Grand Metropole Hotel - Blackpool

Princess Parade, Blackpool, United Kingdom, FY1 1RQ  show map
 3 stars
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Grand Metropole Hotel - Blackpool

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Billiards/Pool tables

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The unique 3-star Grand Metropole Hotel offers non-smoking accommodation in an entertainment area of Blackpool. Built in 1776, the hotel is a combination of Victorian architecture and modern facilities.

It is placed close to the beach district, in the vicinity of Ripley's Believe It Or Not!, Stanley Park and Blackpool Model Village & Gardens. The property is placed next to Sea Life Blackpool, Central Pier and Winter Gardens & Opera House Theatre Blackpool as well as a zoo and restaurants.

Due to the hotel's good location, it will only take you a 5-minute drive to get to Blackpool airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 175 rooms. All of them feature coffee/tea making facilities, a trouser press, central heating, satellite TV and a patio. All of the rooms have a wonderful view over the sea. They boast modern decor and offer coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle.

Eat

The hotel offers an extensive traditional English breakfast served at the restaurant. The 24-hour restaurant provides delicious meals. Coffee can be savored in the café bar.

Services

Guests can make use of room service, wake up service and shopping service as well as parking, a safe deposit box and currency exchange.

Relax

Leisure facilities include snooker tables, a cocktail lounge and live entertainment.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is GBP 3 per day.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   178.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Business corner
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Animation
  • Live entertainment
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Princess Parade, Blackpool, United Kingdom, FY1 1RQ

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City Center
  • Blackpool
    700 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Pleasure Beach Railway Station
    3.7km
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Nunzio's (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean)
    70 m
  • The Soul Suite
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    178

Rooms and availability

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Premier Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 16m2
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    Standard Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
    Size: 16m2
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    Rooms have their own bathroom, and feature a TV, along with facilities for making tea and coffee.

    Room facilities
      Standard Triple Room
      Bed type: Triple
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      Room facilities
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        Bed type: Quad
        Size: 16m2
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          Superior Double Room
          Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
          Size: 16m2
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Grand Metropole Hotel - Blackpool Blackpool location
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            Hotel Address:

            Princess Parade, Blackpool, United Kingdom, FY1 1RQ

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Blackpool
              700 m
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Pleasure Beach Railway Station
              3.7km
            • Bus stop
              400 m
            Restaurants
            • Nunzio's (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean)
              70 m
            • The Soul Suite
              50 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of rooms:
              178

            Grand Metropole Hotel Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Galley Artemisa - 400 m
            • Blott Artist Studios - 400 m
            • Blackpool Tower - 600 m
            • Gynn Gallery - 1.1km

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 600 m

            Places of interest

            Amusement

            Monuments and Landmarks

            Museums

            Parks

            • Raikes Hall Palace Gardens - 1.0km

            Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

            • Blackpool Sea Life Centre - 800 m
            • Sealife Centre - 1.0km

            Theaters

            Marina

            Local Attractions

            • Stanley Park - 1.9km
              West Park Drive, Blackpool
            • Blackpool Zoo - 2.9km
              East Park Drive, Blackpool
            • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! - 3.4km
              Units 5&6 Ocean Blvd, Blackpool
            • Blackpool Model Village & Gardens - 2.6km
              East Park Drive, Blackpool
            • Pleasure Beach - 3.4km
              Ocean Blvd, Blackpool

            Near the hotel

            • North Pier - 150 m
              North Promenade, Blackpool
            • Blackpool Tower - 480 m
              The Promenade, Blackpool
            • Sea Life Blackpool - 770 m
              The Promenade, Blackpool
            • Blackpool's Central Pier - 930 m
              The Promenade, Blackpool
            • VIVA Cabaret Showbar & Events Suite - 340 m
              3 Church Street, Blackpool
            • The Blackpool Tower Dungeon - 510 m
              Bank Hey Street, Blackpool
            • Madame Tussauds Blackpool - 930 m
              89 Promenade, Blackpool

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Nunzio's - 70 m

              Address: 2 - 4 Queen Street
              Phone: 01253 628926

              72% likes this, based on 249 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
              Price Range: GBP 10 - GBP 33

            • Tiramisu - 140 m

              Address: 91 Abingdon Street
              Phone: 0871 5299371

              70% likes this, based on 395 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

            • Toast Cafe Bar & Grill Restaurant Blackpool - 270 m

              Address: 28 Corporation Street
              Phone: 01253749777

              66% likes this, based on 740 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Tapas, English
              Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 57

            • The Soul Suite - 50 m

              Address: 142 Promenade
              Phone: 01253 753007

              73% likes this, based on 122 reviews

            • Hilton Hotel Restaurant - 90 m

              Address: Promenade

              58% likes this, based on 41 reviews
              Cuisine: European

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of rooms:
              178

            Grand Metropole Hotel Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Metropole Hotel

            Individual guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              Close to town centre and walking distance to everything

              The room was ok but it was next to the main road and there was a lot of noise outside because nightclub and takeaways the bedroom window was dirty there was no curtain on the bathroom window the handle on the bath was loose and the toilet seat was as well could not park car in car park at hotel had to park distance away and had to pay around £20.00 in total to leave it over night and during the day the hotel could do with a bit of a uplift bit dated breakfast was ok but the eggs where cold fried bread was a bit fatty

            • Single
              5.4

              Faded grandeur. Good public rooms.

              Very poor bedroom. Cold shower. Food too basic but catering for coach tours in winter.

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              The room was ok. Outdated tv no phone in room. Hote as a whole run down and not very clean. Never seen so many cobwebs on lights. Breakfast was desgusting and cold. Wont be staying again. We usualy stay at premier in. will be staying there in the future. Entetainment at the metropole was not worth the time of day unless your drunk. How do they justify over 10 pounds for 2 drinks. Never again.

            • Group of friends
              2.8

              Staff attitudes to each other and guests were hostile, standard of rooms were not good, menu had little choices and dining room was dirty and cutlery needs replacing , lifts smelt of urine, the list is endless , overall very disappointed and will not recommend to anyone .

            • Couple
              3.2

              nothing staff very rude no manners and everthing an affort for them

              everthing would never go back

            • Couple
              6.4

              The position of the hotel couldnt be better , and the food is fairly good

              We paid £260 for this hotel for 2 nights supposed to get a spa room but just got a double cus the hotel was full and couldnt give us a spa but we still paid the full price

            • Single
              4.0

              Very dirty had to change rooms and when I did had to have some funiture removed because it was so badly stained on servicing my room cleaning products were left in my room (mark hazardous) very smelly very old and run down dinner service not entertained - due to table lay up ie bread potions already on table prior to opening of service this questions freshness of their food products live entertainment minimal you blink and you'd miss it, however those people who did see were not happy I have never seen so many people complain about a hotel before, however the staff seemed unaware of anything

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              We had a good sea view room. Very convenient for shows and shopping

              Staff seemed unhappy and not very friendly.however this wouldn't stop us Using the hotel again. As regular customers of the grand in Llundudno We expected the same kind of service that we get there but this was the case. Perhaps the metropole is a lot bigger and we felt it was a bit like a conveyor belt on which we were just a number. Since returning home we have recommended the hotel to some friends

            • Older travelers
              3.8

              the weather !

              The room was small had a hole in the windowsill the bathroom fan didn't work and the view was of 3 rotten brick walls and bird sh*t ,the tv hed tap holding it togeather

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              Location excellent, room clean and very comfortable, good value for money.

              Was put off slightly by attitude of one of the receptionists,the booking form stated we could book in at 3pm, the receptionist appeared to take great pleasure in telling us to come back at 3.30pm giving no explanation. We then had to walk around Blackpool until 3.30pm we had already waited in the town until 3pm and wanted to get into room to leave bags and get changed. I felt she was very rude and off putting.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              The location, entertainment, but we do miss the organist for dancing

              No organist

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              The hotel is close to the town and the tower. My husband and i only stayed for bed and breakfast, that was nice. the hotel is big and very spacious. Lift to all floors. Service at the bar, fairly quick. i would use this hotel again, as i use this for quickness for the town and nightlife. The rooms are basic, clean, but some rooms have quite a bit of damp.

              Some of the staff seem to have attitude problem and come across as quite rude. The lift goes to all floors, but once you are out of the lift you can walk a far distance to your rooms, going up and down small stairs and walking long corridors. the breakfast is nice, but wouldn't recommend the evening meal, the fish was cheap frozen fish, pasta dishes not nice and meat very tough. Its just as cheap to eat out rather than pay extra for the evening meal. The hotel is big, but apart from the bar, theres not a lot to do in there. Ok for just chilling or using it as a base just to sleep. We stayed on the lower ground, we couldnt get a signal on our phone, the other rooms on the floors we could. Wouldnt recommend the lower ground.

            • Group of friends
              7.0

              The location was the best as well as the food as much as you can eat

              Cleanliness wasnt really bad but the staff could do with a shake down

            • Older travelers
              8.0

              My wife and I enjoyed our stay very much. We especially liked the location of the Hotel for access to the Tower and shops etc. Being able to park our car close to the Hotel was good as my wife is partially disabled and the closeness made it easier to access the car.

              We thought the food in the Premier Restaurant would have been of a higher standard, but was ok. Guests having no thought for the appearance at the front door stamping out cigarettes on pathway, and in the gravel at the side. Perhaps your Manager will have a look at these.

            • Older travelers
              3.8

              Old and run down, just not a comfortable place for us to stay in.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Grand Metropole Hotel - Blackpool Blackpool location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Princess Parade, Blackpool, United Kingdom, FY1 1RQ

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Blackpool
              700 m
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Pleasure Beach Railway Station
              3.7km
            • Bus stop
              400 m
            Restaurants
            • Nunzio's (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean)
              70 m
            • The Soul Suite
              50 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of rooms:
              178
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