“Traditional, grand Victorian hotel with smart leisure facilities” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Enjoying a prime seafront location, this grand Victorian hotel offers smartly appointed, well-equipped bedrooms and spacious, elegant public areas. Facilities include a smart leisure club, a comfortable lounge, the No 10 bar and an attractive split-level restaurant that overlooks the seafront. Conferences and functions are extremely well catered for.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 180
- Family rooms: 16
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Hearing loop installed
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Indoor Pool
- Gym available
- Spa Available
- Hot tub/jacuzzi
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 150
- Accessible bedrooms: 4
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £50
- Double room, minimum price: £55
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 200
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About the area
Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.
The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.
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