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Anthony BLACKIE Anthony BLACKIE wrote on September 2, 2016 at 8:09 am:
My wife and I were lucky enough to get a last minute booking for August Bank Holiday , and we were so glad we chose the Canasta. Doug and staff brilliant,Interior room was comfortable with everything we needed.Big Brekkie is just that, took me 2 days to realise I could ask for a smaller one ( could have been the hangover).Bar prices are good and hours are ideal for those who don't want to venture into town but still want a good night.Close to our usual night spots, a fantastic view from lounge with your own section of Illuminations outside which were on during our stay (BONUS),Tram and bus stop a short stroll away. For a closer sea view there is a comfy bench just across the road. We loved it , in fact we have just booked another trip. Thank You To all the team. See you soon .
Admin Reply:
Much appreciated Anthony - thanks for your repeat custom
Carl and Denise Carl and Denise wrote on September 1, 2016 at 7:46 pm:
Thanks for another great stay over the bank holiday.Still haven't eaten anything after enjoying those breakfasts.Look forward to seeing you guys at New year when I'm sure there'll be no shortage of volunteers for the old karaoke.Bring on the party.
Admin Reply:
Cheers Carl and Denise - New Year will be awesome this year!
Lilian&Richie Lilian&Richie wrote on August 29, 2016 at 8:41 pm:
just returned home after a fantastic week as always Mandy,Doug Dan and staff made our stay very welcoming , karaoke nights were brilliant hope to be returning late october. See you soon folks!!!
Admin Reply:
Cheers guys - see you soon we hope
Rose Pearson Rose Pearson wrote on August 28, 2016 at 1:32 am:
The drip trays in the bar never seem to get emptied or even washed at the end of each night, the floor never gets swept or mopped at the end of each night either...come on guys, all you seem interested in is counting the money at the end of the night, you lack of hygiene in the bar area leave little to the imagination considering all can been seen on your webcam!!!
Admin Reply:
Rose you numpty ...the webcam's resolution is quite poor. You can't exactly see how dirty (or clean) the drip trays are. Ive left you a note....see if you can find it 🙂
Jan Jan wrote on August 21, 2016 at 7:40 pm:
Just got home after yet again another fantastic visit to our 2nd home...just couldnt ask for any better. Service is outstanding and brekkie is to die for. Been coming here a lot of years and keep coming back as Doug,Mandy and family make you feel so welcome...in fact its awful when we have to go home!!! Keep up the fab work,miss you already. See you soon xx
Admin Reply:
aww shucks - thanks chucks
Carl + Alice Carl + Alice wrote on August 10, 2016 at 3:40 pm:
Visited for the first time for 3 nights on 5th August we both loved our stay all staff very helpful and will be ringing soon to book again later in year look forward to seeing you all again soon
Admin Reply:
Thanks Carl and Alice!!
Marie Macdonald Marie Macdonald wrote on August 9, 2016 at 6:27 pm:
Terrific stay ,made to feel welcome from the start,sea view rooms tea on offer all day breakfast amazing just sorry we couldn't do it justice ,would certainly recommend this hotel to anyone ,entertainment was really good thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the weekend,didn't want to leave ,thanks to the whole team for everything.xx Marie and family
Admin Reply:
Thanks very much Marie and the gang
Carl (fred) Carl (fred) wrote on August 2, 2016 at 5:43 pm:
Hi Doug And Mandy sorry it's took a while to leave a review, But there isn't much to say really the surprise 50th at the Canasta was more than expected. You all seem to go that one step further every year we come. Any more steps further and you'll be on the beach lol . Milky bar kid was absolutely a superb touch making an appearance on both nights. The cake from Mandy well WOW BRILLIANT. Everything is always spot on the entertainment Tim James was a very nice and special touch for my birthday . If I had to pick a fault well to be honest it would be and it's only a little one is that BASIL never sang shine it's normally standard procedure for this to be sung but BASIL Let me down on that lol. So don't keep up the good work just carry on like you are doing week in week out. OH AND GET SOME RADIO MICS rather than the wires it's like doing the maypole with them lol lol lol see ya soon old boy
Admin Reply:
🙂 You're a nutter
Emma Ralley Emma Ralley wrote on July 24, 2016 at 6:41 pm:
We stayed at the Canasta on Saturday 23rd July. The staff are very helpful and nothing is too much trouble. My aunt and uncle came down to the hotel to have a drink with us and they too were made very welcome. The karaoke was great fun on the evening. The breakfast is to die for and there are good choices. There's free tea and coffee all day too. The only thing that was a down side is that our room was way too hot. It maybe could have benefited from a fan, especially in the summer. Thanks to all for a lovely stay.
Admin Reply:
Thanks Emma for the great review. We have fans...you should have asked. They should be in all rooms but sometimes we forget to replace them when cleaning them. It was sweltering outside also 🙂
Trevor Smith Trevor Smith wrote on June 13, 2016 at 6:26 pm:
Is there wifi available in the hotel
Admin Reply:
yes - but the signal doesnt reach all bedrooms. its strong in public areas downstairs
Steve & Pat jobson Steve & Pat jobson wrote on June 7, 2016 at 6:21 pm:
Been coming to this Hotel for 9 years and will not go anywhere else. Doug, Mandy and Dan provide a warm atmosphere with great customer service, thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the new addition Gavin the barman is a great asset he is funny, doesn't take himself to seiously and does a really mean tune on the Karaoke. We have had a great 4 Night break which is no surprise at the canasta as Doug and Mandy make sure everybody has a good time. Thanks again to you all will be back next year!!
Admin Reply:
Aww thanks muchky Steve and Pat for your continued business. Gavlaaar is ace
Robert Starr Robert Starr wrote on May 2, 2016 at 1:38 pm:
Staff very helpful and friendly. Tea or coffee on arrival to welcome you. Breakfast was superb. Highly recommend you stay at The Casnasta. We will certainly book again.
Admin Reply:
Thanks guys!!!
Linda & Big Yin Linda & Big Yin wrote on March 28, 2016 at 2:12 pm:
Back home from yet another Tremendous,Excellent, Marvellous,Superb,Spendid terrific weekend @ The Canasta Hotel.Best hotel in Blackpool by far,Everyone is so friendly and we have met more new fantastic friends. So a massive Thank You to Doug,Mandy and all the team it has been Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Till nxt time Thanks for just being Fabulous X
Admin Reply:
Cheers Big Yin and Lindylou!!
peter Nevet peter Nevet wrote on March 27, 2016 at 3:33 pm:
just got back from canasta hotel had a exellent weekend .rooms okay . breakfast perfect bar service spot on . dinning room lovely and clean.2 nights of karoke great crowd .A big thank you to doug and mandy and all the staff for a lovely well run hotel all the best fot the future see you in march
Admin Reply:
Thanks Peter and the gang!!
ian street ian street wrote on January 8, 2016 at 7:20 pm:
we spent new year with you,your family and guests, we had a fantastic time, we came with Jon and Carol for two nights and could not have had a better time, thanks doug and family.Ian {snowy} and Jean Street
Admin Reply:
Cheers Snowy and the gang!!! Thanks for helping make it such fun - New Year is all about the great guests we get coming!!
Sylvie Doherty Sylvie Doherty wrote on December 27, 2015 at 6:48 pm:
3 of us stayed here in the beginning of September work mates September 16 already booked this time it's 5 of us Had a great time great staff good food and a laugh on returning in the evening for Those with the bottle to get up and sing booze prices were reasonable too see you in September
Admin Reply:
Thanks Sylvia
serena serena wrote on November 26, 2015 at 2:02 pm:
Just had last weekend their, was fab. Lovely breakfast and loads of it. Mandy was a fab host. Will come again early next year.
Admin Reply:
Thanks Serena
Stephen Peacock Stephen Peacock wrote on November 10, 2015 at 9:03 am:
This is the second long weekend we have stayed here and you cannot beat it for value,friendliness,unbelievable fantastic breakfast and its close to shops bars and attractions. We will definitely stay here again.
Admin Reply:
Thanks Stephen
Liz Barlow Liz Barlow wrote on October 16, 2015 at 9:06 pm:
Just spent the last 4 nights here. Great location and would recommend to anyone visiting Blackpool. Always a warm welcome by the staff and a lovely cup of tea when you entered the hotel. A massive breakfast which kept us going til tea time! The rooms adequate, comfortable and clean. Thank you for a lovely stay. We will return!
Admin Reply:
Thanks Liz
Mr&Mrs Dobson Mr&Mrs Dobson wrote on October 16, 2015 at 4:07 pm:
Nice clean hotel, great breakfast and great friendly owners and staff. Will be staying again. Many thanks
Admin Reply:
Thanks 🙂