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Welcome to The Sonora Park Hotel

Address: 17 Albert Road, Blackpool, FY1 4TA

Telephone: 01253 623225 01253 623225

Hotel Description

Welcome to the Sonora Park Hotel, a traditional guest house offering bed and breakfast with a 'Touch of Class', situated in the centre of Blackpool overlooking Blackpool Tower. Our immaculate and homely bed and breakfast accommodation comprises 13 en-suite bedrooms and 1 standard room which are tastefully decorated and equipped with tea/coffee making facilities and flat screen televisions. Towels and soap are provided for our guests and free WiFi is available. We have single, double, twin, triple and family rooms and can accommodate up to 38 people with some rooms overlooking the famous Blackpool Tower which is stunning when lit up at night. A traditional English Breakfast is served each morning of your stay. We cater for every festival, concert or convention being held in Blackpool from Dance Festivals to the Magicians Convention, Hairdressing Competitions, Brass Band Competitions, Soul Nights, Punk weekends and the famous Pigeon Weekend held in January. We welcome Golfers and Athletes attending local sports clubs and Stanley Park. Our bed and breakfast/guest house is a very short two minute walk from the Central Car Park which also incorporates the National Express Coach Station enabling you to literally 'walk round the corner' to your accommodation.

Our Facilities

  • Bar
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Family Rooms
  • Wifi Available

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Hotel Reviews - The Sonora Park Hotel

Weekend In Blackpool
We recently stayed in the Sonora Park Hotel. We received a very warm welcome from Jackie and were promptly shown our room. Although small, it was clean and had everything we needed. The Hotel is situated right in the heart of Blackpool, only a short walk to all the attractions.

Jackie could not have been more helpful throughout our stay. All requests were dealt with, from extra room keys to organising taxis for us.

We will be staying here again next year.

Ciara Cunniffe - 17th Aug, 2017
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Cosy And Clean
Room was small but adequate for our needs and was clean and comfortable. Nice breakfast with lots of coffee too. We've rebooked for next years rebellion

Mrs. Joanne Cannon - 8th Aug, 2017
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Lovely Hotel Close To Everything
Lovely couple willing to help with anything rooms clean everything you need for a few days away. cleaned daily breakfast is really good central location we will definitely be back thanks for a lovely stay 😆

Mrs. claire keers - 14th Mar, 2017
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Blackpool Stay
Hotel was clean and comfortable. Very close to Blackpool centre. The only negative was there was no onsite parking. But parked on public car park a few hundred meters away.

Mr. Paul Greenaway - 28th Oct, 2016
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Perfect Stay
Stayed here for 2 nights, great value for money always made to feel welcome. Lovely clean and comfortable room, beautiful breakfast and all round perfect hosts. Would highly recommend people to stay here :)

Miss. Rebecca Degnen - 26th Sep, 2016
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Great Place To Stay
Myself and friends have stayed at the Sonora 4 times now just for a couple of nights but we would not go anywhere else. The owners are very friendly lovely people. The rooms are just right and very clean well looked after. Beds made every day. We normally stay B and B it is a lovely brekkie and nothing is too much trouble. We love it and will certainly keep going back for more. Definitely a winner

Ms. Kathleen Takacs - 17th Aug, 2016
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Always A Great Stay!
As always, a friendly and welcoming stay at the Sonora. Perfect location, perfect breakfast and perfect price!

Thanks again!

Mr. John Walch - 4th Jul, 2016
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Honest Hosts In A Clean Hotel.
The hotel was clean tidy and had a warm welcome when we walked in. Jackie and Nigel were very hospitable and nothing was too much trouble. They were very honest and phoned me to let me know they had found both my nephews iPads in the room after we had checked out. Recommend staying here. Thank you. Only thing that was a little annoying but no big deal was the floor boards was creaky, but that only affects you when you are moving about obviously doesn't affect sleep or anything else.

Miss. Donna Ratcliffe - 2nd Jun, 2016
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Excellent Place To Stay, Lovely Owners!
Stayed here a few times, rooms are clean, breakfast is lovely, and owners are very friendly. Would highly recommend anyone to stay here if they were going to Blackpool, location is perfect, worth every penny.

Miss. Rebecca Degnen - 25th Apr, 2016
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Blackpool Aad Dance Gala Stay
Second time of staying with Jackie at Sonora Park. Rooms are clean with plenty of room. Breakfast is great with a never ending supply of toast, great when you have teenagers. Evening back in the lounge is cosy with a bar if wanted with great conversation. Keep it up Sonora Park

Mr. Christopher Simmons - 10th Apr, 2016
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Weekend Stay
Brilliant hotel. So friendly. We will be back next year

Mr. mark miller - 9th Nov, 2015
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Brilliant
Lovely clean hotel run by a friendly couple. Breakfast was perfect. Brilliant location. Have used this hotel a few times and will continue to do so.

Mrs. Melanie Prime - 31st Oct, 2015
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Excellent Stay
STAYED HERE RECENTLY FOR 6 NIGHTS, GREAT CENTRAL LOCATION , GREAT HOSTS ,GREAT BREAKFAST ,WOULD RECOMMEND AS IS VALUE FOR MONEY .

Mr. Joseph Mccracken - 11th Aug, 2015
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Sonora Park
A most enjoyable stay and we will definately be going back.

Mr. James harkness - 10th Aug, 2015
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The Sonora Park
Really nice and friendly.

Would reccomend to anyone.

Mr. James Harkness - 1st Dec, 2014
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Keep Coming Back So Must Be Good
brilliant time again, very clean and lovely breakfasts, nothing too much trouble, have been going for years and i'm a fussy person so thumbs up

Ms. Kim Hughes - 29th Sep, 2014
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Holiday
Had a great stay here.Very clean and welcoming.Breakfastwas great too.Jackie and Nigel were warm and friendly.Looking forward to going back again soon.

Mr. Patrick Mclaughlin - 14th Sep, 2014
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Brilliant!
Great welcome and enjoyable stay..lovely breakfast too-real ground coffee! :D

Cheers!

Mr. John Walch - 8th Aug, 2014
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Enjoyable Stay
Stayed for three nights. Comfortable rooms, great breakfast and Nigel and Jackie were very welcoming. Their knowledge of the local area and attractions was excellent. We would definitely stay again! :o)

Miss. Karen Davidson - 1st Aug, 2014
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Weekend To Blackpool
excellent hotel, very clean lovely breakfast ,jacky and nigel made us very welcome .

Mrs. Linda Pearce - 11th Feb, 2014
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Sonora Park
Very clean hotel, ideal location, great hosts, second time we've stayed & will be staying again.

Rob Darcey - 2nd Nov, 2013
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Home From Home
A superb one night stay,perfectly located for all attractions,2 mins from Tower and sea front



A lovely warm welcome,nice bar,room was very clean,en suite everything we needed



Breakfast was excellent,superb cooked options,inc full breakfast,scrambled eggs,plenty of toast,cereals and fruit juice

Jane & Ian Walker - 2nd Nov, 2013
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Mr Hillier
Hi

Thank you for a lovely stay at your hotel it was nice off you to take us on a minutes notice after our bad experience off another place will we be back when we come back to Blackpool Thanx Nigel And Jackie x

Mr & Mrs D Hillier - 27th Sep, 2013
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Response from Hotel
Thank you very much for your kind review, it was nice meeting you both and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Nigel and Jacky x

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Attractions - The Sonora Park Hotel

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Distance 0.16 miles (0.26 km)
Blackpool Tower opened on 14th May 1894, with the aquarium existing as a stand a lone attraction from the late 1870's. The tower is 518ft 9inches tall, with the walk of faith at 380ft from street level. The Tower alone contains 2,493 tons of steel and 93 tons of cast iron. The building at the base contains 985 tons of steel and 259 tons of cast iron.
The Tower has a viewing platform at 380ft above the promenade and is reached by a lift or if you are a maintanance worker by 536 steps!
Not for the feint hearted is the 'Walk of Faith' glass floor, a two inch clear panel that looks straight down to the Promenade below.
The 'Walk of Faith' glass floor panel was placed at the Tower top in 1998. The glass floor weighs half a tonne and is made up of two sheets of laminated glass. The 'Walk of Faith' can withstand the weight equivalent to five baby elephants.
To reach the top viewing platform at approximately 450ft you can walk up 2 flights of stairs.
The present Ballroom was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1899. The Ballroom floor measures 120ft by 102ft. It comprises 30,602 separate blocks of mahogany, oak and walnut. The first Wurlitzer organ was installed in the Ballroom in 1929. It was replaced in 1935 with one to Reginald Dixon's specification. The first organ went to the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens.
During the day visit the Ballroom to hear one of the famous organs being played. The Tower Ballroom is the traditional home of the mighty Wurlitzer Organ which rises up through the stage and complemented by the 3 Deck Wersi - the world's most advanced Blackpool Tower Ballroom - The Wurlitzer Organorgan, it includes over 600 sounds in the software, is touch screen sensitive and can create the sound of a complete orchestra.
The Tower Circus is positioned at the base of the tower, between its four legs. The circus first opened to the public on 14 May 1894 and has not missed a season since.

The present interior was designed by Frank Matcham and was completed in 1900.

The circus ring can be lowered into a pool of water and holds 42,000 gallons at a depth of up to 4 ft 6 inches, which allows for Grand Finales with Dancing Fountains. The Tower Circus is one of four left in the world that can do this.
During more than a century of entertainment, the world's greatest circus stars have paraded across its ring. The clown Charlie Cairoli appeared at the tower for 39 years. Britain's best-known ringmaster Norman Barrett worked the ring for 25 years.
Animals appeared in the circus until 1990.
It was planned to close the famous circus at the end of the 1990 season and replace it with an animatronic attraction. Public opinion and the fact the animatronics were not ready meant that the circus continued.
Today, the circus is produced and directed by Hungarian Laci Endresz. A live band (sometimes accompanied by Mooky the Clown) provides all the music for the show, often dynamically syncing with the performers' movements. The circus band play a variety of different songs, usually Latin for the acts. In the winter the circus stages a pantomime instead of the regular show.
The oldest part of the building is the aquarium which was part of Dr Cockers' Menagarie and Aquarium in the 1870s.[1] It was kept open to earn revenue while the tower building went up around it. The aquarium was modelled on the limestone caverns in Derbyshire. It houses 57 different species of fresh water and salt water fish and the largest tank holds 32,000 litres of salt water.[28]
The aquarium closed permanently at the end of the 2010 season and will be completely remodelled to make way for a new "Dungeons" attraction.[29] This is part of the investment by the Merlin Group, who took over the operation of the Tower at the end of the 2010 season on behalf of new owners Blackpool Council

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

Distance 0.21 miles (0.34 km)
Whatever kind or size of event you are planning, the Winter Gardens is certain to have a venue which will suit it perfectly. However, the success of your event is not assured by the quality of the venue alone - our experience in providing imaginative tailored solutions and expert advice will help you achieve the results you are striving for. From retail to trade and regional to national, the Winter Gardens is one of the north wests leading exhibition venues, hosting over 40 events and welcoming more than 400,000 visitors annually. A choice of versatile and flexible venues provide the ideal settings for exhibitions, product launches and trade shows of virtually any kind. The 2,600 square metre Olympia is the Winter Gardens very own purpose-built exhibition hall offering unrivalled space and accessibility.

Blackpool Centre - Town Centre

Blackpool Centre - Town Centre

Distance 0.45 miles (0.72 km)
With around seven miles of fun packed coastline, Blackpool is the entertainment capital of Europe, and home to the world famous Blackpool Tower with its ballroom, circus, adventure play centre, aquarium and ride to the top of the tower. The tower also contains the nerve-wracking Walk of Faith - a glass floor, 380 feet above the ground that allows an unrestricted view of the street below. The town centre also hosts a variety of well known shops. It was the Victorians who developed Blackpool into a mega-resort, and in the early twentieth century they flocked here in their thousands to enjoy the fantastic combination of sun, sand and sea.

Blackpool Football Club - Football Club

Blackpool Football Club - Football Club

Distance 0.82 miles (1.31 km)
Blackpool Football Club Formed in 1889. Blackpool's newly-rebuilt Bloomfield Road ground is a stadium ready for the future. In 2005 it played host to three Group A games in the UEFA European Women's Championship. The official Blackpool Football Supporters Club is BSA, the Blackpool Supporters Assocoation. Our committee is elected by its members. Blackpool FC fully support our Association, and through our fund raising efforts, we put funds directly back into the club by sponsoring matches and players.