Refurbished in 2007, this conference hotel is designed to help guests relax with its 116 comfortable rooms. The magnificent Skyway Lounge overlooks the tree-lined Wilmslow Road and has beautiful leather armchairs. The city hotel offers great access to the area's major roads, secure car parking (fees apply) and free wifi Internet access. Guests are welcomed into a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services and can make use of the hotel's facilities, which include a hotel safe, cloakroom, bar, restaurant, conference facilities and room and laundry services (fees apply).
This city business hotel is situated in a small busy suburb just 3 km south of the city centre, on 8 major bus routes into the city centre. The hotel is on the main Wilmslow Road with great access to the motorway networks and inner ring road, just 10 minutes by public transport or 5 minutes by taxi. Its location is convenient for the universities, the main conference arenas and the city's entertainment and shopping areas. Oxford Road train station and Picadilly bus station can be found in the city centre, just 3 km from the airport hotel. Manchester city centre is just 5 minutes away and Manchester Airport is only 15 minutes away.
The modern, comfortable and completely non-smoking en suite guest rooms are well equipped and decorated in warm colours. They offer everything for the modern traveller including free wifi Internet access, a complimentary hospitality tray, digital television, luxurious 'just like down' duvets and even a Feathers Teddy Bear. Other in-room amenities include a bath and shower, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, radio, hifi, tea and coffee making facilities and central heating units.
A fantastic buffet breakfast with an array of European-influenced continental selections coupled with a hearty full English buffet breakfast is served each morning. Dinner is available à la carte or from set menus and there is also a range of daily specials. Bubbly and Bucks Fizz is served on Saturday and Sunday. Dinner is served at the Roman-themed Coliseum Restaurant, and bar snacks are available each evening in the Enigma Bar or Lowry Lounge.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, VISA and some debit cards are accepted as methods of payment.
By Car: From the South: From the M6 take the M56, sign posted Manchester Airport. Go to the end of the motorway and onto the A5103 dual carriageway. At the 5th set of traffic lights, turn right into Mauldeth West. Turn left at the 2nd set of traffic lights into Wilmslow Road. The hotel is 500 m along on the left-hand side, just before McDonalds. From the North: M60, M62 & M61. Join the M60 sign posted Manchester Airport. Come off at Junction 5 onto the A5103/Manchester City Centre and follow directions as above.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system