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The award-winning Hard Days Night Hotel is offering a trio of exclusive christening party packages.
Devised with celebrations amongst family and friends in mind, the popular Beatles-inspired venue, located on North John Street, is set to provide a unique private function experience suitable for every one of all ages.
To mark the special occasion, guests can choose from a range of all-inclusive party packages aptly named ‘Baby It’s You’, ‘Here Comes the Sun’ and ‘Every Little Thing’, which combine room hire, food and entertainment.
General Manager Mike Dewey said: “We are thrilled to be able to offer a diverse range of christening packages for our customers and their guests. The team and I at the hotel like to ensure that we go above and beyond to create both enjoyable and memorable experiences during such notable family occasions.
“In order to tailor our offerings to best suit the scale and tone of each individual christening, there are many options to choose from and a wide selection of food and beverages available. We are also on hand to source any extras for the day, such as children’s characters, candy floss machines, slush machines and sweet carts.”
The ‘Baby It’s You’ package features a number of culinary delights including Chicken Bang Bang Skewers, Mini Fish Fingers and Vegetable Spring Rolls, likewise the ‘Here Comes the Sun’ package includes all of the above plus the popular Mad Hatter Entertainment. For a more opulent celebration, the ‘Every Little Thing’ package incorporates all features together with a glass of sparkling wine for adults on arrival.
Additionally, all christening packages include advice from the hotel’s in-house Events Coordinator, white linen tablecloths, use of the cake knife and stand, name cards and menus, as well as background music.
Mike added: “Our unique and luxurious surroundings offer the perfect location to host special occasions such as christenings. Being the world’s only Beatles-inspired hotel, the venue certainly puts a unique twist on private functions, which will no doubt go on to make a lasting impression amongst guests.”
All packages are based on a minimum number of 40 people. The ‘Baby It’s You’ package is priced at £16pp, ‘Here Comes the Sun’ at £25pp and ‘Every Little Thing’ at £30pp.
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Hard Days Night Hotel is set for the warmer months with the introduction of its new Summer Cooler Afternoon Tea.
Served exclusively in the hotel's Lounge, which features an array of impressive artwork in a cosmopolitan and vibrant setting, the quintessential British treat now includes the option of 'Fab Four' Beatles inspired cocktails.
Expertly devised with the summer season in mind, the imaginative ice-coolers are set to provide the perfect refreshing antidote for a hot sunny day.
General Manager Mike Dewey said: "With summer well underway, we wanted to treat our guests to a lavish, tasty treat. Afternoon Tea is already such a popular choice here at the hotel – with that in mind, we thought that it would be a great idea to adapt the menu to suit the time of year and incorporate a great range of Summer Coolers."
The aptly named drinks catalogue includes 'Strawberry Fields with Pepper' a refreshing grass infused vodka based beverage; 'Jubbly Bubbly' created with a blend of passion fruit vodka and raspberry liqueur; 'Honey Can't Buy Me Love' made with sweet amaretto and chocolate flavours, and the honey vodka and strawberry liqueur infusion 'Love Is All You Need'.
To accompany the novelty tipple is a selection of savoury finger sandwiches such as Smokehouse Smoked Salmon and Citrus Cream Cheese, Glazed Ham with Meaux Mustard Mayo and Classic Cucumber and Welsh Beef. Those with a sweet tooth will also be treated to Fruit Scones with Clotted Cream and Preserves together with a range of cakes.
Mike added: "In addition to our innovative cocktails, guests can choose the 'High Tea' menu option, which includes Prosecco or Champagne to be enjoyed with the signature light bites. Whether guests prefer to upgrade their package or keep it traditional, all of our Afternoon Tea offerings are served with an assortment of fresh loose-leaf teas.
"We hope that both hotel residents and visitors alike will enjoy afternoons filled with great food and drink, and most of all relax and unwind amongst comfortable-chic surroundings."
Blakes Restaurant has been highly commended in the 'Eatery' category in this year's Mystery Shop Awards.
As part of the report conducted by ThIS Liverpool, the North John Street restaurant, located within the award-winning Hard Days Night Hotel received an overall score of 92.4%, achieving top marks in a number of categories including food and drink, the team and arrival and greeting.
The assessment, which is undertaken annually, aims to monitor the standards of restaurants through the inspection of all dining experience aspects – taking into consideration the products and offers, customer service, ambience and overall satisfaction.
General Manager Mike Dewey said: "We are thrilled to have received such a high score in the report, and it's all the more rewarding that it has come through a mystery diner. This means that our staff, both on the restaurant floor and in the kitchen were not aware of the procedure and continued to perform exceptionally well in their duties. A highlight for us was receiving a 100% score for our food and drink, which was wonderful feedback to receive.
"As our customer dining satisfaction is key our menus are ever changing. With this in mind we like to mix things up by putting a contemporary twist on signature dishes while using fresh and local produce. We also adapt our dishes according to each specific season."
Blakes Restaurant is open to both residents and non-residents alike and provides diverse food offerings including the popular All You Need is Blakes menu, as well as the A La Carte and Children's menus.
Mike added: "The previous few months have been great for both Blakes Restaurant and Hard Days Night Hotel, as in addition to receiving a highly commended status in this year's Mystery Shop Awards, the hotel has recently been crowned Wedding Venue of the Year in the 2015 Eat, Drink, Sleep Awards. Likewise, it has also been awarded with a TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence for the fourth year running.
"It gives us a real sense of pride and achievement to continue receiving accolades of such high calibre."
To celebrate Sir Paul McCartney’s birthday this week (June 18), Hard Days Night hotel has introduced a limited edition birthday cocktail in his honour.
Inspired by the Tiger Jack, which is known to be one of McCartney’s all-time favourite drinks, The Macca will be served at the venue’s stylish Bar Four for one day only to mark the infamous Beatles’ 72nd birthday.
The commemorative cocktail puts a contemporary twist on the classic long drink by combining Triple Sec and Bourbon, together with Grenadine Syrup and Orange Juice.
General Manager Mike Dewey said: “In order to raise a toast to Sir Paul McCartney, our bar team have devised a special blend that pays homage to one of Paul’s favourite drinks.
“With its woody and sweet flavours, we are expecting that The Macca will become a huge hit with both Beatles fanatics and the general public alike.”
Located within the world’s only Beatles inspired hotel, Bar Four is the perfect setting for intimate parties and larger groups to relax and unwind. Open to residents and non-residents alike, the fully stocked bar serves a wide range of beers, spirits and wines, including its very own exclusive range of ‘Fab Four’ wines.
Mike added: “By introducing limited-time only bar offerings, not only do they add both novelty and fun to our first-class Beatles experience - they also enable our great team of mixologists to get creative, while allowing guests to explore new and exciting flavours.”
Hard Days Night Hotel has been named as Wedding Venue of the Year in the 2015 Eat, Drink, Sleep Awards.
The popular Beatles-inspired hotel, located on North John Street, beat off stiff competition from across the North West to scoop the award, which recognises its efforts in delivery wedding excellence.
As a Grade II Listed building the hotel has become a wedding venue of choice due to its quirky interior, grand architecture and central location.
General Manager Mike Dewey said: "In line with our custom focused ethos, the team and I continue to go above and beyond for wedding couples that have chose to tie the know at our beautiful day, in order to make a lasting impression on their special day.
"With that in mind, we pride ourselves in training and developing staff members to enable them to deliver the highest standards of customer service, which we think is the key to making all of our facilities, such as weddings, so successful.
"To have been crowned Wedding Venue of the Year goes to show that our efforts have not gone unrecognised, and for that we are very grateful."
The Eat, Drink, Sleep Awards aim to highlight the city's best restaurants, bars and hotels. Voting is open to the public, whereby nominations are made through social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.
In addition to being crowned Wedding Venue of the Year, Hard Days Night Hotel has also been awarded with a TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence for the fourth year running, with the hotel's food and beverage team member Jimmy Platt also nominated in the site's 2014 Exceptional Service Awards.
The hotel was also honoured in the LateRooms.com Simply the Guest Awards for the second year running by achieving a 'Top Rated' status, as well as being shortlisted in the 'Best Customer Focused Business of the Year' category in the forthcoming City of Liverpool Business Awards 2015.
Mike added: "As the nominations are decided by the public, it's wonderful that so many people have taken the time to vote for us.
"We were up against some high calibre entries from across the hospitality sector so to be acknowledged as being at the top of our game is fantastic."
After impressing tourists from across the globe, Hard Days Night Hotel has been awarded with a TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence for the fourth year running.
Located on North John Street in the heart of Liverpool's Cavern Quarter, the world's only Beatles-inspired hotel beat of stiff industry competition to continue its reign in being recognised as the top ten percent of businesses listed on the travel site.
The notable accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, was presented to Hard Days Night Hotel following the consistent inflow of genuine guest's reviews, which praised the hotel's facilities and customer service throughout the year.
General Manager of Hard Days Night Hotel, Mike Dewey, said: “It's so rewarding that TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, has recognised us once again for providing excellent service to our guests.
"As Hard Days Night Hotel continues to attract guests on both a local and global scale - it gives the whole team a real sense of pride and achievement to have obtained the prestigious certificate. The team and I understand the importance of maintaining a customer focus, therefore we endeavour to go above and beyond to give our customers a highly memorable, enjoyable and unique stay."
TripAdvisor awards the Certificate of Excellence to those establishments who continually earn four and five-star reviews and who rank highly in their category on the site. In addition to receiving the accolade for four consecutive years, last year, food & beverage manager Jimmy Platt was also nominated in the site's 2014 Exceptional Service Awards.
Likewise the hotel has recently been honoured in the LateRooms.com Simply the Guest Awards for the second year running by achieving a ‘Top Rated' status, as well as being shortlisted in the ‘Best Customer Focused Business of the Year' category in the forthcoming City of Liverpool Business Awards 2015.
Mike added: "We'd like to say a huge thank you to all our visitors who not only had a great time at the hotel, but who have taken their time and effort to submit their reviews to the site.
"We are always striving for excellence and will continue to uphold our prominent reputation by providing a top-quality customer service, and hopefully we will receive the award again next year."
Liverpool’s award-winning Hard Days Night Hotel is set to play host to its autumn wedding fayre on Sunday, October 4.
Between noon-4pm, couples will descend on the Beatles-inspired hotel, whereby more than 20 specialist exhibitors will showcase a range of products including bridal and grooms wear, car hire, cakes and delights, filming, photography, gifts and favors.
Throughout the day guests will also be able to take a tour around the Grade II Listed venue, while they receive tailored advice on how to make their dream wedding a reality.
Wedding and Events Manager Marian Cotter said: “We’ve hosted many successful wedding fayres previously and are excited to welcome and congratulate couples who are planning to tie the knot.
“We have searched the nation far and wide to find the highest quality exhibitors for the day – this year we have even arranged a Bridal Emporium so that guests can view the clothing on elegant models.”
In addition to visiting the varied exhibitors, attendees will be treated to an array of live entertainment and offered a selection of delicious canapés, provided by the hotel’s in-house restaurant Blakes. Each bride-to-be will also receive an exclusive goodie bag courtesy of the venue’s partner Lush Spa of Liverpool.
Marian added: “Our wedding fayre is a great day out for couples who are planning their big day. By displaying all wedding aspects under one roof, guests will be able to get a true feel for the nuptial necessities that are needed, and it will also give them a chance to see how our hotel can be transformed into a stunning wedding venue.”
Admission is free. To organise a show around or for a copy of our wedding brochure to be sent to you direct, please contact our wedding planner on +44 (0)151 236 1964 'selecting option 4'.
The award-winning Hard Days Night Hotel on North John Street is preparing to host a selection of yuletide celebrations throughout 2015’s festive season.
Ideal for families, friends and work colleagues, the hotel’s Beatles-inspired in-house restaurant Blakes will offer a range of Festive Lunches and Dinners, which will showcase an array of specially selected seasonal dishes.
Menu highlights include Appleby’s Cheshire Cheese, Baby Leek and Chive Tart, Tomato Relish and Rocket; Traditional Roasted Cheshire Turkey Breast, Chestnut Stuffing and All the Trimmings. Roasted Potatoes and Market Vegetables; Butter roasted Salmon Fillet, Crushed New Potatoes and a Creamy Seafood Veloute and White Chocolate and Bailey’s Créme Brulee with Crisp Shortbread.
General Manager Mike Dewey said: “Christmas is all about celebrating amongst great company and what better way to do so than with seasonal dining experiences.
“Whether guests prefer a merry intimate meal or a lively group dinner, we allow our guests to tailor their visit to make their Christmas festivities both memorable and highly enjoyable.”
In addition to the Christmas dining packages, guests can also opt to relive the 60's, 70's and 80's during Themed Party Nights that will take place in the impressive event suites. After enjoying a Strawberry Fields Cocktail on arrival, together with a three course meal served with a glass of wine, the hotel’s resident DJ will kick start the party with retro music from the past eras. While the 60s fancy dress competition to win an overnight stay in either the Lennon or McCartney Suite is optional - guests will be encouraged to take part in novel games and Beatles inspired photos.
Mike added: “Our Themed Party Nights are a great way to get large parties together and celebrate in style. Over the years they have become a big hit with businesses from across the city due to their uniqueness and character.
After impressing guests on a global scale, Liverpool’s Hard Days Night Hotel has been shortlisted in The City of Liverpool Business Awards 2015.
The popular Beatles-inspired hotel located on North John Street, beat off stiff competition from across the city to become one of six finalists in the ‘Best Customer Focussed Business of the Year’ category.
Together with a diverse range of Liverpool businesses, staff members from Hard Days Night Hotel are set to descend on the Sefton Park Palm House during the prestigious awards ceremony, which will take place on July, 16.
General Manager Mike Dewey said: “It is great to have been shortlisted in such a prominent category that aims to recognise and applaud the continuous efforts of local businesses.
“As a luxury accommodation provider, a customer focus is key when delivering an enjoyable and memorable travel experience. To ensure that all of our customers are completely satisfied with their visit, our team members go above and beyond to cater for their individual requirements and specific needs. By doing so we are able to build both a friendly yet professional rapport with each of our guests, and in that offer them a warm and sincere visit.
“In order to deliver customer service of such a high calibre, we pride ourselves in training and developing staff members to increase their wealth of knowledge regarding each aspect of the business.”
The City of Liverpool Business Awards are in their 11th year and celebrate the most innovative, entrepreneurial and successful businesses from across the city. Last year Hard Days Night Hotel was crowned ‘Best Social Media Presence of the Year’, which highlighted its strong social media interaction and active audience engagement.
As a result of its reputation for delivering quality customer service, Hard Days Night Hotel has received the prestigious ‘TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence’ for three consecutive years, and is recognised in the top ten percent of businesses listed on the travel site. As part of TripAdvisor’s acclaim, food & beverage manager Jimmy Platt was also nominated in the site’s 2014 Exceptional Service Awards. Likewise, earlier this year, the hotel was honoured in the LateRooms.com Simply the Guest Awards for the second year running by achieving a ‘Top Rated’ status.
Mike added: “We hope that our customer focussed ethos combined with our genuine friendly approach will not only impress our guests from around the world, but also the judging panel.
“As always the standard of entries is extremely high, therefore we are proud to be amongst some of Liverpool’s most reputable and sought after businesses – good luck to all.”
Hard Days Night Hotel is proud to have been shortlisted for two awards in the Eat, Drink, Sleep Liverpool awards in the following categories:
Best Wedding Venue Central Liverpool
Best Luxury Hotel
Voting has now closed. Thank you to everyone who has voted and shown such fantastic support.
A Food & Beverage Team Member at Hard Days Night Hotel on North John Street has been nominated in TripAdvisor's Exceptional Service Awards.
Every year, the world's largest travel site spotlights stars of the hospitality industry that have provided exceptional service in 2014.
Jimmy Platt, who has been working at the hotel since August 2013, was nominated in the competition after going 'above and beyond to deliver outstanding service in the past twelve months'.
Barbara Messing, Chief Marketing Officer for TripAdvisor, said: "Everyone who travels knows that the service you receive can elevate any trip to a memorable one.
"A recent TripAdvisor survey revealed that more than two thirds of respondents didn't think hospitality professionals receive sufficient recognition for their efforts. Through the exceptional service awards, we're trying to change that by acknowledging stars of the hospitality industry who made a difference by going the extra mile for their guests and clearly made a lasting impression on the TripAdvisor community."
In addition to Jimmy’s nomination, Hard Days Night Hotel received the prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the third consecutive year, and is currently recognised in the top ten percent of businesses listed on the travel site.
Mike Dewey, General Manager at Hard Days Night Hotel added: "It's not surprising that Jimmy is up for this prestigious award, as his delivery of customer service is continuously impeccable.
"His name is mentioned constantly from our guests through Trip Advisor and other review sites, which goes to show that his personable approach is highly appreciated. We are delighted to have such a valued member of staff that consistently goes the extra mile to ensure that every guest's experience is memorable and enjoyable."
To celebrate George Harrison’s birthday this week (February 25), Hard Days Night Hotel has launched its very own exclusive range of 'Fab Four' wines.
The four bottles, which have been created and designed by local artist John Griffin, feature caricature impressions of John, Paul, George and Ringo and are supplied by the multi-award winning national drinks wholesaler Mathew Clark.
Variations include Chardonnay, Shiraz, Cinsault-Grenache Rosé and Colombard-Ugni Blanc, with the wines now being served throughout the hotel's in-house bars and Blakes Restaurant. Furthermore, wine lovers, collectors and Beatles fans alike can purchase them to enjoy at home -either by the bottle or for the complete set.
General Manager at Hard Days Night Hotel Mike Dewey said: "This new range is part of a long standing relationship between the hotel and Mathew Clark, who currently supply us with a number of quality wines. Not only does the 'Fab Four' collection tie in perfectly with our numerous Beatles inspired offerings - it also provides our guests with something a little bit different."
The Hard Days Night Hotel caricature wines are priced at £17.95 per bottle or available at a special price of £65 for all four.
Mike added: "It's great to be able to provide such quirky and original wines, which will undoubtedly become a firm favourite with hotel residents and the general members of the public.
"Whether guests enjoy a glass or two at our venue or in the comfort of their own homes, we hope that the new wines enhance our overall Beatles experience."
World class tourist attraction the Beatles Story is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and the search is on to find its most loyal global fans.
The tourist hotspot, which has seen four million visitors come through its doors and has boosted Liverpool’s economy by £300 million since it opened, is looking for 25 fans from across the world to become Beatles Ambassadors.
And one extra special fan will receive an unforgettable experience including a VIP trip to the Beatles hometown of Liverpool, a stay at the famous 4 star Hard Days Night Hotel, a trip on the Magical Mystery tour and a visit to the Cavern, in addition to a trip down memory lane at the Beatles Story. The winner will also be invited to have afternoon tea with the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Councillor Erica Kemp and will receive a luxury gift bag worth over £100.
If you believe you deserve a Beatles Ambassador title or know someone who does, please visit beatlesstory25.com to state why you or they should win.
An independent judging panel will choose the top 25 entrants who will each receive a complimentary lifetime pass to the Beatles Story, together with an exclusive Ambassador gift bag. They will also be the first to hear about important news regarding the Beatles Story events and activities.
Martin King at the Beatles Story, said: "This is a fantastic opportunity for fans of The Beatles from across the globe to come forward and be a part of the Beatles Story's history. The 25 Ambassadors will be key to spreading the word of the Beatles Story and the Liverpool hometown of the Fab Four throughout the world.
Freda Kelly, one time secretary to Brian Epstein and The Beatles fan club said "It might be that you travelled far and wide to see them, or maybe you met them once and have a photograph with them, or you may have an attic full of memorabilia? Whatever your story we are waiting to hear why you should become one of these exclusive ambassadors."
The winners will be announced at the Beatles Story’s 25th anniversary celebrations on 1st May.
To enter please visit beatlesstory25.com and enter by the deadline of 13th April.
Terms and conditions apply. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
About the Beatles Story:
The award-winning Beatles Story is the world's largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to the lives and times of The Beatles. Located in the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool on the stunning UNESCO World heritage site at the Albert Dock, the Beatles Story takes visitors on an atmospheric journey through the lives, times, culture and music of The Beatles.
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Liverpool's award-winning Hard Days Night Hotel will play host to their first wedding fayre of 2015 on Sunday, March 22.
Between noon-4pm, more than 20 specialist exhibitors featuring Bridal Wear, Car Hire, Florists, Groom Wear, Gifts & Favours, Mother of the Bride and much more, will descend on the hotel, ensuring guests will have everything they need to plan the perfect wedding day - all under one roof!
There will also be live entertainment throughout the day and delicious canapés on offer, courtesy of Blakes Restaurant.
General Manager of Hard Days Night Hotel Mike Dewey said: "Romance is definitely in the air in 2015 as we have already been inundated with weddings for the year ahead.
"Yet again we have scoured the region for quality exhibitors who provide everything a couple could ever need for their special day. Our team of dedicated event staff have a reputation of making dreams come true and we are looking forward to seeing what fantastic weddings we can help to create next."
Admission is free and there will also be complimentary goodie bag courtesy of LUSH for all of the brides attending.
To organise a show around or for a copy of our wedding brochure to be sent to you direct, please contact our wedding planner on +44 (0)151 236 1964 'selecting option 4'.
Liverpool's Hard Days Night Hotel has been honoured in the LateRooms.com Simply The Guest Awards by achieving the prestigious Top Rated status.
This is the second consecutive year that the North John Street hotel has featured in the awards, which are the only ones in the UK to be based solely on genuine guest reviews.
General Manager of Hard Days Night Hotel Mike Dewey said: "We are delighted to have been awarded Top Rated status by Late Rooms – especially as these awards are voted for by the public.
"It is firm recognition of the unrivalled quality we insist on here and the high service standards that we have become renowned for. We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone that contributed to these awards."
Hard Days Night Hotel received an average review score of over 80% across 30 or more genuine guest reviews left in the past 12 months on LateRooms.com, the UK's leading hotel booking site.
The Simply The Guest Awards was launched back in 2013 by LateRooms.com and recognise the efforts and achievements of hotels in the UK and abroad.
Served in the venue's popular Bar Four and Blakes Restaurant, the varied selection of New Zealand reds and whites are set to become a firm favourite amongst Beatles fans and wine connoisseurs alike.
General Manager Mike Dewey said: "We are delighted to stock this great assortment of New Zealand wines, which tie in perfectly with our numerous Beatles inspired offerings."
"In the hopes of suiting a variety of palates, customer can choose from four grape variations – all of which can be purchased by the bottle or glass."
The new and exclusive wine selection includes the rich medium-bodied Merlot Cabernet, zesty Chardonnay, vintage spiced Reserve Pinot Noir, and soft citrus and peach infused Sauvignon Blanc.
Mike added: "The collection delivers both rich and fruity flavours that are ideal to be enjoyed alone or paired up to compliment many of our meat, fish and pasta dishes, which are served in-house."
Bar Four and Blakes Restaurant are open to residents and non-residents alike. The chic venues feature Beatles memorable and stylish decors and are ideal for those wanting a luxury experience.
The Penny Lane wine collection is available now. Bottle prices start from £18 and glass prices start from £4.50.