These Blackpool seafront hotels are a stone’s throw from the shoreline. They are perfect for a fun-filled family weekend, a romantic break or a getaway with friends. Here are 9 of the best seafront hotels in Blackpool.
Thanks to the rise of staycations Blackpool is enjoying somewhat of a renaissance at present. The British Staycation is becoming more popular and Blackpool is along for the ride. Blackpool accommodation is spread out over different areas of the town, for those wanting a short stroll to the main shoreline, these Blackpool seafront hotels are ideal for you.
Norbreck Castle Hotel and Spa
The Norbreck Castle Hotel and Spa is on the quieter North Shore which is a 10-minute drive from Blackpool North Railway Station. This unique structure proudly looks over the Irish Sea, its location is only a short tram ride away from all the major Blackpool attractions. So it’s a great base to stay at to explore Blackpool.
The majority of the rooms here boast wonderful sea views. The rooms are all fully equipped with private bathrooms, hairdryer, TV, tea/coffee facilities and work desks. There is Castles Restaurant and the Boston Restaurant which serve traditional meals and Copper Face Jack’s is the hotel’s bar, with regular evening entertainment for over-18s only. The Conservatory Bar here has a more relaxed environment if that’s what you are looking for.
The Norbreck Castle’s facilities are perfect for families and children, they include a children’s splash pool, an amusement arcade, a 36-seater cinema and a children’s entertainment programme during the school holidays.
Hampton By Hilton Blackpool
Hampton By Hilton is a signature Blackpool seafront hotel with accommodation only 100 yards from Blackpool Promenade Beach and features some great facilities, such as a fitness centre and a bar. The hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space. Free WiFi is available here too.
All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer and a desk. Guest rooms include a private bathroom, free toiletries and bed linen. The hotel offers a delicious continental or Full English/Irish breakfast.
The Imperial Hotel Blackpool
The Imperial Seafront Hotel Blackpool is in the quieter North Shore area. The North Pier is just outside the hotel and there are trams to all the attractions. The hotel first opened in 1867 combining original character with modern comforts. Their en suite bedrooms are decorated traditionally and each has a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and refreshment facilities.
There are an array of beautiful function rooms with high ceilings and Victorian features where breakfast and dinner are served. The No. 10 bar is a lovely nod to the plethora of Prime Ministers and politicians who have made history there. A terrace at the front of the hotel with views over the Irish Sea is the perfect spot for a cocktail or glass of wine at sundown.
Best Western Carlton Hotel
Overlooking the Flyde Coast, the Best Western Carlton seafront hotel in Blackpool is located at the northern end of the promenade, just 0.5 miles from the lively town centre. The hotel has free WiFi. Paid parking is available. Blackpool North Rail Station is just a 20-minute walk away. The rooms feature a modern interior, flat-screen TV, en-suite bathroom, and tea/coffee making facilities. Some rooms offer sea views. Spacious accessible rooms are also located on the ground floor.
The Carlton’s restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace while taking in Blackpool’s stunning sunsets or stay warm by the fireplace in the bar. The Retreat Bar & Grill offers a full versatile menu with all dietary requirements catered for. Afternoon tea is also available.
Boulevard Hotel is located in the South Shore district, the property provides guests with access to a fitness centre. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk and free wifi. All rooms and suites in the hotel include air conditioning and a flat-screen TV, and some rooms at Boulevard Hotel have a coastal or theme park view. Every room comes with a private bathroom with luxury toiletries.
The President Hotel
The President Hotel is on the North Promenade, is it sea-facing and close to bus and tram stops. It boasts a wonderful sea-view restaurant and a cabaret bar. Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom, a flat-screen TV, some even have spa baths to unwind in.
Atlanta Sea View Restaurant and Kennedy’s Cabaret Bar are modern and stylish venues that also host entertainment. There is also a child-friendly games room. Blackpool North Train Station is a 10-minute walk away, and Blackpool Tower can be reached in about 15 minutes walk.
Garveys Promenade Hotel
Garvey’s Promenade Hotel features a shared lounge. It is ideally located in the Blackpool Centre district, just 0.6 miles from Coral Island and 0.7 miles from Blackpool Tower. The property is only 650 yards from the city centre. So great for exploring the town.
At the hotel, some rooms have a balcony and/or sea views. Featuring a private bathroom, rooms at Garveys Promenade Hotel also boast free WiFi. Guest rooms in the accommodation are fitted with a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities and free toiletries. Love a full English? You have to try it here!
The Sandhurst Hotel
Located opposite Blackpool’s South Pier, the Sandhurst is just 2 minutes walk from Blackpool Pleasure Beach, an amusement park, and Sandcastle Water Park. A flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and tea/coffee-making facilities are provided in each room. All rooms also have an en suite bathroom with shower facilities, towels, and free toiletries. A full English and continental breakfast are served in the hotel’s light and airy dining room. This hotel is a real home from home and a perfect place to stay in Blackpool.
South Beach Kings Promenade Hotel
Located on Blackpool’s vibrant promenade, South Beach Kings Promenade Hotel is just a 7 minute walk from the famous Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Featuring panoramic views of the Irish Sea, the property offers ample parking on-site and free WiFi. The rooms at South Beach Kings Promenade Hotel each include a 40-inch TV, tea/coffee making facilities and fresh towels and linen.
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