Stay in the heart of Blackpool Great location - show map

Opposite Blackpool beach and on the promenade, The Kensington Hotel and Bar is located between Blackpool’s Central Pier and South Pier. The hotel’s sun lounge has sea views.

All rooms feature tea and coffee facilities, and a private bathroom with a bath or shower. All rooms types also feature a TV. A full English breakfast is also every morning and is included in certain prices.

The hotel's Chelsea bar serves drinks which can be enjoyed on the terraced seating area, facing the seafront.

The tram stop near the hotel provides regular connections to Blackpool Pleasure Beach, a theme park, and Blackpool Tower, a popular events venue. Blackpool Football Club is 1,000 feet away and Blackpool South Rail Station is a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Blackpool, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

The Kensington Hotel and Bar has been welcoming guests since Aug 4, 2008

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Blackpool, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.4

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose The Kensington Hotel and Bar

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Blackpool South Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    150 feet from property
  • Blackpool Central Beach

    Blackpool Central Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1,900 feet from property
  • Blackpool Promenade Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    3,550 feet from property
  • Blackpool North Beach

    Blackpool North Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    5,000 feet from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are the double rooms ensuite ?
    Answered on October 4, 2019
  • do you have a bar ? thanks
    yes, we do have Bar. thanks
    Answered on June 30, 2021
  • Where is the parking?
    To the side of the building and the rear.
    Answered on October 4, 2019
  • Can I have sea view please
    Yes if available with an extra cost of £10 per room each night extra thanks
    Answered on September 29, 2020
  • Hi. Can you please tell me out and arrival time? Thank you
    Check-in Time 2.30pm Check out Time 10 am
    Answered on June 8, 2021
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Hotel area info *
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Kensington Hotel and Bar
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bingo Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Entertainment staff
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs GBP 10 per day.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules The Kensington Hotel and Bar takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Debit card The Kensington Hotel and Bar accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that this property cannot accommodate hen and stag parties, or similar parties. The property reserves the right to cancel bookings of this nature.

Parking spaces are limited and on a first come, first served basis. The property cannot reserve parking for guests.

Guests should note that the room will not be serviced during the guests stay.

Not all rooms have a sea view.
Guests would like to request a sea view room please message the hotel - note there is an upgrade charge of £20 per night payable on arrival for this room type. The hotel can't guarantee a sea view room at any time, even if requested.

Please inform The Kensington Hotel and Bar of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.