Transformed in recent years by the Feathers Group, this historical establishment, which dates back to 1876, was renovated in 2009. The hotel combines the wonderful architecture and tradition of this grand marque hotel with a highly creative and contemporary design, guaranteeing all guests a quite unique experience. The air-conditioned hotel houses 218 guestrooms, a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service plus hotel safe, cloakroom and lift access. Guests can make use of the hotel's restaurant, conference facilities and WLAN Internet access. Room and laundry services are offered and for a fee guests can leave their vehicles at the hotel car park.At a minimum all the bedrooms enjoy multi-channel free satellite TV, direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries, 24-hour room service (fees apply) and night porter service, free wireless Internet access, and many other little luxuries to make the guest's stay a special one. The rooms' private bathroom includes a shower, bath and hairdryer. A double bed, radio, hifi, safe, ironing set and central heating are also provided in the rooms.
By car: from Manchester Airport - leave the airport on the Domestic Approach road. At the roundabout, take the fifth exit onto Outwood Lane. Bear left onto the slip road (M56, J5). Continue along the M56 and then bear left onto the slip road for the M53 J11/M56 J15. Continue along the M53 and exit at Junction 12 and then at the roundabout, taking the third exit onto Warrington Road, A56. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Hoole Road, A56. Continue along the A56 and then bear left onto Hoole Way, A56. Turn left onto Brook Street and then bear right onto Station Road. At the roundabout, take the first exit for City Road, where the hotel is located.