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“christmas stay” 2 of 5 bubbles
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Hilton Blackpool Hotel
Ranked #35 of 72 Hotels in Blackpool
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“christmas stay”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2012

The room we stayed on was on the 7th floor facing the sea. The freezing wind whistled loudly through the windows all night where the seals were inadequate. We found it difficult to sleep and were exausted by the end of our stay and both had got the 'flu. Some attempt had been previously made to seal up the gaps in the window with ugly black tape which obviously did not work. ( I have photos.)
I would not recommend a stay at that hotel. It was very disappointing.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Darwen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

My wife and I had a 1 night stay at the Hilton Blackpool and was not what we expected from Hilton brand . The 1st room we were allocated had a lovely view but a inter connecting door through to next door and you could hear everything not very good for a couple trying to relax . We went and complained at reception and they moved us to another room with a double bed and bunk beds , what do you have to do too just get a double room lol ..... The bathroom was a bit of a mess all mouldy round toilet flush handle and a mouldy ring round plug hole . Also a stain on the room carpet .
Couldnt believe also that you had to pay for parking after paying so much for a room .
Bar prices absolutley ridiculous went into blackpool instead to drink

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2011

my wife and I stayed at the Hilton in Blackpool. The rooms we small. Granted it was windy outside but on teh 5th floor we were surprised to have a gale under the bedroom door. A couple on the same floor complained that the wind came through the double glazed windows.

The breakfast was a disgrace, the cooked breakfast was cold under what seemed to be normal lights, rather than heat lamps.

I would not recomend this hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2011

Stayed here for 3 days between xams and new year.

Good points, usual Hilton clean, tidy good location, good size rooms. Breakfast good

Bad points (and there are a few at this one!). First - doint trust the Hilton booking system its costs are all over the place - was more expensive for 3 nuights than it was for one. Ended up only booking one through reservations then when at the hotel booked the other 2 at the cheap rate with no problem. Car park, why do i have to pay for a hotel car park?? only £3 per day but principle. WIFI £15 per day - come one live in the real world its free everywhere else.

The bar - service is ther pits! staff are hopeless and drinks are off the scale price wise - £7.70 for a glass of wine, £9.80 for a large bacardi and coke?? Too add insult the wine is naff and you could buy a bottle for under £4 in any supermarket. In a hotel of this caliber i also dont expect to come in and be greated by football on every TV in ther main bar

When will places like this learn, drop your prices and they will come!!!

In all a nice stay but leaving feeling ripped off totally, and would never recomend this hotel, and likelyhood would not return, which is a shame really

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank JULIAN M
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2011

Such a wonderful Christmas we had at Hilton Blackpool. We were there with a big group and we felt like at home with our families. Great hotel with an excellent location.Christmas lunch and breakfast each morning was exceptional.Had good choices for dinner. The service was great and all staff were very helpful. Even though it was very busy and hotel looked full but staff at the restaurant managed very well. There were a bit of waiting moments sometimes but have to understand that it was very crowded and sometimes some people could be too demanding....Must say that they made us feel very special with their welcoming attitude. The food was excellent,the atmosphere was warm and welcoming with smiling faces from all the staff at the restaurant.We will return again in the future and know that our experience will be as first class as it was upon our initial visit. Thank you Hilton Blackpool for making our Christmas experience a pleasant one. We recommend this hotel to anyone planning a trip to Blackpool or nearby areas.

Room Tip: Rooms need a good refurbishment. The one we stayed seemed a bit old. Think they need a good make ove...
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank old rockers E
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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2011

Despite the cold weather on a recent visit to Blackpool, the Hilton more than made up for it with a great room and some excellent food. Room was spacious, warm which was very welcome, and very well equipped. Staff throughout were friendly, helpful and pleasant to deal with. We decided not to use the main restaurant, but to have a bar snack, which as it turned out was a great choice. Slightly pricey was our first thought, not by London standards I'd have to say, and the quantity of food was only outdone by the quality - the best fish and chips we'd had in a very long time. Far too much but just too good to waste! As this was followed the next morning by the best buffet breakfast I've ever seen, just too many choices and not enough time was the only complaint we had. I can only hope to go back soon so I can have the opportunity to do it justice!

Room Tip: HIgher floors do tend to get the wind noise in really rough weather, especially if at the front of t...
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank AllrounderEngland
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2011

We stayed here for one Friday night when visiting Blackpool for football (We lost 1-0, don't ask!)
The hotel was busy but check-in was efficient. Although we had booked via a 'cut-rate' website we were given an upper floor room overlooking the beach front right at the 'prow' of the hotel. That meant it was an odd shape, but it was clean, well-appointed and had fantastic views. (The wind and rain really pile-in off the Irish Sea!)
The wifi worked OK. As stated, the hotel was pretty full, despite being a wet and windy Friday in December, with quite a few large (and slightly noisy) groups. (Why do people think it's OK to shout loudly at each other along the corridor at 1 am?)
We had to wait about 5 mins for a table, but breakfast was really good (and included in the room rate) with a massive choice of just about everything.
Check-out was quick and although I believe the hotel car-park was advertised as chargeable, we were given an exit ticket with no additional payment.
Note that if you park in the hotel car park, reception is on the level above the entrance so you may wish to consider leaving luggage in the car while you check-in then you can get the bags and go straight to the room in the lift from the car park level - just a thought.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Hilton Blackpool Hotel
Address: North Promenade Sea Front, Blackpool FY1 2JQ, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Blackpool
#5 Luxury Hotel in Blackpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Blackpool Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 274
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy all the fun of the seaside at the Hilton Blackpool hotel. Located on Blackpool’s famous Promenade, take in delightful sea views and enjoy easy access to many popular attractions. This central Blackpool hotel near Blackpool Tower offers excellent transport links and ample onsite parking for private cars. Choose from a range of spacious guest rooms, family rooms and suites at the Hilton Blackpool hotel. Surf the web with high-speed internet access, watch an on-demand movie on the LCD TV or simply relax. Upgrade to a suite for extra space and guaranteed sea views. With 11 flexible meeting rooms, business is easy at the Hilton Blackpool. Host an important meeting or lavish reception for up to 800 guests in this adaptable venue and stay in touch with wireless internet access, which is complimentary in all public areas.Enjoy complimentary access to the LivingWell Health Club during your stay at the Hilton Blackpool. Swim in the heated pool, work out in the 24-hour fitness center or de-stress in the relaxing sauna. The hotel’s beauty suite offers a range of luxurious treatments including facials and massages for a spot of pampering. Indulge in a delicious meal from the carvery in the Promenade Restaurant then enjoy evening entertainment most weekends and a relaxing drink in the Lounge Bar. ... more   less 
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