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Stop there a couple of days ago to visit family having stayed there before. Given the high standards I had experienced before, I was duly excited about my return, especially having built it up to my wife. Sadly, things were not as I'd expected. I cannot fault the rooms. A good standard and plenty of sockets, unlike most hotels. However,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have always wanted to come here and never managed to until tonight. It was an excellent experience and a lovely meal. I had been working all the rest of easter so wanted somewhere nice to eat. I will return and also would recommend to people the shard bridge inn. Thankyou.

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tracey l, Public Relations Manager at Shard Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.We are so glad that you chose to come and relax after a busy weekend with us.We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Blyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from 3 days at the shard where we staying to catch up with friends who live in poulton. We loved the hotel, nice location and the staff are all friendly and helpful. The only issue we had was that I had booked a standard room and as we are used to a kingsize bed at home...

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tracey l, Public Relations Manager at Shard Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review.We are so happy that you had a great weekend and that you returning in the Summer .We look forward to seeing you then.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my husband arrived here for our one night stay on the 1.4.17. After we had booked to stay here the week before my husband rang to double check the booking had been made which it had and to also check if we needed to book a table in the restaurant for our evening meal, my husband was told...

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tracey l, Public Relations Manager at Shard Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

This is an expected inaccurate review by people with a verbal ,aggressive nature.We were pleased to refund their accommodation payment in order that they would leave the premises forthwith. We always accommodate residents in our restaurant.

Bamburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment I rang the hotel and spoke to Jordan, about the location of the hotel and would it be easy to get into Blackpool for the Billy Ocean show, he was so helpful I thought this is looking good, and the hotel was lovely Room no 9 is great for the views, and the restaurant was has a...

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tracey l, Public Relations Manager at Shard Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review.We do our utmost to make sure all our guests are happy and enjoy their stay.Room 9 is one of our standard double rooms with a superb view across the River Wyre. When booking always ring us direct to check availability of these rooms.We hope to welcome you back sometime.

Glasgow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived there had been some mix up with our booking but it was not the hotels fault it was booking.com, the hotel did a great job to sort everything out and the room we got was very cosy and clean, the breakfast was very nice and all the staff were very friendly and helpful, I will be staying...

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tracey l, Public Relations Manager at Shard Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to review our hotel.After the slight hiccup with your booking I am so glad that you went on to have a pleasant stay with us.We look forward to welcoming you back.

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to have a weekend away at the place where we spent our wedding weekend last year. We enjoyed staying here on our wedding night and we felt the same this time. Paul the manager is very accommodating and all the staff are very friendly. The views of the riverside are fabulous. This hotel is close to all the...

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tracey l, Public Relations Manager at Shard Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a lovely review. We are so glad that you choose to come back to where you spent your wedding night.We hope you enjoyed the stay and took away happy memories with you.Customer service is our passion here at The Shard backed by the owner Paul Hurst. We hope you will choose to come...

Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stayed over for one night earlier this month after travelling from Yorkshire to attend a family funeral. Staff were very welcoming, room was clean spacious with lovely river views. Ate in the restaurant and food was superb as was the service. Breakfast was also very good and nothing was too much trouble. Got a good deal on price and would...

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tracey l, Public Relations Manager at Shard Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Than you for your kind review.We are so glad that we made your stay as stress free and comfortable as possible under the circumstances.We hope you can visit again sometime.

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I went with a friend we both had the suet beef and veg. which was excellent. Unbeknown to me, my son was also at the restaurant, and he said the meal was excellent. The staff are courteous but not demeaning. I would suggest that they take on a "craft" beer; possibly Taylor's Landlord!! as the Bay Horse in Thornton has...

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tracey l, Public Relations Manager at Shard Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write a review,it really means a lot to our team here to know that they are appreciated.We will take into account your suggestion for craft beer and see what we can do before your next visit.

Poulton le Fylde, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The visit was overall a good experience, the outside and location is beautiful and the inside is equally lovely and comfortable. The food was delicious, worth every penny. My friend and I sat comfortably after our meal with coffee very comfortably on the settees. A very good experience, I will be visiting again and would recommend the food and the...

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tracey l, Public Relations Manager at Shard Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you,we are so happy that you and your friends had a lovely Sunday lunch with us.What better than great location ,great food and great company.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With stunning river views, comfortable sleeping and free wifi throughout, the Shard Riverside is the perfect choice for the modern traveller or discerning business guest. Just a stone's throw away from the M55 Motorway yet nestled in Lancashire's finest rolling countryside, the Shard offers a relaxing get-a-way from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Enjoy our riverside restaurant with fabulous views, serving local Bowland Ales and a wide choice of Lancashire dishes all prepared using the best in local produce. Just 10 min drive from the M55 Motorway and 2 miles from Poulton-le-Fylde train station, the Shard Riverside is well connected for the modern day traveler. So if you're staying for one night or more, come and see why guests regard the Shard Riverside as a jewel in the crown on the Fylde Coast. Our 23 bedrooms are clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated with most enjoying stunning, panoramic river views. All rooms have free wifi, plus internet connected TVs for your modern convenience. Rooms range from standard double en suite to luxury signature rooms with guaranteed river views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shard Riverside Hotel

Address: Old Bridge Lane, Poulton Le Fylde FY6 9BT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Poulton Le Fylde
Price Range: €75 - €113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shard Riverside Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“room number 9 for the view”
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“Deluxe double room much bigger than standard.”
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