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“Warm and Welcoming”
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Waves Hotel
Ranked #26 of 858 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Warm and Welcoming”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I have just returned from my first time staying at the Waves Hotel. The reception that I received from John on arrival was, as the heading implies, warm and welcoming. The hotel was very good value for money and the room was very clean and comfortable. Dean's breakfasts were excellent and they even kindly agreed to provide me with an earlier breakfast than normal on the day that I needed it. The location is excellent in the quieter North Shore area of Blackpool overlooking Gynn Square and has very easy access to the local transport with a Tram stop at the end of the road. I will certainly stay there again and would recommend this B&B to anyone.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

I strongly agree with the other reviewers. Just returned from our latest stay with John and Dean at WAVES. Been back a few times now and love it there. Comfortable beds, great food(thanks Dean!) and always a very, very warm welcome. Would not stay anywhere else in Blackpool!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

We have just returned from our second stay at the Waves Hotel, and as the title of this review states we are already planning a return visit. The hotel is fantastic value for money and on both occasions that we have stayed we have been impressed. The accommodation and its owners are welcoming and the facilities cater for our needs perfectly.

On our most recent trip we stayed in the family room, it is two rooms converted into one. It offers a double bed and a bunk bed which our children (2+7) were thrilled with! This room has a shower and fresh, soft, clean towels and bedding. Perfect after a long day checking out the local tourist attractions or a late night taking in the illuminations!

The room was extremely clean and comfortable, and the added extras that John and Dean have provided such as complimentary beverages, bottled water and a kettle as well as toiletries and bedside lamps really make a difference. There is also a card on the table in the room displaying breakfast times and prices for the trams and advice should require the use of the hotels Wi-Fi.

Breakfast is served from 8.30am-9.30am and there is plenty of choice, vegetarians are also catered for. The food is of an excellent standard and John and Dean are happy to tweak the menu to cater for fussy children and husbands alike! Eating breakfast was a pleasant experience, the dining room is pleasant and as well as a cooked breakfast there is cereal and juice readily available. Our two young children were made to feel comfortable with character placemats and John was kind enough to spend a few minutes running through the different options of placemat for our two year old son.

John and Dean provide a service that makes you feel welcome, instantly relaxed and wishing you did not have to leave. Their knowledge of Blackpool and the local attractions adds to the experience and we were most grateful for some money saving vouchers that John provided us with for the Sealife centre. They are more than happy to help make your visit enjoyable and the outcome is an outstanding, happy, comfortable hotel with lots to offer.

This is the best hotel we have stayed in at Blackpool and look forward to returning many times.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

Another great stay at waves. John and Dean where as welcoming as i remember, The room was clean and tidy, the breakfast was amazing, What more could you ask for? Thanks again for another great stay, Pete and family, Leeds.

Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

We had a beautiful weekend at waves john and dean made us feel at home they are so thoughtful and helpfull. We had the family room which was to rooms in one the daughter and her friend loved their own room the bedding and towels were spotless clean and smelled lovely its like from home to home the play station and tuck shop for the children is a fantastic idea. They run one of the best little
hotels we have stayed in quality and value for money and family friendly and the food was amazing thank you both for making our break special x

  • Stayed October 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

This is the second time we have stayed at Waves Hotel. John and Dean who run the hotel were as welcoming as ever to myself and my daughter! The breakfast is excellent and they went out of there way to cater for my picky 5 year old! The room was very clean and comfortable and we cant wait to go back!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

The staff were very friendly and helpful.
Great location and great value for money.
Very clean and fantastic sea view.
Room had plenty of space and had a tv & it's own bathroom.
Clean towels everyday which was great.
Breakfast was really good and other drinks and snacks available.
I would def stay there again and recommend it to anyone asking tor a place to stay in Blackpool.
Will b def returning in the next couple of months.
Scott

  • Stayed September 2013
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Additional Information about Waves Hotel

Property: Waves Hotel
Address: 12 Willshaw Road, Blackpool FY2 9SH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 858 B&Bs / Inns in Blackpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Waves Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Waves a friendly, clean, cosy guesthouse in Blackpool, the UK`s premier seaside resort. We offer you a home-from-home by the sea. From the moment you arrive you are assured a warm welcome, where you can enjoy your break in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We are located in a beautiful prime location overlooking Gynn Gardens, and just a few steps away from the Promenade and Sea. Yet the excitement and bustle of Blackpool is within easy reach, with tram and bus stops a few yards away. Also within easy reach are market towns such as Cleveleys and Fleetwood. There is free on street parking, alternatively there is a car park at the end of the street, where a fee is charged. We are open all year round including Christmas and New Year. ... more   less 
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