Liverpool is one of the best city break destinations in the world, and has a fantastic array of hotels as well as boutique and budget accommodation options on offer no matter what your needs or budget. Here are just some of the best places to stay in Liverpool for your next trip.
Travellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing somewhere to stay in Liverpool. No matter if you are on a tight hostel level budget, indulging in a little bit of flashpacker hotel luxury or are looking for something unique or boutique in the mid range budget, there are so many options to choose from it can be hard to narrow down exactly what you want. To help you out here is just a selection of the absolute best of the best hotels and accommodation options available in Liverpool.
For more recommendations, hints and tips on how to plan a long weekend break in Liverpool, make sure to check out our full 48 hour guide to Liverpool here.
But before you start planning that Scouse staycation, check out some of the best hotels and places to stay in Liverpool.
Tune Hotel Liverpool.
The Tune Hotel Liverpool truly is one of the single best, no frills budget hotels in the entire city. Keeping prices low enough for travellers on the tightest of budgets, it doesn’t compromise on quality, comfort or location in the slightest, with huge, private rooms that are spotlessly clean, basic but have everything you would need and en suite shower rooms attached. Located in the middle of the city right in the centre of Castle Street next to the Town Hall, all the shopping and attractions are just a few minutes walk away. Book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
For those flashpackers looking for somnewhere special to stay in Liverpool the Pullman Liverpool is a 4 star contemporary hotel with all the luxury amenities and services you would expect from a high end hotel but with a charm all of its own and a price that still manages to keep it at a midrange level. Located on the iconic docks right next door to the M&S Bank (formerly the Echo) Arena, it is perfect for anyone attending one of the many concerts or shows in the city and is only a short walk away from Liverpool One shopping and the rest of the city’s attractions. Click here for a full review of the Pullman Hotel and book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
The INNSiDE by Melia hotel brand has quickly established itself in the UK as a unique and top tier boutique lifestyle accommodation option for travellers. Perfect for those looking for a home away from home as well as those needing to be in central locations for work and business, and their new award winning Liverpool hotel is no exception. With a unique, contemporary design and urban architecture, the INNSiDE Liverpool is a truly magnificent boutique option for travellers looking for that little bit extra out of their stay. Book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre.
The Holiday Inn City Centre Liverpool is a budget chain hotel that stands out from the crowd. Perfectly located right across the road from Lime Street train station and the UESCO heritage buildings of William Brown Street, this premier example of its brand delivers reliable comfort and value right in the heart of the city with a unique Liverpudlian personality. With services above and beyond what you would expect from a brand chain, it offers the best of both worlds to travellers on a relative budget, and easily competes with lifestyle and boutique hotels far outside its price range. Click here for a full review of the Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre and book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
YHA Liverpool Central.
One of the cheapest budget options in Liverpool is also one of the best for party loving Beatles fans! Located on the historic nightlife mecca of Matthew Street, you only have to walk out of the building to be in the middle of a party at the weekend, and the famous Cavern Club is literally just down the street! Rooms and shared spaces are spotlessly clean and vibrantly decorated, and as well as the traditional dorm rooms travellers are used to, there are also private rooms with shared bathrooms or private rooms with en suite for not that much more. For travellers on a budget this is one of the best options. Book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
Premier Inn Albert Dock.
The Premier Inn Albert Dock is a budget chain hotel that has all the basic comforts you would expect from a Premier Inn. It’s nothing fancy but does offer a good bed at a reasonable price. If that was all it had to it however it would not have made this list. The reason it does is its location, and the chance for travellers to stay in the iconic Albert Dock itself! There are architectural remnants of the old industrial building hidden amongst the bland corporate hotel decor, from the exposed brickwork to the arched eaves, but the view overlooking the legendary dock just outside your window cannot be beat! Book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
Embassie Backpackers Hostel.
No that isn’t a typo, it’s how they spell it, but don’t worry so much about the name because the Embassie is a fantastic hostel offering a great, atmospheric place to stay at a decent price. Located in a 200 year old mansion in the Georgian quarter, all the shops and attractions of the city centre may be a five to ten minute walk away but it is worth staying here for the ambience alone. The usual amenities such as 24 hour desk and security, free wifi, shared kitchen and communal area are here as well as options for guided tours and free tickets to the Cavern Club. Book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
The Resident Liverpool.
The Resident is a classy boutique hotel housed in a former warehouse building dating back to the 1800s. A lot of the original architecture is still evident, perfectly blended into the high end restoration and premium hand made decor, with original artwork adding an extra layer of character to this prime example of boutique luxury. There are a range of options for single travellers to whole families, and a mini kitchen is available in each room, making it a bit more useful than the average hotel but not quite putting it in the category of an aparthotel. Located just off the docks in the city’s Rope Walks area, it is only a short walk away from anything you need. Book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
Located in a converted Victorian warehouse, this premier hostel is immaculately designed and appointed with the highest quality decor, with the aim of giving all travellers the best quality at the best possible price they offer room options at all budget levels, from shared dorms to private rooms and even luxury self contained apartments! The shared common areas are also really nice places to put your feet uop and relax, so if you want the hostel experience but also want to upgrade to a private room and flashpack for a while, the International Inn is a perfect option. Lime street station and all the shops and attractions are barely five minutes walk away. Book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
Staybridge Suites Aparthotel.
For slow travellers or digital nomads who want long term accommodation in the city, the Staybridge Suites in Liverpool offer a unique blend of serviced apartment and hotel that gives you your own home away from home in a fantastic location. Located on Keel Wharf, right in between the Albert Dock and the Kings Dock, and with amazing views over the picturesque Wapping wharf and the Cathedral on one side and the rest of the iconic docks on the other, the location is absolutely perfect! Right in the heart of the city and close enough to all the shops, attractions and transport hubs, but removed from the hustle and bustle of the city centre by just a couple of minutes walk. At the higher end of a good mid range budget, each suite has an en suite bedroom, many with some great views over the docks, and a living area with attached kitchen. Laundry services and a small gym are located on site too. Click here for a full review of the Staybridge Suites Aparthotel and book a room directly at the hotel’s website here.
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