The Carousel Blackpool

663 - 671 New South Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, England, FY4 1RN, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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The Cavern Club Adventure

A travel blog entry by kluvlibrtydisco

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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!
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Landmarks in Aviation

A travel blog entry by kittyblue

... June 1919 Alcock and Brown make first non-stop Atlantic flight

28 September 1924 First round the world flight ends in Seattle

21 May 1927 Charles Lindbergh ...

Day Eight

A travel blog entry by cwhiteside

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... 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 ...

Liverpool and Wales

A travel blog entry by kellynsmith

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... s honour. In between the maples there are signs in the pavement to commemorate various Canadian naval efforts. We stopped at the Albert Docks for lunch. Allison and I ate at a little French cafe and then booked it over to the Tate Liverpool. They had a great exhibit called Constellations which featured a "starting point" artist and showed other artists that that person influenced. As a result we got to see a Picasso, a Cezanne, two Duchamps and a Pollock. We would ...

Day 8

A travel blog entry by donaldmcintosh

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... childhood homes, the place the two first met, strawberry fields. And penny lane. We all had a chance to hop out and shoot some photos while our guide told us about each location Our tour of Liverpool ended on the waterfront where our guide pointed out several war memorials including one Canadian plaque and maples trees planted in canada war veterans honour. When our tour was over we all headed ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 663 - 671 New South Promenade, Blackpool, is near Blackpool Zoo & Dinosaur Safari, Tower Ballroom, Sea Life Centre, and Opera House & Winter Gardens.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews The Carousel Blackpool

    Nice Hotel

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    Stayed at the Carousel Hotel for the last weekend of the Illuminations. The Hotel had recently undergone a refurbishment and is owned by Sleepwell Hotels.

    The room was of a high standard, everything was very clean and comfortable. Tv in room, along with tea and coffee making facilities.

    We were on the third floor (highest level) and found that the lift was very old fashioned, and tempremental so decided to use the stairs.

    We stayed Half Board and the food in the restaurant was very nice.

    Parking was a little bit of a problem as they have their own carpark but is not very big. Parking is limited at the front of the hotel as it is shared with neigbouring hotels.

    Overall a very nice weekend, would go back again.

    Don't get a room near the elevator!

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    Had to give this hotel a neutral rating simply because we were kept awake virtually all night by the terrible noise of the elevator going up and down and we did in fact get stuck in one of these very old style lifts at one point!The hotel was fully booked so we were not able to change rooms. Apart from this though I cannot fault the hotel, the rooms were small but of a very good standard and the meal we had in the restaurant was excellent even though service was a bit slow and they were obviously finding it hard to cope on a busy Saturday night. The hotel is a bit outside the main part of the prom but a tram stop is just outside so no problems with getting around.

    Classy place to stay

    from

    After arriving at blackpool at our booked guest house to discover it was located opposite argos and near the palace nightclub we decided to look for a better alternative for our weekend stay in Blackpool!!!

    We came across the carousel hotel in it's fabulous quiet location and beautiful modern decor.

    The room was great, staff were great and food was excellent.

    I do agree about the lift though, although the hotel only has 3 floors we have a toddler so needed to use the lift and it is a bit old fashioned (you have to pull a shutter before it will go and if someone leaves the shutter open on another floor basically the lift does not work!!!)

    But overall this hotel is fantastic and would recommend to anyone!

    Different

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    02/04/05 My family and I stayed here for just one night and without sounding snobby I totally enjoyed staying here rather than your typical b&b in blackpool. The staff were very helpful especially one male member whose name I didn't ask unfortunately because even though he was working solo he did everything he could to be helpful. The food was also above standard especially the buffet breakfast. Lets hope more hotels like this open up and make blackpool a thriving seaside resort.

    Sleepwell is a good title!!!

    from

    just back from this hotel,and while being on the pricey side for blackpool,it is true that you get what you pay for!!. we had an excellent easter break based at this hotel,and will not hesitate to return. the rooms are absolutley FIRST CLASS,the reception staff were great. the only off point was the residents bar,which we found soulless,and hard to be served.oh and the lift was a laugh a minute,it looked like the tardis, overall the decor and fitments are the best in the resort, we wanted to take the power shower with us,ha . if you are looking to stay in blackpool then do not hesitate to book in at the carousel,you will not be disappointed!!!!.

    Great staff, great hotel great time

    from

    i stayed at the carousel hotel during the period of 15th september to the 21st of september. the hotel was fab, the food great but the service i recieved was brilliant. i have stayed in some five star hotels over the past year but the service didn't match this.

    Great hotel

    from

    having stayed in hotels all over the world, this hotel is a refreshing change, beautiful hotel, staff all helpful andgo out of their to make guests stay enjoyable.

    Food excellent, and plenty of choices

    Nice Hotel Management Attention Required

    from

    Hotel itself has recently been modernised to above average standard.

    Stayed October 04, Reception Staff as previously pointed out are not the best and require training.

    Parking was a nightmare, we parked to the rear of the hotel and was woken early hours with a request to move our car which had been parked in a designated bay. Not a happy camper at 8.30 on a Sunday morning.

    Hotel fabulous, staff Hmm.......

    from

    I stayed as part of a hen party, and whilst the hotel was imaculate - the staff, especially on reception, seemed in desperate need of training. And also - the hotel rooms were like a maze - it was pot luck if you found your room - the directions were just tooooo confusing!!!

    In summary - The hotel itself was fab - but the staff need some desperate training - more so in communicating with each other.

    Great Building, Shame about the Staff!

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    Great Hotel, but staff training urgently needed!

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Carousel Blackpool

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent