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Comment posted by Jamie Loftus at 18:53 on 10th Dec 2008
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Jamie Loftus says:hi doug mandy, not long now until new years bash, 21 days and counting. If its half as good as our other stays at the Canasta we are in for a grrrrrrrrrreat time. fancy dress costumes bought oooooooooooo were excited!!!! See you soonJamie n Loubie
Our Reply:hahaha....see you soon!!!
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Comment posted by colin veitch at 09:57 on 17th Nov 2008
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colin veitch says:HI DOUG&MANDY, HOPE YOU HAD A MINT HOLIDAY! THANKS FOR A GREAT END OF SEASON PARTY AND SPECIAL THANKS FOR A SPECIAL SUNDAY!! GREAT TO MEET UP WITH THE CANASTA FAITHFULL ONCE AGAIN. SORRY THINGS GOT A BIT EMOTIONAL BUT WE HAVE PUT IT DOWN TO A COMBINATION OF TOO MUCH WINE,GOOD COMPANY AND THE FACT AFTER THE YEAR WE HAVE HAD WE NEEDED TO LET IT OUT!!! IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN!! HAVE A WONDERFUL XMAS AND CANT WAIT FOR NEW YEAR!! I RAISE MY GLASS TO THE FINEST HOTELIERS IN BLACKPOOL!!!!! SEE YOU REAL SOON!!! LOL COLIN & DOONTOON ANNIE!!! (CANASTA APPRECIATION SOCIETY) GATESHEEEEEED BRANCH!!!
Our Reply:Whay aye man, the holiday wez geet. Plenty of Newcastle Brown!! Thanks for your company - yes Sunday was a good neet out!! Does good to blow the cobwebs off. Anyhoo see you soon
Swampy and Shugs
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Comment posted by Peter Towler at 11:06 on 25th Nov 2008
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Peter Towler says:Much better website than a lot of much larger organisations. Particularly like the availability checker. Peter Towler
Our Reply:Well...thank you very much
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Comment posted by Kyle & Louise at 13:10 on 2nd Nov 2008
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Kyle & Louise says:We had a really lovely time at canasta hotel! We couldnt fault anythin about the place. It was a welcoming place to stay and we were made to feel at home. Due to a good time, we are considering to come again next year, hopefully when the weathers a little warmer. Thankyou.Kyle & louise, Oh and betty the tattoo! xx
Our Reply:Hi Kyle & Louise....thanks for that...see you in 2009 we hope
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Comment posted by andy holroyd at 20:59 on 2nd Nov 2008
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andy holroyd says:I would like to thank you both and all your staff for the lovely time we had at the canasta,nothing to much trouble, very nice breakfast and so big,nice location,could'nt have asked for more,we will be returning next year. Thank you Andy & Liz room 15.
Our Reply:Cheers Andy & Liz....see you again in 2009!
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Comment posted by joslin family at 22:30 on 2nd Nov 2008
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joslin family says:hi guys!!!what can i say, another fantastic holiday had by all. we have had such a great time at the canasta again. we are always made to feel at home with you and have made many friends. we hope your end of season party went well on saturday night.roll on october 2009, how many sleeps is that???? anyway we hope you both enjoy your holiday and have a good xmas. see you next year. ellen, darren, lewis and ben x
Our Reply:Hi Ellen, Darren, Lewis and Ben!!!!
It was lovely to see you all again - yes we had a great holiday thanks - much better than I thought it was going to be. You all have a great Xmas too and we'll see you next year!!
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Comment posted by Sandy & Geraldine (Rm21) at 20:13 on 27th Oct 2008
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Sandy & Geraldine (Rm21) says:Fanastic time hotel made up for the terrible weather
Can't wait to arrange for a second helping if your ears can stand my singing
All the best for xmas and the new year
Sandy and Geraldine
Chesterfield Derbyshire
Our Reply:Thanks Sandy and Geraldine
Heeeeeyy Baaaaaby...you're welcome back ANY time!!!
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Comment posted by joslin family at 18:01 on 21st Oct 2008
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joslin family says:hi canasta!!! i know people leave their comments after their hols but we wanted to leave a comment now before we arrive. we are soooo excited and can't wait till saturday. we will be spending our half term break with you as usual. our boys are counting down the days. our stay with you is one of our highlights each year. canasta is a great hotel and the staff are fab! doug and mandy are brilliant. we enjoy your company, the comfort of your hotel and the warmth that you provide. the entertainment is ace and the karaokes are brill!!!! so we'll see you all on saturday. from ellen, darren, lewis and ben.
Our Reply:Awww thanks .....we'll look forward to seeing you again on Saturday
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Comment posted by David and Me Julie at 09:12 on 21st Oct 2008
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David and Me Julie says:Dougie and Mandy,once again thank you for a fantastic stay at the Canasta, your warm welcome and 'nothing is to much' attitude. We have stayed at your Hotel 4 years on the trot now and look forward to the next year! Kareoke was brilliant but the hangover was definately not!! See you again soon, David, Me Julie, Peter, Adam and George
Our Reply:Cheers guys...thanks for your repeat business!!!
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Comment posted by Angie Woolley at 21:42 on 21st Oct 2008
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Angie Woolley says:Doug & Swampy, just wanted to thank you & your staff for a lovely weekend, The Canasta hotel is definately one we would recommend to anyone visiting Blackpool and be sure we will be returning next year. Thoroughly enjoyed the Karaoke nights as far as the superb breakfast is concerned we have definately started our diets today see you all in 2009. Angie, Robbie, Michelle, Kim & Rita XX
Our Reply:Cheers guys and thanks for helping out in the singing!!!!!!
See you next year!!
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Comment posted by lyn and roy doughty at 18:32 on 19th Oct 2008
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lyn and roy doughty says:thankyou for a very plesant stay at your hotel.it had a very friendly amosphere.i would highly reccommend you to any 1 that is looking for a brillant comfortable stay whilst visiting blackpool will be seeing you again thankyou mr and mrs doughty
Our Reply:Well....thanks for that Lyn & Roy!!
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Comment posted by Keith and Sheila Barrow at 13:59 on 17th Oct 2008
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Keith and Sheila Barrow says: Many thanks to you and all your friendly staff for a lovely couple of days.you have a really nice hotel.Your breakfasts certainly live up to their reputation!The haddock was so big I'm sure the sea level dropped when they caught that one! We'll definitely be back!!
Take care,Keith and Sheila.
Our Reply:Thanks very much Keith and Sheila. LOL..yes...the haddock, we've been informed by the Fisheries Commission, is over quota (but don't tell anyone...we got our own trawler)
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Comment posted by Mike+Jill at 14:11 on 13th Oct 2008
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Mike+Jill says:Like a good wine the Canasta just keeps improving stayed there 2007 didn't look any where else for 2008 won't look any where else for 2009,and i think England just edged the karaoke
Our Reply:Sssshhh......the sheepshaggers may be watching LOLOL . Cheers Mike & Jill - see you next year!!
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Comment posted by colin johnstone (cj) at 14:59 on 13th Oct 2008
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colin johnstone (cj) says: and mandy and staff thank you hi weve just returned home from a great weekend in blackpool at the canasta hotel it was the best weekend weve had in blackpool in 20yrs weve never stayed at the same hotel twice but we will be returning to the canasta as the staff and hosts could not do enough for you the karaoke was a great way to make friends with other guests and just let your hair down (IF YOU LUCKY ENOUGH TO HAVE ANY) we made some good friends in just three days tremendous all thanks to doug and mandy and all the staff at the canasta thank you guys cj and wendy
Our Reply:Aww...thanks CJ....and thanks for the laughs!!!
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Comment posted by Gaynor Carey at 18:08 on 10th Oct 2008
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Gaynor Carey says:Hi Doug
Id' just like to thank you for a fabulous and entertaining weekend. Everyone enjoyed their stay at your hotel lovely clean rooms friendly staff and iv got to mention the lovely breakfast.Thanks once again for your hospitality on the Saturday night with the weather being so bad sorry you had all those dishes to wash after our takeaways.We will be advising everyone who comes to Blackpool to stay at the Canasta. We hope to see you next year. Mrs Carey
Our Reply:Hi Gaynor
Well thanks for your business - great bunch - my kinda guests!!
No probs...we just slung 'em in the dishwasher so no progs
Thanks for YOUR entertainment too!! Sorry it was a 47-47 draw.....you'll all have to try a tad harder next year!!
Hope to see you next year
Doug & Swampy
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