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Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa

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Why We Love It

  • The hotel is a couple of minutes' walk from Manchester Piccadilly railway station & is "ideally located", according to The AA
  • It's one of Manchester's largest 4-star hotels & is housed in a quirky BT building
  • The spa boasts a thermal suite with a hot-rock sauna & a eucalyptus-scented steam room

"A real sanctuary" -- Cheshire Life

80% (10 Member Ratings)

"The staff the room and the location."
Christine
Feb 21, 2017
Lancashire, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

The hotel is less than five minutes' walk from Manchester Piccadilly railway station, and within a 25-minute drive or train ride from Manchester Airport. It is just off the Mancunian Way, with easy access to major motorways. Parking is £20 for 24 hours, available on a first come, first served basis.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa is in the heart of the city, a short walk from Manchester Piccadilly railway station. It is housed in "the striking curved former BT building at the gateway into the city centre" (Manchester Evening News), and dominates London Road with its unusual boomerang-like shape.

There is plenty to see in this city -- theatres and museums, the Opera House, Manchester Arena and Manchester Art Gallery -- all within a 25-minute walk of the hotel. Sports fans can be at Old Trafford in 10 minutes (by car), while those in search of retail therapy can head to the Trafford Centre shopping complex, within 20 minutes' drive.

The hotel's Scottish Steakhouse Restaurant serves prime beef cuts supplied by Scottish farms, which are grilled on the coal-fuelled Josper Grill. After a day of sightseeing, you can unwind in the lounge bar with its velvet sofas and plasma TV, and enjoy light bites or after-dinner drinks.

Cheshire Life describes the on-site spa as "a tranquil, dark oasis" in the city centre, and the thermal suite includes an ice igloo, heated loungers and a hot-rock sauna (extra charges apply). A range of beauty treatments are available, and there's also a Technogym.

All 338 modern bedrooms have Wi-Fi, and triple glazing to keep out the city noise.

From the press:


  • "The décor everywhere is smart, modern chic but there's a deliberate lack of uniformity" -- Cheshire Life

Amenities

General

  • Gym / fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Spa

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)

Parking

  • Parking (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am

Children and additional guests: There are no extra beds available.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Parking is subject to availability: £20 per car, per day.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

It is the responsibility of the hotel chain and/ or the individual property to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. Travelzoo is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.

80% Positive
(10 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa over the past 15 months.
4.2 Ambiance
4.2 Location
4.1 Rooms
4.3 Quality of Service
4.1 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
The staff the room and the location.
Christine Feb 21, 2017 Lancashire, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The room was nice I'd appreciate a room complementary so we can go back and use out treatments otherwise a refund as we couldn't use it or the spa facilities
Other Comments
I booked the hotel and spa break but couldn't get the treatments at the spa or use facilities which was very disappointing
Hayley Feb 21, 2017 anglesey, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Breaķfast
Ian Feb 20, 2017 Crewe , United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Everything, Room, staff, breakfast all excellent.
Other Comments
The Staff are all helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble for them. Excellent
Steve Feb 15, 2017 Blackpool, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Not being able to alter the day because unable to attend due to rail strike
Other Comments
I didn't get there due to the southern rail strike and the hotel couldn't alter the day because of the agreement so not much fun really.
Christine Oct 15, 2016 Worthing, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
everything!
Other Comments
Really clued up and helpful re gluten free food.
Jean May 03, 2016 Ilkley, United Kingdom

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