Blackpool

Big Blue Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Big Blue Hotel is located just off Blackpool Promenade, a few minutes' walk from the beach
  • Blackpool Tower is a 15-minute tram ride from the property
  • The hotel is next to the Pleasure Beach amusement park -- ideal for those seeking a "high-tech adrenalin hit" (Lonely Planet)
  • Deluxe rooms feature their own lounge and fireplace

95%
Enjoyed This
(21 Member Ratings)
"The location was good. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was a good size and very clean."
Shirley
May 02, 2017
Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

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

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

As the name suggests, this hotel 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. The property is next to Blackpool Pleasure Beach (open on weekends only February-March and daily from 1 April) -- the Big One, which is the UK's tallest rollercoaster, provides a backdrop to the hotel and can be seen from a number of its bedrooms. 

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) from the property.

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 a fee. The Blues Bar & Brasserie is open all day for drinks and dining. There's a children's menu and kids can get involved, preparing 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 throughout.

Amenities

General

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

Services

  • 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

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

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

Parking

  • Complimentary parking
  • Off-street parking

Accessibility

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

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge, for children aged 1 and under. This includes breakfast. Please use the Special Requests field to request a cot.

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.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

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

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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95%
Enjoyed This
(21 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Big Blue Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.3 Location
4.6 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
The location was good. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was a good size and very clean.
Shirley May 02, 2017 Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Staff very friendly and helpful.
Other Comments
Food excellent - would recommend the hotel for an evening meal. An excellent hotel in the heart of Blackpool.
Helen Apr 24, 2017 Bradford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The whole experience
Other Comments
Family friendly 4star hotel. Brilliant
Mrs t Higgins Apr 10, 2017 cleethorpes, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
lovely décor, food, location
claire Apr 10, 2017 Kettering, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Food and service 1st class. Lovely room
pauline Apr 16, 2017 Sheffield, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The warm welcome from friendly staff, lovely surroundings and good food
Jill Apr 15, 2017 Leeds, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The staff were excellent and so was the food
Other Comments
Great stay
John Mar 27, 2017 swadlincote, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
everything
mrs janet pearson Mar 07, 2017 leighton buzzard beds, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely warm room with view of the pleasure beach. Bottle of red wine waiting! Breakfast with quality food and good choice.
Angela Mar 19, 2017 fleetwood, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Loved everything about it
Luan Mar 26, 2017 Preston, United Kingdom

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