Charles Alexander Short Stay

Guest Book for TheWestern

Dear Guests,

Welcome to your Charles Alexander Short Stay room, at TheWestern Blackpool.

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 rooms and the code is displayed in each room.

Do's and Don'ts!

Heating – all rooms are electric heating throughout which can be switched on/off as desired. Do please turn the heating off when not required and when the room is not in use.

No Smoking / No Candles Policy

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

Electrical Equipment & Chargers – please do ensure that these are unplugged at night and when leaving the room unattended.

Noise –  As with all hotel living you may be aware of noise from other rooms in the building. With respect we ask you to consider other residents particularly between the hours of 10:00PM and 8:00AM.

Entrance Door & Room Door – Please do ensure the main entrance door is 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

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 room by 10:00AM and return your keys to the lock box.

Instruction Manuals
We have placed instruction manuals for the electrical equipment in a separate folder. Please leave these in the room 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.

A hairdryer is supplied and can be found in the drawers in the bedroom.

An iron and ironing board is supplied in each room.

Emergency Lighting
In case of electrical failure or in the event of a fire, emergency lights are situated in the communal areas.


There is no on-site parking available.

The nearest pay & display car park is Central Car Park located at the bottom end of Vance Road.

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 hotel 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 at the top of Vance Road and the main bus station can be found on Bank Hey Street, a 10-minute walk from the hotel. There are a number of taxi services operating in Blackpool, including:

Premier Taxis – (01253 401000)
C Cabs – (01253 292929)
BlackTax – (01253 596596)
Please note that Blackpool does not operate an Uber service.

Blackpool is a mecca for 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.

Local Shops & Supermarkets
Blackpool is supported by several large supermarkets.
The closest one to TheWestern is Sainsbury’s on Talbot Road, a 15-minute walk. For convenience shopping, a McColls is on Coronation Street at the top of Vance Road, as well as a Tesco Express on Central Drive, a five-minute walk from the hotel.


We consider our guests’ safety and the risk of fire to be of utmost importance. We have a comprehensive fire risk assessment, which is reviewed annually. The room is fitted with smoke detectors, which will alert you should a fire start. There are manual call points in the communal areas outside the room. Please use these in an emergency ONLY.

Water fire extinguishers are located in the communal areas/corridors.

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 the building using the stairs. Leave your belongings behind.

  2. Raise the alarm to other residents by breaking the glass on the manual call point.

  3. Go to the assembly point.

  4. Contact the fire service on 999.


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.

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.