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Comment posted by Lisa at 08:16 on 12th Sep 2002
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Lisa says:Thanks for a great stay at your hotel. We desperately needed a break away from our own business and certainly made the right choice by staying at the Canasta.
Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff, great breakfast(!)....what more can I say!
Thanks.See you again!
Lisa and Al
Our Reply:Hi Lisa
Thanks VERY MUCH for the comments
Yes...we're ready for a break also and have decided to close mid November until January - lots of exciting changes in the pipeline which we can't talk about yet....but watch this space!!!
Look forward to seeing you again
Doug & Mandy
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Comment posted by Karen & Thomas Flood at 07:43 on 10th Sep 2002
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Karen & Thomas Flood says:Sorry, meant to add, Thomas is looking forward to the Mighty Breakfast, I have a feeling you may have your first request for another plate - ha ha!
Our Reply:Bwahahaha
NOBODY has asked for more yet!!!
Plenty say they will....but it never happens!!!
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Comment posted by Karen Flood at 07:42 on 10th Sep 2002
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Karen Flood says:We made a booking today to come and stay with you on 2-5 October, from the look of your website we just can't wait to come!
Been to Blackpool on many occasions as a single girl but this is the first time on a family holiday.
Love the sense of humour that comes across on the website.
Only one request - do you know Mary Poppins and would she pop us down there so we don't have to travel for 4 hours in the car all the way from Paisley in Scotland!
Our little girl Heather is so excited about coming.
Looking forward to meeting you guys.
Karen, Thomas and Heather Flood
Our Reply:Hi Guys
Thanks for the comments
Look forward to welcoming you soon
Doug and Mandy
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Comment posted by Nicola Kind at 10:42 on 4th Sep 2002
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Nicola Kind says:Thankyou for accommadating my brother at short notice, we managed fine in the lovely room. One thing though, the bathroom door did not shut and had no lock which meant that one of us had to stand behind the door to keep it closed. Other than that the stay was lovely and we enjoyed going to the switching on of the lights. Thankyou very much.
Our Reply:Hi Nicola
Thanks for bringing it to our attention - we'll get it fixed asap
Come again soon
Doug and Mandy
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Comment posted by Rob Sefton at 06:46 on 3rd Sep 2002
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Rob Sefton says:What a weekend!
See my grandparents, have a few drinks, watch a gig at the Empress Ballroom and experience 2 crackin' breakfasts in a quality hotel.
Will be back soon I hope.
Our Reply:Hi Rob
Awww....thanks VERY much!!!
Doug and Mandy
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Comment posted by Jason at 13:40 on 1st Sep 2002
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Jason says:WE HAVE JUST ARRIVED BACK FROM A WEEKEND STAY AT YOUR HOTEL, AND THE SERVICE WE RECEIVED FROM THE TIME WE TURNED UP TILL THE TIME WE LEFT WAS SUPERB.
WE WILL CERTAINLY BE RETURNING IN THE FUTURE.
Our Reply:Hi Jason
Excellent - the pleasure was ours
Doug and Mandy
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Comment posted by Clare Moseley at 06:54 on 29th Aug 2002
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Clare Moseley says:Thank-you for such a pleasant stay!
We will for sure be coming back for another stay.
We must apologise for the car key and if you heard us coming in at 5am!
Thanks once again.....
Our Reply:Hi Clare
You're most welcome - it was our pleasure
No probs about the car key and didn't hear a peep at 5am - but what were you doing out that late???
Come again soon
Doug and Mandy
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Comment posted by Mark Owens at 17:14 on 23rd Aug 2002
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Mark Owens says:Hi again
Just wondering if you could put the Champions League match between Newcastle & Sarajevo on the tele in the lounge on Wednesday? Cheers
Our Reply:If it's on any of the standard 5 channels, yes
SKY sports and movies want 4000 per year (!!!)
....so we don't have that!!
Doug
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Comment posted by Mark Owens at 06:32 on 23rd Aug 2002
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Mark Owens says:Hi Doug and Mandy,
Me and my girlfriend Marisa cant wait untill Tuesday when we come and stop at your hotel. Things were looking bad at one point, we were both ill but being a Geordie I've fought off the nasty bug. Already got my all day passes for the pleasure beach, any idea how long it takes to walk down there from your hotel??
Our Reply:Hi Mark
Glad you're better....
It's a LONG walk - you're better off catching the tram which stops right outside - every ten minutes this time of year and will get you there in about ten minutes - it's a nice stroll back though of about 2 miles
See you soon
Doug and Mandy
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Comment posted by Beryl Williams at 13:02 on 20th Aug 2002
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Beryl Williams says:This is a great site!!!
Our Reply:Thanks Beryl !!
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Comment posted by Lord STUBBINS at 11:04 on 19th Aug 2002
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Lord STUBBINS says:COOL WEB SITE
Our Reply:THANKS
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Comment posted by Brian Johnson at 13:54 on 19th Aug 2002
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Brian Johnson says:The site is excellent, but your hotel policies are poor, no single sex groups, you should consider changing that one, I feel that is unfair to gay people and mates looking for a good hotel to stay in
Our Reply:Hi Brian
phew....got to disagree on that one
I would agree that not all single sex groups should be tarred with the same brush BUT I would prefer not to take the chance and for the comfort of our regular guests who book in the knowledge that they are going to get a great nights kip (and not get woken up by doors being kicked in and fire extinguishers going off) we prefer to keep it as it is. There are LOADS of hotels in Blackpool who cater for that market
See BlackpoolHotel.com
We are not anti-gay - gay couples are MOST welcome - we've had many gay guests so far - but the policy of single sex groups of 4 or more stays
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Comment posted by Steve, Debbie, Luke & Abbie at 05:21 on 19th Aug 2002
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Steve, Debbie, Luke & Abbie says:Thank you for making our stay at the Canasta so enjoyable.
Regards,
Steve (SR Photography)
Our Reply:Hi Steve and gang
Thanks for your comments
Come back to Blackpool soon!!
regards
Doug and Mandy
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Comment posted by jayne and adrian at 08:08 on 19th Aug 2002
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jayne and adrian says:THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR MAKING OUR STAY SUCH A GREAT ONE. THE HOTEL WAS SPOTLESS AND THE FOOD WAS GREAT. EVEN THO WE MISSED BREAKFAST ON THE LAST DAY DUE TO A NASTY HANGOVER !! THE EFFORT YOU MADE TO HELP WITH ADRIANS BIRTHDAY WAS FANTASTIC. DECORATING THE ROOM WITH BALLONS AND BANNERS, BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS AND THE CHAMPAGNE THAT WENT DOWN VERY NICELY . ONCE AGAIN WE,D LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR THE WARM WELCOME AND FRIENDLY SERVICE. WE,LL DEFINATLEY BE BACK AGAIN.
Our Reply:Hi guys
Thanks for the comments
The pleasure was all ours - glad the birthday treat got you plenty of Brownie points :o)
The weekend you emailed separately about is almost choc-a-block-I'll respond via email about that
Hope to see you again real soon
Doug and Mandy
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Comment posted by Flora & Hugh at 07:45 on 15th Aug 2002
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Flora & Hugh says:Dear Mandy, Doug and all at the Canasta."A BIG CONGRATULATIONS" on achieving the 4 Diamonds you all deserve it.
Our Reply:Hi Guys
BIG THANKS
...couldn't have done it without that new door lock :o)
Doug and Mandy
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"Very friendly, family run, very child friendly towards my child, lovely clean well kept enjoyed our stay very much, food very good, good selection. Can't fault it. "