Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford Manchester Review: March 2019
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.
Located on the site of the fabulous and famous Lancashire cricket pitch, the hotel has a really energy and excitement about the place.
The reception was warm, welcoming and gave good vibes right from the offset. Throughout the stay all staff were wonderful and made the hotel feel like home.
Décor a mix of subtle shades with a relaxing upholstered cosy island seating area, with of course cricket on the television.
The well-designed premium room with king bed, had a Serta mattress which gave me a great night’s sleep. Additionally, the room included a 40-inch HDTV, mini-refrigerator, and coffee/tea making facilities. Also, complimentary WiFi and a wonderful work desk with ergonomic chair.
A fabulous fresh fruity welcome platter and card awaited our arrival, which was fab, a nice extra gesture.
Combined with the fact that we were in a Pitch Facing room, overlooking the Cricket Pitch, with an external private balcony was a breath-taking moment and really made me genuinely smile.
Tipsy Tea at Slug & Lettuce Manchester Spinningfields – Review: March 2019
Located in the super Spinningfields location, right in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant city centre, the Slug and lettuce Spinningfields is the ideal place to share fun filled moments and create memories with family and friends.
Situated waterside, the wooden veranda terrace area is a scenic space to enjoy outdoor dining, drinking or both.
Inside interiors are floral themed with upholstered seating, Pink illuminated lighting and amazing artwork adorning the walls.
Welcomed warmly by excellent Emily, who served us fantastically throughout, we prepared to enjoy a tasty Tipsy Tea, as our space had been pre-reserved, so we were all good to go.
A Fantastic Foodie Stay at Novotel Manchester Centre – Review: March 2019
The Novotel Manchester Centre, located in the heart of the city, is the ideal place to stay, offering all the amenities and mod cons from a convenient and central 4-star base.
Warmly welcomed at check in, it was time to head straight up to the room.
The excellent Executive rooms offer guests a stylish and spacious space. The snug bed, lovely lounge area, along with the fully stocked tea tray, give the room that cosy home away from home feel.
Escape Reality Manchester Break out & Break in: Alcatraz & Bank Job Escape Rooms – Review: February 2019
Location: Escape Reality Manchester city centre, you have been transported back to 1934, locked up in the notorious Alcatraz, just off San Francisco Bay, a maximum high security prison along with some seriously dangerous criminals.
With our intake, the prison had reached maximum capacity for the first time ever, so tensions and stress are running high and now was the time to make our move before special measures are implemented.
No prison has ever contained us, after much plotting, the plan is in place. Police uniform secured and convict cuffed, the inmates have created a diversion leaving all remaining inmates in cells unguarded. With nerves of steel, we made our gutsy move to break free, question is can you?
Crazy enough to break out of Alcatraz, after a few years rest, we decided to return to crime, but this time we decided to break in and show them who’s boss and pull off a big diamond heist and get that much needed cash boost into our depleted bank accounts.
We grabbed our elite squad of highly skilled bank robbers, as we were amongst the chosen few who had been challenged to infiltrate the security systems at the world’s most protected bank vaults.
Escape Hunt Manchester Cowboys Vs Pirates: Wild West & Blackbeard’s Treasure – Review: February 2019
Exciting Escape Hunt Manchester, located in Manchester city centre, is where all the action takes place. Cowboy or Pirate, you decide and prepare for a wild west ride or swash buckling adventure.
I am sure you will be warmly welcomed by the team, just like on our arrival, and their game masters are awesome.
Howdy partners, the wild west tiny frontier town of East Victoria, has struck gold, so celebrations throughout town are rife.
Not everything that glistens is gold though, as with this news, the bloodthirsty Bill French Gang are riding their way into town to claim the gold and kill everyone in East Victoria.
A Fabulous Festive Foodie Stay, with Peter Street Kitchen, at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester – Review
Celebrate in style this Christmas, with the Radisson Blu Edwardian, at their super 5-star luxury hotel in the heart of Manchester city centre.
Situated inside the historic Free Trade Hall, the hotel is steeped in historic charm and elegance, as one of the city’s most iconic buildings.
The reception area boasts a beautiful crystal chandelier, as its signature centrepiece. Along with the Christmas tree, sophisticatedly decorated, providing that home away from home feel.
Since the extensive refit, the interiors now have a fantastic and fabulous fresh look.
Clean, contemporary lines with amazing artwork, lighting, planting and subtle subdue shades, creates a relaxed and refreshed vibe.
Shark Duoclean Cordless Upright with Powered Lift Away Review: December 2018
“Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell Rock” Yes it’s that time of the year again, where we hang out our stockings, send out invites to family and friends and prepare to party into the festive season.
Open fire roaring, festive musical melody’s playing, but before all that the house needs to be a cosy and clean home, but as Santa’s elves are all busy, get a festive helping hand from Shark, with their super duper easy to use Duo clean Cordless Upright with Powered Lift Away.
Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa Review: August 2018
The Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa, located on the edge of the beautiful West Pennine moors, whose origins date back to farm buildings from the 17th century, is now a four-star hotel, Spa & experience.
In 1964 owner Carlton Walker, was offered “the last drop” of a bottle of wine, to mark the completion and celebrations of the restaurant, hence the hotels current name.
Warmly welcomed by the ladies on reception, we headed up to our Executive double room. Spacious and immaculate room presentation, a great start to our super spa stay. The bedside area has a lamp, decent shelving unit and plenty of plugs for all your tech gadgets.
The desk entertainment area with flat screen television, can double up as an ideal work area, as there is also complimentary high-speed internet access, or as a vanity area. A logo embossed Last Drop Hotel notepad and pencil along with a well-appointed tea tray with coffee, tea and herbal teas was provided.
The contemporary bathroom included a sunken bathtub, overhead shower unit, heated towel unit, bidet and toilet. Well designed and an ideal space for getting spruced up for dinner at the onsite Courtyard restaurant.
Smooth your way into Summer with Nutri Ninja Review: June 2018
Shark Ninja, the brilliant brand behind the Nutri Ninja product, have an energetic and enthusiastic team dedicated to making your lives better, with a marvellous machine that is a seriously smart bit of kit.
Power up your kitchen, for a perfect performance, with the two in one, Ninja ultimate chopper, blender and mini food processor with Auto iQ 1200W and with a massive 10 one touch intelligence programmes.
Tick Tock Unlock Leeds – The Forgotten Tomb Review: June 2018
Challenge your squad and take your team back in time to ancient Egypt, at Tick Tock unlock Leeds. An interactive live exciting, engaging and entertaining escape room experience.
From the get go there is mystery, wonder and intrigue, as the Tick tock team meet you in Leeds city centre and whisk your team off to a super-secret location.
Years of tradition saw Pharaohs buried with their prize possessions. Along with his vast riches, Pharaoh Kamzu got buried with shh…a dark forgotten secret.
After setting up a dig site, archaeologists excitingly uncovered the treasure tomb and final resting place of Pharaoh Kamzu. Expedition excitement waned, and concern kicked in, as the team went silent. Weeks went by, until a brief crackly radio signal bellowed out one word only – “Cursed”.
Amazing Amy our games master got us explorers prepped for our exciting Egyptian expedition, as now it was our turn to take the treacherous Tomb steps, in a land where great and powerful pharaohs, once ruled all of ancient Egypt.