well done to all the staff.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from b Mistry, General Manager at Balmoral Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Shylilly , Thank you so much for review. Kind regards Martin
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Frequently Asked Questions about Balmoral Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Balmoral Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Bridge (0.3 miles), Central Pier Showbar (0.2 miles), and Madame Tussauds Blackpool (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Balmoral Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free internet access.
What food & drink options are available at Balmoral Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Balmoral Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Balmoral Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lily's, C Fresh Fish and Chips, and Lindale Cafe.
Is Balmoral Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the centre of Blackpool.
Are there any historical sites close to Balmoral Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Blackpool War Memorial (3.3 miles).
Does Balmoral Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.