The hotel is a former cotton merchant's mansion which has been tastefully converted into premier boutique accommodation. In March 2004 the establishment underwent a 2 million pound refurbishment that included the addition of the spectacular Conservatory Restaurant. The 41-room air-conditioned hotel houses a lobby with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, cloakroom and lift access. Guests can relax in the bar or make use of the hotel's conference facilities. Room and laundry services are also offered. Complimentary ample parking and free wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.Complimentary parking with ample space and free wireless Internet is available throughout.All rooms feature multi-channel free satellite TV, direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries, 24-hour room service (fees apply) and night porter service, free wireless Internet access, and many other little luxuries to make every guest's stay a special one. The guestrooms' private bathrooms include a shower, bath and hairdryer, while the rooms themselves include a radio, an ironing set, central heating and terrace.
By car: if approaching from the city centre, head to the Roman Catholic Cathedral and turn right at the traffic lights onto Hope Street (Everyman Theatre), then turn left at the traffic lights (Philharmonic Hall); the road bends to the right and turns into Catherine Street. Go straight on at lights onto Princes Road, carry on until reaching the roundabout and then carry straight on (Croxteth Road). Turn right at the traffic lights and straight on at the next set of lights into Sefton Park. Turn right into the park and the hotel is on the right.