Liverpool

Travel Guide
Royal Liver Building featuring a city and heritage architecture

Once voted European Capital of Culture, this city features a historic Victorian port and a thriving music scene that produced one of Britain’s biggest bands.

This northern English city was first put on the map for its port, one of the busiest in the world. Since then Liverpool has transformed into a magnificently diverse city with a thriving cultural scene. The city has retained parts of its Victorian heritage and is widely known for producing some of the most popular musicians to come out of Britain. A section of the city’s historic port became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004 and Liverpool was also awarded European Capital of Culture in 2008.

Visit Albert Dock to explore the city’s cultural centre. Some of the biggest ships on the sea would dock at this historic site, now home to restaurants, bars and cultural attractions. Pick a waterfront restaurant and sit down to a plate of scouse, a traditional stew originating from Northern England. Discover this port’s historical significance at the Merseyside Maritime Museum. Spot one of the city’s most iconic buildings, the tall Royal Liver Building.

Liverpool was home to one of the biggest bands to come out of England, the Beatles. The city didn’t peak there, however, as it continues to offer a rich music scene to this day. Learn about the Beatle’s humble Liverpudlian beginnings at the Beatles Story or enjoy some live music at what was one of their local spots, the Liverpool Empire Theatre.

Locals of Liverpool are well known for being sports fanatics, with many residents loyally waving their team scarves during the cold winter months. See the Liverpool Football Club take on their opponents at the heritage Anfield Road Stadium, or check out the amateur talent at Sefton Park. This park is just one of the many leafy and picturesque green spaces scattered across the city.

Liverpool is well connected to the rest of the country and Europe by plane, train and bus. The city is also accessible in the old-fashioned style, by boat to Albert Dock.

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Where to stay in Liverpool

Quest Liverpool City Centre
Quest Liverpool City Centre
4 out of 5
72 Church St., Liverpool, England
The price is AU$117 per night from 16 Feb. to 17 Feb.
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Liverpool Playhouse, Cavern Club and Liverpool ONE. Liverpool Empire Theatre ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (188 reviews)
"Good room and facilities in an excellent location at a very reasonable rate. Very quiet. The only issue I had was the pillows weren’t up to much and the bed springs made a noise! Would use again."

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2022

Quest Liverpool City Centre
The Shankly Hotel
The Shankly Hotel
4 out of 5
Millenium House, 60 Victoria Street, Liverpool, England
The price is AU$159 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Royal Court Theatre and Cavern Club. Liverpool Empire Theatre and Liverpool ONE are ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (866 reviews)
"We had one night at the hotel it was great"

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2022

The Shankly Hotel
Titanic Hotel Liverpool
Titanic Hotel Liverpool
4 out of 5
Stanley Dock, Regent Road, Liverpool, England
The price is AU$152 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
Located in Vauxhall, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse, Cavern Club and Albert Dock. M&S Bank Arena and Royal Liver Building ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (951 reviews)
"The hotel is really magnificent and the room we had was so enormous we decided to stay in the hotel and enjoy the facilities and stay in our room. The staff were so helpful and the bar staff especially mixed up any cocktail we asked for. Will definitely visit again and again just to stay here and ..."

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2022

Titanic Hotel Liverpool
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.
Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Waterfront
Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Waterfront
3.5 out of 5
25 Drury Lane, Corn Exchange, Liverpool, England
The price is AU$110 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.
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 St. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (886 reviews)
"In a great location."

Reviewed on 5 Dec. 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 AU$117 per night from 16 Feb. to 17 Feb.
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Liverpool Playhouse, Cavern Club and Liverpool ONE. Liverpool Empire Theatre ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (188 reviews)
"Good room and facilities in an excellent location at a very reasonable rate. Very quiet. The only issue I had was the pillows weren’t up to much and the bed springs made a noise! Would use again."

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2022

Quest Liverpool City Centre
Dream Apartments Silkhouse Court
Dream Apartments Silkhouse Court
4 out of 5
Silkhouse Court, 7 Tithebarn Street, Liverpool, England
The price is AU$111 per night from 24 Jan. to 25 Jan.
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Liverpool Town Hall, Cavern Club and Liverpool ONE. Albert Dock and M&S ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (18 reviews)
"Location and property is lovely however the room floor looked like it hadn’t been cleaned or mopped and left my socks filthy. The room itself was clean, just the flooring maybe needed a good mop."

Reviewed on 12 Dec. 2021

Dream Apartments Silkhouse Court
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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