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Located in northwest England, Liverpool is a city in Merseyside that boasts the fifth largest populated metropolitan area in the United Kingdom. With a rich history in areas from maritime construction including the Titanic to sporting success to the formative years of the Beatles, Liverpool has sparked enough interest in people to consistently be ranked among the most visited cities in the UK. Visitors will find history, culture and heritage and a warm welcome from the Scousers who are renowned for their sense of humour.

To host its large number of annual visitors, Liverpool boasts a wide range of hotel and holiday accommodation that suit the needs and preferences of all kinds of travellers.

Neighbourhoods of Liverpool

Liverpool is divided into a number of different neighbourhoods, all of which have their own characteristics and personalities. Interesting areas for visitors are:

  • Georgian Quarter: This stylish, antique area is home to the city’s two cathedrals, the Metropolitan and the Anglican, which is the world’s second largest.
  • The Baltic Triangle: the hippest neighbourhood in the city, it boasts lots of cafes, bars and live music venues.
  • Ropewalks: Named for the rope works that once thrived here, its cobbled streets with a boho feel are now home to delightful independent shops, clubs, and places to eat.
  • Aigburth: An upmarket area which includes Lark Lane with its local art hubs, trendy coffee bars and antique and curio shops.

What to see and do in Liverpool

There is so much to see and do when visiting Liverpool that making an itinerary is necessary! Some things to go on your list are:

  • Royal Albert Docks: The regenerated Victorian dock is now a leisure complex.
  • Tate Liverpool: This art gallery is home to some of the world’s most famous works of modern art.
  • The Cavern Club: The iconic music venue that launched the careers of many stars including the Beatles. It’s best combined with a visit to The Beatles Story.
  • Speke Hall: This historic building stands out due to its Tudor timber framing and plaster interior which also hides numerous priest holes.
  • The River Mersey: The artery of the city can be crossed by a ferry.
  • The Three Graces: A trio of iconic Edwardian buildings at Pier Head. They are the Cunard Building, the Port of Liverpool Building and the Royal Liver Building topped by the Liver birds that are the symbol of the city.
  • International Slavery Museum: Learn the story of the city’s role in the slave trade.
  • Anfield: Take a tour of the home of Liverpool FC, the city’s most successful football team.

What to eat in Liverpool

Liverpool has an interesting food culture, one that aligns the cuisine of the wider north of England with some very individual regional traditions at the same time. Some must-try dishes are: Scouse, a hearty meat stew that gives the people of Liverpool their identifying nickname and Bubble and Squeak which is a dish of leftover potatoes and greens fried together and named for the noise it makes when cooking. The availability of seafood off the coast has led to a love of potted shrimp and a favourite dessert is Wet Nelly, a pudding of leftover bread with fruit, spices and custard. For a little sweet treat, pick up some Everton mints, a hard candy humbug that originated in the city.

Typical events and festivals in Liverpool

Liverpool is a vibrant city where there is always something interesting and exciting going on, for example:

  • Sound City: One of the largest international music, digital and film festivals in the UK.
  • The Rock N Roll Liverpool Marathon: An annual run in October through the city to celebrate its musical roots.
  • International Beatleweek: A celebration of everything related to the city’s most famous band held in August.
  • The British Musical Fireworks Championship: Three nights of synchronized firework and music displays in Southport in September.

How to move around in Liverpool

The city boasts significant road, rail and ferry networks as well as an international airport and a dock system. For the majority of tourism-related activity, buying a travel pass for the local bus or Merseyrail network will take you to all the relevant locations, with multiple lines serving hundreds of stops in and around the city. Taxis are plentiful and it’s easy to find car hire.

The climate in Liverpool

The climate reflects the majority of regions in the north of England which is that it remains relatively mild all year round. Between November and March, it is particularly rainy and particularly cold with average lows hovering around 0 to 3°C, with the summer months of June to September reaching into the mid 20’s°C on occasion. Between March and August is the best time to visit.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Liverpool

The most centrally located hotels in Liverpool with the best ratings are: Hotel The Liner At Liverpool, Premier Suites Liverpool and Hotel Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre, An Ihg.

It depends on the category of the hotel. If you want to stay at a 4-star hotel in Liverpool, the average price per night is 44 , while you will pay an average of 37 for a 3-star hotel, and in a more luxurious 5-star hotel, you"ll pay around 50 .

You can make reservations at Hotel Hilton Liverpool City Centre and Hotel Liverpool Inn , Sure Collection By Best Western if you´re looking for a hotel with valet service for your visit to Liverpool.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Liverpool, we recommend Hotel The Liner At Liverpool, Premier Suites Liverpool and Hotel Travelodge Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Liverpool are Hope Street Hotel, Hotel Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre, An Ihg and Hotel The Liner At Liverpool.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Liverpool with express check-in and check-out are Hotel Travelodge Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Hope Street Hotel and Hotel Staybridge Suites Liverpool, An Ihg.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Liverpool are Hotel The Liner At Liverpool, Hotel Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre, An Ihg and Premier Suites Liverpool.

If you're bringing a vehicle, we recommend that you book a hotel with parking in Liverpool, like Hotel The Liner At Liverpool, Hotel Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre, An Ihg or Premier Suites Liverpool.