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The Strand Hotel

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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea view”(66 reviews)
“executive room”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Arrived at hotel to find that the room we booked had already been taken by someone else we booked a kjngsize sea view and was given a double the difference in price was refunded but was quite annoyed as we booked this in September ,...More

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Response from TheStrandManager, Front Office Manager at The Strand HotelResponded 10 January 2018

Hi Jane, Many thanks for your review and we are sorry that we didn't meet expectations this time! Since new year we have hired a new chef and have had nothing but glowing reviews about the food since, so I do hope you will give...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018

We paid extra for a sea view not a water feature (room 101) reported problem at reception when we arrived & was told it would be sorted by next morning, it rained again on New Year’s Eve & the water coming in was so bad...More

Thank Terri G
Response from TheStrandManager, Front Office Manager at The Strand HotelResponded 12 February 2018

Hi Terri, We apologize for once again for your experience during new year, as the saying goes when it rains , it pours and that certainly was true in this case!! Due to the torrential rain during new year we couldn't repair the leak in...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

We arrived to find out we were actually staying at another site. The rooms, two twin, were supposed to be deluxe but were very average. Showers over bath, not as described,as walk, with one lady with reduced mobility. Lots of students staying who were noisy...More

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Response from TheStrandManager, Front Office Manager at The Strand HotelResponded 12 January 2018

Hi Steff, I'm very sorry to hear that you found your stay only average. You were in rooms 101 and 104 which are our executive rooms, they feature a large bay window and seating area with unrivaled views of the Irish ocean, as well as...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

I was one of a party of 12. The welcome was fine and efficient. When we went to our rooms the one allocated to me hadn't been touched. The bed was as someone had got out of it and the bathroom was filthy. It was...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Well I am saddened to say I used to only give good feedback for this hotel but it seems to have gone down hill rapidly since my last visit. We recently stayed at The Strand hotel with a party of forty plus people some still...More

2  Thank derekalanp
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$79 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Family Hotel in Blackpool
#16 Romantic Hotel in Blackpool
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Family Hotel in Blackpool
#16 Romantic Hotel in Blackpool
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Nancy F
10 May 2017|
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Response from lordbrian2016 | Reviewed this property |
Many apologies for my tardy answer. Most probably shower only.
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Response from patsy272 | Reviewed this property |
You have your meals in the bar area with your dog . They allow you to take your dog everywhere you go
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"The Hotel is right on the sea front and a very nice view it is too, although its on a main road you..."
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"Several rooms have a lovely sea view - ask for one!"
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"New lighting need to be installed in bedrooms you can't see they are do dim."
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"Pick a different hotel"
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