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A seaside retreat in Southport.

The BEST WESTERN Royal Clifton Hotel and Spa enjoys a central location on the Southport Promenade. As well as the pleasant sea views, you'll also have the Kings Gardens on your doorstep.

A traditional Victorian hotel, this seaside retreat has something for everyone, from its private patio garden and onsite leisure facilities to its function rooms and beauty salon. Whether you're here for the weekend or a longer break, there's more than enough to enjoy at the BEST WESTERN Royal Clifton Hotel and Spa.

Shop 'til you drop in Southport itself, enjoy a treatment or two back at the hotel, stroll along the Promenade or explore other places of interest in North West England. The choice is yours!

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The Promenade
Southport, Liverpool Coast


For swimming pool availability see Spa & Leisure section.
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Gym, Indoor Pool, Restaurants, Sauna, Solarium, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Gavin Brown


Pavilion Restaurant

The Pavilion Restaurant's contemporary dcor and stylish atmosphere make for a delightful place to spend quality time in. Our menus are regularly updated and offer some classic fine English dishes. If you prefer, try one of our signature dishes or continental favourites.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07.00 - 09.30
Dinner: 06:30 - 09:30
Weekend times may vary

Conservatory Bar

Elegant decor and furnishings provide restful surroundings here in the Conservatory Bar. So come and enjoy some peace and quiet in the afternoon, or relax with a cool drink whilst listening to music in the evenings.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Chatsworth Bar

This lovely space offers more informal dining and bar facilities. Try our tempting range of good food, from tasty sandwiches to traditional bar meals. We also offer entertainment at weekends, with a large sports screen showing major sporting events.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Spa & Leisure

After treating yourself to a day out and about in the North West of England, why not unwind in style at our onsite beauty salon?


Spa Facilities

Within the Leisure Club here at the BEST WESTERN Royal Clifton Hotel and Spa, our salon offers indulgent pamper packages as well as hairdressing and nail treatments

No. of treatment rooms: 2
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 2

Children not alllowed in from 8pm monday - friday. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult

Opening times

Tuesday: 09:00- 05:00
Wednesday: 09:00- 05:00
Thursday: 09:00- 05:00
Friday: 09:00- 05:00
Saturday: 09:00- 05:00

Leisure Facilities

  • Poolside sauna and steam room

  • Hair and Beauty Salon

  • Poolside sauna & steam room

  • Hair & beauty salon

  • Heated indoor swimming pool

  • Bubbling jacuzzi opening onto private patio garden

  • Fully equipped gymnasium

Gym and Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

Our health and leisure club offers a superb heated indoor swimming pool, bubbling jacuzzi opening onto the private patio garden, a fully equipped gymnasium, poolside sauna and steam room.

Please note swimming lessons take place Monday 4pm-6pm, Tuesday 4pm-7pm and Saturday 9am-11.30am, during these times the pool will be unavailable for guest use. All other facilities are available to guests during these times (Jacuzzi, Steam room and Sauna).



We offer a range of treatments to make your time more memorable. From head to toe, we'll take care of you in style:

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Health & Beauty Facial 0 £0.00
Make - Up 0 £0.00
Manicure 0 £0.00
Pedicure 0 £0.00
Shampoo, cut and blow dry 0 £35.00
Tints and Lashes 0 £0.00
Waxing 0 £0.00
Massage 1 Hour Full Massage 75 £60.00
30 minute Full Massage 45 £45.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage 30 £30.00
Head Massage 30 £25.00
Pamper Days on request prices from £65.00 per person 0 £65.00
Upper Body Relaxation Massage 60 £50.00
Mind & Body Personal Fitness Consultation 60 £20.00


We'll literally roll out the red carpet treatment when you host your wedding celebrations here!


Wedding service and reception venue

The beautiful suites with private outside patio areas will provide the perfect backdrop to your wedding day, with enough room for 240 friends and family!


From wedding breakfast packages (including drinks) to buffets and barbecues, we'll cater for your exact requirements on the big day!

Honeymoon Suite

Our Honeymoon Suites boast panoramic views across the North West coastline, as well as a beautiful four poster bed. Perfect for your special night!


Registry office:
Sefton North
Southport Town Hall, Southport, PR8 1DA
0151 934 2012

For any enquiries please call Kelly Rix on 01704 533771

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type PR8 1RB

Send to Tom Tom

Nearest motorway: M58, J3, 12.00 miles
Nearest train station: Southport, 0.25 miles
Nearest airport: Manchester, 38.00 miles
Free parking on site (80 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

The Promenade
Southport, Liverpool Coast

What's nearby?


  • Liverpool FC (20 miles)

  • Everton FC (20 miles)

  • Wigan FC (35 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Southport Flower Show (0.3 miles)

  • Southport Air Show (0.3 miles)

  • Splash World (0.3 miles)

  • 2nd longest Pier in the UK (0.3 miles)

  • Martin Mere - Wildlife Attraction (4 miles)


  • Lord Street, Southport (0.1 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

The BEST WESTERN Royal Clifton Hotel & Spa is located on Southport's Promenade, within easy walking distance of the towns major conference venue. With seven suites and break out facilities, well be sure to meet all your needs!

Available room set ups

U shape

Windsor Suite

The Windsor Suite is a multi functional space that can accomodate upto 300 people for a conference or can be used as a sophisticated venu for a gala dinner or wedding reception.

Balmoral Suite

The Blamoral Suite is a versatile room with natural daylight, a large fixed dance floor (7.8x12.3m) and accessable to a private bar and patio area.

Osborne 2

The Osbourne 2 is a highly functional room with natural daylight that can seat upto 100 people theatre style for a conference or 60 banquet/wedding.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Windsor Suite 300 85 40 50 200
Balmoral Suite 250 100 50 60 130
Osborne 2 100 60 50 60 60
Osborne 1 60 34 24 34 34
Belvedere Suite 30 0 18 20 18
Richmond Suite 20 0 10 18 18
Boardroom 0 0 0 10 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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A hotel on the Promenade

24/11/2015 Paul D, Harp

The Royal Clifton hotel (part of the Best Western group) is well located on the Southport promenade, just siting back from the centre of town. The rooms at the front of the hotel have fine views of th... more



23/11/2015 kath c, Preston, United Kingdom

Please be aware that the car park is not owned by the hotel. We dropped friends off who were staying at the hotel and for our trouble (we stayed 8 minutes more than allowed ) we received a parking tic... more


Staff worked hard to make our stay enjoyable.

22/11/2015 Golfer016, Glasgow

This is an old hotel where 2 adjacent buildings have been joined together. The result is that your room could be a considerable walk from Reception or any of the public rooms. However, having said tha... more


Stunning staff

21/11/2015 ajspencer370, Birmingham, United Kingdom

My family and I recently stayed at this lovely hotel and I usually don't mention staff individually but this is a exception Daniel reception tom restaurant siobhan and kaytie bar these guys where outs... more


Cold conservatory

20/11/2015 Gill T, Southport, United Kingdom

We had a lovely meal in the Conservatory this evening, but it was very cold in there. Couldn't wait to get home to our warm house! We live locally, and have many restaurants to chooses from. We were h... more