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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We chose the Whitehall from the Web as it was close enough for shopping in Blackburn but still rural and away from the main roads. We were the only guests staying after a busy Easter yet we were made to feel very special and were able to upgrade to a beautiful 4 poster room with a jacuzzi bath suite FOC....

Thank Glenn C
Whitehall1, General Manager at Whitehall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Glenn C Thank you for taking time to review The Whitehall Hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us recently and that the jaacuzzi and four poster where particular highlights for yourself. We look forward to seeing you again in the future - maybe next time you will have chance to venture up to Darwen Tower...

Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

We came here for a wedding on the 4th of April, the room was clean and spacious, check in was a breeze & the customer service was brilliant! The wedding service was lovely and the room it was held in was gorgeous. The wedding breakfast was literally one of the nicest wedding meals I've had. The gravy was to die...

1Thank Danielle C
Whitehall1, General Manager at Whitehall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Danielle C Thank you for taking time to review your recent stay with us at The Whitehall Hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed the wedding breakfast on offer and will pass your comments onto our chef's who will be equally delighted with the feedback, likewise I will pass the kind comments onto our front of house staff -...

Reviewed 9 April 2014

We went there for a Sunday Lunch. From the moment we arrived we were treated as if we were the most important people of the day. The service was fantastic and the food superb. The way that the staff looked after us made us want to return.

Thank Maurice R
Whitehall1, General Manager at Whitehall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maurice R - thank you for taking time to review The Whitehall Hotel I am delighted that you enjoyed our Mothers Day offering and that you where made to feel like the most important people of the day. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Regards David Harvey General Manager

Nottingham UK
Reviewed 30 March 2014

After a slight rocky start slight mix up over booking I requested a ground floor which was not a problem. First impressions lovely faded grandeur of a country house hotel, although you first drive through a busy street of terraced houses then the hotel is up a drive it emerges and looks impressive. It is very quiet. My room was...

1Thank janetjohn001
Whitehall1, General Manager at Whitehall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Janetjohn001 Thank you for taking time to review The Whitehall Hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with ourselves after the slight confusion upon arrival, it is particularly pleasing to hear that the problem with heating was dealt with very quickly with minimal disruption to your stay. I will pass your comments onto both the staff who...

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2014

I booked a night at the Whitehall for my husband's birthday last weekend and didn't regret it. We got married here 5 years ago and haven't been back since then, until now. We stayed in the huge bridal suite (room 31) which was so comfortable. It has chairs, a chaise-longue, a four poster bed, a massive shower, a bath and...

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Whitehall1, General Manager at Whitehall Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bolton2013 Thank you for taking time to review The Whitehall Hotel. We are delighted that you chose to celebrate your husbands birthday with ourselves and that you enjoyed your stay. I will pass your kind words onto our Assistant Manager Peter who I believe was the gentleman on duty during your stay and also to our Head Chef Simon...

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2014

My friend got married here and we was all day guests. We found the hotel hard to find we took the wrong road and ended up on someones drive way haha. when we finally arrived we thought wow it was a well looked after old building and we expected nothing but the best for my friend. I arrived early in...

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Haven't been to the Whitehall for a few years. We booked in the restaurant at short notice for a Valentines meal. The staff were excellent & couldn't do enough for us. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the restaurant had been updated & now has a lovely modern feel. We were greeted with a complimentary drink & canapés &...

1Thank JEM3333
Reviewed 14 February 2014

The staff were very helpful but did not like the decor in the bedroom, definitely not the black curtains. The extractor fan in the bathroom was not working and there were a couple of holes in the towels. The breakfast area was not a bit warm or inviting and the poached eggs I ordered were hard in the middle, the...

2Thank Maria D
Reviewed 3 February 2014

There are not many choices and although we initially chose no.1 in Darwen, we ended up in the Whitehall due to lack of availability in the other and there is no regret. The staff is very nice and welcoming. The hotel is a bit old-fashioned in its decor and apart from the modern flat-screen TV, this could have been a...

Thank Micbiel70
Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2014

My partner and I stayed here on Friday night (24/01/14) for one night, as soon as we arrived the staff could not do enough for us....We booked in then up to our very nice room only to find a beautiful aqua box of flowers that my partner had arranged with the hotel to surprise me with (thank you to whoever...

Thank Mairi L

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Whitehall Hotel

Address: Ross Street | Park Road, Blackburn, BB3, Darwen BB3 2JU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Darwen
Price Range: $104 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Whitehall Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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I have been looking at your hotel as a potential venue, however my concern seen by my partner to a recent reviews about poor service where of no great concerns given peoples differing opinions.

However my one major area of concern is with your apparent substandard food hygiene rating as identified on ratings.food.gov.uk/business/en-GB/212113/Whitehall-Hotel-Darwen by the local council

The site rates your establishment as a 2 – Improvement necessary at the date of inspection on the 03 August 2016

Area inspected by food safety officer Standards found

Hygienic food handling - Hygienic handling of food including preparation, cooking, re-heating, cooling and storage - Generally satisfactory

Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building - Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building (including having appropriate layout, ventilation, hand washing facilities and pest control) to enable good food hygiene - Improvement necessary

Management of food safety - System or checks in place to ensure that food sold or served is safe to eat, evidence that staff know about food safety, and the food safety officer has confidence that standards will be maintained in future. -Generally satisfactory

What can you do as a potential visitor to alleviate my concerns of not becoming ill due to your poor food preparation standards especially around the

Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building which was reported as “Improvement necessary”?

Can you advise of why such a highly rated venue would achieve such a low score?

Can you confirm what improvements you have made?

Can you ensure your food preparation is of a standard rather than of a dodgy back street café or take-away?

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“ask for four poster bed”
 of 5 bubbles debrafowler, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The standard family room was fine. No need to upgrade to a more expensive room.”
 of 5 bubbles frankiebm, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms 31 and 32 have jacuzzi baths and I think they are bridal suites”
 of 5 bubbles petert525, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“all rooms that we booked was lovely so anyroom.x”
 of 5 bubbles shazy85, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Lovely room, very large bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath (No 37)”
 of 5 bubbles Dibrow1, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
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