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Big Blue Hotel

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Ocean Boulevard Pleasure Beach, Blackpool FY4 1ND England
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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
Updated 12/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#16 of 86 hotels in Blackpool
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Choose the Big Blue Hotel at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, where chic, cutting-edge design blends seamlessly with an attention to detail and a level of service that is second to none. This modern, 4-star hotel is perfectly located for a luxury break, business trip or family holiday, with modern accommodation at affordable prices. All 157 bedrooms are designed with wonderful fabrics from Designers Guild and offer en-suite bedrooms with free WiFi, flat screen TVs with Freeview, iron/ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, heating control, 24-hour room service, smoke alarms, duvets, power shower, key card access, air cooling system and DVD players. The hotel offers contemporary accommodation right next to Pleasure Beach, Blackpool's biggest tourist attraction. Dining at the stylish Blues Bar & Brasserie is a fabulous and enjoyable experience. Whether it’s a piping hot cappuccino or a delicious meal, it offers a tasteful backdrop to relax and dine in comfort.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Children's television networks
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Street parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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SarahJaneSmith999 wrote a review Today
Aberdeen, United Kingdom21 contributions2 helpful votes
Just back home in Scotland after another great time in Blackpool. As a family of 5 the large family rooms have always been perfect for us. This was about our 4th or 5th time staying here. The rooms are fab with everything you need, our kids enjoy looking out of the window into the Pleasure Beach. The hotel is always clean, the breakfast is excellent with lots of choice and the restaurant in the evenings is excellent. Parking is reasonable and we enjoy the location of the hotel. Close to a tram stop but also fine to walk into the centre if you want to stretch your legs. It’s the measure of a good hotel when you see some same faces each time you visit. A special mention to Seyhmus in the restaurant and also to the young restaurant supervisor (Billie?) who looked after us. Our kids are growing fast and so we are pleased that from speaking to reception the hotel can do interconnecting rooms. We will probably look at this option for next time.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Ingrid X wrote a review Yesterday
Blackpool, United Kingdom4 contributions
Stayed here with my family and first impressions of the hotel was WOW . Check in was super easy and greeted with a warm welcome from the lovely receptionists . Couldn’t get over the fact how spotlessly clean the place was . We entered the bedroom and found a little alcove with 2 bunk beds and 2 tvs ( a little bit of privacy for the parents ), a huge big bed & bathroom with a power shower which was presented lovely , Teas and coffees - plenty of them . The room was immaculately clean. Not a spot of dust anywhere ! All the staff that we came across from Room attendants to reception to restaurant were all lovely and polite and couldn’t do enough for us . I wondered if the people commenting below me have stayed in the same hotel !!! We have visited the pleasure beach so we couldn’t wait to get back to the hotel for an evening meal which was mouthwatering . We had beef stroganoff , pork belly and chicken breast . All cooked to perfection. Tram and bus stop is just across the road . So easy to get to town and not worry about parking your car . We even went to Fleetwood on the tram. We haven’t used the car park but seems big enough - so cannot commenting on that . I can honestly say, we cannot wait to come back again . We all loved it. Thank you Big Blue x
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Trams /bus tickets can be bought from the tram itself- to save money you can buy a daily pass and...
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Russ M wrote a review Yesterday
Grantham, United Kingdom68 contributions25 helpful votes
Fantastic Hotel. Superb rooms spacious and modern. The staff are very friendly and the food is excellent. There were 15 of us who met to celebrate a school reunion. After 52 years. We all came from all over the country. Massively impressed with everything at very reasonable prices.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Be advised that parking is secure but it costs £15
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Laura C wrote a review 23 Oct
Aberdeen, United Kingdom61 contributions64 helpful votes
Lovely looking hotel, family room is fantastic for kids. Our bathroom was a disaster the extractors fan wasn’t working so it was a damp all the time, the shower screen didn’t fit so we landed up flooding the floor every shower. Staff were all very helpful at all times. The cleaner didn’t even let us check out and she was in wanting to see when we’d be gone!! Then the breakfast for classing itself as a 4* the breakfast was basic fry up or very little continental no cold meats or cheese. My biggest pet hate is kids all over the place serving themselves when the place is busy. I take half of them wouldn’t do half that at home. I do trace with kids and yes the sit and we get. It’s situated at the pleasure beach and trams stop is easy accessible. Parking well here’s the thing £15 a night is a massive rip off no discount for guests or guaranteed space. That’s Blackpool parking though.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Nottstraveller85 wrote a review 20 Oct
Nottingham, United Kingdom2 contributions2 helpful votes
I do like the big blue and have been several times before but this time I did feel a few things weren’t as good! 1) Rooms weren’t serviced/cleaned daily. Previously when we’ve been our towels were changed daily, bins were emptied, beds were made and we were given fresh cups/tea bags to make a drink. This time we were informed there was no room service and if we wanted towels changed/bins emptied or even toilet rolls we’d have to ask! For the price we paid it’s a little demeaning to have to go to reception to ask for toilet roll and clean towels!! When we asked for clean cups we were told to clean our existing ones in the sink - delightful! 2) Room service - weve always been able to order food/drinks to the room for a charge which we’ve always been happy to pay. This time we were informed we could only have room service IF we booked the day before. Room service has always been a last minute convenience thing for us when we’re tired after a long day. Seems a little crazy to know the day before if your going to want it or not. 3) Parking charges - previously we paid around £5 per day which is acceptable. This time round it was £45 for 3 days parking. Seemed very excessive! 4) Rooms are noisy! Could hear everything but I suppose that’s not any different to any other time? There was the usual good points such as a friendly staff in the bar/dining area but I do feel this stay was a bit of a let down compared to previous stays (and yet still as expensive!). Hopefully the owners will sort this out.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$74 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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big blue blackpool, big blue hotel blackpool, hotel big blue, big blackpool blue hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLancashireBlackpool
NUMBER OF ROOMS
157
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Frequently Asked Questions about Big Blue Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Big Blue Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Big One (0.1 km), The Crypt (0.3 km), and Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Big Blue Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Big Blue Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Big Blue Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Big Blue Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Big Blue Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Blues Bar & Brasserie, The Beachside Restaurant at the Boulevard Hotel, and Pizza Hut - Ocean Boulevard.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Big Blue Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Big Blue Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Big Blue Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Big Blue Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Blackpool War Memorial (6.9 km).
Does Big Blue Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the park view available here.