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Ashley and Lara offer a warm welcome to all customers old and new  to Rubens.
The Guest House is conveniently situated in the North Shore area of Blackpool , and  is only 200 yards from the North Shore Train Station.

All our rooms are named after famous Artists and all have their own ensuite bathrooms.

We offer quality  accommodation in comfortable relaxed  surroundings.
We pride ourselves on taking care of you. Please check our reviews on trip advisor.

Please note - we do not accept bookings for stag and hen parties or PARTY GROUPS AND PERSONS UNDER 25 YEARS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT WEEKENDS.

Covid 19 Risk Assessment

COVID-19 RISK ASSESSMENT : 3 JULY 2020

This document is to identify the risks of coronavirus and to put measures in place to keep both workers and guests safe.  This checklist will be continually updated as new risks emerge or if we find that controls are not working.

Guests
          Reduced contact at check-in with card payments as preferred payment and verbal agreement only required for Guest Registration.
          Face coverings should be worn when inside the buildings common areas due to social distancing not being possible  IE Reception, landings and stairs.
          Minimise surface contact in the common areas.
          Use the hand sanitiser provided when entering the building.
          Do not smoke in the porch which may restrict entry/exit for others.  Smoking permitted out the front.
          Maintain a minimum 1 metre social distance when in the front.
          Regularly use the antiviral hand soap provided in each guest room.
          Do not invite visitors to enter the premises.
          If you develop any of the coronavirus symptoms (high temperature, new continuous cough or a loss of smell & taste), or if you or any of your households develop symptoms before arriving inform the guest house immediately.
          Inform the guest house by phone or email of your expected arrival time, so arrivals of new guests can be managed at different times.
          Minimise the time spent in the common areas of the guest house.
          Any children must be supervised at all times in the common areas of the guest house.
          Only use your en-suite facilities if available.  Do not use the shared toilet unless instructed to do so.

Breakfast
          All items will be delivered to your table after you are seated. You will be required to sit at that table for breakfast for your entire stay..

Cleaning
          Keys will be cleaned thoroughly before provided to arriving guests.
          Tea/coffee sachets etc will be disposed after guests departure because they cannot be safely cleaned.
          Mugs, glasses, spoons etc will be washed in a dishwasher.
          Only antiviral disinfectants will be used for cleaning surfaces and sprays for soft furnishings.
          When possible guest rooms will not be re-let for 24 hours.
          Housekeeping will not be possible during a guests stay.  Change of towels, bin bags etc will be possible from reception.  Guests will be required to leave the room if urgent works are required within the room.
          Cleaning cloths and sponges will be changed daily.
          All hand contact surfaces will be cleaned on a guests departure, including light switches, bedside tables, remote controls, irons, kettles etc.
          Rooms will be well ventilated whilst cleaning.
          Appropriate PPE will be worn and disposed after cleaning each room and hands washed.
          Bedding and towels will be washed at 60 celsius.
          Common areas and touch points will be regularly disinfected throughout the day.

Workers
          2 metre social distance will be adhered, but when this cannot be achieved a facemask will be worn.
          If coronavirus symptoms are developed the Guest House will be closed with immediate effect for 7 days after symptoms have passed or test results are negative.
          Hand washing with antiviral soap to be used regularly and immediately after any activity in common areas with guests.