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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and a friend stayed here for New Year's Eve, we arrived to a locked building with a sign saying please check in over the road. As instructed I went over to check in to be told they had no twin rooms left and it was going to be bunk beds. (Not what we signed up for) Once we had...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here NYE 2016. Great location, cheap price, basic amenities but tiny rooms. Booked a twin room but got bunk beds. Tried to check in but had to cross over the road to a different (much nicer) hotel. The guy on reception told us that they owned both hotels. TV didnt work Stains on the bedsheets Shower only had cold...

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Thank Stuinz
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

the hotel from outside looks okay, when we checked in it was no more than 3 seconds, passed over money and got key for room. never seen anyone else who works at the hotel again after that. Room was okay, when we got inside the window was wide open and the room was freezing, and it had a very funny...

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Thank Shelbiken
Reviewed 1 November 2016

dirty room mould in shower thick dust everywhere on website states continental breakfast misleading as no breakfast charged £49.50 for weekend 1 towel covered in thick dark hair lucky we took our own only a young lad appeared when we arrived didnt like talking much but was helpful when run out of milk toilet was growling all night

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The worst place I've ever stayed. Dirty, taps were broken, drawers were broken TV didn't work after us finding out that it was a £5 deposit for a remote!! Once we found the guy who worked there he was useless. They even went into our room whilst we were out as we had complained to him that we had to...

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Thank Jess W
Barrowford
Reviewed 25 September 2016

One of the worst hotels we have stayed in blackpool you can't check in till 3 which is a first and you have to be out by 10,we asked to leave our cases as we arrived at 1pm the lady didn't even say hello,there was 3 girls in one room which was so small ,there wasn't even any soap in...

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Room hadn't been cleaned, rubbish in the bins, sinks dirty! Double/twin room? 1 set of bunk beds, and very unsteady at that, my partner is 6'2 and I'm 5'11, shared bathroom (vile) pubes everywhere, had no sleep due to the people above, and the floor boards, walls were so thin could hear conversation from opposite room. Strongly advise staying here!

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Aww god this is not run buy 2 scottish people.. The breakfast was make ur own taost ot creial.... Also the noise from others was unreal and no one told them to be quiet all night they were shouting... People started attacking each other outside it was terrifying.... The pictures dont show u the shower we had stuck in a...

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Thank louisereid247
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Stayed 1 night for SlimeFest Saturday 3rd sept 2016 - Family of 4. Stayed in Room 4 - Double bed and bunks. Beds seemed clean and comfy for a B&B in Blackpool. That's about the only positive thing I can say about the room really. Room 4 is tiny for a family room, for me it's a double room with...

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Check in was terrible requested early check in arrived 15 mins prior and was turned away in the rain.. arrived back at check in time and waited 20 mins for someone to answer door.when got in the room was a dirty musky smell.no wardrobe or anywhere to hang clothes . one bath towels for 2 of us.no hand towels. Dirty...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small family run hotel with a personal touch. Scots couple Tracy and Wullie make everyone feel at home. Close to the centre of town with all the attractions that Blackpool has to offer only 2 minutes away. Come as guests and leave as friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shanklin Hotel

Address: 17 Vance Road, Blackpool FY1 4QD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: $145 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Shanklin Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“My tip is don't book this hotel,”
 of 5 bubbles Gnidralog56, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“very hot no air con”
 of 5 bubbles roseys535, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room no4 had a great view of the tower , lit up at night .”
 of 5 bubbles 867donaldm, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“bed and breakfast. was looking for a good clean room/bathroom and bed ,this hotel was exactly what we were looking for with the added kindness of the owners Sue and Ricky who made our holiday experience special. our room was to the front of hotel however did not experience any noise from traffic or other guest from our Hotel or surrounding hotels.”
 of 5 bubbles L3249GImaryl, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“just explain what you need when you book and they will help you as much as they can”
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