Hilton Blackpool Hotel
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In route to Cardiff, we made a stop over in Liverpool to complete our Beatles experience after Abbey Road.
Here are the pictures.
Side Note: The average age was at least 60 years old, and boy could those retirees jam it out!
4 June 1783 Montgolfier brothers ascend in balloon
17 December1903 Wright Brothers first flight
25 July 1909 Louis Bleriot flight across the English Channel
... tour focused on the Beatles' solo careers and I appreciated that the displays characterized each member with words like "hero" and "philanthropist". I thought that this was a nice finish to the tour as it reinforced that even though the group was so important to others, The Beatles were four individuals with their own interests and desires. After just seeing the part of the exhibit devotes to the band's break-up, this was a logical finish.
After exiting the ...
... After another gift shop stop (we are now calling our tour the Scotland/England Gift Shop Tour), we drove into Wales to see Conwy Castle. This castle was unlike any we have seen so far. It is very close to the water and essentially had two walls migrating outwards from it to enclose the town. None of it has been redone from Edward II's time and there were many high stone towers. We traveled up to the top of two of these towers and it became very windy once you got up ...
... some free time and lunch at a gorgeous spot called Albert Docks. Great views of the water and tons if shops and cafés. After lunch we all entered the beetles story museum that was also in Albert Docks. The group was given audio guides and we travelled through the exhibits that explained the entire history of the beetles. There was some pretty interesting info along the way. The museum had a ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hilton Blackpool Hotel
The room was adequate and clean. The staff was helpful. The food at the restaurant was decent and the staff in the restaurant were exceptionally helpful and friendly. There was a nice bar in the hotel and a very nice Children's Center. If I had to go to Blackpool I would definitely stay there again. It was too far from walking distance to the center of town and the amusment park, but the tram outside is great. The taxis there are WAY too expensive, far more than London or other large cities.
I liked that the hotel was a bit away from the downtown and the amusement park because I like quiet and this hotel was quiet. Given the choices in Blackpool, this would be my choice again.
A really shabby hotel. Long corridors of small rooms. The service team hardly do anything in the rooms.Several days I returned to the hotel and things had been not been tidied,cleaned as requested.Had a problem with my reservation as prior to arriving I had extended it by one day.After 3 days they admitted that they had received the change but had not actioned it.Breakfasts poor unless you really go for the fatty big english breakfast which was really well stocked - can't vouch for the quality.Speed of service was poor.If you look at the best hotels in Britain (the Radisson Manchester springs to mind) they seem to employ more people at breakfast or check in/out and you don't notice the speed with which your requests are processed.Here the reverse is all too obvious- they can't be bothered to put the resource in so the service is bad and slow.Rooms not too clean.Very small.
A fabulous hotel
Just arrived home after staying at the hilton in blackpool for my daughters 10th birthday, wow the staff picked up on the fact i wanted it to be a special day and it was right down to the chef bringing desert to our table with a candle, they all were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The buffet dinner was truly fabulous a carvery and puddings to die for, bread pudding with custard, whole cooked pears with fresh cream and the triffle fantastic, even a large selection for the children. The room was very clean and crisp white bedding cant wait to get back to this hotel.
I have stayed at the Hilton in Blackpool lots of times - the first time was when my fiance + I got engaged. We booked a junior suite + it was spacious but really nothing special but it seems like the best hotel in the area. We went out for the day + when we came back + tried to sleep, the noise was unbelievable - extremely loud music coming from the function room. We called the night receptionist who said she would send a night porter up to our room - he came up + said he couldn't hear anything - well he must have been deaf. He then said there was a wedding going on + he would ask them to turn the music down - I told him not to as it wouldn't be fair on the wedding party + it's not their fault. The music carried on almost all night - I had recently come out of hospital too + this was supposed to be a relaxing break. The receptionist then offered to move us to a different room - a standard TWIN room! We had just got engaged - we had booked a double junior suite!!! We wrote to the hotel upon our return + they offered us a free stay so it just goes to show, it pays to complain!
I blame the management - not a 4 star
Have stayed in most of the hotels in Blackpool several times, most recently at the Hiton. The hotel is shoddy, and the staff are appallingly ignorant and badly trained. For example, they had about 200 pople there on a convention, and two bar staff, one of whom fled and the other didn't know how to use the tills. Repeated requests for the manager were ignored, as are all criticisms of the hotel. I've made several other complaints about service and nothing was done. Rooms are poor. Breakfasts were poor. After asking some of the residents I did not eat dinner in the hotel restaurant, but the dreadful Indian and Thai restaurants just behind the hotel were both full - you work out why. This is absolutely not a **** hotel.
Terrible! Never again!
We stayed there, because from the outside it looked better than the other hotels in Blackpool. (Doesn`t mean much, if you know how the other hotels in Blackpool look).
But it turned out, that it was absolutely terrible.
For 89 Pounds for a double (without breakfast, in April, weekday!) we got a terrible room.
Although I had asked for a quiet room, we got a room exactly at the elevator in the 5th floor. We heard the elevator maschines running right above the room all night.
The room itself was not very clean and the bathroom in urgent need of refurbishment.
We couldn`t find any aircondition.
This is a 4-star-hotel? Sorry, it might be in England, according to world standards it should have 2 stars.
Best Hotel in Blackpool??
Stayed here last weekend and found it fantastic compared to Imperial and Savoy. Club room was well equipped but small and bathroom needed a refurb but breakfast excellent and public areas well maintained. Also found the staff very pleasant. Couple of complaints - been woken by fellow guests in corridor having a row at 4.30am which went on for two hours and why does everyone in Blackpool seem to chain smoke?
We have stayed here a few times and this has been are worst time here ever! The kids beds were dirty and the room was un clean. the food was avarage but not what you would expect from a 4 star hotel. we will not be returning again
More effort required
This hotel was disappointing. It is average and does not, in my opinion, deserve a 4 star rating. The mattress was stained on the childs bed and the bath surround was grey with mildew, as was the shower curtain. The food was average and the breakfast buffet chaotic.
We have stayed in similar poperties in the US and the standard of service was much higher.