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Palatine Road Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WG England
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#107 of 136 hotels in Manchester
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The Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa has a wide range of facilities including two restaurants, free parking for up to 600 spaces, free WI-Fi and also has a gym and spa. All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities, in addition to a TV, telephone, suit press and a hairdryer. All bathrooms include both a shower and bath. It is perfectly located for any visit to Manchester, being within a 10 minute drive of Manchester Airport, as well as only 20 minutes' drive away from Manchester City Centre, Manchester United Football Club and the second largest shopping centre in the UK - the Trafford Centre. Getting to the hotel couldn't be much easier, as it is only a 2 minute drive to the M60 motorway.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Public wifi
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Parking
Paid internet
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Salon
Steam room
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Telephone
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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English

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Grade: 52 out of 100
95Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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Julian O wrote a review Jan 2
10 contributions4 helpful votes
The hotels.com listing for this hotel states that there is transport between airport and hotel. There is not. It cost me £45 in taxi fares to get to/from Airport. Check-in staff told is that they had repeatedly told hotels.com that the listing was innacurate but they had failed to correct it. I strongly suspect that this was not true. Room was shabby. Breakfast was poor. Avoid.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Robdavies88 wrote a review Dec 2021
Whickham, United Kingdom59 contributions58 helpful votes
I’m literally sat typing this at 3:03am because I can’t get any sleep. - When I arrived, the 2 members of staff working at reception were arguing with each other and the girl who served me was in a foul mood (unprofessional) - The bed is uncomfortable - Charged £7 to use wifi for one night stay (most hotels offer it in the package) - There were hairs in the bath from the last person (during covid-19 pandemic) - The soap dispenser in the bath was empty - The hotel seems to be used as a hostel for some people to live in and as it’s after 3am, I can still hear people with the TV on in their room loud. - People chatting outside whilst smoking. It means when I open the window, I smell the smoke and risk setting the fire alarm off. I didn’t realise it was a Britannia hotel. I’ve had shocking experiences in these hotels before but until you get here, you don’t realise as the name isn’t obvious on the booking. If I’d known I’d have avoided it.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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Lee Anne wrote a review Sep 2020
Durham, United Kingdom1 contribution1 helpful vote
If your looking for somewhere cheep & cheerful this is the place. Staff were friendly food enjoyable, kids enjoyed the pizzas and they loved spending time in the pool. We have used this hotel many times when using Manchester air port as the discount on parking is really reasonable.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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MumsyT wrote a review Aug 2020
Inverurie, United Kingdom144 contributions32 helpful votes
It seemed ideal. On the doorstep of Manchester airport, a hotel to stay and leave the car in a secure environment. The run up through the grounds looked promising. The car park however looked overgrown with weeds popping through. I got as far as the reception to be told we were staying at a sister hotel (not a pleasant one). No real explanation. No prior warning. There were plenty people going about who were residing there.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Hudds B T T wrote a review Mar 2020
Huddersfield, United Kingdom356 contributions194 helpful votes
My partner and I stayed at this hotel for one night before we travelled on our holidays. We left the car for seven days which was good and got a shuttle bus to the airport and back. What I didn’t like was having to walk past residents smoking some sort of drug by the front door into the hotel not very nice. I mentioned it to the receptionist and she looked at me as much to say yes I am aware but not going to do anything. We bought evening meal and breakfast the following day which I have to say was very poor. The rooms were ok warm and comfy. The only good thing I can say about this hotel is the bar prices were ok. Won’t be staying again.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$51 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
britannia country manchester, britannia country hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandGreater ManchesterManchester
NUMBER OF ROOMS
255
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Frequently Asked Questions about Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Marie Louise Gardens (0.3 miles), The Royal Oak at Didsbury (0.7 miles), and Kagyu Ling Buddhist Centre (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Dhoom Dhaam, Sangam Didsbury, and Viet Guy.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa have airport transportation?
Yes, Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Staircase House (3.8 miles), Ordsall Hall (3.9 miles), and Stockport Air Raid Shelters (3.7 miles).
Is Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.