24-28 Charnley RoadFY1 4PFBlackpoolUnited Kingdom
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About Helmshore

The Helmshore is an affordable, family-run accommodation option that supplies a spacious bar, free Wi-Fi access and complimentary breakfast. Centrally situated, the hotel is just a five-minute walk from the famous Blackpool Tower.

The cosy rooms offered by the Helmshore all come equipped with a flat-screen television and coffee/tea making facilities. Every room also has an en-suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.

The bar area features a games room complete with pool table. Additional hotel features include a luggage storage service, lift, TV lounge and private on-site parking.

Served in the spacious dining area, a freshly cooked breakfast is provided each morning. Four-course evening meals are an option, while guests can enjoy a variety of beverages from the licenced bar.

On foot from the accommodation, the Houndshill Shopping Centre, Coral Island and Winter Gardens can all be reached within five minutes. Central Pier is a ten-minute walk.


24-28 Charnley Road, FY1 4PF, Blackpool, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1253)623075 | Fax: +44(1253)625468 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Porter service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage


  • Wheelchair accessible

Positive Reviews

Hospitable and cooperative service

For many, the customer service provided was labelled as one of the main highlights of staying at the hotel. When it came to their conduct, past guests have regularly stated that the staff members were very hospitable and helpful.

Central in Blackpool

With a position in the heart of Blackpool, previous visitors were typically thrilled about the hotel's location. As well as being surrounded by shops, restaurants and bars, the property is a short walk from major attractions such as the Winter Gardens and Blackpool Tower.

Freshly cooked breakfast to start the day

Most former guests have endorsed the quality of the hotel's complimentary breakfast. Freshly cooked to order, the traditional full English was usually considered fulfilling and tasty overall.

Negative Reviews

Basic rooms on the small side

In terms of their size, some of the accommodation's rooms have been labelled as noticeably cramped and small. Moreover, the perceived basic nature of the rooms has also been a disappointment at times for past visitors.

Iffy Wi-Fi service

For those wanting to get online, the Wi-Fi was a frequent source of negative feedback aimed at the hotel. Previous guests have noted that the wireless Internet was limited – to the point where some have failed to even access the service.

In need of refreshment

According to a large portion of visitors that recently stayed, the accommodation is past its best in terms of style. Along with some of the public spaces receiving criticism in that regard, the rooms were especially highlighted as being outdated and rough around the edges.

Rating Overview

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8 out of 10 based on 201 reviews