Anger as '˜Viagra Hotel' opens in resort

A Blackpool guesthouse has been renamed The Viagra Hotel prompting an angry reaction.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 24th February 2017, 11:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 9:59 am
The Viagra Hotel, Dickson Road, Blackpool
The Viagra Hotel, Dickson Road, Blackpool

The property on Dickson Road in the resort, previously operated as The Vidella.

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Councillors say the new name is “inappropriate” for a family resort.

Coun Ivan Taylor, who represents Claremont ward which includes the hotel, said: “We are a family resort and this leaves a bad impression.”

Blackpool Council chiefs say they are looking at what enforcement action they can take.