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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2012

lovely b&b and amazing price! we had the twin ensuite and such good value for money and really nice and clean. dawn and stave were very welcoming and very friendly and make a amazing breakfast!

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1Thank LauraAbbott
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We have just returned from 2 nights in Blackpool staying at The Merginn and we have had a lovely time. Dawn and Steve are fantastic hosts and run a very clean B&B, they were very accomodating to our 1 year old and the breakfast was excellent :o) We hope to return again soon.

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1Thank JayLou0512
Hereford
Reviewed 5 June 2012

We spent 2 nights at the Merginn. Dawn and Steve were excellent hosts. Steve was very helpful when it came to parking our car. We were offered tea/coffee as soon as we arrived. The breakfast was SUPERB!!! The Anderson Family :)

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Thank Debbie A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Just back from a 2 night stay at the Merginn, very friendly welcome and was offered tea/coffee on arrival. Excellent value for money nice clean room, lovely and warm and plently of hot water with clean towels each day, excellent breakfast. Made to feel very welcome and Steve was the perfect host and nothing was a problem for him. The...

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Thank Grace C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2012

hi would like to say we had a very nice stay at this b&b they were very helpful,would recommend it neal and sandra aka shirley lol

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Barmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2012

just got back from The Merginn for a 2 night break, absolutely faultless accomodation, exceptionally clean, beds very comfy, what else can i say, oh yes breakfast superb! Lovely hosts, outstanding value for money, thank you stephen and dawn. Will be back. Tony and shirley.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2012

Stayed here waaay back in February for 2 nights and it was..well...alright i supose! The couple who own the Merginn were nice, the room was clean and comfortable! Parking is avaliable at the back of the building as on street is a bit tight! Breakfast was ok aswell.....im struggeling here because the Merginn just didnt stand out atall! well apart...

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strawberryBlackpool, Owner at The Merginn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Calvin. You "must" have a very good memory, as it has taken nearly a year for this review to go on!!! As it was Valentines weekend we always bend our rules and give a late checkout. Our normal check out is 10.30am, but for this weekend we gave an extra hour. So therefore checkout was...

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2011

very nice welcome from dawn and steve on arrival rooms clean and spotless very comfy beds food excellent steve even helped us get our car back on the road they will go out of there way to help

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Stayed with my wife and two small children. Room was spotless comfy and plenty big enough. Steve and Dawn were great hosts and made us all very welcome. Great breakfast and the Italian restaurant on the corner was brilliant, 3 courses and a drink for a tenner. Hotel in a good location as well, quiet street but really close to...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 30 October 2011

Steve and Dawn are very nice and welcoming. We booked a triple ensuite room for a one night stay in Blackpool. We were welcomed by a nice cup of tea on arrival and Steve even helped us to park our car! Room was spotless clean and the beds were very comfy. Will definitely stay in The Merginn again when we...

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The Merginn is situated in the North Shore area of Blackpool where you will find it quieter and more relaxing, yet still within easy reach of all Blackpool'€™s many attractions. Buses and trams stop each end of the Avenue. Gynn Avenue is a lovely quiet street close to the Gynn Square. We are only a 2 minute walk to the promenade, and just a mile back into town and the Tower. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Merginn

Address: 9 Gynn Avenue, Blackpool FY1 2LD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackpool
Price Range: $38 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Merginn 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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