staycation in Liverpool

Enjoy a super staycation in Liverpool with The Shankly Hotel

Liverpool is one of the biggest and well known cities in not only the UK, but worldwide! With a prestigious music heritage – hometown of the world famous Beatles – a fantastic plethora of docklands with stunning views and a constant stream of entertainment to consume day and night, you won’t know where to start.

It is little wonder that a staycation in Liverpool is becoming a more and more popular option for people that want to experience the culture of this fine city. Whether you’re from the immediate local area or further afield, you will always find something new and exciting on every visit.

This is why, at The Shankly Hotel, we thought we would give you some ideas to fill your stay, each with our seal of approval! With our hotel being named after the famous manager of Liverpool FC, it’s safe to say we know a thing or two about 2008’s Capital of Culture.

So, let’s find out exactly what you can get up to…

A sightseeing stroll on arrival

Liverpool has many transport links, including Lime Street Station and John Lennon Airport, meaning entry into the city should be easy to negotiate. Once you have arrived and unpacked your bags, there are a wide variety of gorgeous landmarks to check out. These include the famous docklands, with the most prominent being the Albert Dock. Here you will be able to take in the breath-taking scenery Liverpool is lucky enough to provide, all within a stone’s throw of eachother.

If you feel like you’ve missed an attraction on your walk, rest those legs and hop on one of the many sight seeing busses available around the city. That way you’ll be sure you will take in all that this amazing city has to offer.

Fantastic daytime activities to choose from

There are many attractions available in this bustling city, and we’re sure you wouldn’t want to miss out on them! Some of the most popular include trips through history in our selection of museums to learn more about our roots. These include the Merseyside Maritime Museum, Tate Liverpool, the International Slavery Museum and The Beatles Story, perfect to delve into an interesting past and learn a thing or two along the way.

Perhaps you’re a big Everton or Liverpool fan and want to see where the stars ply their trade? Each club offers stadium tours that can complete a trip to remember for any football fanatic. Or do you want to experience some retail therapy and browse through the many shops Liverpool has to offer? Liverpool One is the place to be if you would like to open your purse strings and treat yourself while you’re here.

How about somewhere to eat?

All that sight seeing is bound to make you a little peckish, right? Luckily, Liverpool has a wide range of eateries to choose from, providing all your favourite cuisines. Whether you fancy a spot of light afternoon tea in Liverpool or something a bit more filling, you won’t have to look long for a food stop to take your fancy!

Whether this is Italian, American, English, Chinese, Indian, Thai, Moroccan, Japanese, Nepalese (you get the gist), the wonderful city of Liverpool has you covered. No matter what kind of dish you’re tempted by on the day, there will be a top of the range restaurant ready to welcome you.

Stay at The Shankly Hotel

A staycation in a city as fun filled as Liverpool is pretty tiring business. So, why not top off your staycation in Liverpool by settling in one of the finest and highly rated hotels in the city? The Shankly Hotel will be happy to have you stay with us, completing your action packed trip with the ultimate place to rest your head after a long day and night.

To find the very best Liverpool hotel deals, check out our website for competitive prices. We offer a perfect all around experience, so impressive that you will already be booking your next trip as soon as you leave!

Contact us today

To get in touch with any general enquiries about our hotel, give us a call on 0151 459 3383 and we will gladly give you the assistance you require. You can also drop us an email at with any booking enquiries or book your ideal room now!