My Best Manchester Hotels #Review

My Best Manchester Hotels – Review: December 2019

The 2019 Christmas Festive season is now in full flow, so why not treat yourself, head to Manchester for a well deserved break and enjoy an exciting range of Christmassy activities and entertainment options.

To enjoy Manchester to the maximum and in comfort, book into one of Manchester’s marvellous hotels.

Here are my best Manchester hotels in no particular order…

DoubleTree by Hilton® Hotel Manchester Piccadilly

The DoubleTree by Hilton® Hotel Manchester Piccadilly, is just a few minute’s walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station, so ideal to go from train to room in record time.

An exciting, electric and eclectic part of the city where you can even watch Manchester’s iconic yellow trams pass by.

Rooms provide a cosy base and hotel facilities include a gym, business facilities and the onsite Store Street Craft Bar and Store Street Exchange restaurant, whose tag line is ‘Exchange the ordinary for something Extraordinary’ and they are not wrong.

INNSiDE by Melia Manchester

Just a short walk away from Deansgate and Manchester Central, INNSIDE by Melia, is located in the vibrant and fabulous First Street development in the heart of Manchester city centre.

Fly high and opt for an amazing open plan INNSiDE City view King room, located on the 8th, 9th and 10th floors, providing an enviable city view with the WOW factor.

Whether you are #worktripping or on a leisure break INNSiDE have you covered with onsite business facilitates, gym, sauna, steam room and the Street on First exciting bar and restaurant.

Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester

Book a night’s stay with Buyagift at The Iconic 5-star Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester city centre, located in the home of Manchester’s historic Free Trade Hall and is the original home to the Hallé Orchestra, steeped in history and old school decadence and charm.

With everything from stunning city view rooms to suites you are spoilt for choice.  With the newly refurbished onsite gym & spa, prepare to pamper and enjoy a little you time.

A range of onsite dining options include the beautiful Birch room for Afternoon tea and Peter Street Kitchen an exciting eclectic Japanese Mexican inspired fusion restaurant.

Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford Manchester

Located just three miles from Manchester city centre, with on-site parking, officially opened in 2017, the Emirates Old Trafford’s Hilton Garden Inn was the final part of the venue’s multi-million-pound redevelopment.

Pitch Facing room, overlooking the Cricket Pitch, with an external private balcony was a breath-taking moment and really made me genuinely smile.

The hotel has a business centre and the gorgeous Garden Grille and Bar, an ideal place to kick back and relax while taking in the surroundings including some fab cricket and event memorabilia adorning the walls.

Novotel Manchester Centre

Located near to all the main transport hubs, such as Manchester Piccadilly & Oxford Road train stations, the Novotel Manchester Centre, is the ideal place to enjoy all of the city action, from a convenient and central base.

Accommodations range from open plan Junior Suites to standard rooms.  With an onsite gym, steam room, sauna and business facilities.

The exciting Exchange Bar and restaurant for fabulous food and drinks, making Novotel is an ideal base to explore our fabulous city.

Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre

The Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre is right in the heart of the hip Northern quarter, making this an ideal hotel for business and leisure.

Rooms included a mix of standard, suites and the Executive King Bed Club Rooms, located on the exquisite and exclusive 8th floor, offered a stunning city skyline and access to a private club lounge offering complimentary nibbles and drinks.

There is an onsite gym, business facilities and restaurant.  The perfect place to chow down after a busy day in the city or have a few drinks to unwind.

Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel

The Magnificent Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, in Manchester city centre is situated on the banks of the beautiful River Irwell.

With onsite business facilities and the lovely Riverside restaurant, the hotel is ideal for business, family or a romantic break away.

For that extra slice of prestige and premium luxury opt for one of their sensational signature suites.  The divine Duplex suite, split over two levels, was super spacious and immediately felt like a home away from home.

Malmaison Manchester

Boutique to business the Malmaison Manchester has you covered.  Suitably located just a stones thrown away from Manchester Piccadilly train station and in the heart of the city centre.

With an onsite spa, gym, business facilities and a whole range of fabulous rooms from standard to suite you are sure for a super stay away.

The hotel restaurant and bar, Chez Mal Brasserie, is the ideal hotspot for delicious dining and drinks.

Hotel Football Manchester

Located opposite Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United Football Club, Hotel Football Manchester owned by Manchester United’s super star players, full back Gary Neville and retired winger Ryan Giggs, continue their play of the pitch and have teamed together to bring us a hotel of dreams.

With standard rooms, super fan class of 92 rooms along with a rooftop football pitch you can really live in the football moment.

The onsite restaurant and bar café football has to be a goal for sure.

The Principal Manchester

First opened in 1890, as The Refuge Assurance Company Headquarters, a landmark location within Manchester city centre, The Principal Hotel presents Victorian decadence and grandeur.

This terracotta grade II listed building shapes Manchester’s skyline with its unmissable iconic clock tower.

The stunning sculptured horse stands proud in reception set a light by the breathtakingly beautiful sky dome which dominates divinely with style and grace.  Along with cosy rooms, business facilitates and the onsite Refuge restaurant this place makes for a brilliant Manchester stay.

Ibis Manchester Portland Street

The Ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street Hotel located near Manchester Piccadilly train station and the Manchester Arndale shopping centre is right in the heart of all the exciting city action.

The rooms are cosy and snug and have all you need when you visit Manchester.  Recent refurbishments have just seen them recreate a lovely lobby and lounge area.

Along with their onsite CHILL#96 bar is the perfect place to have a drink or two while you people watch.

Village Hotel Bury 

Last but in no means least in the Village Hotel Bury, located in greater Manchester, it is the perfect place to stay for leisure or business.

they have gone all out on their Christmas decorations and even have a super cool and plush cinema style movie area.

The Club rooms have amazing onsite perks including complimentary access to V Works shared work space and the onsite gym with pool, steam room and sauna.

Now, you have no excuse, get your train booked, bags packed and Visit Manchester for a fabulous Christmas city break away.

Have a very merry Christmas.

Thank you for reading 😊

Melanie xx



115 thoughts on “My Best Manchester Hotels #Review

  1. Although we live just an hour’s away from Manchester, we do stay over especially when there is an event, party or concert so your list is so comprehensive. I am booking this as a guide for when we next need a hotel stay in Manchester.

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