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Brilliant room breakfast fantastic brilliant location great advice on restaurant. Have read some of the other comments and got to say that I found the owner very approachable, friendly and welcoming. It was our first visit to this hotel but will be returning lots now we found this gem. Thanks from Gemma and me
Our second stay at the Canasta and both times it`s been excellent, very clean nice friendly staff and excellent food. We have stayed in many hotels in Blackpool but none match this one, so we would like to say a big THANKYOU for making us so welcome and our stay so pleasent.
HI DOUG & MANDY, WOR GRAEME HAS SPREAD THE CANASTA WORD AFTER YOUR HOSPITALITY AND YOU MAY BE GETTING A FEW ENQUIRIES SHORTLY.RARE TO SEE A COMPLAINT ON YOUR WEBSITE!!! BUT WHEN YOU READ DEEPER ITS OBVIOUSLY NOT FAULTY SERVICE....MORE FAULTY CUSTOMER...CARRY ON THE GOOD WORK...AND MAKE SURE YOU UPDATE YOUR SYSTEM...REGURARLY...TO AVOID...DISAPPOINTMENT...HAHAHAHA
we stayed 2 nights room clean nice hotel in good location staff friendly BUT HOTEL OWNERS DIDNT seem to talk to us was thinking about going at new year but they have put us off abit
Ok Mandy and Doug stock up your bar as Steve and I are coming up in less then four weeks and we can't bloody wait it's been too long! Looking forward to seeing you both, and the rest of the staff! xx
Had A Great week at your wonderful hotel, give my thanks to your hardworking and polite staff who couldn't do enough for you, and a big thanks to you and your family for being so welcoming any one reading this i recommend this hotel to any one whether you have children with you or not just one last word GREAT
HI DOUG&MANDY AND ALL THE TEAM AT THE CANASTA. WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE TOP CLASS SERVICE AND FRIENDSHIP WE RECEIVED WHILE CELEBRATING GRAEME&STACEYS MARRIAGE. A BIG THANK YOU TO THE WIGAN CREW,JAN,AND ALI&SURRANNE FOR TAKING THE TIME TO HELP US CELEBRATE AND ALSO THE WONDERFUL PRESENTS THEY RECEIVED!!! MOST OF ALL,THANKS TO DOUG AND MANDY FOR THE NEVER ENDING TOP QUALITY STANDARDS THEY SET THEMSELVES TO ENSURE GUESTS HAVE THE BEST POSSIBLE STAY, EVEN WHEN THE GEORDIE LINGO CAN CONFUSE AT TIMES!!! MELLOW YELLOW.....AMARILLO? SOONDS THU SAME DOOGY!!!HAHAHAHAHAHAHA THANKS AGAIN...SEE U IN A FEW WEEKS!!!THIS HOTEL IS TINA TURNER!!!! SIMPLY THE BEST!!!!!!
hi just like to say that Doug & Mandy made are stay very enjoyable,and looked after are every need,will be staying here again in the near future,one off the best hotels we have stayed in,,,thankyou,,, Brenda and Ray
would just like to thank doug and family and all your lovely staff for your help and hospitality we had a fantastic time at your hotel you were all so friendly and very helpfull we hope to return to blackpool in the near future and would deffinately choose you again we met some nice people and made some good friends that we will be keeping in touch with we would recommend your hotel to family and friends thanks again for being so kind and friendly and please thank all your staff from us kind regards steve and sue horne xxx
just like to say a big thankyou to doug and the team..we stayed 15th august -19th august in the hotel and whwt a plkeasure it was..lovely staff ,,all pleasant and mannerable ..hotel itself was spotless ,,great breakfast ,,so much we couldnt eat it all ,,and all the tea and coffee you could drink any time day or evening ..ten out of ten ..will stay again definately ..Anne n John ,,ayrshire ..
Just read loads of comments we have never been before but will be making a booking in the next few weeks
Thank you for a wonderful stay from the 14/08/11 until 17/08/11. The food, rooms and staff were all great and it was always nice to see a welcoming face ready with a pot of tea each time we returned to the hotel. We also had good weather too! Also special thanks to Doug for our unplanned tour around every back street of Blackpool!! We will definitely be coming back, just not when the skyride is on lol. x
Hi Doug ,Mandy and all the Staff at the Canasta. Thank you very much for your hospitality on the 12th and 13th August at your fantastic hotel. We had a great time and will defo be back for more next year. Doug ,as i told you you have everything SPOT ON at your hotel from hospitality to No groups or rowdy customers to Great bar prices ,The unbeleavable breakfast. We had great fun with the Karaoke and Matt,s Nesum Dorma lol To anyone reading this we are from Milton keynes and have no connection with anyone at this hotel and this review is exactly as we saw it on our stay there. this hotel in fantastic and can say no more than that. Mark ,Cindy and Bernita Johnson xx
excellent service from all members of staff, what is the barmaids full name who works at night, she was really helpful when ordered a takeaway, top breakfasts as well 🙂 thanks all, keep up the good work
thanks to all at this hotel we had a brill 3 days.everything was good from the room to the fantastic breakfast we will deffinatley be back.a big thankyou to all the staff so nice and friendly thankyou x
again had a lovely stay in july for 4 nights. very helpful staff clean rooms and excellent views, breakfast was always big and the service was excellent, thanks to elena for encouraging our daughter elena to eat her breakfast. see you next year.
Well, what can we say!! We have just arrived home after four for fabulous nights and would like to say a huge thank you to yourselves and your wonderful staff for the very comfortable stay, beautiful breakfasts and the lovely coffee throughout the day!! It was a pleasure to meet you all and enjoy our stay at the Canasta! We will be seeing you all again soon hopefully. Thanks once again Debbie, Paul, and Emily PS. Emily enjoyed the karaoke!!
we have just arrived home after staying 3 nights in your great hotel. cannot believe how friendly it was the staff were great.what people say about your breakfast is true never had breakfast like that before in Blackpool. free tea or coffee on tap what can i say. will be back in fact looking at booking as i write this. many thanks. Alan & Susan
Had an enjoyable stay with family. Breakfast was a real treat. Thanks for everything. Would come again. Thanks. Kindest regards, David Macfarlane and family
thanks for a brill week i would highly recommend staying with you the breakfast was brill and the staff where so friendly and helpful. the view from room 16 was great we will definatly be coming again to stay it was more like staying with friends, thanks again
we will be visiting yourselves in just over two weeks and I must say that the wonderful comments left on your guest book are making us very pleased to have chosen your hotel. See you soon. Deb P.S My daughter and myself love your webcams!!
Hi Doug Oh woe, woe, woe, the beachcam appears kaputt!! I thought it was my computer (it has been like it for weeks) but someone else tells me they have the same problem and, on checking, all the other webcams work fine. Is there a doctor in the house? Kind regards Chris
hi doug mandy and team please visit youtube canasta hotel blackpool i've put a vid on of how i found the hotel enjoy
This was our first visit to Canasta and will definitely be back! Very friendly staff, Fantastic service, lovely comfortable room and the breakfast hits the spot. Thanks for a great weekend from Mark and Gail
Thanks for a fantastic stay the hospitality was Exceptional Doug and both girls were a pleasure to deal with - We stayed for 3 nights in Room 16 - which is on the 3rd floor, I was pleased with the sea view and the breakfast was second to none. It hit the spot every day - fantastic and highly recomended. A few improvements tho could be made - such as wifi availability on floor 3 - no connection - the shower was very slow. We requested a iron in the room, had to ask but this was no problem. But to be honest the service speaks volumes. The 2 girls work tirelessly all day and night and a simply spectacular service. I work in sales and service and trust me I dont give compliments unless deserved. Top Service marks. :-))
Hi Doug, Mandy and all the staff, what a fabulous time we had at the beginning of June, as always an excellent stay for Steve and I and all the family! Everything was top notch as usual, mmmm lovely brekkies, didn't want to go home (what's new?)Loved it, see you all soon. Julie and Steve (and family)
Hi Doug & Mandy well what can i say we had a great time on the 10th & 11th June once again could not fault anything. The service was at its best as always the xmas and new year party were so funny even though it was june. cant wait till were there again hope you like the vids i posted. no point in saying keep up the good work as i feel that it comes as standard with your staff they are always polite and friendly (except the guy who would not move my car misrable git only messing hee hee hee) hope to see you all soon fred and sam 🙂
Dear All Thank you all for another great stay with you, everything fab, room 17 fantastic sea views, breakfast bril, the staff very helpful and friendly nothing to much trouble. Can not fault anything even the weather was good. Hope to see you again this season. I tried a few times to send this on the website but it wouldn't go. Thanks again Amanda Andrew and Dean
I visited your hotel with my new husband Paddy for our honeymoon in Summer 2006. Your friendly and accommodating staff made the start of our married life very memorable. We often talked about returning, unfortunately Paddy a boat builder, left me to join the navy and we are now divorced. However I like to think of my time in the Canasta as some of the happiest of our short marriage.
Dougie, As always thank you for a very nice stay. Room 6 looked great when we arrived! Karaoke was a great laugh and a good way to meet people. Breakfast was nice (Need to stop eating those kippers) and the staff very accommodating. Julie and I always love the Canasta and its Hospitality – see you in October for the Fancy dress. Cheers, Dave and me Julie
stayed over easter like home from home. Asked for sun shine in special requests and got it. is ther nothing you cant do. realy enjoyed our stay thank you doug and family. plus staff
Hi Doug, Thanks for the brilliant Easter weekend with everyone. As soon as we walk in the door it feels like our second home. From yourselves to the girls on breakfast and just everyone who we meet up with. Completely relax, laugh,drink and eat. Its the best. Colleen, Phil, Pat and George xx See you in September.
Just got back from a 4 day holiday. Doug and Mandy were fantastic, they made the 4 of us feel very welcome, the karaoke nights were fab. The rooms were gr8 we all totally enjoyed ourselves. We will be back. We were going out for a meal and Doug suggested the Ocean Palace mmmmmmmm superb well recommended. Catch you all l8tr, Jac's, Brian, Anne and Alex. Again thanks for a wonderful time. xxx
hi doug,mandy,daniel and all the team just like to thank you all for a very enjoyable easter weekend,this was our first visit to your hotel but it certainly wont be our last, we could not have been cared for any better will be recommending you to all my friends so once again thanks and keep up the excellent hospitality
Hi Doug,Mandy,Daniel and all your staff just like to thankyou for a terrific easter weekend,this was my first visit to your hotel but it will certainly not be my last,will be recommending it to all my friends. so once again thankyou and keep up the excellent hospitality
Hi Dougie & Mandy,Thankyou ever so much for yet again a brillant Easter weekend @ your excellent top standard hotel,please thank also your barmaid for her kindness.If anyone is looking for a excellent hotel to stay in,please look these guys up,and trust me you will have the best time ever !!!! so once again guys Thankyou all,keep up the fantastic work you all do. Jim,Linda @ monique xx
had a great stay great breakfast the staff are all so friendly and welcoming. will definatley return
Hi Doug Mandy dan Joanne & all the staff, sorry its taken so long but just got back from Cheltenham races (skint) lol but need to thank you all for making my 60th birthday celebration weekend the best ever everyone had a ball had lots of compliments regarding your great hospitality ,thanks again we,ll see you soon x
Doug and Mandy Thank you for a great weekend i sometimes wonder how i can possibly drink so much sing so much laugh so much( Claire from Work ).. and still remain standing ish ..... Lynne did Jack proud as did the canasta well done to you both. Anyway Wake Me Up when September Ends !!!!. Thank you to all it was really nice to see everyone who attended and flattering to hear some very nice comments about me wich were very nice if embarrasing sorry if i went on to much but none of it stopped me having a fantastic weekend anyway of to listen to some new songs to add to my expanding repotoire LOL Take care all c u soon Raymondo
my hubby & i stayed valentines weekend we had a brilliant time.we met some lovely people and the staff are all so friendly and welcoming. my hubby phil enjoyed the karaoke especially. will defo book again thanx 2 mandy.doug and staff.
Thanks for another great weekend. Will be back soon. The Morgans: Yvonne, Neil, Steph, Dan, Margaret, Ken, John and Linda
Just spent three nights. Fri, Sat, Sun,Home Mon. very clean, very warm, very friendly, very good value, and they must have the best and biggest breakfast in the world yes the world. I cannot fault this hotel at all. We even had a four poster bed, we will be back. Thank you Doug and family
looks like you all had a ding dong doo yet again hope you are all keeping well and i will see you for Our Jacks birthday in March Ps Colin good to see you looking so well Jack you looked like a proper soldier but Lynne looked like your boss and out ranked you All The Best Raymondo "Ringo"
well what can i say another brilliant weekend met some great new friends and thanks to kath and ses for coming to celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary. Mandy you did us proud and it was a brilliant weekend. Once again thanks to you and of course not forgetting Doug will see u both soon.
Hi Mandy, Just wanted to say thanks for putting up with my dad & Smurf last weekend - they had a great time! Oh and my mum really appreciated the respite, LOL. I'm hearing amazing reports about the room, service and most of all the BREAKFAST! In fact, I don't think my dad will manage to make the trip next year without the rest of the family tagging along, hehehe! Thanks Again Victoria
We booked the canasta for the 2011 Pigeon Weekend. Myself and my partner were both blown away by the exceptional standard of the canasta. We received a friendly, warm reception upon arrival. The rooms were clean and up to a standard that far exceeded the very reasonable rate we paid. The breakfast included in the price was exceptional in both quality and quantity. The evenings in the hotel had a great atmosphere and we preferred to stay in the hotel rather than go out, although next time I'll have to pace myself Friday night to make the most of Saturday. We have already booked again for next year, a big thankyou to Mandy and all the staff for a weekend to remember! I will be recommending the Canasta to everyone I know.
Dear Mandy, Thank you for giving us a great weekend in your hotel, we really enjoyed our stay with you, Next time we visit blackpool we will definately stay with you, and we will pass on your details to our friends, Take care, Alan and Val..
heyyyyyy doug n every one at the canasta.hope u remember us,we stayed august bank holiday.got up on karaoke and did a version of ill be there,was promised a bucket of sausages and i have to say i didnt get them!!haha,so me n joe comin back t get them in feb to see if i get the gorgeous sausage and huge fantastic breakfast!just us two,havin a much deserved break from our brood!cant wait to get back,karaoke here we come.and can i just say to those of you lookin for a fab place t stay in blackpool,you will not find any where finer than the canasta!!so book book book!!you may even get to here me sing lol...see you all soon.regards jojo n joe xx
Hi Doug and Mandy, just a line to thank for our wonderful new year stay at the Canasta, staff, food, entertainment,(not forgetting karaoke) was excellent, a great bunch of people, what an enjoyable start to 2011, looking forward to the next one, once again, many thanks
hi Doug Happy belated new year looking forward to seeing you all again soon. Hope new year went well for you. I have heard great things about new years eve. sorry i missed it but i really have not been well. hope to see you all soon, Kaz