Grand Metropole Hotel  3 stars

Princess Parade, Blackpool, United Kingdom, FY1 1RQ  show mapSave
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Overview

Grand Metropole Hotel is placed in the center of Blackpool and offers snooker tables, a cocktail lounge and live entertainment. The classic hotel serves as an example of Victorian architecture in Blackpool.

It provides good location within close proximity to Ripley's Believe It Or Not!, Stanley Park and Blackpool Zoo. The property is 550m away from Sea Life Blackpool, Central Pier and Winter Gardens & Opera House Theatre Blackpool.

This hotel is ideally based close to a zoo and restaurants.

5km to the Blackpool airport.

Rooms

The hotel's non-smoking rooms are appointed with central heating, satellite TV, a personal computer, coffee/tea making facilities and a patio. Many rooms feature a wonderful view of the Irish Sea. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer available in all guestrooms.

Eat

In the morning an extensive traditional English breakfast is served. The 24-hour restaurant provides light meals. Coastal Cafe bar features a terrace and Wi-Fi and offers coffee.

Work

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

Relax

The property features board games and a game room for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

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

Number of rooms   178.

City Center Blackpool - 2000 ft
Airports Blackpool Airport (BLK) - 2.8 mi, Liverpool John Lennon (LPL) - 33.9 mi
Train Stations Pleasure Beach Railway Station - 1.6 mi
Bus stop - 1700 ft
Restaurants Frankie and Bennys New York Italian Bar and Restaurant (cuisine: Italian) - 500 ft, The manchester (cuisine: Family Fare) - 400 ft
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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Doctor on call
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
Services
  • Shops/Commercial Services
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Beach access
  • Live entertainment
  • Animation
Room view
  • Sea view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
Media
  • Satellite TV
  • In-room computer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access

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.

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View: Sea view
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    View: Sea view
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      Bed type: Triple
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        Bed type: Two Single Beds
        View: Sea view
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          Grand Metropole Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions
          • Blott Artist Studios
            3000 ft
          Popular areas
          • City Center
            1700 ft
          • Central Pier
            2700 ft
          • Coral Island
            2700 ft
          Places of interest
          • Blackpool Trades Club
            400 ft
          • Louis Tussauds Waxworks
            1000 ft
          • The Blackpool Tower
            1400 ft
          • 2000 ft
          • Gypsy Jane Anna
            2000 ft
          • Blackpool Number One Club
            2300 ft
          • Sea Life Centre
            2700 ft
          Sport related
          • Blackpool Football Club
            2300 ft
          Amusement
          • Odeon Blackpool
            700 ft
          • Odeon Cinema
            700 ft
          • Premier Bowl Blackpool
            1000 ft
          • Premier Bowl
            1000 ft
          • Arcade
            1400 ft
          • Playbarn
            1700 ft
          • Illuminations
            2700 ft
          • Riley Snooker Club
            2700 ft
          • A T L Leisure
            3000 ft
          Monuments and Landmarks
          • Tower Ballroom
            2700 ft
          Museums
          • Dr Who Exhibition & Museum
            1000 ft
          Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
          • Sealife Centre
            1000 ft
          • Blackpool Sea Life Centre
            1700 ft
          Theaters
          • North Pier Theatre
            1000 ft
          • 2300 ft
          • Blackpool Winter Gardens
            2700 ft
          • The Winter Gardens
            3000 ft
          Marina
          • Central Beach
            2700 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Blackpool Model Village & Gardens
            1.2 mi
            East Park Drive, Blackpool
          • Pleasure Beach
            1.4 mi
            Ocean Blvd, Blackpool
          • Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
            1.4 mi
            Units 5&6 Ocean Blvd, Blackpool
          • Pleasure Beach Big One
            1.5 mi
            525 Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool
          • Blackpool Zoo
            1.6 mi
            East Park Drive, Blackpool

          Near the hotel

          • Madame Tussauds Blackpool
            1700 ft
            89 Promenade, Blackpool
          • Blackpool's Central Pier
            1700 ft
            The Promenade, Blackpool
          • Sea Life Blackpool
            2000 ft
            The Promenade, Blackpool
          • Blackpool Tower
            2800 ft
            The Promenade, Blackpool
          • The Blackpool Tower Dungeon
            2600 ft
            Bank Hey Street, Blackpool
          • VIVA Cabaret Showbar & Events Suite
            3100 ft
            3 Church Street, Blackpool
          • Stanley Park
            3400 ft
            West Park Drive, Blackpool

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Frankie and Bennys New York Italian Bar and Restaurant

            52% likes this, based on 151 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: USD 16 - USD 57

            500 ft
            Festival Park, Rigby Road

            Phone: +44 (0)1253 292479

          • The manchester

            53% likes this, based on 37 reviews
            Cuisine: Family Fare

            400 ft
            Golden mile
          • Ali Baba Takeaway

            50% likes this, based on 35 reviews

            400 ft
            198 Central Drive

            Phone: 01253 295900

          • Empress Grill Room

            58% likes this, based on 47 reviews
            Cuisine: European
            Price Range: USD 18 - USD 49

            500 ft
            Winter Gardens

            Phone: 01253 629625

          • Swift Hound

            60% likes this, based on 114 reviews
            Cuisine: British

            600 ft
            Rigby Road

            Phone: 01253 807 393

          Grand Metropole Hotel Reviews

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

          Average guest rating

          6.4
          out of 10
          Good
          Based on 820 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Value
          4.9
          Dining
          7.4
          Location
          7.8
          Rooms
          4.2
          Service
          3.8

          Individual guest reviews

          • Older travelers

            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

            • Average rating
              7.8
          • Single

            Faded grandeur. Good public rooms.

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

            • Average rating
              5.4
          • Older travelers

            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.

            • Average rating
              5.0
          • Group of friends

            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 .

            • Average rating
              2.8
          • Couple

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

            everthing would never go back

            • Average rating
              3.2
          • Couple

            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

            • Average rating
              6.4
          • Single

            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

            • Average rating
              4.0
          • Older travelers

            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

            • Average rating
              6.6
          • Older travelers

            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

            • Average rating
              3.8
          • Older travelers

            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.

            • Average rating
              9.6
          • Older travelers

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

            No organist

            • Average rating
              7.4
          • Older travelers

            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.

            • Average rating
              6.2
          • Group of friends

            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

            • Average rating
              7.0
          • Older travelers

            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.

            • Average rating
              8.0
          • Older travelers

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

            • Average rating
              3.8
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