Liverpool

Travel Guide
Royal Liver Building featuring a city and heritage architecture

Catch a show at the Beatles’ first venue, tour the port where the Titanic was registered and see one of Europe’s best soccer teams battle their rivals in this north England city.

Liverpool leaped onto the world stage in the mid-20th century, when it produced the biggest rock band of all time, the Beatles. Since then, the city has continued to produce some of Britain’s most celebrated musicians, so it is no surprise that it was named 2008’s European Capital of Culture. Long before rock ’n’ roll, Liverpool was famous for its port, which was one of the largest and busiest in the world. By day, learn the city’s interesting Victorian history by touring its waterfront area, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. By night, catch a show in this mecca for rock fans.

Stay in the Albert Dock area, the city’s geographical and cultural centre. Photograph the iconic Royal Liver Building, once the tallest building in Europe, which stands on the waterfront. Visit one of the area’s many museums, like the Merseyside Maritime Museum, which is dedicated to the city’s seafaring history. Try scouse, a stew considered to be a Liverpool specialty, at one of the area’s bars or restaurants.

Learn about Liverpool’s most famous sons, John, Paul, George and Ringo, at the Beatles Story. Two of the Beatles’ early venues, The Cavern Club and the Liverpool Empire Theatre, still stand in the city. Catch a show at one or both.

Join some of Britain’s most devoted soccer fans at the Anfield Road Stadium, home to the Liverpool Football Club. This team is one of the best in Europe, and accordingly, Liverpool natives are some of the loudest fans. If you can’t get a ticket for a professional game, come out to the expansive Sefton Park on weekends to see amateur teams battle.

Fans of sports, music or history will all find something to love in Liverpool. Arrive in the city by bus, train or plane from many of Europe’s major cities. For the most iconic experience, float into Albert Dock on a boat, and make sure you are listening to Penny Lane as you disembark.

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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 NZ$108 per night from 20 Sep. to 20 Sep.
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! (725 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 NZ$265 per night from 18 Oct. to 18 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
Malmaison Liverpool
Malmaison Liverpool
4 out of 5
7 William Jessop Way, Liverpool, England
The price is NZ$154 per night from 10 Oct. to 10 Oct.
Located in Liverpool City Centre, this romantic hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Royal Liver Building, Cavern Club and Liverpool ONE. Albert Dock and Beatles ...
4.3/5Excellent! (931 reviews)
"The hotel was spotlessly clean, friendly and helpful staff, the room had a lot more features than I was expecting and the furnishings were lovely."

Reviewed on 15 Sep. 2021

Malmaison 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 NZ$133 per night from 7 Oct. to 7 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! (841 reviews)
"Room was really clean."

Reviewed on 4 Sep. 2021

Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Waterfront
Cove Paradise Street
Cove Paradise Street
4 out of 5
39 Paradise St, Liverpool, England
The price is NZ$150 per night from 17 Oct. to 17 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 ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Excellent apartment and lovely staff on reception, I would definitely recommend to others"

Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2021

Cove Paradise Street
Quest Liverpool City Centre
Quest Liverpool City Centre
4 out of 5
72 Church St., Liverpool, England
The price is NZ$163 per night from 6 Oct. to 6 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! (120 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
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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