Seafront hotel located along the famous Blackpool promenade
Located along the seafront promenade, the Edwardian Hotel Blackpool provides a suitable destination for those looking to enjoy seasonal attractions or the Lancashire town centre itself.
Situated between the South and Central piers, the establishment is readily accessible for those heading into the town as well as a convenient location for those looking to investigate the town and its surrounding areas.
The hotel consists of 47 guestrooms all of which come complete with en-suite bathroom facilities. 12 of these rooms have a sea view and balcony. Guests can expect to pay a small surcharge for this particular luxury. Rooms accommodate up to four people, making this suitable lodgings for family holidays.
Each bedroom includes a colour television and wireless internet connection. An iron, ironing board, and tea and coffee making facilities are also provided to add a little comfort.
The 2-star property includes a dining room which serves a varied menu of food. During breakfast, guests can choose between a continental style and full English breakfast. A specialised childrens menu is also offered, whilst those with particular dietary needs (vegetarian, gluten-free, etc.) should contact the hotel in advance in order that special dishes can be provided.
The Edwardian Hotel Blackpool also features two lounges. The Sun Lounge is elevated enough for visitors to have an uninterrupted view of the seafront and promenade. As such, its a fine venue to sit back and relax for an hour or so. The adjoining Bar Lounge offers a good variety of drinks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, and also houses the hotels evening entertainment. Cabaret, karaoke, and quiz nights are just some of the events on offer.
One of the services the hotel offers is the booking of tickets at the Grand Theatre. The theatre, which has been open since 1894, houses a variety of arts and performances within its walls, which themselves are delicately decorated and remarkable to look at.
Other popular attractions that guests might like to visit include the towns three piers and famous tower. Blackpool Tower, which also opened in 1894, towers above the cityscape at 158 metres high. A restaurant and ballroom can be found at the summit, both of which have become famous in their own right over the years. The towns piers (North, Central, and South) all provide visitors with a boardwalk out into the Irish Sea. Whilst they no longer serve a transport purpose, visitors can enjoy a host of rides, cafs, shops, and other features.
Whilst the town is known as one of Britains favoured summer seaside resorts, it also offers out-of-season visitors a number of interesting sights, none more so that the world famous illuminations. Each year, for 66 days from September six miles of the towns seafront is illuminated by millions of coloured light bulbs. The sight of a tram passing fully illuminated is rather unique it has to be said.
For those guests at the Edwardian Hotel Blackpool that want to take a few hours away from the holiday atmosphere, both the town centre shopping district and Blackpool Football Club. The Tangerines play their football at Bloomfield Road, about five minutes walk away from the hotel.