Liverpool’s brand-new INNSiDE by Meliá hotel, INNSiDE Liverpool will officially open on Monday 13thSeptember, in the heart of the city’s commercial district.
In keeping with INNSiDE’s philosophy ‘Stay Curious’, aiming to accommodate guests’ every need with considered comforts and inspired lifestyle experiences that are enriched with music, art, culture, all curated locally, INNSiDE Liverpool has collaborated with local lifestyle & plant store concept A Slower Space, creating a green-inspired takeover of the entrance area of the Old Hall Street hotel.
INNSiDE Liverpool will also open with a collection of further #StayCurious local partnerships including dot-art, Jess Hanko and LCR Culture & Creativity Awards, to enhance the everyday experiences for guests.
INNSiDE Liverpool x A Slower Space collaboration will feature an impressive floral concept store at the entrance to the hotel, and there will also be a stunning living wall, providing the perfect backdrop for staycation photo moments. With the flagship store located on the iconic Penny Lane, this will be A Slower Space’s second Liverpool location. A creation of husband-and-wife duo, Mike and Michelle, A Slower Space will bring a touch of the outside INNSiDE with a beautiful collection of fresh and dried flowers, with new bouquet designs created daily, and all available to buy onsite. The emphasis will be on seasonal flowers that feel lush and a little wild. Sitting alongside the flowers is a carefully curated selection of plants, gifts and homewares. Featuring brands from France, Copenhagen, Stockholm as well as UK based independents – many of which are made and designed in Liverpool. All the products are sourced with love and care by Michelle and Mike to delight the customer and support the maker – a brand ethos that is close to home for INNSiDE.
INNSiDE Liverpool has also partnered with independent local art gallery, dot-art; a reflection of the hotel’s commitment to local art; with a showcase of collections from local artists across the hotel’s suites and public spaces. dot-art is a social enterprise with artists at its heart. They champion art as an integral part of everyday life, by selling and exhibiting locally sourced, affordable art and running art classes, working with schools and community groups.
Together INNSiDE Liverpool and dot-art have curated a collection of local artists’ works including David Gilligan, Kirsten Todd, John Petch and Bexy, to be showcased in the bedrooms for guests to enjoy and to purchase, if they wish. dot-art will also be managing an exciting new exhibition space within the hotel, located on the impressive events floor and designed to showcase local talent. Portraits by Kirsten Todd will be the first show, launching in September.
Continuing with the art-led editions to INNSiDE Liverpool, local narrative illustrator, Jess Hanko has created a bespoke Liverpool-inspired design for the hotel, which will be used across a number of in-house touchpoints, including staff uniforms, across public spaces in and around the hotel, and purchasable merchandise
As a supporter of the LCR Culture & Creativity Awards, INNSiDE Liverpool will also showcase winning entry artwork from Gemma Bond (VelmaVonBonBon) and Emma Russell. Throughout the year, the LCR Culture & Creativity Awards will showcase new creations and artwork across the hotel.
The 207-room lifestyle hotel offers an eclectic home-from-home feel for guests to explore Liverpool’s city centre. Repurposing the former Echo and Daily Post building, INNSiDE Liverpool will breathe new life into one of the city’s most iconic structures and brings together a destination restaurant with Gino D’Acampo Old Hall Street, a panoramic 360 Sky Bar, expansive conference & event space, state-of-the-art fitness gym, and upscale modern rooms suites under one roof.
All rooms are designed to adapt to the dynamic lifestyles of its guests, featuring high-speed Wi-Fi and in-room mini fridges. INNSiDE Liverpool upgraded rooms include 25 Studio Rooms, 26 Townhouse Suites and one standout Condo Suite featuring separate bedroom, living space and dining area.
For those that keep wellness at the top of their list when travelling, INNSiDE Liverpool is also home to a stylish fitness hub, complete with state-of-the-art gym equipment and Wexer technology, available for guest use 24-hours a day. With an unparalleled virtual class library that brings the world’s leading fitness brands and ambassadors direct to INNSiDE Liverpool, Wexer gym-tech offers hundreds of classes, from cardio and conditioning to mind & body, all from top instructors.
Gino D’Acampo Old Hall Street, opening in conjunction with INNSiDE Liverpool on September 13, is set to bring a further touch of style to the city, serving Mediterranean cuisine and premium drinks in a chic and contemporary setting. Further raising the bar for drinking and dining in Liverpool will be the opening of Gino’s new 360 Sky Bar on the 17th floor of the hotel with unrivalled panoramic views of the city and beyond, it promises to be one of the city’s most desirable locations, with local resident DJ’s further elevating the atmosphere from day to night.
Commenting on the #StayCurious experience at INNSiDE Liverpool, Scott Brown, Cluster Director of Sales – UK North, said:
“We’re very excited to open our doors to Liverpool and beyond this September, and even better that we have these strong local partnerships on board from the point of launch. To have a partnership with the likes of A Slower Space is just fantastic, they will really bring the space to life and of course it will be the first thing our guests see as they come in. The art collaborations we have are next-level, I can’t wait for the city to come in and see these fantastic artists’ work on our walls.”
A Slower Space added:
“We are super excited to work with the team at INNSiDE Liverpool, they share our commitment to sustainability and supporting local businesses. We are honoured to be part of such a fabulous new addition to Liverpool.”