What was it like: Our Meet Up at the elegant Middle Eight in Covent Garden

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Middle Eight Hotel hosted PA Life Club members on 5th of July to a wonderful drinks and canapes reception and a tour to see this elegant boutique hotel in London’s buzzing Covent Garden area.

The reception was held in the beautiful Balcony area of the hotel where the hotel’s

General Manager, Christian Graf, gave us a talk about the historic building and what is offers now under the five star Shiva luxury hotels umbrella.

Following the talk, we were taken on a tour of the hotel in small groups to see the different areas. The tour started with a visit to the downstairs speakeasy bar, which is available for private functions and is also open to the public in the evenings and hosts special event nights too. Tickets for the special events can be bought directly through the Middle Eight website.

The late-night basement bar is called QT and it’s built on the foundations of the iconic music venue Kingsway Hall. Resident artists entertain the guests every evening, aside Mondays and Sunday, with music and comedy.

Moving on from the stylist QT we were shown one of the executive style bedrooms also one of the executive suites. All of their suites are named after songs and music terminology, keeping with the rich musical history of the building.

About Middle Eight

Bringing lifestyle luxury with purpose to London. A choice for those who want to live the city rather than just in it. Middle Eight in Covent Garden is perfectly placed to feed your curiosity and soothe your soul. Situated in one of London’s most fascinating historic neighbourhoods – just minutes from the banks of the Thames, Covent Garden, Leicester Square, and London’s theatre district. Middle Eight in Covent Garden is more than a place to stay, it will inspire and delight the people who come through our doors, our teams and those in the local community.

We offer luxurious, vibrant, considered places for our guests and a choice for those who want to live the city rather than just stay in it.

-Central Location, 2 minutes walk from Covent Garden & Holborn

-180 bedrooms including 11 Suites, some with outside terrace

-On trend and varied Food and Beverage Concept: Sycamore Bar and Sycamore Vino Cucina Restaurant with a vibrant atmosphere.

-The Balcony a quiet ‘hideaway’ on our mezzanine floor.

-QT Speak Easy Bar with Live entertainment & Screening facilities. – Complimentary 24 hour Gym onsite, for residents only.

– The QT, Sycamore Bar and Sycamore Vino Cucina welcome all guests, whether you are staying at the Middle Eight or just visiting Covent Garden

Middle Eight, 66 Great Queen St, London WC2B 5BX

 

About PA Life Club

The PA Life Club Meet Ups give priority for the Club members, with limited spaces for most events and booking ahead is always required.

If you are not a member yet but would like to find out about the benefits of joining, please visit our Club section. You can join for £49 per year and enjoy PA Life networking, FAM trips, special offers from our partners and career education courses.

Have some questions? Contact Morgan Robertson today on 01992 374069 / m.robertson@forumevents.co.uk to find out how to join and gain access to great networking events like these!

 

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