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The Dolby Hotel Liverpool
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   36-42 Chaloner Street | Queens dock, Liverpool L3 4DE, England   |  
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Ranked #41 of 100 hotels in Liverpool
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“Great hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Stayed here for 1 night. Booked as we were attending a concert at the Echo area.... location was great for this, literally a 5 minute walk. Nice location, overlooking the docks. Plenty of parking outside the hotel.

Room basic, ours had a double bed with a bunk bed above. Coffee maker, tv etc. Bathroom was small but for 1 night cannot complain. We had a peaceful nights sleep and didnt hear any noise.

We also used the hotel restaurant, food was lovely and very reasonably priced. We found the staff in the hotel to all be very friendly and helpful.

Would recommend.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Comber, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Stayed here for two nights with two friends, had a fantasic stay with no problems at all. Staff are very helpful and friendly. This was our first time staying in liverpool on our own and i am pleased to say this hotel helped us in everyway possible. From extra pillows to maps and ordering taxis. We would all highly recomend this hotel for stays of any length!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Dolby was clean, comfortable and the staff very friendly. It was great value for money. It was not a luxury hotel so go expecting basic. They try to cater for everything that is essential. Shower very small though and it was difficult to shower. They also have quite a nice restaurant even though the menu again was basic.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights for a family reunion, and we all enjoyed our stay, the staff were very friendly, nothing too much trouble, even going out in the snow looking for taxis!.The room very clean, Cannot fault this hotel and we will be staying here in again when we go up to Liverpool.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nites and thoroughly enjoyed it....no problems at all...the dolby hotel has everything you want...lovely restaurant......lovely and efficient staff....nice....clean...comftable rooms...and only 10min walk into town.
I will definetly stay here again

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Stayed at this hotel on business for 1 night in January 2013. Initial appearances are good, reception staff being friendly & the bar looking very smart.

Once into the room however everything changed, the rooms are small & cramped (even for 1 person). The bathroom is simply a pod plonked in the corner with the smallest shower ever which has its water feed directly overhead which makes washing hair effectively difficult to say the least/

To describe the mattress & pillows I can can only compare them to the thickness of credit cards. There were no river view rooms left so I was given one directly over reception which meant not only could you hear everything downstairs but everytime someone went outside for a cigerettte (which some did in the early hours of the morning) you could hear everything.

In addition to this the other guests found it acceptable to slam doors at 3 am which doesnt make for a happy bunny who has meetings all day & then a 150 mile drive home.

Ate in the evening in the restaurant which to be fair serves pub food & not very good pub food at that.

There are better places to stay for a similar price. Extremely disappointed.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Braunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Stayed many times last year and intend to spend more this.Very basic comfortable clean room.
En-suite 'pod' a bit snug but all toiletries replaced daily as required.Additional complimentary
beverages are supplied as and when you require them as well as being refreshed each day when the room is cleaned.Great bar/dining area with good layout.Very good base to see all that
Liverpool as to offer.Short walk to Albert Dock and Liverpool 1.Well run hotel,EXCELLENT STAFF.

Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Dolby Hotel Liverpool

Address: 36-42 Chaloner Street | Queens dock, Liverpool L3 4DE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Merseyside > Liverpool
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#24 Family Hotel in Liverpool
#27 Business Hotel in Liverpool
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Dolby Hotel Liverpool 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you are looking for an inexpensive hotel in Liverpool city centre then look no further. The Dolby Hotel Liverpool is situated on the waterfront in Liverpool’s city centre, giving you cheap hotel accommodation within reach of all the city’s major attractions.We offer free wi-fi and free parking to all our guests.If you are visiting Liverpool, and looking for a hotel that is less than a 10 minute walk from the city centre, Liverpool One, The Albert dock, and Liverpool’s Echo Arena & BT convention centre and that is quite close to Anfield and Goodison football stadiums and all Liverpool premier clubs and cafes, then you’ve found the perfect hotel.Whether your visit is for business, leisure or you are just here to watch your favourite team play, the Dolby Hotel Liverpool is the perfect place to stay. ... more   less 
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