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“A holiday made perfect!!”
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The Cameo
Ranked #298 of 856 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
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“A holiday made perfect!!”
Reviewed 29 October 2011

My family and I visited Blackpool again for the half term break this year. As vegans I expected my normal experience of lots of fun but combined with not being able to get any decent food. This time though we stayed at the Cameo. Now the Cameo has everything you would want from a guesthouse. Its clean, tidy and the owners (janet and Phil) are friendly and approachable. The difference for me was how Janet and Phil went out of their way to provide good quality, healthy and tasty food for my children and me. Vegan cooked breakfasts and lovely home made vegan evening meals just transformed our holiday experience. Thank you so much and see you again next year when we'll be back for more of the same!!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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The_Cameo, Owner at The Cameo, responded to this review, 30 October 2011
Thank you for your kind words. We will look forward to seeing you next year.
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Purfleet, Essex
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

Had our bi-annual stay again at the end of September and, as usual, both Phil & Janet were their usual helpful friendly selves.
The standards of food & cleanlyness are still very high & im surprised it only gets 3 Stars, much nearer 5 stars than 3.
I couldn't recommend this establishment more highly. A MUST stay location for any couple or family.

Room Tip: All rooms are upto a very high standard
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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The_Cameo, Owner at The Cameo, responded to this review, 27 October 2011
Many thanks for your kind words. We will look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 October 2011

Stayed 5 nights, and haven't a bad word to say about the whole stay!

Breakfast was plentiful, with lots of options to cater to your own desires, an evening meal can also be had (which I was told by other residents were good as well). Both Janet, and Phil are very nice and friendly, and are more than helpful about trip advice, finding things out, or even just to make your stay the very best it can be.

My single room was large (4foot double bed!), modern, fresh, and well kept. Clean, comfortable, and well stocked, which is all you really want when you're away from home.

I can't really say anything more positive about The Cameo, except it's wholy recommended, from me, and from others here, as well as people who were staying at the same time as me.

It's not a promenade hotel/B&B but honestly, it's a very small loss if you were specifically wanting that. It's well placed for buses, especially Nat Express, taxis, the actual promenade is a very small walk away, and close to food and supermarkets. Ideal for everything!

Thanks for a great stay, and I'd like to come back sometime to repeat it!

Room Tip: Pick number two, cus that's where the cool people stay! (no view, but it's a decent bed and...
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled solo
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The_Cameo, Owner at The Cameo, responded to this review, 8 October 2011
Many thanks, Rebecca. Your very kind comments are much appreciated.
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 September 2011

This is a great B&B. The rooms are spotless and comfortable. Phil and Janet are friendly and helpful. Breakfast is great. I couldn't recommend it enough.

Room Tip: Front rooms are nice. Bay window, and it doesn't get noisy.
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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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Swansea
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Reviewed 13 September 2011

I have to agree with all comments on this webpage this B & B is a very very nice place to stay. The rooms are very clean and there is plenty of room to store your belongings and also quiet enough in the evening to sleep without being too far from the nearest bars. One of the reasons I chose this place was because of their no stag or hen party rules.

The owners are very friendly and gave us great advice about booking 24 hours in advance online to go the the pleasure beach and let us use their laptop and printer to get our voucher even when it took a while as the printer wouldn't work. The breakfast was very nice and they were very happy to provide you with exactly what you wanted,

The only very small cristism i would have it there is no parking facillities with the B & B which is common in Blackpool but this wasn't made clear on the website when we booked. We parked in the secure car park up the road as we stayed the weekend the lights were turned on the central car park was blocked off which is the one I beleive they normallly recommend to the guests. This cost a bit more but the hotel was such value for money it really didn't matter at all!!

Will definalty stay at this B&B again on next trip to Blackpool.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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The_Cameo, Owner at The Cameo, responded to this review, 15 September 2011
Thank you very much for your very positive review. Customer feedback is very inportant to us. We hope to see you again in the future
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Reviewed 5 September 2011

Couldn't have been better. Very friendly hosts. Made to feel like one of the family. Food was excellent with vegetarian option. Will definately stay here on my next visit to blackpool

  • Stayed August 2011
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

Situated perfect for the sea front and other facilities. Phil and Janet were great with recommendations of places to eat and go during the day. They were very helpful with regards my wifes dietary requirements too. Room very clean and comfortable.

  • Stayed August 2011
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Property: The Cameo
Address: 30 Hornby Road, Blackpool FY1 4QG, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #298 of 856 B&Bs / Inns in Blackpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cameo 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
3 Star Visit Britain guest accommodation. Good central location. Licensed. Fully renovated and modernised. Ten double glazed, en-suite guest rooms. Standard breakfast comprises fruit juice or grapefruit segments, choice of cereals, full English cooked breakfast, toast with preserves, tea and fresh coffee. Special diets, such as gluten free, vegetarian or vegan can be provided on request. Families, couples, singles, dancers, conference delegates and contractors welcome, but no stag or hen parties. ... more   less 
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