THE ROYAL CARLTON HOTEL
Overlooking the Irish Sea, this casual adults-only hotel along the lively Promenade/A584 road is a 14-minute walk from the celebrity wax figures at Madame Tussauds Blackpool, and a 15-minute walk from the rides and shows at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Cosy rooms feature free Wi-Fi and TVs, as well as tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some have balconies offering sea views.
There's a relaxed bar and a Starbucks coffee shop. A furnished deck provides panoramic sea views. A breakfast buffet (fee) is served in an informal restaurant featuring regular evening entertainment.