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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3rd visit here and love the place. Friendly staff, welcoming pub and a delicious restaurant. Yes decoration is very dated but the beds are amazingly comfy and rooms are spacious. Due to storm Doris making the weather terrible we spent a fair bit of time at the Gurkha and we had a fantastic time.

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Gurkha H, Staff at The Gurkha Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Luvy, Thank you sir, for finding time to share your healthy experience in a traveler book 'trip adviser'. We are always focused to meet our customers needs in a best possible ways. We are gradually doing our best with all the decoration and comfortableness. Thank you for finding us to spent your fair bit of time and also we...

Keighley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Return visit. Again, excellent food, friendly staff, good prices. No more needs saying!! We travel here from Keighley especially to come here specifically so that speaks for itself....... A must to try if you are in the area!!

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Gurkha H, staff at The Gurkha Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Thank you for visiting us again and also thank you for dropping down some wonderful words about your experience. The positive feedback really energize us to accomplished our duty which is basically our customer's satisfaction. We the whole Gurkha family would like to welcome you again and again in very near future. Regards Gurkha

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night whilst visiting relatives. The rooms are shall we say basic but functional. The following morning our door jammed shut meaning we were stuck in our 1st floor room. Luckily we were in a room with a flat roof outside. Their solution was to evacuate us out of the window along the roof and climb...

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Gurkha buffet r, Owner at The Gurkha Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark, We feel so bad that you along with your 3 young children had an experience that normally no one expect to have with them. We wonder how did it happened with the door's lock? To be honest with you our every doors lock were recently been refurbished with more security purposes. It's really sad that unfortunately you did...

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stayed for New Years Eve, cannot fault the place. Massive rooms with en suite Food smelt amazing ( but forgot to pre-book ) so could not comment but judging by the amount of people eating must be pretty decent Great bar with reasonable prices Would definitely stay again

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Gurkha buffet r, Public Relations Manager at The Gurkha Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stewartth, Thank you for such a nice complimentary words of your experience with us. We do sincerely value the every feedback left by our customers. We again thank you for sharing your wonderful words in one of the popular travellers books tripadvisor. We wish you a very good year ahead and hope to welcome you again more in coming...

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We visited the first weekend of the kids half term, I have 4 children and they were welcome in the bar until 9pm and the staff are very kid friendly. We got there on Friday it was Karaoke night, the locals were a good laugh and we were all dancing and singing by the end of what was a great...

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Gurkha buffet r, Guest Relations Manager at The Gurkha Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customers, We are sorry that we couldn't respond to your lovely feedback with a thankful reply on time. It's a simple human nature when you get too much involved in one thing than may missed other things. We had to keep ourself out of all these online social activities for a while due to some unforseen circumstances. But we...

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We live in Blackpool and visit The Gurkha Restaurant on regular occasions,the selection of food,freshness and quality on offer never lets us down meaning we keep returning,the staff are always really pleasant and cant do enough for you.Well done to all involved and looking forward to visiting again very soon.regards neil, paula & famiy.

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Gurkha buffet r, Public Relations Manager at The Gurkha Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Neil, Thank you for adding such wonderful words of your regular experience in Gurkha Restaurant Blackpool. And sorry that we couldn't jot back the thankful words on time. We do sincerely make an apologise for it. We do believe that guest those visits us from out of Blackpool are like a heavy monsoon that come once a year and...

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Myself and some friends stayed here for our night out in blackpool over the weekend the hotel is lovely as stated the rooms are abit dated decor wise but the beds were extremely comfortable if your only there to get your head down then its great my only negative is that my room was right next to a huge extractor...

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Me and group of friends stayed here on Saturday 13/8/16. Check in was straight forward.I stayed in the family room and it was massive clean and tidy. Beds comfortable not to far from the centre and the bar downstairs very cheap will defiantly stay here again

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Gurkha buffet r, Guest Relations Manager at The Gurkha Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mickey, Thank you for sharing your experience at TripAdvisor. We do really value the every feedback from our customers. Sorry that we couldn't thank you back on time for this. Hope you a wonderful years ahead and welcome you again. Regards Gurkha

Daventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stay here for a weekend for my wife's birthday. It's in a good location with parking out front. It has a restaurant which we didn't use and a bar where the drinks are very competitively priced. The room was spacious and clean with a lovely double four poster bed. Breakfast was available for a supplement of £5pp which was...

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Gurkha buffet r, Guest Relations Manager at The Gurkha Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andy, We thank you for leaving down your experience with us at TripAdvisor. We value every feedbacks from our customers and we have noticed about the 24 hrs reception to be able to raise concern. We will do our best to sort it out this issue too in near future. Sorry that we couldn't respond back on time to...

Seaham Harbour, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in a few over the years at Blackpool and to be fair to this one it was the largest and cleanest I've been. I went with a group of friends and on check in the man seemed a bit concerned we were a same sex group. We'd booked online and I don't think it'd normally be allowed. However...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gurkha hotel, formerly the Alpine Hotel, is now under new management. We are well located for experiencing all the sights and sounds of this vibrant town such as the Famous Blackpool Tower, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, the Winter Gardens and Blackpool Park Zoo. The Hotel has 22 large comfortable en-suite family rooms and single rooms. All rooms are nicely decorated and are bright and airy, there is a TV and Tea & Coffee making facilities. We take large party bookings of up to 45-50 people. There is a large cosy bar with a great selection of drinks & cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gurkha Hotel

Address: 148-154 Waterloo Road, Blackpool FY4 2AF, England (Formerly Alpine Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: ₹ 3,013 - ₹ 4,061 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gurkha Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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