The Shankly Hotel offers so much more than luxury accommodation – it is an experience. Enjoy rooms inspired by one of the most iconic sporting figures in the world. Comprising of 83 luxurious rooms and suites, it’s the ideal destination for those looking for a stylish, comfortable and flexible hotel in Liverpool. No other hotel offers such a unique insight into the life and career of Bill Shankly.
Each room is inspired by the legendary manager’s illustrious football career, and offers iconic quotes, relaxing beds and a luxurious bathroom, we guarantee an unforgettable stay at our hotel in Liverpool.
“Aim for the sky and you’ll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you’ll stay on the floor.”
– Bill Shankly
The Shankly Hotel has aimed for the sky – creating the ultimate hotel experience in Liverpool. Our comfortable, sleek and stylish rooms and suites span over 2.5 times an average hotel room. As standard, rooms include a double whirlpool bath, 5o inch plasma TV, free WiFi and air conditioning.
To really make the most of your stay at The Shankly Hotel, you can book a table at The Shankly Hotel, which celebrates Bill Shankly’s life. Experience delicious dishes surrounded by amazing memorabilia from the Shankly family’s private collection.
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My dad is a builder (now retired) and over the years he worked with all kinds of contractors in and around the Liverpool area. At one stage some of the lads my dad worked alongside bought a racehorse & got in touch with the club to ask if Mr Shankly would have any objection to them naming the horse after him.
They were surprised when Shanks himself rang one of the lads back, invited them down to the club & described them wanting to name the racehorse after him as ‘the greatest honour of his life!’ Shanks was really enthusiastic & asked the lads to let him know when the horse was due to run for the first time & keep him in touch with its progress.
By the time the horse was ready to run it had become clear it wasn’t very good so they didn’t get in touch with Shanks. The horse finished unplaced on its debut & went on to run up a string of duck eggs.
Sometime later one of the lads went to a book signing session; Shanks recognised him & said, ‘How’s our horse getting on son?’
The lad apologised for not getting in touch & explained that the horse had run up a sequence of form that resembled a pearl necklace.
Shanks’ response was epic, he said; “Would it help if I came & spoke to him son?”
I always thought it was typical of the great man that he believed he could get the horse to show improved form simply by talking to it!