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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
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Ranked #5 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here last night for one Evening and found the experience from start to finish wonderful,the little touches fresh milk for tea and coffee the room prepared for your retirement later were all nice touches.The reception staff were efficient and extremely welcoming and forthcoming with information about the hotel on arrival.The room was on a par with any 5... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Firstly the setting is perfect - on Canal Street which is full of bars and restaurants and is within walking distance of other popular streets. Each room is different. I have stayed in a few different rooms. One had a huge headboard in sculpted wood whilst another had a four poster bed. The balcony rooms are fabulous too as they... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I hate leaving bad reviews but it didnt tick all the boxes if im honest, for the amount of money payed! Lovely hotel, but needs a little tlc. Rooms look clean but on closer inspection wasnt spotless. Would of expected it to be spotless from a hotel this expensive! Back of little info cards were dusty. Not just a little... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Checked in to a lovely room. beautiful decor etc! Unfortunately this hotel is situated next door to a night club. From about 9PM until 3AM we could hear the night clubs music. It was not enjoyable. It was also extremely loud despite wearing ear plugs. I phoned up the reception and unfortunately all the other rooms where full. The receptionist... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little hotel on Canal St, great for a romantic getaway! Our room was wonderfully decorated (just check Google Images for an idea), service friendly and we loved that they brought a tray up in the evening whilst we were out with fresh milk and biscuits, even an ice bucket to put our late night drinks in. Smooth radio playing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently stayed as a birthday treat and my girlfriend booked the hotel as a surprise- which was amazing! On canal St so right next to bars and clubs, 2 minute walk from Piccadilly station and a very short 10 minute walk to the Arndale centre for shopping! On arrival staff were extremely friendly and even though we arrived and hour... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this hotel , I don't think the website does it justice . Excellent professional and friendly service from ALL staff(reception, bar, restaurant, doorman ). Our room was fab , everything you could possibly need , The décor is exceptional and unique ( far nicer than a corporate hotel that we nearly booked), fantastic bathroom ( power shower+bath)with gowns etc... More

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121 reviews 121 reviews
37 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely charming and a beautiful hotel with an old building and exceptional room styles and I mean it when I say exceptional. I loved the hotel and the rooms and I am sure if I go again, that I will stay in this place 100% You are not far from the middle of the city neither the train station and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my girlfriend have spent 2 nights in this great hotel. This was the biggest room I've seen in a hotel. Staff were always friendly and helpful. Welcome tray was a really nice touch, the bar was great. Location of the hotel is perfect for city breaks as it is located really close to the city centre. Room was... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for my husband's birthday, great price for a boutique hotel. Staff were very welcoming, got us checked in quickly. Great location close to Piccadilly. Welcome tray a nice touch, fantastic amenities and REN toiletries. Our nightcap in the bar, ended up being a longer stay, due to lovely atmosphere and fantastic bar staff. Highly recommended.

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Address: 2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Velvet 4*
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