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Britannia Prince of Wales - Southport

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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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Free Internet
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Paid Internet
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Banquet Room
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Historic Hotel
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
276Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
64Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Although I didn't stay overnight (I hired a function room for a valuation event) it was clear from the outset that the POW hotel in Southport was once a great establishment that was now showing its age. But in a good way. The exterior put me in mind of Sunshine Desserts, the wo
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This hotel has got to be the worst hotel we’ve ever stayed in, we stayed there for the air show in the summer, when we got to our room the heat was unbearable and the window only opened about 2 inches. We asked reception for a fan but they didn’t have one, our only hope was that
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Went here on a coach trip .our room was on the second floor and as far away from the lift as was possible,so we had a hike every time we left our room . The hotel was really warm so couldn't fault that .The room was a decent size but very run down with miss matched furniture , th
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I worked at the Prince of Wales in the 1980s and although a beautiful building it now requires a huge amount of money spending on the place. Reception fabulous , room, tired, very clean. Central location.
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Once again we decided to stay at the Prince of Wales as part of the Southport Royal Signals annual Christmas dinner. We stayed in our usual room on the lower ground floor. Whilst these rooms don't have a view of Lord Street, we don't mind as we live locally. We like the rooms as
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How many stars has kitchen
I would give the breakfast a 2 star as it was the only let down to be honest...things may have changed by now but from the buffet we had I would say a 4.5 star...hope this helps
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Are there ironing boards /irons in the rooms.
Didn't notice.
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Do you have the room cleaning service everyday?
Thankfully only stayed one night don’t know how people could stay longer than that
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Do you have the room cleaning service everyday?
Yes they do
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Latest headlines about your hotel..Over forty holidaymakers have been struck down with food poisoning at The Prince of Wales. Two coach loads of tourists who have come to Southport for a mini break have had their holidays cut short after dining out on a bacteria infested meal at the Britannia owned Lord Street hotel. An unnamed guest spoke to OTS News earlier saying: “We feel horrendous and not one of us got lucky enough to avoid the poisoning.” “We’ve had to cut short our holiday and go home because there’s no way we can enjoy ourselves trapped in horrid little hotel rooms being violently ill.” OTS attempted to contact Britannia Hotels but was met with a wall of silence.
Had no complaints, food was excellent and well cooked would go back again
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"Choose another hotel"
"Ask for one below ground as they seem to be the only ones that are ok"
"Stay clear of the upper floors, where leaking roofs may be a problem. Book 'room only' and go elsewhere for breakfast."
"Ensure the heating is working, at least during the Winter season."
"May be better off elsewhere"
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PRICE RANGE
US$42 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
britannia prince of wales-southport hotel southporthotel prince southport walessouthport prince of walesprince wales hotel southport
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandSouthport
NUMBER OF ROOMS
154
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