This city hotel has a contemporary interior design, whilst maintaining the character of the Grade II listed building in which it is set. The air-conditioned hotel comprises a total of 141 rooms. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers a 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-out service, as well as a hotel safe and lift access to the upper floors. Guests can dine in the restaurant. Conference facilities are available to business travellers. Guests can enjoy the convenience of wireless Internet access (for a fee). They can also take advantage of the room service, as well as the laundry service (for an additional fee).
The hotel is located at the heart of Manchester city centre, on the border of Chinatown. This hotel is a minute's walk from the main shopping district and other points of interest. Manchester Art Gallery is located opposite the hotel. Within walking distance of the hotel, guests will find restaurants, bars and pubs, as well as Chorlton Street bus station and Piccadilly Railway Station. Liverpool can be reached in around 50 minutes by public transport. Guests can visit the Imperial War Museum North and the Museum of Science and Industry, which are each around 1.6 km away. The Old Trafford stadium can be found about 2 km away, while the Palace Theatre & Opera House is about 500 m from the hotel. The hotel is 15 km away from Manchester International Airport, and the journey into the city centre from the airport takes 21 minutes. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is around 55 km away and Blackpool Airport is about 85 km away from the hotel. Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield is approximately 107 km away, while East Midlands Airport is around 143 km away. Birmingham International Airport is approximately 155 km from the hotel.
The rooms are spacious and contemporary in design. They have a warm ambience, and for a city centre location the bedrooms are quiet. All rooms come with an en suite bathroom with a shower/bath and a hairdryer. Guests can enjoy a good night's rest on their double bed. Rooms also come equipped with a direct dial telephone, radio, safe and mini fridge. Standard in-room amenities include satellite/cable TV and broadband Internet access (there is a charge for Internet access). Furthermore, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set and trouser press, air conditioning and heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.
There is a small gym offering a selection of cardiovascular equipment. Use of the gym is complimentary to all residents.
A continental buffet breakfast is offered each morning in the hotel restaurant. Lunch and dinner can be selected from various menu options. Dinner is also offered à la carte.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel. Some debit cards are also accepted.
Guests arriving by car should take the M56 to junction 1, following signs to Manchester city centre. The M56 becomes the A5103 (Princess Parkway). Follow this road to the roundabout and follow signs for the city centre. Go around Albert Square which leads onto Princess Street. The hotel is located on the right-hand side.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board