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Welcome to The Grays Hotel

Address: 62 Reads Avenue, Blackpool, FY1 4DE

Telephone: 01253 621091 01253 621091

Hotel Description

Awarded a Visit Britain 3 star rating. The Grays is a friendly, family run bed and breakfast with an excellent reputation for warm and friendly service,excellent comfortable accommodation and freshly cooked breakfasts using quality local ingredients. The Grays is ideally positioned in the very heart of Blackpool and within easy reach of all the bus and train stations, coach parks and major car parks. We are conveniently placed for the Tower, Wintergardens, town centre shopping area, shows and clubs and the Promenade. The Pleasure Beach, Blackpool Zoo and all Blackpool's other world famous attractions are easily accessed. All rooms are en suite with complimentary toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities. Free wi-fi is available throughout and limited free parking is available.

Our Facilities

  • Parking Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Bar
  • Family Rooms
  • City Centre Location
  • Internet Services
  • Wifi Available
  • Vegetarian Food Available
  • City Breaks
  • Romantic Breaks
  • Country Retreat

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Hotel Reviews - The Grays Hotel

Weekend
Nice and clean owners very nice and helpful very kind. Food very good and choices excellent

Seal - 13th Jun, 2016
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Perfect Place To Stay
Enjoyed a 3 night stay at the hotel. Our room was very clean and very comfortable and breakfast was very tasty. This is a lovely place to stay as handy for the main areas and we felt very welcome and relaxed.

Margaret Bulmer - 7th Jun, 2016
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Summer Bash
Very enjoyable,rooms clean breakfast good,family joined us in the bar at night and made us feel like one of the family.Already pre booked for next year,thankyou Grays for your hospitality.

Robert Hey - 31st May, 2016
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Bank Holiday Weekend
Had a great stay. Comfy clean great breakfast. Would definitely stay again.

Linda Gray - 31st May, 2016
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A Lovely Stay
Room 6 a superior double room is a must. Owners and their family so friendly and helpful. Breakfast was cracking. Central to town, the tower and sea front. Overall a lovely weekend stay.

Paul Hardy - 30th May, 2016
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Great Place To Stay
Friendly and welcoming owners . The rooms are clean and tidy nice breakfast .cant fault the place .only hotel i use when visting blackpool

Stuart Whittington - 3rd May, 2016
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Very Welcoming Great Service
Good place to stay clean and made to feel very welcome. Would recommend.

Samantha Smith - 26th Apr, 2016
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Outstanding!
Home away from home! We felt very welcome from the minute we arrived to minute we left. Breakfast was outstanding, fantastic bar, very clean establishment from which I couldn't find any faults! Definitely recommend!

Jean Morris - 29th Mar, 2016
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Great Hotel
Spotless hotel great breakfast very friendly owners would definitely stop again

Lee Benson Late Rooms - 29th Mar, 2016
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Easter Stay
Very friendly couple who run the Hotel, room was very clean and bed was super comfortable and an excellent breakfast. we enjoyed our stay.

Malcolm Woods - 28th Mar, 2016
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Relaxing Stay
We enjoyed our stay here on saturday 12th march,had a quiet peaceful night comfy beds and most of all comfy pillows.

breakfast buffet and cooked english to your liking.

loverly friendly couple and plan to return again

Julie Cooper - 14th Mar, 2016
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November 7-9th 2015
Just got back from a truly relaxing weekend break. Very friendly staff who made you feel extremely welcome. Very clean and warm. Breakfast was delicious. There is a car park a few doors down that cost me £10.00 for 48 hours very reasonable, would definitely recommend, and would go back again. Thanks :)

Paula Wilkinson - 10th Nov, 2015
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Good Weekend In Blackpool
Room - a little on the small side, but clean and bed comfortable.



Breakfast was amazing - a selection of cereals and fruit, juices and best of all full english or a selection of scrambled, poached eggs etc, or even kippers.

Robert Clough - 9th Nov, 2015
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Weekend Break
Lovely clean rooms, excellent breakfast

Miss. JANIC BELL - 29th Oct, 2015
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Grays 21/08/2015
second time we stayed here and was made very welcome lovely clean rooms / good location /nice friendly staff .... will be back soon !

Chaplain - 1st Sep, 2015
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Fantastic
Fantastic stay with brilliant hosts, rooms are lovely, breakfast was lovely everything overal was brilliant couldn't fault it.

Mrs. Michelle Davidson - 31st Aug, 2015
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Blades
Friendly polite made us all welcome

Christopher Lawlor - 30th Aug, 2015
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Excellent Place
We've stayed here on a number of occasions and are always very impressed.

A lovely little hotel with superb hosts.

Great value for money.

Chrysalis Holidays - 24th Aug, 2015
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Lovely Time
We had a great stay at Grays hotel. Lovely food and friendly host. Will stop again

Andrew Leonard - 24th Aug, 2015
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Will Be Back
Friendly service. Great clean rooms. Owners very welcoming. We had a great stay

Barry Mcglasson - 13th Aug, 2015
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Punk Weekend
Really enjoyed our stay. Room was clean abeit small but comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. Would definitely stay again

J Wood Lr - 10th Aug, 2015
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Miss
Best hotel in blackpool and ive stayed at alot. Breakfast was really yum. Room very clean, Warm and friendly. The location is perfect. Cant wait to stay again.

Lynsey Walker - 3rd Aug, 2015
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The Grays Hotel
We had a lovely stay at The Grays Hotel.

It was spotlessly clean, our room

was clean and very comfortable.

The food was very good and Gary and Jill

were lovely, really friendly and extremely

helpful. We will definitely stay again!

Narissa Smith - 5th Jul, 2015
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Lovely Hotel
My family had a very enjoyable stay at this hotel. The owners are very friendly, helpful and were welcoming and patience with the two toddlers in our group. The rooms are very clean and comfortable and the breakfast delicious. I recommend this hotel and will book again.

Tracey Hazlewood - 3rd Jul, 2015
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The Grays Hotel Blackpool
Great hotel in a good location were looked after from start to finish

Mr. derek saunders - 26th May, 2015
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Great Hotel Would Stay Again
We had a lovely break, very nice and friendly couple. breakfast was fab, great choice of foods 10/10 for breakfast, would definitely go back.

Gillian Patterson - 26th May, 2015
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Great Guest House
Lovely place to stay and lovely family made us more than welcome

Mrs. Deborah Darrigan - 25th May, 2015
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Would Recommend
Really nice place to stay, rooms very clean and quirky, good choice for breakfast menue. Owners really friendly and welcomeing. its only a five minute walk into town /sea front. We will definitely be booking again.

Andrew Hirst - 25th May, 2015
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Friendly Welcome
A very friendly place to be, clean rooms and all needs catered for. quality breakfast to start your day. Bar and lounge area very comfortable. already booked two more visits.

J Walker - 21st Apr, 2015
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Great Hotel
Lovely quiet b n b. Small room. Very clean.great breakfast.staff very polite.close to coach station and tower. Would deficient stay here again

Tracy Greenwood - 7th Apr, 2015
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Easter Visit
rooms clean and very comfortable,staff pleasant and helpful,just a bit of a hiccup with the parking but sorted out.all in all very nice stay.

Mr. Alan Clark - 7th Apr, 2015
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Friendly Stay
The room was very clean and comfy. Breakfast was great with a wide variety of choice. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Hotel located close to all main attractions. Would definitely stop again.

Laura Davies - 27th Mar, 2015
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Blackpools Hidden Little Gem !
Clean comfy friendly hotel, room wason the small side but hey-ho all yu need to do is sleep so suited us fine ! Lovely hearty breakfast, free parking, very central.

Jacqui Hall - 24th Mar, 2015
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Comfortable.
The room was well presented. The bed was very comfortable. The breakfast was plentiful and hot and he hosts could not do enough for you. Would definetly stay at the B and B again and would also recommend this B and B to anyone thinking of staying in blackpool. Sharon and Ste Mc.

Sharon McDonough - 2nd Mar, 2015
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The Grays
Stayed here for one night. Wish we had booked longer, lovely room great location. No complaints at all. Will definitely be staying here again.

Leon Harper - 21st Feb, 2015
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A Relaxing Weekend
this is a very nice cosy little hotel a very short walk from the resort centre rooms were clean and tidy and just what we needed for a relaxing weekend away cooked breakfast was also lovely and just what was needed on a cold day very pleasant lady owner certainly recommended

Andrew Rogers - 24th Nov, 2014
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Lovely Stay At The Grays Hotel
Me & my partner have just returned from a lovely two night stay at the grays hotel. Had a nice welcome & was so glad of the nice big comfy bed after a long 4 hour drive in the rain.

Room was very nice. Warm & a lovely en-suite.

Breakfast was very good & plenty of it.

Staff was nice,friendly & very helpful..

Walking distance from the tower & the opera house.

We managed to get a car parking space which was great so didn't have to worry though out our stay.

Would definelty recommend to our family & friends who are thinking of visiting Blackpool.

Thank you! 👍👍😀😀

Z Bolland - 23rd Nov, 2014
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Our Stay At Grays Hotel
Yet again fantastic hospitality, lovely and clean room, awesome breki gary & jill.very friendly homely hotel.excellent value for money. All round brilliant hosts. Cany waiy to come back again. Thankyou you all mafe our honeymoon weekend just the best, see you next year xx

A Flatt - 10th Nov, 2014
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Grays Hotel
What a fantastic hotel, service with a smile,the rooms were great, and the meals were beautiful, I would highly recommend this hotel to any age group.

N, Downing - 12th Oct, 2014
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Warm Welcome At Greys Hotel
excellent hosts and staff friendly hotel clean breakfast good hotel in a great position for all attractions with car parking

Mr. Brian Mcallister - 29th Sep, 2014
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Our Overnight Stay
our stay at the grays hotel was a pleasure clean room, breakfast excellent we would recommend it to others

Joe Lovelady - 15th Sep, 2014
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Brill Weekend.
nice location, friendly staff, good breakfast. would use again.

Paul Plant - 2nd Sep, 2014
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Mama Mia Weekend
Had a fabulous time, room and en suite spotless,breakfast terrific, organised, freshly cooked and presentable. When in Blackpool we will stay with you again, thankyou for your hospitality.

John Newbury - 31st Aug, 2014
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Lovely Stay
We had a lovely one night stay on bank holiday Sunday.We arrived to a lovely warm welcome,room was nice and clean and pleasantly decorated and good value for money.Breakfast was lovely with plenty of choice.With a buffet style to start of cereals,fresh fruit and croissants,followed by a full english breakfast if wanted.Would recommend the hotel to friends and family.

Miss. Louise Mccullock - 29th Aug, 2014
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The Grays
Really friendly hosts that run a very homely establishment, the Communal area's were modern and clean as were the room we occupied,the breakfast was very good and freshly prepared as you arrived at your table with a good breakfast menu to choose from.10/10 for food .thankyou :)

Leslie Ring - 28th Aug, 2014
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Great Stay
This is the second time we have been to the grays this year and must say its a great place to stay. The couple who run the place are friendly and will help you with any queries you have . The rooms are clean and the beds are comfy .and the breakfast was really tasty and enough to last you till dinner . We will be coming back

Stuart Whittington - 28th Aug, 2014
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The Grays Guest House
the grays guest house is basic.but very clean.we only stayed 2 nights but both days someone came in & made our beds up ready 4 following night which was great.breakfasts was very nice with plenty choices there was something 4 everyone on the menu.the owners & staff couldn't of been more friendly & helpful.we will defo stay in this guest house again.

Lillian Riding - 25th Aug, 2014
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4 Day Stay
Great place,clean tidy,pleasant,friendly staff and nice breakfast,will stay again.

Chris Beddard - 13th Aug, 2014
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Brilliant Stay
Fantastic I would be happy to recommend to anybody. Great hosts, clean and tad fully decorated rooms and lovely breakfast

Craig Townson - 27th Jul, 2014
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Grays Hotel
A nice friendly welcome all areas spotlessly clean nice comfy room a nice homely and relaxing atmosphere , excellent breakfast and would definitely stay again

Mr&mrs ellis - 23rd Jul, 2014
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The Grays Hotel
Nice friendly welcome , all areas spotlessly clean nice homely and relax feeling, nice comfortable room, and a really lovely breakfast and a nice friendly hotel staff really helpful and friendly will definitely stay again and would recommend to others

Robert Ellis - 23rd Jul, 2014
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Excellent Value
Excellent Value. Clean Rooms. Great location. Friendly staff. Exactly what you want. Would definately recommend.

Kevin Lake - 21st Jul, 2014
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Fantastic Time
We had a fab time staying at The Grays for 2 days. Gary & Jill can't do enough for you, nothing is too much trouble. The bedrooms are very well presented and Jill's breakfast is so filling! It was like home from home and will definitely be going back again x

Mrs. Alison Newstead - 18th Jul, 2014
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Superb Hotel
My wife and I stayed at the grays from 2nd to 6th may 2014, the owners gary and jill were very helpful and polite, and the hotel was first class, our room was very clean and spacious and decorated to a high standard, and the breakfast was excellent, will definitely return in the future. Thanks to Gary and Jill for a quality stay. Glen and Sharon.

Glen Gallloway - 6th May, 2014
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Lovely Welcome
What a little gem. Right from being greeted with a lovely welcome and early book in to our final farewell the whole experience was made special. Everyone is so nice and we felt at home throughout. We enjoyed the warm welcome in the bar after our nights out. If your looking for a good price with exceptional service look no further.

Thank you all

John Docherty - 23rd Apr, 2014
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Excellent
We really enjoyed our stay. The room was well sized and clean with the necessary equipment.the owners are really nice and friendly, engaging at all times. There's a bar. Its a short distance to the front so that was a bonus. We are probably coming back with the kids in a couple of weeks.

Darryl Wilson - 16th Mar, 2014
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Great Place Great Staff
We stayed at The Grays for one night whilst visiting blackpool.

the owners were friendly welcoming and couldnt do enough for us.

we had a family room which was a good size.The room was clean and the beds were comfortable.

Bar prices were reasonable and the bar area was nice and clean and the owners were sociable and made us feel welcome.

Breakfast was lovely and once again the owners made sure we had everything we needed.

overall this is a lovely friendly place to stay and we would definetly go back as its value for money and the location is great.

Vickie Mckay - 4th Mar, 2014
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Comfortable And Pleasant Stay
Very welcoming couple, especially as they were "closed" due to previous weather destruction to their roof, we managed to book up (website error) never the less we were made more than welcome and still allowed us to stay, room very comfortable, good size for a family of four. Kids loved their room, breakfast was just delicious! Very well located for sealift centre etc, not a noisy location which suited as having young children (out of season). Will certainly stay by there again during the summer without doubt :-) thank you!

Kayley Postles - 22nd Feb, 2014
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Response from Hotel
thanks for your review. we are so glad we were able to make your stay with us a comfortable one . We would love to see your family again in the summer when the weather is better .

Weekend Break
Excellent room, food and service.

Mr. Stephen Fardyga - 7th Nov, 2013
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Weekend Stay
We stay at The Grays for a weekend and had a lovely time. The rooms were really nice and very comfortable. We spent time in the bar where every one was very friendly.

Taylor - 30th Oct, 2013
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Excellent
Always enjoy our stay here, Jill and Gary are wonderful hosts, and always make you feel welcome, nothing is a problem and will always go out of there way.

The breakfast has a wide range to choose from with a mini buffet and full English, there is also a good choice for evening meal, which is delicious.

There is a large tv room with plenty of seats and a separate bar with a good choice of drinks.

Will be back again soon thank you for an enjoyable stay

Mrs Timson - 29th Oct, 2013
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Grays Hotel
Had a great time in blackpool staying at the grays hotel.

Could not fault either the hotel or the hospitality of the owners

Highly recomended

Brian Homer - 29th Oct, 2013
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The Grays Hotel
Good hotel very clean room and excellent breakfast menu

Stephen Thomson - 29th Oct, 2013
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Great
This hotel is clean. The breakfast is more than ample and the full english tastes great. The rooms are nicely decorated.

N. Stain - 28th Oct, 2013
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Very Nice Hotel
Good central location, warm an friendly hosts, would stay again

J. Reid - 28th Oct, 2013
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The Grays Hotel
this is our 2nd stay at Grays hotel we received very warm welcome and our whole stay was very good owners and all staff are very pleasant would recommend to anyone if asked if I could suggest a hotel in blackpool

Mr. Ian Bartonowicz - 22nd Oct, 2013
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Fab Holiday
We all had a great time,food was superb and nothing was too much trouble,anything we asked for was provided.Staff and management where very friendly.All six of us will be back next year for our fourth visit.

R.platt - 22nd Oct, 2013
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Excellent Hotel
We had a lovely stay, lovely breakfast and a parking space as well would definitely stay again.

Mrs. Tina Bridges - 30th Sep, 2013
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Very Happy
We had a great time at the Hotel. It was very reasonably priced and the room was very clean and had plenty of towels. Breakfast was much wider ranging than previous experience of Blackpool hotels and the staff were most helpful. The owners were most welcoming and nothing was too much bother. My soon has a severe milk allergy that was well catered for and we were able to leave things for him in the fridge which was a big help. I would recommend the Hotel for all it offers and being close enough to all the main attractions whilst being far enough away not to be busy.

Mr. Simon Brougham - 7th Sep, 2013
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Weekend Stay
Just back from a weekend stay with a mate in Blackpool. Although not in the hotel much over the weekend would have no problem recommending it, clean rooms and great friendly service.

Mr. Robert Kane - 4th Sep, 2013
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Great Stay
Great three day break with our granddaughter. Lovely freindly hotel will stay again next time we are in blackpool

Michael Ellis - 1st Sep, 2013
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Blackpool
Value for money enjoyed our stay clean owners very polite

Mr. Shane Kennedy - 28th Aug, 2013
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Excellent Hotel
Just back from 3night stay. From we arrived until we left we were made to feel very welcome. The children loved it. Breakfast was really good. We would if visiting Blackpool again stay at The Greys Hotel.

Donnelly - 27th Aug, 2013
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Good Value
nice clean room but a bit on the small side good hosts good breakfast cant grumble for the price paid

Mr. Phillip Hirst - 26th Aug, 2013
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Great Service
Had a great stay again, lovely staff and service. Would come again, made our stay lovely. Thank you

Emma Farnsworth - 9th Aug, 2013
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Wonderful Hotel
This Hotel deserves a higher rating than it has, Jill and Gary were lovely and welcomed us, looked after us and recommended some great places to visit. The superior room was beautiful with excellent decor we loved it. They thought of everything. Had a drink and a chat at the bar and enjoyed the breakfast with a lovely range of things to eat. Excellent hotel with parking and even though they were busy they still fitted two more cars to accommodate us. will definitely stay here again when next in Blackpool. Thank you xx

Mrs. Tammy Barreau - 5th Aug, 2013
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Blackpool Weekend
As usual, we had an amazing time at this lovely hotel. Lovely room, lovely people and an amazing breakfast. We'll definitely be back next year for our annual darts trip!

Suzanne Wright - 28th Jul, 2013
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Happy Stay
I returned to The Grays on 1/7/13 for 3days along with my son and granddaughter following a pleasant stay in April 20012.Again we all enjoyed our stay there. Clean,comfy room and a lovely breakfast each morning along with very reasonable rates means we will definitely return again.

C Knightingale - 27th Jul, 2013
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Great Place
Wonderful overnight stay,with great hosts,hotel clean with everything you need,central location but away from the noise,breakfast was super,didn't need to eat anything till evening,would recommend this hotel anytime

Mr. Susan Newcombe - 15th Jul, 2013
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Grays Hotel
nice friendly hotel well organised operation,managed by a pleasant couple,good food and bar catering for your every need in a hotel at this particular destination

Mrs. Sarah Mccrindle - 11th Jun, 2013
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Excellent
Lovely hotel, very good breakfast, excellent hosts. Would definitely recommend.

Mr. Peter Walsh - 28th May, 2013
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Fab Hotel
Had a fantastic stay at Grays hotel. Clean, tidy and breakfast was brilliant, lots of choice. The owners could not do enough for me and my friend. Would definitely recommend this hotel as it central to the tower, coach station and the night life in blackpool. Will be staying at this hotel again the next time I visit blackpool.

Miss. Cherelle Bashford - 6th May, 2013
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Lovely Warm Welcome
We were a group of adults staying for a birthday bash - we received a lovely welcome form the Rolfe family, the hotel was very clean and well organised, they accommodated everyone including our few late nights. I would love to return with my small family in the not to distant future. With many thanks to the family (including Ben) for an enjoyable stay!

Charlotte - 10th Apr, 2013
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Nice Stay At The Grays
Very pleasant (2nd) stay at The Grays. Comfortable and clean. Gave us some good pointers on where to visit and keen to promote Blackpool as a whole. Will definately return later on in the year. Child friendly.

Mrs. Tracy Langley - 5th Mar, 2013
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The Grays
We really enjoyed our stay at The Grays. Friendly and helpful owners, room comfortable and clean and the breakfast was lovely. Would definitely return.

Mrs. Hilary Fahey - 31st Dec, 2012
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Great Place To Stay.
Booked in and shown room straightaway. Lovely staff and very helpful. Room a bit small but cosy. Had what we needed. Excellent location, close to tower, town, Tussards, Dungeons, etc. Hotel bar a great place to chill out after wandering around all day. Very nice stay and would definately go back. Many thanks for a relaxing weekend.

Wayman - 30th Oct, 2012
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2nd Stay In Grays
our second time at this hotel, very friendly, clean rooms and breakfast was very enjoyable. Very pleased with our stay.

Mrs. Sharon Paling - 28th Oct, 2012
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Excellent
Have stayed here before, always a pleasant stay. Lovely, spacious room, good breakfast, nothing is too much trouble. Will definitely return.

Mr Walsh - 25th Oct, 2012
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Outstanding!!
Stayed here Oct 2012 for the weekend with my husband and 4yr old daughter, we came particularly to see the illuminations and enjoy some sea air! We have stayed in Blackpool in years previous but have never stayed in such a wonderful place, not only was the location description spot on but the hotel was immaculately clean and the owners after 5mins seemed like old friends already, so accommodating and friendly who enjoyed a laugh with us and couldn't do enough for you. Breakfast was top notch, fantastic home cooked food, couldn't have asked for a better place, better service or better hosts, will def be returning, thanks guys! X

Mrs Southall - 22nd Oct, 2012
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Lovely!
Excellent B & B, really friendly and homely. Clean room and not too bad a breakfast. Only thing I would say is that the checkout was a bit early at 10am so I actually missed breakfast to get freshened up, ready and checked out in time. My friend (being male) made it down. Owners weren't too bothered that we were slightly late checking out. I would definitely stay there again and would certainly recommend to friends.

Mrs. Emma Freeman - 10th Oct, 2012
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Very Friendly
Just spent a very enjoyable weekend at the Greys Hotel. very clean, beds comfy, breakfast first class, close to all but far away from the noise we will return Thank you for your welcome.

Mr. Stephen Morris - 9th Oct, 2012
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A Lovely Place To Stay
we had a weekend break and stayed in the family room which was spacious and ideal for what we wanted the whole experience was fantastic from the company in the bar to the breakfast in the morning we really couldn't of expected any more we will definitely recommend the Grays to any family and friends planning a trip to blackpool

Ms Sansom - 2nd Oct, 2012
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Very Good
stoped at the Grays hote for 3 nights and very nice it was,,and was well looked after. food was lovely. 10 out of 10 for the grays hote

Mr Balfour - 25th Sep, 2012
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Good Holiday
recently stayed for 6 nights very nice hotel spotlessly clean room hospitality very good enjoyed our stay will return breakfasts are excellent

robinson - 8th Sep, 2012
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The Grays Hotel
our stay at the grays hotel was very quite and relaxed ,very good choice of breakfast very good standard of rooms what a difference now all en suite,5 mins down the road hotel and apartments club very good handy for town centre

Mr. John Paterson - 6th Sep, 2012
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Amazing
After returning from a night in Blackpool staying at "the greys" hotel I have to give them the thumbs up , this hotel was lovely and clean all the staff were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble , would Definatley recommend

Mrs. Nicola Wheatley - 5th Sep, 2012
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Grays Hotel
Excellent hotel, clean rooms, good breakfast

Mr. Gavin Senior - 1st Sep, 2012
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Good Hotel
On arrival we was offered the choice of two rooms,having a 12 year old son we took separate rooms with shared bathroom which was perfect as he had his independance but was still close for our security.The rooms were clean and refreshed with towels daily.Breakfast was excellent and overall very good value for money. I would be happy to stay here again.

S Allen - 30th Aug, 2012
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Excellent Hotel
Very clean and superb breakfast and evening meal. Great value for money.

Mr Smith - 23rd Aug, 2012
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Nothing Grey At Grays
My wife and I have just enjoyed a very comfortable stay (9th August) at this hotel.Enough to say we will be back,and will recommend it to our family and friends. The hotel room had full facilities,( with items that we had forgot to bring with us was readily made available at no extra cost). The room was decorated in a bright modern style , not in that dreary tired 1970 old Blackpool way best forgotten. The bedroom and bed/clothes were spotless, including ths bathroom facility. Access stairs were broad and easy to climb for the less mobile like myself. The breakfast food was freshly made and plentiful with extras offerred at every sitting. A big thanks to our hosts. Yes we will be back. Frances@Peter from East Kilbride.

Mr. Peter Miller - 13th Aug, 2012
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Grays Hotel
Very clean, pleasant, friendly owners good food would stay again

Mrs Peerless - 20th Jul, 2012
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Attractions - The Grays Hotel

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

Distance 0.3 miles (0.47 km)
Whatever kind or size of event you are planning, the Winter Gardens is certain to have a venue which will suit it perfectly. However, the success of your event is not assured by the quality of the venue alone - our experience in providing imaginative tailored solutions and expert advice will help you achieve the results you are striving for. From retail to trade and regional to national, the Winter Gardens is one of the north wests leading exhibition venues, hosting over 40 events and welcoming more than 400,000 visitors annually. A choice of versatile and flexible venues provide the ideal settings for exhibitions, product launches and trade shows of virtually any kind. The 2,600 square metre Olympia is the Winter Gardens very own purpose-built exhibition hall offering unrivalled space and accessibility.

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Distance 0.43 miles (0.68 km)
Blackpool Tower opened on 14th May 1894, with the aquarium existing as a stand a lone attraction from the late 1870's. The tower is 518ft 9inches tall, with the walk of faith at 380ft from street level. The Tower alone contains 2,493 tons of steel and 93 tons of cast iron. The building at the base contains 985 tons of steel and 259 tons of cast iron.
The Tower has a viewing platform at 380ft above the promenade and is reached by a lift or if you are a maintanance worker by 536 steps!
Not for the feint hearted is the 'Walk of Faith' glass floor, a two inch clear panel that looks straight down to the Promenade below.
The 'Walk of Faith' glass floor panel was placed at the Tower top in 1998. The glass floor weighs half a tonne and is made up of two sheets of laminated glass. The 'Walk of Faith' can withstand the weight equivalent to five baby elephants.
To reach the top viewing platform at approximately 450ft you can walk up 2 flights of stairs.
The present Ballroom was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1899. The Ballroom floor measures 120ft by 102ft. It comprises 30,602 separate blocks of mahogany, oak and walnut. The first Wurlitzer organ was installed in the Ballroom in 1929. It was replaced in 1935 with one to Reginald Dixon's specification. The first organ went to the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens.
During the day visit the Ballroom to hear one of the famous organs being played. The Tower Ballroom is the traditional home of the mighty Wurlitzer Organ which rises up through the stage and complemented by the 3 Deck Wersi - the world's most advanced Blackpool Tower Ballroom - The Wurlitzer Organorgan, it includes over 600 sounds in the software, is touch screen sensitive and can create the sound of a complete orchestra.
The Tower Circus is positioned at the base of the tower, between its four legs. The circus first opened to the public on 14 May 1894 and has not missed a season since.

The present interior was designed by Frank Matcham and was completed in 1900.

The circus ring can be lowered into a pool of water and holds 42,000 gallons at a depth of up to 4 ft 6 inches, which allows for Grand Finales with Dancing Fountains. The Tower Circus is one of four left in the world that can do this.
During more than a century of entertainment, the world's greatest circus stars have paraded across its ring. The clown Charlie Cairoli appeared at the tower for 39 years. Britain's best-known ringmaster Norman Barrett worked the ring for 25 years.
Animals appeared in the circus until 1990.
It was planned to close the famous circus at the end of the 1990 season and replace it with an animatronic attraction. Public opinion and the fact the animatronics were not ready meant that the circus continued.
Today, the circus is produced and directed by Hungarian Laci Endresz. A live band (sometimes accompanied by Mooky the Clown) provides all the music for the show, often dynamically syncing with the performers' movements. The circus band play a variety of different songs, usually Latin for the acts. In the winter the circus stages a pantomime instead of the regular show.
The oldest part of the building is the aquarium which was part of Dr Cockers' Menagarie and Aquarium in the 1870s.[1] It was kept open to earn revenue while the tower building went up around it. The aquarium was modelled on the limestone caverns in Derbyshire. It houses 57 different species of fresh water and salt water fish and the largest tank holds 32,000 litres of salt water.[28]
The aquarium closed permanently at the end of the 2010 season and will be completely remodelled to make way for a new "Dungeons" attraction.[29] This is part of the investment by the Merlin Group, who took over the operation of the Tower at the end of the 2010 season on behalf of new owners Blackpool Council

Blackpool Centre - Town Centre

Blackpool Centre - Town Centre

Distance 0.65 miles (1.04 km)
With around seven miles of fun packed coastline, Blackpool is the entertainment capital of Europe, and home to the world famous Blackpool Tower with its ballroom, circus, adventure play centre, aquarium and ride to the top of the tower. The tower also contains the nerve-wracking Walk of Faith - a glass floor, 380 feet above the ground that allows an unrestricted view of the street below. The town centre also hosts a variety of well known shops. It was the Victorians who developed Blackpool into a mega-resort, and in the early twentieth century they flocked here in their thousands to enjoy the fantastic combination of sun, sand and sea.

Blackpool Football Club - Football Club

Blackpool Football Club - Football Club

Distance 0.67 miles (1.07 km)
Blackpool Football Club Formed in 1889. Blackpool's newly-rebuilt Bloomfield Road ground is a stadium ready for the future. In 2005 it played host to three Group A games in the UEFA European Women's Championship. The official Blackpool Football Supporters Club is BSA, the Blackpool Supporters Assocoation. Our committee is elected by its members. Blackpool FC fully support our Association, and through our fund raising efforts, we put funds directly back into the club by sponsoring matches and players.