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Shellard Hotel
18 - 20 Dean Street
South Shore
Phone: 01253 342679
Email: Send Email
Website: Visit Website

For nearly twenty years, this well-appointed, family-run, wheelchair accessible hotel in the heart of Blackpool has provided a warm welcome to families and couples in search of a relaxed hotel break by the seaside. The Shellard Hotel is situated near the Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle waterpark, South Pier and world famous Blackpool Illuminations.

They have 10 accessible rooms and being an older building the dimensions of these vary and beds for carers can be included in the rooms.

The staff are very friendly and home cooked evening meals are provided in the tariff. N.B. These are only available at a set time each day (5 o'clock on our visit)

Hotel Facilities

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  • Accessible Double bed
  • Accessible Twin beds
  • Right hand transfer to bed
  • Left hand transfer to bed
  • Sufficient wheelchair access around bedroom (furniture can be rearranged to allow more floor space if required)
  • Adjoining room with connecting door for carer (one available)
  • Underneath bed clearance for portable hoist
  • Bed rails available (one only)
  • Put-u-up bed for carer (there are some three bedded rooms available)
  • Low level rail in wardrobe
  • Tea/coffee making facilities at accessible height
  • Electric sockets/hairdryer at accessible height
  • Mirror at accessible height

Shower room

  • Wheelchair accessible shower room
  • Wheelchair turning space in shower room (dimensions of the shower rooms may vary so please state preference on booking)
  • Room for carer/carers in shower room (one only)
  • Grab rails in shower room
  • Easy access to wash basin
  • Easy access to hand dryer/towels
  • Portable shower chair
  • Shower controls reachable when seated
  • Space for right transfer to toilet (Please state preference when booking)
  • Space for left transfer to toilet (Please state preference when booking)

On - site facilities

  • Electric Scooter charging facilities
  • Designated disabled car parking (also on street parking outside hotel)
  • Level/ramped access into accommodation (ramped)
  • Low level check-in counter
  • Easy access around ground floor
  • Wheelchair access to other floors
  • Lift controls at accessible height
  • Wheelchair access to gardens/grounds

Restaurant/Dining Area

  • Level/ramped access to dining room
  • Sufficient wheelchair access to tables
  • Accessible counter/cutlery if self service

Equipment rental

  • Wheelchair loan/hire (can be arranged)
  • Mobility aids hire (can be arranged)
  • Portable hoist hire (can be arranged)
  • Electric Scooter loan/hire (Can be arranged with local company if required)


  • Disabled emergency fire procedure
  • Assistance dogs (not pets) accepted