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“Really good!! Helpful staff!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of By the Beach Hotel

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By the Beach Hotel
Ranked #68 of 72 Hotels in Blackpool
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Really good!! Helpful staff!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

After looking at the reviews we were hesitant before visiting this hotel, but it is a really good hotel in my opinion, you get what you pay for and everything you need, we are staying (writing this from the hotel room) in a family room (double bed and a single) , the staff were more than helpful towards us and was always there if we needed any help, the rooms were clean and for a short break is a good price, the only thing that was the bother that the double bed was very springy and an uncomfortable sleep.
Could rearrange the room better as they have got a lot of space to work with!
Overall a good stay, don't let other reviews put you off!
Also across from the tram stop which saves you a lot of money as trams are cheap and free parking at the hotel which is a bonus!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

small room size,asked for a room with a sea view 3 weeks prior to stay and was allocated a room with a lovely view of a brick wall outside the window,also room was in need of a good clean.Restaurant attached was dirty too.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights with my boyfriend for a cheap get away. First of all the hotels location is amazing especially if you dont want to drive. In regards to the hotel the room was everything you would need, clean bathroom, fresh bedding and tea and coffee making facilities. It was a small room but cosy and the sea view was amazing, perfect for watching the sun go down. The only bad point was the floor was covered in hair a hover before we arrived wouldnt of gone a miss. Cant really say we got the best welcome from the staff either. However as said before you get what you pay for and for us it was a place to lay our heads and I would return here again.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Stayed in a family room that you couldn't swing a cat in and was filthy. We were told on booking that there was a resturant on site, this was closed as it wasn't high season???
We couldn't relax as the hotel played very loud music that we could hear in our room from when we arrived at 2pm till late at night. The staff were rude and couldn't even be bothered to ask if we enjoyed our stay.The only plus side was the free parking!!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

We stayed for 3 nights, costing us around £75 (working out at about £25 per night). The room looked out on to the main street and sea and was nice enough. The bed runner, lampshade and feature cushions matched, which was a nice detail. It wasn't in walking distance to the city centre but close to the pleasure beach and places to eat. The staff were friendly, and although there was loud music playing in the reception for a couple of hours on our first evening, the rest of our stay was very quiet.
You don't book somewhere for that price and expect to have a four-post bed and free champers. We got what we paid for, which was a clean and warm room in a friendly and well-located hotel.
Simples :)

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

We booked and asked for a room big enough for 2 adults a child and a baby.
First room we were offered was tiny (wardrobe in front of radiator.??)
We got an upgrade that cost us an extra £10. Much better room than the previous but very basic.
Very old matress by the sleep we had. Dirty, chipped cups and rotten tea :(
No breakfast, and tbh didnt pay or expect alot but could have chosen better.
We did visit out of season so very quiet and great location but wont ve back.

Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

Stayed here for our anniversary on Saturday, room was great, very clean and tidy, bed was very comfy, shower room was clean and lovely hot water in the shower.friendly staff. Overall pleased with our stay. only thing i would say is i was looking forward to trying their restaurant but they said its only open in high season, so its a shame we didn't get to try that. floor in the bathroom needs attention slightly damaged and there was no chair in the room as stated, but other than that really nice stay.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: By the Beach Hotel
Address: 557-599 New South Promenade, Blackpool FY4 1NF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #68 of 72 Hotels in Blackpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — By the Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to By The Beach a friendly, clean, cosy brand new highly decorated Hotel 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. Our Hotel is perfectly located for a luxury break, business trip or family holiday, with modern accommodation at affordable prices.We are offering comfortable attractive accommodation in all our well appointed Single, double, twin and Family bed rooms. We are located in a beautiful prime location of Promenade overlooking Pleasure Beach,Sand castle and just a few steps away from the Sea. Yet the excitment and bustle of Blackpool is within easy reach, with tram and bus stops a few yards away. Rail station and Air port is near by. ... more   less 
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