The Main Bridewell

Once an infamous Victoria prison, the Main Bridewell has been carefully converted into a unique, Grade II listed hotel. Where else in Liverpool can you spend the night locked up in a former prison cell?

Original brickwork and period features blended seamlessly with a contemporary modern feel.

Our space efficient bedrooms are both stylish and very central in location.

Our rooms.

Caro Short Stay Main Bridewell offers great value for money for those looking for clean and comfortable accommodation in the centre of Liverpool. We offer a mix of standard double, twin and studio rooms meaning there’s something for everyoone. All rooms feature ensuite facilities, luxury deep pocket sprung beds, complimentary hi-speed WIFI and Smart LED TV’s. We’re sure you’ll agree the rooms are comfier than they were back in their prison days! Guests also have the opportunity to relax in our stunning atrium, once the prison’s exercise yard.

Standard double room at the Main Bridewell

An ideal location.

Situated off Dale Street, the Main Bridewell is a perfect base for exploring Liverpool. The world famous Cavern Club and Matthew Street district are around the corner, ideal for all Beatles fans. Guests are also spoilt for choice when it comes to food and drink, with Castle Street and the Albert Dock minutes walk away. Need recommendations for things to do and see and places to eat and drink? Our knowledgeable staff  are your local experts!

So why not “Lock yourself away!” at CARO Short Stay the Main Bridewell – call our team today on 0151 230 1133 or use the booking form at the top of this page.

What to know more about the history of the Main Bridewell? Check out our post for the low down on daring escapes and ghostly sightings!

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Twin Room
Standard Studio
Double Room

Building Facilitiesicon
  • 24hrs reception
  • Storage for bags
  • Onsite vending
  • Atrium lounge with soft furnishings and 50” TV’s.
  • Contemporary reception lounge.
Room Facilitiesicon
  • En Suite/ LED smart TVs
  • Pocket sprung beds
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Tresemme Salon hairdryer in room
  • Iron and ironing board on request.
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By Car – From M6, follow M62 towards Liverpool. Continue on to Bowring Park Rd, A5080 and follow to Edge Lane, A5047. Continue along Edge Lane and then turn right on to Commutation Row. Continue onto Churchill Way, A57 and then on to Dale Street. Take a right at Vernon Street. Go to the end of the road and take a right and then your first right onto Cheapside. The aparthotel will be on the right hand side.

By Foot – Ideally situated for Liverpool Lime Street (National Rail Services) and Moorfields (Merseyrail) train stations.

By Train – Ideally situated for Liverpool Lime Street (National Rail Services) and Moorfields (Merseyrail) train stations.

By Bus – The Aparthotel is just 4 minutes walk to Queen Square Bus Station

By Air – Liverpool John Lennon Airport (14.2km / 882mi).

By Ferry – Ferry Terminal (Isle of Man/Ireland) (0.5km / 0.31mi)