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Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Stayed the one night having travelled to Blackpool for a night out / Newcastle United FC game.

Got to say, the stay was fantastic from start to finish.

Location and parking was spot on. Rooms were exactly what we needed.

Breakfast in the morning was beautiful and the staff were very friendly. Cheap drinks too :-P

I would recommend to anyone. First class service and great value!!

  • Stayed: July 2013
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2  Thank Daniel_McKay
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

Hi

Stayed at the Crooked Retreat, we had heard a couple of good reviews and a couple of bad ones, however we really enjoyed our over night stay. There were 6 of us staying for my hen do. When we arrived we were shown to our rooms it was more than adequate very clean yes basic but exactly what is says on the tin. The owners were super friendly and accommodating we were given a free VIP wrist band worth £5 that got us entry into some clubs/pubs around the town. We were also told that because we were staying on a hen do that we didn't have to rush out of the door super early and we could order breakfast up till 11 which was an help. The lady owner explained that if she has families booking she will often try to make sure that she doesn't book hen or stag dos. The breakfast was really nice £3 for as much coffee as u can drink 2 rounds of toast jam and marmalade and a full English absolutely great. Many thanks for having us will definitely stay again. Please ignore negative reviews for the price we paid it was really good value for money,

If you want all posh en suites and all that jazz then go somewhere, where you pay a lot more. You get what you pay for guys come on be fair.

Many thanks xxxxxxx

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Amanda F
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

I will most certainly be coming back to crooked retreat as the service was fansatitic!

Friendly owner Becky was very welcoming and exceeded the duties of being the owner. She did anything to could to help us.

The rooms were spotless, just what an overnight stay needed a bed and a brew in the morning
The shared toilets and shower rooms were clean and not far from your rooms

And finally the location of the place is brilliant, far enough down a street for it to be quiet however close enough to the front so we could enjoy the sites of Blackpool!!

Thank you for having us, we will return!! :-)
Sarah ;-)

  • Stayed: May 2013
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2  Thank Sarahclough
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

A group of ten of us stayed here for 2 nights and the place exceeded my expectations! The hotel is centrally located within walking distance of the seafront and all the amenities/pubs/clubs etc. The 4/5 bed rooms that we stayed in are basic but everything you need is supplied when on a stag do, the Tea/coffee making facilities in your room is always nice when you wake up after a heavy night on the town. Having a pool table and drinks available at the bar is a nice touch and helps pass the time whilst waiting to go out.

Our stay was made even more special by the amazing hostess Becky! Our group certainly isn't the quietest and even when certain members rock up at the place with no key at 7am after spending all night on it she was the perfect host. (Sorry again becky). Would recommend this place to anyone and will defo stay again should I make the 300 odd mile trip from plymouth again. Thank you for looking after us - we will be back if you have us! Lol

Stayed: March 2013, travelled with friends
Thank Lee K
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

Reviews on this hotel are a bit harsh. The owners are very polite and very welcoming. I "liked" the hotel on facebook and made comment we was lost and she called me to say she was coming to get me! how nice!!

location is very central. About 5 or so mins to tower.

The street is very nice and lit up with lights. the house is called "crooked" for a reason!

Stayed in room 5 for valentines break. It was laid out beautifully with rosé petals and towels made into swans. The double bed was very comfy with plenty bedding, pillows etc. side table had tea, coffee on etc
There was also bunk beds in room. Long enough for adults but quilts very thin.

There is kettle and sink in room.

Breakfast is served in the hotel not down road. We was asked when we would like this and had 2 slices toast (asked if we would like more later) honey, jam (I think) 1 egg, 1 sausage, 2 bacon, mushrooms, hash brown, fried bread. There was new newspapers on snooker table to read.

Shower room is shared but has everything in it if you stop over on last minute like shower gel, hairspray etc. toilet is on same corridor in small bit. Personally I think a new toilet would make further reviews better but it was clean and flushed. We met couple who was in room on same corridor as toilet and shower and only paid £15 a night incl breakfast. NO one could complain at that!

Over all if your after somewhere clean, good beds, central, cheap as chips then this is hotel for you.
If your after somewhere with ensuite then this is not for you.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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1  Thank Lindseyfoz
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