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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

The Gurkha Hotel

3 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSouth Shore Academy7 min walk
    Popular LocationBloomfield Road8 min walk
    Popular LocationParis Casino8 min walk
    AirportBlackpool (BLK-Blackpool Intl.)8 min drive

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Standard Double Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Family Room (2+1)

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Standard Twin Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Family Room (2+2)

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Family Room (4+1)

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Double Beds and 1 Single Bed

About this area


Located in Blackpool, The Gurkha Hotel is near the beach. Blackpool Tower is a notable landmark and some of the area's popular attractions include Sandcastle Waterpark and Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Blackpool Central Pier and Coral Island are not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • South Shore Academy - 7 min walk
  • Bloomfield Road - 8 min walk
  • Paris Casino - 8 min walk
  • Blackpool Illuminations - 10 min walk
  • South Pier - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Blackpool South Station - 4 min walk


  • The Gurkha Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • The Gurkha Pub — 1 min walk
  • Sabai Sabai - 4 min walk
  • Dog & Partridge - 5 min walk
  • Indian Palace - 6 min walk

About this property

The Gurkha Hotel

3-star hotel near Sandcastle Waterpark
The Gurkha Hotel offers simple and basic, yet spacious and comfortable rooms. Each room features an en-suite bathroom, flat-screen TV with Freeview, tea and coffee making facilities, towels and free Wi-Fi.Breakfast is available at an additional charge of £5 per person, per morning (breakfast must be pre-booked and fully paid during check-in).The Gurkha is perfectly situated to allow our guests to experience all the sights and attractions of Blackpool within walking distance such as the famous Blackpool Tower, Pleasure Beach and the Winter Gardens, whilst also being away from all the hustle and bustle and noise from the main strip.The hotel also benefits from a buffet restaurant on the ground floor serving authentic Asian cuisine and a large and cosy pub/bar with a great selection of drinks at amazingly low prices, as well as live sports on our screens, a pool table and a hi-tech jukebox.
The Gurkha Hotel offers 16 forms of accommodation with portable fans. 24-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 9 AM–10 AM: GBP 5 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairwells


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Portable fan


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Towels


  • 24-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Guidebooks/recommendations



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests arriving outside of regular check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 5 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Gurkha Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Gurkha Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Gurkha Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Gurkha Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Gurkha Hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Gurkha Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at The Gurkha Hotel?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is The Gurkha Hotel located?
Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of South Shore Academy, Sandcastle Waterpark and Blackpool Illuminations. Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool Central Pier are also within 2 miles (3 km). Blackpool South Station is only a 4-minute walk and Blackpool Pleasure Beach Station is 22 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 16 out of 45 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 19 out of 45 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 45 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 45 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 45 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Friendly staff and good for the local attractions and good food.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff really lovely, polite and helpful . Rooms spacious. Not too far from the south pier beach which is good. We booked the en-suite family room which was really spacious for the five of us. The restaurant food was amazing. We had a lovely stay. Will definitely go back.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Great food and friendly staff and good for the local attractions.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Very helpful staff. Very clean. Good size. Comfy beds. Didn't like no lift as my husband has some disability. Didn't like the large fan as not near a plug. Good of them to try though re very hot room and the windows wouldn't open. .
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

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