Hotel Stanley House (Blackburn, United Kingdom)


Hotel Stanley House (Blackburn, United Kingdom)

About Stanley House

Guests at Stanley House, Blackburn, Lancashire, can enjoy a few al-fresco drinks on the hotel’s patio and those looking to pamper themselves can choose from one of the numerous specialist facials and massages available at the spa. The rooms feature flat-screen TV’s, desks, hairdryers, tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries and free Wi-Fi. The hotel boasts 30 en-suite rooms, two restaurants, a bar/lounge in addition to a fully-equipped spa, a fitness centre, conference facilities, private gardens and free on-site parking. A wide range of seasonal dishes is available at the hotel’s formal restaurant The Grill on the Hill whilst guests can enjoy lighter dishes at Mr Fred’s. The bar offers an extensive selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Samlesbury Hall, Hoghton Tower and Witton Country Park are all within three miles of the hotel. Turbary Woods Owl & Birds of Prey Sanctuary is eight miles away from Stanley House.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Mellor, BB2 7NP, Blackburn, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  9.0 / 10
  • Rooms
    Excellent  8.8 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  8.9 / 10

Positive Reviews


Picturesque and tranquil surroundings.

The hotel is nestled in the picturesque Lancashire countryside and surrounded by 54 acres of private grounds providing a very tranquil and scenic backdrop. There are no noisy bars or clubs in the vicinity so if you are looking for a relaxing and laid-back countryside getaway then you'll certainly be in your element.


Quality on-site facilities.

Guests who visited the on-site spa said that their experience was thoroughly enjoyable and were complimentary about the tasteful decor as well as the overall hygiene levels. Those who had treatments said that their therapists were skilful and knowledgeable and would wholeheartedly recommend them.  Guests who visited the fitness centre said that the facility was well-presented with a wide range of up-to-date equipment.


Spacious and stylish rooms.

The rooms were described as being of ample size with equally spacious en-suites. Guests complimented the tasteful decor as well as the quality furniture and upholstery. Despite the age of the building, many were pleased to find all the necessary mod-cons including under-floor heating and power showers.

Negative Reviews


Slow service.

The service at the on-site bar was said to be quite slow as some guests objected to having to wait longer than expected to place their orders . Those who ordered food at Mr Fred's also mentioned that they experienced delays in ordering and receiving their food.


Disappointing breakfasts.

Some guests mentioned that the continental buffet on offer at breakfast was rather limited with only a handful of options including cereals and pastries.


Portions on the small side.

The portions served at the hotel's formal restaurant were said to be rather small and not particularly filling. Guests who had afternoon cream tea also remarked that the size of cakes and the sandwiches were rather on the small side.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Express check-in
  2. Lift
  3. Parking
  4. Terrace
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating


Mellor , BB2 7NP , Blackburn , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1254)769200 | Fax: +44(1254)769206 | 

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