Liverpool

Travel Guide
Royal Liver Building which includes heritage architecture and a city

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

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

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

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

The people of Liverpoolare avid lovers of their sports, and if you visit the city in the chilly wintermonths, you'll see them proudly waving their scarves. Go and see LiverpoolFootball Club play in the historic AnfieldRoad Stadium or watch the local amateur play in the local SeftonPark. 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 citythat 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 besomething in this cosy northern city that will appeal to you.

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Where to stay in Liverpool

Seel Street Hotel by EPIC
Seel Street Hotel by EPIC
4 out of 5
42 Seel Street, Liverpool, England
The price is €64 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Concert Square, Liverpool ONE and Cavern Club. Liverpool Empire Theatre and Beatles ...
4.1/5Very Good! (726 reviews)
"The room was very clean and the staff were great and friendly. Would highly recommend this hotel as its in the centre of Liverpool and was a close walk to literally everything."

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2021

Seel Street Hotel by EPIC
Signature Living at The Shankly Hotel
Signature Living at The Shankly Hotel
3.5 out of 5
60 Victoria street, Liverpool, England
The price is €128 per night from 6 Oct to 6 Oct
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool Central Library and Cavern Quarter. Liverpool Playhouse ...
4.1/5Very Good! (140 reviews)
"Beautiful Place To Stay :-)"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2021

Signature Living at The Shankly Hotel
Titanic Hotel Liverpool
Titanic Hotel Liverpool
4 out of 5
Stanley Dock, Regent Road, Liverpool, England
The price is €99 per night from 11 Oct to 11 Oct
Located in Vauxhall, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cavern Club and Anfield Road Stadium. Tate ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,027 reviews)
"Titanic hotel is a lovely hotel. Very impressed with decor inside, particularly liked the long, wide and dark corridors leading to the rooms. Stayed in one of the standard rooms which was very spacious. Bed was really comfy and room was cleaned each day. Only downside for me was location, approx ..."

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2021

Titanic Hotel Liverpool
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Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Waterfront
Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Waterfront
3.5 out of 5
25 Drury Lane, Corn Exchange, Liverpool, England
The price is €81 per night from 11 Oct to 11 Oct
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Liverpool ONE, Beatles Story and Albert Dock. World Museum Liverpool and Tate ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (846 reviews)
"Good location, close to the city centre. Everything within walking distance. 4 bed apartment was a good space for 2 people. May feel slightly cramped for 4 people. Bathroom and Kitchen high spec."

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2021

Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Waterfront
Quest Liverpool City Centre
Quest Liverpool City Centre
4 out of 5
72 Church St., Liverpool, England
The price is €99 per night from 5 Oct to 5 Oct
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Liverpool Playhouse and Cavern Club. Anfield Road Stadium and Tate Liverpool ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (122 reviews)
"While Expedia did not share that there were 4 of us, they sorted a sofa bed really quickly, and everything worked out well."

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2021

Quest Liverpool City Centre
Cove Paradise Street
Cove Paradise Street
4 out of 5
39 Paradise St, Liverpool, England
The price is €94 per night from 14 Oct to 14 Oct
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Cavern Quarter and Cavern Club. Anfield Road Stadium and Tate Liverpool ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
"Really lovely modern apartment in an excellent location!! Staff very friendly and helpful. Special shout out to Kieran who was very obliging with our bags when we arrived off the early morning ferry! Only negative is the heat - very warm even with the fans on."

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

Cove Paradise Street
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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