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Comment posted by birkett at 14:14 on 13th Aug 2010
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birkett says:made to feel very welcome as soon as we pulled into the car park tea was served to us and bags taken to our room, very friendly staff breakfast was the best we have ever had this is the best hotel we had stayed at in blackpool and would come back again a big thank you to all the staff.
Our Reply:Thanks for that!!! Will let the staff know they're doing a grand job!
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Comment posted by Marg & Richie at 14:37 on 9th Aug 2010
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Marg & Richie says:We enjoyed our stay with you in The Canasta Hotel, could only stay for one night as we were catching the boat home to the Isle of Man the next day, wish we could have had a few more nights with you, the staff, & guests were all so friendly & nice, we would certainly like to stay with you again if possible when we next visit Blackpool, will be in touch!
Our Reply:Thanks for that Marg & Richie
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Comment posted by Nerys and Ian at 20:25 on 6th Aug 2010
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Nerys and Ian says:Had a lovely couple of days here Lovely hotel and really clean and frendily. Lovely Breakfast,Will definetly stay here again Thanks
Our Reply:awww...thanks for that!!
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Comment posted by ange reid at 20:47 on 5th Aug 2010
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ange reid says:as always a brilliant time had by all (including the moody teens lol. Beautiful rooms,breakfast and company. loved seeing u guys again, hope to be down in october xxxxx
Our Reply:Hi Ange
Sorry I missed you when you left - just have tons of work on at moment.
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Comment posted by Chris Wynne at 16:58 on 5th Aug 2010
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Chris Wynne says:Hey guys
Fantastic website
Will the webcams be up and running again any time soon? They were great.
I had an 'interesting' chat with Alice the other night. It didn't solve my insomnia, but it sure as hell passed the time away!!!
Very interesting when she did confirm Dougie that you do wear your pants over your pyjamas!!!! Care to comment? :-)
Will she be coming forward from the 'pink' site to the updated model as well?
Our Reply:Hi Chris
Sorry - no. They took up too much bandwidth and I can't find a cheap enough ISP to install as secondary. Being a business everybody wants to charge me 20+ a month which, JUST for the webcams, is too expensive.
If I find one that will give me business use for a tenner a month then they'll be back.
LOL @ Alice. Well she was lying. Alice knows full well I don't wear pyjamas. She won't be featuring either on the new site...she's been there 6 years and her vocabulary isn't getting any better. I'm going to trade her in for a newer model. (but don't tell her I said that!!)
The "pink" site will be lost forever when I get around to it in November...but I'll be adding other stuff to the main site then also.
Thanks for your interest...and the laughs
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Comment posted by Colin & Pat Keene at 21:51 on 30th Jul 2010
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Colin & Pat Keene says:Spent 5 nights at the Canasta recently. We loved the breakfasts, the karaoke (well Colin did) and the tea and coffee - on tap. Dougie and Mandy were great as were the other staff. The other residents we met during the 5 days were lovely. Hope to go back.
Our Reply:Thanks for that Colin and Pat
See you next time we hope!
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Comment posted by Linda & Jim McCann at 20:19 on 29th Jul 2010
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Linda & Jim McCann says:We are just back from spending a couple of nights at the Canasta Hotel,what can we say but "FABULOUS" Staff were 1st class,hotel 1st class everything was spotless and the staff and owners could not have been more helpfull. This is now our number 1 hotel,we would not stay anywhere else when we visit Blackpool.
Keep up- the good work guys,and remember the "Ghosts" love it there too ; )
We will be returning.
xx
Our Reply:Hi Linda and Jim
Thanks for your lovely comments - I'll pass it on and make sure everybody gets a pat on the back!!
...and thanks for your repat booking already - see you September Weekend...always look forward to that one - lots of Scots (my kinda folk!)
Shuggy and Mandy
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Comment posted by Liz Bradley at 23:44 on 27th Jul 2010
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Liz Bradley says:A very warm welcome received when we arrived.
Thoughtful staff
Lashings of tea, great breakfast, papers a nice touch. Decor excellent, like the movie theme in the Bar. Very good prices and overall could not fault. Keep up the good work, will come again.
Our Reply:Ok thanks for that Lizzie!
We'll look forward to your return visit!
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Comment posted by tricia and wayne at 15:08 on 25th Jul 2010
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tricia and wayne says:hi doug mandy another fantastic weekend at canasta 23/7/10 all staff very friendly and helpful see you all in october thank you wayne tricia salisbury
Our Reply:Hi guys
Thanks for that!!
I'll give them all a big pat on the back
See you in October!!
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Comment posted by carl at 11:52 on 24th Jul 2010
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carl says:hi doug stayed with you a few times and all your rooms are none smoking which is not a real problem a its law however just stayed at the GRAND BURSTIN HOTEL IN FOLKESTONE and the clearly state in reception that they are excempt from this law and allow guest to smoke in there rooms how is this possible is it choice?
Our Reply:Hya Carl
Yes...its down to the individual hotel's choice. The law states that if we allocate a room as "smoking allowed" then we MUST allocate ALL rooms within the same "fire zone" as smoking allowed - this means that every room behind the nearest fire door must be of the same type.
Bizarre....I know...but there you have it.
This would mean that one COMPLETE corridor of rooms would all be "smoking allowed" and, as you can imagine, the whole corridor would stink. Larger places, like the Grand Burstin perhaps, have more bedrooms and to allocate one of their floors as "smoking available" would not affect them so much. To be honest, even though I am a smoker, I prefer the Canasta as smoke free. It did used to "hum" a bit in the sun lounge after a busy Saturday night when we did allow smoking in the sun lounge.
I guess we'll have to give up
Cough....splutter
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Comment posted by LOUISE PUTTOCK at 21:00 on 21st Jul 2010
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LOUISE PUTTOCK says:HI GUYS THANKS 4 A LOVELY WEEK. UR HOTEL IS GREAT SUCH FRIENDLY STAFF WILLING TO HELP AND B ON HAND WITH A COFFEE. THE HOTEL IS LIKE BEING HOME FROM HOME, WITH A FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE AND REALLY WELCOMING. ROOMS ARE SPACIOUS AND REALLY CLEAN AND TIDY. KAROKE WAS A GREAT LAUGH REALLY ENJOYABLE NITE. YOU WERE GREAT WHEN IT CAME TO MY KIDS WITH THE BABY BEING A FUSSY EATER. THE KIDS LOVED IT. DOUG THANK YOU SOO MUCH 4 THE LOVELY PHOTOS THEY ARE HANGING WITH PRIDE. MANDY FRIDGE MAGNET ON THE WAY AND THANKS 4 THE BUCKETS OF COFFEE. WE HOPE 2 CALL SOON. THANKS AGAIN
Our Reply:Hi Louis and the gang - you're very welcome!! Thanks for your business. Hope you think of us for your next visit to Blackpool. Sorry I missed you on the day you left....I don't get up too early (need my beauty sleep!)
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Comment posted by Nina James at 13:33 on 20th Jul 2010
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Nina James says:Rooms were spacious and spotless. Breakfast staff were friendly and helpful. Doug and Mandy are excellent hosts. Karaoke was great. A big thanks to Dan for always being on hand to top up my tea cup! We will definately be back!! Nina & Mick Dundee xx
Our Reply:Thanks for that Nina and Mick!!
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Comment posted by Sheryl Millar at 20:06 on 19th Jul 2010
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Sheryl Millar says:Came home Saturday having had 5 great days at The Canasta. Well done Dougie for finally managing to get Dave(aka Deano) to sing on the karaoke on Fri.
Our Reply:Haha...thanks for your business and company!! Hope to see you again ...and the Old Crooner too!!
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Comment posted by Ralph Nixon at 19:08 on 7th Jul 2010
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Ralph Nixon says:From arriving to leaving everything was "spot on" from Super Doug on Karoke to Chris behind the bar.. Breakfast was awesome along with the service... Will be going back again!!!
Our Reply:LOL...thanks for that Ralph!! The gargle juice helped!
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Comment posted by Julie at 19:42 on 15th Jun 2010
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Julie says:Hi Mandy and Doug, yet another fab time at the Canasta. Friday nights Karaoke was great fun and Saturdays too, complete with extra entertainment (ahem). As usual the staff (especially Christine) and yourselves cannot do enough! My sister and hubby, "Jackie Jackie" (knicknamed by Mandy)had their first stay here and absolutely loved it!!! Can't wait to return for another stay and see you all! Take care! Julie, Steve, "Jackie Jackie" and Ant xx
Our Reply:Whoo hoo....thanks guys...hope to see you all again real soon!!
xx
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