Millennium Hotels completes acquisition of Beatles boutique


Millennium Hotels and Resorts has now completed its acquisition of the Beatles-themed hotel, Hard Days Night in Liverpool.

The popular hotel inspired by the fab four will become Millennium’s 24th property in the UK and Europe, adding to the diversity of the hotel group.

Hard Days Night Hotel first opened in 2008, located close to the iconic Cavern Club where The Beatles performed more than 290 times. The hotel consists of 110 guest rooms and is renowned for its striking interiors, spearheaded by previous owner, local property entrepreneur Tony Criss.

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CEO of Millennium Hotels and Resorts Aloysius Lee said: “Liverpool is a leading tourist destination that continues to attract hundreds of thousands of visitors annually on a mass global scale. Having been crowned Capital of Culture in 2008, the city is twinned culturally and economically with Shanghai and is home to the world famous Liverpool Football Club.

“It continues to maintain its prominent stance by investing in an array of forward-thinking regeneration projects, while firmly retaining its Beatles legacy. Being the only one of its kind, Hard Days Night Hotel offers a Beatles experience like no-other and we are confident that our guests, particularly from countries including China, USA, Canada and Europe, will be excited by the choice of this latest acquisition. Furthermore, the ‘Fab Four’ and Liverpool are very popular to both the North American and Asian markets.”

General manager of Hard Days Night Hotel Mike Dewey added: “We are delighted that Millennium Hotels and Resorts have acquired the hotel, as their ethos and passion for genuine hospitality fits hand in hand with what we have successfully delivered during the past seven years; coupled with the benefits that being part of a global family now affords our staff an exciting career progression with worldwide opportunities.”

Millennium Hotels and Resorts is a dynamic, global hotel company, which owns, asset manages and operates a worldwide portfolio of over 100 hotels that sit within seven brands – Grand Millennium, Millennium, Copthorne, Kingsgate, M Hotel, M Social and Studio M.

The hotels are situated throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, New Zealand and North America. It is a subsidiary of listed property giant City Developments Limited (CDL). Millennium Hotels and Resorts and CDL are members of the Hong Leong Group Singapore.