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Prince of Wales Hotel Southport

Lord Street, Southport PR8 1JS England
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#19 of 25 hotels in Southport
The Prince of Wales Hotel in Southport is a beautiful reminder of our Victorian Heritage, an elegant building with landscaped gardens. Throughout the reception, lounge area and bedrooms, the decoration has been kept in keeping with the elegant and stylish character of the building. All 154 en-suite bedrooms of the Prince of Wales hotel have been tastefully designed to preserve the Victorian style of this Southport hotel. Many of the rooms overlook Lord Street, the main shopping and entertainment area.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Public wifi
Paid internet
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Wine / champagne
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Hungarian, Polish and 2 more
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Ellielp wrote a review Dec 2020
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The customer service was good, the receptionist who worked there was lovely however the hotel felt like I was in a horror movie... I didn’t have one wink of sleep. Smelt like an old folks home and would definitely not recommend
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
robert c wrote a review Dec 2020
Selby, United Kingdom7 contributions4 helpful votes
For value for money I am giving 5 stars for this no frills hotel. Staff great bed comfy room clean great shower .very conveniently placed for everything you want in Southport. and for 35 pounds it's a bargain
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Irene R wrote a review Dec 2020
Chester, England, United Kingdom8 contributions
I read the latest reviews on here and was surprised at what was was said so really wanted to come on and put a different perspective across. Firstly, as always, you get what you pay for in life. If you want 5 star rooms then pay 5 star prices, this hotel is exceptionally cheap in comparison to many out there and I believe is fantastic value. We had a room for 4 ( 2 adults and 2 children , aged 11 and 12). Our room cost less than a meal out for us all. Personally I felt it was a bargain. We booked last minute as we were going to Pleasureland for a day out at christmas. Plus points This hotel is very close to everything with cheap parking on site ( £6 pounds for 24 hours, most places are ( £16 pounds for 24 hours) This is a short walk ( 4 minutes) to all the main shops ( 10 minutes to pleasure land, splash world and beach ect...) Right outside are a number of restaurants and ice cream parlours ect... Great location for us. We stayed in the princess suite... which has a bedroom with 2 double beds in and a separate living room, also a bathroom. I did put my head through other doors to see smaller rooms and they seem very pleasant also. The rooms were very clean, bed sheets immaculate, very large rooms with high ceilings. We had a tv in both rooms with lots of choice of channels,, including sony movies. The staff were fantastic. Emma and Carley on reception went out of their way to make us feel welcomed and communicated with us regularly via the hotels messenger to cater for our needs. The hotel is old with creaky floors , an old smell and could do with a bit of a Sprouse , it does have the old feel about it regarding decor but I appreciate this and seen the beauty in it. It is not modern and shiney but we actually loved this, it was like going back in time to blackpool. It has a very grand feeling to it with the large stairs and corridors with beautiful high ceilings. ( my son and daughter thought it was similar to the witches hotel from the film) We will definitely be going back again. Great value for money. All I can say, is any trip away is what you make it! you can see, find the bad or look for the good. Life is what you make it. If your looking for a cheap stay and great location then this is great, if your expecting the ritz then go pay those prices. Thank you to the prince of wales hotel for a fantastic stay! We are very grateful for your effort and warm welcome. we will most definitely be back again in the summer and look forward to booking a suite with you again. The only downside was outside people had been smoking and left cigarette buts on the floor which doesn't do the main entrance any favours, however this is more a reflection on people as their is a place to put rubbish and fag ends... only suggestion for the hotel would be to maybe put more bins out there so people can find them easier x
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Date of stay: December 2020
Room Tip: The suites are much larger rooms and great value.
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paul b wrote a review Dec 2020
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This place for 35 quid is ok I guess, the staff are courteous and polite but clearly flogging a dead horse. It's run down and I'm pretty sure housing foreign nationals and I seriously DO NOT LIKE paying for car parks in the hotel grounds ive already paid for but the whole lot of em are at it not just these blighters and £6 despite being an absolute pee take is reasonable. Its worth a punt as a last resort
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
Hotdog wrote a review Dec 2020
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What a shame that this hotel is now beyond paying guests The smell of stale cigarettes starts at the door .we checked in for two nights and stayed 3hours ( way too long) the staff try so hard but alas a miracle would be needed.other reviews have mentioned the shining and I have to agree.we were given a full refund before we left. I have to say if I had seen the police presence who seem to be regulars there,checking on the clientele staying on the 1st floor due to COVID,I wouldn’t have parted with my money in the 1st place. The receptionist was lovely and tried her best to offer another room sadly they went from bad to worse we managed to find the another hotel ( the fabulous Bliss hotel on the front) so our weekend wasn’t totally ruined . Avoid at all costs.
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Date of stay: December 2020
US$43 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Prince of Wales Hotel Southport
Which popular attractions are close to Prince of Wales Hotel Southport?
Nearby attractions include Rotten Row (0.4 km), Model Railway Village (0.3 km), and The Atkinson (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Prince of Wales Hotel Southport?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Prince of Wales Hotel Southport?
Top room amenities include a desk, a seating area, and a sofa bed.
What food & drink options are available at Prince of Wales Hotel Southport?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Prince of Wales Hotel Southport?
Yes, paid public parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Prince of Wales Hotel Southport?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kalash Divine Indian, Le Boulevard, and Hideaway.
Is Prince of Wales Hotel Southport located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Southport.
Are pets allowed at Prince of Wales Hotel Southport?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Prince of Wales Hotel Southport offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Prince of Wales Hotel Southport?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, Polish, Romanian, Hungarian, and Slovak.
Are there any historical sites close to Prince of Wales Hotel Southport?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Meols Hall (3.5 km).