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Welcome to Aberford Hotel

Address: 12-14 Yorkshire Road, Blackpool, FY1 5BG

Telephone: 01253 625026 01253 625026

Hotel Description

A visit to the vibrant seaside town of Blackpool should be amongst the '99 Things To Do Before I Die' list. To accompany your visit a stay in one of Blackpools' superior establishments is a must. The Aberford is a mid-Victorian establishment only 30 seconds from Central Promenade and in the heart of historical Foxhall village, Central Blackpool. It aims to provide quality accommodation with affordable rates. Neil, Deb and their staff provide a friendly, yet professional welcome to ensure that your stay is memorable. They add those little touches which make all the difference such as late breakfasts from 9.00 to 10.30 at the weekend and a Sunday check-out time of noon so that you can enjoy a relaxing stay whilst enjoying the nightlife. The Aberford has featured on TV shows such as 'Gary Rhodes Cookbook' and BBC's 'Love Map Of Great Britain'. Radio Lancashire has also broadcast from the Aberford.

Our Facilities

  • Parking Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Bar
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Family Rooms
  • Internet Services
  • Wifi Available
  • Romantic Breaks

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Hotel Reviews - Aberford Hotel

Aberford Hotel Blackpool
Clean and comfortable, great central location, friendly hosts, good value for money and a great breakfast!

Mrs. Claire Cowley - 14th Aug, 2015
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Football Away Days
Very welcoming, we would stay again if visiting Blackpool. Excellent breakfast the hosts could not do enough.

Mrs. Melanie Wrightson - 23rd Mar, 2015
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After being introduced to this hotel by friends we would not stay anywhere else in Blackpool.

Mrs. Michelle Traynor - 1st Sep, 2014
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Aberford Hotel
fantastic stay, superb breakfasts, very clean and very friendly staff and owners. Will definitely staying there again

Mr. Ian Watson - 27th Aug, 2014
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Aberford Hotel
Excellent breakfasts, very clean and very friendly staff and owners. highly recommended

Mr. Ian Watson - 27th Aug, 2014
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Aberford Hotel
Very clean, very friendly staff and owners. Reviews about the breakfast are correct they are fantastic. highly recommended

Mr. Ian Watson - 27th Aug, 2014
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Great Time
Had a great time the room was lovely and the management were really helpful will definitely be staying again :)

Miss. Carly Bates - 30th Jun, 2014
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Blackpool Lights
Stayed with my wife and 2 children, found the staff friendly, the rooms clean and the breakfasts excellent. The bar was available and the drinks varied and good value, the location is great for the front, would I stay there again ? definetly

Mr. Albert Cornwall - 7th Nov, 2013
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Aberford Great Place
great place, well run, cosey feeling and most of all prfect location with even more perfect owner and very friendly staff.. niell could not do enough to help us.. if i was to return to blackpool i would defo stay here look forward to it

thanks again x

Ms. Natalie Mulhall - 7th Nov, 2013
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Brilliant Stay
We had a fantastic time at Blackpool. The hotel was lovely and we received a very warm welcome. The room was a decent size and nipping clean. We would definitely recommend this hotel to our friends and family. We all had a great time.

Mr. Mark Crozier - 18th Oct, 2013
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Top Hotel
Fantastic.friendly clean and the food was spot on.

Miss. Joeann Cook - 27th Aug, 2013
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Stag Do
All 12 of us enjoyed our stay. Clean rooms, top breakfast, good prices at the bar and a free pool table.

Mr. Stuart Gregg - 20th May, 2013
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Value For Money!
This was our 3rd stay at the Aberford and continued to be a very relaxing stay in a very comfortable and welcoming hotel. Very pleased with our ensuite room which was spotlessly clean a very good sized, nothing is too much trouble for the owners who do everything they can to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Having now found the Aberford we will continue to stay here each time we visit Blackpool.

Mr. Perry Buckley - 2nd Apr, 2013
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One Nighter
Stayed as went to see Stylistics on North Pier,

Neil and Debbie were lovely, and had a nice drink in bar after show, and met other guests from various parts of country,Stoke & London.

Breakfast great, could have done another night but completely booked up! But will be back.

Mr. Ronald Curren - 3rd Nov, 2012
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Perfect Location
Myself and my mum stayed at the Aberford Hotel on 26-29th Oct. It's a stones throw away from the bus station, the promenade and the Central Pier. Couldn't ask for more perfectly located accommodation. The owner was extremely pleasant. Check-In and Check-Out was straightforward. The room was on the Ground Floor. Perfect for someone lazy like me! Little cold on entrance but that was sorted by turning the heater on. Slight glitch with the tv but the owner couldn't have been more helpful in pinpointing the issue and sorted it there and then. There were people up talking til 5am in the lounge, which made for an unsettled sleep but couldn't complain as they were there on holiday like ourselves. The breakfast was great. Fry-up's for the adults along with toast and selection of cereals and other choices for the kids. We spent most of our nights out and didn't get to enjoy the relaxation of the bar. But, it was good to hear the background music instead of silence on passing. Will definitely be back. Thanks :) x

Miss. Gillian Hastie - 3rd Nov, 2012
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Aberford Hotel
A comfortable hotel within close distance of all the main attractions of Blackpool,friendly staff who look after you well. Basic facilities provided and the music in the background is excellent.

Mrs. Indu Kaushal - 2nd Nov, 2012
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Overnight Stay
First time at the Aberford, Friendly atmosphere. Lovely clean rooms, only one minor complaint, not enough power points, had to unplug the TV to use the kettle, but apart from that, excellent. The breakfast was lovely and fresh and the staff were tops.

Mrs. Barbara Morris - 25th Jun, 2012
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Just What's Needed
Good inexpensive clean hotel Friendly staff and varied breakfast Highly recommend for the odd night out

Mr. Gary Cooper - 19th Feb, 2012
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Really enjoyed staying here. The room was lovely and had everything we needed, we also loved the 4 poster bed. The host was really nice and welcoming too.

We will deffinatly be staying here again next year

Miss. Michaela Goddard - 10th Oct, 2011
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Attractions - Aberford Hotel

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Distance 0.44 miles (0.71 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 Football Club - Football Club

Blackpool Football Club - Football Club

Distance 0.54 miles (0.87 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.

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

Distance 0.55 miles (0.88 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 Centre - Town Centre

Blackpool Centre - Town Centre

Distance 0.78 miles (1.25 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.