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Phildene
Ranked #106 of 859 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 October 2010

we booked through internet paid in full recieved e mail with confirmation and when we turned up on the day of our stay we were greeted by a very rude mannered man which didnt crack a smile or welcome us at all. we were then given a form to fill out with our ages on i wasnt aware of any age restrictions when booking then to be taken to the side by this sour faced man to be told we couldnt stay as we had a 4 year old and told us we had lost our money. we explained but he wasnt bothered and then had to go find another hotel and pay again.this man doesnt deserve any custom as his attitude stinks and wouldnt refund us anything back

Stayed: October 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 October 2010

Great location and lovely people. Food was amazing.. if we had stayed much longer we would have had to join weight watchers! John and Lorna couldn't do enough for everyone. Full of local knowledge.. only downside would be the shortage of parking spaces but they were very helpful to find one. Would definately go back....

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 September 2010

We looked at all the reviews for this hotel on tripadvisor and were a bit worried about the stay. But when we got their the women owner (Lorna) was very nice and friendly she showed us round the hotel which was nice and very clean. The hotel was in a good place as it was between the tower and the pleasure beach/ waterpark. So that was handy. The bedroom was a bit small but really clean and the bed was comfy although i think the tv may need updating as it was old and small. The breakfast in the morning was good, their was plenty to choose from. Would deffinetly come here again. :)

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sadie34
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Reviewed 31 July 2010

My girlfriend and myself (both 20) stayed for 2 nights. The owners were very friendly and the hotel rooms were nice and clean, with an en-suite bathroom. The breakfast in the morning was also nice and the staff provided great service. The location of the hotel was ideal since we wanted to visit the Pleasure Beach and the Blackpool Tower and the hotel is right in the middle of the two. The only small downside was the car parking - there were few spaces out front which were already taken, so we had to pay £15 to park in a secure car park 2 minutes walk around the corner. The whole stay overall however was fantastic and we would definately stay here again the next tine we visit Blackpool.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 July 2010

The hotel was of a very high standard in every way,spotlessly clean and well appointed. There home/hotel is a credit to Lorna and John,they made our weekend most enjoyable and would recommend it to anyone.There local knowledge is vast on things to see and do including the nightlife,considering that they have only been in Lancashire six years they must have done there homework.The breakfast is better than some 5 star hotels that my wife and I have stayed at home or abroard,nothing too much trouble.Hope to see you both again,Geoff and Julie Cannock,Staffs.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 July 2010

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 November 2009

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled with friends
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Thank Bram23
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Address: 5-7 St. Chads Road, Blackpool FY1 6BP, England (Formerly New Phildene Hotel)
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #106 of 859 B&Bs / Inns in Blackpool
Price Range: £57 - £104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Phildene 4*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 4 Star Phildene Blackpool is graded by visit Britain as 4 Star Silver Award (Guest Accommodation) with a visit Britain breakfast award, We are Ideally located 25 metres from Blackpool seafront, opposite St Chad's Headland. Just a short walk from the centre of Blackpool and all major attractions. Perfectly suited for both business and leisure guests as we do not accept children (Child Free Property), or Stag/Hen Parties. You will find more than just a warm and friendly welcome. We pride ourselves on accommodating our guests every need. We are sure to provide you with everything you might need. We feature a Wine & Coffee Bar, a pool table, a wide selection of breakfast foods (including full English, vegetarian, Gluten Free, continental and a selection of cereals). We also offer high-quality pub-grub, We are a Smoke Free Property Including electronic and vaping. Our rooms are comfortably furnished, classically decorated and serviced daily. all are en-suite with hospitality trays and complimentary toiletries. Our values are quality, service, comfort and value. We cater for singles And couples only. Limited public parking is available on street (Not Guaranteed). Open to non-residents and a member of the tourist board. For the comfort and convenience of the majority of our guests this hotel is a child free zone, (Age 18 + Only) Accordingly we reserve the right to decline entry to persons below the age of 18. ... more   less 
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