Inside Strictly stars' seafront hotel in Blackpool
18.11.2023 - 14:21
This is where Strictly Come Dancing stars are staying in Blackpool. The Big Blue Hotel - next to Blackpool Pleasure Beach and just a stone's throw from the South Shore beach - is known for its blue exterior and nautical theme.
In 2022, the first time the show was broadcast from Blackpool since 2019, celebrity dancers, judges and crew members stayed at The Big Blue Hotel. It's likely the cast and crew will return to the hotel this year.
The venue is popular with families, couples and solo travellers and offers a variety of rooms. A standard double room costs from £59.50 midweek, rising to £102 at the weekend.
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The hotel is conveniently located near Pleasure Beach, the seafront, a tram stop and South Pier. It has twin, family, double, deluxe double and king suite rooms - some with 'park' views.
The priciest room, the Deluxe Park View King Suite, starts at £225 per night at the weekend in November, going up to £285 with breakfast (for two). Family rooms, which can accommodate up to five people, start at £148 per night this month (weekend advance prepay rate).
Prices vary depending on the duration of your stay, number of guests and visit date. The hotel is open all year round.
Strictly stars can enjoy the residents' bar and tuck into a meal at the Blues Bar and Brasserie, where the breakfast buffet is served every morning.
The rooms are spacious and there are lifts to every floor. Accessible rooms are also available.
Big Blue first opened its doors in 2003 and has seen several updates over the years, including the