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Thank you for a lovely stay, it was our first but not our last. Rooke family.
Just returned from stay number 8 with the Canasta, we will not stay anywhere else when visiting Blackpool! Clean, good breakfast with lovely staff it's a home from home - so thank you again Doug and your fantastic team - until the next time
Been back to The Canasta (again) such a fab place to spend your time in Blackpool. Very comfortable, great breakfast and fantastic hosts. Cannot wait to go back again in October. Well done (and thank you) Doug and Mandy for running such a fantastic hotel!
Just returned home after a three night stay at the Canasta. Lovely place with a virtually all you can eat breakfast. The staff were wonderful, friendly and helpful. Every time I returned to the hotel I was welcomed by a hot cup of coffee, a soft drink for my grandson and a friendly smile. The room was warm , clean and comfortable with generous tea and coffee supplies. The hotel itself is conveniently situated north of the tower and if you don't fancy the short walk there is a tram stop very close by
Enjoyed my stay very much , friendly staff, good bedrooms and fantastic breakfast....possibly the bees in blackpool
Dougie, Mandy and Dan, thanks for a great Easter and all that Kareoke was fab. Nice seeing you again and what a great crowd over Easter look forward to seeing you all in October . Dave and me Julie.
Hi Doug, Mandy & Team, Another Fab Weekend at Canasta will be back very soon, love ya's.xx
Thanks Dougie and gang for a great weekend.Hospitality,entertainment and company all first class.Look forward to doing it all again soon.
Another brilliant new year party, just back after our 3 day stay. Every thing fantastic as always, thanks Doug,Mandy,Dan and the girls
Hi Dougie Mandy & staff, Thankyou so much for another Great New Year at the Canasta, you're all SIMPLY THE BEST, see you in a couple of weeks.xx
Enjoyed a 4 night stay at the canasta great location clean comfortable hotel. Friendly welcome from dougie on arrival offered tea and coffee straight away. Had 2 great karaoke nights don't sing myself (would be charged with a breach of the peace ) but enjoyed the ones who do including dougie and mandy> The breakfast was the best we have ever had in a hotel will most certainly be going back
Once again the Canasta delivers the goods. Doug,Mandy and Dan are the PERFECT hosts and deserve a pat on the back for consistancy. Superb breakfast and wonderful sevice from Doreen and the team. Great bar prices and thanks for the getting in the Pino for my fussy sister - law not like my wife who drinks anything when it comes to wine. Enjoyed the karaoke especially now that Mandy has had singing lessons (when are you going Doug??) See you all next year The Hughes family and Mum.
Dougie & Mandy thanks again for a great stay. Julies cake was brilliant and she enjoyed her Birthday. As always the Canasta is a nice and relaxing Hotel where the staff are great and nothing is to much trouble. Kareoke is brilliant on a Friday and Dougie is a good entertainer. As always a fantastic stay and we will see you sooner rather than later!
Dear Doug, Mandy, Daniel we have just had our 7th stay with you at the Canasta. Once again we had a great time thanks to you and your staff. The service could not have been better, and the Breakfasts as big and tasty as ever. Thank you all again we are looking forward to seeing you all again next year. Steve & Pat J
I would just like to say a huge thank you for an amazing stay. Your breakfasts are gorgeous and set us up for the day. Our bedroom was gorgeous and extremely comfortable. I have just been on booking.com and booked myself and my partner a 3 night stay with yourselves in July 2015. We look forward to our next visit. Kind regards Lisa Marie Longstaff
Myself and my husband have stayed twice last year for 2 nights at a time.You would remember us i am the indian lady and hes 6 ft mixed race.we had a great time and will be back next year Thankyou for you hospitality.
Brilliant night spent in you.re hotel beds so comfy room with a view breakfast excellent and staff faultless hope to be back soon thanks for everything x
We stopped with you on the 26th sept, there was 8 of us stopping, we had a fantastic stay, just say we will not be forgotten lol on kareoke. Breakfast was great, staff & everyone MADD us all feel welcome. Will be back thanks x
If you do happen to read this review I am going to be totally honest, if your looking for a5 star hotel this aint it, but if your looking for warm clean and above all friendly, this place is for you,the breakfast is amazing, its the staff that make this place stand out, karaoke is a right good laugh , we have stayed in some very good hotels this one was like being at home and thats what I like a hotel wear I dont have to put a fake smile on
just spent a week at the hotel perfect location. Staff excellent and helpful. Breakfasts amazing mushrooms would have been the icing on the cake. Definitely go back again. Thanks to Doreen for looking after us so good at breakfast.
i would like to say how lovely it was to spend 2 nights at your hotel it was probally under the name of young because it was a surprise for me , i stayed with my daughter , her nana and her father , who is trying his best to win my heart back as we have not lived together since 14 yrs ago , but the stay at your hotel was great the breakfast 10 out of 10 , the room 10 out of 10 ,and entertainment me and my daughter sang on kareoke , very good and enjoyable stay i will be visiting again thankyou ,
Had a wonderful time and were made to feel very welcome. Had to ask for less breakfast as there was so much of it and it was excellent. Would definitely stay again and have already recommended to friends. Thanks to all.
A massive,massive Thank You to Doug for making Monique's day,you will never know what it ment to her,so Thank You so,so,so much. We always stay at the Canasta when we visit Blackpool,there's always a warm welcome ,staff r very friendly,free tea and coffee all day,breakfast to die for .So Thank you Doug,Mandy,Dan and all the staff ,c you all real soon x
Just back from another fantastic stay at the Canasta. Owners and staff all friendly and welcoming, bedrooms clean and comfortable and breakfasts that will set you up for the day. Thankyou once again for your hospitality. Pamela, nicu and Elena
Very welcoming, free tea or coffee on entry. Very clean and tidy. Highly recommended. Would stay here again for sure. Thank you to all staff and owners for making our stay a very pleasant one.
Had a fantastic weekend at the Canasta Hotel, thank you all for a kind and warm welcome you showed my wife and I, we will be booking again very soon, Mike & Ang
the CANASTA does what it says on the tin plus a lot more. our room was clean & comfortable the staff & owners where friendly & helpful & breakfast to die for we WILL BE BACK dennis &shirley
Thanks to you all for another lovely stay, cant wait to come back see you all in a few weeks( hope Ralphs off the crutches by then )
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Not long been back from an amazing weekend at the canasta hotel! Our first visit to this hotel as it got booked for us as a prezzie and well where to start? The staff here are fantastic! Very friendly very chatty and always having a laugh:) made us feel so welcome and at home! Rooms are gorgeous and very clean with a lovely hot shower!beds are extremely comfy best nights sleep we've had in a while 🙂 breakfasts are just beautiful! We made some fabulous new friends who we really hope to spend the new year with at the canasta hotel! Exciteddd:) all in all this hotel is unbelievable HIGHLY reccomended we will 100% be back!! Thank you much for having us and hopefully see yous again at new year fingers crossed!!!!!:)
We stayed here for 4 nights in September.Arrived early and we were greeted with coffee on arrival which was greatly appreciated after travelling.Room was ready and was very nice....had everything we needed for a great stay. The breakfast was great and set you up for the day. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We will be booking again for next year as this is one of the best hotels I have stayed in. Thank you for a wonderful stay.
What can we say Fabulous, Brilliant,what a great weekend loved every minute of it, Thankyou so much to Doug & Mandy, & all there wonderful staff, cant wait to go back at New Year.x
A BIG thank you to all at the Canasta Hotel especially Doug, Mandy, Dan and Carla for making our holiday a fantastic one. You make us feel really welcome and at home. Once again the hotel was top notch. The best in Blackpool! We wouldn't stay anywhere else. Thanks for getting in the Morgan's for us, I think we got through 3 bottles during our stay! Looking forwards to our next stay already. Thanks once again. Love from The Joslins x
thank you for a wonderful stay all your staff are wonderful and helpful it was great to meet you both lots of love and wishes for the future janet and gary ridings xx
Just got back from the Canasta after staying 4 nights over the weekend. We celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary and everyone made us really welcome. All guests are made very welcome and are well looked after by Dougie, Mandy,Dan Karla and Doreen all of you made our stay really special. THANK YOU for the surprise Anniversary cake and we look very much forward to seeing you all again soon. Dave and Me Julie
would like to thank you all and also for our friends who came for a great birthday weekend for Ali and big thanks to Mandy for the brilliant birthday cake,what can I say about this hotel Brilliant,fantastic and our second home, thanks again to you all Doug,Mandy,Dan and also Carla, great team. See you all soon. xxxx
To my sister Linda McCann,love You lots,and to The Big Yin.love you the same I,m sorry for the headache I gave you on day one.To,Mandy thank you for groovy cake. To Ali and Sharran,thank you for lovely pressie. To my wonderful Niece Monique ,never change.To the Shettleson,Mob too numerous too mention thanks for putting up with me,god bless you all
We stayed for 3 nights in August 2013, it was a very friendly atmosphere and the staff were brilliant.The breakfast was excellent and service was spot on.We will definitely be going back in the near future, cheers for a lovely stay. Les and sue Rogers from Cumbria.
We have just returned from our 6th stay at the Canasta, once again thanks to Mandy, Doug, and all the staff at the Canasta we have had a wonderful time. In our view the Canasta is without doubt the best hotel in Blackpool. We will be back again ( You can take that as a threat or promise Doug.) Thanks again to you all, steve and Pat.
Fantastic weekend at the Canasta, despite the rubbish weather there was a lovely warm sunny welcome from everyone. We'll be back again next year
to Dougie and all staff at the canasta.we have just spent a lovely week with you.Superb breakfast,friendly staff and lots of lovely free coffee we will certainly see you again thanking you janet and Dave Wood. cheadle staffs.
Had 2 nights at Canasta back in July. Staff were fantastic. Bikes secured, room very clean with en suite, breakfast bigger than the last supper ;), guests friendly & a beer voucher :D. Thank you.
Thanks for a fantastic weekend. Everywhere very clean and comfortable. Unlimited tea and coffee a welcome bonus. All staff very helpful pleasant and friendly. Location and parking just perfect. Breakfast more than substantial and very delicious. All in all highly recommendable.
now then now then been looking at the canasta home page and new year is last years come along old chap tell us what's happening this year at the world famous canasta lol:)
Just returned from a fantastic 4 days at the Canasta and it really is like a home from home. Cleanliness, service and food are all excellent and the breakfasts will satisfy the biggest appetites. Once again thanks to Mandy Doug and all the staff for a brilliant holiday, and we hope to return soon,(that's if there`s any room) after we`ve recommended the hotel to everyone we know.
stayed here for 3 days was brilliant rooms spotless even had a chinese on the saturday night in the dining room excellent service will be back next year
we stayed for four night & as usual it was brilliant very comfortable & clean all staff do a great job & all very polite.do not hesitate to book you would not be dissapointed this was our fourth visit (i think)& we would not go to blackpool & stay anywhere else except the wonderful canasta THANKYOU
To all the staff: Thank you for a lovely stay. We really enjoyed our time in Blackpool and we are both glad we picked your hotel! All the staff were nice and friendly. Brenda did a great job looking after us, our room and our breakfasts. We didn't get a chance to say goodbye but we will be back 🙂 Love Rachel & Steven x
had a great stay at the canaster. staff very friendly never had to ask for a coffee or tea. hosting excellent.it was like home from home.will definetly come back breakfast excellent mandy.phil angie jo and mally room 3 and 4 .
Brilliant hotel, great location and great value. Spotlessly clean and fantastic value for money. Breakfast alone is worth what is charged for the per person per room:-) Staff are very helpful and polite/friendly, nothing is too much trouble for them. I would recommend this hotel to anyone