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“Fab couple of nights!”
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Big Blue Hotel
Ranked #7 of 73 Hotels in Blackpool
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 June 2014

We've just returned from a lovely last minute couple of nights at the Big Blue Hotel and haven't a bad word to say. The room was lovely, the staff friendly and the hotel was more than spacious enough for me to wheel around in my wheelchair! So wheelchair users...i highly recommend! Breakfast was just the ticket. We decided to have dinner on the first night and it was so good we stayed in on the second night too! Thanks again, we'll be back :)

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Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

I came with my girlfriend to stay at the hotel in preparation for a day at the pleasure beach. The hotel staff were excellent, pleasant and courteous. The rooms were bigger than expected. One slight downside if any was that I felt the beds were a bit springy but apart from that it was a great place to stay. We are now considering booking again but this time we will bring my kids as well.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank Spartan1983
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

We were totally happy with our stay at the Big Blue Hotel. The hotel was clean and the staff were very helpful and friendly. Our room was a decent size and was very family friendly. Our two little ones loved their own private area and also enjoyed watching the roller coasters whizzing past the window. The breakfast was lovely and the location was perfect. We would definitely stay here again on our next visit to Blackpool.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Thank MindyWillis
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

We arrived Friday lunchtime and the suite we had booked for the weekend was already ready. we'd booked a bottle of fizz and this was waiting in the room. There was also a complimentary bottle of red wine. The Big Blue offers Family rooms, Deluxe and the Suites and the standard of the decor is exceptional. We liked the comtemporary feel of our rooms and the way the doible door windows looked into the Pleasure Beach which is right next door. The double glazing ensures you don't get bothered by the screams of those on the coasters, above and below, if you don't want it. Considering this hotel opened 2003 it still retains its 4 stars in my opinion. The staff are friendly, polite and very keen to help and assist if you need it. Answers are given with a smile - so rare in some places these days.
The restaurant provides a hearty breakfast (included) and a very respectable choice for dinner at reasonable prices together witha nice lounge area if you decide to have a drink and a natter. Two small niggles - the Wi Fi and the hard wired internet point were not working. We did report this but had vacated the hotel before anything was done. A safe in the room would be appreciated rather than having to use the front desk safe deposit.
Otherwise - an excellent place to lay your head in Blackpool and will be returning in approximately 12 months time.

Room Tip: From what we could gather all rooms face in towards the famous Pleasure Beach. The doublre glazing e...
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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank GeoffSalt
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

With not visiting Blackpool for thirteen years we did the review and choose the Big Blue hotel. All I can say is that I will be returning to Blackpool and without question returning the same hotel. The hotel has great breakfast & evening meals the rooms are very clean and tidy but the one thing that stood out was how friendly the staff are and very helpful. Blackpool has had a major transformation along the beach front that is second to none. Still a bit of work to be done but would recommend for a short break.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

just spent 2 nights we got there at about 1:30 on the 7/6/14 when looking at there email they sent the check in was at 3:00 the staff was very help an booked us is so there was no waiting to book in a was advised where we can eat there an when had trouble with there wifi for my i pad they got this working for me quick an the room was very clean an we asked for trivial cot this was in the room when we got to the room an i will be looking to book again

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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Thank daniel s
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

Wanting to shy away from the more run down B&B style accommodation, we opted for this hotel for a party of 5. Even though we were well before check in time, the staff were really friendly and sorted us out our Park passes. The hotel has an exclusive entrance in to the Pleasure Beach which is a real bonus. Brings you right in at the "Big One" end of the Park.

The rooms were great. Family room with the bunk beds and the twin TVs went down a treat with the kids. Double bed was a proper big one too which is always a bonus. In summary

Positives
Clean and family friendly hotel
Friendly and professional staff
Great Location
Family rooms are great for the kids
Exclusive entrance to the Park is a great idea.
Great Kids menu in the restaurant
On site car park
Park wrist bands and game "tokens" at hotel reception saves queuing in the Park itself.

Negatives
You can't leave the Park back to the hotel through the way you came in
Restaurant food for the adults was very expensive for what it was

All in all, if we were to head back to Blackpool again then this would be the place we would stay.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Chris S
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Additional Information about Big Blue Hotel

Address: Ocean Boulevard | Pleasure Beach, Blackpool FY4 1PL, 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: £73 - £142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 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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Big Blue Blackpool
Big Blue Hotel Blackpool
Hotel Big Blue
Big Blackpool Blue Hotel

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