Check in Once a city-centre Victorian bank, 62 Castle Street is a snappily furnished boutique hotel with spacious suites – some split level. If you want a wet room instead of a bath, just ask!
Easy pleasures Explore the teeming riverside, from the futuristic Museum of Liverpool's new galleries to The Beatles Story on the Albert Dock. A ferry across the Mersey is a must!
Trips for two Bringing the car? Antony Gormley's Another Place installation on Crosby Beach is evocative and utterly romantic. You can also reach it fairly easily by train.
Love bites The sophisticated Hope Street quarter sorts out Saturday night, with pre-theatre dinner at boho Puschka for under £20pp, followed by a performance of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Everyman.
What it costs Doubles from £75, room only; breakfast, £10pp. Call 0151-7027898 or visit 62castlest.com
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