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The Old Dairy

Guesthouse | 39a kempton road, wavertree, Liverpool, England L15 1he

90.4% Overall Rating

342 out of 359 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/05/2014)

Glenys Stevens thinks…

"Michelle and David who are the owners of The Old Dairy were a pleasure to know. They couldn't do enough to make your stay welcome. Everything was so clean and the bedroom and ensuite bathroom was…"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.79

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

We DO NOT accept large Boozing Groups (5 or more), Stag & Hen Parties or similar. We prefer a peaceful environment for all of our guests. Tourist groups (5 or more) welcome but must check with us first prior to making reservation. PLEASE NOTE: We request all guests to contact us up to 24 hours before arrival to confirm your arrival time. You will receive all our contact details once you have confirmed your reservation. PLEASE NOTE, IF YOU DO NOT RE-CONFIRM YOUR ARRIVAL TIME, YOUR BOOKING, THIS MAY RESULT INTO YOUR BOOKING BEING CANCELLED. ADVANCE BOOKINGS: Bookings more than 4 weeks in advance of arrival date will be charged A NON-REFUNDABLE 50% of the balance in advance. The remaining balance is then payable upon arrival. Guests are notified by proprietor of advance payments made.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:30

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Liverpool?

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The Old Dairy has been arranged with the budget conscious traveller in mind ensuring Value for Money comes as standard so we provide everything needed for your short stay. All bedrooms are lockable providing a good secure base for your stay. We DO NOT accept large Boozing Groups, Stag & Hen Parties or similar. Tourist groups welcome but must check with us first prior to making reservation. Check-In: 2pm-8pm Check-Out by 10.30am. 1. 8 miles to City by bus. No Walk-Ins, must first book online. Read more

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Shared bathroom)


Twin (Private bathroom)


Double (Private bathroom)


Family Room (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About The Old Dairy

The Old Dairy Guest House is a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner for both 2012 & 2013 and continues to provide excellent value for money! We are in a residential neighbourhood 1.8miles from city centre boundary and is easy accessible via at least 6 buses. A family run Guest House where the proprietors Michelle & David are very much ‘hands on’ with their guests. Suffice to say excellent customer service and honest hospitality always comes as standard at The Old Dairy!
We DO NOT operate a typical reception so we ask our guests provide an approx arrival time and then call us 20 minutes before arrival by phone, email or text so we can ensure that there is someone there to greet you & check you in. Guests have their own keys once they are checked in. No curfew.
Our bedrooms are all furnished to very comfortable and modern standard providing all divan base beds in doubles/singles. Family rooms have divan beds and bunks. We like our guests to feel at home so we provide all of our guest bedrooms with tea making facilities & free tea & coffee, Freeview TV, plenty of hanging & storage space plus dressing mirror, hairdryers & complimentary shower products . Free WIFI connectivity throughout the building. Irons and ironing boards also available
We have a basic kitchen facility with microwave oven/grills, toasters, inductions hobs & dishwasher for the preparation of small meals & snacks. Communal dining room is available until 9.30pm.
Tourist information leaflets, maps, guides etc. are all available.

We have a 7 day cancellation policy: No-shows and late cancellations will be charged for the first night minimum, weekend reservations will be charged in full.
ADVANCE BOOKINGS: Bookings more than 4 weeks in advance of arrival date will be charged a NON-REFUNDABLE 50% of the balance in advance. The remaining balance is then payable upon arrival. Guests are notified by proprietor of advance payments made.
If advance payment made there will be no further charge for a ‘no-show’ or late cancellation, however notification of cancellation desired.

A small charge of 3% will be added to ALL credit card transactions, 50p to debit cards (Visa, solo Maestro & electron).

Check-in time 2pm-8pm Guests who arrive later than 8pm will be subject to a late arrival fee of £10, but this must be pre-arranged with the proprietors before arrival day so they can arrange staffing for this later arrival . Please don’t just assume its ok to arrive after 8pm as there may be no-one available to check you in!

Accommodation Information

We want all of our guests to experience a good night’s sleep, so all of our spacious rooms are equipped with modern and comfortable furnishings including divan beds with duvets, feather pillows and all linen including towels provided. All of our rooms are provided with a TV/DVD & Freeview, make up/dressing mirror, plenty of storage and hanging space, night lights, complimentary tea & coffee making facilities & complimentary shower products & hairdryers. Wi-fi connectivity is provided in all rooms also free of charge.
All but 2 of our 12 rooms are fully ensuite, those that are not have the use of 2 further bathrooms on ground floor. We have Double, Twin, Triple & Family ensuited rooms, 1 Twin with wash hand basin and use of communal bathroom, 1 Double with private toilet & basin with use of communal bathrooms for shower/bath.
Central Heating (which can be controlled by guest in room ) in all bedrooms and throughout the building.

Location Information

The Old Dairy is excellently located (1.8miles)from start of City Centre on one of Liverpool’s main bus routes. At least 6 buses stop approx 200 meters away from us ( 78,79,178,179,7 9c/d/e) going to & from the City Centre with a journey time of no more than 10 mins to reach all of the City's major tourist attractions, bars, restaurants, theatres and shopping :
Albert docks: Beatles Story, TATE Gallery, Maritime & Slavery Museum.
Liverpool One: Liverpool’s latest shopping district within the City Centre;
Liverpool Anglican & Metropolitan Cathedrals at each end of Hope Street;
World Museum, Walker Art Gallery, St Georges Hall, Port of Liverpool Buildings where you can see the world famous Liver Birds;
Take a ferry across the Mersey;
Mathew Street - home to where it all began for The Beatles
Take a 'city bus tour' or ride 'The Yellow Duckmarine', Do 'The Magical Mystery Tour'
Liverpool Empire, Everyman/Playhouse theaters, Royal Court Comedy Theatres always has an abundance of amazing shows available.
The Liverpool Echo Arena Concert venue where you can enjoy fantastic gigs of your fav artists or if on business and need to go to BT Convention Centre, it’s all here in Liverpool!

Liverpool & Everton FC stadiums only a short single bus journey from The Old Dairy on No. 26 bus, (which will stop right outside Anfield stadium) so The Old Dairy is ideally located for Match Days too!