Leverhulme Hotel & Spa

Wirral CH62 5EZ Port Sunlight (Merseyside) View map

Information about Leverhulme Hotel & Spa

  • Nº of guests

    From 2 to 250

  • Facilities

    Banquet halls, gardens, dance floor, parking

  • Services

    Banquet, ceremony, photography, music, catering

  • Location

    Outside the city

Description of Leverhulme Hotel & Spa

Tucked away in picturesque Port Sunlight village in the beautiful Wirral peninsula, this stunning grade 2-listed art deco boutique hotel provides the finest luxury coupled with discreet yet friendly service.

Just 8 minutes yet a million miles away from vibrant Liverpool, Capital of Culture 2008, and 15 minutes fromthe historic Roman City of Chester.

The perfect place to stay: nineteen design-led, superbly furnished suites and bedrooms. The perfect choice for weddings and celebrations of all kinds, be they on a grand scale or rather more intimate.

Rolls-Royce & Bentley motor cars are available to collect guests from airports and rail stations; the M53 motorway is just minutes away.


Set in the picturesque Garden Village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral peninsula, this grade 2-listed art deco boutique hotel is the very essence of the Contessa genre - a finely tuned blend of classic and contemporary influences that have come together in a stunning hotel, that opened to critical acclaim following its restoration in 2008.

The building was originally opened in 1907 as a cottage hospital. It formed part of Lord Leverhulme's philanthropic scheme for Port Sunlight, the pioneering estate designed to provide the very best social facilities for his workforce (and their families) at his neighbouring soap works. The village today is recognised as the finest example of its kind in the country.

Lord Leverhulme was the first industrialist to brand his products for mass consumption, thereby setting in train the foundations for modern-day marketing. He bought the rights to many of the paintings of his era and packaged his soap bars'Sunlight Soap' in reproductions of the pictures he owned.

The Hotel, along with the Lady Lever Art Gallery - noted for its fine Wedgewood and Pre-Raphaelites collections - and Port Sunlight Museum form the centrepiece of Port Sunlight Garden Village today. Together they form a delightful triumvirate of treasures to be savoured and digested. The hotel is the ideal base from which to explore the delights of this fascinating legacy that stemmed from one man's unrivalled vision.

Understated luxury

Your comfort and enjoyment is of the utmost importance to us. With that in mind we have created nineteen stylish bedrooms, individually designed and furnished, that reflect the contemporary Art Deco raison d'être of the hotel - the mantra that courses through the veins of this endearing hotel.

Fifteen bedrooms are located in the main building and four in the Coach House. All the rooms are furnished to the same exacting high standards; handmade beds with sumptuous fabrics and bedlinen, the finest authentic art deco furniture, LCD TV with terrestrial, satellite and film channels, broadband internet access and wireless LAN capability throughout the building and grounds.

Bathrooms enjoy the finest quality Bvlgari products, and some even have 2-person Jacuzzi, separate shower and LCD TV, and are tastefully finished in the finest quality Spanish granite. For the ultimate in luxury, choose our suite with roof-top terrace and open-air hot tub looking out over the Garden Village.

The "Richard Fox at Leverhulme" Restaurant oozes charm and quiet sophistication in a modern, pristine, light and airy culinary setting that merges seamlessly with the elegant lines and contours of this lovely restored building from yesteryear.

The beauty of the architectural symmetry that envelops the dining experience is complemented by the art of the food, imaginatively prepared and presented by the Executive Chef and his team.

Whether you are dining at the hotel for business or pleasure, our simple cuisine with a modern twist which espouses lightness of touch and harmony of flavours, drawing upon locally-sourced seasonal ingredients, will entice you back time and time again to dine with us. Private dining rooms are also available.

Our mouth-watering menu is complemented by a wide choice of individually selected wines from our first class cellar.

Why not treat yourself to one of our traditional afternoon teas and relax in the comfortable surroundings of the hotel and its grounds.


If you are looking for that perfect venue that combines contemporary ambience
with refined, genteel and professional service for that fairytale wedding or celebration that you have always dreamed about - you need look no further than the Leverhulme Hotel and Spa.

The hotel has been especially created to provide a canvas for you to paint and bring to life your dream wedding or event. Our dedicated and highly experienced team will be there to assist you and to help you every step of the way from inception to the day itself.

They can bring all the expertise of the hotel into play, with its rich palate of carefully-honed services to make you, your guests, your event and the venue shimmer and sparkle just as much as the fine chilled champagne that will greet you on your big day. The Leverhulme Hotel and Spa is a spectacular setting for weddings, parties, balls and family celebrations, catering for up to 240 guests cabaret style.

We are licensed for civil wedding ceremonies, renewal of vows and baby naming.

The Leverhulme Hotel and Spa, the venue where dreams come true.

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More information about Leverhulme Hotel & Spa

  • Do you provide accommodation for guests? Yes
  • Do you celebrate more than one event per day? No
  • What is included in the menu? 3 course choice meal, in house catering, free flowing wine, sparkling wine/ champagne for toast, still/sparkling water, soft drinks
  • Is it possible to only rent the venue, without the catering service? Yes
  • Do you have your own caterer/kitchen? Yes
  • Is it possible to adapt/modify the menu? Yes
  • Do you offer special menus? Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free
  • Do you also offer a wedding cake? No
  • Can I bring my own wedding cake? Is there a surcharge? We can recommend wedding cake suppliers. We will include the use of wedding cake stand and knife for the day
  • How does the open bar work? Pay per drink
  • Is there a time limit for celebrations? Yes, 01:00
  • Private photographer? No
  • Do you provide your own music? Yes
  • Private catering? No
  • Is there a fixed payment for the location? Yes
  • What is the charge for not reaching the minimum? Should your numbers fall below our minimum numbers then you will be charged for the total cost of shortfall
  • What are the forms of payment? Cash, cheque, bank transfer, Visa debit, Mastercard (credit cards have a sur charge of 2% if for transactions over £1000), American Express (sur charge of 4% applies for transactions over £1000)
  • Do you provide disabled access? Yes
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