Old World Charm – The Imperial Hotel Blackpool

Blackpool must be the Las Vegas – Old world Charm at the Imperial Hotel! #accommodation

The Imperial Hotel -A Weekend in The Las Vegas of UK! 

Why The Imperial Hotel Blackpool?

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The Imperial Hotel, is part of The Hotel Collection. It boasts an old world charm, in a great beach location on Blackpool’s North Promenade. The hotel is an imposing building dating back to 1867 that does grab your attention due to its grandeur.

You can find it by Satnav at the: North Promenade, Blackpool, England, FY1 2HB, United Kingdom,

According to their own information it was home to Charles Dickens

The Imperial hotel claims to be “The Most Famous” in Blackpool. Obviously, that got us thinking we wanna prove this statement and even test it? Suffice to say, we went with high expectations for our accommodation for the ICE Awards Ball and ceremony.

This hotel boasts 4 Stars, has a full-service Spa, Heated indoor pool, sports facilities, a restaurant, free in room Wi-Fi and lots more…It is arranged over 4 floors, with lifts for those with mobility issues.

So, it could be a great choice for a weekend or longer stay for pleasure or business! It sure was quite great for a short weekend stay for us this weekend!


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It is a child and family friendly hotel. When we inquired, we were informed that; children 2 and under stay free with a paying adult. No pets though…Sorry fur baby owners! ☹ 

And one of the most important benefits of the Imperial Hotel Blackpool, was the free self-parking available for guests…! Since ours was a Road trip, we were grateful for this. We didn’t have to trek far on a dark cold winter evening, to get to our accommodation after parking our car!

We also checked what was available on the internet for this hotel, and what our travel club charges for a weekend stay at this hotel…You can see for yourself the results below. Our Club Price came in way cheaper than any online retailer including the hotel’s own website

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The Dreamtrips Club Price in USD$, came in way cheaper For all Rooms

The Imperial Hotel Blackpool - Online Price Comparison

Own Hotel Website and Priceline Prices in GBP£ Works out dearer!

 

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The Room Accommodation:

Well, being non-smokers, we made sure we got a Smoke Free Room and floor! The room was a self- contained Superior Double with all the facilities you would expect from a hotel of this stature! We literally only used it to sleep and breakfast! It was clean, smelt fresh, very welcoming!

It’s not often that I talk about our club, yet I can’t help but say; we get more value for our money from using our membership for both private, business and pleasure trips. This was no exception! 

So back to the Engineering ICE awards 2017…We had a total blast. We danced till late. The meal was classy, hot and delicius. This was at the Hilton Across the road. It sure did us proud.

Kudos to the management of the Imperial Hotel Blackpool for a comfortable sleep. And the Hilton Hotel where the ICE event was held…I must say this post is mostly focused on the accommodation.

Yet the Hilton truly outdid itself on the service for our Ball.

Nightlife in blackpool is vibrant with casinos, gaming arcades, lots of bachelorette or Hen dos and bachelors weekends happening. We must agree with the Guardian that it is the Las vegas of UK

Views of Blackpool On the North promenade on a Grey Winters Day| Pkjulesworld

Views of the Blacksea On the North promenade

The Lobby of the Hilton Blackpool| Pkjulesworld

The Lobby of the Hilton Blackpool

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I leave you with the views of both our Accommodation at the Imperial Hotel Blackpool and our event venue The Hilton Blackpool. Enjoy 😊

Sumptuous Cooked Breakfast at The Imperial Hotel Blackpool! #Wheretoeat #Travel

The Sumptuous Cooked Breakfast – was really filling and Tasty!

ICE Awards Dinner at The Hilton Blackpool

ICE Awards Dinner at The Hilton Blackpool – Engineers do know how to have fun!

Play area, Spa pool area and external views of The Imperial Hotel Blackpool

Play area, Spa pool area and external views of The Imperial Hotel Blackpool

Final Words: 

Well, I am  not a man of many words. So I hope you enjoyed my colourful view of our ICE engineering Awards and Ball weekend in Blackpool. Have you been to Blackpool before? Would you like to visit and stay at the Imperial Hotel? Share your views, join the conversation below!

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