The Ultimate Liverpool Football Club Fan Hotel

The Shankly Hotel is the number one destination in the city for a Liverpool Football Club fan.

We pride ourselves on offering the most electric match day atmosphere, as well as amazing drinks offers, unique surroundings that are sure to impress any football fan and luxurious rooms that are perfect for group stays.

So, with lots of LFC fixtures fast approaching, it’s time to start planning where you’ll be celebrating the goals.

The Only Place to Watch the Game

Bowing day football in Liveprool

Dedicated to the legendary Bill Shankly, the Bastion Bar and Restaurant is the best place in Liverpool to watch live football.

Set within the Shankly Hotel, this beautiful city centre restaurant allows visitors to delve into the iconic personal and professional life of Bill Shankly.

Discover some of the football manager’s most treasured memorabilia, which is displayed throughout this unique restaurant and explore the history around Liverpool Football Club.

Every time the reds take to the field, the action is screened on our huge TV’s, creating an electric atmosphere that can’t be found anywhere else.

Join us on a match day and enjoy exclusive prize giveaways, bar deals and in-play drinks offers that create match winning crazy drink offers that really get you in the party mood!

Liverpool Football Club fan

The amazing Premier League Club or Champions League Club also allow you to earn loyalty points for every game you attend. In return, you will get access to unbeatable rewards, including offers for overnight stays, the Shankly Tours, dining and access to LFC merchandise and memorabilia.

You can even tuck into some delicious food whilst you watch the action in the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

Soak in the wonderful atmosphere as you enjoy delicious home cooked meals from an eclectic menu, expertly crafted by our talented chefs.

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant is the ideal destination for a Liverpool Football Club fan.

The Ultimate Liverpool Football Club Fan Hotel

The Shankly Hotel

The Shankly Hotel in Liverpool offers luxurious accommodation that’s as unique as its namesake, Bill Shankly.

The perfect place to rest your head if you’re a red, The Shankly prides itself on being a tribute to the life and career of one of football’s finest managers and a footballing hero of Liverpool.

The hotel is home to never-before-seen memorabilia which has been donated by the Shankly family and displayed around the building.

There’s even the ‘Tactics Wall’, a collection of handwritten notes by the man himself covering everything from scouting to playing tactics and match reports.

Football Memorabilia Bill Shankly

And a 30ft video wall in the reception area features moving images, quotes and iconic photos from the legendary manager’s life and career.

Our rooms and suites have been designed with comfort and luxury in mind, featuring unique quotes and memorabilia from the main man himself.

We are the ideal destination for those who appreciate luxury, fun and flexibility, providing the ultimate hotel experience in Liverpool.

Situated close to all major transport links, The Shankly is the ideal place to stay if you’re going to the match, or if you’re looking for somewhere to watch all of the action.

Experience a Football Tour With a Difference

Shankly tours - Anfield

Always wanted to learn more about Liverpool Football Club and one of their most famous and loved managers, Bill Shankly? The Shankly Experience is the perfect football-themed tour for you.

With a range of different routes and themes to choose from, we can guarantee you won’t be disappointed.

You can enjoy match day tours, where you’ll be taken around Anfield before the game, soak up plenty of Liverpool’s interesting culture and take a trip around the city’s most celebrated historic landmarks and vibrant cultural.

Maybe you’d like to delve into the life of Bill Shankly? You can visit the house where the great man lived, enjoy a training session on the Bill Shankly Playing Field in West Derby and visit the places he loved in Liverpool.

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If you can’t decide which tour is best for you, we also offer bespoke packages that allow you to book a tour tailored to your interests. Whether you are a fan of culture, architecture, sport, music or history, The Shankly Experience has it all.

At the end of every tour, you will have the chance to explore the Shankly museum, set within our beautiful hotel.

You can view everything from Bill’s original LFC contract, his telegram from Neil Armstrong, the key to The Shankly Gates and his This Is Your Life book. No place on Earth offers such a unique look at the legendary manager’s career.

The Shankly Experience Tours are the perfect treat for any Liverpool Football Club fan.

The World’s First Football Quarter

football quarter

Last year, it was announced that a brand new hotel, dedicated to the Everton legend Dixie Dean would be opening opposite The Shankly Hotel.

Set to celebrate the friendly rivalry that unites football fans across the city, the road between the two hotels is to become the world’s first Football Quarter.

Showcasing the unique and long-standing football history of the city, the quarter will be lined with unique statues of footballing legends.

Following the success of The Shankly Hotel, the Dixie Dean themed venue will follow a similar format with close involvement from the football icon’s family.

We are sure this area will become one of the top destinations for football fans travelling to our great city.

To book a stay at the ultimate Liverpool Football Club Fan Hotel, get in touch with our friendly team today and make the most of match days. 

We hope to see you soon. 

Celebrate Prom in Style at The Shankly Hotel

With the prom season just around the corner, it’s time to start planning where you’ll be raising a glass to the end of an era. Why not celebrate prom night in style with a stay to remember at the amazing Shankly Hotel in Liverpool.

Spend an evening in luxury with your favourite girls or best boys as you toast to the end of exams and gear up for a long summer of relaxation.

Perfect for group celebrations, at the Shankly we accommodate for small or large groups of friends, so you won’t need to worry about splitting off from your party.

A Stylish Prom at The Shankly

If you’re a football fan, or just enjoy the finer things in life, The Shankly Hotel is the perfect place to stay for your prom.

A tribute to the life and career of one of football’s finest managers, our rooms and suites are as unique as Bill Shankly himself. Offering comfortable, stylish and spacious accommodation for our guests, we’ll treat you like princes and princesses on your special prom night.

The Shankly Hotel

What sets us apart form other hotels across the city is our luxury rooms and studios, equipped with high-quality and unique features.

Designed with elegance and comfort in mind, the suites at the Shankly include comfortable double beds, unique wooden fixtures, whirlpool Jacuzzi baths and of course, free WiFi to enjoy at your leisure.

The décor and design is opulent and traditional but with modern twists, capturing the story of footballing legend Bill Shankly’s life with a sleek and stylish finish.

Make it an evening to remember by booking a stay at The Shankly; the number one place to celebrate prom.

Perfect Pre-Prom Drinks

Before you set off to your special event, head to our beautiful Bastion Bar and Restaurant for some pre-prom cocktails or beers.

Choose from a huge selection of premium spirits, specially brewed ales and fine wines. Or perhaps a cocktail or two from a list of classic concoctions from the Bastion Bar’s extensive drinks menu.

With our talented mixologists, our drinks are poured to perfection and beautifully presented, the perfect treat to start your evening.

Celebrate Prom With Your Friends

When prom comes to an end, there’s no need to end the night there and then. Head back to your hotel room and keep the party going by listening to some tunes, dancing with your friends or sitting back and relaxing with a glass of bubbly in the plush whirlpool bath.

You can stay up all night reminiscing with your best friends from school and get some Midnight Munchies from our tasty menu which includes pizza, sandwiches, hot dogs and 2 for £10 cocktails.

We suspect it’ll be a night you won’t forget.

A Delicious Bastion Breakfast

If you’re feeling a bit delicate the next day, you’ll need a relaxing breakfast to start the day.

At the Bastion Bar and Restaurant we’ll treat you to a hearty full English breakfast served with jugs of ice cold fresh orange juice and bucks fizz if you fancy a bit of the hair of the dog, plus a choice of tea and coffee.

Served until 12pm daily, the Bastion is the best place to reflect on your amazing prom evening whilst you tuck into your tasty breakfast and take in the unique Shankly memorabilia.

Celebrate prom at The Shankly

Book Your Stay

If you want to truly celebrate prom in style, The Shankly Hotel is a great place to do it.

Guests at our luxury hotel can take advantage of the exclusive Bill Shankly memorabilia interwoven thoughtfully around the hotel and restaurant area.

Received from the Shankly family themselves, our memorabilia displays feature Bill Shankly’s original LFC contract, beloved typewriter and even letters from fans.

But even if you’re not a football fan, you can take advantage of the beautiful surroundings and opulent accommodation that are sure to make your stay unforgettable.

To enquire further or to book your stay to celebrate prom, simply give our team a call on 0151 601 8801.

Hurry! Last Chance Ladies Day in Liverpool Seats in The Bastion

If you feel like getting dressed up to celebrate Ladies Day but aren’t planning on visiting Aintree this year, why not come to the Bastion Bar and Restaurant instead. Hurry and book as there are still some last-minute seats available in our superb city centre restaurant.

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant is the ideal place to celebrate Ladies Day in Liverpool and here’s why.

A delicious Champagne Breakfast

Start the day off in style and enjoy a delightful champagne buffet breakfast before the races begin.

Check out the race cards and pick your runners for the day whilst enjoying a leisurely early morning meal accompanied by glasses of top quality fizz.

Just £16.95 per person so you and the girls can get into the race day spirit and get the best seats in the house.

Races Screened Across 10 TV’s

You may not have made it to the races but at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant, you’ll have a great view of all the action.

There are 10 huge TV’s spaced across the bar and restaurant, all screening up to the minute live coverage of the special race day event at Aintree.

No matter where you are, at the bar, in your seats or mingling with other race day watchers, you won’t miss out on any of the excitement this Ladies Day in Liverpool at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

Well Stocked Bar

If there’s one thing that a day at Aintree doesn’t have it’s our well-stocked bar, what’s more, easy access guarantee’s shorter cues than those at the races?

Choose from a huge selection of premium spirits, specially brewed ales and fine wines. Or perhaps if you fancy a cocktail or two from a list of classic concoctions from the Bastion Bar’s extensive drinks menu.

From the comfort of the Bastion Bar and Restaurant, you and the girls can enjoy quaffing your wine from actual glasses. What’s more, you’ll even have a table to rest your drink upon whilst your cheer on your runner.

A well-stocked bar and a place to rest your drink. What more could you ask for whilst celebrating on Ladies in Liverpool at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant?

Delicious Food

When you start to get peckish, forget burgers served on paper plates.

At the Bastion Bar and Restaurant, you can choose from a gourmet selection of delicious dishes brought to your table.

Choose to share some nibbles with the girls by ordering our Asian inspired sharing platter, or a Great British picnic of cold meats, Pork pies and pate.

You can even continue with the class and style that started your day and enjoy an afternoon tea of delicate finger sandwiches, pastries and cakes. Spoil yourselves by drinking and dining in style at the Bastion Bar and restaurant, it is Ladies day in Liverpool after all.

£19.95 for afternoon tea, £29.95 with bubbles.

Perfect City Centre Location

When the final race is won and you’ve collected all your winnings the Bastion Bar and Restaurant is the perfect place to begin a great night out in Liverpool.

The perfect city centre location has direct access to Liverpool’s most amazing bars and clubs. Just a short walk away and you and the girls will be in the midst of all those who went to the races and are now out to party in Liverpool.

Or if you’ve enjoyed your time at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant simply cap the night off here with one last cocktail and make your way home. The city’s main train station, Lime street is less than a 5-minute walk from the hotel as are all Wirral bound busses.


So call to book on 0151 601 8801 or emal  and make the most of Ladies day in Liverpool at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant. Hurry and book one of the last few spaces and enjoy the best race day you can without even entering Aintree.

A Bastion Day of Sport: Food, Football & Boxing

If you’re stuck for plans this weekend, then look no further than the Bastion Day of Sport in Liverpool. In the Bastion Bar & Restaurant within the Shankly Hotel, we’ll be holding 3 unmissable events on Saturday 4th March 2017.

For LFC and boxing fans, it’s set to be a jam-packed day of action. You can find out full schedule below:

11:00 – 12:00 – Pre Match Breakfast Q&A with former Liverpool full back Vegard Heggem (including chance for photos/meet and greet)

17:30pm – Liverpool vs Arsenal Kick off 17:30 – exclusive match day menu and drinks offers available

10:30pm –  Haye vs Bellew live in Bastion with drinks offers on the bar following the conclusion of LFC vs Arsenal

Guests can either access all 3 events or attend separate events individually. Pre-booking for each event  is advised to avoid disappointment.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

Located within the Shankly, the Bastion is the perfect place to sit back with a beer and enjoy some live sport. This Saturday, you’ll be able to choose from our hearty match day menu. The menu features the Bastion’s famous Shankly Burger, Southern Fried Chicken Burger and good old fashioned Fish and Chips. Plus, our delicious 6oz Rump Steak with Chips, Mushrooms and Tomatoes.

And if it’s your first visit to the Liverpool hot spot, then don’t forget to take a look around at the Bill Shankly memorabilia around the restaurant and bar area. The Shankly Hotel provides guests with a fantastic range of personal memorabilia, thanks to the Shankly family themselves.

Haye V Bellew

Set to be an unforgettable night, we’ll certainly be rooting for Liverpool’s very own Tony Bellew when he takes to the ring. The Merseyside athlete grew from being a three-time ABA heavyweight champion, to making his professional boxing debut in October 2007.

One of the most intense grudge fights in modern British boxing history, Saturday will showcase the ongoing feud that everybody’s talking about. To say that the pair have “bad blood” is an understatement; the hype surrounding the fight was taken to a new level at Thrusday’s press conference when the two came head to head. While Haye issued a series of threatening remarks, Bellew shared:

“Nearly time to rock and roll. Lets see what happens. The main thing is no excuses. They have been put out to the media. We all get sore, we all get knocks and bumps. This is the combat business, it’s called boxing.”

Liverpool V Arsenal

Liverpool V Arsenal is also expected to provide plenty of entertainment. If Liverpool win tomorrow’s game then it will be their 50th home league win over Arsenal, so we have our fingers crossed that they’re ready!

To pre-book your space at the Bastion, just give our friendly team a call on 0151 541 9999.


Pre-theatre Dining and Staying at The Shankly

If you’re planning on catching a theatre show in Liverpool, you may be stuck for where to eat beforehand and fancy an overnight city centre stay. Based in the stunning Millennium House building, The Shankly Hotel radiates charm and character. We simply aren’t like any other hotels in the city.

You’ll find us located right around the corner from Liverpool’s leading theatres, including the Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool Playhouse and only a short taxi ride or scenic stroll from The Everyman.

Liverpool Empire Theatre often features some of the biggest shows in the UK, in most recent years including West-End favourites Wicked and the upcoming Billy Elliot.

If you prefer smaller productions that don’t compromise on quality, the Playhouse is known for its mesmerising shows and diverse genres, often adapted from classic literature, while the Everyman is known for unique productions and adaptations of all-time favourites.

Pre-theatre dining

The Bastion

To start your night in style, look no further than pre-theatre dining at The Shankly’s very own Bastion Bar and Restaurant. With top customer service and a variety of tasty dishes chosen by our talented chefs, you’ll find yourself simply spoilt for choice.

We offer Afternoon Tea which is also available with a glass of Prosecco,Our main menu includes diverse and delicious mains, such as our Chargrilled Lamp Rump, Thai Green Chicken Curry and our unbeatable Beer Battered Fish and Hand Cut Chips. With equally delicious vegetarian options, our meals include our Halloumi Kebab with Mixed Pepper and Red Onion.

Not forgetting, we offer delightful desserts such as a Selection of Local Cheeses, our Coffee and Walnut Cheesecake and you can never go wrong with Baked Chocolate Fondant.

Luxury group theatre accommodation 

The Shankly room

For elegant décor, high-quality facilities and of course, a comfortable night’s sleep in a deluxe beds, The Shankly is your go-to hotel. While our rooms are also tailored to couples and families, we offer hugely popular group accommodation in our rooms with multiple double beds. a double whirpool Jacuzzi bath and plenty of personal space for getting ready.

At The Shankly, our team aims to bring you a high-quality experience with all the finer details. So, even if your stay is a short one, we’re sure you’ll have a relaxing and memorable time, making your visit to the theatre extra special and stress-free.

If you find yourself craving some snacks following your theatre visit, we also have our much-loved Midnight Munchies menu to tide you over. And there’s no rush back to the hotel. Our late night menu is available until 5am for you to make full use of!

The full Shankly experience 

Bill Shankly

Deeply rooted in Liverpool Football Club’s history, Bill Shankly undeniably remains one of the most influential and iconic figures in the history of the club. While you’re at The Shankly Hotel, you’ll be able to take advantage of our  memorabilia and museum, featuring items that belonged to the football legend himself provided by the Shankly family.

The history intertwined with our hotel makes it an experience in itself. Whether you’re a Shankly fan or looking for a luxury hotel with character, you’ll feel right at home at The Shankly.

To book a table for a pre-theatre meal or an overnight stay near to Liverpool’s theatres, you can speak to one of our helpful team on 0151 909 3643.


Relax this January at The Shankly Hotel

When the Christmas celebrations come to an end, it’s inevitable for the January blues to creep in. So, if you’re falling into that post-Christmas slump, why not make the next month more memorable than miserable at the stunning Shankly Hotel?

Whether you’re looking to book your first stay with us, searching for group accommodation in Liverpool or you’re simply planning your return, we’ve compiled some of the Shankly’s top features so that you can make the most of your next visit from check in to check out.

Luxury rooms and features

What sets us apart form other hotels across the city is our luxury rooms and studios, equipped with high-quality features. Designed to suit both couples and larger groups, rooms and suites at the Shankly include comfortable double beds, whirlpool Jacuzzi baths for calming your mind and of course, free WiFi to enjoy at your leisure.

The décor and design evoke a nostalgic ambience with modern twists, capturing the story of footballing legend Bill Shankly’s life with a sleek and stylish finish.

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Wining and dining at the Bastion

We understand that wining and dining are two of the most important parts of any getaway! That’s why The Bastion Bar & Restaurant offers a unique space for our guests to enjoy a delicious range of food, timeless wines and much-loved cocktails at 2 for £10.

At the Bastion we have something for everyone. Our carefully crafted menus offer a variety of dishes, including our famous Shankly Burger, Homemade Beef Brisket Hash and lighter options including our refreshing Halloumi and Artichoke Salad.

Not forgetting, you can choose from unmissable desserts featuring our Selection of Local Cheeses, tasty Coffee and Walnut Cheescake and dreamy Baked Chocolate Fondant. You’ll leave feeling replenished and ready for a busy day of exploring or a cosy night in.

Bastion Shankly Burger

The theme

Undoubtedly one of the biggest attractions of our hotel is our one of a kind theme. Overnight guests and restaurant visitors can take advantage of the exclusive Bill Shankly memorabilia interwoven thoughtfully around the hotel and restaurant area.

Received from the Shankly family themselves, our memorabilia displays feature Bill Shankly’s original LFC contract, beloved typewriter and even letters from fans. So, if you’re a football fanatic yourself or someone special springs to mind, January is the perfect time for treating yourself or a loved one to an unforgettable break.

Bill Shankly

A dynamic location

While everything you could hope for can be found within our hotel, we know many of our guests enjoy exploring Liverpool’s world famous sights and hidden gems. Located on Victoria Street, we’re right in the centre of the city’s vibrant nightlife, array of shopping areas and restaurants, and we’re even within walking distance from the incomparable Albert Dock.

So whether you fancy hitting Liverpool One’s shops, drinking in independent bars loved by locals, or soaking up some history in The Beatles Museum, we can guarantee that the Shankly is the perfect place to rest your head after an exciting day of adventure.


To make your January memorable, you can book your stay today!