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The Doric Hotel (Blackpool, United Kingdom)

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The Doric Hotel (Blackpool, United Kingdom)

About The Doric Hotel

The award-winning The Doric Hotel Hotel features two swimming pools, a spa bath and daily evening entertainment. A number of rooms offer fantastic sea views. The rooms in this hotel are tastefully decorated and all have en-suite bathrooms. A television, radio and tea and coffee making facilities are provided. The The Doric Hotel Hotel presents a variety of leisure facilities. The heated outdoor pool is accompanied by a sunbathing patio, while the indoor pool area includes a sauna, steam room and plunge pool. There is also a bar and games room. Free parking is available. The in-house restaurant offers fresh, locally-sourced meals, which are available throughout the day. The Blackpool Tower is less than two miles away and Blackpool Pleasure Beach is 30-minutes away using the nearby tramway.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

8.4
trivago Rating Index® based on 636  reviews from:
  • Hotels.com(8.4/10)
  • LocationExcellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.6 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • Value for moneyExcellent  (8.9 / 10)

Positive Reviews

positive:

Facilities for all the family.

There is a great selection of facilities at the Doric. The swimming pools, plunge pool and sauna provide relaxing leisure, while the entertainment and games room add even more variety to proceedings.

positive:

Staff that go out of their way to help.

Many guests have commented that the staff members at the Doric are always happy to help and improve your stay in any possible way that they can. From the receptionists to the cleaners, it is noted that every employee is polite, friendly and efficient.

positive:

Excellent food.

With all food handled by a dedicated team of trained chefs, the meals at the hotel are given an extra level of attention. Freshly prepared and locally sourced produce when possible, the food is a hit with the vast majority of guests.


Negative Reviews

negative:

Located away from the action.

Arguably the biggest disadvantage of the Doric for most guests is its location, which is some distance from major local attractions. Admittedly this is fine for those looking for a quiet spot, but most visitors to Blackpool want to be in the heart of the

negative:

Bedrooms in need of refurbishment.

A common complaint aimed at the Doric was the dated appearance of the rooms. From the tired décor to outdated televisions, the rooms are not to the standard set by the other facilities in the hotel. In addition, some past visitors noted that their bed was

negative:

The temperature is erratic.

Something that is mentioned by a wide variety of guests is that the temperature of the hotel can be unpleasant. A theme is that when it is the colder seasons, the hotel is cold. Yet when it is a warmer climate, the rooms are too warm – which is compounded


All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Arcade/Video games
  2. Nightclub
  3. Entrance hall/lobby
  4. Express check-in
  5. Lift
  6. Parking
  7. Terrace
  8. Porter service
  9. Hotel bar
  10. Outdoor swimming pool
  11. Indoor swimming pool
  12. Conference rooms
Wellness / Spa
  1. Sauna
  2. Hot tub
  3. Hammam
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Satellite TV
  7. Cable TV
  8. WiFi
  9. Free WiFi (rooms)
  10. Coffee machine
Sports facilities
  1. Pool table
Accessibility
  1. Accessible parking
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00

Contact

48-52 Queen's Promenade , FY2 9RP , Blackpool , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1253)352640 | Fax: +44(1253)596842 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Doric Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at The Doric Hotel?

    Yes, The Doric Hotel offers 2 pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Doric Hotel?

    No, The Doric Hotel doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at The Doric Hotel?

    Yes, The Doric Hotel provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • Where is The Doric Hotel located?

    The Doric Hotel is located in 48-52 Queen's Promenade, FY2 9RP, Blackpool, United Kingdom.

  • Which popular attractions are close to The Doric Hotel?