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The Big Blue Hotel
Ranked #7 of 72 Hotels in Blackpool
Certificate of Excellence
Warwickshire
2 reviews
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“Fantastic service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

Westayed at the hotel to celebtrate our son's 7th Birthday. We have stayed here twice before. Staff wentt out of theiur wayto accommoidate us, making our sons buirthday really special. All the staff are friendly and always made time for you, despite being incredibly busy. The food is fantastic with a good menu to choose from. Service was a little slkow, but staff were incredibly busy and we were not in a rush so it didn't bother us. Rooms spacious, clean and contains everything you need for an enjoyable stay. We will continue to use this hotel and would like to say a massive thank you to all the staff as each one of them went out there way to make our son feel special on his birthday. Cannot praise enough.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

Decided to have May Day break away and via bookings.com found the big blue. £100 inc breakfast seemed fairly expensive for one night when they normally charge £70. However we were upgraded to a superior room which was excellent. Extremely large king size bed and everything you could want inc excellent bathroom with all the extras
Sadly one complaint, yes the hotel was full and we were told that breakfast could be busy but to have to wait to be seated for 20 mins was a surprise. Breakfast was good but if you were in a hurry then the commentary breakfast may have to be missed. The only negative

  • Stayed May 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Booked a suite with Pleasure Beach wristbands included and had a wonderful stay. Arrived around 12pm and was greeted by a very pleasant lady (assistant manager I think) who informed me that our suite was ready to check in. Checked in and given out bands for the Pleasure Beach. Great views of the Pleasure Beach. Huge bed which was very comfortable. Room service was good and fast. Loved the bathroom with separate toilet. Nice big bath and a good shower plus twin sinks! Defiantly will be back!

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

We visited again as had a good stay a few months ago and got same deal through Lastminute. Obviously the hotel and facilities bar etc were still the same and very nice but the room we were in was a bit smelly nothing so bad that we would have to move but was a bit off putting. The dvd wasn't working and the backs of the remotes had all be taken and batteries removed!!! while we did mention this to reception and they did offer to call up and resolve this we declined as it wasn't a major problem. We did enjoy breakfast full english and very friendly staff. Overall our room was clean and we would stay again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

Mid week break for partners birthday, first time we've stayed here and must say we'll never stay anywhere else again when visiting Blackpool. Lovely Double Deluxe bedroom, comfy bed, everything we could possibly need was in the room. Friendly staff, clean hotel all round. Breakfast is amazing! Such a variety to suit everybody and loads of it - well impressed.
Well done Big Blue staff, we'll be seeing you again sooner rather than later :)

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

Stayed at this hotel for a long weekend with friends and our 10 month old son. Hotel is lovely, clean and has friendly staff. It is very convienient for the pleasure beach and most of the attractions at Blackpool. The breakfast is buffet style with a wide choice and always hot. Will be staying here again next time we visit.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed recently in business for one night, the room was very nice the WiFi kept dropping out which isn't great when trying to work.

The restaurant experience is the best in Blackpool, the food is very well cooked, presented very well and the service is outstanding! I can't rate the restaurant high enough and the staff that work there need a good pat on the back for their efforts.

Good check in experience, good staff, polite, welcoming. Good location.

Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Additional Information about The Big Blue Hotel

Property: The Big Blue Hotel
Address: Ocean Boulevard | Pleasure Beach, Blackpool FY4 1ND, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Blackpool
#3 Business Hotel in Blackpool
#4 Romantic Hotel in Blackpool
#5 Family Hotel in Blackpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — The Big Blue Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 157
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Big Blue Hotel at Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, where chic, cutting-edge design blends seamlessly with an attention to detail and a level of service that is second to none. This modern, 4-star hotel is perfectly located for a luxury break, business trip or family holiday, with modern accommodation at affordable prices. All 157 bedrooms are designed with wonderful fabrics from Designers Guild and offer luxurious en-suite bedrooms with complimentary WiFi internet access, flat screen televisions with inbuilt freeview, iron/ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, heating control, electric shaver point, 24-hour room service, smoke alarms, duvets, power shower, key card access, an integrated air cooling system and DVD players that can also be used as a CD player. The Big Blue offers contemporary family accommodation right next to Pleasure Beach, Blackpool's biggest tourist attraction featuring the UK's only Nickelodeon Land - a new 6 acre area of Pleasure Beach loaded with 12 rides, a Nickelodeon shop, fun game stalls, a new restaurant and home to a whole host of famous Nickelodeon characters. The location is within easy reach of all of Blackpool's main attractions so families are guaranteed to get the most out of their trip. A range of hotel conference facilities are available making the Big Blue an ideal venue for Blackpool conferences and business meetings. The hotel also has complimentary WiFi internet access in all bedrooms, public areas and meeting rooms. Dining at the Big Blue hotel is an unforgettable experience whether it's a lazy cappuccino in the cafe bar or a delicious gourmet meal in Blues Bar and Brasserie. Children can create their own fresh pizzas while parents can choose from an extensive menu designed with a European feel using only fresh, local produce. Sink into a soft leather armchair and enjoy a long cool drink after a day on the rides or sip a Big Blue cocktail at the bar and just simply people watch. It's up to you. Stay over in a Deluxe Suite and enjoy pure luxury with fresh flowers, champagne on ice and chocolates in your room....just some of the special touches we offer (additional charges apply). ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Big Blue Blackpool
Big Blue Hotel Blackpool
Hotel Big Blue
Big Blackpool Blue Hotel

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