Top 5 Best Manchester Hotels 2015

You might be visiting Manchester for reasons of business or simply a short stay for pleasure with family and friends

Whatever the reason for your visit you probably want to stay in a hotel that is luxurious, sophisticated and the best value your money, so please read on to see our list of the top 5 Manchester Hotels

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Machester City Centre Hotels and Offices at night.

There is growing number of Manchester hotels these days, at both ends of the luxury spectrum. We are going to concentrate on the top end of the list. We will try to help you make an informed decision on where to stay when you visit this exciting city. So please read on as we count down the list from 5 to number 1.


5) The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester

Rated 4 Star – ★★★★

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Located in the M60 district of Manchester city centre, this hotel is ideally situated for business and pleasure visitors alike. The Manchester Central Convention Complex is just across Windmill Street. You also have the Manchester Library across St Peters Square. All the main city centre attractions are within a 15 minute walk.

The Hotel itself first opened in 1903 and is owned nowadays by The QHotels Group. It has a recently opened Spa and Pool, for those of you who like to be pampered. With over 300 bedrooms, 14 conference rooms, 2 restaurants and a bar this is a great all round hotel. Visit the hotels website for more details.

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4) Marriott Hotel, Water Street, Manchester

Rated 4 Star – ★★★★

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This hotel sits on the banks of the River Irwell. Close by are the old Granada studios where the TV show Coronation Street was filmed. Quay Street and the Manchester Opera House are just a short walk away. The National Football Museum is just 15 minutes walk and Old Trafford is 10 minutes by car.

The hotel boasts The V&A Restaurant and V&A Bar with rustic exposed brick decor. The staff are friendly and the rooms are cosy and luxurious. There is high speed internet access in all 148 rooms along with desk, phone and coffee making facilities. To find out more about this hotel visit their website here.

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3) DoubleTree by Hilton, 1 Piccadilly Place, Manchester

Rated 4 Star – ★★★★

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Number 3 on our list is actually the tallest building in the UK outside of London! Just a 2 minute stroll from the famous Museum of Science and Industry its a perfect location for any visitor. You have the full length of Deansgate on your doorstep with all the shops and restaurants it has to offer.

It’s not all shops and pleasure at the DoubleTree by Hilton, this hotel also caters very well for it’s business customers. There are 11 meeting rooms, high speed internet with iMac computers in executive rooms and a business centre. The hotel has a restaurant and bar on the 23rd floor with stunning views of the city. Visit the website for further details.

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2) Great John Street Hotel, Great John Street, Manchester

Rated 4 Star – ★★★★

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Formerly an old Victorian school this boutique hotel is one of our favorites. We have the pleasure in visiting the Great John Street Hotel on a regular basis for business. It’s perfectly located for both executive and leisure visitors. You have the Manchester Central Convention Complex less than 10 minutes walk away and the Central Retail District about 3 minutes by car.

There is a restaurant and bar along with views of the city from the roof terrace. Private hire is also available for business events and celebrations for up to 200 people. The hotel is cosy and sophisticated at the same time with Ralph Lauren inspired elegant interior design. You also have a great selection of themed rooms to choose from. Visit the hotel website for more details.

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1) Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester, Peter Street, Manchester

Rated 5 Star – ★★★★★

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This is our number 1 hotel in Manchester for 2015! It is a truly amazing building both inside and out. It wouldn’t be out of place in any major European capital city. The Radisson Blu boasts a modern bar, steak and lobster restaurant, champagne lounge and luxury 5 star spa. There is a business centre with private meeting rooms and waiter service.

All 263 rooms have free high speed WiFi, marble bathrooms and 24/7 room service. Some of the deluxe rooms not only have a separate living area but private roof terraces too. We highly recommend visiting their website for more information about this stunning 5 star Manchester hotel.

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So there you have it, our short list of the top 5 hotels in Manchester. To compile this list we have gathered together information we sourced online to begin with. We also provide chauffeur services for many of the hotels on this list. We therefore get the opportunity to ask our clients how they enjoyed their stay in Manchester. The question we most like to ask is, what did you think of your hotel?

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