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Kimpton Clocktower Hotel

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Oxford Street, Manchester M60 7HA England
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#31 of 129 hotels in Manchester
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Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is a fabulous Grade II listed building initially built for The Refuge Assurance Company in 1895. Many of the 270 loft style bedrooms and suites have original features and all rooms have modern touches such as smart TVs and free internet access. The Refuge Dining Room and Public Bar is curated by DJs turned restaurateurs Luke Cowdrey and Justin Crawford of the award winning Volta restaurant in West Didsbury. Featuring small plates and large sharing dishes the food is influenced by the global travels of Luke and Justin. The hotel includes 17 meeting and event spaces including the largest hotel ballroom in the northwest of England.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Doorperson
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
City View
Languages Spoken
English

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Grade: 100 out of 100
220Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
68Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Nadia T wrote a review Jan 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
This is to praise Sally from the reception for her support she provided me with in ordering online delivery. Her effort to follow up with the delivery company was much appreciated. As the food arrived late, Sally offered me snacks, being attentive and accommodating. Thank you!😊
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Vesna F wrote a review Jan 2021
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I just love every single thing about this hotel. It's historical, stylish but as well practical and adapted to modern standards. Food is amazing, staff very kind and helpful. Rooms are spacious, super clean and cosy. Wonderful experience, I will definitely visit again.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Monisha Beg wrote a review Dec 2020
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates85 contributions1 helpful vote
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The hotel is right in the city, pretty much everything is around the hotel. The staff is amazing. The hotel is beautiful and I really mean it. The rooms are so huge and designed so well. I love those cute red old style telephones, the bed is so comfortable, the chandelier is so gorgeous. Literally the English style. The food is amazing and the portions are very generous. The toilet also quite spacious and looks pretty. In short I would highly recommend this hotel whenever you are in Manchester.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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EYeah05 wrote a review Nov 2020
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed one night just before lockdown. The staff were super friendly and helpful. I even got a free room upgrade which was incredible. The room itself was super clean and just perfect. There was so much space and it was the perfect little getaway. Great location. Will definitely be visiting again!
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Jo T wrote a review Nov 2020
Liverpool, United Kingdom8 contributions6 helpful votes
After missing out on celebrating my 50 th and 30 th wedding anniversary and wetting out first grandchild head due to lockdown we arranged a night In Manchester. We had the best time this hotel was fabulous everything was thought of for a traveller . We had no fear of the virus as the hotel was immaculate and all guidelines in place . From the warm welcome from the beautiful receptionist to the wave goodbye from the friendly Johan. We had the most beautiful room it was stunning with special touches like a tuck box and water in the fridge . We will definitely book again . Breakfast was delicious and the staff were super friendly and professional
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$128 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
palace hotel manchester
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Principal Manchester
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandGreater ManchesterManchester
NUMBER OF ROOMS
275
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimpton Clocktower Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kimpton Clocktower Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Grey Horse Inn (0.2 miles), The Bridgewater Hall (0.2 miles), and Manchester Art Gallery (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kimpton Clocktower Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Kimpton Clocktower Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Kimpton Clocktower Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Kimpton Clocktower Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include One Plus Restaurant, Revolution, and Etci Mehmet Steakhouse.
Is Kimpton Clocktower Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the centre of Manchester.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kimpton Clocktower Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Kimpton Clocktower Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Kimpton Clocktower Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Ordsall Hall (1.6 miles), Victoria Baths (1.4 miles), and Granada Studios (0.7 miles).
Does Kimpton Clocktower Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is Kimpton Clocktower Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.