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The Merlin Hotel
2 stars

The Merlin Hotel

2 Charnley Road, Blackpool, FY1 4PF, United Kingdom
Blackpool, United Kingdom
See location+44 125 328 3383

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based on 977 reviews
977 reviews
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Double room
Standard Room

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About The Merlin Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
While you're here, you can enjoy all the comforts of home and more, including free WiFi and a TV, as well as heating and daily housekeeping. Other amenities include a hair dryer, towels, an electric kettle, and luggage storage.

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Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Merlin Hotel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Beach access
  • No smoking
  • Wake-up service


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner


  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Additional bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Additional toilet

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Electric kettle
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Dining area
  • Dining table


  • Family rooms
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Board games/puzzles

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Key access


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Children's high chair

Reviews of The Merlin Hotel

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What are the hotel's unique offerings?

The hotel offers contactless check-in/check-out, face masks for guests, and physical distancing rules to ensure the safety of all guests. Additionally, the hotel provides board games/puzzles for entertainment and a designated smoking area for convenience.

How is the quality of the beds at the hotel?

Some guests have mentioned that the beds were uncomfortable and lumpy, while others found the beds to be clean and comfortable. It may be advisable to inquire about specific bed preferences when booking.

Is parking available at the hotel?

The hotel does not mention parking availability, so it may be best to inquire directly with the hotel about parking options in the nearby area.

What can guests expect from the hotel's food quality?

The hotel provides an electric kettle, tea/coffee maker, and a dining area for guests' convenience. However, it's advisable to explore dining options in the nearby area for a variety of food choices.

How is the cleanliness and customer service at the hotel?

While some guests have reported issues with cleanliness, others have praised the friendly and helpful staff. It's recommended to communicate any concerns directly with the hotel management for a satisfactory experience.

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Consider Room Size

Some guests reported that the rooms were very small, and some even had single beds despite booking for two people. Check room size and bed configuration before booking.

Check for Cleanliness

Several guests mentioned issues with cleanliness, including dirty rooms, bedding, and shared facilities. Consider recent reviews to ensure cleanliness meets your standards.

Beware of Odors

A few guests complained about unpleasant odors, including urine and weed smells. Consider this if you are sensitive to odors.

Verify Room Facilities

Some guests reported issues such as broken beds, lack of heating, and non-functional TVs. Ensure that the room facilities meet your expectations before booking.

Noise Levels

Some guests mentioned noise disturbances, including fighting and partying at late hours. Consider this if you are sensitive to noise.

Location Advantage

The hotel is close to popular attractions such as Winter Gardens, Blackpool Tower, and the town center. Take advantage of the convenient location for easy access to nearby attractions.

Friendly Staff

Many guests appreciated the friendly and helpful staff. If you value good customer service, this could be a positive aspect to look forward to.

Check for Bed Bugs

Several guests reported encountering bed bugs during their stay. Consider recent reviews to ensure that this issue has been addressed.

Inquire About Breakfast

Some guests were disappointed to find that breakfast was not available despite expectations. If breakfast is important to you, verify its availability before booking.

Consider Security

The hotel provides 24-hour security and has CCTV in common areas. This may provide peace of mind for guests concerned about safety.


2 Charnley Road, Blackpool, FY1 4PF

What's nearby

  • Winter Gardens288 yd
  • Houndshill Shopping Centre334 yd
  • The Grand Theatre380 yd
  • Blackpool Tower419 yd
  • SEA LIFE Blackpool0.3 mi
  • Madame Tussauds Blackpool0.3 mi
  • North Pier0.4 mi
  • Central Pier0.4 mi
  • Central Pier Blackpool0.4 mi
  • Grundy Art Gallery0.4 mi
  • Blackpool Centre0.5 mi
  • Bloomfield Road0.7 mi



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:30


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Top tips for your stay at The Merlin Hotel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Merlin Hotel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in June and May.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Merlin Hotel, plan to stay on a Sunday or Thursday. The most expensive day is usually Friday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Merlin Hotel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £16, while the most expensive was £44.
  • How long should you stay at The Merlin Hotel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at The Merlin Hotel

  • Where is The Merlin Hotel located?

    The Merlin Hotel is located at 2 Charnley Road, 0.1 miles from the centre of Blackpool. Winter Gardens is the closest landmark to The Merlin Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Merlin Hotel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:30 at The Merlin Hotel.

  • Does The Merlin Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Merlin Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Merlin Hotel from the airport?

    The Merlin Hotel is 3.6 miles from Blackpool. The Merlin Hotel is 34.8 miles from Liverpool J. Lennon.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Merlin Hotel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Merlin Hotel in Blackpool and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Merlin Hotel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Merlin Hotel.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

0.1 mi

Nearest airport

Liverpool J. Lennon

Distance to airport

34.3 mi