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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We stayed 2 nights, room was lovely really clean and decorated nicely. On suite in room but Colin does tell you that shower is not a power shower but us is adequate for a shower. Very close to the centre max of 5 min walk to tower. Breakfast is good choice of cereals and then a cooked breakfast. As for...

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

Our apologies for the belated response and oversight on our part. We were more than happy that your stay was enjoyable and very pleased with your comments regarding the overall appearance of the rooms and your breakfast experience This is very reassuring to us and would love to see you both return in the not too distant future. Best wishes,...

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We had a 2 night stay at the Laurels to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we were very impressed. Colin and Sue the owners are very friendly and helpful but not overwhelming - leaving you in peace if thats what you like. They did everything they possibly could to find me a parking space close by for which we are...

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

Please accept our sincere apologies for not responding until now to your exceptional and glowing review. We were happy to assist with car parking and glad that you had a good couple of days on the occasion of your anniversary. You have pleased us very much that you thought our accommodation was clean and welcoming and that your stay was...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Just back from a weekend at the laurels . Colin and sue are great hosts make you feel welcome . They are warm and friendly and nothing is too much trouble . We got upgraded to a room that had views of the tower and had its own sitting room . It was excellent . Very clean and comfy great...

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

Our thanks to you both for taking the time to write a much appreciated review. Due to a clerical error on our part it found you in our Premier Suite which by all accounts you enjoyed. Attention to detail is an important element in providing an all round good experience and to say, thank you again for your recommendation to...

Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My husband and I just got back from a lovely visit to The Laurels. Colin & Sue are the perfect,warm,friendly hosts. Can't fault anything - room was clean and bright and breakfast was great. The location is ideal too as its right in the centre of things.This is the first time I've written a review for a hotel which shows...

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

We are honoured that your enjoyment here prompted you to write a review for the first time ever and to say,thank you both very much. Our guests are of great importance to us and will always try our best to make your stay as cordial as possible. We hope to see you both again in the not too distant future....

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I stayed here with my boyfriend for a couple of nights at the beginning of October for our anniversary and we absolutely loved it. It's hard to find a decent place to stay in Blackpool but we would definitely stay here again as Sue and Colin made us feel so welcome. Nothing is too much trouble for them they were...

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

You stayed with us on your 1st anniversary of being together, congratulations both. A delightful couple who booked our Premier Suite which on this occasion was the right choice. Our thanks go out to you both for the warm comments and hope to see you in the future. Warm regards, Colin and Sue.

Paignton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We spent three nights here recently and were very pleased with location,(close to central pier and shopping and within easy reach of the tower and theatres) our room which was nicely decorated with a lovely comfortable bed. Piping hot water in the shower too. All was spotlessly clean as was the rest of the house. Everything was replenished and refreshed...

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

We were both honoured and pleased when you told us that it was a very special occasion ( your 40th Wedding Anniversary ) and that your prior visit to Blackpool was in fact 40 years ago. It was interesting to hear your comparisons of the illuminations of today, and that you preferred the lights way back then as they had...

Reviewed 12 October 2015

Had a fabulous stay over for the weekend. From the moment of booking to the arrival and stay right through to leaving both Sue and Colin the hosts where most welcoming friendly and polite never too much trouble. Very clean, comfy beds, good showers and massive towels, the breakfast was good and a great cup of tea. Thanks for another...

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

You will always be made welcome here, and take great delight in looking after you all (The inseparable Trio ) You had some very interesting tales to tell and we were all ears as you revealed major changes and new challenges. Glad you liked our massive towels and comfy beds, we always aim to please ! Thank you once again...

Thornaby on Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Sue and col brilliant as ever made us very welcome this is the fifth time we have stayed here. Room was spotlessly clean and serviced every day. Sue and col strive to ensure everyone s stay is enjoyable. Once again may we say a big big thank you and looking forward to next year. Julie and Paul teesside.

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

A big "HELLO" to you both. Thank you for the review which we were really pleased with and to let you know that we are looking forward to when we see again next year, (room has been reserved for VIP'S) The good weather, blessed with warm sunshine and nil wind meant you were able to get out and about to...

Reviewed 7 October 2015

My sister and myself have stayed in numerous hotels in Blackpool over the years, and can honestly say that this is the cleanest we have ever stayed in. The room was serviced daily with clean towels and tea, coffee, and biscuits also topped up. Bed linen was spotlessly clean, and even changed once during our stay! The hosts, Sue, and...

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colin m, Owner at The Laurels Guest House, responded to this review

This is yet another opportunity to speak to you both again and to thank for the generous comments and appraisal of your stay at The Laurels. We really enjoyed your company and hope that we will see you again. Warm regards, Colin and Sue.

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Room lovely and really clean and beautifully presented. Good sized double with good cotton bedding. The guest house has everything you need and is only a couple of minutes walk from the front. Although the guest house is fantastic the best bit about The Laurels is the hosts, Sue and Colin are lovely and make you feel right at home!...

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We were very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and to top it all your recommendation. It was your friends birthday and the weather was good to you however, you did not manage the fancy dress up (as Pirates ) which didn't seem to spoil the party anyway, or the enjoyment. Thank you for your company...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located and within easy walking distance to town centre shopping, theatre and clubs, our small B&B offers a warm and friendly welcome. Catering for couples and solo travellers having en-suite single, twin and double rooms. We offer a daily service of your room to ensure that your stay with us is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We make every effort in attaining to the highest levels of cleanliness at all times. We have a policy as a non-smoking hospitality provider. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Laurels Guest House

Address: 14 Reads Avenue, Blackpool FY1 4BP, England (Formerly The Willswood)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: RM340 - RM412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Laurels Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We stayed in room nine which you could see the tower.”
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“We stayed in room 1, although a bit small, had an en suite and the bed was very comfortable”
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