Welcome to your Charles Alexander Short Stay apartment, at The Gateway Apartments.
We wish you a happy and relaxing time during your stay. So why not begin by putting your feet up and enjoying a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits with our compliments.
We ask that you take a few moments to read the following information, which we hope you may find helpful whilst visiting Blackpool.
We offer free Wi-Fi in all of our apartments and the code is displayed in each apartment. Please do not remove the Wi-Fi devices from the apartments.
Entrance Door & Apartment Door – Please do ensure the main entrance doors are secure after entering and departing the building. This is for your own and other residents’ security.
We ask that internal doors are closed at night to reduce the risk of any fire spreading.
Breaks and Spills
Departure Day and Time
At the end of your stay please leave the apartment by 10:00AM and return your keys to the lock box. Please ensure bins are emptied at the end of your stay.
We have placed instruction manuals for the electrical equipment in a separate folder. Please leave these in the apartment so other guests may refer to them as required.
Bedding and Towels
For stays of more than one week we will provide a change of bedding for each bedroom and fresh towels for the bathroom and kitchen. If you require a more frequent change we are happy to arrange this for a small additional charge.
Please note there is no on-street parking available outside the apartments and limited parking in central Blackpool. The nearest car park to the apartments is East Topping Street which is behind the building. You can find more information about it here:
Local Shops & Supermarkets
Blackpool is supported by several large supermarkets.
The closest one to The Gateway is Sainsbury’s on Talbot Road, a five-minute walk.
Public Transport and taxis
Central Blackpool is supported by an excellent public transport hub with access to buses, trams and taxis to all areas of the coast.
The closest tram stop to the apartments is located opposite Blackpool Tower. Trams run every 15 minutes to Starr Gate to the south and Fleetwood to the north. For fares and ticket information, please visit: Blackpool Transport
Several bus routes can be found on Talbot Road which is located by turning right out of The Gateway apartments. Blackpool’s main bus station can be found on Bank Hey Street, a five-minute walk from the apartments.
There are a number of taxi services operating in Blackpool, including Premier Taxis (01253 401000) C Cabs (01253 292929) and BlackTax (01253 596596) Please note that Blackpool does not operate an Uber service.
Blackpool has a great selection of restaurants and fine dining with eateries to suit all taste buds. From traditional fish & chips on the Promenade to some five-star dining establishments across the town centre. For a comprehensive list of all the best, please visit: Visit Blackpool.
You will find a CA Guest Discount Card in your apartment, these can be used to get money off at participating local businesses. There’s a list of these attached to the card.
EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS
CHARLES ALEXANDER SHORT STAY
Carbon Monoxide Advice
For your safety, a carbon monoxide detector is located in the hallway. If the alarm sounds, please open all windows and doors, evacuate the building and call Gas Emergency Services on 0800 111 999. Please seek medical advice.
For less urgent medical needs call 111.
Accident & Emergency Department
Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Whinney Heys Road, Blackpool FY3 8NR. Telephone: 01253 300000
Walk in Centre & Emergency Dental Care
Whitegate Health Centre, 150-158 Whitegate Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9ES, Telephone: 01253 953953 for Walk in Centre. Telephone: 0300 1234 010 for Dental Care.