July 4th 2014 - EXCLUSIVE SINATRA: THE MAIN EVENT HOTEL OFFER!
Book for the weekend of 4th/5th July 2014, and go and see Sinatra and the Syd Lawrence Orchestra on Friday 4th or Saturday 5th July for the 6pm or 8:30pm shows, this offer is not available on the internet you will be able to purchase tickets normally costing £21.00 for only £15.00! A fabulous saving of £6.00 per ticket.
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May 2013 - May Bank Holidays 2013.
Come Join us during the May Bank Holidays.
6th May - Early May Bank Holiday
27th May - Spring Bank Holiday
Normal Weekend Rates, No Supplements added to our Prices.
March 2013 - Book for Easter 2013.
We still have rooms available for Easter 2013, Good Friday 2013 is March 29th. Book for Good Friday and Easter Saturday and stay Easter Sunday HALF Price. Phone us for more information, or see our details below and book online.
March 2013 - New Years Eve 2013 Party Nights
We still have rooms available for our 2013 New Years Eve Party Nights on the 30th, 31st December 2013 and 1st January 2014. Book now to join us at the Rockcliffe on these exciting and fun filled nights. Phone us for more information, or see our details below and book online.
January 2013 -Happy New Year to ALL
Fiona & Pete and staff would like to wish all our present and future guests a HAPPY New Year. Many thanks to all our guests who came to the Rockcliffe in 2012, We are going to once again this year continue with special offers. We have taken many of these bookings already for 2013, and is proving to be very popular. Also book Easter and Bank Holidays Friday and Saturday and stay Sunday HALF Price.
We look forward to seeing Old and New faces in 2013.
January 2012 - Happy New Year to ALL
Fiona & Pete and staff would like to wish all our present and future guests a HAPPY New Year. Many thanks to all our guests who came to the Rockcliffe in 2011, these are difficult times we currently live in, and we have done all our best to keep our prices down, and offer exciting special offers, like the current "Stay Sunday or Monday for 3 Nights and get ONE extra night FREE" this works out at only £71pp including breakfast. We have taken many of these bookings already for 2012, and is proving to be very popular. Also book Easter and Bank Holidays Friday and Saturday and stay Sunday HALF Price.
We look forward to seeing Old and New faces in 2012.
2012 Blackpool Calendar
11th - 19th Feb - Showzam
22nd June - Olympic Torch in Blackpool
9th - 14th July - 25th FISM World Championships of Magic
21st - 29th July - World Matchplay Darts Championships
5th June - Queens Diamond Jubilee
1st September - Preston Guild
Please see all the photos below taken in 2011.
December 2011 - New Years Eve 2011 Party Nights.
December 30th 2011 till 2nd January 2012, three nights of Party, Games, Entertainment, This year was so packed with Games, Karaoke, Bingo, Dancing that we just about managed to sqeeze it all in. Looking back at these photos (see below) everyone had a fantastic and fun filled three days. Looking forward to 2012 New Year already, if it is half as good as this year. We have already taken many bookings for 2012, so if you want to join in this great party nights, book early.
October 2011 - Halloween Party Nights
October 29th Through to November 5th was Halloween Party Nights, Fancy dress was optional (except for staff) everyone made a great effort, thanks to all, we had some fantastic and spooky party nights with themed Karaoke.
June 18th 2011 - Neil (Pete ) Diamond Tribute Night, with the Diamond Girls.
June 18th 2011, another Pete Diamond Tribute Night, songs like Cracklin Rosie, Sweet Caroline, Hello Again, I am I said, Amazing Grace, to mention a few, almost 2 hours of non-stop Neil Diamond songs, with the Diamond Girls either dancing or joining in the singing, a brilliant and later night had by all.
June 16th 2011 - Joyce teaching us the art of Ballroom Dancing
Wonderful lady named Joyce who stayed with us for 4 days in June 2011, taught (Tried too) us the art of Ballroom dancing, whilst we taught her the art of Karaoke, she was already a black belt in Karaoke..
June 11th 2011 - Sarah & Matt Simms Wedding Day
Sarah & Matt's Wedding day June 11th 2011 at Nantwich Cheshire, Matt & Sarah are regular guests at the Rockcliffe Hotel, and now best of friends, Pete was honoured to be asked as Matts Best Man on the Day. A great day was had by all after the Church Wedding at Crewe Alexandra Football Stadium. We wish you both all the very best and happiness in your lives togeather.
June 3rd 2011 - 50th Extravaganza
June 3rd to 6th we held a 50th Birthday party for one of our Guests and his family, every room was taken by the one party who stayed for 3 nights, we did Karaoke and partied every night, one night a Buffet was prepared for them all.
New Year 2010 - New Year at the Rockcliffe
Another very successful New Year Celebration at the Rockcliffe Hotel, A great time was had by all, Many thanks to all our guests from Barrow-in-Furness, Oldham, Tyne & Wear and Stoke-On-Trent for helping make New Year 2010 one of the best ever. A Happy New Year to all our guests who came in 2010 and previous years. Hope to see you in 2011.
29th/30th Oct 2010 - Halloween & Les's 60th Birthday Party at the Rockcliffe
A Great time was had by all on the weekend of 29th and 30th October 2010, many adults and Children made the effort to get dressed up and get into the SPIRIT of THINGS??? including the mad owners and staff. Also a big happy birthday to LES, celebrating his spooky 60th birthday with us.
26th June 2010 - Marissa Celebrates her 18th Birthday at the Rockcliffe
Marissa stayed at the Rockcliffe for 3 Nights, Fri - Sun, her 18th Birthday was on Saturday 26th June, The Rockcliffe gave her a nice surprise of Banners in her Bedroom when she got back from the Pleasure Beach. We also displayed a message on the LCD Display at the Front Window of the Hotel saying "Happy 18th Birthday Marissa, Lots of Love Matthew xx" They both got dressed up in fancy dress to go to the pleasure beach on her birthday, both Marissa & Matthew are one of the nicest and well behaved 18 year olds we have had as guests. We also served Marissa her 1st LEGAL!!! drink of alcohol.
17th June 2010 - Fixtures for 2010/2011 are anounced today
Finally the fixtures for Blackpool FC are out today, looks like the first match is Wigan at home, then a nice easy game away to Arsenal. What a great season ahead for Blackpool. Get your accommodation booked at the Rockcliffe ready for the big games ahead.Click here to see the New Fixtures
24th May 2010 - Blackpool Football Club parade along the Blackpool Promenade
A very proud day for the whole town of Blackpool, as the Blackpool Football Club are in the top flight in English Football, they win the play-offs 3-2 against Cardiff and achieve promotion to the Premier League. Photos of the home coming parade along the promenade in front of the Rockcliffe Hotel.
21st May 2010 - Updated Online booking system added to our Website.
After 4 seasons of running our previous book online system, we felt we needed to change and update the look and feel of the system. The new Book Online system allows you to choose the day of arrival and duration of stay, it will display the rooms available and the price of your stay, along with any special requirements like Wine to the Room, Cots and late check-out. The system takes into account any discounts or special offers, like our midweek book for 4 nights and pay for only 3. Our old system was complicated and did not work-out the prices, you had to work it out for yourself from a complicated tarrif. We hope this will ease the experience of booking online.
20th May 2010 - Nintendo WII available in the Bar/Sunlounge area.
The Rockcliffe Hotel has installed a permanent addition of a Nintendo WII to the large Plasma Screen in the bar area, now the children (young & old) can be entertained, whilst you enjoy a quiet drink at the bar.
14th May 2010 - Strongbow Cider now available on draught
We have now installed a Strongbow Cider draught tap to our collection of available draught products in the bar. Adding more available products to our already well stocked bar. Prices are cheap and competative to all the bars in Blackpool.
31st Dec 2009 - Happy New Year
Fiona & Pete would like to thank all our guests old and new for making 2009 another successful season at the Blackpool Rockcliffe family hotel, and would like to wish you all a happy New Year, and hope to see you all again at our Hotel in 2010.
Here are some key dates early in 2010 that you might want to add to your diary.
16th & 17th January 2010 - Pigeon Weekend
12th-14th February - Valentine weekend
15th-19th February - Half term and Showzam Week
14th March - Mothering Sunday (Mothers Day)
1st-16th April - Easter (Easter Day is Sunday 4th April)
3rd May - May Day Bank Holiday
31st May-4th June - Spring Bank Holiday
20th June - Father's Day
We look forward to meeting you on some of these special events above.
31st Oct 2009 - Halloween at the Rockcliffe Hotel Blackpool 2009
Nearly the end of another long and successful season at the Rockcliffe Hotel Blackpool, and what a way to end the season with another fun filled Karaoke Weekend for Halloween. Many thanks to all who helped make this weekend very special, and a big thanks to all those who wore halloween costumes, and especially to all the singers of the night. Hope to see you all again next season.
26th Sept 2009 - Marie & Stan Glassey celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary
Congratulations to Marie & Stan who celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary at the Rockcliffe Hotel on Saturday 26th Sept 2009. Marie & Stan stayed for 4 nights in one of our EnSuite Sea View Rooms. Just to add that extra special touch to their special day, the Rockcliffe made some LOVE Swans and placed them in Marie & Stans room for their return. Once again congratulations Marie & Stan from Fiona, Pete and Staff at the Rockcliffe.
5th Sept 2009 - Honda Goldwing Light Parade
Hundreds of illuminated machines take the promenade by storm. This event was spectacular to see from the front of the Rockcliffe.
19th May 2009 - Day Out in Blackpool
We have a day out in Blackpool to taste some of Blackpools finest attractions, first a trip to Louis Tussauds Waxworks, then onto Golden Isle indoor Mini Adventure Golf, we experienced the new South Shore Sea Wall Project of which has cost in excess of £70m.
7th April 2009 - Picture of the Rockcliffe Hotel
Ella Percival aged 7 from Warrington very kindly drew this picture of the Rockcliffe Hotel on her 2 night stay with us on the 6th April 2009. It was so good we said we would put it on our Website. Many thanks Ella, we will treasure this picture forever.
1st March 2009 - Rockcliffe Hotel Achieves Welcome to Excellence Status
The Rockcliffe Hotel are proud to of achieved Corporate status in Welcome to Excellence. This has been awarded as over 50% of the staff have attended and completed training courses in "Welcome Host". And we are now committed to the objectives of Welcome to Excellence.
Welcome to Excellence is England's Regional Tourist Board's quality customer service training for the tourism industry.
23rd Jan 2009 - Jaydene's 18th Birthday Party
On the weekend of 23rd/24th Jan 2009, the Rockcliffe Hotel had the pleasure of hosting Jaydenes 18th Birthday Party, Jaydene her parents, relatives and a few friends stayed at the Hotel. Fri and Saturday were party nights on the Karaoke, and everyone was up for a good time. Congratulations to Jaydene on her 18th Birthday and also to Mandy Armstrong who was also celebrating her 40th Birthday on the same day.If anyone from the Party wants to ADD more photos to our website, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec 31st 2008 - New Years Party 2008
Once again we had a great New Years Party 2008, The party nights started on the 29th Dec and ran through to 2nd Jan 2009 (4 Nights). Every room was occupied and a great time was had by all, see the comments in our online guestbook. Every night was filled with games & Karaoke, We played Bingo every evening (this went down well with the ladies) prizes of full house £76. Mr & Mrs was a draw after a qualifying round. On the 30th Dec we had an artist at 10pm, but we need'ent of brought him in because we had some great singers on the Karaoke. The 30th we did a Hot Pot with crusty bread & Red Cabbage, followed by a Sweet and/or Cheese & Biscuits, this went down a storm. On New Years Eve there was an extensive buffet, so much food, we wasted so much the following day. Many thanks to all the guests who attended these brilliant 4 nights and a big thank you to all for helping to make New Year 2008 four nights to remember forever.
Unfortunetely our camera was playing-up and we only managed to salvage a few photos.
Dec 22nd 2008 - Rockcliffe Hotel Staff Xmas Party
On Monday 22nd December 2008, All 4 of the staff at the Rockcliffe Hotel were treated to a well earned Christmas Party Night at the Claremont Hotel. Entertainment and dinner was laid on, along with entertainment. A good night was had by all, and at least we diden't have far to stagger back (Next door but one)
Nov 2008 - End of our 3rd Season 2008
2008 our 3rd season at the Rockcliffe Hotel Blackpool, comes to a close in November 2008, and we would like to thank all our guests who came in 2008, for helping make this year a really enjoyable and successful year. We look forward to seeing you all again in 2009. Below is a link to pictures of some really great evenings throughout the year.
Oct 31st 2008 - Halloween 2008 at the Rockcliffe
Halloween evening 31st October was on a friday this year, so what does the Rockcliffe do on a Friday KARAOKE in fact it was SPOOKKKYY karaoke. Which of course ran into saturday as well. Many thanks to ALL who wore fancy dress along with the staff their children and of course Pete & Fiona. We had some fantastic singers once again, and a special thanks to Georgia (aged 8) voted future xfactor winner by all, except she lost her voice on the second night due to shouting too much at the Circus Clowns at the tower circus in the afternoon. The best fancy dress has to go to Jenny & Jay from Liverpool. But all outfits were amazing.
September 7th 2008 - ALL Electric Showers Replaced with POWER SHOWERS
Rooms 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19 & 20 which all have electric showers, have been upgraded to Mira Elite ST POWER Showers, this model is top of the Mira Range 9.8kw showers with built in motor pumps. They are extremely powerful and hot. We are very proud of all our showers in the hotel. This has been done for the benifit of all our guests old and new. It has cost us in excess of £4000 to have these showers fitted. Just another example of the many improvements taking place at the Rockcliffe Hotel in 2008.
August 31st 2008 - switch on of the illuminations Sara helps in the bar
Well the 2008 illuminations are now on and in full swing, for 66 consecutive nights till Sunday 2nd November 2008. Top Stars joined Top Gear for the Big Lights Switch On. Fresh from their reunion tour of the UK, the original Irish boyband BOYZONE were treating the crowds to some of their most famous singles. Joined by Scouting for Girls, David Jordan, Sarah Whatmore, Mams's Gun, Billium and BBC Radio 2 presenter Janice Long. Every Friday Night in September there will be a Spectacular Firework Display represented by different countries each week. This is launched from the North Pier and is a spectacular view from our Sun Lounge and Sea View Rooms. Many Thanks for Sarah for helping in our Bar on the 31st August and 1st September.
August 25th 2008 - Room 6 Our Newly upgraded Luxury Sea View Room
Room 6 has now been upgraded to a Luxury SeaView Room, It is larger than ALL our other Sea View Double Rooms, it is situated on the 1st floor, so not too many stairs to climb. It has a large bay window from which you can see North and South of the Promenade, the Irish Sea, North Pier and illuminations. Have a restful drink and sit in the comfortable chairs with table in the Bay Area. Whilst enjoying watching 40 channels on your very own LCD flat screen Digital TV. Your Mattress is New and is Luxury filled and so are the Duck Feather Pillows and Quilt.
This Room comes with it's own Guaranteed Car Park Space reserved at the Rear of the Hotel.
Book Early this room is proving to be very popular with our Guests.
August 23rd 2008 - New State of the Art LED Display at the Hotel Front
We have had a new state of the art LED Display fitted to the front of the Hotel, It is an Ultra bright Red LED 1m in length Display, it now advertises ALL our facilities, for example, 9 Item Full English Breakfast followed by Pancakes & Maple Syrup if so desired, All Rooms Ensuite, Karaoke Weekends, our midweek Specials, Daily Temperture, Time, Date, Day, All rooms have Digital TV's. If you are celebrating a special event for example Birthday, Anniversary, Honeymoon etc. We can put your name or names on the Display for ALL Blackpool to see. Just let us know on your booking and we will arrange for the words to appear on the display on your arrival at the Rockcliffe Hotel.
August 8th 2008 - The front of the Hotel gets a new face lift
The front of the Rockcliffe Hotel, is repainted from the pale yellow colour, (which was not our choice) to the colours of the Rockcliffe, Burbundy & Cream.
August 3rd 2008 - The crowd from West Midlands
Many thanks to all the crowd from West Midlands for being great sports and dressing in fancy dress. There outfits were simply amazing, I just had to take a photo and publish it on our web site, there were 12 couples organised by Sarah Whitbread who all stayed with us for 2 nights. Well done to - Mr D Andrews, M Bridgwater, A Jones, Mr R Thomas, Miss K Raybould, Sarah Whitbread, Mr S Marsh, Mr G Mallen, Miss D Traynor, Mr A Homer, Miss D Owen, Mr L Evans, Miss N Marsh, Mr R Bridgewater, Mr B Marsh, Mr M Crannage, Mr C Holt, Mr T Williams, Mr S Priest, Miss H Robson, Mr C Fellows, Miss V Holden
July 11th 2008 - New 19" Digital Freeview TV in Room 6
We have fitted a wall mounted 19" HD Digital Colour Freeview TV with over 40 channels available, in our Sea View luxury double room (Room 6). This room also has a luxury matress and duck feather pillows and is becoming very popular with all our guests, you will need to book early to get this fabulous luxury room.
UPDATE 6th August 2008
ALL rooms now are fitted with digital colour TV's with over 40 channels available.
June 13th 2008 - Rockcliffe Hotel changes Bar tap beer brands
Due to popular demand from our guests we have now changed our bar beers from Carlsberg, Tetleys, Carlsberg Export to Carling, Worthington Smoothflow and Grolsch. Along with the change we have had installed state of the art fully electronic beer coolers and flow control, and new modern designed beer taps.
March 24th 2008 - England Junior Ballroom Champions stay at the Rockcliffe Hotel
We were very proud to have had the North of England Junior Ballroom Champions stay at our Hotel. Congratulations to both Alex Dudley and Sophie Jones who on the 24th March 2008 won the North of England Junior Ballroom Championship which took place at the Blackpool Dance Festival for Juniors 2008 in the Blackpool Tower Ballroom.
Dec 29th 2007 - Jan 2nd 2008 - New Years Eve Party Weekend
A Brilliant New Years Party Weekend was had by all, the Hotel was full and everyone had a great time, many thanks to all those who came in Fancy Dress, Well Done, including the Children. We had an Artist on the 30th David Wainwright and he was brilliant, Hot Pot on the 30th followed by a Buffet on New Years Eve. Quiz, Bingo & Karaoke every night. The Atmosphere was somthing else on the 30th, we said "How can we beat that"? And we did on New Years Eve, What a Fantastic Weekend, It just gets better every Year. Many thanks to all the Guests & Family Members.
Nov / Dec 2007 - End of Season Holiday Dominican Republic
We both took a well earned break at the end of November 2007, and had 2 weeks in the Dominican Republic, staying at the Hotel Riu Merengue, we had a great rest and holiday, this Hotel is Fabulous and very clean.
10th Nov 2007 - Mick Graham also Smashes the Breakfast Challenge
Congratulations also to Mick Graham who is the second person to achieve our breakfast challenge - The "Avalanche". This is the second person to of achieved this challenge in the last month, but before Danny in October 2007, no one had managed it! Is this getting too easy? Maybe we'll have to introduce a new challenge to be broken? Well Done again Mick.
7th Oct 2007 - Danny Insley Completes the Breakfast Challenge
Congratulations to Danny Insley who is the first person to achieve our breakfast challenge - The "Avalanche". Many have tried and failed in the last 18 Months whilst we have owned the Rockcliffe Hotel. The challenge consists of - Cereal with Milk, Grapefruit Segments, Orange juice, Yoghurt, Toast, Tea or Coffee, "The Big Max" which is Egg, 2 Slices Bacon, Sausage, Tomato, Mushrooms, Fried Bread, Hash Brown, Black Pudding, Baked Beans, followed by Poached Egg on Toast, Scrambled Egg on Toast, Beans on Toast, followed again by Pancakes with Maple Syrup, which you can see Danny finishing in the Picture. "Still Smiling?" Once again Well Done Danny.
27th July 2007 - Singing Sisters, Danielle and Jenna
The Rockcliffe Hotel were proud to have the return of the Singing sisters, Danielle and Jenna Donelly, who have both won a place representing Cumbria and Lancashire in the National Finals at Marton Mere Holiday Park, Blackpool in late October / November. The sisters qualified after Jenna won her section for singing ballads for the 13 and under group, and Danielle was runner-up in the 14 - 23 age group for ballads. They sang and entertained the guests in the Rockcliffe Hotel for 3 nights in July, this was Karaoke turned Cabaret. We are looking forward to their return to the Hotel in late October when they take part in the Competition. We wish them both the very best.
14th July 2007 - Harry & Mary's Wedding
The Blackpool Rockcliffe Hotel was proud and honoured to host Harry & Mary's Wedding reception and evening. Harry & Mary are one of our regular Guests who asked us months ago if we would host their wedding day. They were married in Gretna Green and then made their way over to the Rockcliffe Hotel. 45 Guests were present in the day and evening. An extensive Buffet was provided, along with Champagne and wine. Evening entertainment, and a good time was had by all. Many thanks to all staff, family and John the Chef for helping make this a memorable day for Mary & Harry
Easter 2007 - Easter 2007
The Blackpool Rockcliffe Hotel was very busy over the 2 Week Easter period, a great time was had by all, the Karaoke was in full swing at the weekends with plenty of volenteers for singing, a many thanks to all our Guests for making Easter 2007 very memorable.
Valentine 2007 - Valentine 2007
With Valentines falling on a Wednesday this year, we had 2 Weekends to Celebrate Valentines, we had a great crowd in both weekends and midweek, Many a romantic moment was had by all singing Ballads to their Partners on the Karaoke!!!!.
New Year Party 2006 - Rockcliffe New Year Party 2006
Many thanks to all our guests who made our first New Year Party Weekend very successful. Judging by the comments received on leaving it was thoroughly enjoyed by all our guests. We would like to make a special thanks to our Staff / Family members, Kath for helping with the Buffet and serving Breakfast, Pete for the Buffet and Quiz, Julie and Geoff for generally helping where ever needed, and Cheryl, Ben and Jenni for doing Bar, Music and running the Karaoke. And not forgetting Fiona for organising the whole 2 day Party who did a brilliant Job.
December 4th 2006 - Our end of season Holiday in Tenerife
We spend a week in the Bahia Princepe resort, Playa Paraiso in Tenerife. Many thanks to Christine for looking after our Blackpool hotel whilst we were away. CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE MORE PICS.
November 2006 - Rockcliffe Hotel awarded THREE STARS
We had a surprise overnight visit by a Quality Assurance Assessor a service provided for VisitBritain and the Blackpool Rockcliffe Hotel has been awarded a VisitBritain Quality in Tourism Rating of THREE STAR *** . We are over the moon with this achievement and a great credit to Fiona & Pete for all the hard work they have put into the Hotel since March 2006. A big thank you also to all our Staff in helping us to achieve this award.
November 6th 2006 - Lionel & Anne's Wedding
Lionel & Anne arrive at the Rockcliffe Hotel on the 5th November to break the news to us that the day after they are on their way to Gretna to get hitched!, on the 6th November they spend their honeymoon night at the Rockcliffe Hotel. Congratulations to you both from all the staff at the Blackpool Rockcliffe Hotel.
Halloween 2006 - Halloween Party's at the Rockcliffe Hotel
Our Halloween weekend Party was enjoyed by all our guests!! CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE MORE PICS.
August 31st 2006 - Fona's Birthday 2006
Fiona's Birthday 2006, Cheryl, Ben & Jenni join us in celebration!! CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE MORE PICS.
Sunday 20th August 2006 - New Dining Room Chairs at the Rockcliffe Hotel
Once again we have made improvements to the Blackpool Rockcliffe Hotel and purchased 46 New Dining Room Chairs for your comfort.
Friday 21st July 2006 - Darts Players stay at the Rockcliffe Hotel
Stan James World Matchplay 2006 was on in Blackpool in the Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens on the 23rd - 29 July, and who booked into the Blackpool Rockcliffe Hotel only the "Ace of Herts" Alex Roy & "Kong" Robert Green.
Tuesday June 6th 2006 - Rockcliffe Hotel gets it's Entertainment License
The Blackpool Rockcliffe hotel finally gets it's entertainment license approved, and the Karaoke is in full storm every weekend, thanks to all our guests (Singers & Non Singers) for taking part in what has been a brilliant entertainment year of 2006, lets keep it up in 2007!! CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE ALL PICS OF 2006.