Our guide to where to stay in and around Liverpool . . .
3 Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool, L1 8LW, 0151 7084200
Situated in the heart of the city centre, the Hilton Liverpool is 20 minutes from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, 45 minutes from Manchester International Airport and less than a mile from Liverpool Lime Street.
40 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 4LN, 0151 7025100
A four-star hotel, the Novotel is located in Liverpool city centre and has 209 rooms, each with wireless internet and satellite TV.
1 Queen Square, Liverpool, L1 1RH
Set in the art and cultural district, the Marriott is within walking distance of Liverpool Lime Street station and overlooks the vibrant Queen Square.
31 Kell Wharf, Liverpool, L3 4FN, 0151 244 3888
Close to the Albert Dock, the Jurys Inn, which has 310 standard rooms, is minutes from Liverpool's shops and Beatles attractions.
Heywood House Hotel
11 Fenwick Street, L2 7LS, 0151 224 1444
Liverpool's oldest bank building, Heywood House is the "UK's first and only 'budgetique' product" on the market.
29 Seel Street, Liverpool, L1 4AU 0151 705 2626
A smart, boutique hotel, close to Liverpool city centre, Base2stay has a mini kitchen in every room, along with free wireless internet.
Days Inn, James Street, Liverpool, L2 7PQ, 0151 203 1910
Due to open on April 1 2011, the Days Inn Liverpool has 154 stylish rooms and is within walking distance of the Albert Dock.