Hampton by Hilton Liverpool/John Lennon Airport€56Hampton by Hilton Liverpool/John Lennon Airport€56
Awarded the title of European Capital of Culture 2008, the city of Liverpool is Lancashire's gem, home to the largest national museum collection outside London. It may be best known as the birthplace of The Beatles, but there's far more to Liverpool than just its music scene. Couples, families and groups of friends enjoying a break in the city will find plenty of options when it comes to accommodation, from eco-friendly hotels to apartments and hostels in the city centre, within easy walking distance of the main attractions.
Whether you're looking for a hostel for a budget break or prefer the convenience of self-catering apartments, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation in Liverpool. As well as the usual range of chain hotels, you'll find independent hotels, hostels and apartments, ideal for groups of friends. From two-star hostels to five-star spa hotels, there's something to suit all tastes and budgets. You'll find most hotels offer free parking and free WiFi, so you can stay connected for work or leisure, whilst apartments provide facilities such as fully-equipped kitchens and separate living space, ideal for larger families or groups of friends looking to make the most of a break in Liverpool.
Families enjoying a holiday in Liverpool will find no shortage of things to see and do, whether you're travelling with toddlers or teenagers. One of the city's most popular attractions is the Spaceport, an interactive science and space museum with a 360-degree planetarium. Also popular are Chester Zoo, home to 20,000 animals, and Knowsley Safari Park, where you can enjoy a safari drive through 450 acres of parkland. No visit to Liverpool is complete without checking out The Beatles Story Exhibition at Albert Dock, where you can find out everything you ever wanted to know about the history of one of the UK's most iconic bands. With most hotels providing free parking, you don't have to worry about hunting down one of those elusive spaces in the city centre. Simply leave the car at the hotel and explore the city on foot.
Liverpool is a cultural hub, and most hotels are within easy walking distance of the main attractions. The city centre is fairly compact, but is well served by local buses. Lovers of architecture should head for Canning, the Georgian quarter, home to some of the most beautiful Georgian buildings, or check out the oldest Chinatown in Europe, right here in the city centre. Merseyside Maritime Museum is a popular choice on rainy days, whilst for shopping, there's Liverpool ONE or the more eclectic stores of Bold Street and Lark Lane, where you'll find hip bohemian design boutiques.
Hotels in Liverpool offer an excellent range of modern amenities to ensure you have a comfortable stay. Little extras such as room service and infant beds/cribs on request mean you'll be able to relax and make the most of your stay in this vibrant cultural city.