Hope Street Hotel, 40 Hope Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9DA - Visit now
Arguably the city’s best boutique hostelry, the Hope Street Hotel boasts solid wooden floors, beds draped in Egyptian cotton and bespoke furniture. It was awarded Hotel of the Year four times in the Liverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards, and has numerous other accolades.
The Nadler Liverpool Hotel, 29 Seel St, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 4AU - Visit now
The Nadler is chic, surprisingly affordable and situated right in the heart of the city, meaning you’re merely a hop, skip and jump away from everything you need. Dubbed as ‘affordable luxury’, the four star rooms include a mini-kitchen, and the hotel can provide exclusive offers at local restaurants and bars.
63 Degrees, 20 Church Street, Manchester, Merseyside, M41PN - Visit now
If you fancy spending the night immersed in a bit of Liverpudlian history, pay a visit to 30 James Street, ‘Home of the Titanic’. There you’ll find rooms themed around the infamous liner’s opulent first class cabins (only without any pesky icebergs). You’ll be in sight of Pier Head and ‘the three graces’, one of Liverpool’s most impressive architectural gems.
Epic Apart Hotel, 25-27 Seel Street, Manchester, Merseyside, L1 4AU - Visit now
The Epic Apart Hotel offers 14 serviced apartments – and is bang-slap in the middle of the Ropewalks district, right behind FACT. There’s a 24-hour reception service, and the elegantly-appointed rooms come with a range of kitchen, dining and lounge areas.
Titanic Hotel, Stanley Dock, Regent Rd, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 0AN - Visit now
Carrying on the Titanic theme is the city’s newest luxury hotel, the Titanic Hotel, situated on Stanley Dock, a fifteen-minute walk from central Liverpool. While the rooms are as elegant as you’d expect from a hotel named after one of the swankiest ships in history, we also like the sound of their spa: just the thing you need after a long day.
Despite the traditional summer break, there’s still plenty of poetry and prose to catch, book and magazine launches, birthday parties, and even an exhibition dedicated to libraries. And if you don’t like sitting still for too long, there’s even a literature trail or two to check out…