Hillcrest Hotel - Widnes

Cronton Lane, Widnes, United Kingdom, WA8 9AR  show map
 3 stars
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Hillcrest Hotel - Widnes

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

Hillcrest Hotel is located in a business area of Widnes in close proximity to Clarkes Gardens, The Citadel and Knowsley Safari Park. The hotel opened its doors in 1969 and was remodeled in 1997.

The ideal setting offers an easy access to a theme park and a stadium as well as boasts proximity to hills and gardens. 27 km to Knutsford.

The venue is a short walk to shopping centers and a market.

Liverpool John Lennon airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Hillcrest Hotel.

Rooms

At Hillcrest Hotel, guests are offered rooms with a writing desk, direct dial telephone, coffee/tea makers, satellite TV and ironing facilities. They provide bathrooms with a hairdryer, towels and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. A fine variety of Italian dishes is offered at the bright restaurant onsite. Guests can relax in the lounge bar serving tropical drinks. The property is a 5-minute walk from the tapas bar Cu Restaurant.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 8 per person per night. 

Services

Hillcrest Hotel offers a conference room, a copier and a business center for business guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Hillcrest Hotel - Widnes Widnes location
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Hotel Address:

Cronton Lane, Widnes, United Kingdom, WA8 9AR

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City Center
  • Widnes
    2.0 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    2.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Cu Restaurant (cuisine: British)
    300 ft
  • Pesto Widnes (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean)
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Rooms and availability

Hillcrest photos Exterior Hotel information
En Suite Twin Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room has a desk, tea/coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom with a bath and a shower.

Hillcrest photos Exterior Hotel information
Suite
  • Room size:

    360 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

These spacious rooms come with luxury en suite bathrooms containing a large corner bathtub. Some of the rooms have four-poster beds.

Hillcrest photos Exterior Hotel information
Executive Double Room
  • Room size:

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room has a desk, tea/coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom with a bath and a shower.

Hillcrest photos Exterior Hotel information
En Suite Single Room
  • Room size:

    140 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room has a desk, tea/coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom with a bath and a shower.

Hillcrest photos Room
Suite or Family Room
  • Room size:

    205 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This room has a desk, tea/coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom with a bath and a shower. Some rooms have a four poster bed.

Hillcrest photos Room
En Suite Double Room
  • Room size:

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room has a desk, tea/coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom with a bath and a shower.

Hillcrest Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Rainhill Ex Services Club1.9 mi
  • Unicorn Gallery2.1 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center1.9 mi

Places of interest

  • St Luke's C Of E Church3700 ft
  • Royal British Legion1.6 mi
  • Classic World Of Fitness2.4 mi
  • Clock Face Recreation Club2.4 mi

Amusement

  • Gala Clubs1.8 mi

Museums

  • Catalyst Science Discovery Centre2.6 mi

Parks

  • Victoria Park2700 ft
  • Pex Hill Nature Reserve2700 ft

Local attractions

  • Catalyst2.8 mi
    Mersey Road, Widnes
  • Tyrers Department Store4.3 mi
    14 -16 Bridge Street, St Helens
  • Calderstones Park5.1 mi
    Calderstones Road, Liverpool
  • The World of Glass4.2 mi
    Chalon Wayy East, St Helens
  • CoverStar Experiences4.4 mi
    The Annexe, Liverpool

Restaurants nearby

  • Cu Restaurant300 ft

    Address: 75 Cronton Lane
    Phone: 0844 7368610

    77% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: British
    Price Range: USD 26 - USD 37

  • Brewers Fayre3100 ft

    Address: Venture Fields

  • Pesto Widnes1200 ft

    Address: 217 Birchfield Road
    Phone: 0151 424 3729

    62% likes this, based on 128 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
    Price Range: USD 19 - USD 41

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    50
Hotels nearby
Liverpool Lodge
2 stars
14 km

Hillcrest Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hillcrest

Average guest rating

6.2out of 10
Good
Based on 104 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.0

    Good location, efficient staff and welcoming.

    Could do with a refurbishment as carpet slightly shabby and bedspread had been stitched where it had previously torn.

  • Group of friends
    5.4

    Staff friendly and breakfast good

    Dissapointed that the twin room was infact a single with 2 beds in. Only catered for 1 person in the bathroom with only 1 x complimentary soap/shower gel etc.

  • Single
    5.4

    Handy for the location, mind you there's only two hotels in the whole town, so not a huge choice.

    There was a weird buzz coming from the wall right at the back of the headboard, making it impossible to sleep. Also, at about 7 a.m. a noise literally like a motorbike engine started through the outside wall - heating, an extractor, what was it? But very very loud. TV on the wall, not in front of the bed, but at 90 degrees to the headboard - comfortable for about 5 minutes. The bar used to be heaving on a Friday night. There was literally nobody in there last Friday apart from me and the barman. I stayed here on my wedding night in 1988; regrettably, rather like my marriage, the Hillcrest has reached the end of the road.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Location to Liverpool FC and motorway

    Hotel needs a bit of updating...

  • Single
    7.8

    convenience of access to principal towns in SW Lancs & Cheshire.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    The meals were perfect, breakfast and dinner too. Single room small, but comfortable with all important equipment. The hotel personnel always carry about our pleasant stay.

    I left very soon in the morning to catch the flight (4.30 am) and the guy at reception could not provide me the invoice with the complete address (only guest name was presented). I was a little bit disappointed, as I asked the afternoon before if I am to pay in advance because of my early morning departure.

  • Group of friends
    3.2

    Bar staff went missing when drinks where required, the travel lodge is £20per night cheaper and better decor in the room, the window to our room looked out onto a flat roof that housed the air conditioning units and one was right outside my window starting up during the night, the shower was broken.

  • Single
    4.4

    We booked this room for our honeymoon and where totally dissapointed, staff where very unhelpful at showing us to our room. The honeymoon suite was dated and other than the fact it had a four poster bed was no different to any other room in the hotel, there was a broken jacuzzi in the bathroom that couldn't be used. The girl serving breakfast appeared to not have much of a clue about what to do, we where left standing around waiting to be told where we where to sit and whether to serve ourselves or wait to be served, We where absolutley disgusted as this hotel does not come cheap. Would not reccomend for honeymooners.

  • Single
    8.2

    Friendly & helpful, easy access by car.

    Lack of road signs on the minor roads in the area. Would prefer a thermostatic valve on the shower but it worked fine as it was.

  • Single
    9.2

    Location, staff who were first class and a welcoming friendly atmosphere.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    have stayed quite a few times over the years hotel is lovely rooms are spotless

    food is not up to standard anymore last meal i had there was cold

  • Single
    6.6

    Comfy bed and friendly staff.

    Shower was awful, couldnt get the temperature right and the water pressure was non existent. Breakfast was served cold.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The staff were excellent and the hotel was clean. It was good value for money. Generally the food was good. The room was very large and the hotel was very quiet (we stayed on a Tuesday)

    We chose this because we had a dog but on arrival found that dogs are not allowed in the bar or anywhere other than your room so we had to leave her in the car whilst we had dinner. The bed was not comfortable and the hotel is generally tired although they do appear to be painting (there were wet paint signs up). Booking. com says italian food which it was not. The sausage at breakfast was of poor quality and there were no vegetables with dinner.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    The manner and friendliness of the staff.

    The room was rather small and the decor somewhat tired..Had my arrival coincided with the disco I would have been disconcerted by people dancing in the foyer

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    nice and clean good value, hotel, would stay again.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hillcrest Hotel - Widnes Widnes location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Cronton Lane, Widnes, United Kingdom, WA8 9AR

Get directions
City Center
  • Widnes
    2.0 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    2.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Cu Restaurant (cuisine: British)
    300 ft
  • Pesto Widnes (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean)
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    50