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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Just had a fantastic Monday to Friday stay at the GR8 Hotel with my partner and 2 boys. Hotel and rooms was basic but very clean with comfortable beds. All staff were friendly and cheery and always on hand to help you with any questions or requests. Full English breakfasts were delicious with all food being grilled except for the...

Thank Gary K
blackpooldave, Owner at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay at the gr8 and look forward to seeing you all again soon. Yes rooms are basic with nice furniture but more so clean and comfortable. Excellent vale for the price our guests are paying. Glad you found the Breakfast delicious even the staff say that and they cook them lol.

Reviewed 11 August 2013

Hotel was in a great location. The rooms were clean and tidy and offered us everything that we required. The staff were extremely helpful and were always on hand to offer assistance. The beds were really comfy. The breakfast was scrumptious and there was always something for everyone. The beer on tap was the best I have tasted from the...

Thank Amy B
blackpooldave, Owner at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your honest review of the Gr8 Hotel. We enjoyed your company and looking forward to seeing you and your family soon. We try really hard to please all or customers and achieve this most of the time. Glad you enjoyed your stay

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Worst "hotel" I have ever encountered. We knew it was suspiciously cheap but expected a bit of professionalism and basic standards. It does not reach any standard, it is falling apart. Family room right above the bar where they choose to play base beat music in the evening right underneath and as there is only split Lino on the floor...

3Thank carol c
blackpooldave, Owner at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

The hotel is not falling apart. As for the lino in the bar its actually Altro . Background music is played at a reasonable volume as we take into consideration our other guests. This music in not base beat and is turned off at 11pm. As for more fresh towels and pillows all you needed to do is ask and...

Reviewed 7 August 2013

stayed 29th july for 3 days, room clean, bed comfy breakfast well worth the money, staff very helpful and young man serving breakfast made all feel welcome and made a good start to your morning! this place is cheap to stay in, but welcoming. will definitely stay again. seems to me some people expect too much for too little.

Thank kenneth f
blackpooldave, Owner at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your honest review of the GR8 Hotel and hope to see you soon. I wish more people could be as honest.

Forfar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2013

g8 location right in the center near coral island. Staff friendly was able to leave buggy in games room which helped as lift didn't work. got travel cot provided however had to move beds to squeeze it in would have been better if the room had double and bunk instead of 2 single. tv was above the wardrobe and only...

Thank kerry s
kent united kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2013

room was clean .. but very hot... good job we bought own fan decor not of the greatest standard .. the mattress on double bed could feel every spring (was hot so slept on top of duvet ) ... staff were helpful .. the lift didnt work (and we had a member of party thats poorly and could really have...

Thank blobbin
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Stayed for a hen weekend...room wasn't brilliant. It did need air conditioning as it was so hot glad I bought my fan..lift not working...but staff helpful and breakfast was good...great location for town..pubs and clubs...very near the tower and beach...not bad for the price

1Thank jemini1234
Lincolnshire, uk
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Stayed last weekend for a hen do,only good comment is bar staff and man on reception on arrival were friendly,apart from that it was awful!! Breakfast served by someone with very poor hygiene and a dirty t shirt, very bad manners did nothing but swear. Bed not level felt like was rolling down a hill, holes in the ceiling and...

3Thank Emma L
blackpooldave, Owner at GR8 Hotel, responded to this review

You stayed in the same room as the previous reviewer and I've already addressed those issues below.

Reviewed 30 June 2013 via mobile

Just been here for a hen weekend .great location for pubs and clubs Michelle couldn't do enough for us would defo go again . Breakfast was good came down and was immidietly seen to with the warmest if welcome

1Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Just got back today from a 5 day stay with my family and we had a fantastic time. Michelle and the staff were great with the kids and would do anything for you, even got my boy some treats for when we got there. Will definately be back for the lights and my hen do. Thankyou so much! Xx

Thank nikki86uk

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new management & currently been refurbished Nov 2016. A cheap and cheerful hotel situated in the heart of Blackpool's town centre. With only a few minutes walk to Blackpool's well known nightlife, Blackpool Tower, Promenade, Sea life Centre and much more, it makes this hotel a wonderful base for your holiday fun. Midweek we cater for families offering fantastic rates for Bed and Breakfast. Games are provided for children such as - Wii, TV (music channels, etc), Colouring books + Crayons and much more. There is a mini disco on each evening for the children and adults to have a fun night dancing away. Please note Friday and Saturday is over 18's only. On Friday and Saturday we cater for over 18's only making this the ideal party spot for Stag and Hen parties, birthdays or a fun weekend away. We have a late bar every weekend and will also cater for private functions/buffets etc on request. There is a secure pay and display car park directly opposite the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about GR8 Hotel

Address: 56-58 Central Drive, Blackpool FY1 5QB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: $76 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — GR8 Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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