Enjoy Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel

The most exciting weekend in Liverpool’s sporting calendar is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited to join in the fun and get the bets in for the Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel.

We’ve got a whole host of exciting events set up for those of you that are partial to enjoying the biggest horse races of the year. If you’re lucky enough to be heading to Aintree, there’s still time to take advantage of some of our incredible Grand National Day offers like champagne and breakfast packages. For those of us who have to miss out on heading to Aintree, we don’t have to settle for watching in our living room!

For Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel, we’ve put together some incredible experiences in the hotel, so you don’t miss out on any fun. Consider the alternatives and watch the action live from the comfort of The Shankly Hotel.

Skip Out on the Crowds

The Grand National at Aintree is undoubtedly the biggest event in Liverpool’s sporting calendar, and with good reason! The atmosphere in Liverpool changes as everyone gets dolled up to the nines and embarks on a journey to the legendary racecourse.

With thousands of tickets up for grabs for the weekend, people flock from all over the country to be a part of the highlight of the racing year. Of course, with so many people descending on Liverpool, the crowds in town, the crush to get a train and the hours of queuing for entry, drinks, food and totes, can all get a bit too much.

Wave goodbye to waiting this Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel, with special events to make sure your experience of the Grand National is a relaxing, yet still exciting one.

Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel

grand national weekend at the shankly hotel

We’ve got two great food and drink offers for the big day, giving you everything you need to enjoy the races, without the hassle of standing in the impending rain.

Head to The Bastion Bar and Restaurant on the ground floor of The Shankly Hotel for a one of a kind Grand National Lunch. Watch the action live in the heart of the city on one of the ten large screen TVs in the incredible restaurant lounge with a welcoming tray of delicious cocktails.

There will even be lunch provided by our talented chefs and the opportunity to book drinks packages for your table to save you trips to the bar.

Or go all out with the National All Dayer this Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel. Get dressed to the nines in your finest races outfit and head up to the Garden of Eden, our stunning rooftop venue, which boasts unparalleled views of the city.

grand national weekend at the shankly hotel

Oozing with sophistication that emphasizes Grand National Glam, you’ll 3enjoy a splendid afternoon tea and fizz on arrival, and of course, professional TOTES on site to take care of all your betting needs.

There’s no need to cram onto a train to return to town for the afterparty – you’re already there! Once the last race is run, you’ll only be a few minutes walk away from Liverpool’s incredible nightlife, which always gets turned up a notch on Grand National Weekend.

Book Your Grand National Experience Now

Get in touch with our team to book your Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel by calling 0151 601 8801 or emailing info@signatureliving.co.uk.

We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Unmissable Offers for Grand National Weekend at The Shankly

Expected to book up fast, there’s a race for our fantastic Grand National weekend offers this year at the Shankly Hotel Liverpool!

The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse is one of the biggest and boldest events of the year, and we certainly don’t take it lightly.

To make sure no glamorous curly blows go to waste, we’ve designed and perfected our Grand National weekend offers to ensure that your experience is the one you were hoping for. From champagne breakfast to an overnight stay in one of our luxury Shankly rooms, there’s plenty on offer for you to choose from.

Champagne and Breakfast Packages

Grand national open day Champagne Breakfast (£19.95 per person)

The Shankly’s very own Bastion Bar & Restaurant invites you to start the races in style where you and your party can indulge in a delicious champagne breakfast before heading to Aintree Racecourse. The perfect start to Grand National weekend at The Shankly Hotel.

Ladies day and Grand National day Champagne Breakfast including travel to and from the races (£39.95 per person)

For these two spectacular race days, The Shankly Hotel will be providing transport to and from Aintree as well as a delicious breakfast brunch in The Bastion. With a glass of champagne in hand, our guests start a hassle-free trip to the races and back like true VIP’s.

Overnight packages


And They’re Off…(£240 per person)

At the Shankly Hotel, we offer luxury accommodation right in the heart of Liverpool city centre. Our Bill Shankly-themed hotel is undoubtedly one of the best in the city, with high qualities facilities and spectacular customer service.

Book your two-night stay for Grand National weekend and enjoy a champagne breakfast each morning to get you ready for a first class day ahead.

The Shankly Hotel is located near to public transport making your journey to and from Aintree much simpler, plus you’ll be able to enjoy all the post races fun in Liverpool’s best nightlife venues near the hotel too.

The Ultimate Grand National Weekender (£360 per person)

Go all in for Grand National weekend 2018 with our amazing all-inclusive package.

Enjoy a three-night stay in luxurious city centre accommodation, champagne breakfast each day of your stay and an evening meal in The Bastion Bar and Restaurant after all the racing action.

We’ll even help you get a head start in planning our your betting with a complimentary race card included as part of your booking.

Experience all the excitement of Grand National weekend at The Shankly Hotel with our Ultimate Grand National Weekender offer.

Not going to Aintree?

If you haven’t planned on visiting Aintree this Grand National weekend, why not consider the alternatives and watch the action live from the comfort of The Shankly Hotel.

There’s nothing like basking in the atmosphere of Grand National weekend in the heart of the city centre and our race day packages will help you do just that.

Grand National Races Lunch (£39.95 per person)

Get your tables booked for the best races lunch in Liverpool at The Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

You and your party can watch all the live action in the heart of the city from any one of the 10 large screen TV’s and enjoy a welcoming tray of delicious cocktails.

Lunch will also be provided and you can even book drinks packages for your table to save you trips to the bar.

National All-Dayer 13th & 14th (£69 per person)

Get yourself all dolled up for a day at the races, but instead of taking on the crowds at Aintree enjoy the Grand National weekend in sophisticated style from the stunning rooftop events venue the Garden of Eden.

Sit down to enjoy a magnificent afternoon tea and fizz on arrival, plus the chance to bet face to face with our TOTES on site. When all the racing is over and before you make your way out into town to spend your winnings, enjoy a delicious evening meal, the perfect end to our fabulous National All-Dayer.

Don’t miss out on your chance to enjoy the most exciting event of the year and book your group a table in the Garden of Eden for Grand National weekend at The Shankly Hotel.

To book Grand National weekend accommodation or one of our Grand National weekend offers simply call our team on 0151 601 8801 or  email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

Grand National Weekend Highlights at Eden

At the Shankly Hotel in Liverpool, we offered a variety of amazing Grand National packages this year.  And it’s no surprise that one of our most popular deals was the fabulous VIP Rooftop Races package!

Grand National weekend 2017 saw a dazzling few days at our stunning Eden venue.

Guests were able to catch all the action over Friday and Saturday, enjoying live coverage on our big screens and making the most of our wonderful outdoor terrace.

Soaking Up the Sun

Overlooking the most famous landmarks in Liverpool, our Garden of Eden terrace proved the perfect spot for a sunny Grand National weekend.

Guests enjoyed catching the rays while sipping away on glasses of bubbly and beers.

We captured some of the best moments from the day and thought you’d like to see!

Our lovely guests made the most of the sun!

The perfect backdrop on a sunny day…

Watching the Races in Action

We brought the atmosphere of the Grand National to the Shankly this year. Guests showcased the best of their wardrobe to see the races brought to life on our large screens.

Attendees were also able to use our interactive tablets to place bets throughout the day, making it all the more fun and building excitement.

The lovely ladies attending the weekend certainly dressed to impress from head to toe. We saw an array of stunning dresses and gorgeous make up showcasing true Liverpool style.

Ladies who lunched at Eden dressed to impress!

Hire the Garden of Eden

Our Garden of Eden space is available to hire, making your special occasions all the more magical.

The most scenic outdoor Liverpool wedding venue, our enchanting Eden room and garden terrace are situated on the top floor of the Shankly Hotel itself.

Offering the most breathtaking views of Liverpool, you’ll have the ultimate photo backdrop, helping you to capture the most memorable moments in style.

Stay at the Shankly Hotel

The Shankly Hotel is a luxury hotel in Liverpool city centre. Located within the heart of Liverpool’s shopping and nightlife scene, guests will find everything they could wish for right on their doorstep.

From Liverpool’s leading high street brands to the best night clubs in Liverpool, you’ll certainly be spoilt for choice! Our Bill Shankly-themed hotel offers guests a unique experience of staying in the city. Guests can make the most of our Bill Shankly memorabilia featured within individual rooms and throughout the rest of the hotel.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant offers a diverse menu of heavenly dishes and handcrafted cocktails poured to perfection.

A favourite for birthday and anniversary meals in Liverpool, the Bastion serves a wide range of hearty dishes, thoughtfully created by our talented team of chefs. The Bastion is the ultimate Liverpool restaurant to indulge in fantastic meals with family and friends.

Make sure you look out for our unmissable offers throughout the rest of the year! We hope to see you soon at the Shankly Hotel. 



How to Get to Aintree Races 2017 (On Time!)

With the races coming up on 8th April 2017, you may be worrying about the upcoming train strike…but the good news is, you don’t need to fret. If you’re stuck for Grand National transport, look no further than our Grand National deals.

The Guardian reported:

“Many people travel to the Grand National at Aintree in Liverpool by train, so any disruption to Merseyrail services will hit those going to the biggest horse race in the world.”

At the Shankly Hotel in Liverpool, we’re offering a range of Grand National packages to ensure that you arrive to the races on time, and in style. If you’ve travelled to the races by train in previous years, we can guarantee your experience with us will be one to remember!

Champagne Breakfast with Travel


Get whisked away to Aintree Racecourse, following a delicious champagne breakfast in our fabulous Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

You can wave goodbye to feeling cramped on the train and waiting around for taxis! With this dazzling deal designed for your enjoyment, you can trust our team to ease your worries and ensure that you don’t miss a thing.

Full Day Package with Travel


Fancy treating yourself to something special? To ensure that the day runs smoothly with a touch of sparkle, look no further than our amazing Full Day package. We’ll be doing the organising from start to finish.

In the early hours of the day, you can sit back and relax as you enjoy a champagne breakfast with your nearest and dearest, the perfect chance to snap some photos before the big event. Following breakfast, we’ll whisk your group away to Aintree Racecourse.

And the fun doesn’t stop there. Upon your return, you’ll be invited to tuck into a luxury 3-course meal, enjoy a ½ bottle of wine and make the most of our dazzling live entertainment. We can’t think of many better ways to finish off the day!

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant is located within Liverpool’s stunning Shankly Hotel. With its stylish interior and diverse menus, you can’t go wrong with a luxury meal at the Bastion. In keeping with the hotel’s Bill Shankly theme, you can admire the array of Bill Shankly memorabilia around the restaurant area itself. There simply isn’t a better restaurant venue for LFC fans!

The Bastion’s impressive menus include hearty dishes that are bound to prevent the hangover. With options ranging from Chargrilled Lamb Rump, The Famous Shankly Burger, Beer Battered Fish and Chips and our refreshing Halloumi and Artichoke Salad, we’re sure you’ll be left feeling restored and replenished after a busy day out.

And for those who intend to stay out all night, our drinks menu is certain to hit the spot. Offering a range of wines, champagne and 2 for £10 cocktails, you’ll be ready to hit the town in no time.

To book your perfect Grand National package, simply give our friendly team a call on 0151 601 5834. Alternatively, you can contact our team online and they’ll be happy to help!