Best Accommodation close to Ferries

Sleep Eat Love

L3 2AA, Liverpool, 5 Hatton Garden

Set in Liverpool, within 800 metres of Western Approaches Museum and 1.1 km of Royal Court Theatre, Sleep Eat Love features accommodation with a shared lounge. The property is close to several noted attractions, around... read more

1140 reviews 8.5
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£ 12.60

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Euro Hostel Liverpool

L1 6AU, Liverpool, 54 Stanley Street

Euro Hostel Liverpool is located on the corner of Stanley Street and Mathew Street, an area made famous by The Beatles. WiFi is available throughout the hostel, and there is a 24-hour reception desk and... read more

1943 reviews 8.4
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£ 13.00

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easyHotel Liverpool

L2 9UB, Liverpool, Castle Chambers, 47 Castle Street, Liverpool

easyHotel Liverpool is situated in the Liverpool Shopping District district in Liverpool, a 2-minute walk from Liverpool One shopping centre and a 10-minute walk from Albert Dock’s waterfront. The hotel is a 3-minute walk from... read more

2234 reviews 7.7
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£ 23.99

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Tune Hotel Liverpool

L2 4XE, Liverpool, 13-19 Queens Building, Castle Street

Tune Hotel Liverpool offers accommodation in Liverpool. Liverpool Central and Liverpool Lime Street train stations are both within a 15-minute walk from the hotel. WiFi access is available throughout. Each room at this hotel is... read more

2920 reviews 8.5
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£ 30.00

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Hanover Hotel & McCartney's Bar

L1 4AF, Liverpool, 62 Hanover Street

Hanover Hotel is in the nightclub district of Liverpool city centre, close to Liverpool Central Rail Station. There are en suite rooms and a lively music bar. The Hanover Hotel Liverpool is an easy walk... read more

1056 reviews 8.3
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£ 30.00

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Caro Short Stay Main Bridewell

L2 2dy, Liverpool, The Main Bridewell, Cheapside, Liverpool

Situated in a former prison and Grade II listed building in Liverpool's business district, Caro Short Stay Main Bridewell offers self-catering accommodation with a fitness centre and free WiFi throughout. The property is 6-minute walk... read more

2530 reviews 8.5
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£ 35.00

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FM Living

L2 6QJ, Liverpool, 8 Victoria Street Produce Exchange Building

Set in Liverpool within a 4-minute walk of Royal Court Theatre, FM Living features accommodation with a flat-screen TV and a kitchen. There is also an oven, toaster and a kettle. Pier Head is 500... read more

997 reviews 8.6
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£ 41.42

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The Sir Thomas Hotel

L1 6JB, Liverpool, 24 Sir Thomas Street

This 3-star boutique hotel is set in Liverpool’s vibrant city centre, 700 metres from Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station. The Sir Thomas Hotel is housed in the 19th century Bank of Liverpool building, mixing original... read more

2831 reviews 7.9
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£ 44.60

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Staycity Aparthotels Corn Exchange

L2 0PH, Liverpool, 25 Drury Lane

Set in Liverpool, Staycity Aparthotels Corn Exchange has well-equipped accommodation featuring free WiFi, 100 metres from Pier Head and 600 metres from Albert Dock. All apartments feature a private bathroom, flat-screen TV and fully-equipped kitchenette... read more

1055 reviews 9.3
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£ 48.00

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Caro Short Stay Parker Street

L1 1DJ, Liverpool, 11-17 Parker Street

Set in the heart of Liverpool, within 800 metres of Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool ONE and Pier Head, Parker Street Caro Short Stay Ltd offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi. The units at the apartment... read more

1215 reviews 9
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£ 48.60

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Best Western Premier Collection Richmond Hotel

L3 2AA, Liverpool, 24 Hatton Garden

The Best Western Premier Collection Richmond Hotel is set in the heart of Liverpool city centre in an iconic Grade II-listed building. Each room boasts the following amenities: free WiFi, spacious rooms with high ceilings,... read more

4271 reviews 8.3
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£ 53.10

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Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower

L3 9RE, Liverpool, Chapel Street

The Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel overlooks the dock front, with views of the River Mersey. The modern accommodation is just 10 minutes’ walk from Albert Dock and Liverpool One shopping complex. The Mercure Liverpool... read more

4648 reviews 8.3
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£ 55.00

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The Block Liverpool

L3 4FN, Liverpool, Kings Dock, Keel Wharf

Situated at Kings Dock, on Liverpool’s vibrant waterfront, The Block Liverpool offers brand new apartments with magnificent city views. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas. With floor-to-ceiling windows and a minimalist design, the spacious... read more

1495 reviews 7.9
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£ 58.50

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Novotel Liverpool Centre

L1 4LN, Liverpool, 40 Hanover Street

Next to Liverpool ONE Shopping centre, this Novotel boasts modern, 4-star rooms with 26-inch LCD TVs. Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station is only 10 minutes’ walk away from the hotel. The historic Albert Dock area,... read more

3009 reviews 8.7
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£ 65.80

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The Castle Collection - 42 Castle Street

L2 7LA, Liverpool, 42 Castle Street

Situated within 400 metres of The Cavern Quarter and 400 metres of Pier Head in Liverpool, The Castle Collection - 42 Castle Street offers accommodation with a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a kitchen.... read more

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£ 67.00

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Aloft Liverpool

L2 5QW, Liverpool, 1 North John Street

Aloft Liverpool is just a few metres from the Moorfields Railway Station and half a mile from Liverpool Lime Street Station. Featuring a restaurant, bar, fitness centre, and evening entertainment, the hotel also offers a... read more

2601 reviews 8.9
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£ 67.15

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Malmaison Liverpool

L3 1QZ, Liverpool, 7 William Jessop Way

In Princes Dock, Malmaison Liverpool boasts a state-of-the-art gym, boutique-style rooms and the sleek Brasserie restaurant. Designer shopping districts and rail stations are all just 1 mile away. Every modern room has free Wi-Fi, an... read more

2657 reviews 8.5
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£ 68.00

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30 James Street

L2 7PQ, Liverpool, 30 James Street

Situated opposite the Albert Dock, 30 James Street overlooks the Three Graces, which comprises of the Royal Liver, the Cunard, and the Port of Liverpool buildings. Once the home of the ill-fated Titanic, 30 James... read more

1643 reviews 8.6
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£ 75.90

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Signature Living at Shankly Hotel

L1 6DN, Liverpool, 60 Victoria Street

Set in Liverpool, Signature Living at Shankly Hotel is 100 metres from Royal Court Theatre. The accommodation boasts a spa bath. Liverpool ONE is 800 metres from the property. Free WiFi is featured throughout the... read more

1529 reviews 8.9
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£ 86.02

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starPrinces Landing Stage (City Centre)Bootle Gladstone DocksBirkenhead

Birkenhead 12 Quays Terminal


address : 12 Quays Terminal, Tower Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 1FE

Routes from Birkenhead are operated by Stena Line and Steam Packet with a selection of up to 15 sailings per week, depending on the time of year. Journey times range from 4 hours 15 minutes to Douglas and 8 hours to Belfast. The ferries leave from the ultra-modern Twelve Quays Terminal on Tower Road, the new 30 million pound ferry terminal was opened in 2002.

Excellent facilities are provided travellers including a check-in hall, lounge and cafeteria plus a covered check-in areas for cars and also freight vehicles. Long and Short Stay parking are available at the ferry port although spaces are limited. For train users there are 3 railway stations close to the ferry port, Hamilton Square, Birkenhead Central and Birkenhead Park and all 3 are within walking distance of the terminal.

While in the area why not explore some of the local attractions such as the Victorian Park, the Priory and St Mary’s Tower or the large local market held in the centre of the town which boasts over 300 stalls.

Where to Stay ?

Shrewsbury Lodge in Birkenhead provides good quality accommodation at reasonable prices and charge an additional flat rate if breakfast is required. A more traditional hotel is The Riverhill that offers elegant rooms, has a good quality restaurant and is only 2 miles from the Central Rail Station.

Larger establishments such as Premier Inn and Holiday Express have hotels close to the port, both have budget priced accommodation with free Wi-Fi, en-suite facilities and free parking.

Travelodge Bromborough Hotel is situated on the Wirral Peninsula and is near to local attractions such as the Lady Lever Art Gallery, they offer great value especially for family bookings. Bed and breakfast is available at Village Hotel Wirral which also has a pool, gym and spa plus dining options and a Starbucks. Take advantage of their off peak deals for some of the best chic rooms available in the area.

Birkenhead port has a variety of guest houses close by offering friendly hospitality in a homely environment. Black Lions Guest House, for example, is a well established b&b with 12 rooms, unlimited Wi-Fi and a shared lounge for guests. Contemporary rooms and a traditional breakfast are available at 2 The Rocklands in Upton Road, which is in one of the best rated locations in Birkenhead.

Other cheap bed and breakfast accommodation in the local area can be found at Villa Venezia, here you will find basic rooms that benefit from tea and coffee making facilities and flat screen TVs. A continental style breakfast is served and guests can also enjoy meals in the attached restaurant.

Princes Parade in City Centre – Pier Head


address: Landing Stage Terminal, Off St Nicholas Place, Princes Parade, Liverpool, L3 1DL

ferry port england ukSteam Packet Company Landing Stage terminal in the city center, not far from Pier Head and the cruise terminal, for fast crossings to Douglas on the Isle of Man (2 hrs 45 mins).

Nearest Mersey rail station is James Street station, within walking distance from Liverpool Port. Liverpool Lime Street is the closest National Rail train station around 1 mile away. There are Mersey Rail services from James Street to Lime Street.

Two bus stops are located on Princes Parade and St Nicholas Place.

By Car: You can access the city via the M6/M62 or M58. From the M62, follow signs to the City Centre and then Pier Head signs to the Princes Landing Stage. From M58 follow the A5036 and then the A565 to the Pier Head. From North Wales, take the M53, then the Wallasey Tunnel and the A59 to the Pier Head.

P&O Irish Sea Ferries from Bootle


address : Gladstone Branch Dock No.3, Liverpool Freeport, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 1BG

P&O Ferries leave from Bootle Gladstone docks in Liverpool Freeport, which is approximately 4.5 miles north of the city centre, but the terminal can easily be reached by road, train or bus. Not many accommodations can be found in the area.

The nearest station is Bootle New Strand, 1.8 miles from the port. From here there are regular connecting trains to Liverpool city centre Lime Street station.

When driving from the M6, take the M57 (if coming from the south) or M58 (if coming from the north). At junction 26, exit onto the M58 towards Liverpool/Skelmersdale/Southport and follow for 11 miles. Then follow the signs for ‘A5036 & All Docks’. Stay on the A5036, take the 4th exit at the first roundabout, then take the Liverpool Freeport exit at the next roundabout (Seaforth).

When you are coming from the city centre, just follow the coastal A565 road towards Southport for 4 miles. Follow signs for Freeport/Gladstone until you reach the Liverpool Freeport entrance at the Seaforth roundabout.

The nearest hotel from the P&O sea ferry terminal at Gladstone Dock close to Bootle is the Regent Maritime Hotel. This cheaper budget hotel accommodation is set in the industrial end of Bootle docks, a 10-minute drive from the M57 and M62 motorways.

Many hotels, apartments to rent and other accommodations can be found in Liverpool city centre.

Nearby Attractions and Sights


Crosby Beach (Cambridge Road, Crosby, England): nice place to go for a stroll. See Anthony Gormley’s Another Place (close to Bootle)

LFC Museum and Stadium Tour (Anfield Road, Liverpool L4 0TH, England): take a tour around Liverpool FC football stadium, visit the museum. It’s a great museum for both the story of football in general and history of the club (close to Bootle).

Port of Liverpool Building : a Grade II listed building, part of Liverpool’s UNESCO designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City (Pier Head).

Cunard Building (Albert Dock, L3 4BB, England): at the city’s waterfront. This building is along with the neighbouring Liver Building and Port of Liverpool Building one of Liverpool’s Three Graces (at Pier Head).

Birkenhead Priory (4 Priory Street, Birkenhead, England): beautiful Priory. The priory is now a museum showing the history of the way the Monks lived.

The Birkenhead Tramways (1 Pacific Road, Birkenhead CH41 1LJ, England): take a lovely ride on a tram. The museum is a little way from the ferry terminal.