The Hillcrest Hotel

Cronton LaneWA8 9ARWidnesUnited Kingdom

About The Hillcrest Hotel

Hotel The Hillcrest Widnes is situated in rural Widnes with easy access to Cheshire, Manchester and Liverpool.

Each of the 50 rooms are comfortable, with a range of sizes in standard, executive, family rooms and suites to choose from. All rooms include basic amenities such as en-suite bathroom facilities, TV and free Wi-Fi access.

The hotel has free on-site parking for up to 150 cars. A free Wi-Fi service is available throughout the hotel. Corus The Hillcrest offers a number of function rooms, perfect for both corporate events and private functions such as weddings.

The hotel offers The Cu Restaurant, where breakfast is served daily, as well as a modern seasonal menu for both lunch and dinner. Nelson’s Bar is a cosy bar, serving a range of drinks.

The hotel is close to main roads connecting Liverpool, Cheshire and Manchester and is well-located for exploring the many villages nearby, including Daresbury, the hometown of author Lewis Carroll.


Cronton Lane, WA8 9AR, Widnes, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(015)14241616 | Fax: +44(015)14951348 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:30

Positive Reviews

Clean, spacious rooms.

The majority of reviews describe the rooms as spacious and comfortable. The rooms and en-suite facilities are described as spotlessly clean and fairly well maintained.

Friendly, accommodating staff.

A number of reviews comment on the warmth of the service, particularly from those staff on reception. Tony is singled out as being exceptionally accommodating, dealing with guests personally, especially when issues are raised.

Comfortable beds.

There are a number of reviews describing the beds as comfortable, and the bedding and linens themselves seem to be of a good quality. Guests who stayed in the larger, four poster rooms are especially pleased with the comfort level of the beds.

Negative Reviews

Could do with updating.

A few reviews suggest that rooms and communal areas alike could be in need of updating, describing the hotel decor as that of a 70s business hotel. It does seem that the hotel has at times been refurbished and renovated, however the decor still seems to b

Large parties of other guests can be noisy.

A number of guests complain about the noise of other guests, particularly when weddings are taking place in the hotel. Guests whose rooms overlooked the car park seemed to be most disturbed by noise from other guests.

Poor choice and quality of food.

There are mixed reviews regarding food, but the majority of guests report poor service, poor quality and little choice from breakfast through to dinner. A few guests state that they were left waiting to be seated, served, or for their food to arrive for l

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