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Premier Inn Blackburn South (M65, J4) Hotel
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Darwen
Certificate of Excellence
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
37 hotel reviews
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“Convenient location”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

I've stayed in this hotel a number of times and it's very conveniently located just off the M65.
The hotel had an extension built a few years ago and those rooms are up to the current Premier Inn standard whereas the older rooms, while still good, look a little tired by comparison in the bathrooms and main room lighting. That said, the hotel reception staff are very friendly and everything runs to the typical Premier Inn high standards. There is plenty of parking close to the hotel too.
There is a Brewers Fayre adjacent to the hotel which you can access from the first floor which is handy if it's raining. There is a children's play area and a variety of themed meal nights, Indian / Chinese etc. It can get quite busy with local families who have children but if you can wait until around 7:30 / 8:00 p.m. it does quieten down. There's free wifi in the bar too.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Friendly welcome. Comfortable and clean room. Quiet environment despite the hotel being busy. Breakfast on 2 of the 3 mornings was a disappointment however - had a long wait for cooked breakfast and when it did arrive the food was overcooked. That said - it was an enjoyable break and we'd stay there again.


  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Glasgow
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Great location for Ewood Park. Rooms immaculate and very modern. Heating instructions could be more visible.
Brewers Fayre pub onsite. Great food and drink deals. Very busy and food service bit slow though. Would recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Kent
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

The Staff are very helpful, friendly and caring. The Room was clean, comfortable and had everything you need. The bathroom was very clean with soap provided. This hotel was perfect for our requirements on this occasion.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

Blackburn Premier Inn, I have always had good service, plus the rooms are always clean and fresh, plus the courtesy of the Staff are always Welcoming, i have stayed here for at least 10 years when i am on Business and would well recommend the stay.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

Fantastic friendly service, fantastic breakfast and free for under 16, staff willing to go the extra mile. We really enjoyed our stay here after a long drive were greeted by friendly staff and a comfortable, warm room. Shower was amazing! Definately reccomend.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Clean and comfortable room with plenty of tea and coffee..
Very friendly and helpful staff throughout.
Excellent quality and varied choice of breakfast foods.
Absolutely no complaints at all. Very happy

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Premier Inn Blackburn South (M65, J4) Hotel

Property: Premier Inn Blackburn South (M65, J4) Hotel
Address: Riversway Drive | Eccles Hall Road, Darwen BB3 0SN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Darwen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Darwen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Blackburn South (M65, J4) Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A handy hub for all your travels in Lancashire, the Premier Inn Hotel Blackburn Central puts you in a cracking spot for Blackburn, Preston, Blackpool and everything in between. You'll be perfectly placed for all the sights of the cities - including the big events at Ewood Park and the Ice Arena. Plus you'll have easy access to the key edge-of-town business locations - including Vital Energy, Crown Paints and the Royal Blackburn Hospital. And whenever you're ready, we'll be waiting with a warm welcome, a hearty meal and extra comfy rooms. Directions: Situated directly off M65(J4). Take the 1st exit down Eccleshill Road, the hotel is on the left. Next to the Oakenhurst Farm Brewers Fayre. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Premier Inn Blackburn South Hotel Darwen
Premier Inn Darwen
Premier Inn Blackburn South (M65, J4) Hotel Darwen, Lancashire

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