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kirsty kirsty wrote on July 14, 2002 at 4:17 pm:
Me and my parents are planning on coming to the Canasta in August. I am only 16, and was just wondering, what sort of ages come to your hotel and are there usually teenagers staying at your hotel?Please reply to this as i would be very grateful.also this is a brilliant site!
Admin Reply:
Hi KirstyWe try and only accept couples and families so i am sure there wil be other teenagers here during your stay.Thanks for your commentsregardsDoug.
Tim and Julie Tim and Julie wrote on July 14, 2002 at 4:06 pm:
Although we were only with you for two days, we really enjoyed our stay. We were very impressed with your hospitality and quality of the services, and the extra boiled egg with the breakfast was much appreciated !Julie and the girls are still a bit burnt from the quality weather you laid on for us (I know, all part of the service), but hopefully a few days Crawley rain will ensure a quick recovery!Many thanks again for a great stay..Tim, Julie, Kirsty and Rebecca ...
Admin Reply:
Hi Guysaww....thanks very much for taking the time to make those comments. We hope to see you againregardsDoug & Mandy
W Richardson W Richardson wrote on July 13, 2002 at 10:00 am:
after four nights with you we said we might bring grandchildren, so we are trying, thanks for good hospitality, food and allregards Freda and Derek Richardson
Admin Reply:
Hi Freda and DerekThanks for the comments - come again soon - in fact I see you already booked for August!!See you soon with the grandkidsDoug & Mandy
Gillian Sneddon Gillian Sneddon wrote on July 12, 2002 at 8:01 am:
My boyfried Mark and myself would like to thank you all for most pleasant stay last weekend, (Friday 5th July - Monday 8th July),You made us both feel very welcome. The room with the sea view was excellent. We would have no hesitations in recommending your hotel to anyone. We loved Blackpool that much that we are thinking about coming back down in October (Friday 25th - Monday 28th)? Many thanks again. Hope to see you all soon. RegardsGillian Sneddon & Mark Jones
Admin Reply:
Hi Thanks for the commentsWe'd love to have you again - we only have one sea view room left for that weekend though - so book earlyThanks againDoug & Mandy
gary,lisa,den and leigh gary,lisa,den and leigh wrote on July 7, 2002 at 10:35 am:
hi ya all at the canasta,we are looking forward to seeing you all weekend 4th of october 2002, dennis likes vast amounts of jack d and leigh likes a decent indian resteraunt (any reccomendations). see you for a great weekend.gary and the gang
Admin Reply:
Hi GaryOkey dokes....I'll make sure there's a gallon of Jack Daniels in!!!Yes - there are some superb Indian Restaurants in town which we'll tell you about when you get here (and let you know the ones to avoid) - all within 10 minutes walkSee you in Octoberregards Doug & Mandy
PHIL DAVIES PHIL DAVIES wrote on July 4, 2002 at 10:27 am:
Admin Reply:
Hi PhilThanks for the comments We're working on the Canasta Cloud Clearing Contraption (Patent pending) ....but early trials are not goodBy the law of averages we MUST be due some good weather.Come again soonDoug and Mandy
Gemma Gemma wrote on June 24, 2002 at 5:50 pm:
Ello your web site is great and the 4 poster double bedrooms look amazing and I'm going to come and stay this weekend hopefully if your not fully booked!!!
Admin Reply:
Hi Gemma....sorry we're full this weekend (and for the next 3 weekends)
Laura & Carl Lenahan Laura & Carl Lenahan wrote on June 22, 2002 at 10:24 am:
Doug & staff,This is just a little note to say thank you for your hospitality when we stayed at your hotel. We really enjoyed ourselves and you all made us feel very welcome.We will definitely be returning again next year.Many thanks and kind regardsLaura & Carl
Admin Reply:
Hi guysYou're very welcomeCome again soonregardsDoug
Lawrence Chard Lawrence Chard wrote on June 19, 2002 at 2:14 pm:
Great site.We came across it accidentally while searching for "Blackpool".If you wish to visit ours, we would love to see you.Please use the above link,or our original
Admin Reply:
Thanks for the comments - you got the link!
Simon and Kathleen Simon and Kathleen wrote on June 15, 2002 at 5:55 am:
Just a quick message to say that your hotel was absolutely fantastic - I can't fault it in any way! The breakfast was even too much for me to eat, and I'm well known for eating everything in sight! The little touches certainly do make all the difference, and we will definately be booking again next year! Thanks again Simon and Kathleen (Room 16 - 12th to 15th June 2002)
Admin Reply:
Hi Simon and KathleenThanks very much for the feedbackYes....the brekkies are a bit good arn't theyCome back soonDoug and Mandy
Brett, Lisa and Leona Stanley Brett, Lisa and Leona Stanley wrote on June 15, 2002 at 2:15 am:
Just to say thank you for making our stay in Blackpool so enjoyable. Your hotel and service is something to be proud of and we will certainly be recommending you to others!We hope to visit again,Thanks and best regards,Brett, Lisa and Leona (Room 6 - 7th to 10th June)
Admin Reply:
Hi Guysaww....thanks for taking the time to send the card and for your feedback.It's nice to know we're appreciatedregardsDoug, Mandy and all the staff
Simone Lewis Simone Lewis wrote on June 7, 2002 at 12:47 am:
I have just spent the Bank Holiday Weekend at your hotel and had a lovely time. The rooms were nice and clean, the beds were comfy and the staff were all friendly and helpful. I have already recommended you to a couple of friends! Thanks for a great Weekend.
Admin Reply:
Hi Simone THANKS VERY MUCH!!We appreciate the feedbackregardsDoug and Mandy
Lynne Drysdale Lynne Drysdale wrote on June 4, 2002 at 10:16 am:
I just have to say that your hotel is one of the best we have stayed in.It was the little things that made all the difference. Hope to see you again soon
Admin Reply:
Hi Lynnethanks for your kind commentsCome back soon !!Doug and Mandy
Sandra Paige Sandra Paige wrote on June 1, 2002 at 1:02 pm:
Just had to leave a note here to thank you for letting us stay - the bedroom was fantastic, breakfast really scrummy and we had a really great time. The welcome you gave us was the best we ever had and we felt like we'd known you for years. We'll definitely be back.Sandra and Mike
Admin Reply:
Hi guysThanks for your kind commentsDoug and Mandy
Wendy Wendy wrote on May 22, 2002 at 2:53 pm:
Thanks for a great web site. Well done
Admin Reply:
Thank you....thank you very much
Julia Wilcock Julia Wilcock wrote on April 21, 2002 at 3:55 pm:
I would just like to thankyou for a very enjoyable stay at The Canasta. A very warm and friendly atmosphere and it was a pleasure to meet you all. I will not hesitate to recommend your Hotel to anyone wishing to visit Blackpool and the surrounding areas.
Admin Reply:
Hi JuliaIt was our pleasure having you and Stephane.We'd love to see you againregardsDoug
Kerry-Anne and Kim Kerry-Anne and Kim wrote on April 15, 2002 at 4:37 pm:
Hi thereWe would just like to say thanks to everyone who made us feel welcome on our stay this weekend - the room was great - the food was great (a lot) 🙂 and the double or maybe triple baileys was even better!!!!!!!!!!!We will definitely be back and maybe have one of your four poster bed rooms - they look comfortable.Once again thanks and maybe see you soonRegardsKerry-Anne and Kim
Admin Reply:
Hi guysthanks for the commentsWe'd love to have you back - let me know early so I can get plenty of Baileys in (and lose the measure again) regardsDoug
carrie josephs carrie josephs wrote on April 15, 2002 at 9:56 am:
I think your site is great and im hoping you have a job for me so i can come and join the team
Admin Reply:
Hi Carrie Sorry - we've got enough staff at present.regardsDoug
Dave Baldwin esq Dave Baldwin esq wrote on April 13, 2002 at 1:26 am:
well I left Blackpool 20 years ago for las vegas and the weather is so good not seen snow on the ground since leaving, in fact never turned the heater on this year Lol. I am sitting here waiting to see you burn the sausages on your can cam. what a great Fantasic page and hotel you have, makes me want to come and visit and the cam vista of the rooms etc is very Remarkable excellant job ..well must go to the Treasure Island and see the British Pirate Ship get sunk By the americans again. When this so called global warming comes I will be back Later Dave Baldwin aka Davyboy Do you have a basement I can set up Operations In ????
Admin Reply:
Hi...if you leave it a couple more years before "Coming Home" we'll be more like Las Vegas!!!!
DAVE JONES DAVE JONES wrote on April 7, 2002 at 3:27 pm:
Admin Reply:
Hi Dave - many thanks for the feedback - we'd love to have you back - Did you model for this picture?
Terry Winfield Terry Winfield wrote on April 7, 2002 at 2:22 pm:
Just a quick note to say that we all enjoyed our weekend stay with you immensly.Hotel is great, food very good, hosts brilliant.WE WILL BE BACK BE WARNED!
Admin Reply:
Hi Terry - many thanks for the feedback and a BIG THANKS for inviting me to your Clay Pigeon Shoot - I'll definitely be going back for more so if you return next year I may be ready to give you a run for your money (not!)
Malcolm Hunt Malcolm Hunt wrote on April 3, 2002 at 6:41 pm:
Just a quick note, to say thanks for the great hospitality at your hotel. Very pleasant stay and great breakfasts! Thanks, Doug, See you again in the Autumn, Malcolm Hunt
Admin Reply:
Hi MalcolmThanks for the two boys can sup a pint or two!!!!Glad you had a good timeSee you next timeregardsDoug
Steve Barker Steve Barker wrote on April 3, 2002 at 4:43 pm:
Well, had to settle back in at work again after our weekend stay with you over Easter, which was great, but suppose we must work to earn cash to come back! We will certainly pass on your good name to any of our friends.PS The gesture about our "British Summertime breakfast", was unexpected but welcomed. Thanks for the lie-in!! See you again.Cath & Steve.
Admin Reply:
Hi Steve and Cath...thanks for your feedbackTo explain to the viewer...the gesture for the "British Summer Time Breakfast" caused me a problem late on Easter Saturday night...I'd had a few "jars" and suddenly realised that it was 2 o'clock...not 1 o'clock...and wondered if many of the guests would remember to reset their watches and thus be in time for brekky....So..we made it easy....we just extended the breakfast period to start from 8:45 and end at was a bit confusing working the times out so..this was the easiest all aroundAnyways....come back soon!regards Doug
sandra trainer sandra trainer wrote on April 2, 2002 at 5:47 am:
Hi Doug, thanks for a lovely weekend, hope to get back next easter,
Admin Reply:
Hi SandraGlad you enjoyed yourselvesSee you next year!!regards Doug
DAVE JONES DAVE JONES wrote on March 31, 2002 at 4:01 pm:
Admin Reply:
Hi Dave, I'm sure we can manage something for you during the quieter times during the day - the only telephone point is by reception and the phoe is frequently busy but you can download emails, log off, reply to them at your leisure, log back on for a few minutes and send replies - remind me when you get hereregardsDoug
J.M.Sturdy J.M.Sturdy wrote on March 31, 2002 at 2:33 pm:
This is the best hotel in Blackpool that we have stayed in, nice people, nice food and a lovely room. What more could you ask for!Thanks for a lovely stay Doug.Mark & DebbieWe will be back for more!
Admin Reply:
Hi Mark and DebbieWow!!! That was quick!!!We'd love you to come back anytimeThanks for your business!!!
Brett Allan Brett Allan wrote on March 26, 2002 at 4:31 am:
Hello Doug; thanks for making our 4 day break something to remember.The hospitality was as good as any 5 star hotel if not better, you will be highly recommended to all of our freinds, the food speaks for itself. Allan party of 4.
Admin Reply:
Hi Brett - many thanks for your kind comments - we like to treat folk as we like to be treated when we go away. Come back soon!regardsDoug
Hannah Hannah wrote on March 24, 2002 at 12:40 pm:
We had a lovely 3 day stay.The room was quiet, the bed was comfy and the breakfast beautifully cooked and swiftly served. We would visit again.
Admin Reply:
Hi HannahThanks for the feedback. I agree the 4-poster bed is REALLY comfy - I havn't tried sleeping in it yet (but I have sat on it) . Do come again soon. regardsDoug and Mandy
Chloe Simpson Chloe Simpson wrote on March 20, 2002 at 11:29 pm:
Hello from Canada to my future friends. I would first like to comment on your website, you have very nice pictures detailing the surroundings of the hotel and the interior as well. People like to see the rooms where they will be sleeping, so your virtual tour was an excellent marketing tool. Considering the amount of time and money you have put into your website, and from previous visitors comments I am sure our stay with you will be second to none. Looking forward to meeting with you all. Kindest regards Chloe
Admin Reply:
Hi Chloe - thanks for your comments - we like to go the extra mile and hope we will live up to your expectations. regardsDoug
David Broom David Broom wrote on March 18, 2002 at 5:57 pm:
What a simply superb site, informative, entertaining and interesting - quite simply the best hotel site I've ever seen. Your hotel looks great too and I wish I'd known about it when I was in Blackpool in mid Jan 01. Just a question, how far in advance do you take bookings? I live in Melbourne, Australia and am toying with the idea of a holiday in England around Christmas of next year (ie Dec 2003).Rgds David Broom
Admin Reply:
Hi David - thanks very much for your comments. Xmas 2003 is a bit far away to know if we'll be open or not...we havn't even decided about this year yet! To be honest I don't think we'll ever be open at Xmas - we like our family party too much BUT we will be open for New Year and can take bookings at any time for any year for that!
Marie Robinson Marie Robinson wrote on March 18, 2002 at 8:44 am:
Thank you and your staff for a superb weekend. Your service is second to none. I have never stayed in a place where nothing was too much trouble. You deserve the highest recommendation.
Admin Reply:
Wow!!!! Thanks VERY much. It was our pleasure.
Julie Robinson Julie Robinson wrote on March 18, 2002 at 4:25 am:
We had a marvellous time during our stay at the hotel. All 21 of us would like to say a BIG thankyou to Doug and his family for making Alex's birthday celebrations go with a bang! THANKS!!!!
Admin Reply:
Hi Julie - thanks for your feedback - it was our pleasure.
Hazel from Canada Hazel from Canada wrote on March 10, 2002 at 4:35 am:
Hi from Canada, My dream is to visit England some day and found your site when looking for hotels and B & B in GB. Your hotel is one I would love to visit one day.It looks beautiful. Won't take any more of your time. Just wanted to tell you that you have abeautiful site. Thanks for letting me visit.Best regardsHazel
Admin Reply:
Hi HazelMany thanks for your comments - Canadians are always welcome!!
sandra trainer sandra trainer wrote on March 5, 2002 at 2:44 pm:
We're coming Easter Weekend - could u tell me where i can book tickets for chubby brown who's appearing in the north pier area that weekend
Admin Reply:
Hi Sandra - you need to ring Blackpool Live on 01253 292029 to secure your tickets for Chubby
Ian Sime Ian Sime wrote on February 24, 2002 at 6:17 pm:
Just wanted to say thanks for a lovely weekend (Sat 23rd Feb). Wonderful website and lovely hotel with friendly staff - well done !I have given you a plug on my website as well, so can I have a discount next time we come 😉
Admin Reply:
Hi Ian - thanks for the feedback and the link - sure....we'll give you an extra sausage next time :o)
Darren & Gillian Wood Darren & Gillian Wood wrote on February 23, 2002 at 8:52 am:
Firstly a great website, very informative and interesting it really does have a personal feel about it. We had a great weekend in Blackpool at the beginning of Feb. Hotel great, friendly staff, made to feel very welcome from the minute we arrived. Breakfast out of this world. Its the little touches that make all the difference, complimentary coffee on arrival, free newspaper delivered to your room. We've already booked again for summer.
Admin Reply:
Hi Darren and Gillian - many thanks for your kind comments - it's nice to know that everybody's hard work is appreciated - I'll give everyone a good pat on the back!!
Paul Mills Paul Mills wrote on February 16, 2002 at 4:13 pm:
Brilliant weekend, Fantastic hotel, out of 10,12 !!! Will you have us back next year - maybe more of us - Hospitality exellent. Hope you got the stains out of room 4's bedding
Admin Reply:
Hi Paul - glad you enjoyed yourselves. Sure - we'd have you back anytime - but advance bookings are PHENOMENAL so BOOK EARLY!!!!!
may & alex stewart may & alex stewart wrote on February 15, 2002 at 2:16 pm:
thanks for looking after us so well, we had a lovely time. we went to the waterfalls you told us about dougie 4 and a half miles and 1000,feet up it was beautiful really glad we went. we'll definately book with you again if we return to blackpool in the future..
Admin Reply:
Hi May and Alex - thanks for the comments - was it Inglewhite Falls or Inglethorpe Falls? Hope to see you later in the year regards Doug
phil kneen phil kneen wrote on February 8, 2002 at 7:52 am:
just a quick note to let you know our NEW e-mail address, also to thank you for finding colleens credit cards and letting us know that they were safe.if you remember last time colleen had stitches in a cut on her head is cleared up very well and i hope that it was not to hard to clean the pillow case.Thanks for the warm welcome and we will be back in march if you will have us.many thanks colleen & phil kneen
Admin Reply:
Hi Phil - okey dokes about email address - cleaning not my department but I never knew about the pillow case so I guess there was no problem - sure - love to see you back any time - Book Early, we don't have much left for weekends in March - regards Doug
Steve Steve wrote on February 3, 2002 at 9:29 am:
Well done on passing your driving test Jo-Anne! I'm still waiting to pass 🙁
Admin Reply:
Thanks Steve
hugh jennings hugh jennings wrote on January 29, 2002 at 8:03 am:
Congratulations Jo-Anne on passing your driving test!
Admin Reply:
Thanks very much!!!!!
Louise Bennett Louise Bennett wrote on January 17, 2002 at 1:07 pm:
Just a quick note to say a big thankyou to Mandy this who I spoke to this morning when making a booking for myself, husband and little boy Conor who the weekend 08/03/2002, she was really friendly and helpful. Can't wait to get there and relax for the weekend. This is going to be my 30th birthday treat and I am really looking forward to a great time. See you soon and get the bacon in coz us mancunians can eat like theres no tomorrow!
Admin Reply:
Hi Louise - thanks for the comments and the pig is on order!!
Paul Mills Paul Mills wrote on January 15, 2002 at 2:42 pm:
Great site, looking forward to our mini break away from the kids.Can you please save room 10 for 2 single girls in our party. Please have a big pig ready for breakfast as our ladies are very very very big
Admin Reply:
Hi - the pig is on order :o) - I'll ring you to confirm booking details as we appear to have already reserved room 10 for you.
MR&MRS CORKER MR&MRS CORKER wrote on January 15, 2002 at 6:48 am:
We, like all the other people, are looking for somewhere to stop over night in Blackpool and have checked out your web site, which is very impressive.we will log on again to reserve a family room.Great informative site!
Admin Reply:
Thanks for the comments.
joe williams joe williams wrote on January 14, 2002 at 6:49 am:
Had great time w/end 11 jan-14 jan 2002, Bedroom was great food great too much for me to eat, next time in blackpool we will coming back to your hotel, also will tell all our friends to come to canasta, best of luck to your venture.
Admin Reply:
Hi Joe - many thanks for the feedback - glad you enjoyed it
Simon Mahrous Simon Mahrous wrote on January 12, 2002 at 2:04 pm:
I've been looking through everyone elses 'boring' sites for hours now, and this one is by far the best!! A lot of hard work has gone into it, and it has definitely impressed me! I've just enquired as to room availability, so hopefully we will see you in June! Simon and Kathleen
Admin Reply:
Hi Simon - thanks for your comments
Brian Levy Brian Levy wrote on January 9, 2002 at 6:14 pm:
Dear Mandy,We are really looking forward to our stay with you. Can I say that I am EXTREMELY impressed with your website! Having spent the whole morning looking for suitable accommodation, and having looked at dozens of websites, yours was by far the best.If the welcoming nature of your webpage and the efficiency of your booking system is anything to go by then you DESERVE to do well!Both myself and my colleague Keith Maton are really looking forward to the magic convention in Blackpool.There is one thing I did forget to ask you when I booked; We will spend most of our time away from the hotel at various shows and lectures.These are likely to go on until very late at night. Will there be any difficulty in gaining access to the hotel when we return???I can assure you that both Keith and myself will be 'model' guests!!!Once again many thanks for the friendly and efficient manner in which you have dealt with our booking.Yours sincerelyBrian Levy
Admin Reply:
Hi Brian - thanks for the feedback. get a key to the front door so you can come and go at any hour. See you in February regards Doug
Terry Winfield Terry Winfield wrote on January 7, 2002 at 1:07 pm:
We are looking forward very much to our weekend in early April. Very impressed with the Website. Our breakfast specialist reckons he can eat two! We will see! Kind Regards Terry Winfield
Admin Reply:
Hi Terry - thanks for the feedback. Hmm....NOBODY ever asked for seconds yet but we always cook plenty ...just in case - maybe he'll be the first!! See you in Aprilregards Doug
Derek Hull Derek Hull wrote on January 4, 2002 at 7:03 am:
Hya Doug, Just a quick note to thank you for your hospitality and to say that everything exceeded expectations at your hotel. We will certainly be coming to stop with you again and will not hesitate to recommend you to our friends and relatives. Thanks again DerekDerek HullProduct Quality Assurance Manager Potterton Myson Ltd
Admin Reply:
Hi Derek - thanks for the feedback - it was our pleasure to have you - we look forward to welcoming you again
Tina Jennings Tina Jennings wrote on January 1, 2002 at 1:58 pm:
Hi i have been looking at the different hotels in Blackpool for my family and friends to stay in the summer. Your website was really inviting and seemed very friendly,And i would love to hear if you do any discounts for large bookings. Hope to see you soon.
Admin Reply:
Hi Tina. Thanks for your comments. No...sorry - we don't do discounts for large bookings - but we don't charge extra for the sea view rooms which we can allocate if you book early enough. We feel our prices are reasonable and that we go the extra mile to make sure you'll choose the Canasta again and again for your trips to Blackpool