Where to Stay near Liverpool Ferry Port ?
The Port of Liverpool is well connected with Dublin Port in Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the rest of the country by offering several crossings each day. The port features numerous terminals such as P&O Ferries Terminal, Isle of Man Steam Packet from Liverpool Landing Stage Terminal, and 12 Quays Terminal in Birkenhead.
The best hotels to consider are the ones in Liverpool city centre close to Pier Head or in Birkenhead when taking a Stena Line ferry.
Here are some of the best options:
– The Riverhill is a privately-owned hotel where you are always assured of a warm welcome. It is built on lush green grounds in a quiet residential area, as well as connected to public transport for you to easily reach Liverpool city center. It is also just five minutes away from to the Birkenhead Tunnel. All rooms have en-suite facilities, are decorated and furnished in the highest standards. The in-house restaurant is very popular and updates its menus regularly. So guests can expect to choose from a wide variety of freshly cooked meals.
– Conveniently located, next to the iconic Royal Liver Building and near to River Mersey, this award-winning hotel offers guests world-class service. It is just 0.8 miles from the renowned Albert Dock. Since its construction in 1998, the Crowne Plaza hotel has clean, modern rooms and feature numerous leisure facilities for you to have a relaxing, pleasant stay. The staff is professional and very friendly. The restaurant here serves a wide range of modern and international dishes in a serene atmosphere.
– Located 0.31 miles from Liverpool Shopping Centre and 15 minutes away from Lime Street Railway Station Days Inn Liverpool is a getaway to major Liverpool’s attractions. This affordable hotel features 154 modern, spacious bedrooms. The restaurant at Days Inn Liverpool opens 24 hours and serves traditional British cuisine, which you can sample as you view River Mersey. The bar offers drinks and light snacks. Full English, continental, meals are available every day, making this hotel the ideal accommodation for travelers interested in British culture, history, and cuisine.
What are Liverpool Ferry Terminals ?
1. P&O Ferries terminal: This terminal operates from Gladstone docks in Liverpool Freeport, and it’s used by P&O Ferries Company. The ferries leave from this terminal for Dublin, Irelands’ capital city, connecting the two stunning cities. The terminal is used for both passenger and vehicle transportation.
2. Isle of Man Steam Packet from Liverpool Landing Stage Terminal: this terminal is used by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, which operates fast ferry crossing from the Landing Stage terminal near the Pier Head to Douglas, Isle of Man. The terminal is used for both passenger and cargo transportation.
3. 12 Quays Terminal in Birkenhead: This terminal is used by the Stena Line ferry services. It offers connections from Birkenhead to Belfast Northern Ireland.
How to get to Liverpool ferry port ?
You can get to Liverpool Ferry Port by either car, train, or bus. By car, follow A565 from Liverpool City Center and head towards Bootle. Then follow the sign Liverpool Free port. If driving from other sections in Liverpool, use route M57 or route M58 and follow the signs written “All Docks” on route A5036. Continue driving on A5036 for approximately two miles until you reach the roundabout joining to a flyover and follow signs for written Crosby/Liverpool Freeport.
Frequent express trains depart from London’s Euston Station for Liverpool. There are also regular train services from Manchester, which is just a 45-minute ride away. Once at Liverpool city center, take a train at Liverpool Lime Street station and arrive at the Landing Stage (for ferries to the Isle of Man).
If you prefer traveling by bus to reach Liverpool ferry port. Board a bus at Norton Street Bus or Coach Station to arrive at Liverpool Lime Street Railway Station. The travel time by bus is at least 60 minutes.