Liverpool Docks Hotels near Cruise Port and Ferry Terminal

Cruise docked in harbor

Liverpool Hotel Deals

Liverpool is perhaps most famous for its association with the Beatles. Its dockyards are a sight to behold when ships are in. In addition to the docks, the Mersey river cruises, and heritage buildings, the city has many other sightseeing destinations.

Visitors can enjoy a thriving nightlife. The city is a shopper’s paradise thanks to many high end shops and malls. Accommodation can be easily found around the cruise and ferry port terminal or near the major tourist destinations in the city.

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Look for Accommodation around the Docks

The area around the docks is thriving with hotels, shopping areas, and restaurants. You can look for accommodation around the Princes Dock, where two of the most luxurious city establishments are situated. Guests will be treated to first class meals at the in house restaurant, and they will be offered conveniences including comfortable rooms, car parking, sauna, indoor pool, beauty salon, and gym.

Affordable accommodation can be found around the Albert Dock as well, featuring wi fi, dining, and breathtaking views of the Mersey. Visitors can also find plenty of self catering apartments and b&b’s in the city.

For a memorable tour to the city it is recommended that you book accommodation in advance, if possible, particularly if you are planning to visit during peak season from March to October.

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Liverpool The Z Hotel
The Z Hotel Liverpool

Lovely and highly recommended city center property, situated not far from the port of Liverpool UK and train stations.

Liverpool Jurys Inn Hotel
Jurys Inn Liverpool
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Accommodation well located at Kings Waterfront, next to the Albert Dock.

Liverpool Holiday Inn Express Albert Dock
Holiday Inn Exp. Albert Dock
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Budget friendly hotel within easy reach from The Beatles Story Museum and Tate Liverpool.

Liverpool Docks Cruise and Ferry Port in England UK
  • Cruise Docks

    The cruise dock is situated on the Mersey River, and services many cruise liners including Thomson Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Cunard, and Hapag-Lloyd. Companies departing from Liverpool are Fred Olsen Cruise Line and Cruise & Maritime Voyages.

    Many reviews have rated the Liverpool Port and docks among the best in the world. It is therefore has become one of the major destinations for cruise ships in the United Kingdom together with the port in Southampton Hampshire, Dover Kent, Harwich Essex and Tilbury (London).

    Besides convenient docks, the many sightseeing destinations around the cruise ship terminal as well as elsewhere in the city make this a favourite destination for visitors. The passenger terminal has been overhauled recently, and the added comfort and convenience for passengers embarking or disembarking here has made this a busy destinations for cruise ships.

    Liverpool city centre is a few minutes from the docks, and offers plenty of visitor attractions and conveniences. The train station is less than 5 minutes by taxi or 20-minute walk and there is no dearth of convenient parking spots. There is a Taxi rank adjacent to the Liverpool Passenger Terminal for both drop off and collection.

  • Major Attractions

    The Cathedral has the distinction of the being the largest in the UK. Visitors can tour the Cathedral Tower, overlooking the Mersey River, or the Lady Chapel, famous for its architectural marvels.

    Another city attraction is the Beatles museum, formally known as the Beatles Story, and offers tours of the destinations associated with the famous 1960s pop group. There are ferry tours on the Mersey for those who love river cruises.

    Don’t forget to visit the Liverpool Museum, which also houses exhibits related to natural history, plus a planetarium for fans of astronomy. To know the city more closely, visit the Life exhibit, which documents the culture and history of the city. Liverpool is also famous for its shopping destinations, starting from the Paradise Street, to the Chinatown.

    For daily use items you can shop at the Tesco supermarket on the Lord Street or the Hanover Street, or the Sainsbury’s stores.

  • Ferry Port Terminals

    P&O Ferries Terminal at Liverpool Freeport
    Gladstone Dock, Liverpool Freeport, Bootle, L20 1BG
    Used by P&O Ferries

    Pier Head – Seacombe
    City Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    +44 151 330 1866
    Used by the Isle of Man Steam Packet company for ferries to Douglas, Isle of Man.

    Liverpool Birkenhead Ferry Port Address
    12 Quays Terminal, Tower Road, Birkenhead, Wirrall, CH41 1FE
    Ferry terminal for the Stena Line ferry services to Belfast Northern Ireland.

    Liverpool ferries and routes
    Norfolkline – Liverpool to Belfast
    Norfolkline – Liverpool to Dublin Port in Ireland
    P&O Ferries – Liverpool to Dublin
    Steam Packet Company – Liverpool to Douglas Isle of Man
    Stena Line – Birkenhead to Belfast

  • How to Get to

    Liverpool cruise docks are only a short travel distance away from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (20 minutes by taxi). Manchester International Airport is about 62 km or 38 mi from the port.

    By Train

    Liverpool Lime Street Station, the city’s main train station is located about 20 minutes away on foot from the port. A taxi ride will be approximately 5 minutes.

    The station is well connected with Manchester, London, Scotland and the rest of the UK.

    Parking

    Parking at the terminal available. Make arrangements directly with your cruise line operator.

    By Car

    Leave the M6 motorway at Junction 21a, and take the M62 towards Liverpool City Centre. Follow the brown signs on the arterial routes for Liverpool and/or Waterfront until you reach The Liver Building, which is the location of the passenger terminal.

    The postcode for Satnav users to reach the port is L3 1DL

  • Some Facts

    Language: English

    The currency is the British Pound Sterling (GBP)

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