Hotel Gotham

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Why We Love It

  • The 5-star Hotel Gotham is set in an Art Deco former bank building
  • The Honey Restaurant & members-only Club Brass have panoramic views across the city
  • The restaurants, bars & shops of King Street are nearby, including luxury department store Harvey Nicholas

"Decadent rooms" -- The Daily Telegraph

78% (9 Member Ratings)

"The staff were very professional "
11. Jul 2016
WaltonWarrington, United Kingdom


Map & Directions

Hotel Gotham is a 13-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly station. Manchester International Airport, which also has frequent bus services to the city centre is a 20-minute drive from the hotel.

Rooms & Rates

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Located on King Street, the former centre of the North's banking industry, the 5-star Hotel Gotham opened in April 2015, 80 years after it first opened as a bank. Known to be one of Manchester's most chic destinations, King Street has a variety of restaurants, bars and designer stores.

The hotel is listed in The Time's 2014 Cool Hotel Guide, which describes it as a "bank robber's dream" with a "decadent, bling style". The property has an upside-down feel: the reception is on the sixth floor and rooms are on the first five floors. Receptionists in sharp pinstripes welcome guests with complimentary mini cocktails.

The Hotel Gotham has "seriously luxurious and nostalgic interiors, according to the Manchester Evening News, and reflects the Neoclassical style of the Grade II-listed building. Condé Nast Traveler praises the "tongue-in-cheek banking décor" – all rooms have moneybag-style laundry bags, gold bars are used as bookends and toiletry holders, and there are bat-shaped Do Not Disturb signs that pay homage to the fictional Gotham.

There's plenty to do in the area, which has a "rich history and culture, easily explored in its myriad museums and galleries", according to Lonely Planet. Further afield, the Salford architect Daniel Libeskind, is a 10-minute walk from the Harbour City Metro stop. The Lowry, with its multiple performance spaces, bars, restaurants and shops, is also a short walk from the Harbour City stop.

The restaurant, Honey, has typewriters on the wall and waiting staff are dressed as pinstripe-clad bank managers. The menu features a modern twist on brasserie classics and local dishes. The 7th-floor private members bar, which has three outdoor terraces, is accessed via an illuminated steel and brass staircase inspired by old bank vaults.

Each of the individually designed bedrooms in the hotel are "dark and decadent with grey walls, large comfy beds, leather bed heads and faux fur throws", according to The Daily Telegraph. Rooms range from club, executive and suites, and there are five Inner Sanctum suites. With no windows, these suites instead feature a huge wonder wall with a projection of the city skyline. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.

From the press:

  • "Decadent rooms, a private members' club, rooftop bar and leather-clad suites" -- The Daily Telegraph

  • "A quirky hang out, where dining and eating in style is de rigueur" -- Cheshire Life



  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

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


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

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


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

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib and extra bed available in Director and Suite rooms only. Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under. Extra bed available on request for children aged 11 and under: £35 per night. This does not include breakfast. Infant's cot/crib and extra bed are only available in Director and Suite rooms only.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at £25 per night on checkout.

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.

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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.

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78% Positive
(9 Member reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Hotel Gotham over the past 15 months.
4.7 Ambiance
4.9 Location
4.1 Rooms
4.3 Quality of Service
3.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
our cocktail maker in the room was the best bit and breakfast in bed what we paid extra for was the best part.
Paul 20. Sep 2016 Warrington, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The staff were very professional
Other Comments
We were very disappointed with Bar Brass. There was an event in and it ruined the bar. It was my 50th birthday and so we planned a few drinks in the bar but it was crowded, very noisy and full of drunk people. Not what we expected at all and ruined our experience of the hotel.
Susanne 11. Jul 2016 WaltonWarrington, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
Not given the chocolates or any offer of late check out etc as stated by travel zoo
Sarah 26. Jun 2016 Nelson, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very quick and easy check in.
Other Comments
Room did not feel very clean (carpet did not look hooverd and hair in shower, stain on carpet - not what you would expect from such an expensive hotel). It was my boyfriends birthday and this was added to the "special requestes section, no effort was made by the hotel or staff, not even a happy birthday was said - all other places we visited over the weekend were much better with this.
Ashley 29. Mar 2016 Four Crosses, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The luxury of the room, the décor, the breakfast,plus all the staff were friendly and accommodating.The attention to detail was most refreshing the guys in club brass were very knowledgeable and the cocktails absolutely delicious.
Other Comments
It's truly an oasis of opulence in Manchester we will certainly return only wish we could afford to stay in one of the suites.It was a five star experience.
Nigel 22. Mar 2016 Bradford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Bar and stylish room.
Other Comments
No mention of travel zoo extras, no late departure or early check in also no mention of room upgrade. basically got plate of chocolate for using travel zoo.
john 20. Feb 2016 SCARBOROUGH, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
They cleared our bar bill because of the above.
Other Comments
On arrival the doorman was very jolly and pleasant but one of the 2 women present practically shooed me away when I began enquiring about the exclusive extras. Of those extras, only the early check in time was granted. Hardly difficult in a hotel that was almost empty. I wasn't granted the room upgrade despite our room not matching the photographs on their website, which gave the appearance of a much bigger room. The layout made the room feel small. Much smaller than I expected for £200. They forgot the chocolates despite my reminding them twice by email prior to our arrival. Then they placed a plate of candies in the room. There was only one chocolate. It certainly wasn't a luxury box. I have a photograph if you wish to see them. The room temperature couldn't be controlled within the room. When reception couldn't alter it from the main desk, at 1am when it was too cold for comfort, they sent a portable electric heater. I have a photo of that too. All highly embarrassing.
James 01. Feb 2016 Manchester, United Kingdom

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