Epic Year For Independent Apart Hotel Operator

Simon and Fiona Beer owners and operators of Epic Apart Hotel and Paris D'Allessandro general manager
MULTI-award-winning Epic Apart Hotel has experienced an outstanding year-on-year growth of 24.5% in 2015, with revenues nearing £1m, according to new figures. After a year in which saw the company expand, opening its third property at 75 Duke Street, taking its portfolio to 34 apartments in Liverpool city centre, the brand also today announced plans for further renovation and expansion of its Seel Street and Campbell Street properties. It comes after Epic’s most exclusive apartment to date – the £1,500-a-night Penthouse – opened in December 2015 following a £30,000 refurbishment programme. Located at Epic’s Seel Street property, the Penthouse sleeps eight and is set over two floors, boasting a private bar area, three en-suite bedrooms, Jacuzzi bath in the master bedroom, and open-plan living and kitchen space, with a bespoke concierge service. Simon Beer, managing director, said: “We set out on a rapid growth strategy at the end of 2014 and we are pleased with the strong performance. These figures are beyond encouraging as we take the Epic brand into the next phase of growth and expansion.” In 2016, planning has been submitted for Seel Street, which will see the addition of seven new apartments forming part of a two-story extension, while Campbell Street will undergo a major upgrade and refurbishment programme. Speaking about the Penthouse, Fiona Beer, co-owner, added: “The Penthouse is something we are excited about as it demonstrates the confidence we have in Liverpool as a world-class destination, ready to meet the ever evolving needs of the 21st century traveller. This is the five-star experience Liverpool has been clamouring for, and the evidence is clear as we are pre-booked until the end of 2016 in the Penthouse with enquiries from the Far East and China for long term bookings.” Simon and Fiona continue to actively grow and evolve the brand in the serviced-apartments sector, looking to develop further properties in and outside of Liverpool. The brand’s success has been acknowledged with a flurry of awards over the last 12 months including:
  • Independent Place to Stay – Merseyside Independent Business Awards 2015
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Liverpool Women in Business Awards 2015 (Fiona Beer)
For more information about Epic, please visit the website, www.epicliverpool.co.uk.