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The Fylde International Backpackers

93 Palatine Road, Blackpool, Lancashire

Centrally located we are Blackpool's only 4 star Backpackers offering 10 private ensuite rooms, car parking and a warm welcome.

The Fylde International Backpackers
93 Palatine Road
01253 623735
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Welcome to The Fylde International Backpackers and to the fantastic resort of Blackpool. A traditional British Seaside resort offering you fantastic beaches, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and the mega rides and rollercoasters, Blackpool Tower, The Sandcastle indoor waterpark, 3 original Piers and the bustling nightlife, and not forgetting the world famous Blackpool Illuminations. The Fylde Backpackers offers a unique product here in Blackpool as we are the only Nationally Accreditted 4 star Backpackers Hostel with Visit Britain. We cater for International travellers, couples, families, specialist groups, School Groups, Walkers and Cyclists. We provide you with a comfortable base to make the most out of your stay in Blackpool and Lancashire.Our aim is provide our guests with an informal environment to relax in with extended public areas to give that homely feel.

We are family run and we offer a warm welcome; a comfy clean bed; modern and clean surroundings for an overnight stay or a short weekend break. All our rooms are private with shower ensuite, Flat Screen Freeview TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Our spacious public areas let you relax and unwind after your recent travels or a day exploring.

Facilities for Backpackers, Walkers and Cyclists

From past experience Backpacking, Walking and Cycling can take it out of you. Rest assured we have worked hard here at The Fylde to provide you with that home environment. Our 10 private rooms all offer ensuite facilities with Flat screen Freeview TV and tea and coffee making facilities. We provide all of the linen and towels so you don’t need to worry about a thing except getting a good nights sleep! We also provide a secure luggage area, indoor drying area, ironing station and laundry services and plenty of tourist information to get you on your way!


Internet and WIFI is free throughout the hostel. We provide an internet station in the sun lounge along with a webcam to contact friends and family back home. An ideal opportuntiy to catch up on your emails!

No Curfew

You will be issued with a front door key when you check in. This gives you the flexibility to come and go as you please and explore this fantastic Seaside destination.

Dining Room

We have a spacious Dining Room. We offer a light breakfast of cereal and toast in our £15 per night mid week special tariff and an option to purchase a full English breakfast for £3.00. A full cooked English breakfast is included in all weekend rates. We also provide basic self catering facilities for simple meals and snacks. You will find a combination microwave, kettle, toaster and fridge to use. We offer complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate and capuccino throughtout the day. Budget meals and Evening Meals are available. Please advise us of any dietary requests.

Sun Lounge

The Sun Lounge is the hub of the hostel. It offers comfortable sofas, free internet, Freeview TV, DVD and a well stocked bookcase. Put your feet up after a long day of exploring and grab the chance of relaxing in your living room!

Basement Games Room

We have a Basement Games Room open until 10pm. This has a full sized pool table, gaming machines, table top games and bean sofas! We do not have a bar but feel free to bring along a few beers to drink and chill out. New for 2010 a Nintendo Wii to make the most of!

By Car
Traveling on the M55 turn off at junction 4 which is signposted A583 Blackpool North shore, turn right at the roundabout keep straight on for about 3 miles, you will pass the white windmill and McDonalds. After the fourth set of traffic lights you will see CSL furniture store on your left side; go straight on along Park Road. After approximately half a mile you will start to see small bed and breakfasts on your left. Continue until you reach the traffic lights on Park Road and Palatine Road. You will see a building in front of you called Kingsley Court. Turn left at the lights and The Fylde is the second property on the left.

By Train
Blackpool North Train station is the busiest station. It is approximately 1 mile from the Fylde so is about a 20 minute walk or it will cost approximately £4.00 in a taxi.

By Coach
There are several coach stations in Blackpool, the main one serviced by National Express or Stagecoach is Talbot Road. Again this is located approximately 1 mile away and will cost around £4.00 in a taxi. If you arrive at Lonsdale Road Coach station, this too is approximately £4.00 in a taxi.

By Air
Blackpool International Airport is located in Blackpool itself. It is approximately 3 miles from the hotel so take a taxi which will cost between £7.00 – £10.00. The airport offers a good bus link, ask at the information desk and they will advise of times and numbers.

Important Note about The Fylde International Backpackers, Blackpool

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