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Discussion in 'Personal' started by ROSIEGIRL, Jan 2, 2011.
Can't recommend a hotel as I live on the Wirral and Liverpool is only a 20 min bus ride away but can DEFINITELY recommend Liverpool as a venue for a weekend away, there is so much to see and do. Loads of museums, pubs, restaurants and the shopping is fab! I know I'm biased but I love it! Chester is also lovely for a weekend away x
are you travelling by car or bus/train?
Just be ware liverpol is quite expensive for parking unless your hotel has car parking
there are lots of hotels. the premiere one used to be th eold adelphi hotel in renshaw street....but im not sure how good it is today.....you can lok at reviews i suppose.
If you are coming by car from the M62 then this one is on the way in.....you can park on it and catch either the bus in or a taxi...which leaves you free to drink and relax and then be brought home again
I have stayed there a few times for B and B and found them very helpful with rooms which are comfortable....they also have a bar which is useful if you want somewhere to sit and relax at the end of the day.
Hi pp, Liverpool is a fab city for a week end break! The Hard Day's Night hotel is Beatles themed, but is very classy and is right in the middle of the city centre, so very handy for restaurants, bars, shopping etc. Make sure you go on the Wacker Quacker tour bus and one of the Shiverpool ghost tour walks.
I'd recommend a hotel roughly 10 mins outside the city centre in a leafy suburb close to Sefton Park.
The hotel's called the 'Alicia Hotel' and it has its own website.
It is also close to Lark Lane, which is a small bohemian road with a variety of bars and restaurants that you could try. It is a very popular place to dine out / socialise.
Being a local lass, I've never stayed in the hotel, but always recommend the Sefton Park area to visitors. Nobody's been disappointed.
Hope you have a fantastic weekend. Liverpool's a great city.
We have a friend stays in Liverpool when he's on business-his favourite is still the Adelphi which has some amazingly big rooms and what he loves more than anything is the Fawlty towers element about it. Has it's own car park and is within walking distance of the station.
There is a holiday inn right opposite Lime street station-which is attached to a multistorey car park-I think you can get discount at the car park. If you want to pay an arm and a leg and are a Beatles fan apparently the new Hard Day's Night hotel is worth investigating.
The posh expensive chain hotels are the Crowne Plaza and the Radisson which are near to the Pier Head. There's a Days Inn by the new Echo Arena right down by the riverside and then there are some budget hotels in between the river and Liverpool One-the new shopping and cinema/ restaurant area.
I also live on the Wirral so have never stayed in them but have had meals at many of the hotels and have met up with friends staying in Liverpool-I think it all depends on what you want to pay or what special deals you can get (used to be offers in the tourist boards Let's Go brochure)
There are some more budget hotels up Mount Pleasant towards the University, but they are quite a long walk from most of the shops/clubs (unless you want the Philarmonic Hall or the Everyman theatre which has a great bistro too)
Chester is very pretty and full of all things Roman (including full Roman walls that you can walk on and get some interesting views of the city) and my daughters also love to go to Cheshire Oaks outlet village when they come to stay.
Feel free to PM me if you want any more info
I haven't stayed in any liverpool hotels, however I have heard great reviews about this place
Also we have a hilton which I imagine is rather posh!
There are loads of hotels to choose from maybe the travel websites will be more helpful than me!
Thank you so much for all your lovely responses. Will check out your suggestions. The friendly responses from you local Liverpool people, just makes me want to visit more!! xx
Despite its reputation, Liverpool is actually a really nice place. Fair enough we have got a few rough and poor areas but they are all outside the city centre. There is loads to do here and most people are very friendly. I know loads of people who came here for uni and love it that much they decided to stay here.
Our nightlife is highly rated, if thats the kind of thing your into. It's just a shame the new museum isn't open yet, it looks amazing! We have got lots of other museums and such in the meantime. Have a good trip!
You said you didn't want chain hotels but I recently stayed at the Jury's Inn opposite the Echo Arena for 3 nights and the location was great.