Have you ever had so many people recommend a hotel to you that you just have to stay there? That’s what happened with us and The Titanic Hotel in Liverpool. So many of our friends had stayed there and raved about how cool it was that it’s been on my list for a while and you can see why it’s a firm favourite right from the off. Situated right on the docks, The Titanic Hotel is unlike any I’ve stayed in before for character and sheer size – you could play football in the rooms and it certainly knows it has street cred.
We parked up outside (free and private) before heading up to our room for the night. The hallways are huge just like the rooms on either side – it’s such an impressive building. When we arrived Joe had arranged a stunning bouquet for me in the room which came from a local florist – they were beautiful. Extras can be ordered before you arrive to make your stay extra special and ours certainly was. The bed was big and incredibly comfy. Sink into pillows, luxurious bedding and a great mattress – 10/10 for the night’s sleep we got on this.
First stop for me was the big bath with some bubbles of the foam and champagne variety! There was no mini bar in the room which was a shame but we called room service who brought up an ice bucket within minutes for our champers without any hassle. Not all rooms have a bath and shower but we got lucky in this case – you can’t beat a soak in the tub with a good book and even better glass of fizz before a night out. The products were lovely as were the robes and big fluffy towels. Very cool indeed.
The only thing that let our room down was the lack of light! Apart from the huge window at the end of your room and a couple of bedside table lamps you’re pretty much left in the dark when the sun goes down. I assume it must be for building reg reasons that they’re not allowed to illuminate the huge ceilings but it does make for quite a dusky feel as the evening draws out if you fancied reading in the lounge area before heading out. I also noticed there wasn’t a great place to sit and dry/curl my hair next to a plug…I ended up sitting on the floor beside the full length mirror!
The restaurant and bar areas are also painfully cool and the staff so accommodating. The cocktails were great and the bar staff know their stuff, there’s also sometimes live entertainment that plays out in the rum bar which would be a lovely place to sit with a few pre-dinner drinks. We were booked into the restaurant after also hearing great things but as it was a bank holiday we were given a set menu. If I’m honest my food was a little uninspiring but Joe’s choices were a lot tastier. I’d love to go back and see what the real menu has in store.
The Titanic also has a top quality spa which sadly we couldn’t get into during our stay – next time. We really enjoyed our night at The Titanic Hotel and it’s clear why it’s reputation precedes it, what an impressive building and great service with a prime location to boot. We’d certainly visit again for a relaxing couples weekend away – just bring a spare lamp or too after after dark!
You can find out more about The Titanic Hotel and book a room on their website HERE.
Have you stayed at The Titanic Hotel Liverpool before?