Big Blue Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • Big Blue Hotel is just off Blackpool Promenade, adjacent to Blackpool Pleasure Beach (open daily until 4 November)
  • Blackpool Tower is a 15-minute tram ride from the property
  • Deluxe rooms feature their own lounge and fireplace

Enjoyed This
(294 Member Ratings)
"Very satisfied with the total experience"
Dec 10, 2018
Llandudno, United Kingdom


Map & Directions

Parking is free. Blackpool North railway station is less than 15 minutes' drive from the hotel and Blackpool Pleasure Beach station is less than five minutes' walk from the hotel.

Rooms & Rates

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As the name suggests, this property is big (it has 157 rooms) and it is painted an unmissable shade of blue. The hotel is just off the Promenade on Blackpool's South Shore, less than 15 minutes by tram from the centre of this lively seaside resort. 

There are plenty of attractions nearby, including Sandcastle Waterpark -- the UK's largest indoor waterpark -- less than 10 minutes' walk from the hotel. The iconic Blackpool Tower, which was built in 1894 and has an observation deck offering views of the seafront, is less than 10 minutes' drive (or 15 minutes' tram ride) away. Blackpool Pleasure Beach (open daily until 4 November) is adjacent to the hotel -- there's an exclusive entrance into the theme park for guests (time restrictions apply).

The hotel has a  fully equipped studio gym (free for guests) and services including personal training, massages and sports injury therapy are available by appointment for an extra fee. The Blues Bar & Brasserie is open all day for drinks and dining. There's a children's menu and kids can help prepare their own pizzas, tortilla wraps and ice cream sundaes. Afternoon tea is served in the bar area or on the patio, weather permitting. There's an à la carte evening menu, and during the day, a bistro-style menu of light bites, sandwiches and meals in the informal café bar.

Bedrooms are decorated with Designers Guild fabrics. There are family rooms with separate children's areas featuring bunk beds and PlayStation 3 consoles. Spacious Deluxe suites have separate lounge areas with contemporary fireplaces and Juliet balconies overlooking the Pleasure Beach. Wi-Fi is free.



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Off-street parking
  • Parking (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: No extra bed available. A child under 2 can stay free of charge, on request, when sharing parents’ room, using existing bedding or a travel cot. Travel cots are not allowed in all room types, please contact the hotel directly to inquire. 

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Car parking is subject to availability and charges will apply from the 1st of April 2019. 

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(294 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Big Blue Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.4 Location
4.7 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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Other Comments
Once again issues with the evening meal - this time a frozen goats cheese tart - spoiled an otherwise excellent stay.
David Dec 11, 2018 Bradford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very satisfied with the total experience
Susil Dec 10, 2018 Llandudno, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely comfortable big bed
Other Comments
Food is excellent
Arthur Dec 09, 2018 Penrith, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
All of it
Helen Dec 08, 2018 Manchester, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Excellent spacious rooms with great amenities. all the hotel really clean. excellent food and service in restaurant. Could not find any fault.Free parking.
John Nov 29, 2018 Nottingham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The food quality was very good
Other Comments
All staff seemed to believe in what they where doing.
William H Nov 28, 2018 Benisili, Spain
Enjoyed Most
Couldn't choose just one thing - all excellent
Other Comments
Lovely hotel, great location, free parking a bonus
Jean Nov 27, 2018 Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Friendly staff lovely evening meal.
Other Comments
Breakfast could have been better the bacon and sausage where tough and the overall breakfast was cold.
Alan Nov 25, 2018 Heywood, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Rooms very clean and comfortable. Just walk across the road for a tram into the centre. Stayed here a few times, looking for the next deal.
Sandra Nov 25, 2018 Wigan, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
Very good value
stephen Nov 17, 2018 Lincoln, United Kingdom

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