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Big Blue Hotel
Ranked #7 of 73 Hotels in Blackpool
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Just back from 4 night stay, 2 adults/2 kids.
Room big enough and kids section of room ideal as you don't feel crammed in like in a premier Inn/travelodge.
Other plus points are changing of towels every day, tea/coffee etc and enough storage space.
Breakfast was decent - we were always down around 7-45/8 am and was quiet then which suited us. Meant we were ready to go out and do things. Didn't eat in hotel at night so can't comment.
Family wristband for pleasure beach was £78 which was good value. Other plus point with this is you can decide on the day based on weather rather than booking tickets online but having to commit to going on a particular date.
Easy to get to other attractions using tram.
Overall would recommend and from what I saw of other hotels in Blackpool the Big Blue certainly looked nicer and was in a quieter spot away from the arcades etc.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights, hotel was clean and tidy. Staff very welcoming and friendly and we're always on hand if needed any help. Room was big and had view of pleasure beach. Which my son loved as he looked out the window to watch the rides. Room staff were very professional and rooms were kept to a high standard. Definitely would recommend and will hopeful return in the future

Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
2  Thank bh2017
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights over a weekend. Room ok have had much better in other 4 star hotels. Bed mattress not good quality, duvet cover had rips in. Very poor lighting in the bedroom and no drawers! Also no safe. Good bathroom with free toiletries and free bottled water every day which was a nice touch. Hotel backs onto the pleasure beach so you couldn't get a better location. Breakfast was chaotic Sat & Sun due to hotel being busy, quieter on the Mon. We ate in the restaurant 2 evenings, good menu but food average, my dessert 1st evening was not cooked properly so I left it and the 2nd evening I chose the rump of Lamb which was very poor quality so again I left it, waiter was very apologetic and agreed the lamb didn't look good so didn't charge us. Overall staff were generally very friendly and professional. We enjoyed the pleasure beach and had a fun weekend

Stayed: October 2017, travelled with friends
3  Thank SandyB1722
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Friendly helpful staff, lovely clean modern rooms. Great food, lovely stay! I’d recommend any families stay here on a trip to Blackpool. The tram is just along the road . So handy for the pleasure beach.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Great hotel for a few days in Blackpool! Room was modern and spacious. Good for couples but be excellent for families with neatly tucked away kids beds with TVs for each bunk and a play station!
Breakfast was good and evening meal excellent! Great value mid week illumination break with park tickets included!!

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Paul G
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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
#3 Family Hotel in Blackpool
#4 Romantic Hotel in Blackpool
Price Range: RM376 - RM760 (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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Also Known As:
Big Blue Blackpool
Big Blue Hotel Blackpool
Hotel Big Blue
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