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Lawrence House Hotel
Ranked #26 of 860 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Spent a recent working/holiday in Blackpool and stayed at this fabulous guest house. Run by the wonderful Peter and Wayne who couldn't do enough for you, it was home from home. They keep a spotless house and the breakfast is the best in Blackpool. It's also tucked away in exactly the right part of the town centre - close to everything, especially the sea front - but not in the thick of things. Can't recommend it highly enough.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

We returned once again from last year this times we brought our sister and hubby they really enjoyed it as did we every where was so clean rooms were. Decorated to a high standard also they have added a roof terrace which looked pretty spectactular once again Peter and Wayne couldn't do enough for us nothing was too much trouble the food was excellent especially the yummy breakfast can't wait to return next year.

Room Tip: A really lovely place to stay
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

This was our first stay here but will not be our last. The hotel was spotless throughout. We had a lovely room nicely decorated and bright. The breakfasts were very good and the evening meals reasonably priced and the home cooking appreciated. Nothing was too much trouble. Peter and Wayne were very welcoming and friendly. The hotel was easy to find and only a short walk from the train station and the prom. Thank you for making our stay so memorable. Andrea and Carol

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

if anyone is looking to stay in Blackpool dont look no where else because we have stayed in the rest but now found the best,its run by two great guys peter n wayne,hotel is spotless ,food very good too hugs too you both you made our stay so good keith/stuart

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank iamfree
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is my second visit here. I can honestly say standards are as good as last time.

Welcoming hosts, clean rooms, fantastic breakfast and a well stocked bar from alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, teas and coffees.

Although I have not had dinner there they do provide a varied menu at reasonable prices.

I will be going again.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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Thank dragondale
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Lawrence House Hotel

I’m not really sure what to say about the Lawrence House Hotel that hasn’t already been said by other travellers, however I will have a go. We stayed from Good Friday to Easter Monday (3 nights) April 2014.

We found the Hotel easily; it is so close to the sea front that it is impossible to get lost. It is also just a few moments away from the Bars and Clubs. Very close by is the Train Station and the main Town shopping area. That said, it is in a very quiet street and we were not disturbed at all.

On arrival we were greeted by Wayne and Peter who made us feel very welcome. The room (Twin) was excellent. Everything in the room (and throughout the Hotel) was decorated and maintained to an impeccable standard. The en-suite in our room gleamed, it was that clean. We had a double bed and a single bed which suited us perfectly. TV, beverage making facilities were available and as it was Easter there was one white and one dark chocolate Bunny placed on the beds. That was a great touch and was much appreciated (we got them home and kept them for a couple of days before we had to eat them!).

Breakfast was perfect. Choices of cereals, juices and fruit were available, along with copious amounts of filter coffee and or tea which were freshly made and brought to the table. There was a choice of cooked breakfasts, all of which when served, were perfectly cooked and piping hot. The quality of the items was excellent. The toast was fresh and again in plentiful supply.

Peter and Wayne took timeout to speak to us and the other guests. I heard one guest ask about local buses and was very quickly given the information about departure point’s etc. That was very impressive service. I must add that the Breakfast room is a wonderful place to sit in as it allows you to admire the collection of memorabilia Peter and Wayne have amassed, a Bakelite telephone, a Penny Arcade machine, One Armed Bandit, to name a few, the list goes on.

We didn’t sample the evening meals, or use the bar during our stay, however, we did notice that there were plenty of the other guests doing so, which indicated to us that what was going on was indeed good. On reflection, we do wish that we had taken the opportunity to eat in.

On leaving, we were offered the choice of leaving our bags as our transport was not till mid afternoon. That again was a great touch as it isn’t always possible to do that.

Peter and Wayne have been given several awards and they most certainly deserve these. I can and would recommend the Lawrence House to anybody looking for quality accommodation that is more than reasonably priced, in a great location. You won’t find better!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Wesleyb8
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

This was my 2nd stay at Lawrence House & Wayne & Peter were as welcoming as ever. Nothing is too much for them & they're very knowledgable about what's on & what to do in Blackpool. My room was spotless & the breakfast was very tasty & timed just right. I know i'll definitely return next time i'm up there. Thank you for making my stay so lovely & relaxed

  • Stayed: June 2014
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Thank Joe-Goes-123
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Additional Information about Lawrence House Hotel

Address: 33 General Street, Blackpool FY1 1SG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 860 B&Bs / Inns in Blackpool
Price Range: £30 - £75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lawrence House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a gay run hotel for gay people and their friends, (that includes nice straight people!) conveniently situated on the North Shore close to the Promenade and moments from Blackpool’s vibrant gay scene and town centre. A warm friendly atmosphere awaits you throughout the year. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and attention to detail, and go just that little bit further to make your stay here in Blackpool a relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable experience. ... more   less 

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