From the grand entrance through to the 110 bedrooms, every care has been taken to keep as many original features of the Grade II listed building as possible, whilst still creating a modern and contemporary environment.
The location is perfect -- just being steps away from Matthew Street and the infamous Cavern Club, plus a 10-minute walk from the docks, a huge pedestrian shopping centre, and the mighty Mersey
Bar Four, looks like a gentleman's club, plays Frank Sinatra and wouldn't let in nonresidents wearing trainers. Their skilled mixologist has put together a unique selection of specially made cocktails each with its own Beatles influence. Along with wines, beers and spirits from around the world, Bar Four has something to suit everyone's taste.
Blakes restaurant, named after Peter, who designed the cover for Sgt Pepper's. It's a good, airy space, with decent modern British food and strikingly enormous net-covered lamp shades, like jumbo versions of the sort of thing Lennon's Aunt Mimi might have had in her parlour.
Blakes is also the only place in the hotel that has a constant Beatles soundtrack.
Blakes Set menu -Two Courses £14.95 or Three Courses £17.95
Standard rate is £170 per room
Address: Hard Days Night Hotel, Central Buildings, North John Street, Liverpool, L2 6RR