Charles Alexander Short Stay

Guest Book for Rose Cottage

Dear Guests

Welcome to your Charles Alexander Short Stay at Rose Cottage.

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 Lytham. 


We offer free WiFi and the code is displayed in the house and included in your check in details. Please do not remove wifi devices from the house. 

Do's and Don'ts!

Heating -The house benefits from gas central heating. A thermostat is located in the house which can be used to control the temperature. The programmed temperature can be adjusted by using the arrow buttons on the right hand side of the thermostat. Do please turn the heating down when not required and when the house is not in use.

Rubbish – Please ensure bins are emptied at the end of your stay.

No Smoking / No Candles Policy

A charge of £250 will be made if evidence of smoking is found in the house.

Electrical Equipment & Chargers -Please do ensure that these are unplugged at night and when leaving the house unattended.

Noise – With respect we ask you to consider our neighbours particularly between the hours of 10:00PM and 08:00AM.

Entrance Door & Apartment Door -Please do ensure the front and back doors are secure after entering and departing the house. This is for your own security.


We ask that internal doors are closed at night to reduce the risk of any fire spreading.


Breaks and Spills

Please inform us of any breakages so we can provide replacements. Also please let us know of any spills and stains which may need our attention.

There may be a charge involved.

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.

Instruction Manuals – We have placed instruction manuals for the electrical equipment in the kitchen drawer. Please leave these in the house 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.

Hairdryer – A hairdryer is supplied.

Ironing – An iron and ironing board is supplied 


There is on-street parking outside the house, to the side of the house on Henry Street and the road behind on Beach Street, all subject to availability. The closest car parks are Dicconson Terrace and Lytham Station. 

Public Transport and taxis – For bus routes and times please go to

There are a number of taxi services operating in Lytham, including Whiteside Taxis (01253 711611) and Premier Taxis (01253 401000). Please note that Lytham does not operate an Uber service.

Local Shops & Supermarkets – The nearest convenience store is Sainsbury’s Local located at 78-80 Clifton Street, FY8 5EN, a 4 minute walk. If you’d like to fill up the fridge, you could try Booths located on Haven Road,  FY8 5EG, a 3 minute drive away.  

Restaurants – Lytham offers a great variety of cuisine to suit everyone’s taste buds. Below are some of our recommendations for the area.

Bosco Restaurant – Italian – 3 Clifton Square, Lytham St Annes – 01253 733799

Spago – Mediterranean – 7 Dicconson Terrace, Lytham St Annes – 01253 797420

The Deacon – British Tavern – 84 Clifton Street, Lytham St Annes – 01253 732529


We consider our guests’ safety and the risk of fire to be of utmost importance. 

The house is fitted with smoke detectors, which will alert you should a fire start. 

A fire blanket is located in the kitchen.

Escape Plan
To exit the building please follow the FIRE EXIT SIGNS in the communal areas.

What to do in the event of a fire? – !! GET OUT, STAY OUT !!
    1. If safe to do so, evacuate house at your nearest exit point. Leave your belongings behind.
    3. Assemble on the pavement away from the property where it is safe to do so.
    5. Contact the fire service on 999.

Medical Contacts
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.

Carbon Monoxide Advice – For your safety, a carbon monoxide detector is located in the house. If the alarm sounds, please open all windows and doors, evacuate the house and call Gas Emergency Services on 0800 111 999. Please seek medical advice.


For Fire, Police, Ambulance, or Coast Guard call 999.


Out of hours emergency numbers:
call 01253 486009 and press ‘option 2’, or call 07861 394856.