Liverpool

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Royal Liver Building showing a city and heritage architecture

Home to some of the biggest and best British bands in history, top museums and with a rich maritime history, this compact northern English city is one of Britain’s finest cultural destinations.

Liverpool, once home to one of the busiest ports in the world, has now been transformed into a cultural enclave. The city has a fascinating Victorian history and musical heritage to which some of the most famous British musicians belong – including the great Beatles. Much of the historic port area of Liverpool was awarded the UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2004, and in 2008, the city was named the cultural capital of Europe.

Make sure you go to the Albert Dock and check out what is the cultural heart of the city. The complex, which was once home to some of the largest ships in the world, is now a bustling area crammed with restaurants, bars and galleries. Try a plate of scouse, a typical northern English stew, in a waterfront restaurant. Check out the Merseyside Maritime Museum and brush up on your knowledge about the maritime history of the city. The area on the waterfront is also the location of one of the most iconic buildings in the city, the high Royal Liver Building.

The Beatles are, undoubtedly, the most famous band to emerge from this awesome city and are a big part of the rich musical life of Liverpool. Discover the Beatles Story and how the most famous band in the world started its career right here, or attend a concert at one of the oldest venues in the city, the Liverpool Empire Theatre.

The people of Liverpool are avid lovers of their sports, and if you visit the city in the chilly winter months, you'll see them proudly waving their scarves. Go and see Liverpool Football Club play in the historic Anfield Road Stadium or watch the local amateur play in the local Sefton Park. Want to get active yourself? Try hiking in the greenery of Sefton Park, one of the many green areas in the picturesque town.

Liverpool is a city that appeals to a wide variety of travellers and is suitable for every budget. Whether your passion is sports, music or history, there will no doubt be something in this cosy northern city that will appeal to you.

Where to stay in Liverpool

Jurys Inn Liverpool
Jurys Inn Liverpool
4 out of 5
No. 31 Keel Wharf, Liverpool, England, L3 4FN
The price is £68 per night from 16 Jun to 17 Jun
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Liverpool. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the overall value ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (999 reviews)
"I’ve stayed in Jurys in Liverpool quite a few times. Each time better than the last. The rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable and the staff go out of their way to assist. If I wanted to nit pic I would suggest they should put more television channels in the rooms. I want to especially recognise ..."

Reviewed on 3 May 2022

Jurys Inn Liverpool
Titanic Hotel Liverpool
Titanic Hotel Liverpool
4 out of 5
Stanley Dock, Regent Road, Liverpool, England, L3 0AN
The price is £106 per night from 13 Jun to 14 Jun
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Liverpool. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (917 reviews)
"Spacious room, friendly staff"

Reviewed on 10 May 2022

Titanic Hotel Liverpool
Arthouse Hotel
Arthouse Hotel
3.5 out of 5
61-69 Seel Street, , 1 Arthouse Square, Liverpool, England, L1 4AZ
The price is £79 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Liverpool. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (146 reviews)
"The hotel is very unique and full of art. We really liked it. The staff is very friendly and ready to help."

Reviewed on 21 Apr 2022

Arthouse Hotel
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Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Waterfront
Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Waterfront
3.5 out of 5
25 Drury Lane, Corn Exchange, Liverpool, England, L2 0PH
The price is £66 per night from 12 Jun to 13 Jun
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Liverpool. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (914 reviews)
"Excellent location for all the sights and lots of good food options too. Rooms are packed with everything you might need, comfy beds and a really decent shower. I would have given 5 star if not for a few cleanliness issues around the edges..they do need to up their cleaning game."

Reviewed on 25 Apr 2022

Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Waterfront
Cove Paradise Street
Cove Paradise Street
4 out of 5
39 Paradise St, Liverpool, England, L1 3ED
The price is £78 per night from 19 May to 20 May
Stay at this 4-star apartment in Liverpool. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Cavern Club and Albert Dock are located ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (92 reviews)
"I liked that the property was in the center of the city . They were accommodating to families with children and provided a portable crib when requested ."

Reviewed on 12 May 2022

Cove Paradise Street
Quest Liverpool City Centre
Quest Liverpool City Centre
4 out of 5
72 Church St., Liverpool, England, L1 3AY
The price is £74 per night from 30 May to 31 May
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Liverpool. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (243 reviews)
"Excellent stay, clean room, clean hotel, easy to get to, walking distance to everything"

Reviewed on 26 Apr 2022

Quest Liverpool City Centre
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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