Featuring a bar and a terrace, The Charles Dickens is located in Wigan, 5.8 miles from Reebok Stadium and 7.5 miles from Haydock Racecourse. The property is around 17.4 miles from Aintree Racecourse, 19.3 miles from Casbah Coffee Club and 19.9 miles from Trafford Centre. The hotel features family rooms.

Each room comes with a kettle, a flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box and free WiFi, while certain rooms include a city view. Guest rooms include a private bathroom, a hairdryer and bed linen.

Anfield Stadium is 20.5 miles from the hotel, while The Lowry is 21.7 miles away. The nearest airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport, 28 miles from The Charles Dickens.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

The Charles Dickens has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 21 Sept 2017.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room type
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Something went wrong. Please try again later.

No credit card needed to book. We'll send you an email confirming your reservation.

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Good morning, fo you offer breakfast and is there WiFi? Kind Regards Tony
    we do have wifi but do not serve breakfast sorry
    Answered on 13 February 2022
  • Hi there, is the any possibility if needed I could check in later than 9pm? Thanks
    yes but you will have to confirm the time
    Answered on 28 September 2022
  • Also is it possible to drop bags off at 12is and checkin after the races, regards rab
    yes that would be possible
    Answered on 7 October 2021
  • Do you offer a late check in if required?
    only by prior arragement. when booking
    Answered on 21 February 2020
  • Hi, do you offer an early check-in for hospital workers after a nightshift? Thanks.
    yes we do at present due to the situation
    Answered on 5 November 2020
  • Still looking?
Hotel surroundings *
Facilities of The Charles Dickens
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Evening entertainment
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

The Charles Dickens takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 21:00


08:00 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 14 years
Extra bed upon request
£10 per child, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa The Charles Dickens accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travellers, during dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be cancelled on arrival.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about The Charles Dickens

  • Check-in at The Charles Dickens is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The Charles Dickens is 700 yards from the centre of Wigan.

  • The prices at The Charles Dickens may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at The Charles Dickens include:

    • Triple
    • Single
    • Twin

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Charles Dickens by:

    • Train 5min

  • The Charles Dickens offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment