Hotels In Blackpool
A Guide To Hotels In Blackpool
Blackpool has always been a favourite for Brits holidaying at home, and there's loads of accommodation options ranging from 5 star hotels to quirky B&Bs that can suit everyone's budget, even good quality hostels are available.
You should also check out the different areas of Blackpool. Hotels along the seafront can come at a premium but are obviously a far more popular option, particularly with those much desired sea view options.
Getting to, from and around Blackpool
There are two train stations in the city, Blackpool North, the main station, and Blackpool South. If travelling by train from other parts of the UK, you'll likely find you'll be arriving into Blackpool North station which is less than 500m from the seaside.
Blackpool is a relatively easy city to get around, and when the sun is shining, there's no better way to explore the town by foot, especially taking a stroll along the promenade.
Things to do in Blackpool
The beaches and bright lights of Blackpool are what often attract visitors. Blackpool's infamous Pleasure Beach was once a favourite with many British holidaymakers.
Be sure to take a trip up Blackpool Tower for a view across the town. The 120th tallest tower in the world hosts a see through glass ledge, venture out if you dare! Adult tickets cost £10.50 and children cost £8. Save up to 38% with family tickets or you can also save by booking package tickets, taking in other attractions in Blackpool.
Where to stay in Blackpool
The main town centre area, just south of Blackpool train station is the most popular area to stay with easy access to all the shops, bars, restaurants and, of course, the beach. There are plenty of hotels and B&bs in the town centre to choose from, loads of which are independently run. If you want to be central, anywhere between the north and central Blackpool piers is ideal.
For a quieter stay, there are plenty of hotels running along the seafront from Blackpool airport in the south to North Shore and Bispham further up the coast. For an alternative, try heading to Lytham St Anne's for a quieter town feel yet still with easy access to Blackpool town centre.
There's a wide variety of accommodation in Blackpool to suit all budgets and reasons for visiting. Many visitors will come for a holiday to relax and enjoy the beaches so holiday parks are great option in this case, as they cater very well for families with loss of activities and entertainment on hand.
For couples looking to get away, the hotel options in Blackpool are plenty. Try one of the independent b&bs or an upmarket hotel for more of a romantic stay. If you're heading to Blackpool with a group of friends, budget accommodation like Premier Inns and Travelodges are a fantastic option, often with rooms holding up to four adults so it's easy to share the costs.