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The Avon Hotel
Ranked #359 of 859 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I came over to Blackpool to surprise my parents and booked to stay at Avon, I was a single traveller, upon arrival was greated by a lovely lady from the hotel, she was polite and friendly, told me about my room, the do' s and dont's without the attitude you get from some hotel owners, on my first morning breakfast was great by both the lady and gentleman of the hotel and I can not fault them for their excellent service I give this hotel 5*, well be staying here again when I visit Blackpool, many thanx Ali from Chesterfield.

  • Stayed: August 2012
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

Lovely hotel & lovely ppl they really do go above an beyond an made our stay the best in Blackpool ever, room has everything u need an very clean with modern decor. Can't comment on breakfast as we got up to late an missed out :( great location would definetly stay again :-)))) x

Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
2  Thank Amandjamie0161
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Reviewed 21 May 2012

I have just returned from my third visit to the Avon and I would like to say thanks to Chris and Jeanette, I first discovered the Avon with my husband when we came for a night last year and on leaving I was so impressed I booked for myself and three friens who like the odd girlie weekend, we then rebooked for our May outing. I can honestly say the Avon is great it is idealy located 5 mins from shops and probably the same to the front. we are not young clubbing types and prefer to visit the pubs before ending up in the infamous Ma Kellys to watch the entertainment ( ha ha) The Avon is about a 10 min walk so if sober enough at the end of the night its not too far or only about a fiver in a taxi The rooms are fantastic with plenty of room and I agree with one of the other reviews that the beds are soft and probably one of the best I have slept in in a B and B, one of my friends is proper fussy when it comes to breakfast so we love the idea of being able to pre-order and pick and mix the breakfast items, Chris and Jeanette are great they are always around if you need them, but not OTT in your face as you find in some places and are genuinely lovely hardworking people this B an B is a gem would reccomend it for couples and small groups and cant wait for our next weekend away which will defo find us staying at the Avon.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with friends
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3  Thank cfb345
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Reviewed 21 May 2012

perfect for the blackpool nightlife and attractions. Has parking which is a bonus and the staff were brilliant.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 April 2012

stayed here for 1 night on a girly weekend 31.3.12, service excellent breakfast fantastic, the bed was the best i have slept in ever in a bnb, would defo recommend and would love to come back next year, Only down side they was no bar but local shop next door was gd for booze.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank viv801
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

My husband stayed here for four nights for magic convention and it was an ideal location for the winter gardens. A lovely warm welcome and well appointed little hotel He was given a family room with one double ant two twin beds and there was no under occupancy supplement which is a nice welcome surprise in todays day and age. I joined him on the sunday evening for one night and that was no problem for the lovely owners.
A lovely selection at breakfast I had the full english and this was beautifully cooked to perfection. The only downside for us is the fact there was no car parking even though when we made the booking we were told there were spaces for a few cars but this is not the case bit we did park on Talbot Road multi storey for £12 for 96 hours which we thought was good value for money. The other problem they dont open the bar in the winter months and usually at conventions people like to gather in the evenings to discuss the events. On the whole good value for money and we would certainly consider staying there again

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

Stayed for one night in February when, I imagine, prices are generally lower that at peak periods. For the price we paid I was extremely impressed.

The Avon is a small hotel and the rooms aren't large. However, I wouldn't expect large and spacious rooms in what is effectively a guest house. The rooms are well equipped, however, and very clean and my room had a perfectly serviceable bathroom.

The breakfast, which we had to order the night before, was superb and made with good quality ingredients and served with a jovial smile by the proprieter Chris who made us feel welcome throughout our stay.

This is an ideal place to stay for a quick trip to Blackpool.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about The Avon Hotel

Address: 112 Albert Rd, Blackpool FY1 4PW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #359 of 859 B&Bs / Inns in Blackpool
Price Range: £39 - £85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Avon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Avon Hotel is Situated in the heart of Blackpool.A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at our family run hotel, which is ideally located just two or three minutes walk from the Winter Gardens, Tower, Promenade, the Beach and Central Pier.We provide late keys for those who wish to sample the vibrant nightlife.Many of our guests return to the hotel year after year.It is important to us that all our guests have a pleasant stay, with friendly personal service and attention to detail at all times.Whether visiting Blackpool on holiday or business, from the moment you arrive at The Avon. Our aim is to deliver a service to inspire you to return and a place that you will be confident to recommend to friends.The Avon offers free wireless Internet connection for guests wishing to use their laptop computers.At The Avon, we really have tried to think of everything to make your stay with us as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. We have even provided an iron and ironing board and whilst we know you’ll be only too happy to leave the household chores at home, it’s there if you need it! ... more   less 
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