Liverpool's Beatles-themed Hard Day's Night Hotel, which was hit by a fire on Valentine's Day, and hasn't been open for accommodations since, will stay closed a couple more weeks, the hotel said in a statement received by Beatles Examiner Thursday.
“The management team at Hard Days Night Hotel has made a conscious decision to keep all 110 rooms closed until week commencing March 4. The cause of the fire is still unknown and investigations are still being made with the co-operation of the fire service. Our number one priority is our guests and we will endeavour to do everything we can to put them first. Blakes Restaurant, Bar Four and our Lounge will continue to operate as normal as well as our function rooms located on the ground floor.
The hotel's general manager said in the statement there has been much support from people around the world in the wake of the fire.
“We have been overwhelmed with the support that we have received, not just from those in the city, but from all over the world. I would also like to thank all of the team here at the hotel for their hard work and commitment since last Thursday's incident as they have continued to exceed our guests' expectations by holding a number of functions and events, including a wedding, in the past few days'," general manager Mike Dewey said.
The hotel reopened some of its facilities after the fire, but has yet to go back to full operation. Beatles artist Shannon revealed Wednesday that all her paintings in the hotel survived the fire. There were earlier fears that many had been destroyed.
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