The 13th International Conference on Electronic Commerce
3-5th August 2011, Liverpool, UK

Hotels, Accommodation and Rates

There are a large number of hotels across the city, including a number of serviced apartments, Bed and Breakfasts, and Hostels.  Agreements already exist with several hotels in the area, offering discounted rooms.  The hotels listed below will be offered to delegates, with conference rates agreed, and all are within a few minutes walking distance from the conference venue.  However, many other hotels can be found by using various accommodation websites, or using brokers such as Expotel.

Main Accommodation - The LIner at Liverpool

Estimated Cost per delegate: £ 56 (single room) - £70 (double room)

The Liner Hotel Liverpool is situated in the heart of Liverpool City Centre within walking distance of Liverpool Lime Street Station and all major City attractions such as St Georges Hall, Walker Art Gallery, Empire Theatre and Liverpool One Shopping district. Fully renovated in 2007, The Liner offers an undeniably impressive product design representing all the authentic hallmarks of an Ocean going Liner. Suitable for business or leisure, The Liner offers 152 Cabins with in room facilities such as digital flatscreen TV, direct dial telephone, digital mini-bar, 24hr room service and complimentary WIFI.

A variety of dining options are available at The Liner and include Seven Seas Brasserie, offering a choice of breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Guests can enjoy the unrivalled hot & cold breakfast buffet in the Atlantic Room or choose from the Bar menu in the tropical atmosphere of the Castaway Bar. Al Fresco dining is also available on the Deck Terrace situated at the front of the Hotel.  24hr car parking, morning newspaper and WIFI access is complimentary for all Guests of The Liner Hotel.

Exclusive Accommodation  - Hope Street Hotel

Estimated Cost per delegate: £110 (single room)

Voted by Conde Nast Traveller as one of the ‘World's 50 Coolest Hotels’, Hope Street Hotel was built and designed by an independent Liverpool team. Renovated from the shell of a Venetian style warehouse in Liverpool’s fashionable Georgian district, the hotel is set between the city's two cathedrals; surrounded by its universities, theatres and concert hall.

Hope Street Hotel has 89 rooms (9 of them suites) with stunning views over the city. The style is contemporary and modern but with a natural, organic feel. The simplicity of the design emphasises the original Victorian pitch pine beams, brick and iron work and was described by The Sunday Times’ Walter F Stowy as ‘Isambard Kingdom Brunel meets Carrie Bradshaw’. Every room has real wood floors (with under floor heating), beds draped in Egyptian cotton, REN toiletries, a DVD player and un-metered broadband access.

Chef Patron Paul Askew has created one of the city's leading restaurants, The London Carriage Works has enjoyed universal praise - the Harden’s Guide naming it one of the top 10 restaurants outside London.

Alternative Accommodation - The Feathers

Estimated Cost per delegate: £ 40-60

Located in the heart of the City The Feathers Hotel, Liverpool offers comfortable accommodation in a warm and friendly atmosphere, all complimented with first class service where nothing is too much trouble for our guests! We offer a range of accommodation to suit your every need. Enjoy the facilities at the hotel along with our fantastic breakfast service served in our restaurant. The 'Feathers' Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.

Located in the heart of the City Adjacent, to the Cathedrals, Universities, shops and nightlife. This previous winner of the "Merseyside Hotel of the Year" award offers a wide range of quality bedrooms to suit your budget. Comfortable bar & great value restaurant offering 24hr, friendly service.  Complementary broadband Internet use for all guests.

Alternative Accommodation - Holiday Inn Liverpool

Estimated Cost per delegate: £ 70-90

The Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre is Liverpool’s most centrally located hotel, situated directly opposite Lime Street Main Line train station for easy access into the city by train and if travelling by road, the hotel can be found by following signs to Lime Street Main station, discounted car parking is adjoining the hotel.  The 139 Bedrooms all have en-suite facilities, air-conditioning, HSIA and pay to view movies. There is a mixture of twin bedded and double rooms to accommodate families of up to 2 adults and 2 children. The Presidential Suite with a lounge area, separate dinning/kitchen and Jacuzzi bathroom is on the 9th floor with views across the city.

The hotels bar and restaurant has stunning views of the city's greatest architectural wonders including St George's Hall, Museum of Liverpool and Lever Art Gallery. The hotels central position is a great base for visitors to the Liverpool Empire, Playhous,Everyman Theatre, Liverpools Universities, Arena & Convention Centre Liverpool.

The Hotel has won various awards including, Best Newcomer 2001, Torchbearer Award 2003 and The Quality Excellence Award 2002 & 2004.