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Ocean Boulevard Pleasure Beach, Blackpool FY4 1ND England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
Updated 12/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 12/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#15 of 82 hotels in Blackpool
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Choose the Big Blue Hotel at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, 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 en-suite bedrooms with free WiFi, flat screen TVs with Freeview, iron/ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, heating control, 24-hour room service, smoke alarms, duvets, power shower, key card access, air cooling system and DVD players. The hotel offers contemporary accommodation right next to Pleasure Beach, Blackpool's biggest tourist attraction. Dining at the stylish Blues Bar & Brasserie is a fabulous and enjoyable experience. Whether it’s a piping hot cappuccino or a delicious meal, it offers a tasteful backdrop to relax and dine in comfort.
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Ocean Boulevard Pleasure Beach, Blackpool FY4 1ND England
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Hotelguru80 wrote a review 16 Sep
Bristol, United Kingdom6 contributions2 helpful votes
We haven’t stayed here for a couple of years due to covid, but as we didn’t want to go abroad until next year, we came back to Blackpool for a staycation. Some of the people that review on TA are disgusting, we all know about staff shortages in hospitality, we all know how busy they must be trying to give us a holiday after all these lock downs. Give them a break hey. The staff here are amazing and very good at what they do. They’re all well trained and want you to enjoy your holiday. That much is very clear. Rooms are clean, the communal areas are clean, if you ask for a service, they’ll go above and beyond to give it you. The food was up to its usual high standard and in the grand scheme of things, the management are doing a great job considering the challenges they’re up against. I’ll definitely be coming back here in the future, keep up the great work.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Mazy123 wrote a review 15 Sep
Warwickshire, England29 contributions53 helpful votes
We visited this hotel as we have stayed here many times. On this occasion the visit was beyond awful. Our visit was 4 days and just short of £550.00. We were told when we booked that parking had gone up from 5.00 to 8.00 per night and then got an email to day this was 15.00 per night. We did show the reception that we had an email stating this was 8.00 per night and she honoured this with an attitude. We then had the shock horror as we checked in the room om the saturday and by the monday our bins were over flowing and no toilet paper. We approached a cleaner to be told the rooms will not be cleaned as they are SHORT STAFFED. OMG what a joke is this all about. I would NEVER live at home with over flowing bins and no toilet tissue. I then asked at reception and a girl with a huge attitide said we dont clean rooms until you go due to covid. I said we are out of the room all day and can you not go in then. She said point blank NO. At this point i just wanted to go home but had paid so much to stay there and it was our wedding anniversary so did not want to cut my first break away in 3 years as we haf looked forward to it. We then seen a cleaner when we was going back to our room and she said hello and we got talking about the room. Hayley looked GOBSMACKED and called her superia and said they would clean my room. To which she said the reception are giving untrue information as it is not covid and the reason the rooms are not cleaned is tjat they have no staff. Hayley was amazing and couldnt do enough for us. She felt so embarrased. On chevk out the girl said was everything ok for you and we said no not really. We briefly explained and all she sais was. Oh no. Obviously the big blue managers do not care about their custom to ehich I find extremely sad. Just be mindful when booking this hotel that standards are not even 4 star. If you dont mind dirty over flowing bins and no fresh bedding and no toilet roll then this is the place for you. Mr mrs Andrews
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Kay Smith wrote a review 13 Sep
Sheffield, United Kingdom65 contributions8 helpful votes
Staff were friendly and helpful from the second we arrived; a lot of them remember you throughout your stay which is always nice. Ate in both the bar and restaurant and the food was excellent in both. Plenty of choice at breakfast and cooked options were frequently topped up and was piping hot. We had a theme park view and I enjoyed seeing the rollercoasters passing by. If you want to have your windows open and have children who go to sleep early, these rooms would not be ideal as the screaming from people on the rides is loud lol. The theme park rooms are also quite a walk from reception, so if you have trouble walking, please bear this in mind. The hotel has its own car park which is a good size. Hotel guests have direct access to the pleasure beach for the first 90 minutes of the park opening. I didn’t find the beds to be very comfortable and the pillows are very thin. That is my only negative. I will definitely stay again!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Chris C wrote a review 12 Sep
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Good location, reasonably priced and clean accommodation plus large car park, nice restaurant, bar, breakfast etc etc … But Walls are paper thin, could here people talking, snoring, kids screaming! Also kids running up and down the corridor until late too, obviously the parents don’t care that some people might actually be in bed, but hey hoo not the hotels fault. My biggest complaint? £30 to park your car … My advise? The Imperial Hotel is much quieter, not to many screaming kids and at only £9 to park to me much better value for money. Won’t return to the Big Blue we felt much more comfortable at the Imperial …
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Caitlin P wrote a review 12 Sep
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We stayed at the Big blue this weekend and it was one of the nicest hotels i’ve ever stayed in! The room was gorgeous and the staff very helpful. They literally thought of everything, from shower caps and bath salts to hot chocolate and short bread! We had a drink in the bar before we went out in the evening and it was reasonably priced and breakfast in the morning was lovely. Everywhere was clean and hygienic. We really did have a lovely stay. Would recommend to anyone and can’t wait to stay again! The only thing that was a bit annoying was you have to pay £15 a day to use the car park even if you’re a guest at the hotel.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Big Blue Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Big Blue Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Big One (0.1 km), The Crypt (0.3 km), and Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Big Blue Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Big Blue Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Big Blue Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Big Blue Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Big Blue Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Blues Bar & Brasserie, The Beachside Restaurant at the Boulevard Hotel, and Pizza Hut - Ocean Boulevard.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Big Blue Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Big Blue Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Big Blue Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Big Blue Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Blackpool War Memorial (6.9 km).
Does Big Blue Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the park view available here.