The Norwood Hull Road
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We made it safe and sound. The flight was great and the taxi ride to the hotel was our first experience riding on the opposite side of the road. The highway signs said interesting things like 'welcome break ahead' and 'slow down now'. Our taxi driver had a thick accent but we could understand him. Our hotel is on an inner street not accessible by car so we were dropped off near ...
... up was probably a stupid thing to do as I was the only female in the room. Well I survived and they shut up. Results! I laid there for hours before I gave up and started to play on my iPad. I stayed awake from 2-7am. Finally, of course, I fell asleep at 7 and missed breakfast. Even though Dan told me to get up so I wouldn't miss it... I just couldn't be bothered to get up for a piece of toast. Dan and I had to ...
... It took longer than planned because of the trail signs being difficult to following in places and with panniers on it is near impossible to get a bike through the gates on trails that have been put in to stop motorbikes. We are rethinking the pannier bags for the rest of our ride through the UK. We are considering cutting down to one each and sending the others through to meet us in Copenhagen. The next few days we are in and around ...
... and the first thurs of every month - all of the bells are tuned to a specific note, they are upside down, the tallest bells in the UK -building of the church began in 1904 and took over 80 years to complete - after three straight days of bombing, in one week Liverpool was processing 86,000 tons of incoming cargo and by a month was back to full capacity despite the bombing - the cavern club was demolished and then rebuilt in the 80's using archeology style ...
Today we continued on from York to the home of the Beatles, Liverpool! Before making our way to the York train station we walked down the river and saw Clifford's tower and made some friends with the local Canadian geese. This tower was the setting of a very sad story. A group of Jews were chased by a mob and took shelter here until deciding to take their own lives instead of renouncing their faith. Once at the York train station we visited ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews The Norwood Hull Road Blackpool
Pleasant stay at the Norwood
I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at this hotel. I was worried that the central location would mean that the I would hear a lot of external noise but the side street itself is very quiet. This is not a purpose built hotel so the rooms are different shapes and sizes but are very clean and tidy. Geoff and Lorraine make extra effort to ensure your stay is warm and comfortable and are happy to cater to individual meal time requirements. I can honestly say that this is a hotel I would not hesitate in recommending to my friends or returning to myself if I should have the opportunity to visit Blackpool again.
If you want a warm welcome GO TO THE NORWOOD
We returned yesterday after a 3 day stay at the Norwood and would highly recommend it to you all. The rooms are spotlessly clean, everything you need is provided and the breakfasts are cooked to perfection ("especially the Bury Blackpud" says Jim.) Having been to Blackpool many times before and stayed overnight in various Hotels we must say that we have never felt so welcome as we did at the Norwood. Both Lorraine and Geoff are a most genuine couple that care about their guests, nothing is too much trouble for them. When we left it was like saying goodbye to old friends, we did not feel sad that we were going home but happy because we knew that we would be returning again.
We have just returned from a weekend at the Norwood Hotel and were very pleased with our stay. The accommodation was smart and very clean and so was the bar. There was also a good choice for breakfast. There owners were very welcoming and very helpful. In all it was a lovely stay and would definitely stay again!
Well we was at the Norwood last weekend and we really enjoyed our stay, not sure what the other couple where on NOISE?? And quite nice!!! The hotel is spotless the couple that own it Geoff and Lorraine well what can I say about them FANTASTIC people, freindly, helpful and nothing is too much trouble at all. The hotel itself is off the main road on a nice street up from corral island, admittedly there is no street parking and you have to use the main carpark down the road. The car park is safe and does have security camera's and is patrolled regular, the price varies depending on the length of stay it works out cheaper to put ticket on for 24 hrs at a time. This is a ideal location if you are wanting the tower, opera house and very central place for everything.
My wife and I visited this hotel in the summer and we were surprised to see it rated highly in Blackpool. The hotel itself is quite nice and the owners very pleasant, other than that it is very typical of many other Blackpool B&B's we have stayed in. The only problems that we found was that it can get a little noisy at times (probably due to the busy street location) and finding the hotel. Parking, especially if you don't want to pay nearly as much for that as you do for a room, seems to be a problem in many areas within Blackpool.
Most enjoyable little hotel
Have stayed in many a hotel around the world with my job /holidays but none have been as friendly and welcoming as geoff & lorraines at the norwood hotel in blackpool. The rooms were warm and inviting and so clean and the linen soft it was hard to imagine that you were in a hotel and not your own home. I will recommend to any friends or relatives visiting blackpool to stay at the norwood.
BRILLIANT PLACE TO STAY
i have stayed at the norwood for the last three years it is the most welcoming b&b i have ever stayed at lorraine & jeff are very friendly any request isnt a problem the rooms are clean and comfortable especially the pillows .thanks for the loan of the mirror the breakfast is lush i feel like one of the family whilst staying there.
MANY THANKS Lisa
P.S. will see you next year.
Enjoyable stay @ the Norwood
Having sellected this hotel at random from a long list of B&B's in Blackpool I was delighted with the choice. The couple who run the Norwood are friendly and committed to customer care. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, the food is good. The bar and dining room are well decorated and comfortable. As the owners have yet to complete their upgrading of the hotel the decor in the bedrooms is a little dated but the facilities are good, the beds are comfortable and everything is spotless. The location of the hotel is favourable being near to transport and shops as well as ammusements and cafes. If you want to experience a traditional British seaside holiday the Norwood Hotel is the place to stay!
Absolutely fantastic !
The Norwood Hotel is just THE BEST ! A group of 11 of us from Switzerland stayed there 4-9 August 2004. This is our second visit (first being in Dec. 2002) and we will most definitely return. I can't speak highly enough of the hotel. Everything is perfect, comfortable rooms with all amenities, cosy lounge/bar ... breakfasts are Yummy ... the proprietors make you feel so welcome and nothing is too much trouble for them. We travel quite a bit around Europe (linedancing) and my Swiss friends have never come across such hospitality before. There is such a family atmosphere. We will most certainly be back.
Stayed at the norwood Hotel on 31/8/04 for 2 nights. There was a group of us (all couples). This is the best B+B we have stayed at. We have all been to b'pool reg as big Phil the Power fans!! (Darts), and have stayed at lots of different places. We all would recomend this hotel it was very clean, comfortable and very affordable. The owners were very nice welcoming people, We are looking foward to booking with them again next year.l