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Waterford Hotel
Ranked #7 of 22 Hotels in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Just spent 3 days at the Waterford as a base for visiting family. We have travelled extensively and stayed in a lot of B and B's. The Waterford is easily the best we have encountered. Hosts Trina and Paul couldn't do enough for us - from helping with our bags to providing a lovely afternoon tea while we settled in. Our room was spacious and very well appointed and the breakfasts were to die for. We highly recommend the Waterford, no wonder it gets a lot of repeat business.

Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
1  Thank Mickrym
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

No wonder the general reviews are good. From the moment we arrived Paul was attentive and helpful - carry bags, help with local knowledge, dinner reservations etc. The rooms were clean and functional with wi fi that worked. The bar service was friendly and relaxing and breakfast superb - great black pudding!! Thank you so much for such a pleasant stay.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

Our second stay - on both occasions for the wonderful Southport Flower Show. A great welcome, high standards, a roomy lake/sea view room, and exceptional breakfasts in a very pleasant breakfast room. Well placed for all of the Southport attractions.
Easy to recommend this place.

Room Tip: Personally I would pay the extra for the lake/sea view rooms.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank cityhopper7_9
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Having recently returned from a summer break in Southport, I would again wish to write a review. How lovely for us - my husband and I - to arrive again this year to spend a holiday with Paul & Trina Meyler at their guesthouse which occupies a perfect position near the Marine Lake.

This is our fifth vacation at The Waterford and each year we are so happy to be back. From the moment we arrive to be greeted by the warm welcome of Paul & Trina with tea and cakes, until our reluctant departure some 10 days later, they always make us so cared about as guests, that it is like “coming home”. Just nothing is too much trouble for these kind hosts.

Everything is spotless and the whole guesthouse most tastefully decorated. The bedrooms are very comfortable (as are the beds!!) and a lovely courtesy tray of tea coffee & hot chocolate with tasty biscuits to wake to or to enjoy when back from a great but tiring day!! is so welcome.

Oh and I haven’t mentioned the breakfasts!! A very wide choice - full English, omelettes, smoked salmon & scrambled egg amongst others, fruit, cereal etc etc all so delicious and presented in Trina's attractive and unusual way with little sprigs of herbs or a small flower on the plate. Paul ready for a little chat as we choose, and always ready to offer advice as to places to visit. or things to do - he is a fount of knowledge. Lovely dining room.

I could go on for a lot longer, but I trust I have given the flavour to make one wish to stay at this superb guesthouse. Once experienced, I’m sure you will wish to come back again and again (like us!!)

I should say too that when I was unwell during our stay last year, the concern and care from both Paul and Trina was second to none. Wonderful.

It really was so good to see this charming family once again and catch up with all our 'doings' over the past year.
beryn026

Room Tip: Hard to say really. The two large rooms overlooking the marine lake are splendid, but we have staye...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank beryn026
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

We picked the Waterford for our weekend stay as we were in Southport to watch the seniors golf open championship and we are so glad that we did.
The level of service was second to none and that little bit extra like the coffee or tea and cake on arrival made you feel so welcome.
The breakfast was probably the best I have ever had, bedrooms spotlessly clean and comfy.
I would highly recommend the Waterford to anyone looking for a comfortable stay in Southport.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank Clive P
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

We have just returned from yet another long weekend at the Waterford. We have been visiting this gem of a hotel for many years now, sometimes twice a year. The standards have been maintained over the years and indeed have improved in many areas. Paul and Trina have become like friends over the years but have maintained the balance between friendship and professionalism. We have stayed at some of the hotels run by some of the 'chains' - the difference is incredible - we just wish that Paul and Trina would open hotels in areas that we regularly visit. We endorse all the other positive and positively glowing comments by other guests.

Room Tip: The lake view rooms are worth the extra cost.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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4  Thank Alex D
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

The level of service and the little touches, like tea and coffee with a wide choice of nibbles in the room. The comfortable decor in the rooms. The wide choice for breakfast. The whole place was very clean. I would be very happy to recommend this hotel to any of my friends.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank muckyvonclucky
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Additional Information about Waterford Hotel

Address: 37 Leicester Street, Southport PR9 0EX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Merseyside > Southport
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Southport
#4 Business Hotel in Southport
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elegant Victorian villa. Open aspect with stunning Lake views. Free off road parking. Free fast wifi. Professionally run by chef proprietor. Multiple award winning. Not available to book online. Sorry no children or pets. Please ring us to discuss your requirements. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Waterford Hotel Southport

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