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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here as a last minute thing, as our hotel cancelled our booking, we got a little room on the top floor, perfect for what it was needed for, wasn't expecting too much at £20 pp. party in the bar till late on, perfect for people on a weekend on the drink and only needed for a place to sleep

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We turned up in Blackpool only to find our booking at the Claire Michelle hotel had been cancelled due to them shutting down without telling anyone 3 weeks ago. We were able to check into Gr8 Hotel a few doors down which, so we thought at the time, was an absolute God send for 8 stranded girls who have travelled... More 

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tracymC6798ZW, Manager at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you Rosie for taking time to review the hotel. I am so sorry about your awful stay. The hotel is now under new management and the issues you and others have raised are been sorted. All bedding has been replaced , clean laundered towels etc in every room, toilet rolls and soap. Curtains and nets will be up... More 

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Standish
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

This hotel was horrible it was nothing but trouble! The rooms was minging had no curtains and the windows didn't close properly and it was freezing! It was discusting!!!! There was people kicking off, people walking into everyone's rooms loud music on till all hours!! I had to leave the hotel after being in there an hour and paid 60... More 

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tracymC6798ZW, Manager at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi The hotel is now under new management and the issues you and others have raised are been sorted. All bedding has been replaced , clean laundered towels etc in every room, toilet rolls and soap. Rooms have been cleaned and Curtains and nets will be up by the end of December. Tv's will be in all rooms along with... More 

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed at the Gr8 hotel for a 40th birthday celebration with 10 friends (lads) All we needed was somewhere cheap and cheerful (and central) to put our heads down for a few hours in between our plans. This place was perfect for that. For £30 a night pp including breakfast we weren't expecting the Ritz! Amber and Chris looked... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I stay at this hotel and it was an absolute disgrace it was manky dirty the worst hotel iv ever stayed at I GI Blackpool every week end with my partner and that us the worst it needs knocking down we was put in a tiny room with 2 old single beds with dirty bedding the pillow had no cases... More 

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tracymC6798ZW, Manager at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi The hotel is now under new management and the issues you and others have raised are been sorted. We are hoping to move the toilet mentioned to a better position within the ensuite to enable more comfortable use, we have a large list of repairs that need doing and are gradually working our way through them. We have replaced... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Absolute disgrace of a hotel and service! Was due to stay here with my two young children however after seeing my room they expected us to stay in, had no option but to go elsewhere and was then refused a refund. We were expected to stay in a room which had peeling paint and clear signs of damp coming through... More 

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tracymC6798ZW, Manager at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi I am sorry that you and your children had a bad experience. The hotel is now under new management and the issues you and others have raised are been sorted. All bathrooms have been cleaned and toilet blocks added to the cisterns. The paint peeling is been sorted and the damp is been addresses to ensure the rooms are... More 

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

I'm not one to write reviews but thought that it was appropriate to warn others about this place to avoid having to go through what i went through and ruining your holiday. Stayed here with my friends and disgusted is not even the word that describes this place. The room was filthy. The bedding was musty and the curtains were... More 

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Thank Tina M
tracymC6798ZW, Manager at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking time to review the Hotel The hotel is now under new management and the issues you and others have raised are been sorted. All bedding has been replaced , clean laundered towels etc in every room, toilet rolls and soap. Curtains and nets will be up by the end of December. We are aware of... More 

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a hen do and wasn't very impressed. The room was small and had peeling wallpaper where damp was coming through. We didn't have a shower and there was no hot water in the communal shower we were given to use. No lager on tap had to drink cans. Was very disappointed and would not return.

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1 Thank Katey K
tracymC6798ZW, Manager at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking time to review the hotel The hotel is now under new management(1/11/2016) and the issues you and others have raised are been sorted. Best wishes Tracy More 

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I can only agree with the other reviews, this hotel is not so great. As advertised, I expected a full English breakfast. However, I was served nothing and was expected to pay money in a local cafe for my breakfast, I believe this is unacceptable as I paid for what I was advertised. My room was another matter, Their was... More 

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Thank Rebecca G
tracymC6798ZW, Manager at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking time to review the hotel The hotel is now under new management(1/11/2016) and the issues you and others have raised are been sorted. Best wishes Tracy More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Reading the recent reviews from last year, it looks as if this Party Hotel was good value if you were on a budget. Stayed three nights recently with no hot water for two of them, a toilet that didn't flush, a filthy Kettle in the room with no Cups or Tea or Coffee ??? non existent morning breakfast and the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new management & currently been refurbished Nov 2016. A cheap and cheerful hotel situated in the heart of Blackpool's town centre. With only a few minutes walk to Blackpool's well known nightlife, Blackpool Tower, Promenade, Sea life Centre and much more, it makes this hotel a wonderful base for your holiday fun. Midweek we cater for families offering fantastic rates for Bed and Breakfast. Games are provided for children such as - Wii, TV (music channels, etc), Colouring books + Crayons and much more. There is a mini disco on each evening for the children and adults to have a fun night dancing away. Please note Friday and Saturday is over 18's only. On Friday and Saturday we cater for over 18's only making this the ideal party spot for Stag and Hen parties, birthdays or a fun weekend away. We have a late bar every weekend and will also cater for private functions/buffets etc on request. There is a secure pay and display car park directly opposite the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about GR8 Hotel

Address: 56-58 Central Drive, Blackpool FY1 5QB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: £27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — GR8 Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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