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Not too busy for a Bank holiday. Handy for those of us who are not experts!😁 reasonable price and... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
8carmel
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WARRINGTON
via mobile
Ok but pricey

I took my daughter and her friend but found the experience to be very pricey for what it is. The... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Kym C
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing party here for my 7 year old daughter and her friends. The staff were excellent, very attentive, friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The food was very good, each child’s meal was individually boxed nice and hot when delivered to the party...More

Thank Diane H
Planet_Ice, General Manager at Planet Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Diane H, Thank you for reviewing your visit with ourselves and the positive comments! I’ve notified our staff members that their hard work and customer service during your visit surpassed standard expectations. We hope to see you at the rink again soon!

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Not too busy for a Bank holiday. Handy for those of us who are not experts!😁 reasonable price and friendly Service.Used a Groupon vouchèr.would definitely return

Thank 8carmel
Planet_Ice, General Manager at Planet Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear 8carmel, thank you for your recent visit and review of us. I’m happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that your confidence grew as you spent time on the ice. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

total rip off !!! staff are useless and the food was poor. toilets needed a good deep clean too. only positive thing i can say was it has good parking, but then thats mainly because of the other venues on site. DONT BOTHER....SAVE YOUR MONEY...More

Thank stephen b
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Recently went to planet ice, widnes (also known as silver blades) and it was a complete rip off and waste of time . From the extortionate admission price of £40 for myself and my 5 year old son to the staff who were nothing short...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The Silverbaldes chain has been very supportive of the new Team GB training sessions, the facilities are good disable access wise - this can only strengthen the development of the GB team and the relationship with BPIHA kind regards Simon

Thank Bezzagb10
Planet_Ice, Manager at Planet Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Dear Bezzagb10, Thank you for your recent review, we are proud of our great accessibility for everyone at our rink and couldn’t be more thrilled to host a GB team!

Reviewed 5 April 2018

I took my daughter and her friend but found the experience to be very pricey for what it is. The food wasn't great and expensive also - they had run out of a lot of stuff. The ice skates we were told by another skater...More

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Planet_Ice, Manager at Planet Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Kym C, Thank you for your recent visit to us at Widnes. We have various different sessions throughout the week with different price points, you can head over to our website where these are all listed for your convenience. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We went Silver Blades as my son loves ice hockey and he had plenty of fun Skates only go up to a size UK12 so no luck for us big footers haha There is also an indoor soft play for the kids it's not that...More

Thank Luke M
SilverBladesWidnes, Manager at Planet Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Dear Luke M, Thank you for your review of your visit to us. We're happy to hear everyone enjoyed their visit with us, our next Ice Hockey game is on Sunday 11th March with a 17:30 Face Off if you and your son would like...More

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Boy's enjoyed afternoon ⛸ Had a bit of a shock it was very crowded at first. There must be a maximum number of intake. There were skating Marshalls which was reassuring for safety. Later in the session the iceskaters thinned out and I could take...More

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Planet_Ice, General Manager at Planet Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi Cosmosilverblack. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your visit to Planet Ice, Widnes. It's great to know you enjoyed your day and we look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

As a family we have visited the rink every weekend in 2018. We had an ice card from a few years ago but such is life, this got lost in various car swaps, purse changes etc. On the 01st jan we were told it would...More

Thank Jamie F
SilverBladesWidnes, Manager at Planet Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi Jamie, Thank you for taking your time to review us. In answer to some of your points, the Ice Card Membership should now be a £6.00 charge to all customers and will appear on your receipt we are able to give new cards to...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

We went with the kids and had a good time. My youngest never been on ice befor but can rollerskate. It took her 1 round held by the hand and then she wend of on her own. We were early, about 10.30 am and it...More

Thank Nikki-Wim
SilverBladesWidnes, Manager at Planet Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Nikki-Wim, Thank you for taking the time to review us with Trip Advisor! We're glad your family enjoyed their experience with us. If I may request you provide us with some detail regarding the food you purchased from us, we're always looking to improve...More

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Jessica S
2 February 2018|
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Response from SilverBladesWidnes | Property representative |
Hi Jessica, For anyone needing a helping hand we have our penguins, polar bears and seals. The penguins and polar bears are pushed along by the child and are used based on the child's height. The seal is pushed by a... More
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Soxdawson
17 January 2018|
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Response from Phil B | Reviewed this property |
Take them to the rink shop. You might need to leave them there. The sharpener comes every week I think.
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Julie O
30 December 2017|
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Response from Vance D | Reviewed this property |
yes I did
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