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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

Till nxt time
Thanks for just being Fabulous
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 πŸ™‚
mr & mrs Thompson mr & mrs Thompson wrote on October 14, 2015 at 5:06 pm:
most enjoyable stay again .lovely hotel , staff lovely . owners first class
Admin Reply:
Thanks very much
Dave and Me Julie Dave and Me Julie wrote on October 13, 2015 at 2:09 pm:
Been coming to this Hotel for the last 10 years and will not go anywhere else. The hosts Doug, Mandy and Dan provide a warm atmosphere with great customer service, thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the new addition Gavyn the barman is a great asset he is funny, doesn't take himself to seiously and does a really mean tune on the Kareoke well done all for a great stay see you all again soon!!
Dave and me Julie
Admin Reply:
Thanks again David and Me Julie
Stephen Rain Stephen Rain wrote on October 5, 2015 at 9:07 pm:
What an amazing weekend we had at the canasta Doug Mandy and Gavin also the rest of the staff at breakfast made an amazing weekend for us the Rain family Stephen , Gayle & Sydney we were greeted from the start and made welcomed through out our stay at canasta it was home from home clean tidy hotel room amazing food at breakfast was the best through out our stay we cant wait to go back again very soon thanks again for everything the canasta is the only place we would stay in Blackpool see you again soon Doug Mandy and the gang miss you all and next time we will be on the karaoke we are practising already x
Admin Reply:
Cheers very much Stephen and family
terry killick terry killick wrote on October 5, 2015 at 11:37 am:
Doug, Mandy and all the staff.Yet another fantastic weekend. Could not stay in another hotel in Blackpool. Janette and i have made so many friends thanks to your fantastic hotel. Truly a home from home. Pass on our thanks to all the staff, sorry about the singing. It will get better....:)
Admin Reply:
Cheers Terry Killjoy πŸ™‚
Portia & Raif Portia & Raif wrote on October 4, 2015 at 5:22 pm:
Thanks Doug, Mandy & Staff for another Great weekend, thats why we come so often cos we Loves Ya,see you in a few
Admin Reply:
Cheers Raif and Portia!!
jayne crow jayne crow wrote on August 21, 2015 at 12:17 pm:
Another brilliant week great food friendly and helpful staff will definitely come again and highly recommend staying here xxx
Admin Reply:
Thanks v much Jayne! πŸ™‚
Donna Rooke Donna Rooke wrote on August 10, 2015 at 9:31 pm:
Thank you for a lovely stay, it was our first but not our last.

Rooke family.
Admin Reply:
Thanks very much the Rooke Family πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
David & Teresa B David & Teresa B wrote on July 18, 2015 at 8:19 am:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks guys!!!
Julie Julie wrote on June 1, 2015 at 6:28 pm:
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!
Admin Reply:
Cheers Me Julie (another one) and the Gang!!
Ann Wilkinson Ann Wilkinson wrote on May 29, 2015 at 10:38 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks very much Ann
Karen dearden Karen dearden wrote on May 28, 2015 at 4:58 pm:
Enjoyed my stay very much , friendly staff, good bedrooms and fantastic breakfast....possibly the bees in blackpool
Admin Reply:
Thanks Karen πŸ™‚
David and me Juilie David and me Juilie wrote on April 13, 2015 at 9:52 am:
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.
Admin Reply:
Cheers Dave and Me Julie πŸ™‚
Raif & Porsha Raif & Porsha wrote on April 6, 2015 at 7:27 pm:
Hi Doug, Mandy & Team, Another Fab Weekend at Canasta will be back very soon, love ya's.xx
Admin Reply:
It was rather good this Easter eh Raif and Portia πŸ™‚
Carl and Denise Carl and Denise wrote on April 6, 2015 at 8:00 am:
Thanks Dougie and gang for a great weekend.Hospitality,entertainment and company all first class.Look forward to doing it all again soon.
Admin Reply:
Thanks Carl and Denise - great singing!!!! πŸ™‚
Ted & Alice Crowe Ted & Alice Crowe wrote on January 3, 2015 at 12:50 am:
Another brilliant new year party, just back after our 3 day stay. Every thing fantastic as always, thanks Doug,Mandy,Dan and the girls
Admin Reply:
Thanks guys Happy New Year!!!
Porsha & Raif Porsha & Raif wrote on January 2, 2015 at 3:13 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks guys Happy New Year!!!
suzan and col wright suzan and col wright wrote on November 6, 2014 at 8:29 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks Suzan and Col
bill hughes bill hughes wrote on October 30, 2014 at 12:39 pm:
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.
Admin Reply:
Very funny (not) Billy Boy!!
David & Me Julie David & Me Julie wrote on October 27, 2014 at 4:08 pm:
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!
Admin Reply:
Cheers David and Me Julie once again
steve & Pat Jobson steve & Pat Jobson wrote on October 26, 2014 at 7:44 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks very much Steve and Pat
Lisa Marie longstaff Lisa Marie longstaff wrote on October 19, 2014 at 10:47 pm:
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 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
Admin Reply:
Thanks very much Lisa Marie!
evans evans wrote on October 6, 2014 at 10:38 pm:
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.
Admin Reply:
Well thanks for your business Christine.
JAYNE LENNOX JAYNE LENNOX wrote on October 2, 2014 at 8:38 pm:
Brilliant night spent in hotel beds so comfy room with a view breakfast excellent and staff faultless hope to be back soon thanks for everything x
Admin Reply:
Thanks Jayne
Tracey baker Tracey baker wrote on October 1, 2014 at 4:41 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Cheers Tracey and the gang!
Sue Newbold Sue Newbold wrote on September 29, 2014 at 1:32 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks Sue!!
Mrs Morcom Mrs Morcom wrote on September 23, 2014 at 3:38 pm:
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.
Admin Reply:
We're glad you enjoyed your stay, Pauline.
Yeah...I like mushrooms but we've never actually served them in 15 years. We'll have a think about adding them though.
Patricia Boylan Patricia Boylan wrote on August 19, 2014 at 11:28 pm:
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 ,
Admin Reply:
Thanks v much Patricia! It was our pleasure
Colin and Lorraine Colin and Lorraine wrote on August 17, 2014 at 8:12 pm:
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.
Admin Reply:
Thanks Colin and Lorraine!
Jim,Linda & Monique Jim,Linda & Monique wrote on August 10, 2014 at 10:34 am:
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
Admin Reply:
Whooo hooo thanks Linda, Big Yin and Monique
pamela onut pamela onut wrote on July 30, 2014 at 10:25 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks for your repeat business Pamela, Nicu and Elena. Much appreciated
Don Lennon Don Lennon wrote on July 6, 2014 at 1:10 am:
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.
Admin Reply:
Thanks for that Don...pleasure was ours
Mike Easterbrook Mike Easterbrook wrote on June 29, 2014 at 2:08 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
appreciated Mike and Ang
dennis & shirley armstrong dennis & shirley armstrong wrote on June 21, 2014 at 9:15 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
thanks very much dennis and shirley!!
Denise & Ralph Denise & Ralph wrote on May 5, 2014 at 7:11 pm:
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 )
Admin Reply:
Cheers Porta and Raif πŸ™‚
Hope he recovers soon
Doug Smith Doug Smith wrote on April 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm:
Sorry - we had to disable the guestbook script because it wasn't very secure

It's now been updated with a newer more secure version.
Admin Reply:
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nicole and carl nicole and carl wrote on November 4, 2013 at 3:35 pm:
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 πŸ™‚ 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!!!!!:)
Admin Reply:
Thanks for that Nicola and Carl πŸ™‚
Kevin and Sue Kevin and Sue wrote on November 4, 2013 at 2:50 pm:
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.
Admin Reply:
Whooo hoo - another repeat guest - thats what we strive for
Denise & Ralph Rothwell Denise & Ralph Rothwell wrote on November 4, 2013 at 9:08 am:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks v much guys looking forward to New Year! πŸ™‚
Ellen, Darren, Lewis and Ben Ellen, Darren, Lewis and Ben wrote on November 2, 2013 at 7:29 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks guys, yet again, enjoying one of those bottles of wine tonight.....deeeeeelish! (hiccup)
janet ridings janet ridings wrote on October 13, 2013 at 4:45 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks very much Janet and Gary!!
Dave and Me Julie Dave and Me Julie wrote on October 8, 2013 at 4:12 pm:
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
Admin Reply:
Thanks for your repeat custom Dave and Julie - always nice to see you!!