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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Guests rated this property 3.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast Available
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWinter Gardens5 min walk
    Popular LocationBlackpool Grand Theatre6 min walk
    Popular LocationBlackpool Tower7 min walk
    AirportBlackpool (BLK-Blackpool Intl.)16 min drive
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About this area


Located near the beach, The Merlin is in Blackpool's Blackpool Town Center neighbourhood. Blackpool Tower is a notable landmark and some of the area's popular attractions include Blackpool Central Pier and Sandcastle Waterpark. Consider Blackpool Tower Ballroom for a night out, and don't miss Blackpool Pleasure Beach, a top local attraction.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Winter Gardens - 5 min walk
  • Coral Island - 6 min walk
  • Blackpool Grand Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Blackpool Tower - 7 min walk
  • Blackpool Tower Ballroom - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Blackpool North Station - 12 min walk


  • Palma Café - 4 min walk
  • Frenchman's Cove - 5 min walk
  • The Chinese Buffet - 5 min walk
  • Red Pepper - 6 min walk
  • Amaro - 6 min walk

About this property

The Merlin

Blackpool guesthouse in Blackpool Town Center, walk to Blackpool Tower
This smoke-free guesthouse features free WiFi in public areas. All 17 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, electric kettles and TVs. Guests will also find showers and free toiletries.
The Merlin offers 17 forms of accommodation with free toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8:30 AM–10:30 AM: GBP 5 for adults and GBP 3 for children

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

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 full breakfast: GBP 5 for adults and GBP 3 for children (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
No on-site parking is available

Property is also known as

Merlin Guesthouse Blackpool
Merlin Blackpool
The Merlin Blackpool
The Merlin Guesthouse
The Merlin Guesthouse Blackpool

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Merlin and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Merlin offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Merlin cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Merlin?
As of 3 Dec 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Merlin on 7 Dec 2020 start from £24, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Merlin pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Merlin?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at The Merlin?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Merlin?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is The Merlin located?
Located in Blackpool Town Center, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Opera House Theatre, Blackpool Tower and Coral Island. Blackpool Grand Theatre and Blackpool Tower Ballroom are also within 10 minutes. Blackpool North Station is 12 minutes by foot and Blackpool South Station is 27 minutes.
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




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Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
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Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Good for what we paid for
Loved it manger was friendly and funny room was clean bed comfortable walls had few stains but nothing to bad the corridors smelled of detto which I found reassuring
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
room not cleaned surly service and feeling was alcohol sheets unchanged dirty floor the shower without sound was to be in the room one big mess in the office broken window cold in the rooms the gentleman who welcomed us instead of calling you from check-in first went for a beer Itak is generally one mess of wolves when my wife came to the car after me so that I could see the conditions, she no longer opened the door as a result we didn't stay in this hotel
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Few nights break
On arriving to hotel we was taken to a different hotel few doors up the road due to other hotel being double booked room was freezing in need of over haul mentioned to hoteliers was happy and was moved into the original booked hotel following day with was clean and more warmer .... there wasn’t toiletries or tea coffee as stated in booking but what a can say the hoteliers were friendly and helpful please don’t be out of by my review for the price of the nights stay it’s worth the stay and can I say the bed was comfy and would stay again
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

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